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Macrorhabdosis is a debilitating disease condition that affects budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus), and many other bird species worldwide. Macrorhabdus ornithogaster is a pathogen which leads to nonspecific clinical signs, and to date, diagnosis as well as...

Author(s)
Poleschinski, J. M.; Straub, J. U.; Schmidt, V.
Publisher
Association of Avian Veterinarians, Teaneck, USA
Citation
Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 33, 3, pp 245-250
Abstract

Amphotericin B is widely used for the treatment of Macrorhabdus ornithogaster infections. To date, however, there have been no randomized controlled trials confirming its efficacy where cure was confirmed by postmortem examination. To determine the efficacy of amphotericin B against M....

Author(s)
Baron, H. R.; Leung, K. C. L.; Stevenson, B. C.; Gonzalez, M. S.; Phalen, D. N.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2019, 57, 4, pp 421-428
Abstract

Macrorhabdus ornithogaster, avian gastric yeast, is a common cause of gastrointestinal disease in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus). To better understand the clinical disease in budgerigars presented in a practice population, we reviewed the occurrence, clinical signs, and treatment success of ...

Author(s)
Püstow, R.; Krautwald-Junghanns, M. E.
Publisher
Association of Avian Veterinarians, Bedford, UK
Citation
Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 31, 4, pp 344-350
Abstract

Aims: Crotalicidin (Ctn), a cathelicidin-related antimicrobial peptide from the South American rattlesnake venom gland, and its C-terminal Ctn[15-34] fragment, have exhibited important activities against micro-organisms, trypanosomatid protozoa and certain lines of tumour cells. Herein, the...

Author(s)
Aguiar, F. L. L. de; Cavalcante, C. S. D. P.; Fontenelle, R. O. dos S.; Falcão, C. B.; Andreu, D.; Rádis-Baptista, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2020, 128, 2, pp 414-425
Abstract

The pathogenic entomophthoralean fungi cause infection in insects and mammalian hosts. Basidiobolus and Conidiobolus species can be found in soil and insect, reptile, and amphibian droppings in tropical and subtropical areas. The life cycles of these fungi occur in these environments where...

Author(s)
Vilela, R.; Mendoza, L.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 2018, 31, 4, pp e00014
Abstract

Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) in captivity that suffered from necrotizing scute disease showed the symptoms of "grey-white scute", Wood lamp fluorescence phenomenon, suspected of the presence of fungal infection; One dominant fungus was isolated and purified from the edge necrosis of the...

Author(s)
Pang Wei; Zhang XiaoYu; Pan LianDe; Liu ChenYu; Liu Xiu; Dou Yun
Publisher
Editorial Board for Journal of Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China
Citation
Journal of Shanghai Ocean University, 2019, 28, 5, pp 782-791
Abstract

Dermal and systemic infections caused by the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii (CANV) are highly prevalent in reptiles and may result in severe disease and high mortality. Due to the high incidence of therapeutic failures, optimizing treatment is required. We first determined in this...

Author(s)
Waeyenberghe, L. van; Baert, K.; Pasmans, F.; Rooij, P. van; Hellebuyck, T.; Beernaert, L.; Backer, P. de; Haesebrouck, F.; Martel, A.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2010, 48, 6, pp 880-885
Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the antifungal susceptibility of Candida spp. recovered from tortoises (Chelonoidis spp.) and sea turtles (Chelonia mydas, Caretta caretta, Lepidochelys olivacea, Eretmochelys imbricata). For this purpose, material from the oral cavity and cloaca of 77 animals...

Author(s)
Brilhante, R. S. N.; Rodrigues, P. H. de A.; Alencar, L. P. de; Riello, G. B.; Ribeiro, J. F.; Oliveira, J. S. de; Castelo-Branco, D. de S. C. M.; Bandeira, T. de J. P. G.; Monteiro, A. J.; Rocha, M. F. G.; Cordeiro, R. de A.; Moreira, J. L. B.; Sidrim, J. J. C.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Mycopathologia, 2015, 180, 5/6, pp 421-426
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Paré, J. A.
Publisher
The North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Small animal and exotics. Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 15-19 January 2011, 2011, pp 1652-1653
Abstract

An amoeba was isolated from the intestines of several moribund pink-tongued skinks (lizards), Hemisphaeriodon gerrardii. Unusual features of this isolate were its ability to grow at temperatures of ≥37 °C, and its inability to use Escherichia coli as a food source or to grow axenically on a variety ...

Author(s)
Schuster, F. L.; Jonckheere, J. F. de; Moura, H.; Sriram, R.; Garner, M. M.; Visvesvara, G. S.
Publisher
Society of Protozoologists, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 2003, 50, 5, pp 373-378

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