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

  • Sebastián Llanos-Soto
  • Paulina González-Muñoz
  • Alexis Opazo-Capurro
  • Gerardo González-Rocha
  • Daniel González-Acuña

Abstract

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.
Published
May 6, 2020
How to Cite
LLANOS-SOTO, Sebastián et al. Subcutaneous abscess caused by Trueperella pyogenes in a Southern pudu (Pudu puda). Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences, [S.l.], v. 52, n. 2, p. 67-69, may 2020. ISSN 0719-8132. Available at: <http://australjvs.cl/index.php/amv/article/view/921>. Date accessed: 31 oct. 2020.
Section
Case Report