Glomerulosclerosis in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus).

  title={Glomerulosclerosis in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus).},
  author={L A Bolton and Linda Munson},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  volume={36 1},
The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is an endangered species with low fecundity and premature death in captivity. A previous survey determined that renal failure as a result of glomerulosclerosis was a major cause of death in captive populations. This study characterizes the morphologic, histochemical, and epidemiologic properties of glomerulosclerosis in this population. Kidneys from 87 cheetahs were examined by light microscopy; kidneys from six of those cheetahs were examined by electron and… CONTINUE READING
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