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Microfilarial Infection in Bonobos

Summary Information

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Alternative Names --
Disease Agents Filarial worms.
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Non-infectious Agent(s) --
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General Description
  • Microfilariae were detected in the blood of bonobos recently imported from the wild to Yerkes Primate Center, USA, in 1975. (N45.13.w1)
Further Information
  • There was no associated clinical illness.  (N45.13.w1)
Associated Techniques
Host taxa groups /species
Author Dr Debra Bourne MA VetMB PhD MRCVS (V.w5)
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