Works (64)

Updated: May 16th, 2024 05:00

2024 journal article

Calculation of body surface area of corn snakes (<i>Pantherophis guttatus</i>) utilizing computed tomography

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH, 85(2).

By: D. Hinkle n, N. Nelson n, E. Duke n & T. Harrison n

author keywords: body surface area; snake; corn snake; computed tomography; Pantherophis guttatus
TL;DR: The body surface area formula developed for corn snakes will allow for improved dosing accuracy for medications with low therapeutic safety margins and additional pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies are necessary to determine the safety and efficacy of individual medications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 26, 2024

2024 journal article

Evaluation of Neoplasia, Treatments, and Survival in Lizard Species

Animals.

By: F. Willig n, F. Torpy n, S. Harrison*, E. Duke n, B. Troan n, A. Boddy n, L. Abegglen n, T. Harrison n

Source: ORCID
Added: May 15, 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: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 5, 2024

2023 journal article

Defining a species-specific K constant in American Bullfrogs<i> (Lithobates</i><i> catesbeianus)</i> through use of computed tomography

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH, 84(11).

By: J. Calcagno n, N. Nelson n, E. Duke n & T. Harrison n

author keywords: body surface area; amphibian; bullfrog; K constant; Lithobates catesbeianus
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 2, 2024

2023 journal article

Evaluation of lidocaine for brachial plexus blockade in eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina)

VETERINARY ANAESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 50(1), 98–101.

By: A. Mones n, S. Santangelo n, M. Gorges n, G. Lewbart n, M. Gerard n & T. Harrison n

author keywords: brachial plexus block; eastern box turtle; lido-caine; local anesthesia
TL;DR: The technique was unreliable in producing brachial plexus motor and sensory blockade at the lidocaine doses evaluated in this study, and general anesthesia with systemic analgesia is recommended for surgical procedures involving the chelonian thoracic limb. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 31, 2023

2023 journal article

HYPERKALEMIA IN FOUR ANESTHETIZED RED WOLVES (CANIS RUFUS)

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 54(2), 387–393.

By: C. Keeney, M. Gorges, M. Gremling*, S. Chinnadurai* & T. Harrison*

TL;DR: Serial blood gases, with electrolyte measurements, are recommended during anesthesia of red wolves, particularly when anesthetic time may be prolonged or the patient suffers from hyperthermia, as Terbutaline appears to be a successful treatment should hyperkalemia arise. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Is chimerism associated with cancer across the tree of life?

PLOS ONE, 18(6).

By: S. Kapsetaki*, A. Fortunato*, Z. Compton*, S. Rupp*, Z. Nour*, S. Riggs-Davis*, D. Stephenson*, E. Duke n ...

TL;DR: It is found that taxa with higher levels of chimerism have higher tumour invasiveness, though there was no association between malignancy or neoplasia and chimerist among mammals, suggesting that there may be an important biological relationship between chimerisms and susceptibility to tissue invasion by cancerous cells. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Population pharmacokinetics of single dose oral pimobendan in the ferret (Mustela putorius furo)

JOURNAL OF EXOTIC PET MEDICINE, 48, 1–5.

By: M. Cabot n, M. Papich n, T. Harrison n, A. Thomson n, T. Defrancesco n & S. Ozawa n

author keywords: Ferret; Pimobendan; Pharmacokinetic; Mustela putorius furo; O-desmethylpimobendan; Heart failure
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 29, 2024

2023 article

Severe bronchiectasis resulting from chronic bacterial bronchitis and bronchopneumonia in a jungle cat

Kang, D., Womble, M., Cullen, J. M., Harrison, T. M., Premanandan, C., & Schreeg, M. E. (2023, November 28). JOURNAL OF VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC INVESTIGATION, Vol. 11.

By: D. Kang*, M. Womble n, J. Cullen n, T. Harrison n, C. Premanandan* & M. Schreeg n

author keywords: Escherichia coli; exotic animal; Felidae; lung; Proteus; respiratory disease; zoo animal
TL;DR: Chronic bronchitis and bronchopneumonia should be considered as a cause of bronchiectasis and a differential diagnosis for respiratory disease in non-domestic felids. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2023

2023 journal article

The Effects of Photobiomodulation Therapy on the Healing of Eastern Box Turtle (<i>Terrapene carolina</i>) Shells

JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGICAL AND BOTANICAL GARDENS, 4(3), 578–586.

By: A. Souza n, C. Masterson n & T. Harrison n

author keywords: photobiomodulation; cold laser; eastern box turtle; Terrapene carolina; computed tomography; shell fracture
TL;DR: A quantifiable unit, Hounsfield units (bone density measurement), in computed tomography (CT) found that the photobiomodulation group had a significantly decreased width of the fracture site between pre-treatment and post-treatment measurements, showing that photobiOModulation could be a relatively easy and effective treatment to promote healing of fractured turtle shells. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 29, 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: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 26, 2022

2022 review

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine in Zoological and Exotic Animal Medicine: A Review and Introduction of Methods

[Review of ]. VETERINARY SCIENCES, 9(2).

