Uma série de 15 casos fatais de aspergilose em pinguins (Spheniscus PALAVRAS-CHAVE: aspergilose; aves marinhas; micoses; patologia; pinguins. 1 ago. Diagnóstico macro e microscópico de Aspergilose em frangos de corte. Macroscopic and . Aspergilose em lotes de aves jovens cursa com. Os objetivos do trabalho foram avaliar a ocorrência de aspergilose causada por Aspergillus fumigatus em aves comerciais através do diagnóstico micológico e.

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Taxonomy, biology and clinical aspects of fusarium species.

The zoological gardens usually attract large-scale aspegrilose of visitors and the keepers are continuously exposed to bird droppings. Molecular identity and prevalence of Cryptococcus spp. These include absence of a diaphragm and epiglottis, limited distribution of pseudo-stratified ciliated columnar cells, lack of surface macrophages, and mainly the presence of air sacs.

Journal Association Avian Veterinayvol. The largest study on aspergillosis in captive wild birds showed 11 cases in three species of penguins Aptenodytes patogonicaPygoscelis antartica, and S.

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McNemar’s chi-square test was used to assess the association between the presence of histopathological lesions and the isolation of Aspergillus fumigatus.

On the other hand, Alvarez-Perez et al. Materials and Methods Collection of samples. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.


Pulmonary Aspergillus colonization in humans and its impact on management of critically ill patients.

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Circled isolates represent the isolates with similar genotype 4 groups. Severe involvement of the respiratory tract was observed in all of these cases. In environmental samples, numerous records indicate the presence of yeasts, though not necessarily related to the presence of birds or bird droppings. A small number of samples with macroscopic alterations Aspergillosis, pulmonary aspergillosis, Aspergillus fumigatusrespiratory disease, airsacculitis.

Moreover, the birds could be contaminated when exposed to a common source of poultry houses’s environment and feedstuffs, including roughages and concentrates, which is in agreement with literature Charlton et al. The resulting separated mixture was decanted after 30 min. Cryptococcus species are widely distributed in nature and can be isolated from various environmental sources such as air, soil, bird excreta, water, animals and decomposing wood Villar et al.

Considering research conducted outside Brazil, the following studies should be mentioned: The incidence of aspergillosis in captive wild birds.

The fungal isolates were identified according to macroscopic gross colony appearancemicromorphological and biochemical characteristics. Species within the section Fumigati have been described as human pathogens, particularly A.

Aspergillus fumigatus from normal and condemned carcasses with airsacculitis in commercial poultry

Droppings from birds were evaluated and divided into two groups: Fungi and food spoilage. Air sacs and lungs were affected in all cases, but lesions were not found in other tissues. No association was found between isolation date or location of flocks and the aspergilosr clusters identified on the fungal population, confirming a large dispersion of A.


Anatomopathological aspects of avian aspergillosis. Medical Mycologyvol. Pereira reported the isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans in Aratinga mitrata residing at a zoo. In broilers under suspicion of aspergillosis, Sajid et al.

Specific media were used to observe and identify the macroscopic characteristics of the colonies: Data and statistical analyses.

The logistic regression model identified a significant association of the following assays with condemnation due to airsacculitis i. The vast majority of the animals suffered from sudden death, except four penguins that showed anorexia, voice change, asperhilose dyspnea right before death. Macroscopic and Microscopic Diagnosis of Aspergillosis in Poultry.

General Infectious Diseases – Avian Aspergillosis. Causes of death in blue penguins Eudyptula m. Even though only one case was clearly characterized as aspergillosis through histopathological testing and mycological cultivation, we verified that there was a significant association between the two variables.