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Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736235/outbreak-of-an-unusual-tracheal-mite-ptilonyssus-morofskyi-acarina-rhinonyssidae-in-canaries-serinus-canaria-with-concurrent-infection-with-staphylococcus-aureus-and-macrorhabdus-ornithogaster
#1
Fatemeh Arabkhazaeli, Seyed Ahmad Madani, Samare Ghavami
Mortalities in a flock of canaries ( Serinus canaria ) with respiratory acariasis, pododermatitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus , and macrorhabdosis were investigated by postmortem examination. After a thorough parasitologic study, the tracheal mites were identified as Ptilonyssus morofskyi. Cleaning and disinfection of cages and perches, ivermectin application on the cervical skin of individual birds, enrofloxacin medication, and drinking water acidification with vinegar were used to control mortality. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of the occurrence of Ptilonyssus species in captive passerine birds...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736234/removal-of-a-presumed-peripheral-cerebral-cyst-via-craniectomy-in-a-crested-pekin-duck-anas-platyrhynchos-f-dom
#2
Taylor J Yaw, Nick D Jeffery, Brandon Cain, Amanda Fales-Williams, Bianca A Zaffarano
A juvenile, male crested pekin duck ( Anas platyrhynchos f dom) was presented for neurologic signs suggestive of cerebellar disease. Physical examination revealed microphthalmia, erratic head movements, and ataxia. Computed tomography scan of the head and neck regions revealed 2 full-thickness skull-bone defects within the caudal portion of the cranium. The cerebellum appeared to be ventrally compressed by a homogeneous, triangular, fluid-attenuating region (0-10 Hounsfield units). A craniectomy was performed, and a presumed peripheral cerebral cyst was removed with suction and gentle dissection...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736233/evaluation-of-the-sedative-effects-of-diazepam-midazolam-and-xylazine-after-intranasal-administration-in-juvenile-ostriches-struthio-camelus
#3
Mostafa Araghi, Saeed Azizi, Nasser Vesal, Bahram Dalir-Naghade
The sedative effects of diazepam, midazolam, and xylazine after intranasal administration were evaluated in 72 (36 male and 36 female) juvenile healthy ostriches ( Struthio camelus ), weighing 50-61 kg and aged 4-5 months. The birds were randomly divided into 3 groups (n = 24), then each group was further subdivided to 4 subgroups (n = 6). For each drug, 4 different doses were chosen and the total calculated dose was equally administered into either naris of the individual bird. The appropriate dose of each drug to produce standing chemical restraint or sternal recumbency was evaluated based on the onset time, the duration of maximum effect, and the duration of sedation...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736232/bilateral-aural-adenocarcinoma-in-a-congo-african-grey-parrot-psittacus-erithacus-erithacus
#4
Emma L Houck, Krista A Keller, Michelle G Hawkins, Andrew G Burton, Keriann M Casey, Kevin Keel, Nathan Tong, David Sanchez-Migallon Guzman
A 28-year-old female Congo African grey parrot ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus) was evaluated because of a mass in the left external auditory meatus. Results of a computed tomography scan revealed an osteolytic left hemimandibular mass with irregular bone production and a soft tissue mass in the left external auditory meatus. Results of cytologic examination of fine needle aspirates of the hemimandible were interpreted as adenocarcinoma with reactive osteoblasts. The owner chose palliative treatment, and a debulking procedure was performed on the left external auditory meatus mass 52 days after initial presentation to control self-trauma...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736231/selected-abstracts-from-the-literature
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September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736230/coming-meetings
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September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736229/erratum
#7
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September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736228/what-is-your-diagnosis
#8
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September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736227/parrots-appropriate-pets-or-best-not-bred
#9
Laurie Hess
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September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736226/blood-biochemical-values-of-wild-scarlet-macaw-ara-macao-macao-nestlings-and-adults
#10
Lauren Peruffo, Janice D Boyd, Sharman Hoppes, Donald J Brightsmith
Blood biochemical values are useful as indicators of disease in veterinary practice and for health assessments of free-ranging animal populations. We analyzed blood biochemical values for free-living nestling and adult scarlet macaws ( Ara macao macao) in southeastern Peru with an Abaxis VetScan VS2 portable analyzer with Avian/Reptilian Profile Plus rotors. The resulting data were used to create provisional age-independent reference intervals for this instrument for wild scarlet macaw nestlings, calculate blood biochemical ranges for this instrument for wild adults, and examine age-related trends in nestlings...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736225/use-of-propofol-for-induction-and-maintenance-of-anesthesia-in-a-king-penguin-aptenodytes-patagonicus-undergoing-magnetic-resonance-imaging
#11
Sarah E Bigby, Jennifer E Carter, Sébastien Bauquier, Thierry Beths
Anesthesia protocols for patients with intracranial lesions need to provide hemodynamic stability, preserve cerebrovascular autoregulation, avoid increases in intracranial pressure, and facilitate a rapid recovery. Propofol total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) maintains cerebral blood flow autoregulation and is considered superior to inhalant agents as an anesthetic protocol for patients with intracranial lesions. A propofol-based TIVA subsequent to premedication with medetomidine and diazepam was used in a king penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus ) undergoing magnetic resonance imaging of the brain after a new onset of seizures...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736224/benign-peripheral-nerve-sheath-tumor-in-a-wild-toco-toucan-ramphastos-toco
#12
