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Hematologic, plasma biochemistry, and select nutrient values in captive smooth dogfish (Mustelus canis).
The Indianapolis Zoo maintains a large collection of smooth dogfish (Mustelus canis). During the first several years of captivity, there was a period of high mortality in adult, wild-caught sharks inExpand
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Aspergillus Blepharitis and Dermatitis in a Peregrine Falcon-Gyrfalcon Hybrid (Falco peregrinus × Falco rusticolus)
Abstract A 3-year-old female peregrine falcon-gyrfalcon hybrid (Falco peregrinus × Falco rusticolus) was presented for evaluation of a lesion below the right eye. Initial examination revealed anExpand
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Melanoma in the Skin of a Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
Abstract A female nurse shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, estimated at 27 yr of age had a 5.5-yr history of a 6-cm black, raised nodular skin lesion located on the right side of the proximal tail. TheExpand
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CONGENITAL DIFFUSE HYPERPLASTIC GOITER ASSOCIATED WITH PERINATAL MORTALITY IN 11 CAPTIVE-BORN BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS (TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS)
Abstract Diffuse hyperplastic goiter was diagnosed by histopathology in 11 perinatal bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) that died at four separate zoos and aquaria. Thyroid morphology of theseExpand
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Outbreak of Salmonellosis in a Zoologic Collection of Lorikeets and Lories (Trichoglossus, Lorius, and Eos spp.)
Abstract During August 2001, a syndrome characterized by acute lethargy and dyspnea was observed in a population of 45 lorikeets and lories in an open-air zoologic exhibit. The first death occurredExpand
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VITAMIN D STATUS OF WILD RICORD'S IGUANAS (CYCLURA RICORDII) AND CAPTIVE AND WILD RHINOCEROS IGUANAS (CYCLURA CORNUTA CORNUTA) IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Abstract Calcidiol (25-hydroxyvitamin D) values are reported for 22 wild Ricord's iguanas (Cyclura ricordii) and seven wild rhinoceros iguanas (Cyclura cornuta cornuta). CalcitriolExpand
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Phaeohyphomycosis of the Carapace in an Aldabra Tortoise (Geochelone gigantea)
Abstract An adult male Aldabra tortoise (Geochelone gigantea) presented with a deep flaking area of the carapace, and histologic examination of biopsies from this area revealed phaeohyphomycosis ofExpand
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EFFECTS OF HEMOLYSIS AND FROZEN STORAGE ON SERUM ELECTROLYTE AND CHEMISTRY VALUES IN COTTON-TOP TAMARINS (SAGUINUS OEDIPUS)
Hemolyzed serum or serum that has been frozen is frequently submitted to veterinary diagnostic laboratories. This is especially true of samples from free-ranging animals in field studies. The presentExpand
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TUBERCULOSIS CAUSED BY MYCOBACTERIUM ORYGIS IN A GREATER ONE-HORNED RHINOCEROS (RHINOCEROS UNICORNIS): FIRST REPORT IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
Abstract: Mycobacterium orygis, a newly identified member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, has been isolated predominantly from hoofstock in eastern Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, andExpand
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HEMATOLOGIC, PLASMA BIOCHEMISTRY, AND SELECT NUTRIENT VALUES IN CAPTIVE SMOOTH DOGFISH (MUSTELUS CANIS)
The Indianapolis Zoo maintains a large collection of smooth dogfish (Mustelus canis). During the first several years of captivity, there was a period of high mortality in adult, wild-caught sharks inExpand
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