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Serologic, Trace Element, and Fecal Parasite Survey of Free-Ranging, Female Mule Deer in Eastern Washington WL Myers, WJ Foreyt, PA Talcott, JF Evermann… - Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2014

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Serologic, Trace Element, and Fecal Parasite Survey of Free-Ranging, Female Mule Deer in EasternWashington WL Myers, WJ Foreyt, PA Talcott, JF Evermann… - Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2014
... Blood and fecal samples collected from 97 free-ranging mule deer ...  Trace element concentrations from 97 sera were deficient for selenium (17%), copper (19%), iron (34%), calcium (3%), and phosphorus (2%) compared with thresholds established for domestic livestock. Parasites detected in 97 fecal samples included dorsal-spined larvae (probably Parelaphostrongylus sp.) (40%) ... 


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