ミナミゾウアザラシ(<i>Mirounga leonina</i>)突然死1例  [in Japanese] A Case of Sudden Death in a Southern Elephant Seal (<i>Mirounga leonina</i>)  [in Japanese]

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推定12歳の雄ミナミゾウアザラシが突然死亡した。死亡する2日前まで臨床兆候を示すことなく解説にも参加し,それまでの10日間の平均摂餌量は35.8kgだった。解剖,病理組織学的所見より,肺気腫,急性カタル性腸炎,腎盂結石を伴う慢性間質性腎炎,リンパ節萎縮が示された。死亡後1時間以内の血液からClostridium perfringens A型,Clostridium sp.を含む5種類の細菌を分離した。

A male southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina), estimated to be a 12-year-old, died suddenly without clinical signs. The animal had performed for an educational talk as usual, eating an average of 35.8kg of mackerel for 10 days, which was 2 days prior to its death. The animal had not been taken any medical treatment due to as the progress of illness was too fast. Gross and histopathological findings indicated pulmonary emphysema, acute catarrhal enteritis, chronic interstitial nephritis with pelvic calculi and atrophy of the lymph nodes. Five different bacteria including Clostridium perfringens A and Clostridium sp., were isolated from the blood sample within 1 hour postmortem.

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  • Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

    Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 11(2), 93-97, 2006

    Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110004836498
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA11366156
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • Article Type
    Journal Article
  • ISSN
    1342-6133
  • Data Source
    CJP  CJPref  NII-ELS  J-STAGE 
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