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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2011, Article ID 591980, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/591980
Research Article

Lesion Distribution and Epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis in Elk and White-Tailed Deer in South-Western Manitoba, Canada

1Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7K 5B4
2Riding Mountain National Park, Parks Canada Agency, Wasagaming, MB, Canada R0J 2H0

Received 15 January 2011; Revised 3 March 2011; Accepted 21 March 2011

Academic Editor: Mitchell V. Palmer

Copyright © 2011 Todd K. Shury and Doug Bergeson. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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