Tuberculosis


Definition of Tuberculosis
(Scientific name: Mycobacterium tuberculosis)

From the elephant glossary Section: disease


Relevant Literature about Tuberculosis

74 Elephants suffering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

NameSpecies
Sex
OriginAgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrival
Death location
+ -Reghuram Manisseri-EM
M
unknown5319682021-06-09disease
collapsed, due to Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and foot disease
x 1999-00-00
Vadakkoot Haridas
+ -Guruvayur Vailya Kesavan-EM
M
wild?2021-03-29disease
abscess on its back. Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 2000-05-09
Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp
+ -Athi-EM
M
unknown2319972020-08-24unknown
collapsed 23rd, dead 24. Diagnosed with Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) July
x 2002-10-11
Ueno Zoo
+ -Airavata-EM
M
wild?2018-05-00
Heart-Related Ailment, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x
Mathigodu elephant Camp
+ -Rajeshwari-EM
F
captive-born4019782018-04-21euthanised
acute Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))
x Gowri1982-00-00
Arulmigu Sugavaneswarar Temple
+ -Bharatha-EM
M
wild720102017-12-00disease
bacterial infection, possibly Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 2013-08-28
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
+ -Sasi-EM
M
?2017-10-18disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x
Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)
+ -Packy-EM
M
captive-born551962-04-142017-02-09euthanised
because of Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Thonglaw x Belle1962-04-14
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
+ -Hamsa Raj-EM
M
wild6519522017disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x
Kerala unspecified location
+ -noname (wild)-LA
wild?2017disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x
Kruger National Park
+ -noname (wild)-EM
F
wild?2016-12-08disease
severe lung infection, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x
Nagarhole National Park
+ -Narmada-EM
F
wild?2016-12-01disease
severe heart attack, bacterial infection, possibly Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 2013-08-28
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
+ -Krishna-EM
M
wild?~20062016-11-00disease
bacterial infection, possibly Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?
x 2013-08-28
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
+ -Venattumattam Ganesan-EM
M
3219842016-10-05disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x
Pravithanam private owner
+ -Boonkong-EM
M
wild?2016-08-24disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))
x
FAE Elephant Hospital
+ -Tusko-EM
M
wild4419712015-12-22euthanised
foot problems and Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2005-06-20
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
+ -Kadar Fathima Beevi-EM
F
wild?2015-12-15
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x
Nagore Dargah (Hazrat Syed Shahul Hameed Dargah)
+ -Sumatra-EM
F
wild5219632015-06-00disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), kidney failure
x
Knies Kinderzoo
+ -Nang Lieng-EM
F
unknown4119742015-05-07disease
collapsed, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?
x
Buon Don Eco Tourism Company
+ -Laxmi Kali-EM
F
unknown?2014-09-29disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x
Holiday Safari
+ -Greta (Griet)-LA
F
wild3119832014-09-26euthanised
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2012-08-27
Beekse Bergen Safaripark
+ -Betty (Betje)-LA
F
wild3119832014-03-19disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 2012-08-27
Beekse Bergen Safaripark
+ -Jewel (Cutie)-EM
F
wild6119522013-09-08?euthanised
arthritis and severe musculoskeletal problems, Necropsy positive for Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2011-06-08
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
+ -Buon Nhan-EM
F
unknown6419492013-04-09unknown
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)) positive?
x
Y Glur B Krong
+ -Sabu (Look Chai)-EM
M
captive-born301982-10-012012-01-11euthanised
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), and severe arthritis?
Tunga (Tonga) x Hanako2010-10-00
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
+ -Frida-EM
F
wild?2011-09-06?anesthesia
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1998-00-00
Quilpue Zoo (El Parque Zoológico de Quilpué)
+ -Loisaba-LA
F
wild131998-01-002011-06-28disease
pneumonia indicating Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer
x
Tsavo National Park
+ -Rebecca-EM
F
wild5019612011-01-08euthanised
polyathritis, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 2004-01-20
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
+ -Deepa-EM
F
wild420072011-01-06anesthesia
congestive heart failure, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 2004-00-00
Kaziranga Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC)
+ -Salaita-LA
M
wild220082010-11-14disease
pneumonia indicating Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer?
x 2010-09-25
DSWT Ithumba
+ -Dondi-EM
F
wild3619742010-07-28disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1975-04-00
Phil Schacht
+ -Jan-EM
F
wild3719712008-04-11disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1985-00-00
Tarzan Zerbini Circus
+ -Miss Elly-LA
F
wild?2007?disease
possibly Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?
x
Adventure Zone (Safari Par Excellence)
+ -Sumathi-EM
F
wild?2006-11-03disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 1987-00-00
Palani Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Temple
+ -Lota-EM
F
wild5319522005-02-10disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2004-11-17
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
+ -Radha-EM
F
wild?2005
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x
Mumbai Byculla Jijamata Udyan zoo
+ -Shona-LA
F
wild1419902004-12-08euthanised
Positive Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
