Systemic candidiasis in a cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus).

  title={Systemic candidiasis in a cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus).},
  author={Krista M. D. La Perle and Raymund F Wack and Larry Kaufman and Eric A. G. Blomme},
  journal={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  volume={29 4},
Systemic candidiasis, with involvement of the spleen, liver, kidneys, and lymph nodes, was diagnosed in a geriatric captive cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus). The animal had a long clinical history of intermittent chronic gastritis associated with Helicobacter acinonyx and chronic renal failure, both of which were repeatedly treated with broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy. Following euthanasia, a postmortem examination showed numerous microabscesses and granulomas composed of degenerate eosinophils… CONTINUE READING
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