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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Several recent outbreaks of an apparently new disease of monkeys have been reported in the United States. The disease occurred in the rhesus (Macaca mulata) monkeys in Oregon, Texas, and California, all of which were Asian imports obtained from the same distributor. In Oregon, the disease spread to the following species: Macaca fuscata, Macaca nemestrian, and Cynopithecus niger. Five animal caretakers were infected through proliferative epidermal lesions

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