Some Parasitic Diseases of Dolphins

  title={Some Parasitic Diseases of Dolphins},
  author={J. Carroll Woodard and Stephen G. Zam and David Keller Caldwell and Melba C. Caldwell},
  journal={Veterinary Pathology},
  pages={257 - 272}
Lungworm infection (Halocercus sp.) in the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) was found to be very common in animals captured from the wild and in those raised within an aquarium. Infection of the Amazon dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) with Hunterotrema caballeroi causes pulmonary atelectasis. An unidentified holotrich ciliate was found in the blowholes of over 50% of the animals examined and was responsible for a purulent pneumonia in 1 instance. Hepatic and pancreatic trematodiasis… 

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