OMIA:001930-9615 : Pneumonia, aspiration in Canis lupus familiaris

Categories: Respiratory system phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

History: Greenwell and Brain (2014) provided evidence that "the Irish wolfhound has a[n atypically] high incidence of aspiration pneumonia".


2014 Greenwell, C.M., Brain, P.H. :
Aspiration pneumonia in the Irish wolfhound: a possible breed predisposition. J Small Anim Pract 55:515-20, 2014. Pubmed reference: 25213726 . DOI: 10.1111/jsap.12269.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 15 Sep 2014
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 23 Feb 2023