Leptospirosis Epizootic among California Sea Lions

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Science  18 Jun 1971:
Vol. 172, Issue 3989, pp. 1250-1251
DOI: 10.1126/science.172.3989.1250


A Leptospira species is suspected of being the etiological agenit in a recent epizootic among California sea lions. The disease was confined to subadult males of the species Zalophus c. californianus.