Mycobacteriosis in a Roe-Deer Caused by Wood-Pigeon Mycobacteria

Nord Vet Med. 1976 Nov;28(11):539-46.


A mycobacterium, hitherto found only in wood-pigeons, was isolated from a roe-deer with generalized tuberculosis-like lesions. It is of great epidemiological interest that a mammal, under certain conditions, can attract this pathogen.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Chickens
  • Deer*
  • Female
  • Guinea Pigs
  • Mycobacterium / pathogenicity
  • Mycobacterium Infections / immunology
  • Mycobacterium Infections / pathology
  • Mycobacterium Infections / veterinary*
  • Rabbits
  • Virulence