Agricultural Research Division of IANR
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A wild yearling male mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) from south central Nebraska was submitted to the University of Nebraska North Platte Station Diagnostic Laboratory with the history of severe depression, slight incoordination, and visual impairment. Gross examination revealed a large abcess involving approximately 65-75% of the cebral hemispheres of the brain and approximately bots in the retropharyngeal pouches.
Published in Journal of Wildlife Diseases19:3 (1983), pp. 279-280.