Post mortem identification of Kalicephalus colubri colubri (Nematoda: Diaphanocephalidae) in a captive mole snake (Pseudaspis cana) in South Africa.

@article{Junker2009PostMI,
  title={Post mortem identification of Kalicephalus colubri colubri (Nematoda: Diaphanocephalidae) in a captive mole snake (Pseudaspis cana) in South Africa.},
  author={Kerstin Junker and Emily P. Lane and Bongani Dlamini and Antoinette Kotz{\'e} and Joop D F Boomker},
  journal={Journal of the South African Veterinary Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={54-6}
}
Necropsy examination of a captive emaciated, dehydrated adult female Mole snake (Pseudaspis cana) in October 2007 revealed multiple cutaneous abscesses. Other findings included renal and hepatic atrophy, hepatic haemosiderosis, multifocal granulomatous hepatitis associated with acid-fast bacteria as well as pulmonary congestion and oedema. Large numbers of… CONTINUE READING