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Rabbits and rodents with acute onset of marked abdominal pain and/or depression are commonly seen in the exotic pet practice. The underlying etiology in rabbits is most often gastric dilatation, and less commonly urolithiasis, hepatic torsion, peritonitis etc. In guinea pigs abdominal pain is...

Author(s)
Fehr, M.; Köstlinger, S.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Romford, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society Spring Meeting 2014, Marwell Zoo, UK, 26-27 April 2014. Focus on Exotic Pets (with expert-led debate "Exotic Pets: Welfare and Trade"), 2014, pp 40-42
Abstract

Rabbits that have sudden onset anorexia commonly present to veterinary practices with dilated stomachs. Postmortem examination or surgical investigation often identifies the underlying aetiology of the gastric dilation as small intestinal obstruction. The condition is frequently fatal if left...

Author(s)
Harcourt-Brown, T. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2007, 16, 3, pp 168-174
Abstract

Acute gastric dilatation and torsion occurs in many species including man, monkeys, horses ruminants, pigs, foxes, mink, captive wild carnivores, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, mice and cats. The condition is rare in cats and the present report describes a case of chronic gastric dilatation and...

Author(s)
Thilagar, S.; Heng, H. G.; Khor, K. H.; Ardhy, A.
Publisher
Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery, Hisar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2008, 29, 2, pp 128-129
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Cover for Escherichia coli infections

Escherichia coli is an important cause of disease worldwide and occurs in most mammalian species, including humans, and in birds. E. coli are...

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