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The aim of this study is to isolate and identify the infectious agents involved in the clinic stomatitis in a specimen of green Anaconda (Eunectes murinus), and the profile of sensibility and resistance to antimicrobial agents. Case: The serpent has been rescued in an urban environment, without...

Author(s)
Martins, N. B.; Ferreira, L. A. R.; Santos, A. L. Q.; Souza, R. R. de; Almeida Moreira, T. de; Paula, J. H. N. de; Queiroz, C. L.; Lima, A. M. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
Abstract

Reptarenaviruses cause Boid Inclusion Body Disease (BIBD), and co-infections by several reptarenaviruses are common in affected snakes. Reptarenaviruses have only been found in captive snakes, and their reservoir hosts remain unknown. In affected animals, reptarenaviruses appear to replicate in...

Author(s)
Korzyukov, Y.; Iheozor-Ejiofor, R.; Levanov, L.; Smura, T.; Hetzel, U.; Szirovicza, L.; Torre, J. C. de la; Martinez-Sobrido, L.; Kipar, A.; Vapalahti, O.; Hepojoki, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2020, 12, 4,
Abstract

Background: Pneumonia and stomatitis represent severe and often fatal diseases in different captive snakes. Apart from bacterial infections, paramyxo-, adeno-, reo- and arenaviruses cause these diseases. In 2014, new viruses emerged as the cause of pneumonia in pythons. In a few publications,...

Author(s)
Blahak, S.; Jenckel, M.; Dirk Höper; Martin Beer; Bernd Hoffmann; Kore Schlottau
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Virology Journal, 2020, 17, 6, pp (17 January 2020)
Abstract

Anthropogenic activities, predation, and diseases have contributed to a decrease in the sea turtle population in recent years. Ulcerative stomatitis is a condition that occurs in both wild and captive populations. The etiology of this condition is associated with bacteria such as E. coli, ...

Author(s)
Vega-Manriquez, D. X.; Dávila-Arrellano, R. P.; Eslava-Campos, C. A.; Salazar Jiménez, E.; Negrete-Philippe, A. C.; Raigoza-Figueras, R.; Muñoz-Tenería, F. A.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Research Communications, 2018, 42, 3, pp 251-254
Abstract

A 6-year-old male leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius) was presented with a 2-year history of recurrent dysecdysis involving the ocular surface of both eyes. Ophthalmic examination revealed ocular surface desiccation and multifocal superficial ulcerative keratitis with patchy remnants of retained ...

Author(s)
Munevar, C.; Moore, B. A.; Gleeson, M. D.; Ozawa, S. M.; Murphy, C. J.; Paul-Murphy, J. R.; Leonard, B. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2019, 22, 6, pp 928-932
Abstract

Metarhizium viride has been associated with fatal systemic mycoses in chameleons, but subsequent data on mycoses caused by this fungus in reptiles are lacking. The aim of this investigation was therefore to obtain information on the presence of M. viride in reptiles kept as pets in captivity and...

Author(s)
Schmidt, V.; Klasen, L.; Schneider, J.; Hübel, J.; Pees, M.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2017, 55, 3, pp 832-843
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to isolate bacteria found in the oral cavity of healthy Bothrops atrox and in snakes with stomatitis. The area around the snake fang sheaths were swabbed and the samples were placed in Stuart transport medium, and then seeded on blood agar and XLD agar. Gram staining...

Author(s)
Pereira, H. C.; Gomes, D. O.; Hirano, L. Q. L.; Santos, A. L. Q.; Lima, A. M. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2017, 11, 3, pp 180-183
Abstract

Head start programmes are ex-situ conservation procedures consisting of the captive rearing of sea turtle hatchlings for several months in order to avoid high mortality rates in the first year of life. Studies of the diseases of hatchling and post-hatchling turtles belonging to these programmes are ...

Author(s)
Orós, J.; Suárez-Saavedra, A.; Liria-Loza, A.; Arencibia, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2020, 174, pp 73-80
Abstract

Objective: To present the results of clinical, surgical, and histopathologic procedures and how these were compared with the initial presumptive clinical diagnosis in a corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) presenting with subspectacular fluid opacity; and to improve upon currently established...

Author(s)
Cleymaet, A. M.; Ehrhart, E. J.; Sadar, M. J.; Johnston, M.; Wotman, K.; Henriksen, M. de L.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2020, 23, 4, pp 754-759
Abstract

An adult male snapping turtle with marked palpebral edema and multifocal skin ulceration was found alive in a marsh in southern Ontario in summer 2017. The turtle was transported to a rehabilitation facility and died 4 d after arrival. The carcass was submitted to the Canadian Wildlife Health...

Author(s)
McKenzie, C. M.; Piczak, M. L.; Snyman, H. N.; Joseph, T.; Theijin, C.; Chow-Fraser, P.; Jardine, C. M.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 2018, 132, 3, pp 221-227

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