Infección por Klebsiella pneumoniae en un mono choro (Lagothrix lagotricha) criado como mascota en Lima, Perú

Translated title of the contribution: Klebsiella pneumoniae infection in a woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha) kept as pet in Lima, Peru

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Abstract

A captive woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha) maintained as pet was brought to the clinic due to the presence of a swelling in the neck, loss of appetite and weakness. The swelling corresponded to an abscess. The radiographic test showed signs of bronchopneumonia, the acid alcohol test ruled out the presence of mycobacteria and in the bacterial culture Klebsiella pneumoniae was isolated. Antibiotic therapy, based on enrofloxacin 5 mg/kg i.m. daily was administered for 10 days, as this antibiotic showed high susceptibility in the antibiogram. The patient fully recovered.

Translated title of the contributionKlebsiella pneumoniae infection in a woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha) kept as pet in Lima, Peru
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)317-323
Number of pages7
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volume25
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2014
Externally publishedYes

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