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1 October 1987 Fatal Case of Salmonellosis (Salmonella pullorum) in a Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) in the Jos Zoo
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A case of salmonellosis in a captive chimpanzee (Pan troglydytes) is reported. Confirmatory diagnosis was based on clinical signs, necropsy and histopathological examination, and the isolation of Salmonella pullorum from the lung, liver, kidney and intestines of the animal. The source of infection was not ascertained.

Ocholi, Enurah, and Odeyemi: Fatal Case of Salmonellosis (Salmonella pullorum) in a Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) in the Jos Zoo
R. A. Ocholi, L. U. Enurah and P. S. Odeyemi "Fatal Case of Salmonellosis (Salmonella pullorum) in a Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) in the Jos Zoo," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 23(4), (1 October 1987). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-23.4.669
Received: 12 June 1986; Accepted: ; Published: 1 October 1987
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