Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011
Sealpox Virus in Marine Mammal Rehabilitation Facilities, North America, 2007–2009
|Characteristic||Sealpox reported in facility in past 12 mo
|Shared by adults and pups*||1||2|
|Shared by different species||2||5|
|Quarantine space available||2||9|
|Frequency of pen disinfection|
|Standard protocols for newly admitted pinnipeds†|
*Adults, >1 y of age; pups, <1 y of age.
†Responses were not mutually exclusive.
‡Tests performed included pathogen screening for morbillivirus, Brucella spp., rabies virus, Leptospira spp., West Nile virus, heartworms, intestinal helminths, and avian influenza virus.
§Vaccinations included those against West Nile virus, rabies virus, and Leptospira spp.
1Current affiliation: George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA.
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