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A 3-year-old female red corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) was presented for a three-week history of anorexia and decreased defecations. On physical examination, a soft midbody intracoelomic swelling was palpated. Transcutaneous coelomic ultrasound revealed a target-like mass on a transverse...

Author(s)
Bercier, M.; Zoll, W.; Rosenberg, J. F.; Giglio, R.; McCoy, L.; Castleman, W. L.; Johnson, M. D.; Heard, D. J.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 2017, pp Article ID 4270904
Abstract

Free-living marine turtles are constantly exposed to aggression factors and the gastrointestinal tract is one of the main gateways of entry. The objective of this study was to identify, and describe the anatomopathological alterations in the stomach of free-living marine turtles found dead on the...

Author(s)
Lima, S. R.; Barbosa, J. M. da S.; Saracchini, P. G. V.; Padilha, F. G. F.; Leite, J. da S.; Ferreira, A. M. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 697, pp 133970
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Infection by Cryptosporidium serpentis occurs in reptiles, particularly in snakes. This disease is characterized by chronic infection with the presence of hypertrophic gastritis. The objectives of this study were to use real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) targeting the heat shock protein 70...

Author(s)
Silva, D. C. da; Paiva, P. R. S. O.; Nakamura, A. A.; Homem, C. G.; Souza, M. S. de; Grego, K. F.; Meireles, M. V.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 204, 3/4, pp 134-138
Abstract

The main objectives of this study were to report the parasites found in 16 Boa constrictor Linnaeus, 1758 captive in the Environmental Management Unit "El Palapo" Colima, Mexico, from 2013 to 2015, as well as to describe their pathological effects. All snakes had at least a parasite infection or a...

Author(s)
García-Márquez, L. J.; Rodríguez-Vázquez, A.; León-Règagnon, V.; Osorio-Sarabia, D.; García-Prieto, L.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, 2019, 90, 2,
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The tropical rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus) is a snake of great importance for biomedical industry since its poison is used for the production of antiophidic serum and research. Several conditions related to animal health, such as diseases and parasites, which can promote the reduction of poison...

Author(s)
Mello, É. M.; Salgado, B. S.; Cassali, G. D.; Guimarães, M. P.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2017, 69, 2, pp 415-421
Abstract

Infection by Cryptosporidium serpentis is one of the most important diseases in reptiles and is characterized by chronic clinical or subclinical infection and the presence of hypertrophic gastritis, food regurgitation, progressive weight loss, mortality, and intermittent or continuous shedding of...

Author(s)
Paiva, P. R. S. O.; Grego, K. F.; Lima, V. M. F.; Nakamura, A. A.; Silva, D. C. da; Meireles, M. V.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 198, 1/2, pp 54-61
Abstract

Sulcascaris sulcata Rudolphi 1819 is a gastric nematode parasite of sea turtles. Here, we report the occurrence and describe for the first time the pathological changes caused by S. sulcata in the Mediterranean loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) stranded along the Tyrrhenian coast and northern ...

Author(s)
Santoro, M.; Marchiori, E.; Iaccarino, D.; Uberti, B. D.; Cassini, R.; Nocera, F. di; Cerrone, A.; Galiero, G.; Marcer, F.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 5, pp 1457-1463
Abstract

Cryptosporidium sp. is a protozoal parasite that can cause hypertrophic gastritis, regurgitation, and chronic wasting in snakes. Diagnosis can be challenging because of intermittent shedding of the organism in the feces. The purpose of this study was to evaluate gastroscopic biopsy as a diagnostic...

Author(s)
Cerveny, S. N. S.; Garner, M. M.; D'Agostino, J. J.; Sekscienski, S. R.; Payton, M. E.; Davis, M. R.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2012, 43, 4, pp 864-871
Abstract

Infection by Cryptosporidium serpentis is one of the most important diseases in reptiles, and is characterized by chronic infection, clinical or subclinical, and the presence of severe hypertrophic gastritis, food regurgitation, progressive weight loss, mortality, and intermittent and continuous...

Author(s)
Paiva, P. R. S. de O.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Avaliação clinica, sorológica e parasitológica de serpentes naturalmente infectadas com Cryptosporidium serpentis, 2012, pp 80 pp.
Abstract

In the second part of the series about the diseases of the digestive system of reptiles, a review of common disorders of the oral cavity, oesophagus and stomach is presented. One of the most common problems of the oral cavity in turtles is caused by the overgrowth of the horny beaks of jaws. This...

Author(s)
Gál, J.
Publisher
BetűVet, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
KisállatPraxis, 2002, 3, 2, pp 16-22

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