By: T. Harrison n & S. Churgin

author keywords: acupuncture; zoo animal; exotic animal; non-domestic animal; electroacupuncture; aquapuncture
TL;DR: The following paper presents a summary of the types of non-domestic animals treated, for which conditions, and how these methods are commonly used. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 15, 2022

2022 journal article

EVALUATION OF PROGNOSTIC INDICATORS FOR INJURED TURTLES PRESENTING TO A WILDLIFE CLINIC

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 53(1), 209–213.

By: T. Gregory*, C. Hubbard, E. Schlake*, D. Mejia*, K. Passingham*, G. Lewbart*, T. Harrison*

MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Wild; Ecosystem; Humans; Male; Prognosis; Reptiles; Turtles / physiology
TL;DR: Hyperlactatemia, an increased lactate over 24 h when the initial lactate concentration was greater than 5 mM/L, and anemia were determined to be significant prognostic indicators of mortality for all turtles, and hypoglycemia was a significant prognosis indicator for male turtles (P < 0.05). (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, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 8, 2022

2022 journal article

Effects of gender on income and family planning for diplomates of the American College of Zoological Medicine

JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 260(2), 251–256.

By: T. Harrison n, S. Morello*, K. Royal n, O. Petritz n & A. Snyder n

TL;DR: Differences in family planning and perceptions of the impact of having children on their careers did exist, and substantial differences in income between female and male ACZM diplomates were not identified. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 7, 2022

2022 journal article

Euthanasia Complications in Non-Domestic Species

Journal of Zoological and Botanical Gardens.

By: C. Keeney n & T. Harrison n

TL;DR: Complications that can occur during the euthanasia of non-domestic species, including alternative euthanasia techniques, principal-based euthanasia, and mental health implications are reported. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: November 20, 2022

2022 journal article

Exome sequencing of hepatocellular carcinoma in lemurs identifies potential cancer drivers A pilot study

EVOLUTION MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 10(1), 221–230.

By: E. Gunady*, K. Ware*, S. Plumlee*, N. Devos*, D. Corcoran*, J. Prinz*, H. Misetic*, F. Ciccarelli* ...

author keywords: liver cancer; mutation; prosimians; non-human primates; TP53; ARID1A; CTNNB1
TL;DR: This pilot study suggests that human exome capture reagents are a promising tool for genomic studies of cancer in lemurs and other non-human primates. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 23, 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: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 13, 2022

2022 article

Outbreak in African lions of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection, with aberrant bacterial morphology

Womble, M., Cabot, M. L., Harrison, T., & Watanabe, T. T. N. (2022, January 17). JOURNAL OF VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC INVESTIGATION, Vol. 1.

By: M. Womble n, M. Cabot n, T. Harrison n & T. Watanabe n

author keywords: atypical bacteria; Felidae; lions; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; yersiniosis
MeSH headings : Animals; Disease Outbreaks / veterinary; Female; Lions; Male; Spleen / pathology; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infections / epidemiology; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infections / microbiology; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infections / veterinary
TL;DR: Histologic examination identified lytic, necrosuppurative foci in the liver, spleen, lungs, and kidney, with abundant intralesional gram-negative coccobacilli in the male lion and similar findings were seen in the female lion. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 7, 2022

2022 journal article

YERSINIA PSEUDOTUBERCULOSIS INFECTION IN LIONS (PANTHERA LEO) AT A ZOOLOGICAL PARK

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 53(3), 593–599.

By: M. Cabot*, T. Watanabe, M. Womble* & T. Harrison*

MeSH headings : Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination; Animals; Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use; Cefazolin; Enrofloxacin; Female; Lions; Male; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
TL;DR: Postmortem examination, microscopic evaluation, and bacterial culture of the liver from both deceased lions confirmed systemic Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection, andceptibility testing revealed resistance to amoxicillin–clavulanic acid and cefazolin. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 14, 2022

2021 journal article

BREEDING AND NEONATAL REARING PRACTICES AND CHALLENGES IN LESSER HEDGEHOG TENRECS (ECHINOPS TELFAIRI) IN NORTH AMERICAN ZOOS

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 52(1), 315–319.

By: E. Houck* & T. Harrison*

MeSH headings : Animal Husbandry; Animals; Animals, Newborn / physiology; Animals, Zoo; Eulipotyphla / physiology; Female; Pregnancy
TL;DR: A maternal complication rate of 26% and maternal mortality rate of 5% highlights the importance of veterinary care in periparturient dams, especially for detection and treatment of dystocia, and provides guidance to zoological institutions breeding lesser hedgehog tenrecs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 24, 2021

2021 journal article

Case Report: Pulmonary Conidiobolomycosis in a Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pig

FRONTIERS IN VETERINARY SCIENCE, 8.

