A case of aspergillosis in commercial domestic ducks

육용오리에서 aspergillosis 증례

  • Chu, Keum-Suk (Iksan-Branch, Jeonbuk Institute of Livestock & Veterinary Research) ;
  • Kang, Mi-Seon (Namwon-Branch, Jeonbuk Institute of Livestock & Veterinary Research) ;
  • Lee, Jeong-Won (Iksan-Branch, Jeonbuk Institute of Livestock & Veterinary Research)
  • 추금숙 (전라북도축산위생연구소 익산지소) ;
  • 강미선 (전라북도축산위생연구소 남원지소) ;
  • 이정원 (전라북도축산위생연구소 익산지소)
  • Received : 2012.02.07
  • Accepted : 2012.06.14
  • Published : 2012.06.30


A case of aspergillosis was observed in a flock of 5~10 days old commercial domestic ducks in Jeongeup. The clinical signs were depression and breathing by gasping or rapid opening of the bill. Grossly, lung was attached to pleura with white cheesy plaques. Numerous nodules was found in lung. Histopathologically, severe granulomatous pneumonia with intralesional fungal hypha were observed in the lung. Aspergillus spp. colonies was isolated from fungal culture and identified by polymer chain reaction.



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