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J Wildl Dis. 1997 Oct;33(4):900-2.

Tick paralysis in a red wolf.

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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Manteo, North Carolina 27954, USA.

Abstract

A free-ranging male red wolf (Canis rufus) in North Carolina (USA), exhibiting paresis, anorexia and heavy tick infection was diagnosed with tick paralysis. The wolf recovered completely following the removal of all ticks. This is the first record of tick paralysis in the red wolf.

PMID:
9391981
DOI:
10.7589/0090-3558-33.4.900
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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