Accession Number:

AD0869938

Title:

Gastrodiscoides hominis in a Rhesus Monkey with Related Intussusception of the Colon

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FORT DETRICK FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

This case report describes a monkey with protracted diarrhea, emaciation, and marked dehydration. Necropsy of the animal revealed an intussusception of the colon, multifocal necrosis of the intestinal mucosa, and a large number of Gastrodiscoides hominis in the ileum, cecum, and colon.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE