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Localized nocardiosis due to Nocardia caviae in a baboon (Papio cynocephalus).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1121169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nocardia caviae was identified as the causative agent of draining, multinodular swelling of the hand of a 16-yr-old female baboon (Papio cynocephalus). The baboon's general physical condition was poor and menstrual cycles had ceased. The baboon improved after systemic and topical antibiotic therapy, but the lesion recurred after antibiotic treatment was discontinued. Since excision of the mass, the baboon's physical condition has improved to the extent that regular menstrual cycles have resumed and she has been returned to the assigned investigative program. Radiographs of the lungs, hand, and arm failed to disclose evidence of dissemination of the infection.
L H Boncyk; B McCullough; D D Grotts; S S Kalter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Laboratory animal science     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0023-6764     ISO Abbreviation:  Lab. Anim. Sci.     Publication Date:  1975 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-06-18     Completed Date:  1975-06-18     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1266503     Medline TA:  Lab Anim Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  88-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Monkey Diseases* / microbiology,  pathology
Nocardia / growth & development,  isolation & purification
Nocardia Infections / microbiology,  pathology,  veterinary*

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