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Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, is a severe tick-borne infection endemic to the Americas. Oral doxycycline is effective, but during severe life-threatening disease, intravenous therapy is recommended. Unfortunately, intravenous formulations of doxycycline are...

Author(s)
Blanton, L. S.; Wilson, N. M.; Quade, B. R.; Walker, D. H.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2019, 101, 5, pp 1091-1095
Abstract

A 4-year-old, intact male guinea pig was presented for evaluation of ocular pain and forelimb lameness. Initial examination confirmed that the ocular pain was associated with bilateral anterior uveitis and that the lameness was attributed to a bilateral carpal and metacarpal polyarthropathy. Carpal ...

Author(s)
Lempert, M.; Corriveau, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2018, 27, 3, pp 22-26
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The aim of this study was to conduct a phenotypic and genetic characterization of 35 Salmonella Typhimurium isolates from guinea pig production systems in the Lima, Peru in relation to antimicrobial resistance. The profile of 11 antibiotics (florfenicol, sulfamethoxazole, doxycycline,...

Author(s)
Huamán, M.; Pérez, C.; Rodríguez, J.; Killerby, M.; Lovón, S.; Chauca, L.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2020, 31, 1,
Abstract

Abscesses of odontogenic origin in guinea pigs pose a serious health problem and need to be treated with a combination of surgical and medical therapy. The aim of this prospective study was to describe the microbial flora of odontogenic abscesses associated with osteomyelitis in 24 pet guinea pigs, ...

Author(s)
Minarikova, A.; Hauptman, K.; Knotek, Z.; Jekl, V.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2016, 179, 13, pp 331
Abstract

Clostridium perfringens is one of the most widespread pathogen producing toxins related to variable pathogenic conditions, particularly food poisoning in humans. Thus, this study described the prevalence, enumeration, toxigenic types and antibiotic susceptibility of C. perfringens strains isolated...

Author(s)
Younis, G. A.; Radwan, M. M.; Elkenany, R. M.; Elderieny, M. H.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Microbiology Research, 2018, 12, 23, pp 546-555
Abstract

Respiratory anthrax, in the absence of early antibiotic treatment, is a fatal disease. This study aimed to test the efficiency of antibiotic therapy in curing infected animals and those sick with anthrax. Postexposure prophylaxis (24 h postinfection [p.i.]) of guinea pigs infected intranasally with ...

Author(s)
Weiss, S.; Kobiler, D.; Levy, H.; Pass, A.; Ophir, Y.; Rothschild, N.; Tal, A.; Schlomovitz, J.; Altboum, Z.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2011, 55, 4, pp 1533-1542
Abstract

This study determined the state of rickettsial infection in experimentally infected guineapigs exposed to small doses of radiation and treated with the immunostimulant, Imunal, and doxycyline. Treatment with both Imunal and doxycyline showed a positive effect on the immunity of the animals against...

Author(s)
Basarab, N. I.
Publisher
Institut Mikrobiologii i Virusologi NAN Ukrainy, Kiev, Ukraine
Citation
Mīkrobiologīchniĭ Zhurnal, 2003, 65, 5, pp 36-40
Abstract

A colony (N83) of the vaccine strain of F. tularensis (15/10) and a strain (N268) isolated from a water sample in nature were revealed for susceptibility to cultivation at 42°C. Both strains had low virulence for white mice and were avirulent for guineapigs, but possessed high immunogenicity in...

Author(s)
Kormilitsyna, M. I.; Meshcheryakova, I. S.
Citation
FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 1996, 13, 3, pp 215-219
Abstract

As the number of pet rabbits and rodents increased, veterinarians have to cope with various medical conditions that affect them and especially those concerning their teeth in everyday practice. Rabbits, guineapigs and chinchillas whole dentition and the incisors of the rest of the rodents are known ...

Author(s)
Papadimitriou, S.; Thomas, A.; Kouki, M.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Deltion tes Ellenikes Kteniatrikes Etaireias = Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2008, 59, 3, pp 225-238
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Coxiella burnetii, the causal agent of an important rickettsial zoonosis called Q fever, has a worldwide distribution with the notable exception of...

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