Fatal pneumococcal meningitis in a colony-born monkey (Macaca fascicularis).

S. G. Gilbert, K. R. Reuhl, J. H. Wong, D. C. Rice

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Abstract

This report describes the clinical course and pathological findings in a four-year-old male cynomolgus monkey (Macaca fascicularis) which succumbed to fulminant pneumococcal meningitis. The extremely rapid course of this infection emphasizes the importance of early recognition of the clinical manifestations of meningitis in the correct diagnosis and rapid treatment of the condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-338
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of medical primatology
Volume16
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • veterinary(all)

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