Pneumocystis carinii infections in zoo animals

Z Parasitenkd. 1975;46(1):61-8. doi: 10.1007/BF00383668.


Pneumocystis carinii was found to be present in the lungs of twenty-three zoo animals in the Netherlands. The following species were represented: red kangaroo, common tree shrew, Senegal-Galago, Demidoff's-Galago, brown howler monkey, woolly monkey, long-haired spider monkey, white-eared marmoset, chimpanzee, three-toed sloth, palm squirrel, red panda, fennec fox, tree hyrax and large-toothed hyrax.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Animals, Zoo / parasitology*
  • Carnivora / parasitology
  • Mammals / parasitology
  • Marsupialia / parasitology
  • Netherlands
  • Pneumonia, Pneumocystis / veterinary*
  • Primates / parasitology
  • Sciuridae / parasitology
  • Xenarthra / parasitology