Cookies on VetMed Resource

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

VetMed Resource

Veterinary information to support practice, based on evidence and continuing education

Sign up to receive our Veterinary & Animal Sciences e-newsletter, book alerts and offers direct to your inbox.

Results per page:

Search results

Abstract

Gastrointestinal disorders are an important cause of morbidity in box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina), however published information is currently lacking on the normal radiographic anatomy, transit, and emptying times of the gastrointestinal tract. A total of 15 healthy box turtles were...

Author(s)
Houck, E. L.; Cohen, E. B.; Womble, M.; Lewbart, G. A.; Petritz, O. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2019, 60, 5, pp 473-484
Abstract

The positive contrast gastrointestinal study is a common non-invasive diagnostic technique that does not require anesthesia and enables good visualization of the digestive tract. Radiographic anatomy and reference intervals for gastrointestinal contrast transit time in inland bearded dragons (...

Author(s)
Grosset, C.; Daniaux, L.; Guzman, D. S. M.; Weber, E. S., III; Zwingenberger, A.; Paul-Murphy, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2014, 55, 3, pp 241-250
Abstract

Red-eared slider turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans) commonly develop intestinal obstruction. The gastrointestinal transit time in turtles tends to be longer than in other animals, making a rapid diagnosis of obstruction difficult. Fifteen red-eared sliders were given either Gastrografin® or 30%...

Author(s)
Long, C. T.; Page, R. B.; Howard, A. M.; McKeon, G. P.; Felt, S. A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2010, 51, 1, pp 42-47
Abstract

The West African mud turtle has recently become the focus of many investigative studies by virtue of its ubiquitous status and the reducing population and availability in Africa. The anatomy of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) in this species has not been well studied and documented. This study...

Author(s)
Olatunji-Akioye, A. O.; Abdulraheem, Z. O.; Olayinka-Adefemi, F. O.; Ogbole, I. G.
Publisher
Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery, Hisar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2016, 37, 1, pp 6-9
AbstractFull Text

The Amazon turtle is herbivorous but can feed on a small amount of food of animal origin. The speed of digestion of these animals is influenced by temperature and diet. Studies on the transit in the gastrointestinal tract are necessary in order to understand the food digestion process in the...

Author(s)
Santos, A. L. Q.; Lopes, L. A. R.; Ferreira, C. G.; Vieira, L. G.; Kaminishi, A. P. S.; Menezes, L. T.; Leonardo, T. G.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2011, 5, 12, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Objective-To develop a technique for radiographic evaluation of the gastrointestinal tract in ball pythons (Python regius). Samples-10 ball python cadavers (5 males and 5 females) and 18 healthy adult ball pythons (10 males and 8 females). Procedures-Live snakes were allocated to 3 groups (A, B,...

Author(s)
Banzato, T.; Russo, E.; Finotti, L.; Zotti, A.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2012, 73, 7, pp 996-1001
Abstract

The present study analyzed the radiographic anatomy and determined the gastrointestinal transit time of Podocnemis unifilis. We used ten animals belonging to LAPAS from the Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The animals were orally fed with a barium sulphate...

Author(s)
Santos, A. L. Q.; Ferreira, C. G.; Pinto, J. G. S.; Lima, C. A. P.; Vieira, L. G.; Brito, F. M. M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringa, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Biological Sciences, 2010, 32, 4, pp 431-435
Abstract

Intestinal obstruction by radiolucent foreign bodies is common in sea turtles. The absence of clinical signs and the extended fasting periods in these animals means that intestinal obstructions may not be diagnosed early. Digestive tract radiographic contrast procedures were performed to evaluate...

Author(s)
Bello, A. di; Valastro, C.; Staffieri, F.; Crovace, A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2006, 47, 4, pp 351-354
Abstract

Rhodanese (cyanide: thiosulphate sulphur transferase; EC.2.8.1.1) was isolated from cytosolic fraction of tortoise liver using ammonium sulphate fractionation, ion exchange chromatography and gel filtration from the liver of tortoise. The enzyme had a specific activity of 14.43 RU per milligram of...

Author(s)
Aladesanmi, O.; Okonji, R.; Kuku, A.
Publisher
International Formulae Group (IFG), Dschang, Cameroon
Citation
International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 2009, 3, 5, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Author(s)
Taylor, S. K.; Citino, S. B.; Zdziarski, J. M.; Bush, R. M.
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 1996, 27, 2, pp 180-186

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Organisms
Subject Topics