Microbiological and parasitological investigation on chelonians reared in Italian facilities.


The rapid rise in the number of pet chelonians and their illegal trade can modify the ecology, involving exotic pets, humans, and microbiological agents. Therefore, different epidemiological situations and the related risk to introduce and spread infectious diseases, especially zoonotic agents, have to be considered. The aim of this study was to investigate… (More)
DOI: 10.12834/VetIt.7.21.3