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1 April 2003 Chorioptic Mange in a Wild Japanese Serow
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Parasitologic and histopathologic examinations were performed on a wild Japanese serow (Capricornis crispus) with severe dermatitis from Tochigi, Japan in February 1999. The serow was infested with a large number Chorioptes bovis. Marked parakeratotic hyperkeratosis was characteristic of the lesions induced by these mites. Japanese serow is a new host of C. bovis.

Shibata, Yachimori, Morita, Kanda, Ike, and Imai: Chorioptic Mange in a Wild Japanese Serow
Akiko Shibata, Shyuji Yachimori, Tatsushi Morita, Eiji Kanda, Kazunori Ike, and Soichi Imai "Chorioptic Mange in a Wild Japanese Serow," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 39(2), (1 April 2003). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-39.2.437
Received: 26 February 2002; Published: 1 April 2003
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