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Volume 22, Number 12—December 2016

Cutaneous Granulomas in Dolphins Caused by Novel Uncultivated Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

Raquel Vilela, Gregory D. Bossart, Judy A. St. Leger, Leslie M. Dalton, John S. Reif, Adam M. Schaefer, Peter J. McCarthy, Patricia A. Fair, and Leonel MendozaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (R. Vilela); Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA (R. Vilela, L. Mendoza); Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (G.D. Bossart); University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA (G.D. Bossart); SeaWorld, San Diego, California, USA (J.A. St. Leger); SeaWorld, San Antonio, Texas, USA (L.M. Dalton); Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (J.S. Reif); Florida Atlantic University, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA (A.M. Schaefer, P.J. McCarthy); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Charleston, South Carolina, USA (P.A. Fair)

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Uncultivated Paracoccidioides brasiliensis strains isolated from 6 bottlenose infected dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA

Strain Dolphin age, y/sex Year of collection
FB-921 Unknown/F 2003
FB-938 15/M 2003
FB-946 17/M 2003
FB-952 18/M 2003
B92–932 14/F 1992
SW070458 19/F 2007

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