Pathologic lesions in chimpanzees (Pan trogylodytes schweinfurthii) from Gombe National Park, Tanzania, 2004-2010.

@article{Terio2011PathologicLI,
  title={Pathologic lesions in chimpanzees (Pan trogylodytes schweinfurthii) from Gombe National Park, Tanzania, 2004-2010.},
  author={Karen A. Terio and Michael J. Kinsel and Jane Raphael and Titus Mlengeya and Iddi 6 Lipende and Claire A Kirchhoff and Baraka Gilagiza and Michael Lawrence Wilson and Shadrack Kamenya and Jacob D Estes and Brandon F Keele and Rebecca S. Rudicell and Weimin Liu and Sharon Patton and Anthony Collins and Beatrice H. Hahn and Dominic A Travis and Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf},
  journal={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={597-607}
}
During a population decline or disease outbreak, the true risk of specific diseases to a wild population is often difficult to determine because of a lack of baseline disease information. To better understand the risk of disease in an endangered and scientifically important population of chimpanzees (Pan trogylodytes schweinfurthii), a health monitoring program was initiated in Gombe National Park, Tanzania. As part of this health monitoring program, comprehensive necropsies with histopathology… CONTINUE READING