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Putative clinical piroplasmosis in a Burchell's zebra (Equus quagga burchelli).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20458869     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 10-year-old tame zebra gelding was presented after suffering from lethargy, nervousness, reported anaemia and icterus as well as a decreased appetite. These symptoms were seen over some months, with changing severity. The animal was immobilised, treated, and blood specimens were submitted for haematology and biochemistry. This report describes molecular characterisation of Theileria equi recovered from this animal, as well as the clinical findings, treatment and historical relevance of piroplasmosis in zebra in southern Africa.
F Lampen; R Bhoora; N E Collins; B L Penzhorn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the South African Veterinary Association     Volume:  80     ISSN:  1019-9128     ISO Abbreviation:  J S Afr Vet Assoc     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-12     Completed Date:  2010-05-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503122     Medline TA:  J S Afr Vet Assoc     Country:  South Africa    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  257-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sindisa Wildlife Clinic and Conservation Centre, PO Box 15718, East Lynn, 0039 South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Antiprotozoal Agents / therapeutic use*
DNA, Protozoan / analysis
Diagnosis, Differential
Imidocarb / therapeutic use*
Theileria / isolation & purification*
Theileriasis / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiprotozoal Agents; 0/DNA, Protozoan; 27885-92-3/Imidocarb

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