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Amoebiasis is a significant protozoal disease of reptiles causing nonspecific clinical signs including diarrhea, anorexia, and lethargy. It frequently results in acute death. Investigation of the pathophysiology of amoebiasis in reptiles has been hampered by the inability to accurately identify...

Author(s)
McFarland, A.; Conley, K. J.; Seimon, T. A.; Sykes, J. M.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2021, 52, 1, pp 232-240
Abstract

Infection due to Entamoeba spp. is known to cause serious disease in primates (Entamoeba histolytica) and snakes (Entamoeba invadens), but there are no detailed descriptions of the pathology associated with Entamoeba spp. infection in amphibians. In 2014, an outbreak of entamoebiasis associated...

Author(s)
Shilton, C. M.; Šlapeta, J.; Shine, R.; Brown, G. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2019, 56, 6, pp 921-931
Abstract

A retrospective study was performed by reviewing all Heloderma spp. submissions to Northwest ZooPath from 1996 to 2019. Necropsy and biopsy specimens from 106 captive Gila monsters (Heloderma suspectum) and 49 captive beaded lizards (Heloderma horridum) were reviewed. Inflammatory diseases were the ...

Author(s)
Magnotti, J. M.; Garner, M. M.; Stahl, S. J.; Corbin, E. M.; Ladouceur, E. E. B.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2021, 52, 1, pp 166-175
Abstract

Amoebiasis is the third-most common cause of mortality worldwide from a parasitic disease. Although the primary etiological agent of amoebiasis is the obligate human parasite Entamoeba histolytica, other members of the genus Entamoeba can infect humans and may be pathogenic. Here, we present the...

Author(s)
Wilson, I. W.; Weedall, G. D.; Lorenzi, H.; Howcroft, T.; Hon ChungChau; Deloger, M.; Guillén, N.; Paterson, S.; Clark, C. G.; Hall, N.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Genome Biology and Evolution, 2019, 11, 3, pp 688-705
Abstract

Veterinary medicine has focused recently on reptiles, due to the existence of captive collections in zoos and an increase in the acquisition of reptiles as pets. The protozoan parasite, Entamoeba can cause amoebiasis in various animal species and humans. Although amoebiasis disease is remarkably...

Author(s)
García, G.; Ramos, F.; Gutiérrez Pérez, R.; Yañez, J.; Salmerón Estrada, M.; Hernández Mendoza, L.; Martinez-Hernandez, F.; Gaytán, P.
Publisher
Society for General Microbiology, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2014, 63, 2, pp 271-283
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The aim of this manuscript is to report a case of amebiasis in a backyard red-foot tortoise in northeastern Brazil. Case: A 10-month-old male red-foot tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria) was presented at the Animal Pathology Laboratory of the Veterinary Hospital of Federal University of Campina...

Author(s)
Souto, E. P. F. de; Campos, É. M.; Miranda, S. M. M.; Pereira, J. K. D. M.; Lima, C. D. S.; Souza, J. G. de; Galiza, G. J. N. de; Dantas, A. F. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2020, 48, (Suppl 1): 493,
Abstract

The pathogenic Entamoeba species in snakes is widely regarded to be Entamoeba invadens, which can cause severe amoebiasis with up to 100% mortality. In this case report, we describe a ball python (Python regius) that died after short-term weight loss. Necropsy revealed severe necrotizing colitis...

Author(s)
Michaely, L. M.; Dörnberg, K. von; Molnár, V.; Tappe, D.; Tannich, E.; Hewicker-Trautwein, M.; Wohlsein, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2020, 179, pp 74-78
AbstractFull Text

In 2019, a study was conducted of exotic animals kept in mini zoos and domestic conditions (chinchillas, ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, primates, reptiles, hedgehogs, squirrels) located in the city for the presence of intestinal parasitic diseases. The study showed that 2 types of intestinal...

Author(s)
Kurnosova, O. P.
Publisher
All-Russian Scientific Research Institute for Fundamental and Applied Parasitology of Animals and Plants, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Teoriya i praktika bor’by s parazitarnymi boleznyami. Sbornik nauchnykh statey po materialam mezhdunarodnoy nauchnoy konferentsii. Vypusk 21, 2020, Moscow, Russia, 2020, pp 173-179
Abstract

Infections with Entamoeba spp. are recognized as a cause of clinical disease in many species including humans and reptiles; however, cases in amphibians are under-reported. Investigation of a mortality event among a captive population of Cranwell's horned frogs Ceratophrys cranwelli at a production ...

Author(s)
Weisbrod, T. C.; Jeon, A. B.; Childress, A.; Pouder, D. B.; Castellanos-Gell, J.; Stacy, N. I.; Walden, H. D. S.; Garner, M. M.; Yanong, R. P. E.; Ossiboff, R. J.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 2021, 143, pp 109-118
Abstract

A study screening pet animals (dogs, cats, chinchillas, ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, primates, reptiles, and hedgehogs) within Moscow city limits for intestinal parasitic diseases has been conducted over a period of 6 years. According to the study, parasitic infections caused by intestinal...

Author(s)
Kurnosova, O. P.; Arisov, M. V.; Odoyevskaya, I. M.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Helminthologia, 2019, 56, 2, pp 108-117

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