Open Access Case Report Article ID: GJZ-8-126

    Syphilis due to Treponema paraluisleporidarum ecovar Cuniculus (TPeC) in a domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Mexico

    Alfredo Pérez-Guiot, Abril Denisse Álvarez-Castro, Rigoberto Hernández-Castro and Luary C Martínez-Chavarría*

    Rabbit syphilis is caused by Treponema paraluisleporidarum and causes several cutaneous lesions. The prevalence in Mexico is not determined and there are currently no reports in pet rabbits associated with this disease. This case report describes the first case of rabbit syphilis in Mexico, confirmed by PCR and sequencing.


    Published on: May 30, 2023 Pages: 3-5

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/gjz.000026
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