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Cover for Rabbit diseases and health problems.

This chapter covers the general considerations regarding diseases and health problems in rabbits, quarantine and disease diagnosis. Focus is given on the clinical signs, causes, treatment and prevention of major rabbit diseases and health problems (pasteurellosis, rhinitis, pneumonia, abscesses,...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The outbred albino shorthair guinea pig is the most commonly used guinea pig for research. The use of guinea pigs as research animals in recent decades has significantly declined. Unlike some of the smaller rodents, guinea pigs have relatively few clinically significant viral infections. In...

Author(s)
Barthold, S. W.; Griffey, S. M.; Percy, D. H.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Pathology of laboratory rodents and rabbits, 2016, Ed. 4, pp 213-252
Abstract

42 does with a history of stillbirth, abortion, neonatal malformations such as hydrocephalus, variable degrees of xerophthalmia, corneal opacity and blindness from 3 rabbit colonies on a farm at El-Hawatka district, Egypt, were observed in October 1999. Vitamin A content in ration (3800 IU/kg) was...

Author(s)
Abdel-Raheem, H. A.; Sayed, A. N.; Ibrahim, R. S.; Mubarak, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Citation
Assiut Veterinary Medical Journal, 2000, 43, 86, pp 159-176
Abstract

After myocardial necrosis and fibrosis was observed in 5 rabbits which had been anaesthetized a variable number of times, the potential relationship of these lesions and anaesthesia was evaluated in 35 other rabbits. Anaesthesia was induced by i.m. administration of ketamine and xylazine followed...

Author(s)
Marini, R. P.; Li XianTang; Harpster, N. K.; Dangler, C.
Citation
Laboratory Animal Science, 1999, 49, 2, pp 153-160
Abstract

An investigation on a bilateral micropurulent conjunctivitis that affected rabbits in a laboratory colony involved Gram staining, culture and drug sensitivity tests. Vitamin A deficiency, with concurrent Proteus mirabilis infection, was diagnosed. The condition was treated successfully with a...

Author(s)
Ashokan, K. K.; Umashankar, P. R.; Lal, G. A. V.; Rathinam, K.
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 1997, 74, 6, pp 471-473
Abstract

The diseases described in this part are grouped under 4 headings: ectoparasites, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, other skin diseases, and unusual skin diseases. The ectoparasites covered are: Damalinia caprae [Bovicola caprae], Linognathis stenopsis, Ctenocephalides felis, Psoroptes cuniculi,...

Author(s)
Konnersman, M.
Publisher
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer (Forum Petits Ruminants), Niederönz, Switzerland
Citation
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, 2005, No.12, pp 6-13
Abstract

This supplement is consisted of 55 abstracts of papers presented at the 17th Annual Symposium of the European Society for Veterinary Neurology. The topics generally discussed are nervous system diseases in animals (livestock, dogs and wild animals), their diagnosis and treatment. The different...

Publisher
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Lakewood, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2005, 19, 2, pp 283-297
Abstract

Three groups of 4 weanling male rabbits got a semisynthetic diet freely for 28 days with vitamin A as retinyl palmitate 5000 IU/kg diet for controls, or 60 000 IU, or none. After 28 days on the diets the rabbits had on average retinol 59, 200 and 27 IU/g fresh liver. Liver was incubated in vitro...

Author(s)
Bassir, O.; Adekunle, A. A.; Okoye, Z. S. C.
Citation
Biochemical Pharmacology, 1978, 27, 5, pp 833-838
Abstract

Substrate residue (straw + spawn) from the commercial production of P. pulmonarius was dried, ground, mixed with other components and pelleted. The dried product contained DM 886.2, crude fat 13.3, CP 67.9, crude fibre 255.2, N-free extract 504.2 and ash 45.6 g/kg. Four groups of 15 male Hyla ...

Author(s)
Liker, B.; Božac, R.; Husdžinović, L.; Mužic, S.; Bioćina, B.; Tumpic, A.; Rupić, V.
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brno, 1998, 67, 1, pp 27-36
Abstract

In studies with 4-week-old male rabbits deprived of vitamin A, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure increased linearly at the rate of 7% each week although intraocular pressure and the incidence of papilloedema were unaffected up to 16 weeks. The incidence of squamous metaplasia in the parotid duct...

Author(s)
Donoghue, S.; Frier, H. I.; Hall, R. C., Jr.; Eaton, H. D.; Nielsen, S. W.; Rousseau, J. E., Jr.
Citation
Research Report, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Connecticut, 1975, No. 49, pp 57 pp.

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