Distemper in Brazilian wild canidae and mustelidae: case report

Authors

  • Alexandre Aparecido Mattos da Silva Rego Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Patologia, São Paulo, SP
  • Eliana Reiko Matushima Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Patologia, São Paulo, SP
  • Celso Martins Pinto Zoológico Municipal de Taboão da Serra, Taboão da Serra, SP
  • Iara Biasia Parque Ecológico do Tiete

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v34i3p156-158

Keywords:

Distemper, canidae, mustelidae.

Abstract

It is reported a distemper outbreak among Brazilian wild animals from the following species: Galictis vittata, Crisocyon brachyurus and Cerdocyon thous, kept in Taboao de Serra City Zoo - SP - Brazil. Histopathological analyses showed the main lesions of the disease including inclusion bodies in different sites. Survival of the only animal that had been previously vaccinated
distemper stresses the importance of profilactic measures to control the disease.

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Published

1997-06-01

Issue

Section

ANIMAL PATHOLOGY

How to Cite

1.
Rego AAM da S, Matushima ER, Pinto CM, Biasia I. Distemper in Brazilian wild canidae and mustelidae: case report. Braz. J. Vet. Res. Anim. Sci. [Internet]. 1997 Jun. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 19];34(3):156-8. Available from: https://www.revistas.usp.br/bjvras/article/view/50286