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1 July 1987 Avian Tuberculosis in Wild Birds in the Netherlands
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Mycobacterium avium was isolated from 82 of 11,664 birds submitted for necropsy in The Netherlands. All isolated M. avium strains belonged to serotype 1, 2 or 3. The greatest number M. avium were from buzzards and falcons. The prevalence of tuberculosis in gulls is extremely low.

Smit, Eger, Haagsma, and Bakhuizen: Avian Tuberculosis in Wild Birds in the Netherlands
T. Smit, A. Eger, J. Haagsma, and T. Bakhuizen "Avian Tuberculosis in Wild Birds in the Netherlands," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 23(3), 485-487, (1 July 1987). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-23.3.485
Received: 21 July 1986; Published: 1 July 1987
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