The First Case of Angioinvasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in a Himalayan Griffon Vulture (Gyps Himalayensis)

  title={The First Case of Angioinvasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in a Himalayan Griffon Vulture (Gyps Himalayensis)},
  author={Rajamani Barathidasan and Shambu Dayal Singh and Mohini Saini and Anil Kumar Sharma and Kuldeep Dhama},
  journal={Avian Biology Research},
  pages={302 - 306}
We present the first case of angioinvasive pulmonary aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus fumigatus in a Himalayan Griffon vulture (Gyps himalayensis). We describe in detail the clinical, gross, histopathological and mycological findings. Clinical signs of weakness, emaciation, dyspnea, incoordination, and inability to fly were observed in this bird before succumbing to the illness, despite supportive care. Grossly, several yellowish circumscribed, raised, miliary nodules were observed on the… 

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