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Rodents and lagomorphs
First report of dermatophilosis in wild European red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris)
  1. Paul Holmes1,
  2. David J Everest2,
  3. Simon Spiro2,3,
  4. Mark Wessels4 and
  5. Craig Shuttleworth5
  1. 1Shrewsbury Veterinary Investigation Centre, Animal and Plant Health Agency, Shrewsbury, SY1 4HD, UK
  2. 2Pathology and Animal Sciences, APHA Weybridge, Woodham Lane, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 3NB, UK
  3. 3Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA, UK
  4. 4Departemnt of Histopathology, Finn Pathologists, Diss, UK
  5. 5School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
  1. Correspondence to Paul Holmes; paul.holmes{at}apha.gov.uk

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  • Contributors CS received the two dead squirrels and submitted them for postmortem examination and wrote the first draft of the manuscript. PH undertook the postmortem examinations, coordinated the laboratory investigations and reports and completed the manuscript. DJE carried out the transmission electron microscopy and contributed to the manuscript. SS, MW and Carlo Bianco carried out the histopathology and contributed to the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors CS received the two dead squirrels and submitted them for postmortem examination and wrote the first draft of the manuscript. PH undertook the postmortem examinations, coordinated the laboratory investigations and reports and completed the manuscript. DJE carried out the transmission electron microscopy and contributed to the manuscript. SS, MW and Carlo Bianco carried out the histopathology and contributed to the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article.

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