Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Clinical examination and major diseases of most common caviomorph rodents.


Caviomorph rodents have anatomic and physiologic caracteristics complety different from domestic carnivores. As laboratory medicine and diagnostic imaging are very difficult to perform in these little patients, a corret clinical approach is very important to get a diagnosis. Semeiotic examination, clinical methodology and information about most common patologies are reported as well.