Open Access Case Report Article ID: IJVSR-8-227

    Aspergillosis in peacocks – Case Report

    Edina Sesztáková, Vladimír Vrabec, Katarína Kuzyšinová*, Ladislav Molnár, Zuzana Ševčíková and Eva Čonková

    The work describes two cases of Indian peacocks (Pavo cristatus) originating from extensive breeding, in which pulmonary aspergillosis and aerosacculitis were diagnosed. A clinical examination revealed difficult breathing with an open beak, gradual apathy, decreased appetite, and weight loss in both affected individuals. During the endoscopic examination, a yellow, caseous mass was diagnosed in the area of ​​the margo caudalis of the lung. Pathological autopsy in both cases revealed a granuloma in the area of ​​the left lung parenchyma and aerosacculitis. Fungal hyphae were detected in the granulomas by pathological-histological examination, and Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus parasiticus were diagnosed by mycological culture.


    Published on: Nov 15, 2022 Pages: 148-150

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ijvsr.000127
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