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J Zoo Wildl Med. 2010 Mar;41(1):181-3.

Cryptococcus gattiivgi in a spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) from Hawaii.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA. dave.rotstein@noaa.gov

Abstract

A spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) was found stranded in Hawaii with cutaneous nodules and enlarged lymph nodes. Numerous Cryptococcus gattii VGI yeast were observed in multiple organs with minimal inflammation. This case represents the first reported infection of C. gattii in a dolphin from Hawaii.

PMID:
20722278
DOI:
10.1638/2009-0145.1
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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