Fatal cytauxzoonosis in a captive-reared white tiger (Panthera tigris).

@article{Garner1996FatalCI,
  title={Fatal cytauxzoonosis in a captive-reared white tiger (Panthera tigris).},
  author={Michael M. Garner and Nancy P Lung and Scott B Citino and Ellis C. Greiner and John W. Harvey and Bruce L. Homer},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={82-6}
}
Fatal (Panthera tigris) cytauxzoonosis was diagnosed in a 7-year-old female white tiger. The tiger presented with a 2-day history of anorexia and lethargy. She was mildly dehydrated, with a temperature of 105.2 F and a hematocrit of 26%. Over the next day, icterus developed, and her physical condition progressed to recumbency, coma, and death. Hematologic findings obtained shortly before death included icteric plasma, severe thrombocytopenia, mild anemia, hematuria, and parasites consistent… CONTINUE READING

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