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- Niwa, Hidekazu, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of equine veterinary science 2014 v.34 no.2 pp. 333-336
- Pneumocystis carinii; Thoroughbred; antibiotics; collagen; colts; ferrets; foals; fungi; lungs; macrophages; necropsy; nucleotide sequences; phylogeny; pneumonia; polymerase chain reaction; racehorses; ribosomal RNA; silver; staining
- ... Pneumocystis pneumonia is an opportunistic respiratory infection that occurs in immunocompromised animals. In horses, pneumocystic pneumonia is observed mostly in foals and often progresses rapidly. Here, we report pneumocystic pneumonia in a Thoroughbred racehorse. A 3-year-old Thoroughbred racehorse colt had marked respiratory symptoms for 3 weeks and was unresponsive to antibiotic treatment. At ...