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Endocardiosis in rhesus monkeys


Endocardiosis was diagnosed as an incidental finding in two rhesus monkeys. The gross and histologic appearance of the lesions was described, and the similarity of this lesion to lesions of endocardiosis as found in dogs and man was discussed.

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The animals used in this study were handled in accordance with the “Guide for Laboratory Animal Facilities and Care” established by the National Academy of Science, National Research Council.

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Schmidt, R.E. Endocardiosis in rhesus monkeys. Primates 11, 177–180 (1970).

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  • Rhesus Monkey
  • Animal Ecology
  • Incidental Finding
  • Histologic Appearance