By: B. Rasche n, S. Tucker n, K. Linder n, T. Harrison n & T. Negrao Watanabe n

author keywords: Conidiobolus spp; entomophthoromycosis; pneumonia; domestic animal; pig
TL;DR: Pan-fungal PCR and sequencing performed on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded lung tissue identified Conidiobolus spp. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 10, 2022

2021 journal article

Comparison of body temperature using digital, infrared, and tympanic thermometry in healthy ferrets (Mustela putorius furo)

JOURNAL OF EXOTIC PET MEDICINE, 36, 16–21.

By: C. Keeney n, C. Hung n & T. Harrison n

author keywords: Ferret; Thermometer; Rectal; Tympanic thermometer; Temperature
TL;DR: Following further validating studies on hypothermic and hyperthermic contexts of usage, this less invasive approach may be a useful method for temperature measurement in clinical settings to reduce stress of the patient and increase efficiency without sacrificing accuracy. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 3, 2021

2021 journal article

Feasibility of a blind perineural injection technique for brachial plexus blockade in eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina): a cadaver study

VETERINARY ANAESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 48(5), 789–797.

By: A. Mones n, M. Gorges n, S. Santangelo n, G. Lewbart n, T. Harrison n & M. Gerard n

author keywords: brachial plexus; brachial plexus block; eastern box turtle; local anesthesia; methylene blue
MeSH headings : Animals; Brachial Plexus Block / veterinary; Cadaver; Feasibility Studies; Prospective Studies; Turtles; Ultrasonography, Interventional / veterinary
TL;DR: A blind perineural injection technique for brachial plexus blockade and the distribution of three volumes of new methylene blue dye for injection in cadavers are developed and evaluated to evaluate its application and efficacy in live turtles. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 20, 2021

2020 journal article

Biochemical Effects of Routine Gonadectomy on Blood of Domestic Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo)

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE, 59(5), 567–574.

By: M. Whitehead n, O. Petritz n, M. Doerr n, M. Stoskopf n & T. Harrison n

MeSH headings : Animals; Castration; Female; Ferrets / blood; Ferrets / metabolism; Male
TL;DR: It is indicated that 1H-NMR spectroscopy of whole blood provides insight into metabolic perturbations in domestic ferrets undergoing surgery that are not detected in routine clinical chemistry panels. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 5, 2020

2020 review

Comparative Oncology: New Insights into an Ancient Disease

[Review of ]. ISCIENCE, 23(8).

By: A. Boddy*, T. Harrison n & L. Abegglen*

TL;DR: An overview for why cancer persists across the tree of life is provided and current data on cancer in mammals, reptiles, and birds is summarized in comparison with commonly reported human cancers. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 21, 2020

2020 journal article

PREVALENCE OF THE ABCB1-1 Delta GENE IN NONDOMESTIC SPECIES OF THE CANIDAE FAMILY

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 51(4), 1007–1011.

By: E. Stafford*, T. Harrison*, A. Kortum* & K. Mealey

MeSH headings : ATP Binding Cassette Transporter, Subfamily B, Member 1 / genetics; Animals; Animals, Zoo; Canidae / genetics; Mutation
TL;DR: Evaluating Canidae species ABCB1-1Δ gene mutation status allows for safe and effective therapeutic treatment of nondomestic animals, ensuring any anticipated adverse drug events are prevented. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 8, 2021

2019 journal article

DIFFERENTIATING ENTEROPATHY-ASSOCIATED T-CELL LYMPHOMA TYPE 2 FROM INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE IN A SNOW LEOPARD (UNCIA UNCIA)

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 50(2), 474–477.

By: J. Schlanser*, T. Harrison*, A. Wise & M. Kiupel

author keywords: Lymphoma; snow leopard; T-cell clonality; Uncia uncia; veterinary
MeSH headings : Animals; Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating / therapeutic use; Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal / therapeutic use; Chlorambucil / therapeutic use; Enteropathy-Associated T-Cell Lymphoma / diagnosis; Enteropathy-Associated T-Cell Lymphoma / drug therapy; Enteropathy-Associated T-Cell Lymphoma / pathology; Enteropathy-Associated T-Cell Lymphoma / veterinary; Felidae; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / diagnosis; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / veterinary; Male; Prednisolone / therapeutic use; Vitamin B 12 / administration & dosage; Vitamin B 12 / therapeutic use; Vitamin B Complex / therapeutic use
TL;DR: Homology in the nucleotide sequence between U. uncia and the domestic cat indicates that feline PARR testing for TCRG may be diagnostic in snow leopards, and a final diagnosis of enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma, small cell type, was made. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 8, 2019

2018 journal article

EVALUATION OF ACUPUNCTURE POINTS GOVERNING VESSELS 1 AND 26 ON ANESTHETIC RECOVERY OF EASTERN BOX TURTLES (TERRAPENE CAROLINA CAROLINA)

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 49(4), 870–874.

