Pathological and microbiological findings from mortality of the Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus)

@article{Meng2013PathologicalAM,
  title={Pathological and microbiological findings from mortality of the Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus)},
  author={Y. Meng and Jie Ma and N. Jiang and L. Zeng and Han-Bing Xiao},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={159},
  pages={1403-1412}
}
  • Y. Meng, Jie Ma, +2 authors Han-Bing Xiao
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Archives of Virology
  • The Chinese giant salamander, Andrias davidianus, is a nationally protected and cultured species in China. Recently, a severe epizootic occurred in cultured Chinese giant salamanders in Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Zhejiang provinces of China, causing substantial economic losses. The typical clinical signs of diseased larval animals were jaw and abdominal swelling and subcutaneous hemorrhaging. Diseased adult animals exhibited skin hemorrhages, ulceration of the hind limbs, and multiple… CONTINUE READING
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