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Background and Aim: There is currently no published information on the prevalence of Salmonella spp. in pet red-footed tortoises in Grenada. Monitoring is essential to understand the dynamics of the epidemiology of Salmonella. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of Salmonella spp. from pet ...

Author(s)
Sharma, R. N.; Matthew-Belmar, V.; Nicholas-Thomas, R.; Arya, G.; Holtslander, B.; Hariharan, H.; Amadi, V. A.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
International Journal of One Health, 2020, 6, 1, pp 12-16
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

The sedative effects of intranasal midazolam and dexmedetomidine were evaluated in 2 tortoise species as a means to facilitate handling and performing diagnostic procedures. Six red-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis carbonaria) and 6 Indian star tortoises (Geochelone platynota) received the following...

Author(s)
Emery, L.; Parsons, G.; Gerhardt, L.; Schumacher, J.; Souza, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2014, 23, 4, pp 380-383
Abstract

The aim of the study was to detect and genetically characterize Arcobacter butzleri in pet red-footed tortoises suspected for Campylobacter spp., using molecular techniques. A written consent from tortoise owners was obtained, after explaining the advantages of the research to tortoise owners of...

Author(s)
Sharma, B.; Thille, K.; Belmar, V. M.; Thomas, R. N.; Sharma, R. N.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 3,
Abstract

Coccidial disease is significant in tortoises; Testudines intranuclear coccidiosis (TINC), caused by an unnamed coccidia, causes high mortality in diverse tortoise species. There is a lack of information on anticoccidial drugs in tortoises. The drug ponazuril has demonstrated efficacy in treating...

Author(s)
Benge, S. L.; Heinrichs, M. T.; Crevasse, S. E.; Mahjoub, B.; Peloquin, C. A.; Wellehan, J. F. X.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2018, 49, 3, pp 802-805
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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
Abstract

Tramadol is a centrally acting analgesic widely used in reptiles. It promotes activation of opioid receptors and inhibits serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake. This study aimed to evaluate the antinociceptive effects and pharmacokinetics of tramadol in red-footed tortoises. Eight animals were...

Author(s)
Gris, V. N.
Publisher
Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Avaliação dos efeitos antinociceptivos e farmacocinética do tramadol em jabutis-piranga, 2018, pp 80 pp.
Abstract

The intranuclear coccidian parasite of Testudines (TINC) is an emerging pathogen of tortoises. Three captive red-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis carbonaria) from an isolated collection presented with multiple acute, nonspecific clinical signs. One tortoise died and was diagnosed with intranuclear...

Author(s)
Stilwell, J. M.; Stilwell, N. K.; Stacy, N. I.; Wellehan, J. F. X.; Farina, L. L.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2017, 48, 4, pp 1165-1171
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

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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