Selenium and white muscle disease in woodchucks.

W. J. Fleming, W. M. Haschek, W. H. Gutenmann, J. W. Caslick, D. J. Lisk

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Gross and histologic examination of wood chcks (Marmota monax) trapped on farms in Central New York revealed white muscle disease(WMD). The concentration of selenium in the animal tissues, vegetation and soils in the vicinity of trapping did not consistently correlate with the presence of WMD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)265-268
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of wildlife diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology


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