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Objective: The purpose of this study is to evaluate a group of young commercially available Skinny pigs, to gain information regarding ocular findings in this breed of guinea pig. Comparisons of ocular findings are to be made between Skinny pigs and haired guinea pigs. Animal studied: Ten haired ...

Author(s)
Wu, D.; Linde Henriksen, M. de; Grant, K.; Lyakhova, T.; Sharp, J. L.; Daniels, J. B.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2020, 23, 2, pp 234-244
Abstract

This study was performed to compare the conjunctival microflora in clinically healthy guinea pigs and guinea pigs exhibiting clinical signs of conjunctivitis. Twenty guinea pigs (40 eyes) with similar age (12 to 20 months) were used for this study. Slit-lamp examination was performed and 11 guinea ...

Author(s)
Faghihi, H.; Rajaei, S. M.; Ansari-Mood, M.; Azizi, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 30, pp 65-68
Abstract

A 3-year-old female intact guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) was presented for torticollis and ocular discharge. On examination, the guinea pig had a left head tilt with corneal ulceration and absent palpebral response of the right eye. Computed tomography showed a soft tissue attenuating mass with...

Author(s)
Ratliff, C. M.; Ewing, J. R.; McLeland, S. M.; Riedesel, E. A.; Zaffarano, B. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 28, pp 30-34
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Author(s)
Matthews, M. E.; Eshar, D.; Nuth, E.; Delk, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2015, 24, 3, pp 376-379
Abstract

Liposarcomas are rare malignant tumors of the adipose tissue which are well described in humans and animals. Wide margin excision is the recommended treatment for these infiltrative, slow to metastasize tumors. Primary liposarcoma with ocular localization is a very rare tumor in humans, dogs and...

Author(s)
Quinton, J. F.; Ollivier, F.; Dally, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2013, 16, s1, pp 155-159
Abstract

Lujo virus (LUJV) is a novel member of the Arenaviridae family that was first identified in 2008 after an outbreak of severe hemorrhagic fever (HF). In what was a small but rapidly progressing outbreak, this previously unknown virus was transmitted from the critically ill index patient to 4...

Author(s)
Bird, B. H.; Dodd, K. A.; Erickson, B. R.; Albariño, C. G.; Chakrabarti, A. K.; McMullan, L. K.; Bergeron, E.; Ströeher, U.; Cannon, D.; Martin, B.; Coleman-Mccray, J. D.; Nichol, S. T.; Spiropoulou, C. F.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2012, 6, 8, pp e1801
Abstract

Shigellosis is a disease of global proportions, with an estimated 164.7 million episodes annually throughout the world, as well as an estimated 1.1 million associated mortalities in developing countries. Due to increasing incidence, and continued emergence of multi-drug resistant strains, Shigella...

Author(s)
Hanson, C. E.; Ruble, G. R.; Essiet, I.; Hartman, A. B.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Comparative Medicine, 2001, 51, 3, pp 224-229
Abstract

65 guineapigs were fed a vitamin A-deficient diet (vitamin A content, 928 µg/kg) and 25 guineapigs were fed the same diet supplemented with 2000 IU of vitamin A for 90 days. Body weight of the vitamin A-deficient guineapigs declined from 410 g on day 45 to 225 g on day 90 compared with 475 and 530...

Author(s)
Sangamwar, U. Y.; Parihar, N. S.; Sastry, V. R. B.; Sharma, A. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology, 1997, 21, 2, pp 126-130
Abstract

The ability of Musca domestica L. to carry viable Chlamydia trachomatis and to transmit a chlamydial ocular infection was studied under laboratory conditions. After feeding flies on suspensions of egg yolk sac infected with C. trachomatis serotypes A or B (responsible for hyperendemic trachoma),...

Author(s)
Forsey, T.; Darougar, S.
Citation
British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1981, 65, 2, pp 147-150
Abstract

Five of 19 sheep became infected when inoculated with a virulent strain of malignant catarrhal fever virus isolated in Kenya. One of the infected animals was killed in extremis; its blood and lymph node suspension reproduced the classical disease in three steers. Calves exposed to these sheep did...

Author(s)
Kalunda, M.; Ferris, D. H.; Dardiri, A. H.; Lee, K. M.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Comparative Medicine, 1981, 45, 3, pp 310-314

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