Published in Vaccine Weekly, December 8th, 1997
In a multi-agency effort, scientists from U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are monitoring the incidence of brucellosis among bison living in Yellowstone National Park.
Brucellosis is caused by the bacterium Brucella abortus. In cattle, infection with the organism induces abortions, decreases fertility, and reduces milk production, says Steven C. Olsen. A...
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