Subcutaneous abscess caused by Trueperella pyogenes in a Southern pudu (Pudu puda)

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Sebastián Llanos-Soto

Paulina González-Muñoz

Alexis Opazo-Capurro

Gerardo González-Rocha

Daniel González-Acuña

Resumen

A case of an abscess on the head of a captive Southern pudu (Pudu puda) caused by Trueperella pyogenes is described. A diagnosis was done based on bacterial culture and MALDI-TOF MS identification. Traumatic inoculation of the bacterium in the subcutaneous tissue is speculated.

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Llanos-Soto, S., González-Muñoz, P., Opazo-Capurro, A., González-Rocha, G., & González-Acuña, D. (2020). Subcutaneous abscess caused by Trueperella pyogenes in a Southern pudu (Pudu puda). Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 52(2), 67-69. https://doi.org/10.4067/S0719-81322020000200067
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