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The diagnosis of several diseases in chelonians is a challenge in the veterinary clinic, because a detailed physical examination with auscultation and palpation is difficult due the presence of carapace and plastron. Imaging analysis such as radiography and computed tomography (CT) have been shown...

Author(s)
Polanco, J. B. A.; Mamprim, M. J.; Silva, J. P.; Inamassu, L. R.; Schimming, B. C.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2020, 40, 8, pp 637-646
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The snake's respiratory infections are briefly reviewed and discussed. Prior to treatment, it is essential to determine the causative agent of the respiratory infection. The tracheal lavage is described as a preferred method to obtain material for examinations and detecting pathogens from the ...

Author(s)
Mustafa, S.; Zlateva-Panayotova, N.; Marinov, G.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Tradition and Modernity in Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 5, 1, pp 110-113
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A wide variety of bacterial organisms can be cultured from captive reptiles and their environments; however, the pathogenicity of these organisms can be difficult to determine. One-hundred fifty-five aerobic bacterial cultures collected from affected sites of clinically ill chelonian patients (114...

Author(s)
Musgrave, K. E.; Mans, C.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 29, 1/2, pp 49-54
Abstract

We evaluated cause of injury and quantified levels of three potential mycoplasmal pathogens (Mycoplasma agassizii, Mycoplasma testudineum, and an emydid mycoplasma) in three-toed box turtles (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the greater St. Louis, Missouri, US area, brought to and housed at the...

Author(s)
Sandmeier, F. C.; Ruiz, R.; Leonard, K.; Bayer, B.; Dowd, C.; Urban, T.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2019, 55, 3, pp 589-596
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The literature in this field cites various ubiquitous fungal and bacterial microorganisms as etiologic agents in severely stressed captive alligators and crocodiles. This study reports two cases of Alligator mississippiensis with bacterial and fungal disease. Two adult American alligators have been ...

Author(s)
Rizac, R. I.; Soare, T.; Ciobotaru-Pîrvu, E.; Militaru, M.
Publisher
Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Serbia
Citation
Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2019, 69, 3, pp 348-359
Abstract

Using data from six wild Mojave Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii (Cooper, 1861)) populations, we quantified seasonal differences in immune system measurements and microbial load in the respiratory tract, pertinent to this species' susceptibility to upper respiratory tract disease. We quantified...

Author(s)
Sandmeier, F. C.; Leonard, K. L.; Tracy, C. R.; Drake, K. K.; Esque, T. E.; Nussear, K.; Germano, J. M.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Zoology, 2019, 97, 9, pp 841-848
Abstract

Herpesviruses are associated with disease in many chelonian species, resulting in pathology such as respiratory tract infection, stomatitis, conjunctivitis, hepatitis, and papillomatosis. Herpesvirus-associated fibropapillomas cause significant morbidity and mortality in marine turtles, and have...

Author(s)
Engel, A. I.; Adamovicz, L.; Wellehan, J. F. X., Jr.; Allender, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Virological Methods, 2020, 286,
Abstract

Agassiz's desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii), a threatened species of the southwestern United States, has severely declined to the point where 76% of populations in critical habitat (Tortoise Conservation Areas) are below viability. The potential for rapid recovery of wild populations is low...

Author(s)
Berry, K. H.; Yee, J. L.; Shields, T. A.; Stockton, L.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Wildlife Monographs, 2020, 205, 1, pp 1-53
Abstract

Aim: To study the epidemiology and outcome of acute kidney injury (AKI) caused by venomous animals. Methods: A retrospective study of patients admitted at Indira Gandhi Medical College Hospital, Shimla, with AKI due to venomous animals over a period of 15 years (January 2003-December 2017). Medical ...

Author(s)
Sanjay Vikrant; Ajay Jaryal; Dalip Gupta; Anupam Parashar
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Clinical Toxicology, 2019, 57, 4, pp 240-245
Abstract

In recent years, pets have started to be more commonly in family life, in our country and also all over the world. Previously, animals such as cats, dogs, birds have been ownered more frequently, but today pet range increased remarkably and the animals like hamsters, mice, rats, snakes, lizards,...

Author(s)
Dİnç, G.; Doğanay, M.; İzgür, M.
Publisher
Türkiye Halk Saglıgı Kurumu, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Türk Hijyen ve Deneysel Biyoloji Dergisi, 2015, 72, 2, pp 163-174

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