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Prostatovesiculitis in Elephants

Summary Information
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General Description
  • Chronic prostatovesiculitis was detected, during an ultrasonographic study of the urogenital tract, in two Elephas maximus - Asian Elephant. (J54.19.w6)
  • Ultrasonographically, the parenchyma of the prostate was enlarges and less echoic than normal. (J54.19.w6)
  • The ejaculate was chocolate in colour rather than the normal off-white to amber. (J54.19.w6)
  • Infection [microorganism(s) involved not stated] was confirmed by microbiological analysis of ejaculate. (J54.19.w6)
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