Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy, 6th Edition

Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy

6th Edition

By Murray E. Fowler, DVM, DIPL, ACZM, ACVIM, ABVT, Professor Emeritus, Zoological Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA; and R. Eric Miller, DVM, DIPL, ACZM, Director of Animal Health and Conservation, Saint Louis Zoo, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

Section I: Conditions Affecting Multiple Species

1. West Nile Virus in Birds and Mammals

2. Current Diagnostic Methods for Tuberculosis in Zoo Animals

3. Use of Infrared Thermography in Zoo and Wild Animals

4. Behavioral Clues to the Detection of Illness in Wild Animals: Models in Camelids and Elephants

5. Ionophores: Salinomycin Toxicity in Camelids

6. Emerging Diseases at the Interface of People, Domestic Animals and Wildlife

7. Behavioral Training for Medical Procedures

8. The "Balai" Directive of the European Union: A Difficult Piece of Veterinary Legislation

9. Encephalomyocarditis Virus Infection in Zoo Animals

10. Avian Influenza

Conservation Medicine

11. Disease Management in Ex-Situ Invertebrate Conservation Programs

12. Use of Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers as Monitors of Ecosystem Health

13. Biopsy Darting

Section II: Poikilotherms


14. Selected Fish Diseases in Wild Populations

15. Spring Viremia of Carp Virus (SVCV)


16. Veterinary Participation in the Puerto Rican Crested Toad Program

17. Amphibian Chytridiomycosis

18. Raising Giant Tortoises


19. Reptile Protozoa

20. Fluid Therapy in Reptiles

Section III: Avian Medicine

21. Salmonellosis in Songbirds (Order Passeriformes)

22. Veterinary Care of Bustards

23. Medical Management of Curassows

24. Monitoring Avian Health in the Galápagos Islands: Current Knowledge

25. Avian Atherosclerosis

26. Minerals and Stork Nutritions

27. The Veterinary Care of Kiwi

Section IV: Mammals


28. Paramyxoviruses in Bats


29. Medical Aspects of Red Squirrel Translocation


30. Neuroleptics in Great Apes with Specific Reference to the Modification of Aggressive Behavior in a Male Gorilla

31. Occupational Exposure to Zoonotic Simian Retroviruses


32. Neurological Disorders in Cheetahs and Snowleopards

33. Imbalanced Diets Compromise Semen Quality in Felids

34. Baylisascaris Neural Larval Migrans in Zoo Animals

35. Use of Analgesics in Exotic Felids

36. Mycobacterial Diseases in Carnivores

Marine mammals

37. Melioidosis in Marine Mammals

38. Inflammation in Marine Mammals

39. Capture and Anesthesia of Otariids in the Wild

40. Tissue Cyst-Forming Coccidia of Marine Mammals

41. Algal Bloom Toxicity in Marine Animals


42. Elephant Herpesviruses

43. Tuberculosis in Elephants

44. Neonatal Elephant Mortality

45. Working Elephant Health Care and Management


46. Camelinds are Not Ruminants

47. Uroliths and Gastro-Enteroliths

48. Congenital/Hereditary Defects in Camelidae

49. Hypocalcemia, Hypomagnesemia in Non-Domestic Ruminants

50. Diseases of Chamois

51. Gastro-Intestinal Nematodiasis in Hoofstock

52. Tuberculosis in Michigan Deer

53. Chronic Wasting Disease of Cervid Species

54. Heartwater (Ehrlichia Ruminantium)

55. The Nutrition of ?Browsers?

56. Side Effects of Etorphine and Carfentanil in Non-Domestic Hoofstock

57. Treatment of Chronic Renal Failure in Non-Domestic Felids