x 1993-00-00
Boras Zoo
+ -Tatima (Deteema)-LA
F
wild3519692004-10-15disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2003-04-21
Lincoln Park Zoo
+ -Roma-EM
F
wild4419602004-10-08euthanised
osteoarthritis, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x
Two Tails Ranch
+ -Calle-EM
F
wild3719672004-03-06euthanised
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), arthritis
x 1997-03-19
San Francisco Zoo
+ -Myntrik-LA
F
wild2019842004-01-30euthanised
Positive Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
x 1998-07-13
Peaugres Safaripark
+ -Donkey-EM
F
wild3819652003-05-26euthanised
Positive Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
x 1965-00-00
Kolmarden Zoo
+ -Sandai-EM
F
wild1819852003-05-14euthanised
Positive Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test, delivery problem
x 2000-08-23
Kolmarden Zoo
+ -stillborn-EM
M
captive-born02003-05-142003-05-14stillborn
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)? Calf died in utero prior to caesarean section
Brahma x Sandai2003-05-14
Kolmarden Zoo
+ -Jenny-EM
F
wild3819642002-11-27disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2002-00-00
Circus Fliegenpilz
+ -Brahma-EM
M
wild2019822002-09-29euthanised
Positive Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
x 1994-03-30
Kolmarden Zoo
+ -Mida-EM
F
wild2719752002-02-11euthanised
Positive Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
x 1985-02-16
Kolmarden Zoo
+ -Putschie-EM
F
wild3019712001-10-31euthanised
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1990-05-02
Kolmarden Zoo
+ -Siwa-EM
F
wild4819522000-10-12disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1955-08-31
Wuppertal Zoo
+ -Nancy-LA
F
wild4719532000-08-23euthanised
Post mortum: Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1956-09-18
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
+ -Carolyn-EM
F
wild3219682000-04-11disease
Pyelonephritis, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), arthritis
x 1991-09-26
St Louis Zoo
+ -Tetchi (Teetchie)-EM
F
wild5219471999-10-08euthanised
osteoarthritis in multiple joints and an M. Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) infection of the lung
x 1968-11-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)
+ -Kooboo-LA
M
wild?1999disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1995-00-00
Wuppertal Zoo
+ -Miriam (Maria?)-EM
F
wild3219661998-03-00anesthesia
kidney problems, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x
Circus Afrika
+ -Annie-EM
F
wild3219651997-03-22disease
salmonella; Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1994-04-18
Los Angeles Zoo
+ -Tunga (Tonga)-EM
M
wild3219641996-09-19disease
massive heart failure. Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 1991-07-03
Hawthorn Corporation
+ -Hattie-EM
F
wild2619701996-08-07disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1990-05-18
Hawthorn Corporation
+ -Joyce-EM
F
wild4819481996-08-03anesthesia
during dental work, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1970-00-00
Hawthorn Corporation
+ -Khali-EM
F
wild1919761995disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1979-12-29
Budapest Zoo
+ -Taku (Taki, Chajeng)-EM
F
wild2619621988-08-15disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1984-04-27
Augsburg Zoo
+ -Thaia-EM
F
wild2219661988euthanised
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1980-09-08
Zurich Zoo
+ -Dinah-EM
F
wild3819461984-06-06disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
x 1970-07-08
Copenhagen Zoo
+ -Moti (Mohti)-EM
M
wild2519481973-05-24anesthesia
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1962-04-17
Hannover Zoo
+ -Babe-EM
F
wild3519231958disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1945-00-00
Clyde Beatty Circus
+ -Borneo (Buldiu)-EM
M
wild?1943disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))
x 1940-00-00
Munich Zoo
+ -Jumbo-LA
M
wild?1940disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1925-00-00
Dresden Zoo
+ -Jumbo II (Safari)-LA
M
wild1219241936-11-26disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1934-12-19
Cole Brothers Circus
+ -Sandrina-EM
F
wild?1935-07-05disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1929-05-12
Rome Zoo
+ -Bambina-EM
F
wild?>19071927disease
anemiia, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?
x
Circus Strassburger
+ -Jenny (Butcher, Putcher)-EM
F
captive-born251850-07-001875-07-07disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x Katimeh (Betsy)1851-04-19
London Zoo
+ -Madras-EM
F
wild0disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2009-00-00
Zooparque Itatiba
+ -Jill-EM
F
wild-19461946-10-00disease
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 1960-00-00
King Brothers Circus
+ -Periyanayagi-EM
F
unknown0
diagnosed with Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2008-04-00
Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
+ -Andal-EM
M
unknown-19501950unknown
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))
x 2019-12-00
Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)



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Tuberculosis mentioned in The Elephant Database

1 articles about countries in the elephant database match the word Tuberculosis.

8 locations holdings in the elephant database match the word Tuberculosis.

87 elephants in the elephant database match the word Tuberculosis




Reference list Koehl, Dan, (2022). Tuberculosis. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/index.php?id=236. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants, 2006 by Murray Fowler, Susan K. Mikota

Selected publications
  • Taweepoke Angkwanish1, Hans J. C. M. Vernooij, Anucha Sirimalaisuwan, Pattara Charernpan, Mirjam Nielen and Victor P. M. G. Rutten, Prevalence and Demographic Risk Factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infections in Captive Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) Based on Serological Assays

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