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Volume 24, Number 6—June 2018
Research Letter

Mycobacterium bovis Infection of Red Fox, France

Lorraine Michelet, Krystel De Cruz, Sylvie Hénault, Jennifer Tambosco, Céline Richomme, Édouard Réveillaud1, Hélène Gares, Jean-Louis Moyen, and María Laura BoschiroliComments to Author 
Author affiliations: ANSES Laboratory Affairs Department, Maisons-Alfort, France (L. Michelet, K. De Cruz, S. Hénault, J. Tambosco, E. Réveillaud, M.L. Boschiroli); French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety—Nancy Laboratory for Rabies and Wildlife, Malzéville, France (C. Richomme); Laboratoire Départemental d'Analyse et de Recherche de Dordogne, Coulounieix Chamiers, France (H. Gares, J.-L. Moyen)

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Results of direct Mycobacterium bovis detection on organs and molecular detection on excretory samples of red foxes, France, 2015*

Fox Direct detection on organs
Molecular detection on excretory samples
Bacteriology Molecular diagnostics Oropharyngeal swab Feces Urine
RN2 Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
RN3 Negative Negative Negative Negative No sample
RN4 M. bovis SB0120 MTBC Negative MTBC No sample
RN5 M. bovis SB0120 MTBC MTBC MTBC M. bovis SB0120
RN6 M. bovis SB0120 M. bovis SB0120 Negative MTBC Negative
RN7 M. bovis SB0120 Negative Negative M. bovis (partial spoligotype profile) Negative

*MTBC, Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.

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1Current address: Service Régional de l’Alimentation, Limoges, France.

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