TITLE

GLOMERULOPATIA EM FELÍNOS SELVAGENS EM CATIVEIRO

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, Teane M. A.; Costa, Luciana F.; Malta, Marcelo C. C.; Luppi, Marcela M.; Paixão, Tatiane A.; Santos, Renato L.
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Archives of Veterinary Science;2013 Supplement, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p444
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Glomerulopathies have a major impact in wild and captive felines, since they may lead to the terminal stage of renal failure. This report describes glomerulopathy in four felines (a jaguar, an ocelot, and two pumas) kept in captivity at the Zoo-Botânica Foundation, Belo Horizonte. Tissue fragments were histologically analyzed. Kidney and pancreas sections were stained with Congo Red, Sirius Red and Periodic-Schiff acid stains. All four felines had moderate to severe membranous glomerulopathy, whereas two animals also had diffuse moderate glomerulosclerosis. Additionally, three felines had pancreatic islet amyloidosis, which was confirmed by Congo Red stain. The diagnosis of glomerulopathies is crucial to reduce the occurrence of these lesions in captive felines.
ACCESSION #
95762890

 

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