By: A. Cerreta, M. Walker & T. Harrison

author keywords: Acupuncture; anesthesia; eastern box turtle; GV-1; GV-26; Terrapene carolina carolina
MeSH headings : Abscess / veterinary; Acupuncture Points; Anesthesia Recovery Period; Anesthesia, Inhalation / veterinary; Anesthetics, Inhalation / administration & dosage; Animals; Electroacupuncture / veterinary; Female; Male; North Carolina; Turtles
TL;DR: The use of either GV-1 and Gv-26 acupuncture or GV -1 andGV-26 electroacupuncture produces significant reductions in anesthetic recovery time in EBTs that have received injectable anesthetics. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
14. Life Below Water (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2019

2018 journal article

Microbial integrity of preservative-free alfaxalone in a multiple-use system for two storage conditions and three handling techniques

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH, 79(7), 704–710.

By: M. Whitehead*, C. Vanetten*, M. Jacob* & T. Harrison*

MeSH headings : Anesthetics / administration & dosage; Animals; Colony Count, Microbial; Drug Contamination; Drug Packaging; Drug Storage; North Carolina; Pregnanediones / administration & dosage; Quality Control; Refrigeration; Sterilization; Temperature; Time Factors; United States; United States Food and Drug Administration; Universities
TL;DR: Alfaxalone is supported for 7 days when refrigerated and handled with a single puncture of the stopper by use of a protected port (closed system transfer device or nonclosed dispensing pin) and would appear to be a practical alternative for an injectable anesthetic. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

EVALUATION OF HUSBANDRY AND MORTALITY IN LESSER HEDGEHOG TENRECS (ECHINOPS TELFAIRI)

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 48(2), 440–445.

By: T. Harrison* & S. Harrison

author keywords: Husbandry; mortality; neoplasia; tenrec; zoo
MeSH headings : Aging; Animal Husbandry / methods; Animal Husbandry / standards; Animals; Animals, Zoo; Cause of Death; Eulipotyphla / physiology; Female; Male; Mortality; Neoplasms / veterinary
TL;DR: Tenrecs are common to many AZA institutions as both educational and exhibit animals, and this study provides a helpful reference for expected health problems and highlights the need for future investments into medical diagnosis and treatment for these animals. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

OBSTETRICAL AND POSTPARTUM COMPLICATIONS IN LESSER MADAGASCAR HEDGEHOG TENRECS (ECHINOPS TELFAIRI): FOUR CASES

JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE, 48(2), 446–452.

By: K. Thompson*, D. Agnew, S. Nofs* & T. Harrison n

author keywords: Dystocia; Echinops telfairi; obstetrics; ovariohysterectomy; reproduction; tenrec
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Newborn; Dystocia / veterinary; Eulipotyphla / physiology; Female; Maternal Behavior; Postpartum Period; Pregnancy; Pregnancy Complications / therapy; Pregnancy Complications / veterinary
TL;DR: The four cases described in this report overall help to disseminate options and outcomes for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of obstetric and postpartum complications in this small, secretive, nondomestic species. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

PARATHYROID HORMONE, IONIZED CALCIUM, AND 25-HYDROXYVITAMIN D CONCENTRATIONS IN THE DOMESTIC FERRET (MUSTELA PUTORIUS FURO)

JOURNAL OF EXOTIC PET MEDICINE, 26(4), 294–299.

By: S. Cannizzo n, M. Rick*, T. Harrison n & C. Harms n

author keywords: ferret; mustelid; parathyroid hormone; ionized calcium; 25-hydroxyvitamin D
TL;DR: Results may provide a baseline for clinicians evaluating ferrets for disorders of calcium homeostasis, parathyroid glands, and paraneoplastic syndromes, as none of these assays have been validated for use in ferrets. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Principles and Applications of Medical Oncology in Exotic Animals

Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 20(1), 209–234.

By: T. Harrison n & B. Kitchell*

MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Exotic; Humans; Medical Oncology / methods; Neoplasms / diagnosis; Neoplasms / drug therapy; Neoplasms / veterinary; Veterinary Medicine / methods
TL;DR: Evaluating which medications have been used thus far for treatment protocols in zoologic and exotic animal species finds that there is a need for extended research. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 16, 2019

2017 chapter

Zoological Applications of Laser Therapy

In R. J. Riegel & J. C. Godbold Jr (Eds.), Laser therapy in Veterinary Medicine: Photobiomodulation (pp. 320–333).

By: L. Dadone & T. Harrison

Ed(s): R. Riegel & J. Godbold

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 20, 2020

2016 chapter

Anemia in Fish

In G. A. Lewbart (Ed.), Ornamental Fishes and Aquatic Invertebrates : Self-Assessment Color Review (2nd ed.). CRC Press.

By: T. Harrison

Ed(s): G. Lewbart

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 20, 2020

2016 chapter

How to Ship Fish

In G. A. Lewbart (Ed.), Self Assessment Colour Reviews in Veterinary Medicine.

By: T. Harrison

Ed(s): G. Lewbart

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2019

2016 journal article

Intralesional bleomycin to treat oral squamous cell carcinoma in a greater hedgehog tenrec (Setifer setosus)

Veterinary Record Case Reports, 4(1).

