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Infectious diseases, particularly of wildlife, are intrinsically linked to human and domestic animal health. Reports of sarcoptic mange in black bears (Ursus americanus) are increasing in multiple states in the USA and while the reason is unknown, mange in other species has been associated with...

Author(s)
Niedringhaus, K. D.; Brown, J. D.; Ternent, M. A.; Cleveland, C. A.; Yabsley, M. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2019, 6, 4, pp 75
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Zoos unintentionally provide pathogens with a high diversity of species of different origins. Zoo practices of mixing reservoir species with other susceptible species can provide opportunities for pathogens to spread beyond normal hosts. This paper describes some pathogens of bacterial,...

Author(s)
Mahmoud, M. A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 45, pp 139-145
Abstract

Ferrets, like other carnivores, are susceptible to a number of different parasites; however, clinical reports of ferrets with actual disease are surprisingly limited. This may be a result of underreporting or because domestic ferrets are often housed indoors with no exposure to most parasites. The...

Author(s)
Patterson, M. M.; Fox, J. G.; Eberhard, M. L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 553-572
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Author(s)
Kontos, V.; Sotiraki, S.; Himonas, C.
Citation
Feline Practice, 1998, 26, 6, pp 18-20
Abstract

Rodents are shared intermediate or paratenic hosts for Echinococcus multilocularis, Toxocara spp. and Toxoplasma gondii, and may serve as valuable indicators for assessing the occurrence and the level of environmental contamination and infection pressure with free-living stages of these zoonotic...

Author(s)
Reperant, L. A.; Hegglin, D.; Tanner, I.; Fischer, C.; Deplazes, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2009, 136, 3, pp 329-337
Abstract

Seventy-two lynx, found dead in the Swiss Alps and the Jura Mountains (Switzerland) from 1987-99, were evaluated to determine the cause of their death. 72% of all animals died because of non-infectious diseases or causes such as vehicular collision and poaching. 18% died from infectious diseases,...

Author(s)
Schmidt-Posthaus, H.; Breitenmoser-Würsten, C.; Posthaus, H.; Bacciarini, L.; Breitenmoser, U.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2002, 38, 1, pp 84-92
Abstract

The clinical signs and diagnosis of ectoparasitic infections of companion animals (ancylostomiasis and uncinariasis, cheyletiellosis, canine demodicosis, feline demidicosis, flea infestation and flea-allergy dermatitis, notoedric mange, otodectic acariasis, pediculosis, Pelodera dermatitis, ...

Author(s)
Sosna, C. B.; Medleau, L.
Citation
Veterinary Medicine, 1992, 87, 6, pp 548...564
Abstract

This paper provides a brief description of some of the relevant parasitic zoonoses encountered by veterinarians in small animal practice in Canada. These include toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii infection), cryptosporidiosis (Cryptosporidium parvum infection), sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei...

Author(s)
Weese, J. S.; Peregrine, A. S.; Armstrong, J.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2002, 43, 10, pp 799-802
Abstract

The parasite fauna of small domestic and furbearing mammals was investigated in Romania in 1984-1985. Samples from faeces, dead or killed animals, litter and/or skin were examined. The parasite diseases observed included sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei), Uncinaria stenocephala and Isospora sp....

Author(s)
Zarzėrė, K.
Citation
Archiva Veterinaria, 1987, 18, pp 47-65
Abstract

This section of the atlas covering parasitic skin infestations has 79 colour photographs of various conditions in dogs and cats. The main categories are mange (demodectic, sarcoptic, notoedric and otodectic; 38 photographs), flea infestation (14), and pediculosis (7); also illustrated are miliary...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, G. T.
Publisher
Wolfe Medical Publications, London, UK
Citation
A colour atlas of small animal dermatology., 1985, pp 24-66

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