Subcutaneous abscess caused by Trueperella pyogenes in a Southern pudu (Pudu puda)
Keywords:pudu, abscess, Truepurella pyogenes, deer
A case of an abscess on the head of a captive Southern pudu (Pudu puda) caused by Trueperella pyogenes is described. A diagnosis was done based on bacterial culture and MALDI-TOF MS identification. Traumatic inoculation of the bacterium in the subcutaneous tissue is speculated.
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