Works (15)

Updated: April 5th, 2024 08:13

2024 article

Osteosarcoma of the wing in a sulfur-crested cockatoo

Hastain, S. A., Mumm, L., Ozawa, S., Petritz, O., Gaudette, C., Troan, B. V., & Stowe, D. M. (2024, January 2). VETERINARY CLINICAL PATHOLOGY, Vol. 1.

By: S. Hastain n, L. Mumm n, S. Ozawa n, O. Petritz n, C. Gaudette n, B. Troan n, D. Stowe n

TL;DR: Support is provided for NBT/BCIP application in ALP-expressing tumors, a cytochemical stain that has been minimally investigated in avian species, and its cytologic and histologic features. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 16, 2024

2024 journal article

Retrospective Study of the Prevalence, Histopathology, Therapy, and Survival Time of Neoplastic Disease in Fish

ANIMALS, 14(3).

author keywords: cancer; neoplasia; fish; shark; sarcoma; carcionoma; zoo; aquarium; pathology; histopathology
TL;DR: Surgical excision of tumors in fish, when feasible for the patient and client, may improve patient outcomes, demonstrate that while information related to clinical therapy of cancer in fish species is lacking, surgical excision of tumors in fish may improve patient outcomes. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 5, 2024

2024 journal article

Testing Adaptive Therapy Protocols Using Gemcitabine and Capecitabine in a Preclinical Model of Endocrine-Resistant Breast Cancer

CANCERS, 16(2).

author keywords: adaptive therapy; endocrine-resistant MCF7 breast cancer; high-dose therapy; drug-resistant and drug-sensitive subclones
TL;DR: Adaptive therapy aims to overcome resistance and reduce toxicity by leveraging competitive interactions between drug-sensitive and drug-resistant subclones, prioritizing patient survival and quality of life instead of killing the maximum number of cancer cells. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: February 12, 2024

2023 journal article

Investigation of Potassium Chloride for Euthanasia of Anesthetized African Clawed Frogs (<i>Xenopus laevis</i>)

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE, 62(4), 362–369.

By: T. Olagbaju n, B. Troan n & J. Balko n

TL;DR: Return to MS-222 solution after KCl administration may be warranted to prevent unintended, premature anesthetic recovery prior to death of anesthetized African clawed frogs. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 27, 2023

2023 article

Retrospective analysis of histologic lesions in captive arachnids

Gaudette, C., LaDouceur, E. E. B., Troan, B. V., Whitehurst, N., Dombrowski, D. S., Lewbart, G. A., … Schreeg, M. E. (2023, April 10). VETERINARY PATHOLOGY, Vol. 4.

By: C. Gaudette n, E. LaDouceur, B. Troan n, N. Whitehurst n, D. Dombrowski*, G. Lewbart n, K. Linder n, K. Passingham n, L. Christian*, M. Schreeg n

author keywords: Araneae; arthropod; Heterometrus; histopathology; inflammation; invertebrate; scorpion; Scorpiones; tarantula
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 1, 2023

2023 article

Sudden death in a 5-year-old female African pancake tortoise (<i>Malacocherusus tornieri</i>)

Watanabe, T. T. N., Murillo, D. F. B., White, A., Talley, A., Minter, L. J., & Troan, B. V. (2023, December). JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, Vol. 261.

By: T. Watanabe n, D. Murillo*, A. White n, A. Talley*, L. Minter* & B. Troan n

author keywords: Entamoeba invadens; African pancake tortoise; Malacocherusus tornieri; amoebiasis; hepatitis
Source: Web Of Science
Added: February 19, 2024

2023 journal article

Vitamin A, Vitamin E, and Carotenoid Concentrations in Livers of Marine Toads (<i>Rhinella marina</i>)

JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGICAL AND BOTANICAL GARDENS, 4(1), 134–145.

By: H. Lee n, L. Minter n, T. Tollefson, F. Ridgley*, D. Smith*, K. Treiber*, H. Scott*, B. Troan n, K. Ange-van Heugten n

author keywords: amphibians; fat soluble vitamins; nutrition; carotenoids
TL;DR: The results from this study indicate that higher dietary vitamin A, vitamin E, and carotenoid content may be needed and/or the cricket gut loading and dusting techniques used to feed the amphibians food source insects may be inadequate. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 10, 2023

2022 journal article

A Multi-Institutional Collaboration to Understand Neoplasia, Treatment and Survival of Snakes

ANIMALS, 12(3).

By: E. Duke n, S. Harrison*, A. Moresco n, T. Trout*, B. Troan n, M. Garner, M. Smith n, S. Smith n, T. Harrison n

author keywords: Boidae; chemotherapy; Colubridae; neoplasia; oncology; surgery; prevalence; Viperida
TL;DR: The prevalence of tumors in 133 snakes, representing 65 different species, housed in six zoos and aquariums was calculated to provide data on a select population of snakes to help veterinarians gain greater understanding of cancer types and to treat cancer in these animals. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
14. Life Below Water (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 26, 2022

2022 review

Of Elephants and Other Mammals: A Comparative Review of Reproductive Tumors and Potential Impact on Conservation

[Review of ]. ANIMALS, 12(15).

