Peripheral edema with hypoalbuminemia in a nonhuman primate infected with simian-human immunodeficiency virus: a case report.

@article{Clarke2008PeripheralEW,
  title={Peripheral edema with hypoalbuminemia in a nonhuman primate infected with simian-human immunodeficiency virus: a case report.},
  author={Carol L Clarke and Michael A. Eckhaus and Patricia M. Zerfas and William R Elkins},
  journal={Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science : JAALAS},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={42-8}
}
A rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) infected with simian-human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) while undergoing AIDS research, required a comprehensive physical examination when it presented with slight peripheral edema, hypoalbuminemia, and proteinuria. Many of the clinical findings were consistent with nephrotic syndrome, which is an indication of glomerular… CONTINUE READING