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Viruses
Very small particles visible only with an electronic microscope. Considered to be complex molecules and not living organisms, these are often causes of disease in plants, animals, and bacteria.
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PDF Avian influenza (in Field manual of wildlife diseases) [More info]
Chapter 22 from the field manual of wildlife diseases providing basic information about avian influenza viruses.
Biological resource status and trends: Microbes [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on Microbes
Field manual of wildlife diseases: general field procedures and diseases of birds [More info]
Manual listing field procedures for bird specimen collecting, bacterial, fungal, parasitic, and viral diseases, biotoxins, chemical toxins, common and scientific names of birds, and glossary. Manual can be downloaded or viewed in PDF format.
PDF Phage therapy for Florida corals? [More info]
Explains how some diseases affecting corals might be countered by viruses that infect disease-causing bacteria.
West Nile Virus (WNV) [More info]
National Wildlife Health Center studies the West Nile Virus to learn the current geographic extent, to understand how the virus moves between birds, mosquitoes, and humans, and to predict future movements of the virus.
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