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Pathologic changes in lizards (Agama agama) experimentally infected with Dermatophilus congolensis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7411747     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Captive laboratory-held lizards (Agama agama) experimentally inoculated with Dermatophilus congolensis by subcutaneous, intramuscular and intraperitoneal routes developed pyogranulomatous and necrotic lesions at and around the sites of inoculation. D. congolensis was consistently cultured from the lesions even at 75 days post inoculation. Histopathologic examination of selected organs and tissues showed granulomatous caseous abscesses in the dermis, subcutaneous tissue and liver, edema of the dermis and widespread muscular degeneration and necrosis. D. congolensis organisms were associated with these lesions. No lesions or organisms were seen in the epidermis of the skin.
C N Chineme; P B Addo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of wildlife diseases     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0090-3558     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Wildl. Dis.     Publication Date:  1980 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-11-25     Completed Date:  1980-11-25     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0244160     Medline TA:  J Wildl Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  407-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Actinomycetales / isolation & purification*
Actinomycetales Infections / veterinary*
Disease Vectors
Liver / pathology
Muscles / pathology
Skin / pathology

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