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Here we report on the infection of captive crested geckos Correlophus ciliatus Guichenot (Reptilia: Diplodactylidae), with adults of the ascaridoid nematode, Hexametra angusticaecoides Chabaud & Brygoo, 1960 (Ascarididae). A population of captive crested geckoes became ill and died within a short...

Author(s)
Barton, D. P.; Martelli, P.; Luk, W.; Zhu XiaoCheng; Shamsi, S.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2020, 147, 6, pp 673-680
Abstract

A 1-year-old, female intact crested gecko was evaluated because of skin discoloration on her ventrum. Full-thickness biopsies were taken and evaluated histologically. Multifocally and regularly, there were collections of birefringent, granular material, localized primarily to the most superficial...

Author(s)
Rooney, T.; Eshar, D.; Njaa, B. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2020, 35, pp 17-19
Abstract

Reptiles are one of the most popular exotic pets in the world, with over a third of all described species currently being traded. However, the most commonly available reptiles are typically non-threatened, captive-bred, and/or domestically obtained, which means they are also largely unregulated and ...

Author(s)
Valdez, J. W.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 3,
Abstract

Background: Traumatic abdominal herniation with or without evisceration occurs with some regularity in dogs and cats, usually secondary to blunt force trauma or penetrating injuries. Sporadic peer-reviewed case reports have described herniorrhaphies in reptiles and amphibians, but none have...

Author(s)
Buscaglia, N. A.; Pacheco, R. E.; Schachterle, K.; Chen, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2020, 35, pp 69-73
Abstract

Despite the popularity of leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius) in the pet trade, packed-cell-volume (PCV) and biochemistry reference intervals are still lacking for these animals. The risk of inducing tail autotomy during venipuncture is of particular concern in this species. Blood samples were...

Author(s)
Cojean, O.; Alberton, S.; Froment, R.; Maccolini, E.; Vergneau-Grosset, C.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 30, 3, pp 156-164
Abstract

Blood samples were collected from 18 female and 20 male adult crested geckos from 1 captive population in Massachusetts, USA. The geckos were given a thorough examination, and a blood sample was collected for a complete blood count (CBC) and plasma biochemistry analysis. Whole blood was stored in...

Author(s)
Mayer, J.; Knoll, J.; Wrubel, K. M.; Mitchell, M. A.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2011, 21, 2/3, pp 68-75
Abstract

Lizards make up the largest group of reptiles, with almost 6,000 species in existence. Found in temperate and tropical locations, anatomy and physiology can vary considerably, so this article will concentrate on a few of the most common pet species seen - the bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps),...

Author(s)
Hedley, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2014, 44, 42, pp 11-13
Abstract

A newborn male crested gecko (Rhacodactylus ciliatus) was presented for evaluation immediately after birth because of a bright red movable and pulsating mass emerging from the ventral midline of the rib cage. On physical exam the animal was extremely depressed, and the bright red thoracic mass...

Author(s)
Melidone, R.; Mayer, J.; Wrubel, K. M.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2009, 19, 3, pp 76-77
Abstract

Burrows are engineered shelters providing crucial refuge and protection against temperature extremes, fire and predation. Understanding the ecological role of them in terms of providing habitats to other animals is very significant. Burrowing animal assemblages occur in almost all landscapes,...

Author(s)
Aditi Mukherjee; Rajan Pilakandy; Kumara, H. N.; Manchi, S. S.; Subramanian Bhupathy
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Arid Environments, 2017, 141, pp 7-15
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Author(s)
Stahl, S. J.
Publisher
The North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Small animal and exotics. Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 16-20 January 2010, 2010, pp 1727-1729

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