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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Females are possessive of males and may harass others that try to interact with a male. Urine dark field microscopy was negative for the presence of spirochetes. Pathology of Domestic Animals. The monkey was humanely euthanized and the necropsy revealed a multifocal tubulointerstitial glomerulonephritis; in addition to splenic lymphoid depletion, and interstitial pneumonia, all of which are compatible with leptospirosis.

Antibiotic and supportive treatment was also administered under anesthesia.

Nervous plexus; nervous system; Lagothrix lagothricha. Most male woolly monkeys are larger than the females, also having larger canines. Review of selected species subject to long- standing import suspensions Report. Vet Ther ; 8: A captive woolly lagohhricha Lagothrix lagothricha displayed severe lethargy, vomiting and diarrhea.

Contrary to their name, they may also be a shade of grey or black as well as brown, and are darker on the head and underparts. Although the brown woolly monkey has the healthiest and most extensive populations of species in the genus Lagothrix[19] it is regarded as vulnerable because of predicted future pressures. Females with dependents tend to eat more leaves, most likely because the leaves contain more protein, which helps lagohhricha female produce more milk, [10] whereas juvenile woolly monkeys have been observed to eat more arthropods then other members of the group.

The first compound acts as a non-selective central nervous system depressant and the latter is an anti-convulsant.


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However, a high IgM titer in a single serum specimen is consistent with a current or recent infection. The face is naked of any fur and is typically black. Many South American national parks have specific oagothricha that prevent both deforestation and the hunting of animals, whereas some do not forbid hunting. Barbiturate euthanasia solution-induced tissue artifact in nonhuman primates. Its large size makes the brown woolly monkey lagohricha susceptible to being hunted by locals.

On day two, blood was drawn once more to monitor kidney function and as a treatment follow-up.

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

The brachial plexus originated from the spinal nerves C5 to C8 and T1, forming the cranial, medium, and caudal laothrix, from which derived the peripheral nerves; those nerves had similar origin and innervation area when compared to plexuses from other primates, with the exception of the musculocutaneous nerve that crossed the coracobraquial muscle. Females drive the relationships that develop between opposite sexes within communities.

Although leptospirosis is not a reportable disease in Colombia, it is listed internationally as an important occupational disease in captive facilities 6layothricha it holds economic relevancy. Borneo J Res Sci Tech ; 2: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Fooden classified it is as one of two species under the genus Lagothrix with four sub-species L.

Terminal leptospirosis in a woolly monkey Lagothrix lagothricha in Colombia. Vet J ; Vet Microbiol ; Like all species of woolly monkey, brown woolly monkeys are omnivorous, but mainly frugivorous. Mammal Species ,agothrix the World: The monkey was a dominant male that shared the enclosure with other members of the same species.

Fruits eaten by woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha) at local and regional scales.

Journal of Human Evolution. Transmission occurs through direct or indirect routes with contaminated bodily fluids from domestic maintenance hosts such as Rattus spp. Alouatta Howler monkeys A. This clinical case lagothrcha the first documented clinical case of leptospirosis in a captive woolly monkey. 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 consider it part of rule-outs or differential diagnosis in future clinical events within and outside of Colombia.


The monkey had moderate anemia with unremarkable values of both mean corpuscular ,agothrix and mean corpuscular hemoglobin, indicating a normocytic normochromic anemia characterized by severe poikilocytosis and polychromasia, with many echinocytes, and moderate Howell-Jolly bodies, in addition to leukopenia with moderate neutropenia. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Epidemiology, leptospira, primate, zoo Source: The cut surfaces of the kidneys bulged and both kidneys were slightly enlarged. This phase may be followed by a systemic inflammatory response syndrome, which may reflect a leukopenia or leukocytosis, depending on the response of each individual 4although leukocytosis is more common 2.

Although jaundice is a common clinical sign associated with leptospirosis, anicteric leptospirosis is also reported as part of the acute febrile syndrome Naturally acquired infection with Leptospira is uncommon in non-human primates 4with only scant reports of seroreactivity in wild primates 5 and asymptomatic seroconversion occurring in primates in zoos 6,7. However, diagnosis was reached lagthricha a positive ELISA result in combination with clinical presentation and epizootiology.