Marcelo P N Carvalho, Natalia C C A Fernandes, Viviane C Nemer, Ramiro N Dias Neto, Rodrigo H F Teixeira, Bruna S Miranda, Maria J Mamprim, José L Catão-Dias, Rodrigo A Réssio
Peripheral nerve sheath tumors are a heterogeneous group of neoplasms that comprise neurofibromas, schwannomas, neurilemmomas, and perineuromas. In animals, peripheral nerve sheath neoplasms are most commonly diagnosed in dogs and cattle, followed by horses, goats, and cats, but their occurrence is uncommon in birds. An adult, free-living, male toco (common) toucan ( Ramphastos toco ) was admitted to the zoo animal clinic with weight loss, dehydration, and presence of a soft nodule adhered to the medial portion of the left pectoral muscle...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736223/right-heart-failure-in-an-african-penguin-spheniscus-demersus
#13
Lara Cusack, Cara Field, Alexa McDermott, Brandon Pogue, Tonya Clauss, Gregory Bossart, Alvin Camus
A 19-year-old male African penguin ( Spheniscus demersus ) was presented with coelomic distention after a 6-week history of lethargy and decreased appetite. Results of radiographs showed loss of coelomic detail, and ultrasound and computed tomography results revealed coelomic fluid and dilated hepatic veins. Echocardiography revealed moderate right atrial enlargement. Findings were consistent with right-sided cardiac disease. Treatment with furosemide initially reduced ascites, but the clinical condition worsened weeks later and enalapril, pimobendan, and sildenafil were added to the medical therapy...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736222/external-beam-radiation-therapy-of-squamous-cell-carcinoma-in-the-beak-of-an-african-grey-parrot-psittacus-timneh
#14
Samantha D Swisher, Kathryn L Phillips, Jeremy R Tobias, John M Cullen, Tracy L Gieger, Vanessa L Grunkemeyer
Squamous cell carcinoma has been reported in a variety of bird species, most commonly psittacine and gallinaceous birds. The long-term prognosis in nongallinaceous birds is generally poor if complete surgical excision is not possible. Squamous cell carcinoma of the rhinotheca was diagnosed in a 34-year-old timneh African grey parrot (Psittacus timneh) with a 2-year history of beak abnormalities. No evidence of metastasis or local invasion were found on results of radiographs or computed tomography scan. The bird was treated with surgical debulking and palliative megavoltage radiation therapy...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736221/lead-poisoning-due-to-lead-pellet-ingestion-in-griffon-vultures-gyps-fulvus-from-the-iberian-peninsula
#15
Manuela A Carneiro Dvm, Paula A Oliveira, Ricardo Brandão, Olga Nicolas Francisco, Roser Velarde, Santiago Lavín, Bruno Colaço
Avian scavengers that typically include game birds and mammals in their diets are at risk of lead poisoning from ingestion of carcasses with fragmented or residual lead ammunition that is used in hunting. Thus, lead may be one of the threats that the griffon vulture ( Gyps fulvus ) faces in the Iberian Peninsula and particularly in Portugal, where their conservation status is considered to be near-threatened. This is the first report that details 3 cases of lead poisoning, associated with the ingestion of lead shot, in adult female griffon vultures found in the Iberian Peninsula...
September 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27315390/what-is-your-diagnosis-peripheral-neuritis-secondary-to-marek-s-disease
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June 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27315389/compounding-in-clinical-avian-practice
#17
Christal Pollock
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June 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27315388/pseudomonas-aeruginosa-infection-in-a-group-of-captive-humboldt-penguins-spheniscus-humboldti
#18
Dimitri Widmer, Eva Ziemssen, Benjamin Schade, Eva Kappe, Ferdinand Schmitt, Hermann Kempf, Gudrun Wibbelt
Nine Humboldt penguins ( Spheniscus humboldti ), between 1 and 1.5 years old and kept at Zoo Dresden, developed local and systemic infections with various opportunistic pathogens within a period of 4 months. Affected birds died peracutely without preceding symptoms or showed various clinical signs, including separation from conspecifics, reduced food intake, lethargy, dyspnea, swelling of the salt glands, and ocular discharge. One bird showed central nervous signs, including seizures. Pathologic examination of deceased birds revealed severe necrotizing inflammation of the mucous membranes and deep structures of the glottis, trachea, nasal sinus, and conchae and granulomatous inflammation of the salt glands...
June 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27315387/novel-nonsurgical-approach-to-stabilization-of-bilateral-pathologic-femoral-fractures-in-an-egg-laying-maroon-bellied-conure-pyrrhura-frontalis
#19
Julia S Shakeri, Teresa L Lightfoot, Gregory F Raffa
A 2-year-old, egg-laying maroon-bellied conure (Pyrrhura frontalis) was referred for treatment of bilateral femoral fractures believed to be secondary to recent egg laying and nutritional and husbandry deficiencies. On radiographs, all skeletal components were diffusely osteopenic, precluding surgical fixation. A novel device to stabilize the bilateral femoral fractures was manufactured with polyvinyl chloride piping, which braced the bird's feet at the level of the perch and supported its upper body weight via a breast plate, thus maintaining the bird in a physiologically appropriate perching position...
June 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27315386/bilateral-uveitis-and-hyphema-in-a-catalina-macaw-ara-ararauna-%C3%A3-ara-macao-with-multicentric-lymphoma
#20
Jennifer C Hausmann, Christoph Mans, Allyson Gosling, Jaimie L Miller, Tamara Chamberlin, John R Dunn, Paul E Miller, Kurt K Sladky
A 20-year-old, female Catalina macaw (Ara ararauna × Ara macao ) was presented with bilateral uveitis and hyphema. The hyphema initially improved with 0.12% prednisolone acetate ophthalmic drops (1 drop OU q4h for 7 days), but the hyphema recurred after the drops were tapered. The bird subsequently developed inappetance, weight loss, regurgitation, and lethargy and was euthanatized 24 days after initial presentation. Necropsy revealed marked splenomegaly and hepatomegaly, with significant mucosal ulcerations of the proventriculus and petechiation associated with both kidneys...
June 2016: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
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