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By David G. Brownstein (auth.), Gerald L. Hoff, Frederic L. Frye, Elliott R. Jacobson (eds.)

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While ailments of free-ranging and captive mammalian and avian flora and fauna species have acquired massive curiosity some time past 25 years, these of amphibians and reptiles (collectively, the herptiles) often were assigned lesser significance. The literature crisis­ ing disorder in herptiles is broadly scattered, consisting mainly of case stories and incidence surveys, and with heavy emphasis on captive reptiles. The dynamics of the host-agent-environment dating were studied for just a few illnesses. This diversified info base is essentially a functionality of the paucity of investigators whose leader curiosity is in illnesses of herptiles. this primary variation represents an attempt to assemble many of the diffuse wisdom on infectious and non-infectious ailments of free-ranging and captive herp­ tiles. factor might be curious about the alternative of issues; how­ ever, most important ailments, in addition to a few illnesses of lesser prominence, are provided. The editors have been pressured to just accept sure omissions, rather with amphibian ailments, easily for loss of members. The ensuing textual content, notwithstanding, we are hoping could be of worth to veterinarians, herpetolo,gists, natural world illness investigators, natural world managers, zoo curators, and collage scholars. G.L. Hoff F.L. Frye E.R. Jacobson v CONTENTS Mycobacteriosis 1 D.G. Brownstein Pasteurella in Reptiles 25 K.P. Snipes Pseudomonas 37 E.R. Jacobson Areomonas forty nine E.B. Shotts, Jr.

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1974, Infectious a Aeromonas hydrophila chez les poissons, diagnostic rapide a l'aide du milieu, R. S. Cah. Med. , 43:47-52. , 1893, Une epizootie obseroll chez des grenouilles, C. R. Soc. BioI. Paris, 5:709. , 1898, An epidemic septicemic disease among frogs due to the Bacillus hydrophilus fuscus, J. Amer. Med. , 30:1442-1449. , 1891, Ueber einen neuen Mikroorganismus des Wassers, welcher fur Thiere mit veraenderlicher und konstanter Temperatur pathogen ist, Zentralbl. , 9:193-199; 222-228. , 1971, Status of the names Aeromonas and Aerobacter liquefaciens, Beijerinck and designation of a neotype strain for Aeromonas hydrophila, Stanier, Int.

Commonly used broad spectrum antibiotics such as tetracycline and chloramphenicol are generally employed with varying results. Plasmid transfer associated with this genus makes it imperative that antibiotic sensitivity be determined in each clinical case prior to treatment. CONTROL Control of Aeromonas infection is best accomplished through avoidance predicated upon proper sanitation and environmental quality. This complex organism thrives in increased presence of organic matter found in the environment.

1893, Une epizootie obseroll chez des grenouilles, C. R. Soc. BioI. Paris, 5:709. , 1898, An epidemic septicemic disease among frogs due to the Bacillus hydrophilus fuscus, J. Amer. Med. , 30:1442-1449. , 1891, Ueber einen neuen Mikroorganismus des Wassers, welcher fur Thiere mit veraenderlicher und konstanter Temperatur pathogen ist, Zentralbl. , 9:193-199; 222-228. , 1971, Status of the names Aeromonas and Aerobacter liquefaciens, Beijerinck and designation of a neotype strain for Aeromonas hydrophila, Stanier, Int.

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