By: L. Abegglen n, T. Harrison n, A. Moresco n, J. Fowles*, B. Troan n, W. Kiso, D. Schmitt*, A. Boddy n, J. Schiffman n

Contributors: L. Abegglen n, T. Harrison n, A. Moresco n, J. Fowles*, B. Troan n, W. Kiso, D. Schmitt*, A. Boddy n, J. Schiffman n

author keywords: Elephas maximus; Loxodonta africana; fertility; leiomyoma; neoplasia; prevention; treatment; uterine; fibroid; comparative oncology
TL;DR: Evidence suggests that reproductive tumors can negatively impact elephant conservation, and future studies that document reproductive outcomes, including the success of various treatment approaches in elephants with tumors will benefit conservation efforts. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 13, 2022

2021 article

Ductal Plate Malformations in Captive Snakes

Patania, O. M., Troan, B. V., & Cullen, J. M. (2021, May 3). VETERINARY PATHOLOGY.

By: O. Patania n, B. Troan n & J. Cullen n

author keywords: bile ducts; ductal plate malformation; immunohistochemistry; liver; polycystic liver disease; snake; von Meyenburg complex
MeSH headings : Animals; Bile Ducts; Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic; Cysts / veterinary; Liver Diseases / veterinary; Snakes
TL;DR: Histochemical and immunohistochemical staining, including Gomori’s trichome and pan-cytokeratin, respectively, were applied on select cases to confirm histologic features of ductal plate malformations in captive snakes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 14, 2021

2021 journal article

Migration and Histologic Effects of Visible Implant Elastomer (VIE) and Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) Tags in the Marine Toad (Rhinella marina)

Animals, 11(11), 3255.

By: M. Cabot n, B. Troan n, K. Ange-van Heugten n, R. Schnellbacher*, D. Smith*, F. Ridgley*, L. Minter n

author keywords: marine toad; passive integrated transponder (PIT); pathology; Rhinella marina; visible implant elastomer (VIE)
TL;DR: Evaluated for pathologic changes associated with passive integrated transponder (PIT) and visible implant elastomer (VIE) tags in the marine toad (Rhinella marina), it is recommended that the use of PIT tags over VIE tags for identification of adult anurans, when feasible, is recommended. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 17, 2022

2021 journal article

Retrospective Analysis of Cataract Formation and Nutritional Etiology in a Managed Collection of Parakeet Auklets (Aethia psittacula)

JOURNAL OF AVIAN MEDICINE AND SURGERY, 35(4), 390–401.

By: B. Phillips, E. Dierenfeld, R. English, B. Troan*, K. Reininger, D. Zombeck, R. DeVoe*, B. Wolfe*, M. Loomis*, L. Minter*

MeSH headings : Animals; Birds; Cataract / etiology; Cataract / veterinary; Charadriiformes; Retrospective Studies
TL;DR: The parakeet auklet is a piscivorous seabird with a natural diet of various invertebrate and teleost species, which is challenging to replicate in a managed collection, which was hypothesized to be related to inappropriate vitamin A and E levels. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: February 21, 2022

2020 journal article

Taxonomic Distribution of Neoplasia Among Non-Domestic Felid Species Under Managed Care

ANIMALS, 10(12).

By: A. Moresco n, K. Munoz, F. Gutierrez, L. Arias-Bernal*, E. Yarto-Jaramillo*, R. Teixeira*, J. Pena-Stadlin, B. Troan n

Contributors: A. Moresco n, K. Munoz, F. Gutierrez, L. Arias-Bernal*, E. Yarto-Jaramillo*, R. Teixeira*, J. Pena-Stadlin, B. Troan n

author keywords: cancer; jaguar; mammary carcinoma; Leopardus; Otocolobus; Panthera; Puma; Neofelis; seminoma; Sertoli cell tumor
TL;DR: It is found that jaguars, lions, tigers and leopards are at a much higher risk of developing cancer than small cats and routine medical exams in all nondomestic felids, but Panthera species in particular, should include thorough assessments of any clinical signs of neoplasia. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 19, 2021

2016 journal article

Amoebic meningoencephalitis and disseminated infection caused by Balamuthia mandrillaris in a Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 248(3), 315–321.

By: J. Gjeltema*, B. Troan*, A. Muehlenbachs, L. Liu, A. Da Silva, Y. Qvarnstrom, J. Tobias*, M. Loomis*, R. De Voe

MeSH headings : Amebiasis / parasitology; Amebiasis / veterinary; Animals; Ape Diseases / parasitology; Balamuthia mandrillaris / isolation & purification; Balamuthia mandrillaris / pathogenicity; Central Nervous System Protozoal Infections / parasitology; Central Nervous System Protozoal Infections / veterinary; Gorilla gorilla / parasitology; Male; Periodontal Abscess / complications; Periodontal Abscess / parasitology; Periodontal Abscess / veterinary; Tooth Root / parasitology; Tooth Root / pathology
TL;DR: A 22-year-old male gorilla housed in a zoo was evaluated for signs of lethargy, head-holding, and cervical stiffness followed by development of neurologic abnormalities including signs of depression, lip droop, and tremors, and was diagnosed with amoebic meningoencephalitis. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Malignant hypertension and retinopathy in a western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PRIMATOLOGY, 43(4), 276–279.

By: J. Niemuth n, R. De Voe n, S. Jennings n, M. Loomis n & B. Troan n

author keywords: arteriosclerosis; hypertensive encephalopathy; necrotizing arteriolitis; retinal detachment
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Zoo; Eye / pathology; Female; Gorilla gorilla; Hypertension, Malignant / pathology; Hypertension, Malignant / veterinary; Hypertensive Retinopathy / pathology; Hypertensive Retinopathy / veterinary
TL;DR: A 34‐year‐old western lowland gorilla presented with peracute blindness and died at the age of 34 after suffering from multiple organ failure. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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