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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2011, Article ID 953985, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/953985
Research Article

Bovine Tuberculosis in a Nebraska Herd of Farmed Elk and Fallow Deer: A Failure of the Tuberculin Skin Test and Opportunities for Serodiagnosis

1National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Ames, IA 50010, USA
2National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), USDA, Lincoln, NE 68516, USA
3NVSL, APHIS, USDA, Fort Collins, CO 80526-8117, USA
4NVSL, APHIS, USDA, Ames, IA 50010, USA
5North American Deer Farmers Association, Lake City, MN 55041, USA
6Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc., Medford, NY 11763, USA

Received 10 January 2011; Accepted 20 February 2011

Academic Editor: Michael D. Welsh

Copyright © 2011 W. Ray Waters et al. 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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