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1 January 1990 Survey for Leprosy in Nine-banded Armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) from the Southeastern United States
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Ears from 853 nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi were examined microscopically for evidence of leprosy. All were negative for both acid-fast bacteria (Mycobacterium leprae) and lesions compatible with leprosy.

Howerth, Stallknecht, Davidson, and Wentworth: Survey for Leprosy in Nine-banded Armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) from the Southeastern United States
E. W. Howerth, D. E. Stallknecht, W. R. Davidson, and E. J. Wentworth "Survey for Leprosy in Nine-banded Armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) from the Southeastern United States," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 26(1), (1 January 1990). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-26.1.112
Received: 1 June 1989; Published: 1 January 1990
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