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The occurrence of hepatic lipidosis is commonly reported in different reptilian species, especially in animals under captivity. Liver accumulation of fat is associated with disorders, better described in mammals as non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD), ranging from simple steatosis, to...

Author(s)
Sartori, M. R.; Navarro, C. D. C.; Castilho, R. F.; Vercesi, A. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2022, 260,
Abstract

Liver disease is prevalent in reptiles, but the understanding of the secondary consequences of liver disease in reptile patients is far from understood. This case series details three lizards that developed coagulopathy secondary to hepatopathies. Two green iguanas (Iguana iguana), both diagnosed...

Author(s)
Parkinson, L.; Kierski, K.; Mans, C.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 31, 4, pp 296-301
Abstract

Ranaviruses are able to infect multiple species of fish, amphibian and reptile, and some strains are capable of interclass transmission. These numerous potential carriers and reservoir species compound efforts to control and contain infections in cultured and wild populations, and a comprehensive...

Author(s)
Ariel, E.; Wirth, W.; Burgess, G.; Scott, J.; Owens, L.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 2015, 115, 3, pp 203-212
Abstract

Ball pythons (Python regius) are one of the most commonly kept and bred reptiles in captivity. In a large ball python breeding colony, a unique syndrome characterized by granulomatous inflammation of the cloaca and hemipenes (phalli) was observed in 140 of 481 (29.1%) breeding males, but only one...

Author(s)
Tillis, S. B.; Iredale, M. E.; Childress, A. L.; Graham, E. A.; Wellehan, J. F. X.; Isaza, R.; Ossiboff, R. J.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2021, 7, January,
Abstract

A 5-year-old female red-tailed boa (Boa constrictor imperator) was presented for abnormal neurologic behavior. Ultrasound examination revealed an enlarged liver, with rounded margins and hypoechoic areas. A complete snake virus polymerase chain reaction (PCR) profile was performed together with...

Author(s)
Giuseppe, M. di; Oliveri, M.; Morici, M.; Rossi, G.; Spadola, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2017, 26, 2, pp 96-100
Abstract

Metal and metalloid concentrations in the liver tissue of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) stranded on the Brazilian coast (n = 506) were studied using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry and cold vapor atomic fluorescence spectrometry. The influences of occurrence registers (date and...

Author(s)
Sulato, E. T.; Luko-Sulato, K.; Oliveira, L. M. de S. de; Pedrobom, J. H.; Lima, G. dos S.; Govone, J. S.; Barreto, A. S.; Araújo Júnior, M. A. G. de; Menegário, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Environmental Research, 2022, 203,
Abstract

Computed tomography is a sensitive and highly applicable technique for determining the degree of radiographic attenuation of the hepatic parenchyma. Radiodensity measurements of the liver can help in the diagnosis of hepatic lipidosis in humans and animals. The objective was to investigate the...

Author(s)
Marchiori, A.; Silva, I. C. C. da; Bonelli, M. de A.; Zanotti, L. C. R. de A.; Siqueira, D. B.; Zanotti, A. P.; Costa, F. S.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2015, 46, 2, pp 320-324
Abstract

Salmonella spp. are gram-negative commensal bacteria of vertebrates, including reptiles. Infected snakes may be asymptomatic or manifest clinical disease and death, especially after stressful events. Salmonellosis was diagnosed in 10 captive snakes from the Bothrops genus. The most frequent changes ...

Author(s)
Bertolini, M.; Schwertz, C. I.; Vielmo, A.; Piva, M. M.; Bilhalva, L. C.; Pavarini, S. P.; Driemeier, D.; Sonne, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2021, 186, pp 7-12
Abstract

Angiostrongylus cantonensis is an invasive zoonotic nematode which causes eosinophilic meningitis in accidental hosts - vertebrates including humans - and is known to impact wildlife. Even though the parasite originates in Southeast Asia, it has spread worldwide, especially into fragile island...

Author(s)
Anettová, L.; Izquierdo-Rodriguez, E.; Foronda, P.; Baláž, V.; Novotný, L.; Modrý, D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2022, 149, 7, pp 934-939
Abstract

Background: Environmental nontuberculous mycobacteria species that are not members of the M. tuberculosis complex, are ordinary inhabitants of a wide variety of environmental reservoirs and their role in human and animal diseases has been fully recognized. Even if spontaneous mycobacterial...

Author(s)
Vetere, A.; Bertocchi, M.; Pagano, T. B.; Ianni, F. di; Nardini, G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2022, 18, 291,

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