Leptospirosis terminal en un mono lanudo (Lagothrix lagothricha) en Colombia A captive woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha) displayed severe lethargy. Primates. Apr;57(2) doi: /s Epub Feb Fruits eaten by woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha) at local and. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. ;(9) The woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha): a possible model for human hypertension research. Müller M.

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Epidemiology, leptospira, primate, zoo Source: Leptospirosis in primates other than man. Necropsy revealed presence of abundant abdominal adipose tissue, in addition to free blood in thorax and abdomen.

Since leptospirosis diagnosis in non-human primates tends to be characterized by less-evident clinical signs and lesions, and by short-lived antibody responses 3this clinical case provides evidence that it is important to consider it part of rule-outs or differential diagnosis in future clinical events within and outside of Colombia. Lagothricua Cub Med Trop ; Adler B, de la Pena-Moctezuma A.

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J Med Primatol ; Zoonoses Public Health ; On day two, blood was drawn once more to monitor kidney function and as a treatment follow-up. Investigation of zoonotic infections among Auckland Zoo staff: Naturally acquired infection with Leptospira is uncommon in non-human primates 4with only scant reports of seroreactivity in wild primates 5 and asymptomatic seroconversion occurring in primates in zoos 6,7.

Mammal Species of the World: By lagothriix this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The kidneys Figure 1 and lungs contained diffuse pinpoint hemorrhages; the latter also had atelectic foci and the trachea was edematous. A zoo-born, adult 8 kg male woolly monkey Lagothrix lagotricha had been part of the collection of the Zoological Foundation of Cali, Colombia, since Behavioral modifications due to captive conditions might also influence this pattern since these folivorous animals have been seen hunting rodents inside the enclosure lagothirx data.


A captive woolly monkey Lagothrix lagothricha displayed severe lethargy, vomiting and diarrhea. Sc, Miryam Astudillo H, 1 M. Comparative seroprevalence of Leptospira interrogans in Colombian mammals along a climatic gradient.

The woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha): a possible model for human hypertension research.

Services on Demand Journal. Nervous plexus; nervous system; Lagothrix lagothricha. Pathology of Domestic Animals. Vet J lagtohrix From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This leads to displacement and provides new access into the forests, creating the opportunity for more hunting to occur.

Many South American national parks have specific laws that prevent both deforestation and the hunting of animals, whereas some do not forbid hunting. This clinical case presents the first documented clinical case of leptospirosis in a captive woolly monkey.

The fact that a single animal was infected in the enclosure might be due to individual infection susceptibility possibly related to endocrine responses stress from multiple sources. Its large size makes the brown woolly monkey highly susceptible to being hunted by locals.

lagothfix Data from studies with brachial plexus from primates allow the access to valuable information regarding the morphology of those animals, and could also assist in the establishment of anatomical parameters among species, which could then contribute to anesthetic procedures and injury treatments.

It lives in groups of two to 70 individuals, usually splitting the group into smaller subgroups when active. Evaluation of two antimicrobial therapies in the treatment of Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar hardjo infection in experimentally infected cattle.

Fruits eaten by woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha) at local and regional scales.

It is found in the north-western region of Brazil and south of Venezuelathe northern region of Peruthe north-eastern region of Ecuadorand the south-eastern region of Colombia. Barbiturate euthanasia solutions can cause vascular damage and necrosis in different organs. English pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. The bloody liquid found in thorax and abdomen contained mainly bilirubin, blood cells and proteins.


The face is naked of any fur and is typically black. Activation of the coagulation cascade in patients with lagothircha.

Terminal leptospirosis in a woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha) in Colombia

RBC showed severe poikilocytosis predominantly marked by echinocytes, revealing a toxic disease process with alteration of the RBC membrane. Red-faced spider monkey A. We lagothrivha detected marked increment of alanine transaminases and severe increase of creatinine and BUN Table 1. The species lagotthrix in bordering areas of four different countries.

Of interest, the biochemical panel revealed hypoalbuminemia and hypocalcemia. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Inter-group competition during feeding times causes the juveniles to be displaced by the adult males and females with offspring resulting in an increase in feeding on arthropods and leaves.

The cut surfaces of the kidneys bulged and both kidneys were slightly enlarged. Rodent control and biosecurity measures are recommended for all institutions keeping mammals in order to avoid pathogen transmission to personnel and between enclosures. Fatalities typically arise due to renal-vascular dysfunction that leads to renal, cardiac, or respiratory failure 3.

An outbreak of severe leptospirosis in capuchin Cebus monkeys. However, captivity-associated confinement of non-native species may increase exposure to peridomestic reservoirs, promoting pathogen transmission potential to animals and personnel 6.