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Salmonella enterica is one of the best adapted bacterial pathogens causing infections in a wide variety of vertebrate species. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of Salmonella in different reptile species and to evaluate their serological variety and patterns of antimicrobial...

Author(s)
Merkevičienė, L.; Butrimaitė-Ambrozevičienė, Č.; Paškevičius, G.; Pikūnienė, A.; Virgailis, M.; Dailidavičienė, J.; Daukšienė, A.; Šiugždinienė, R.; Ruzauskas, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Biology, 2022, 11, 6,
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Considering the increasing popularity of reptiles as pets and their possible role as reservoirs of pathogenic microorganisms, the aim of this study was to isolate Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, and C. difficile strains from reptiles in Brazil and to characterize the...

Author(s)
Ramos, C. P.; Santana, J. A.; Coura, F. M.; Xavier, R. G. C.; Leal, C. A. G.; Junior, C. A. O.; Heinemann, M. B.; Lage, A. P.; Lobato, F. C. F.; Silva, R. O. S.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
BioMed Research International, 2019, 2019, 9530732,
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OBJECTIVE: To identify antimicrobial susceptibility patterns for aerobic bacteria isolated from reptilian samples and. from those patterns, identify antimicrobials that could be considered for empirical treatment of reptiles with suspected bacterial infections. SAMPLES: l29 bacterial isolates from...

Author(s)
Tang PakKan; Divers, S. J.; Sanchez, S.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2020, 257, 3, pp 305-312
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In the last few decades, there has been a global increase in the adoption of reptiles as companion animals, mainly turtles and tortoises. Considering the popularity of reptiles as pets in Brazil, and a notable lack of data about potentially pathogenic staphylococci in these animals, this study...

Author(s)
Santana, J. A.; Silva, B. A.; Trevizani, N. A. B.; Araújo e Souza, A. M.; Lima, G. M. N. de; Furtado, N. R. M.; Lobato, F. C. F.; Silva, R. O. S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2022, 52, 7,
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Background: Spondylitis is an inflammation of the vertebrae that leads to a destructive process with exuberant new bone formation. Osteomyelitis can produce a distortion of the bone architecture, degenerative joint changes and ankyloses of adjacent vertebrae. In reptiles, intervertebral discs are...

Author(s)
Vetere, A.; Bertocchi, M.; Pelizzone, I.; Moggia, E.; Gerosa, S.; Ianni, F. di
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2021, 17, 230, pp (29 June 2021)
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Background: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a bacterium that belongs to the microbiota of snakes, but it may also be an opportunistic pathogen and contaminate humans through fecal contact, bites, and injuries. In snakes, this microorganism may present high pathogenicity at certain conditions and have...

Author(s)
Martins, N. B.; Ferreira, L. A. R.; Queiroz, C. L.; Buiatte, A. B. G.; Lima, A. M. C.; Souza, R. R. de; Oliveira, W. J.; Santos, A. L. Q.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2021, 49, (Suppl 1): 615,
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The aim of this work was to describe the species of betahemolytic streptococci isolated from domestic animals and evaluate their susceptibility to antimicrobials. In the period 2013-2018, a total of 66 675 clinical samples from domestic animals from 41 districts of the Czech Republic were examined. ...

Author(s)
Bzdil, J.; Miksteinová, T.; Pijácek, M.; Šenk, D.; Sládecek, V.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2021, 71, 3, pp 157-163
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Diseases and infections which are naturally transmitted between animals and humans are of major concern worldwide. Geckos (Hemidactylus frenatus) are known to be potential reservoirs of many zoonotic enteropathogens. This study was designed to isolate, identify, and evaluate the antibiotic...

Author(s)
Taiwo, M. O.; Oyedemi, O. T.; Adelabu, B. A.; Shofunde, A. A.; Ojesola, C. O.; Anthony, A. C.
Publisher
NCRP, Faculty of Science, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management, 2022, 25, 10, pp 1765-1773
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Increased acute mortality of farmed American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) was observed in various pens from 2 different farms in Louisiana over 2 years (2019-2021). A total of 14 alligators from multiple events of increased mortality were subjected to postmortem investigations. Except...

Author(s)
Balamayooran, G.; Paul, N. C.; Ferro, P. J.; Rice, L.; Gomez, G.; Díaz-Delgado, J.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2022, 59, 3, pp 476-481
Abstract

Chelonians are recognized as a source of human salmonellosis through direct contact or consumption of their meat. Freshwater turtles sold for food are widely available in wet markets in Asia. In this pilot study, 50 turtles belonging to three species were randomly sampled from wet markets...

Author(s)
Colon, V. A.; Lugsomya, K.; Lam HoiKiu; Wahl, L. C.; Parkes, R. S. V.; Cormack, C. A.; Horlbog, J. A.; Stevens, M.; Stephan, R.; Magouras, I.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2022, 8, July,

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