Review of the literature and investigations on the prevalence and consequences of yeasts in reptiles.

@article{Kostka1997ReviewOT,
  title={Review of the literature and investigations on the prevalence and consequences of yeasts in reptiles.},
  author={V M Kostka and Lucien Hoffmann and E Balks and Ulrich Eskens and N Wimmershof},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1997},
  volume={140 11},
  pages={282-7}
}
Ninety-one reptiles were examined for the presence of yeasts by standard protocols and pathohistological methods. Yeasts were isolated from 42 of the animals. Representatives of herbivorous families (Testudinidae and Iguanidae) carried yeasts more often than animals belonging to carnivorous taxa (Boidae and Emydidae). Yeasts were most often isolated from… CONTINUE READING