Leptospirosis terminal en un mono lanudo (Lagothrix lagothricha) en Colombia A captive woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha) displayed severe lethargy. Primates. Apr;57(2) doi: /s Epub Feb Fruits eaten by woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha) at local and. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. ;(9) The woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha): a possible model for human hypertension research. Müller M.

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Inter-group competition during feeding times causes the juveniles to be displaced by the adult males and females with offspring resulting in an increase in feeding on arthropods and leaves. Vet Ther ; 8: This leads to displacement and provides new access into the forests, creating the opportunity for more hunting to occur. Most male woolly monkeys are larger than the females, also having larger canines.

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The woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha): a possible model for human hypertension research.

Rodent control and lagothrcha measures should be done at all zoological collections in order to prevent transmission to facility personnel and to threatened mammals maintained in captivity.


Am J Med Labothricha ; Leptospirosis is the most widespread rat-borne zoonosis in tropical regions, also affecting mammals other than the maintenance host in tropical regions 1,2caused by pathogenic serovars of the spirochete Leptospira spp. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Authors declare having no conflict of interest. Barbiturate euthanasia solutions can cause vascular damage and necrosis in different organs.

This procedure offers a calm, rapid and humane death. In Junethe monkey was reported to be severely lethargic, vomiting lagotjricha passing diarrhea. Clin Infect Dis ; Howell-Jolly bodies showing signs of hemolytic anemia or an affected spleen; also polycromasia and microcytes, which occur in disseminated intravascular coagulation DIC.

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Alouatta Howler monkeys A. An outbreak of severe leptospirosis in capuchin Cebus monkeys.

The bloody liquid found in thorax and abdomen contained mainly bilirubin, blood cells and proteins. Epidemiology, leptospira, primate, zoo Source: Mammal Species of the World: Since leptospirosis diagnosis in non-human primates tends to be characterized by less-evident clinical signs and lesions, and by short-lived antibody responses 3this clinical case provides evidence that it is important to lagoothricha it part of rule-outs or differential diagnosis in future clinical events within and outside of Colombia.


The only reported outbreak in Colombia happened in a rehabilitation facility in Cebus capucinusC.

Very few confirmed cases of leptospirosis have been reported in non-human primates in the world 3. Brown woolly monkey L. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Macaco barrigo Natterer, It lives in groups of two to 70 individuals, usually splitting the group into smaller subgroups when active. However, diagnosis was reached considering a positive ELISA result in combination with clinical presentation and epizootiology.

Extant species of family Atelidae. Red-faced spider monkey A. Am J Trop Med Hyg ; It is found in the north-western region of Brazil and south of Venezuelathe northern region of Peruthe north-eastern region of Ecuadorand the south-eastern region of Colombia.

Terminal leptospirosis in a woolly monkey Lagothrix lagothricha in Colombia. RBC showed severe poikilocytosis predominantly marked by echinocytes, revealing a toxic disease process with alteration of the RBC membrane.

Review of selected species subject to long- standing import suspensions Report. Of interest, the biochemical panel revealed hypoalbuminemia and hypocalcemia.