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Objectives: To determine whether rectal temperature was associated with patient mortality in client-owned guinea pigs upon presentation to a veterinary hospital. Materials and Methods: The medical record database at a veterinary teaching hospital was searched for records of guinea pigs from January ...

Author(s)
Levy, I. H.; Girolamo, N. di; Keller, K. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2021, 62, 10, pp 861-865
Abstract

Background: Anaesthetic risk is composed of factors that can (e.g. hypothermia) and cannot (e.g. old age) be influenced. The maximal heat loss from a patient occurs in the first stadium of anaesthesia and it is easier to prevent hypothermia than reheat an animal. Objectives: The aim of the authors...

Author(s)
Nógrádi, A. L.; Battay, M.; Cope, I.; Gál, J.; Dunay, M. P.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2019, 141, 2, pp 93-100
Abstract

Background: Insulinomas in guinea pigs are poorly documented. Case description: A 2.5-year-old female guinea pig presented with severe hypoglycemia, head tilt, weakness, weight loss, hypothermia and a radiodense abdominal structure. The serum insulin concentration was measured with unsatisfactory...

Author(s)
Agúndez, M. G.; Velasco, C. I.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2020, 33, pp 50-53
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and side effects of alfaxalone administered intramuscularly (IM) as a sedative agent in guinea pigs undergoing survey radiographs. Study design: Prospective clinical trial. Animals: A total of 30 client-owned guinea pigs. Methods: Following baseline assessments,...

Author(s)
D'Ovidio, D.; Marino, F.; Noviello, E.; Lanaro, E.; Monticelli, P.; Adami, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 2018, 45, 2, pp 183-189
Abstract

Small mammals have difficulty maintaining body temperature under anesthesia. This hypothermia is a potential detriment not only to the health and comfort of the animal but also to the integrity of any treatment given or data gathered during the anesthetic period. Using an external warming device to ...

Author(s)
Zarndt, B. S.; Buchta, J. N.; Garver, L. S.; Davidson, S. A.; Rowton, E. D.; Despain, K. E.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2015, 54, 6, pp 779-782
Abstract

Background: Encephalitozoon cuniculi can affect a number of animals. Currently, there is limited clinical information on E. cuniculi in guinea pigs. Case description: A 3-year-old guinea pig with torticollis, dehydration, and hypothermia was brought to the clinic. After symptomatic treatment, the...

Author(s)
Wilczyńska, A.; Ziętek, J.; Dębiak, P.; Śmiech, A.; Adaszek, Ł.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2020, 35, pp 13-16
AbstractFull Text

Guinea pigs (Cavia porcelles) are susceptible to formation of urinary tract calculi. Uroliths can be located anywhere in the urinary tract and are typically composed of calcium salts. A pet, female guinea pig, aged 5 years and weighing 0.5 kg was referred to Internal Medicine Department Clinics for ...

Author(s)
Dokuzeylül, B.; Haktanİr, D.; Koenhemsİ, L.; Kayar, A.; Or, M. E.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2013, 19, Supplement A, pp A225-A227
Abstract

Numerous concrements were shown radiographically in both seminal vesicles of a 51/2-year-old uncastrated male guinea pig with marked pain symptoms, hypothermia, tympany, anorexia and apathy. The planned surgical removal could not be performed because the animal died despite intensive therapy. An...

Author(s)
Schwarze, I.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H, Schaper Gmbh, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2016, 61, 1, pp 17-23
Abstract

Background: Allergy is an acquired hypersensitivity reaction of the immune system mediated by cross-linking of allergen-specific IgE-bound high-affinity IgE receptors, leading to immediate mast cell degranulation. Artesunate is a semi-synthetic derivative of artemisinin, an active component of the...

Author(s)
Cheng, C.; Ng, D. S. W.; Chan, T. K.; Guan, S. P.; Ho, W. E.; Koh, A. H. M.; Bian, J. S.; Lau, H. Y. A.; Wong, W. S. F.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Allergy, 2013, 68, 2, pp 195-203
Abstract

Allergy is an acquired hypersensitivity reaction of the immune system mediated by cross-linking of the allergen-specific IgE-bound high-affinity IgE receptors, leading to immediate mast cell degranulation. Rottlerin is an active molecule isolated from Mallotus philippinensis, a medicinal plant used ...

Author(s)
Chan TzeKhee; Ng, D. S. W.; Cheng Chang; Guan ShouPing; Koh HockMeng; Wong, W. S. F.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Phytomedicine, 2013, 20, 10, pp 853-860

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