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Pathology Case of the Month - Little Brown Bat

History: A Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus) was captured in a harp trap in May 2023 as part of surveillance for Pseudogymnoascus destructans at a...

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Pathology Case of the Month - Cooper’s Hawk

One Cooper’s hawk (Accipiter cooperii) was found down during a larger die-off of multiple corvid and raptor species.

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New resource on pathology and infectious agents of freshwater mussels

A new publication by USGS National Wildlife Health Center scientists and partners (Knowles et al. 2023) was published to synthesize current disease...

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An introduction to lesions and histology of stony corals

USGS National Wildlife Health Center pathologists and partners have authored a new reference guide on the lesions and histology of scleractinian...

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WHISPers new features and usability updates

Development efforts are underway for the next phase of WHISPers (Wildlife Health Information Sharing Partnership – event reporting system).

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Update on USGS National Wildlife Health Center Director

After 14 years as Center Director at the USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Dr. Jonathan Sleeman has assumed a new position with the USGS...

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Update on plans to modernize NWHC facilities

Planning is underway for a new National Wildlife Health Center facility.

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Pathology Case of the Month - Elkhorn Coral Colony

Case History: Multifocal, progressive tissue loss was seen in several Elkhorn coral colonies within one reef off the coast of Sousa in the Dominican...

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Pathology Case of the Month - Mexican Wolf

Case History: An eight-year-old male captive Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) with clinical signs referrable to the central nervous system was...

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Amphibians have one more thing to worry about—mercury—large USGS study shows

RESTON, Va. — The first widescale assessment of methylmercury in adult amphibians in the U.S. to date shows that, in amphibians, this toxic compound...

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Pathology Case of the Month - Mallard Duck

Case History: An adult male 1320-g Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) was found dead as part of a mortality event involving Snow Geese (Anser...

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