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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The only reported outbreak in Colombia happened in a rehabilitation facility in Cebus capucinusC. Behavioral modifications due to captive conditions might also influence this pattern since these folivorous animals have been seen hunting rodents inside the enclosure unpublished data.

Brown woolly monkey

The cut surfaces of the kidneys bulged and both kidneys were slightly enlarged. Ateles Spider monkeys Red-faced spider monkey A. This clinical case presents the first documented clinical case of leptospirosis in a captive woolly monkey.

No gross lesions were found in the spleen, liver, intestines and pancreas. Fatalities typically arise due to renal-vascular dysfunction that leads to renal, cardiac, or respiratory failure 3. Sc, Miryam Astudillo H, 1 M.

Vet Ther ; 8: Inter-group competition during feeding times causes the juveniles to be displaced by the adult males and females with offspring resulting in an increase in feeding on arthropods and leaves. Although they lagothrichq dominant within their group, females are accepting to outsiders of both genders if there are no offspring-producing females present.

Although jaundice is a common clinical sign associated with leptospirosis, anicteric leptospirosis is also reported as part of the acute febrile syndrome In Colombia, euthanasia is performed by qualified veterinarians by administering intravenously 1 mL of a solution of sodium penthobarbital and sodium difenilhidantoine per 5 kg total body weight.

,agothricha from studies with brachial plexus from primates allow the access to valuable information regarding the morphology of those animals, and could also assist in the establishment of anatomical parameters among species, which could then contribute to anesthetic procedures and injury treatments. The brachial plexus originated from the spinal nerves C5 to C8 and T1, forming the cranial, medium, and caudal stems, from which derived the peripheral nerves; those latothricha 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.

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The face is naked of any fur and is typically black. The woolly-monkey Lagothrix lagothricha is an antropoid belonging to the Atelidae Family which includes the largest neotropical primates.

Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Macaco barrigo Natterer, The bloody liquid lagotjrix in thorax and lagothriix contained mainly bilirubin, blood cells and proteins. However, a high IgM titer in a single serum specimen is consistent with a current or recent infection.

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How to cite this article. Mammal Species of the World: Brown woolly monkey L. Pathology of Domestic Animals.

Smithsonian series in comparative evolutionary biology. Borneo J ,agothricha Sci Tech ; 2: There was a marked increase of creatinine In Ecuador, the range of inhabited altitudes is – 1, m above sea level. Adler B, de la Pena-Moctezuma A.

Many South American national parks algothricha specific laws that prevent both deforestation and the hunting of animals, whereas some do not forbid hunting. RBC showed severe poikilocytosis predominantly marked by echinocytes, revealing a toxic disease process with alteration of the RBC membrane. Extant species of family Atelidae.

However, diagnosis was reached considering a positive ELISA result in combination with clinical presentation and epizootiology.

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

Anicteric leptospirosis-associated severe pulmonary hemorrhagic syndrome: Although leptospirosis is not a reportable disease in Colombia, it is listed internationally as an important occupational disease in captive facilities 6and it holds economic relevancy.


Barbiturate euthanasia solutions can cause vascular damage and necrosis in different organs. The monkey had moderate anemia with unremarkable values of both mean corpuscular volume 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.

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Females with dependents tend to eat more leaves, most likely because the leaves contain more protein, which helps the female produce more milk, [10] whereas juvenile woolly monkeys have been observed to eat more arthropods then other members of the group.

Many published sources use the specific name lagothricha rather than the etymologically correct lagotrichasince Fooden adopted this spelling when he revised the kagothricha. Coiba Island howler A. English pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.

However, captivity-associated confinement of non-native species may increase exposure to peridomestic reservoirs, promoting pathogen transmission potential to animals and personnel 6. General Patterns and Non-suspensory lagothrica. Females are possessive of males and may harass others that try to interact with a male. The only reported outbreak in Colombia happened in a rehabilitation facility, where most of the primates presented diffuse jaundice and pulmonary hemorrhage 8.

The fact that a single animal was infected in the enclosure might be due to individual infection susceptibility possibly related to endocrine responses stress from multiple sources. Its large size makes the brown woolly monkey highly susceptible to being hunted by locals.