THADEUA GREENI-ASSOCIATED DERMATITIS IN AN EASTERN BETTONG (BETTONGIA GAIMARDI).

@article{Portas2015THADEUAGD,
  title={THADEUA GREENI-ASSOCIATED DERMATITIS IN AN EASTERN BETTONG (BETTONGIA GAIMARDI).},
  author={T. Portas and DavidN. Taylor and D. Spratt},
  journal={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={
          435-7
        }
}
  • T. Portas, DavidN. Taylor, D. Spratt
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
An adult female bettong (Bettongia gaimardi) presented with extensive alopecia and dermatitis affecting the ventral and lateral aspects of the neck and thorax. Microscopic examination of skin scrapings collected from the affected area revealed large numbers of the dermanyssid mite Thadeua greeni. A histopathologic diagnosis of chronic proliferative and hyperkeratotic perivascular dermatitis with intralesional mites was returned. Treatment with a combination of topical fipronil and parenteral… Expand

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