Martin Weiss <mweiss at NYHALLSCI.ORG> wrote:
> Does anyone have any information about transportation of clostridium by
> water birds? I've been told that ducks can transport these spores and or
> bacteria. I'd appreciate any sources and or references. I've done a
> Medlines search for clostridium and birds with no responses.
> Martin Weiss, Ph.D.
> Director of Biology
> New York Hall of Science
I did a quick search in VETCD and on your keywords I've got 545
I had only a quick look on the articles and found something like:
TI: Wild birds and rodents as carriers of pathogenic bacteria
(particularly Salmonella species and Clostridium perfringens).
AU: Volkova-AA; Dzhamgyrchieva-TD; Shamiev-FM; AA-Volkova
ty. 1982, 47-54; Russian summary p. 137; 4 ref.
TI: Bibliography of references to avian botulism: update.
AU: Wilson-SS; Locke-LN
SO: 1982, 11pp.; Special Scientific Report-Wildlife No. 243.
TI: Botulism research in the Netherlands during 1978.
AU: Haagsma-J; Laak-EA-ter; Ter-Laak-EA
and much more...
Since this file cannot be sent to newsgroups (> 700 KB) AND
I'm out to Germany for a week, I've put it in the /pub directory of
our anonymous ftp-server. The details I have mailed to you.
Sebastian Bunka, Dr. med. vet
Inst. Med. Chemistry, Vet. University Vienna
Ph. +43-1-250 77 ext. 4208, Fax: ext. 4290
e-mail: Sebastian.Bunka at vu-wien.ac.at