By: S. Brady*, T. Harrison n, C. Rodriguez*, A. Johnson* & R. Wack*

TL;DR: This is the first description of squamous cell carcinoma in a greater hedgehog tenrec and the first reported use of intralesional bleomycin in this species. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 29, 2019

2016 journal article

Retrospective analysis of 3 large nonhuman primate colonies and the incidence and treatment of retained placenta

Comparative Medicine, 66(2), 1–7.

By: C. Bauer & T. Harrison

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 8, 2019

2016 journal article

Retrospective analysis of the incidence of retained placenta in 3 large colonies of NHP

Comparative Medicine, 66(2), 143–149.

By: C. Bauer & T. Harrison

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Technique for venipuncture of the facial vein in black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)

Zoo Biology, 35(6), 579–573.

By: J. Schlanser*, G. Bohart*, D. Paperd*, C. Wagner*, M. Marquardt* & T. Harrison n

author keywords: Diceros bicornis; transverse facial vein; black rhinoceros; venipuncture
MeSH headings : Animals; Conditioning, Operant; Face / blood supply; Male; Perissodactyla; Phlebotomy / standards; Phlebotomy / veterinary; Veins; Veterinary Medicine / methods
TL;DR: A technique to facilitate obtaining blood samples from a black rhinoceros diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy and used standard operant conditioning protocols to train the animal for desensitization to a needle puncture in the facial vein. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Treatment of Renal Carcinoma in a Binturong (Arctictis Binturong) with Nephrectomy and a Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 47(4), 1109–1113.

By: K. Thompson, J. Patterson, S. Fitzgerald, D. Needle & T. Harrison*

author keywords: Arctictis binturong; binturong; nephrectomy; renal adenocarcinoma; toceranib phosphate; tyrosinekinase inhibitor
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Zoo; Carcinoma, Renal Cell / diagnosis; Carcinoma, Renal Cell / pathology; Carcinoma, Renal Cell / surgery; Carcinoma, Renal Cell / veterinary; Carnivora; Female; Indoles / therapeutic use; Kidney Neoplasms / drug therapy; Kidney Neoplasms / pathology; Kidney Neoplasms / surgery; Kidney Neoplasms / veterinary; Lung Neoplasms / secondary; Lung Neoplasms / veterinary; Pyrroles / therapeutic use
TL;DR: It is suggested that there may be a hereditary component to development of renal neoplasia in binturongs with a poor prognosis and Renal carcinoma should be considered an aggressive neoplastic in bintsong with apoor prognosis. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 16, 2019

2014 journal article

Diet is a major factor governing the fecal butyrate-producing community structure across Mammalia, Aves and Reptilia

The ISME Journal, 9(4), 832–843.

By: M. Vital*, J. Gao*, M. Rizzo*, T. Harrison* & J. Tiedje*

MeSH headings : Animals; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Bacteria / metabolism; Bacterial Proteins / genetics; Bacterial Proteins / metabolism; Biodiversity; Birds / metabolism; Birds / microbiology; Butyrates / metabolism; Coenzyme A-Transferases / genetics; Coenzyme A-Transferases / metabolism; Diet; Feces / microbiology; Humans; Mammals / metabolism; Mammals / microbiology; Phosphotransferases (Carboxyl Group Acceptor) / genetics; Phosphotransferases (Carboxyl Group Acceptor) / metabolism; Phylogeny; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Reptiles / metabolism; Reptiles / microbiology
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that butyrate producers are abundant across vertebrates exhibiting great functional redundancy and that diet is the primary determinant governing the composition of thebutyrate-producing guild. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 24, 2020

2014 journal article

Fecal endocrine monitoring of reproduction in female snow leopards (Uncia uncia)

Theriogenology, 82(1), 17–26.

By: J. Reichert-Stewart, R. Santymire*, D. Armstrong*, T. Harrison* & J. Herrick*

author keywords: Enzyme immunoassay; Estrous cycle; Fecal monitoring; Pregnancy; Snow leopard
MeSH headings : Animals; Endangered Species; Estrogens / metabolism; Estrous Cycle / metabolism; Feces / chemistry; Felidae / metabolism; Felidae / physiology; Female; Immunoenzyme Techniques; Ovary / metabolism; Ovulation; Pregnancy; Progesterone / metabolism; Pseudopregnancy / metabolism; Reproduction; Seasons
TL;DR: The results of this study provide a comprehensive characterization of reproductive endocrinology in snow leopards, and confirm that fecal hormone monitoring is an effective way to monitor female snowLeopards throughout the breeding season. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2014 journal article

Gastric Dilitation-Volvulus in a Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens)

Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 76(6), 901–903.

