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A variety of neurological disorders have been reported in reptiles, but evaluation of a reptile patient with suspected neurological disease can be challenging. The feasibility of performing and interpreting neurological examinations may be affected by a number of factors, including species, body...

Author(s)
Hedley, J.; MacHale, J.; Rendle, M.; Crawford, A.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 31, 2, pp 141-146
Abstract

Reptilian paramyxoviruses (rPMV) are unassigned members of the Paramyxovirinae subfamily. These viruses have been detected worldwide, can cause disease or death predominantly in snakes, and were associated with respiratory and neurological sign. The authors have partially characterised PMV isolates ...

Author(s)
Papp, T.; Farkas, S. L.; Abbas, M. D.; Apfelbacher, N.; Seybold, J.; Erdélyi, K.; Marschang, R. E.
Publisher
Magyar Mezógazdaság KFT, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2011, 133, 9, pp 551-561
Abstract

Boat strikes have been widely documented as a major cause of anthropogenic trauma and mortality in sea turtles. Axial trauma in these species involves the head and/or carapace and may cause severe damage to the nervous and pulmonary systems. The aims of this study were to develop an updated...

Author(s)
Oraze, J. S.; Beltran, E.; Thornton, S. M.; Gumpenberger, M.; Weller, R.; Biggi, M.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2019, 50, 2, pp 350-361
Abstract

Case description: An approximately 17-year-old male African spurred tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata) was presented to the small animal surgery service for loss of pelvic limb motor function of 1-month duration and a lack of response to medical management. Clinical findings: On physical examination,...

Author(s)
Perry, B. S.; Flower, J. E.; Joslyn, S.; Mitchell, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 29, pp 101-109
Abstract

Ophthalmic studies of the Texas tortoise (Gopherus berlandieri) established normal ophthalmic parameters for select diagnostic tests in captive tortoises and assessment of differences among individuals of differing size and health status. Sixty-one tortoises of varying weight, shell size, ...

Author(s)
Rowatt, K. G.; Scott, E. M.; Heatley, J. J.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2020, 51, 4, pp 879-888
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

Coccidian parasites affect several reptilian species worldwide and they are responsible of the demise of hundreds of specimens either in the wilderness or in captivity among several localities throughout the world. Between 2011 and 2013, four out of 108 individuals (3.70%), were rescued by the...

Author(s)
Conde, B.; Alvarado, M. C.; Espinoza-Rodríguez, N.; Barrios-Garrido, H.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Palmira, Colombia
Citation
Caldasia, 2019, 41, 2, pp 278-288
AbstractFull Text

Materials from 6 months old snakes of the species shooter snake (Coluber caspius), died with neurological symptoms and uncharacteristic eating of peat litter, were tested. At the microscopic examination of samples of liver and peat litter were found bacteria with morphology, typical of Clostridium...

Author(s)
Popova, T.; Manov, V.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Tradition and Modernity in Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 3, 1, pp 15-20
Abstract

Neurological dysfunction is a frequently presenting sign in avian and reptile patients. Clinical neurological signs are rarely pathognomonic, often requiring the attending veterinary surgeon to perform more involved diagnostic tests to achieve a diagnosis. Variations in patient anatomy, physiology...

Author(s)
Hunt, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2015, 24, 1, pp 34-51
Abstract

Fish within the family Tetraodontidae are potential sources of both endogenous tetrodotoxins (TTXs) and dietary derived saxitoxins (STXs). Ingestion of fish tissues containing these toxins by other vertebrates can lead to severe illness and death. The Caribbean sharpnose puffer (Canthigaster...

Author(s)
Barrientos, R. G.; Hernández-Mora, G.; Alegre, F.; Field, T.; Flewelling, L.; McGath, S.; Deeds, J.; Chacón, Y. S.; Arrieta, K. R.; Vargas, E. C.; Artavia, K. B.; Stacy, B. A.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 5, December,

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