serosurvey of small carnivores in the bolivian chaco.five species of bolivian carnivores, including nine geoffroy's cats (oncifelis geoffroyi), ten ocelots (leopardus pardalis), one jaguarundi (herpailurus yaguarondi), nine pampas foxes (pseudalopex gymnocercus), and five crab-eating foxes (cerdocyon thous) were sampled between march 2001 and april 2005 and tested for antibodies to common pathogens of domestic carnivores. carnivores were trapped in three areas: a village, the region between human settlements and a protected area, and within kaa-iy ...200717699100
Infection with a Hepatozoon sp. closely related to Hepatozoon felis in a wild Pampas gray fox (Lycalopex -Pseudalopex -gymnocercus) co-infected with canine distemper virus.A species of Hepatozoon closely related to Hepatozoon felis found in the skeletal and cardiac muscle of a wild Pampas gray fox (Lycalopex gymnocercus) is described. The fox was euthanized after showing severe incoordination. On necropsy and histopathology there was bilateral, diffuse, severe, sub-acute, necrotizing bronchointerstitial pneumonia, with intracytoplasmic and intranuclear eosinophilic inclusion bodies. Canine distemper virus was detected by immunohistochemistry in the bronchiolar epi ...201122112977
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