Histopathology findings in common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus Linnaeus, 1758) with chronic weight loss associated with bile tract obstruction by infestation with Platynosomum (Loos, 1907)

@article{Sousa2008HistopathologyFI,
  title={Histopathology findings in common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus Linnaeus, 1758) with chronic weight loss associated with bile tract obstruction by infestation with Platynosomum (Loos, 1907)},
  author={Maria Bernardete Cordeiro de Sousa and Adriano de Castro Le{\~a}o and Jos{\'e} Fl{\'a}vio Vidal Coutinho and Ana Maria de Oliveira Ramos},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2008},
  volume={49},
  pages={283-287}
}
Chronic weight loss in marmosets is often associated with wasting marmoset syndrome (WMS), an important disease that occurs in callitrichid colonies around the world. Even though its etiology is very difficult to determine, particular variables, such as weight loss, diarrhea and alopecia, associated or not with infestation in the pancreatic ducts with Trichospirura leptossoma (Nematoda: Thelazioidea), seem to be linked with the syndrome. This study investigated the histopathology of the lungs… CONTINUE READING
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