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5 July 2021 Systemic Bovine Tuberculosis in a Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata) in the Marche Region, Italy
Valentina Cambiotti, Giorgia Angeloni, Michela Conquista, Giacomo Rossi, Livio Galosi, Elisabetta Manuali, Silvia Pavone, Raffaele Claudio Barboni, Paola Papa, Laura Faccenda, Stefano Gavaudan
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Tuberculosis is a worldwide zoonosis involving a wide range of hosts among domestic and wild animals. We describe tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis in a wild crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata) found dead in the district of Macerata, Marche Region, Italy in 2019.

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Valentina Cambiotti, Giorgia Angeloni, Michela Conquista, Giacomo Rossi, Livio Galosi, Elisabetta Manuali, Silvia Pavone, Raffaele Claudio Barboni, Paola Papa, Laura Faccenda, and Stefano Gavaudan "Systemic Bovine Tuberculosis in a Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata) in the Marche Region, Italy," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 57(3), 705-707, (5 July 2021). https://doi.org/10.7589/JWD-D-20-00164
Received: 18 September 2020; Accepted: 15 February 2021; Published: 5 July 2021
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