Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine. Volume 8 by R. Eric Miller DVM DACZM, Murray E. Fowler DVM DACZM

By R. Eric Miller DVM DACZM, Murray E. Fowler DVM DACZM DACVIM DABVT

Logically geared up by way of taxonomic teams, this updated textual content covers the analysis and therapy of all zoo animal species and free-ranging flora and fauna, together with amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish, not likely to be noticeable through inner most perform veterinarians. that includes full-color photos, the constant, effortless structure provides info on every one animal's biology, designated anatomy, detailed body structure, replica, restraint and dealing with, housing specifications, meals and feeding, surgical procedure and anesthesia, diagnostics, therapeutics, and ailments. worldwide authorship contains multinational members who supply professional info on various species from round the world.

''This is a welcome replace to a useful reference sequence; vital for any veterinary expert operating principally within the zoo or natural world box, and in addition advised as a reference textual content for the library of any perform seeing strange species frequently, whether they have already got an previous quantity. Charlotte Day, Veterinary checklist, Date October eleven, 2014

  • Global authorship includes across the world well-known authors who've contributed new chapters concentrating on the most recent study and medical administration of captive and free-ranging wild animals from round the world.
  • Zoological details administration procedure bankruptcy offers the most recent replace in this fresh approach that includes a all over the world wealth of information.
  • General taxonomy-based layout provides a finished textual content for sharing info in zoo and flora and fauna medicine.
  • Concise tables supply speedy connection with key issues within the references.

  • NEW! All new authors have thoroughly revised the content material to provide clean perspectives from prime specialists within the box at the newest advances in zoo and wild animal medicine.
  • NEW! colour photographs vividly depict exterior medical signs for extra actual popularity and diagnosis.

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Natans housed in a zoologic collection developed abnormal behavior, severe skin sloughing, and increased mucus production. The animal subsequently died, and histologic findings supported chytridiomycosis as the cause of death. No abnormalities were identified, except multifocal epidermal hyperplasia, hyperkeratosis, and cystlike structures consistent with chytrid zoospores within keratinocytes. Another T. natans housed with this animal subsequently tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) via TaqMan PCR (Dr.

Carroll RL: The conquest of land and the radiation of amphibians. In Vertebrate paleontology and evolution, New York, 1988, WH Freeman and Company, pp 180–184. 4. Forzán MJ, Gunn H, Scott P: Chytridiomycosis in an aquarium collection of frogs: diagnosis, treatment, and control. J Zoo Wildl Med 39(3):406– 411, 2008. 5. Gardner MN, Smits AW, Smatresk NJ: The ventilatory responses of the caecilian Typhlonectes natans to hypoxia and hypercapnia. Physiol Biochem Zool 73(1):23–29, 2000. 6. Herrel A, Measey GJ: The kinematics of locomotion in caecilians: effects of substrate and body shape.

34. Wright KM, Whitaker BR: Nutritional disorders. In Wright KM, Whitaker BR, editors: Amphibian medicine and captive husbandry, Malabar, FL, 2001, Krieger Publishing, pp 73–88. 35. Wright KM, Whitaker BR: Pharmacotherapeutics. In Wright KM, Whitaker BR, editors: Amphibian medicine and captive husbandry, Malabar, FL, 2001, Krieger Publishing, pp 309–331. 36. Wright KM: Amphibian hematology. In Wright KM, Whitaker BR, editors: Amphibian medicine and captive husbandry, Malabar, FL, 2001, Krieger Publishing, pp 129–140.

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