J Vet Diagn Invest 2016 Jul 6;28(4):436-9. Epub 2016 Jun 6.
Veterinary Hospital, Centro de Saúde e Tecnologia Rural, Federal University of Campina Grande, Patos, Paraíba, Brazil (Maia, Olinda, Firmino Miranda Neto, Dantas)Central Laboratory of Public Health of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil (Araújo); Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Nakazato)National Institute for Agricultural Research (INIA), La Estanzuela, Colonia, Uruguay (Riet-Correa).
Our study describes the clinical, epidemiologic, pathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular aspects PCR of a case of cutaneous pythiosis in a donkey (Equus asinus) from Brazil. During a dry period, the animal grazed for 4 months around a pond where the vegetation remained green. Skin lesions were nodular, multifocal, and disseminated, mainly involving the legs, ventral chest, and mammary gland. Read More