Amphibian Medicine and Captive Husbandry

Amphibian Medicine and Captive Husbandry

By: B.R. Whitaker (author), K. M. Wright (author)Hardback

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This work is designed to introduce veterinary practitioners to the diagnosis and treatment of disease in captive amphibians. It covers various aspects of amphibian captive husbandry and propagation while providing the reader with a foundation on which to evaluate a given husbandry routine. The diagnosis of disease in amphibians by the application of basic clinicopathologic techniques is discussed, and infectious, metabolic, nutritional, neoplastic and idiopathic disorders of amphibians are also covered.

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Evolution and Fossil History; Taxonomy of Living Species; Anatomy; Physiology; Husbandry; Restraint; Clinical Techniques; Infectious Diseases; Noninfectious Diseases; Imaging; Surgery; Theriogenology; Miscellaneous; Pharmacotherapeutics; Necropsy Techniques; Gross Pathology and Histopathology.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780894649172
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 499
  • ID: 9780894649172
  • weight: 1882
  • ISBN10: 0894649175

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