1921
Volume s1-29, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

  • 1.  Plague which was first demonstrated in New Mexico in 1938 has apparently been present in Rio Arriba County for 6 years.
  • 2.  During a 14-week study in 1948, 3,298 animals were collected from which 4,650 fleas, 337 ticks and 38 lice as well as 3 tissue samples were obtained.
  • 3.  Plague was isolated 18 times from tissue and ectoparasites of prairie dogs and twice from ectoparasites from marmots. Indirect evidence of plague in smaller rodents was obtained from a study of population numbers.

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