Thomas, A.D. and Sigler, L. and Peucker, S. and Norton, J.H. and Nielan, A. (2002) Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii associated with fatal cutaneous mycoses in the salt-water crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). Medical Mycology, 40 (2). pp. 143-151.
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The Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii, recently identified as the cause of cutaneous infections in chameleons and brown tree snakes, was associated with skin infections and deaths in saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) hatchlings on two separate occasions 3 years apart (1994 and 1997). In all, 48 animals died from the infection. All hatchlings came from the same farm in northern Queensland, Australia.
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|Keywords:||Animal diseases; Crocodilians; Dermatomycoses; reptile infection; epidemiology; fatal infections; Mycoses; outbreaks; fungus; skin diseases; skin producing animals; Chrysosporium; crocodiles; Crocodylus porosus; Queensland.|
|Subjects:||Veterinary medicine > Veterinary mycology|
|Deposited On:||26 Mar 2004|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2010 04:04|
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