Experimental inoculation of North American opossums (Didelphis virginiana) with Mycobacterium bovis

Eight North American opossums (Didclphis virginiana),were inoculated with 1 X 10(5) colony forming units of Mycobacterium bovis to investigate their potential as reservoir hosts for bovine tuberculosis in Michigan. Four animals received this dose orally a

Author K. L. Diegel, S. D. Fitzgerald, D. E. Berry, S. V. Church, W. M. Reed, J. G. Sikarskie and J. B. Kaneene
Year 2002
Secondary title Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Volume 38
Number 2
Pages 275-281