Some important diseases of some common laboratory animals


Some important diseases of some common laboratory animals

Table
Some important diseases of some common laboratory animals
name or type of disease causative organism
Mice
Bacterial diseases
mouse pneumonitis Miyagawanella bronchopneumoniae
eperythrozoonosis Eperythrozoon coccoides
Mycoplasma infection Mycoplasma species
pus-producing lesions Pseudomonas aeruginosa
salmonellosis Salmonella
pseudotuberculosis Pasteurella pseudotuberculosis
rat-bite fever Streptobacillus moniliformis
Fungal disease
dermatophytoses (ringworm) Trichophyton species
Viral diseases
mouse pox (ectromelia) ectromelia virus
poliomyelitis of mice (Theiler disease) Theiler encephalomyelitis virus
EDIM (epizootic diarrhea of infant mice) EDIM virus
LIVIM (lethal intestinal virus of infant mice) LIVIM virus
Protozoal diseases
coccidiosis Eimeria falciformis
toxoplasmosis Toxoplasma gondii
nosematosis (encephalitozoonosis) Nosema cuniculi
Helminthic diseases
mouse tapeworm Hymenolepsis nana
rat tapeworm Hymenolepsis diminuta
cat tapeworm Taenia taeniaeformis
mouse pinworm Aspicularis tetraptera
pinworm Syphacia obvelata
liver threadworm Capillaria hepatica
Arthropod diseases
sucking louse Polyplax serratus
mite Psorergates simplex
Rats
Bacterial and fungal diseases
mycoplasma infection (associated with chronic pneumonia) Mycoplasma species
salmonellosis Salmonella species
infectious anemia Haemobartonella muris
pus-forming lesions Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pasteurella pneumotropica
rat-bite fever Streptobacillus moniliformis
Diplococcus pneumoniae
leptospirosis (Weil disease) Leptospira species
Corynebacterium kutscheri
dermatophytoses (ringworm; fungus) Trichophyton
Viral diseases
pneumonitis rat virus (Kilham)
salivary-gland disease rabula virus
hemorrhagic encephalitis hemorrhagic encephalopathy virus (HER)
Protozoal diseases
coccidiosis Eimeria nieschulzi
Hepatozoon muris
toxoplasmosis Toxoplasma gondii
nosematosis (encephalitozoonosis) Nosema cuniculi
Helminthic diseases
mouse tapeworm Hymenolepsis nana
rat tapeworm Hymenolepsis diminuta
cat tapeworm Taenia taeniaeformis
bladder threadworm Trichosomoides crassicauda
liver threadworm Capillaria hepatica
cecal worm Heterakis spumosa
Arthropod diseases
sucking louse Polyplax spinulosa
ear mite Notoedres notoedres
hair mite Radifordia ensifera
Guinea pigs
Bacterial and fungal diseases
streptococcal infections (cervical abscesses and lymphadenitis) Streptococcus species
salmonellosis Salmonella species
bronchopneumonia Bordatella bronchiseptica
respiratory infections Klebsiella species
dermatophytoses (ringworm, fungus) Trichophyton species
Viral diseases
cytomegalic inclusion disease salivary-gland virus
lymphocytic choriomeningitis LCM virus
Protozoal diseases
coccidiosis Eimeria caviae
toxoplasmosis Toxoplasma gondii
Hamsters
cytomegalic inclusion disease salivary-gland virus
encephalomyocarditis picorna virus
wet tail (regional ileitis) virus, bacterium
salmonellosis Salmonella (bacterium)
mouse tapeworm Hymenolepsis nana (helminth)
Rabbits
pasteurellosis (snuffles) Pasteurella (bacterium)
spirochetosis (vent disease) Spirochaeta (bacterium)
mucoid enteritis bacterium
myxomatosis myxoma virus
rabbit pox virus
coccidiosis Eimeria species (protozoan)
ear mites Notoedres notoedres
nosematosis Nosema cuniculi
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