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Zoological and wildlife medicine

  1. Calcinosis has been reported for a broad range of different animals. Causes for calcinosis include metabolic disorders due to kidney failure, intoxication with calcinogenic plants, or iatrogenic overdose of vi...

    Authors: Matthias Gerhard Wagener, Annika Lehmbecker, Melanie Bühler, Mirja Wilkens, Teresa Punsmann and Martin Ganter

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:406

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. A selection of haematological and serum biochemical profile was first presented from the 81 samples of Chinese water deer (Hydropotes inermis). The deer health assessment database was initially established, espec...

    Authors: Dayi Nie, Jianfeng Gui, Na Zhao, Yi Lin, Haiming Tang, Feng Cai, Guoping Shen, Jiazhong Liu, Endi Zhang and Min Chen

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:395

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Gut microbes significantly contribute to nutrient digestion and absorption, intestinal health and immunity, and are essential for the survival and environmental adaptation of wild animals. However, there are fe.....

    Authors: Yan Hua, Heqin Cao, Jiao Wang, Fengping He and Guangshun Jiang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:363

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  4. In an era of unprecedented socio-ecological changes, managing wildlife health demands high-quality data collection and the engagement of local communities. Blastocerus dichotomus, the largest South American deer,...

    Authors: M. Marcela Orozco, Hernán D. Argibay, Leonardo Minatel, Eliana C. Guillemi, Yanina Berra, Andrea Schapira, Dante Di Nucci, Andrea Marcos, Fernanda Lois, Martín Falzone and Marisa D. Farber

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:321

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  5. The present study was designed to characterize phenotypically and genotypically two Trueperella pyogenes strains isolated from an okapi (Okapia johnstoni) and a royal python (Python regius).

    Authors: Marwa F. E. Ahmed, Mazen Alssahen, Christoph Lämmler, Tobias Eisenberg, Madeleine Plötz and Amir Abdulmawjood

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:292

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. Free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) can become entangled in fishing line and other marine debris. Infrequently, dolphins can be successfully disentangled, released back into the wild, and...

    Authors: Wendy Marks, Steve Burton, Elizabeth Stratton, Eric Zolman, George Biedenbach and Annie Page-Karjian

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:223

    Content type: Case Report

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