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A natural case of Schistosoma mansoni in the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes versus).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1207045     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A spontaneous infection with Schistosoma mansoni was found in a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes versus) recently imported from Sierra Leone, Africa. Clinical signs consisted of anemia, liver enlargement, bronchial rales, and emaciation. The primary gross pathologic lesions included a fibrotic firm nodular liver and pulmonary edema and consolidation. Histopathologic examination revealed changes similar to the experimental syndrome of Manson's schistosomiasis in the chimpanzee. The diagnosis was confirmed by the presence of the eggs and larvae of Schistosoma mansoni.
D M Renquist; A J Johnson; J C Lewis; D J Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Laboratory animal science     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0023-6764     ISO Abbreviation:  Lab. Anim. Sci.     Publication Date:  1975 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-30     Completed Date:  1976-03-30     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1266503     Medline TA:  Lab Anim Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  763-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anemia / veterinary
Bronchitis / veterinary
Feces / parasitology
Hepatomegaly / veterinary
Liver / parasitology,  pathology
Pan troglodytes*
Schistosoma mansoni*
Schistosomiasis / parasitology,  pathology,  veterinary*

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