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  • SPECIES:
    • WILDLIFE
  • SYSTEM:
    • SKELETAL
  • ORGAN:
    • JOINT-CARPUS
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • CHRONIC PROLIFERATIVE AND LYMPHOPLASMACYTIC SYNOVITIS/ARTHRITIS (HYGROMA) CARIBOU
  • CAUSE:
    • BRUCELLA SUIS BIOVAR 4
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • Brucella suis biovar 4 may be an endemic infection in caribou and other wild hoofstock. Non-reproductive signs of this infection may include hygroma and arthritis, which may decreases the reproductive capacity of bucks in farmed herds.