Bronchopneumonia caused by Streptococcus equi in a North Atlantic pilot whale (Globicephala melaena).

Robert Higgins, R. Claveau, R. Roy

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Abstract

Bronchopneumonia was observed at the necropsy of a North Atlantic pilot whale (Globicephala melaena). The areas of necrosis were well circumscribed clusters, disseminated throughout the left lung. Streptococcus equi was isolated in pure culture from the lung parenchyma, pharynx and pericardial fluid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Wildlife Diseases
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology

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