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There are no standard guidelines for the treatment of cryptosporidiosis in reptiles. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of two cryptosporidiosis therapies in captive green iguanas. Eight green iguanas aged 2-6 years, including 6 (1 ♂ and 5 ♀) animals with chronic diarrhea, received...

Author(s)
Gałęcki, R.; Sokół, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 252, pp 17-21
Abstract

Klebsiella sp. are responsible for a multitude of infectious diseases in both humans and animals. In this study, phylogenetic relationships, virulence and antimicrobial resistance gene properties of 16 Klebsiella sp. isolated from 49 pet turtles were investigated. The isolates including Klebsiella...

Author(s)
Hossain, S.; Silva, B. C. J. de; Dahanayake, P. S.; Heo, G. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Letters in Applied Microbiology, 2020, 70, 2, pp 71-78
Abstract

Objective: Bacterial skin infections are common in reptiles. Although many such infections are influenced by multifactorial problems, specific treatment of bacterial infections is an important consideration. The objective of this study was to evaluate the range of aerobic bacteria in skin lesions...

Author(s)
Brockmann, M.; Aupperle-Lellbach, H.; Müller, E.; Heusinger, A.; Pees, M.; Marschang, R. E.
Publisher
Georg Thieme Verlag KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2020, 48, 2, pp 78-88
Abstract

Sea turtles have been proposed as health indicators of marine habitats and carriers of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains, for their longevity and migratory lifestyle. Up to now, a few studies evaluated the antibacterial resistant flora of Mediterranean loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta)...

Author(s)
Blasi, M. F.; Migliore, L.; Mattei, D.; Rotini, A.; Thaller, M. C.; Alduina, R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Antibiotics, 2020, 9, 4,
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Aim: The prevalence of Salmonella carriage in reptiles, from pet shops in Bogor, Indonesia, on January 2016 was studied to assess the risk of disease exposure for humans once these animals were traded as pets. Antibiotic susceptibility patterns were also analyzed to estimate the emergence of...

Author(s)
Arnafia, W.; Ningrum, S. G.; Adji, R. S.; Lukman, D. W.; Pasaribu, F. H.; Wibawan, I. W. T.
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
HVM Bioflux, 2016, 8, 4, pp 177-181
Abstract

Pet turtles are considered a source of bacterial infection to humans when handled in captivity. Turtles purchased from 9 pet shops and 8 online markets in Korea were examined to determine whether the turtles and their environment were contaminated with Citrobacter spp. Biochemical tests and...

Author(s)
Hossain, S.; Wimalasena, S. H. M. P.; Zoysa, M. de; Heo GangJoon
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2017, 26, 1, pp 7-12
Abstract

CASE DESCRIPTION: A 1-year-old reticulated python (Python reticulatus) was evaluated because of a 2-week history of wheezing and hissing. CLINICAL FINDINGS: Rostral facial cellulitis and deep gingival pockets associated with missing rostral maxillary teeth were evident. Tissues of the nares were...

Author(s)
Latney, L. V.; McDermott, C.; Scott, G.; Soltero-Rivera, M. M.; Beguesse, K.; Sánchez, M. D.; Lewis, J. R.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2016, 248, 9, pp 1027-1033
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To assess effects of photobiomodulation, silver sulfadiazine, and a topical antimicrobial product for the treatment of experimentally induced full-thickness skin wounds in green iguanas (Iguana iguana). ANIMALS: 16 healthy subadult green iguanas. PROCEDURES: Iguanas were anesthetized,...

Author(s)
Cusack, L. M.; Mayer, J.; Cutler, D. C.; Rissi, D. R.; Divers, S. J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 79, 4, pp 465-473
Abstract

In recent years, red-eared slider turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans, Wied-Neuwied, 1839) are popular among domestic pet animals, in Turkey. It is well known that intestinal microbiota of reptiles embody the types of human pathogenic Salmonella. In our country, there is no research about this...

Author(s)
Özer, S.; Konucu, M.; Altuntaș, H.; Güleșen, R.; Levent, B.; Ülger, M.
Publisher
Ege University Press, Izmir, Turkey
Citation
Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Su Ürünleri Dergisi), 2018, 35, 4, pp 373-380
Abstract

Morganella morganii is an important opportunistic human pathogen and belongs to the family of Enterobacteriaceae. Although it is widely distribution, it only be considered a rare cause of human infections. We report the isolate of M. morganii from Naja naja atra following infections of heart, lung...

Author(s)
Wang, H. F.; Du, L. Y.; Luo, J.; He, H. X.
Publisher
C.M.B. Association, Sarreguemines, France
Citation
Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2017, 63, 7, pp 52-58

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