Erysipelas in a numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus).

@article{VaughanHiggins2013ErysipelasIA,
  title={Erysipelas in a numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus).},
  author={Rebecca J Vaughan-Higgins and Kay Sara Bradfield and Jeffrey A. Friend and Thomas V Riley and Simone D. Vitali},
  journal={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          208-11
        }
}
An adult, female numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) was submitted to the Perth Zoo Veterinary Department for postmortem examination in November 2011. This radio-collared wild numbat had been found dead in the Dryandra Woodland, 191 km southeast of Perth, Western Australia. On external examination, the body condition was good. Three ticks (Ixodes spp.) were found on the thoracic region. The external pouch was contaminated with dirt and palpably flocculent, and the nipples oozed a purulent material… CONTINUE READING
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