Publications

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Diagnosis and treatment of a dermalmalignant melanoma in an Africanlion (Pantheraleo) (with J C. Steeil, J Schumacher, K Baine, P Sura, R Hodshon, R L. Donnell, and N D. Lee), Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (2013)

A 13-yr-old intact male African lion (Panthera leo) presented with a 4-mo history of left...

 

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Preputial demodex species in big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in eastern Tennessee (with J S. Lankton, A Chapman, S A. Kania, and K M. Newkirk), Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (2013)

The presence of preputial Demodex species in four captive, wild-caught big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus)...

 

Books

Anatomy of the Elephant Foot (with Robert W. Henry), The Elephant’s Foot, Prevention and care of foot conditions in captive Asian and African Elephants (2001)

One of the most significant challenges presented by the captive management of both Asian and...

 

Publications (Peer Reviewed)

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Diagnosis and treatment of a dermal malignant melanoma in an African lion(Panthera leo) (with J C. Steeil, J Schumacher, K Baine, P Sura, R Hodshon, Robert L. Donnell, and Nathan D. Lee), Jounral of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (2013)

A 13-yr-old intact male African lion (Panthera leo) presented with a 4-mo history of left...

 

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The effects of hibernation and captivity on glucose metabolism and thyroid hormones in American black bear (Ursus americanus). (with S McCain and Claudia Kirk), Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (2013)

American black bears (Ursus americanus) have been shown to become transiently insulin resistant and hypothyroid...

 

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Metal Accumulation and Health Effects in Raccoons (Procyon lotor) Associated with Coal Fly Ash Exposure (with Marcy J. Souza and Robert L. Donnell), Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology (2013)

Approximately 5.4 million cubic yards of coal fly ash and water spilled into the Emory...

 

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Diagnosis and treatment of a pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma in a Madagascar ground boa (Boa madagascariensis) (with J C. Steeil, Juergen P. Schumacher, Silke Hecht, and K Baine), Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine (2013)

A 15-yr-old female Madagascar ground boa (Boa madagascariensis) presented with a history of anorexia, wheezing,...

 

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Laparoscopic-assisted ovariectomy of tigers (panthera tigris) with the use of the LigaSure (tm) device (with Patricia A. Sura, S Reilly, Reza Seddighi, J C. Steeil, and Jacqueline C. Whittemore), JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE (2012)

Laparoscopic ovariectomy was performed in seven tigers with the use of a vessel-sealing device and...