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Crows are hosts for Campylobacter jejuni bacteria in Davis, California — but the significance of this, no one knows Comments Off on Crows are hosts for Campylobacter jejuni bacteria in Davis, California — but the significance of this, no one knows

Crows may passively transmit prion disease via their feces — a first experimental proof of what had been suspected Comments Off on Crows may passively transmit prion disease via their feces — a first experimental proof of what had been suspected

Citation Kurt C. VerCauteren, John L. Pilon, Paul B. Nash, Gregory E. Phillips, and Justin W. Fischer, Prion Remains Infectious after Passage through Digestive System of American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos), PLoS ONE 7(10): e45774, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045774 (17 October 2012) Method and findings From the abstract: Avian scavengers, such as American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos), have potential to […]