Fatal infection with feline panleukopenia virus in two captive wild carnivores (Panthera tigris and Panthera leo).

@article{Duarte2009FatalIW,
  title={Fatal infection with feline panleukopenia virus in two captive wild carnivores (Panthera tigris and Panthera leo).},
  author={Margarida Dias Duarte and S{\'i}lvia Barros and Margarida Vigx00E1rio Henriques and Teresa Lobo Fernandes and Rui Bernardino and Madalena Monteiro and Miguel Fevereiro},
  journal={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={354-9}
}
Two cases of fatal infection caused by parvovirus in a white tiger (Panthera tigris) and an African lion (Panthera leo) at the Lisbon Zoo (Portugal) are described. Gross findings at necropsy were catharral enteritis in the tiger and severe hemorrhagic enteritis in the lion. Histopathologic examination revealed, in both animals, intestinal crypt necrosis and… CONTINUE READING