Background: A juvenile rhesus macaque presented with blindness, ataxia, and head tilt. Methods: Postmortem gross and microscopic examination, histochemical staining and bacterial culture were performed. Results: Nocardia sp. was identified as the etiologic agent of a primary pneumonia with secondary cerebral abscessation. Conclusions: Nocardiosis should be a differential diagnosis for patients with neurologic disease.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of medical primatology|
|State||Published - Feb 1 2015|
- Nocardia spp.
- Non-human primate
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Animal Science and Zoology