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Pasteurella testudinis associated with respiratory disease and septicaemia in leopard (Geochelone pardalis) and other tortoises in South Africa

M.M. Henton
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association | Vol 74, No 4 | a527 | DOI: | © 2003 M.M. Henton | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 July 2003 | Published: 02 July 2003

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The first recorded isolates of Pasteurella testudinis from South African tortoises kept in captivity is presented. P. testudinis was found in association with respiratory disease in affected animals.


Chelonian; Pasteurella Testudinis; Respiratory Disease; Tortoise


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