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mustelid

a member of the Mustelidae family.
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While odor production serves for intraspecific communication, a mustelid odor can be detrimental to predators when prey populations are low.
However, we believe that these mustelid populations are currently far below pre-1900 levels and these dramatic population decreases occurred during the 1940s and 1950s because of the introduction and widespread use of pesticides.
Among these, mustelids are reported to harbor mesocercariae of A.
To our knowledge, no Mycoplasma species have been associated with clinical disease in ferrets or other mustelids.
Aleutian mink disease virus (AMDV) is currently the only member of the genus Amdovirus in the family Parvoviridae; it can infect diverse breeds of farmed and feral mink, in addition to other mustelids (e.
Protides of the mustelidae: immunoresponse of mustelids to Aleutian mink disease virus.
tested Species (% positive) Horses 5/17 (29) Donkeys 4/14 (29) Goats 29/46 (63) Sheep 27/49 (55) Cattle 605/758 (80) Cats 46/782 (6) Dogs 327/1,581 (21) Hamsters 0/49 (0) Rabbits 1/18 (6) Mice and rats 0/67 (0) Squirrels 0/11 (0) Foxes 165/174 (95) Jackals 2/2 (100) Wolves 0/2 (0) Badgers 1/2 (50) Mustelids 13/18 (72) Wild cats 0/1 (0) Bats 0/5 (0) Humans 6/8 (75) Other 0/15 (0) Total 1,231/3,619 (34) Table 2.
These mustelids have several names in southern China--crab-eating mongoose, rice field dog, viviparid-eating dog, loach-eating dog, and white face weasel--mainly because of their omnivorous behavior and external appearance.
Experimental infection of mustelids with European bat lyssaviruses types-1 and -2.