An intrafamilial transmission of Arthroderma benhamiae in Canadian porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum) in a Japanese zoo.

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An intra-familial transmission of Arthroderma benhamiae in Canadian porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum) housed in a Japanese zoo was studied. The family consisted of an adult couple and two offspring (a male and a female). The porcupettes, born in Japan, showed severe hair loss while the parent animals, imported from the USA. (male) and Canada (female), showed… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13693780801938996

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@article{Takahashi2008AnIT, title={An intrafamilial transmission of Arthroderma benhamiae in Canadian porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum) in a Japanese zoo.}, author={Hideo Takahashi and Hiroshi Takahashi-Kyuhachi and Yoko Takahashi and Kyoko Yarita and Akiko Takayama and Tomo Inomata and Ayako Sano and Kazuko Nishimura and Katsuhiko Kamei}, journal={Medical mycology}, year={2008}, volume={46 5}, pages={465-73} }