By: J. Schlanser*, D. Agnew*, D. Paperd* & T. Harrison*

author keywords: Ailurus fulgens; gastric dilitation-volvulus; Red Panda; torsion
MeSH headings : Ailuridae; Animals; Animals, Zoo; Fatal Outcome; Gastric Dilatation / pathology; Gastric Dilatation / surgery; Gastric Dilatation / veterinary; Male; Stomach Volvulus / pathology; Stomach Volvulus / surgery; Stomach Volvulus / veterinary
TL;DR: The case of a 10-year-old male red panda presented acutely with symptoms of shock due to acute abdominal distress and respiratory compromise and died intra-operatively, suggesting that red pandas can be susceptible to this condition in captive settings. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2014 journal article

Humoral response to calicivirus in captive tigers given a dual-strain vaccine

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 45(1), 23–28.

By: T. Harrison*, S. Harrison, J. Sikarskie & D. Armstrong

author keywords: Feline calicivirus; tiger; vaccine
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Zoo; Caliciviridae Infections / prevention & control; Caliciviridae Infections / veterinary; Calicivirus, Feline / classification; Calicivirus, Feline / immunology; Female; Immunization Schedule; Male; Tigers; Viral Vaccines / administration & dosage; Viral Vaccines / immunology
TL;DR: Investigating the humoral response to a new dual-strain, killed-virus calicivirus vaccine for nine captive tigers found serum neutralization titers for virulent feline calicvirus strain FCV-DD1 were higher following dual-Strain vaccine administration. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 6, 2019

2014 journal article

Intestinal butyrate-producing community structure is governed by diet across the classes of Mammalia, Aves and Reptilia

ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology, 179.

By: M. Vital, J. Gao, M. Rizzo, T. Harrison & J. Tiedje

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 9, 2019

2013 chapter

Canine parvovirus

In K. C. Gamble & M. M. Clancy (Eds.), Infectious Diseases of Concern to Captive and Free Ranging Animals in North America (2nd ed.). Yulee, Florida: Infectious Disease Committee, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians.

By: T. Harrison

Ed(s): K. Gamble & M. Clancy

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 20, 2020

2012 journal article

Disseminated pheochromocytoma in a North American river otter (Lontra canadensis)

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 43(2), 407–411.

By: J. Schlanser, J. Patterson, M. Kiupel, C. Hencken, J. Sikarskie & T. Harrison*

author keywords: Otter; Lontra canadensis; pheochromocytoma; adrenal; veterinary
MeSH headings : Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / pathology; Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / veterinary; Animals; Central Nervous System Neoplasms / secondary; Central Nervous System Neoplasms / veterinary; Liver Neoplasms / secondary; Liver Neoplasms / veterinary; Lung Neoplasms / secondary; Lung Neoplasms / veterinary; Male; Muscle Neoplasms / secondary; Muscle Neoplasms / veterinary; Otters; Pancreatic Neoplasms / secondary; Pancreatic Neoplasms / veterinary; Pheochromocytoma / pathology; Pheochromocytoma / veterinary; Splenic Neoplasms / secondary; Splenic Neoplasms / veterinary
TL;DR: A 21-yr-old male North American river otter with a chronic history of degenerative osteoarthritis was evaluated for acute posterior paralysis and euthanatized, finding metastasis of the pheochromocytoma might have contributed to the observed clinical signs. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 6, 2019

2011 chapter

Feline calicivirus.

In J. E. Napier & K. C. Gamble (Eds.), Infectious diseases of concern to captive and free ranging animals in North America (1st ed., p. 374). Yulee, FL: American Association of Zoo Veterinarians.

By: T. Harrison

Ed(s): J. Napier & K. Gamble

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 9, 2019

2011 journal article

Pancreatic Atrophy Due to Zinc Toxicosis in Two African Ostriches (Struthio camelus)

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 42(2), 304–308.

By: V. Carreira, B. Gadsden, T. Harrison*, W. Braselton & S. Fitzgerald

author keywords: African ostrich; pancreatic atrophy; tubular complexes; Struthio camelus; zinc toxicosis
MeSH headings : Animals; Atrophy / chemically induced; Atrophy / pathology; Atrophy / veterinary; Bird Diseases / chemically induced; Bird Diseases / pathology; Female; Male; Pancreas / pathology; Pancreatic Diseases / chemically induced; Pancreatic Diseases / pathology; Pancreatic Diseases / veterinary; Struthioniformes; Zinc / toxicity
TL;DR: Two of three captive adult African ostriches exhibited inappetance and weakness and were euthanized because of lack of clinical improvement, while the third ostrich had normal serum levels of zinc and continues without apparent disease. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2011 journal article

Resource selection by the eastern massasauga rattlesnake on managed land in southwestern Michigan

The Journal of Wildlife Management, 76(2), 414–421.

By: R. Bailey*, H. Campa*, K. Bissell* & T. Harrison*

author keywords: eastern massasauga rattlesnake; habitat management; resource selection; Sistrurus catenatus catenatus
TL;DR: This work quantified second-order resource selection using compositional analysis, and modeled the effect of habitat management efforts on vegetation using 4 structural variables to provide early and mid successional habitat with structure similar to that selected by snakes in Michigan. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 8, 2020

2011 journal article

Surgical Amputation of a Digit and Vacuum-Assisted-Closure (V.A.C.) Management in a Case of Osteomyelitis and Wound Care in an Eastern Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis michaeli)

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 42(2), 317–321.

