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Volume 4, Number 1—March 1998

Dispatch

B-virus from Pet Macaque Monkeys: An Emerging Threat in the United States?

Stephanie R. Ostrowski*, Mira J. Leslie†, Terri Parrott‡, Susan Abelt¶, and Patrick E. Piercy§
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, USA; ‡Pembroke Park Animal Hospital, Pembroke Park, Florida, USA; ¶Lake Superior Zoological Gardens, Duluth, Minnesota, USA; §Illinois Department of Public Health, Springfield, Illinois, USA

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Table 2

Federal regulations regarding nonhuman primates

Agency
Statute
Regulation
Subjects
Departments of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Services Act, 42 USCS 201 42 CFR 71.53 Importation, distribution, bona fide uses in the U.S., breeding colony requirements, pet/avocationist uses
Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act, 7 USCS 2131-2159 9 CFR Subchapter A Licenses (breeders, dealers, laboratories, exhibitors, auctions), interstate health certificates, humane care and transport
Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Act, 16 USCS 1540 Lacey Act, 18 USCS 42 50 CFR 10, 11, 13, 14, 16 Endangered species, smuggling, interstate sales

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