Disseminated coccidioidomycosis in a mandrill baboon (Mandrillus sphinx): a case report. Academic Article uri icon


  • A case of disseminated coccidioidomycosis caused by a dimorphic fungus Coccidioides immitis in a mandrill baboon (Mandrillus sphinx) was diagnosed following radiography, ultrasound-guided aspiration of thoracic lesions, and aspiration cytology of skeletal lesions of the left sixth rib. The diagnosis was confirmed by fungal culture and serum quantitative immunodiffusion for antibodies against C. immitis.

published proceedings

  • J Zoo Wildl Med

author list (cited authors)

  • Johnson, J. H., Wolf, A. M., Edwards, J. F., Walker, M. A., Homco, L., Jensen, J. M., Simpson, B. R., & Taliaferro, L.

citation count

  • 7

complete list of authors

  • Johnson, JH||Wolf, AM||Edwards, JF||Walker, MA||Homco, L||Jensen, JM||Simpson, BR||Taliaferro, L

publication date

  • June 1998