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Background: Hyperadrenocorticism is an uncommon guinea pig disease, but it is an important rule out for bilateral symmetrical non-pruritic alopecia, polyuria, polydipsia, and other generalized signs of illness. Diagnostic testing options are limited due to lack of reference intervals. Testing is...

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Zaheer, O. A.; Beaufrère, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2020, 34, pp 57-61
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KEYWORDS: *Cavia porcellus *Guinea pig *Hyperthyroidism Oryctolagus cuniculus *Rabbit *Thyroxine KEY POINTS: *Hyperthyroidism is not uncommon in guinea pigs and may be underdiagnosed, albeit rare, in rabbits. *Prevalence of thyroid disease in guinea pigs and rabbits is likely to increase because of ...

Author(s)
Digeronimo, P. M.; Brandão, J.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2020, 23, 2, pp 373-381
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A colony of guinea pigs (n=9) with α-mannosidosis was fed a pelleted commercial laboratory guinea pig diet. Over 2 mo, all 9 guinea pigs unexpectedly showed anorexia and weight loss (11.7% to 30.0% of baseline weight), and 3 animals demonstrated transient polyuria and polydipsia. Blood chemistry...

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Jensen, J. A.; Brice, A. K.; Bagel, J. H.; Mexas, A. M.; Yoon, S. Y.; Wolfe, J. H.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Comparative Medicine, 2013, 63, 2, pp 183-190
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Rowland, M. N.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Bristol, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society: Proceedings of the Autumn Meeting 2015, 6-8 November, 2015, Bristol Zoo Education Centre, UK. Ferrets and Pharmacology, 2015, pp 27
Abstract

Entire and castrated male g. pigs received implants of 15 mg. stilboestrol every 3-4 months. The authors consider that there were close parallels with Conn's syndrome in man, including doubled potassium excretion, polydipsia, polyuria and histological kidney changes. Adrenal hyperactivity was...

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Chesterman, F. C.; Franks, L. M.; Knudsen, E. T.; Williams, P. C.
Citation
Lancet, 1956, 271, pp 1192-1193
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Cover for tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by specific slow-growing species of bacteria of the Mycobacterium genus. TB can affect nearly all...

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Cover for Streptococcus and Enterococcus infections in pigs (and ruminants)

Several streptococci can be found in pigs. Some of them can be hosted in the tonsils and bowel of healthy animals, and various species are potential...

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Cover for swine erysipelas

Erysipelas is an important re-emerging disease of pigs, caused by the bacterium Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, which is ubiquitous in the environment...

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The genus Salmonella comprises a large group of bacteria that cause infectious diseases of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles, as well as humans....

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Haemophilus somnus has been described as the etiological agent of a variety of diseases in cattle and sheep including thrombotic meningoencephalitis...

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