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The jabuti-piranga or red-legged tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria - Spix, 1824) is one of the most common testudines kept in captivity, and is often traded illegally as a popular pet. Therefore, knowledge about the metabolic serum values of C. carbonaria is particularly relevant in the clinical...

Author(s)
Pereira, P. V. R.; Pereira, S. G.; Silva, A. L.; Monteiro, E. M.; Cardoso, T. dos R.; Santos, A. L. Q.
Publisher
Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica: Ciência Animal, 2019, 17,
Abstract

The species Chelonoidis carbonaria was first described by Spix in 1824, popularly known as jabuti-piranga or tortoise-legged-red, it is a terrestrial animal found in various regions of South America. The objective of measuring the variations in blood serum enzyme constituents in Chelonoidis ...

Author(s)
Pereira, P. V. R.; Reis Cardoso, T. dos; Pereira, S. G.; Borges, D. C. S.; Caixeta, B. T.; Santos, A. L. Q.
Publisher
Fundacao Educacional de Ituverava, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Nucleus Animalium, 2020, 12, 2, pp 133-143
Abstract

The importance of calcium and phosphorus for the health of reptiles is well known. Proper calcium intake is critical for the prevention of nutritional diseases such as nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism (NSHP); however, the role magnesium may play in this disease is unknown. Magnesium is the ...

Author(s)
Berg, K. J.; Schexnayder, M.; Grasperge, B. J.; Diaz-Figueroa, O.; Mitchell, M. A.; Nevarez, J. G.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 31, 2, pp 124-131
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Background: The vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy system has been used as a noninvasive wound management technique for shell damage in Chelonians. These animals are excellent candidates for VAC therapy because of their unique shell anatomy consists of dermal bones, which make bandage placement...

Author(s)
Monteiro, L. H.; Silva, S. K. S. M. da; Benarrós, M. S. C.; Albuquerque Lopes, C. T. de; Domingues, S. F. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2021, 49, (Suppl 1): 623,
Abstract

Respiratory tract diseases of various origins are commonly diagnosed in captive testudines. In tortoises, computed tomography is considered the method of choice for evaluation of the lung. Our objective was to describe the anatomy of the lung parenchyma of red-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis ...

Author(s)
Silva, I. C. C. da; Bonelli, M. de A.; Rameh-De-Albuquerque, L. C.; Zanotti, A. P.; Siqueira, D. B. de; Fernandes, T. H. T.; Costa, F. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2020, 34, pp 27-31
Abstract

There are few clinical reports of melanomas in reptiles. A 10-year-old male red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria) was referred to the Veterinary Hospital presenting with an ulcerated mass in the lateral aspect of the left pelvic limb. Radiographs demonstrated swelling and increased soft...

Author(s)
Santi, M. de; Cruz, N.; Barranco, G.; Lima, G.; Menezes, M.; Matiz, O. S.; Freitas, P.; Atiê, L.; Armani, D.; Santana, A.; Vasconcelos, R.; Werther, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2020, 34, pp 44-47
Abstract

The diagnosis of several diseases in chelonians is a challenge in the veterinary clinic, because a detailed physical examination with auscultation and palpation is difficult due the presence of carapace and plastron. Imaging analysis such as radiography and computed tomography (CT) have been shown...

Author(s)
Polanco, J. B. A.; Mamprim, M. J.; Silva, J. P.; Inamassu, L. R.; Schimming, B. C.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2020, 40, 8, pp 637-646
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The aims of this study were to assess the haematological values of captive red-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis carbonaria) and to check their variation according to the cold and warmer seasons of the year. Blood samples were collected from nine red-footed tortoises (C. carbonaria) of indeterminate...

Author(s)
Bergamini, B. C. da S.; Santos, E. O. dos; Wartchow, B. S.; Heck, L.; Uhrig, L.; Francelino, L. K. S.; Stein, G. G.; Machado, G.; Valle, S. de F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2017, 45, pp 1426
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Blood transfusion is still a tool not much explored in wild animal clinics. Among the groups of wild animals, reptiles feature the lowest amount of references available on this subject. This report shows a successful case of blood transfusion in an adult red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis ...

Author(s)
Silva, A. N. E.; Rocha, M. C. A. M.; Leite, R. B. R.
Publisher
Conselho Regional de Medicina Veterinária do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Educação Continuada em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia do CRMV-SP, 2017, 15, 3, pp 48-53
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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

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