Salmonella arizonae infection in a guinea pig breeding unit


Gurel A. , Ayyilidiz G., Turan N. , Pala T., Yilmaz H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, cilt.22, ss.329-332, 1998 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 1998
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.329-332

Özet

Salmonella arizonae infection was detected in guinea pigs kept for breeding. Two months old 50 guinea pigs were died in the breedig unit. Three death and 2 live guinea pigs were brought to Veterinary Faculty of istanbul. The live 2 were euthanasied and necropcy was performed on all guinea pigs. The fluid about 50 cc. in the abdomen, the necrosis and pseudomembranes in the liver and spleen were observed. On histopathology, the foci of various coagulative necrosis were seen in the liver. The samples were taken from the liver and spleen for bacteriology and Salmonella arizonae was identified using the standart methods and API-20E.