Vertebrates

Whey protein of the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula): isolation, characterization and changes in concentration in milk during lactation of transferrin, alpha-lactalbumin and serum albumin

Transferrin and serum albumin were purified from both whey and serum, and alpha-lactalbumin was purified from whey from the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). The N-terminal amino acid sequences for […]

Tuberculosis in New Zealand – current status and control policies

The epidemiology and control of tuberculosis in New Zealand is discussed. The source of infection for cattle and deer is the wild possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). The number of tuberculin reactors […]

Symposium on tuberculosis, Palmerston North, April 1991. Proceedings from a symposium organised by the New Zealand Veterinary Association

Experts from a wide variety of expertise have contributed to this symposium of the feral reservoir of bovine tuberculosis infection and how to deal with the problem. The first 8 […]

Leptospiral infection in common brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) from lowland podocarp/mixed hardwood forest in New Zealand

A survey of 261 common brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) from New Zealand lowland podocarp/mixed hardwood forest showed 34% of possums with antibodies to Leptospira interrogans serovar balcanica, 35% with antibodies […]