Yersinia enterocolitica serovar O:8 infection in breeding monkeys in Japan.

@article{Iwata2005YersiniaES,
  title={Yersinia enterocolitica serovar O:8 infection in breeding monkeys in Japan.},
  author={Taketoshi Iwata and Yumi Une and Alexandre Tomomitsu Okatani and Sei-Ichi Kaneko and Satoshi Namai and Shin-Ichiro Yoshida and Tomoko Horisaka and Tetsuya Horikita and Aya Nakadai and Hideki Hayashidani},
  journal={Microbiology and immunology},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
In the period from December 2002 to January 2003, 5 of 50 squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) housed at a Zoological Garden in the Kanto region of Japan died following a few days' history of diarrhea. After this outbreak had ended in the squirrel monkeys, 1 of 2 dark-handed gibbons (Hylobates agilis) died in April of 2003, showing similar clinical signs. We examined the organs of 3 of the dead squirrel monkeys and of the dark-handed gibbon, and Yersinia enterocolitica serovar O:8, which is the… CONTINUE READING