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Respiratory diseases, diagnostics, and therapy in snakes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11228893     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The pathogenesis of respiratory tract disease in snakes is complex. A snake must first be exposed to an infectious agent. If the snake is immunocompetent, then it usually prevails over the disease. When conditions of captive husbandry fall far less than those encountered in nature, snakes begin a battle that they have a hard time winning. Preventive education, preventive medicine, and quarantine allow clients to know that a health partnership is essential to accomplishing every veterinarian's mission, namely, a healthy pet.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The veterinary clinics of North America. Exotic animal practice     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1094-9194     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract     Publication Date:  2000 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-02     Completed Date:  2001-03-22     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9815628     Medline TA:  Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  519-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Foothills Mobile, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Husbandry*
Body Temperature Regulation
Diagnosis, Differential
Housing, Animal
Respiratory Tract Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy,  veterinary*

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