First report of malignant catarrhal fever in a captive pudu (Pudu puda).

@article{Modesto2015FirstRO,
  title={First report of malignant catarrhal fever in a captive pudu (Pudu puda).},
  author={P. Modesto and C. Grattarola and C. Biolatti and K. Varello and C. Casalone and M. L. Mandola and C. Caruso and A. Dondo and M. Goria and F. Rocca and N. Decaro and Cristina Leonardi and B. Iulini and P. L. Acutis},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={2015},
  volume={99},
  pages={
          212-4
        }
}
  • P. Modesto, C. Grattarola, +11 authors P. L. Acutis
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Research in veterinary science
  • A male, six-year-old pudu (Pudu puda) from an Italian zoo was submitted for postmortem examination after sudden death. Necroscopy revealed non-suppurative bronchopneumonia and degeneration of the liver and haemorrhagic lesions of the thymus, pericardium and spleen. Microscopically, multifocal perivascular mononuclear cell infiltrates were observed in the kidneys, lungs, spleen, and the portal triads of the liver. Histological examination of the brain showed meningitis, vasculitis and… CONTINUE READING
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