Archive: 2015

Tularemia also found in hares in Friesland

Friesland is the fifth province in which tularemia has been found in hares. Two hares from the centre of the province were submitted to the Dutch Wildlife Health Centre (DWHC) for post-mortem exam. Tularemia was initially suspected based on lesions seen in the liver and was later confirmed by molecular tests
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Salmonella in sparrows

At the end of December 2014 a resident of the Dutch town of Heerlen reported finding a number of dead sparrows in her garden and that the remaining sparrows appeared weak. One of the sparrows in an early stage of decomposition was submitted for post-mortem investigation at the Dutch Wildlife Health Centre (DWHC);
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