By: T. Harrison*, B. Stanley, J. Sikarskie, G. Bohart, N. Ames, J. Tomlian*, M. Marquardt*, A. Marcum* ...

author keywords: Amputation; black rhinoceros; Diceros bicornis michaeli; MRSA; methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus; osteomyelitis; vacuum-assisted closure; VAC
MeSH headings : Amputation, Surgical / veterinary; Animals; Female; Hindlimb / surgery; Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy / veterinary; Osteomyelitis / surgery; Osteomyelitis / veterinary; Perissodactyla / surgery; Streptococcal Infections / surgery; Streptococcal Infections / veterinary; Toes / surgery; Wound Healing
TL;DR: The use of negative-pressure wound therapy appeared to shorten time to resolution of slow-healing wounds in black rhinoceros, and expedited the formation of healthy granulation tissue and overall healing was accelerated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2011 journal article

Survival of Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) in Michigan

Herpetologica, 67(2), 167–173.

By: R. Bailey*, H. Campa*, T. Harrison* & K. Bissell*

author keywords: Mayfield method; Michigan; Mortality; Rattlesnake; Sistrurus catenatus catenatus; Survival
TL;DR: It is suggested that adult S. c. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2010 journal article

Malignant Lymphoma in African Lions (Panthera Leo)

Veterinary Pathology, 47(5), 952–957.

By: T. Harrison*, C. McKnight*, J. Sikarskie*, B. Kitchell*, M. Garner, J. Raymond, S. Fitzgerald*, V. Valli* ...

author keywords: malignant lymphoma; T cell; B cell; lion; feline; feline leukemia virus; feline immunodeficiency virus
MeSH headings : Animals; Female; Immunohistochemistry / veterinary; Lions; Lymphoma / pathology; Lymphoma / veterinary; Lymphoma, B-Cell / pathology; Lymphoma, B-Cell / veterinary; Lymphoma, T-Cell / pathology; Lymphoma, T-Cell / veterinary; Male
TL;DR: Neither FeLV nor FIV, important causes of malignant lymphoma in domestic cats, seems to be significant in the pathogenesis of mal cancers in African lions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2010 journal article

Surveillance of Rabies Prevalence and Bite Protocols in Captive Mammals in American Zoos

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 41(3), 474–479.

By: J. Zelepsky* & T. Harrison*

author keywords: Bites; rabies protocol; rabies; wildlife; zoo
MeSH headings : Accidents, Occupational; Animals; Animals, Wild; Animals, Zoo; Bites and Stings; Data Collection; Humans; Mammals; Rabies / epidemiology; Rabies / prevention & control; Rabies Vaccines / immunology; Surveys and Questionnaires; United States / epidemiology; Zoonoses
TL;DR: The results demonstrate the need for a standardized protocol following a bite incident, including cooperation with the local health department, as necessary, and demonstrate that mammalian bites occur commonly. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2010 journal article

Treatment of an Amelanotic Melanoma Using Radiation Therapy in a Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec (Echinops telfairi)

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 41(1), 152–157.

By: T. Harrison*, P. Dominguez, K. Hanzlik, J. Sikarskie, D. Agnew, I. Bergin, S. Fitzgerald, B. Kitchell, E. McNiel

author keywords: Insectivore; melanoma; radiation therapy; sarcoma; tenrec
MeSH headings : Animals; Eulipotyphla; Fatal Outcome; Male; Melanoma, Amelanotic / radiotherapy; Melanoma, Amelanotic / surgery; Melanoma, Amelanotic / veterinary; Radiotherapy / adverse effects; Radiotherapy / veterinary
TL;DR: On necropsy, a small mass and granulation tissue were found at the site of the initial neoplasm, indicating good regional control of the tumor; however, extensive metastases to the spleen and liver were present, suggesting metastatic amelanotic melanoma. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2008 journal article

The influence of reproductive status on thermal ecology and vegetation use of female Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) in southwestern lower Michigan

Herpetological Review.

By: M. Foster, K. Bissell, H. Campa & T. Harrison

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: September 9, 2019

2008 journal article

Use of positive reinforcement conditioning to monitor pregnancy in an unanesthetized snow leopard (Uncia uncia) via transabdominal ultrasound

Zoo Biology, 27(1), 78–85.

By: J. Broder*, A. MacFadden*, L. Cosens*, D. Rosenstein* & T. Harrison*

author keywords: desensitization; fetal development; operant conditioning; pregnancy detection; primiparous
TL;DR: This project documents the feasibility of detecting pregnancy and monitoring fetal development via ultrasound and eliminates components of psychologic and physiologic stress associated with sedation in an unanesthetized snow leopard. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2007 journal article

Calicivirus epidemic in captive exotic felids

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 38(2), 292–299.

