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syl·vat·ic

(sil-vat'ik),
Occurring in or affecting wild animals.
[L. silva, woods]

sylvatic

/syl·vat·ic/ (sil-vat´ik) sylvan; pertaining to, located in, or living in the woods.

sylvatic

(sĭl-văt′ĭk)
adj.
Affecting only wild animals: sylvatic rabies; domestic and sylvatic hosts.

sylvatic

found in the woods; occurring in animals of the forest.

sylvatic plague
the disease of wild rats, ground squirrels, mice, marmots, owls, gophers, badgers, rabbits, prairie dogs and chipmunks caused by Yersinia pestis, and which serves as a reservoir for urban rats which are the origin, via the oriental rat flea (Xenopsylla cheopis), of bubonic plague in humans.
sylvatic rabies
that form of the disease transmitted by forest-dwelling animals, particularly foxes and wolves.
sylvatic ringworm
ringworm in domestic animals transmitted from wild animals.
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In the classic description of sylvatic plague, some mammalian species, especially rodents, are believed to act as primary hosts, and to serve as persistent disease carriers (8,9).
Franco L, Palacios G, Martinez JA, Vazquez A, Savji N, De OF, First report of sylvatic DENV-2-associated dengue hemorrhagic fever in west Africa.
Future field studies are needed to identify focal hot spots of sylvatic transmission by snail examination and seroprevalence studies of persons living in rural areas, especially the Orang Asli population.
This less than desirable feed transforms an unrecognized sylvatic cycle into human illness and death.
Evolutionary processes among sylvatic dengue type 2 viruses.
The virus was identified in rhesus monkeys during sylvatic yellow fever surveillance in the Zika Forest in Uganda in 1947 and was reported in humans in 1952 (1).
Amplification of the sylvatic cycle of dengue virus type 2, Senegal, 1999-2000: Entomological findings and epidemiological considerations.
Life history studies on two molecular strains of Mesocestoides (Cestoda: Mesocestoides): identification of sylvatic hosts and infectivity of immature life stages.
granulosus in North America, reported sylvatic cases (of wolves, moose, caribou, mule deer and coyotes) were reported in Alaska, Canada, northern Minnesota, and northern California, but not in Maine (Eckert et al.
Loss of prairie dog colonies to poisoning, land conversion, and sylvatic plague (a disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis) has been linked to declining populations of Burrowing Owls (Desmond et al.
Fleas at the site carried sylvatic plague, a disease that was killing the ferrets and their prairie-dog prey.