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Abstract

Histoplasmosis is a systemic mycosis caused by Histoplasma capsulatum. The most affected organs are the lungs and reticuloendothelial system and rarely the adrenal glands, liver, central nervous system and bones. Its distribution is worldwide. The disease occurs in human, dog, cat, pig, cattle, ...

Author(s)
Montenegro, M. A.; Santa Cruz, A. M.; Sánchez Negrette, M.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (UNNE), Corrientes, Argentina
Citation
Revista Veterinaria, 2009, 20, 1, pp 54-56
Abstract

Data are presented on autopsies over 20 yr. Aspergillus spp. were found in 14 domestic, 15 wild and 29 zoo animals. In most cases the lungs were the seat of infection. Candida spp. were found in 1 cow, 1 young pig and 6 zoo birds, mostly in the lungs, in the pig on the tongue. Zygomycetes occurred...

Author(s)
Kohler, H.; Kuttin, E.; Kaplan, W.; Burtscher, H.; Grunberg, W.; Swoboda, R.
Citation
Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin, B, 1978, 25, 10, pp 785-799