PLASMODIUM JUXTANUCLEARE ASSOCIATED WITH MORTALITY IN BLACK-FOOTED PENGUINS (SPHENISCUS DEMERSUS) ADMITTED TO A REHABILITATION CENTER

@inproceedings{Grim2003PLASMODIUMJA,
  title={PLASMODIUM JUXTANUCLEARE ASSOCIATED WITH MORTALITY IN BLACK-FOOTED PENGUINS (SPHENISCUS DEMERSUS) ADMITTED TO A REHABILITATION CENTER},
  author={K. Christiana Grim and Estelle van der Merwe and Margery Sullivan and Nola J. Parsons and T. F. McCutchan and Michael R. Cranfield},
  booktitle={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract Five black-footed penguins (Spheniscus demersus) admitted to the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, in Cape Town, South Africa, died from malaria infection. Evidence for malaria as the cause of death included antemortem clinical signs, parasitemia, splenomegaly, pulmonary edema, and the presence of histologically visible schizonts in the reticuloendothelial system. A portion of the malarial small subunit ribosomal ribonucleic acid gene was detected by… 

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