By: T. Harrison*, J. Sikarskie, J. Kruger, A. Wise, T. Mullaney, M. Kiupel, R. Maes

author keywords: African lion; Amur tiger; captive felid; feline calicivirus; systemic calicivirus
TL;DR: D detection of FCV RNA in oral secretions by a real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assay (RRT-PCR) confirmed FCV infection in the tiger cubs and one lion and a male lion and two tiger cub died during the disease outbreak. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 6, 2019

2007 journal article

Toxoplasma Gondii in an African Crested Porcupine (Hystrix Cristata)

Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 19(2), 191–194.

By: T. Harrison*, J. Moorman*, S. Bolin*, N. Grosjean*, A. Lim* & S. Fitzgerald*

author keywords: crested porcupine; encephalitis; Hystrix cristata; protozoa; Toxoplasina gondii
MeSH headings : Animals; Autopsy / veterinary; Brain / parasitology; Brain / pathology; DNA Primers; Female; Male; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Porcupines / microbiology; Toxoplasma / genetics; Toxoplasma / isolation & purification; Toxoplasmosis, Animal / diagnosis; Toxoplasmosis, Animal / pathology; Toxoplasmosis, Animal / transmission
TL;DR: Histopathology of brain tissue revealed the presence of protozoal cysts associated with inflammation as the underlying cause of clinical signs and death in an adult female crested porcupine found dead in her holding area 2 days after initially exhibiting clinical signs. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 27, 2019

2007 journal article

Treatment of malignant lymphoma in an African lion (Panthera Leo)

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 38(2), 333–336.

By: T. Harrison, J. Sikarskie, B. Kitchell, D. Rosenstein, H. Flaherty, S. Fitzgerald, M. Kiupel

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 6, 2019

2006 journal article

Enrofloxacin induced retinopathy in a guanaco (Lama guanicoe)

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 37(4), 545–548.

By: T. Harrison*, R. Dubielzig, T. Harrison & M. McClean

author keywords: enrofloxacin; guanaco; Lama guanicoe; retinal atrophy; toxic retinopathy
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Wild; Anti-Bacterial Agents / adverse effects; Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use; Camelids, New World; Enrofloxacin; Fluoroquinolones / adverse effects; Fluoroquinolones / therapeutic use; Male; Retinal Degeneration / chemically induced; Retinal Degeneration / veterinary
TL;DR: There was outer retinal atrophy that was most severe in the central retina with localized foci of complete retinalatrophy; lesions were similar to those observed in enrofloxacin retinal toxicity in cats. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 6, 2019

2006 journal article

Surveillance for selected bacterial and toxicologic contaminants in donated carcass meat fed to carnivores.

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 37(2), 102–107.

By: T. Harrison*, S. Harrison, W. Rumbeiha, J. Sikarskie & M. McClean

author keywords: carcass feeding; carnivore; diet; Escherichia coli O157 : H7; Listeria; Salmonella; toxicology
MeSH headings : Animal Feed / analysis; Animals; Animals, Wild / microbiology; Animals, Zoo; Cattle; Deer; Disease Reservoirs / veterinary; Escherichia coli O157 / isolation & purification; Food Contamination / analysis; Food Microbiology; Horses; Listeria / isolation & purification; Meat / microbiology; Salmonella / isolation & purification
TL;DR: Wildlife Safari, a zoo located in Winston, Oregon, has fed donated carcass meat as a diet to carnivores for over 30 years and appears to be a reasonably safe food source for carnivores. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 6, 2019

2004 journal article

Antibodies to canine and feline viruses in spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) in the Masai Mara National Reserve.

Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 40(1), 1–10.

By: T. Harrison*, J. Mazet*, K. Holekamp*, E. Dubovi*, A. Engh*, K. Nelson*, R. Van Horn*, L. Munson*

author keywords: canine distemper virus; Crocuta crocuta; feline immunodeficiency virus; hyena; Kenya; serology; viruses
MeSH headings : Africa / epidemiology; Age Factors; Animals; Animals, Wild; Antibodies, Viral / blood; Calicivirus, Feline / immunology; Carnivora; Cats; Coronavirus, Feline / immunology; Disease Reservoirs / veterinary; Distemper Virus, Canine / immunology; Dogs; Feline Panleukopenia Virus / immunology; Female; Immunodeficiency Virus, Feline / immunology; Male; Parvovirus, Canine / immunology; Risk Factors; Seroepidemiologic Studies; Sex Factors; Varicellovirus / immunology; Virus Diseases / epidemiology; Virus Diseases / immunology; Virus Diseases / veterinary
TL;DR: The lower prevalence of CDV antibody–positive hyenas near human habitation suggests that reservoirs for CDV other than domestic dogs are present in the Serengeti ecosystem, and the effect of these viruses on hyena health should be further investigated. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 6, 2019

Employment

Updated: September 3rd, 2019 15:56

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor Department of Clinical Sciences

Education

Updated: September 7th, 2019 21:03

2001 - 2002

University of California Davis Davis, CA, US
MPVM

1996 - 2000

Michigan State University East Lansing, MI, US
DVM College of Veterinary Medicine

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