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cryptococcosis in captive cheetah (acinonyx jubatus): two cases.cryptococcus neoformans is a yeast-like organism associated with pulmonary, meningoencephalitic, or systemic disease. this case report documents 2 cases of cryptococcosis with central nervous system involvement in captive cheetah (acinonyx jubatus). in both cases the predominant post mortal lesions were pulmonary cryptococcomas and extensive meningoencephalomyelitis. both cheetahs tested negative for feline immunodeficiency virus and feline leukaemia virus. the organism isolated in case 2 was cl ...199910855821
cryptococcus neoformans granuloma in the lung and spinal cord of a free-ranging cheetah (acinonyx jubatus). a clinical report and literature review.a 6-year-old, male, wild-born, free-ranging cheetah (acinonyx jubatus) was evaluated for acute onset of progressive lameness in the right hind limb. survey radiographs were unrewarding and myelography indicated an intramedullary compressive mass at the l3-l4 region. a fine needle aspirate of the lesion indicated the presence of cryptococcus organisms. necropsy confirmed the presence of granulomas (cryptococcoma) in the lung and the spinal cord (meningomyelitis) caused by cryptococcus neoformans ...200516642721
[cyptococcus gattii isolated from a cheetah (acinonyx jubatus) in the national zoo of cuba].cryptoccosis--systemic mycosis caused by cryptococcus species--has considerably raised its incidence in the last years, mainly associated with the human immunodeficiency virus infection. it has also been described in animals, but rare cases.201323437558
reactivation of a cryptococcus gattii infection in a cheetah (acinonyx jubatus) held in the national zoo, havana, cuba. 201121668523
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