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Exotic Animal Formulary (4th edition)

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Edited by James W. Carpenter, MS, DVM 

760pp - 2012
 

Chapter 1: Invertebrates

Antimicrobial and Antifungal Agents Used in Invertebrates
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Invertebrates
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic/Analgesic Agents Used in Invertebrates
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Invertebrates
Common Captive Invertebrate Taxa
References

Chapter 2: Fish

Antimicrobial and Antifungal Agents used in Fish
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Fish
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic/Analgesic Agents Used in Fish
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Fish
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Fish
References

Chapter 3: Amphibians

Antimicrobial Agents Used in Amphibians
Antifungal Agents Used in Amphibians
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Amphibians
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic/Analgesic Agents Used in Amphibians
Hormones Used in Amphibians
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Amphibians
Physiologic and Hematologic Values of Amphibians
Differential Diagnoses by Predominant Signs in Amphibians
Suggested Disinfectants Proven to Eliminate Chytridiomycosis from Equipment and Cage Furniture
Guidelines for Managing Pet Amphibians with Nematode Parasites
Amphibian Quarantine Protocols
References

Chapter 4: Reptiles

Antimicrobial Agents Used in Reptiles
Antiviral Agents Used in Reptiles
Antifungal Agents Used in Reptiles
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Reptiles
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic Agents Used in Reptiles
Analgesic Agents Used in Reptiles
Hormones and Steroids Used in Reptiles
Nutritional/Mineral/Fluid Support Used in Reptiles
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Reptiles
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Reptiles
Environmental, Dietary, and Reproductive Characteristics of Reptiles
Urinalysis Values of Chelonians
Selected Products and Guidelines Used in Force-Feeding Anorectic or Debilitated Reptiles
Guidelines for Tracheal/Pulmonary and Colonic Lavage in Reptiles
Venipuncture Sites Commonly Used in Reptiles
Treatment of Dystocia in Reptiles
Treatment of Metabolic Bone Diseases in Reptiles
Selected Sources of Diets and Other Commercial Products for Reptiles
References

Chapter 5: Birds

Antimicrobial Agents Used in Birds
Antifungal Agents Used in Birds
Antiviral and Immunomodulating Agents Used in Birds
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Birds
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic/Analgesic Agents Used in Birds
Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Agents Used in Birds
Hormones and Steroids Used in Birds
Nebulization Agents Used in Birds
Agents Used in the Treatment of Toxicologic Conditions of Birds
Psychotropic Agents Used in Birds
Nutritional/Mineral Support Used in Birds
Ophthalmologic Agents Used in Birds
Oncologic Agents Used in Birds
Antimicrobial-Impregnated Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) Agents Used in Birds
Agents Used in the Treatment of Oiled Birds
Agents Used in Bird Emergencies
Euthanasia Agents Used in Birds
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Birds
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Selected Psittaciformes
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values for Juveniles of Selected Psittaciformes
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Selected Passeriformes
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Selected Galliformes
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Selected Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Selected Ratites
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Selected Piciformes and Columbiformes
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Selected Raptors
Biologic and Physiologic Values of Selected Avian Species
Biologic and Physiologic Values of Selected Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Biologic and Physiologic Values of Selected Raptors
Quick Reference to Abnormalities of the Standard Avian Hematology
Quick Reference to Abnormalities of the Standard Avian Biochemical Profile
Approximate Resting Respiratory Rates of Selected Avian Species and by Weight
T4 Values of Selected Avian Species
Urinalysis Values Reported in Birds
Values Reported for Selected Ophthalmic Diagnostic Tests in Avian Species
Checklist of Supportive Care Procedures Used in Companion Bird Medicine
Fluid Therapy Recommendations for Birds
Routes of Administration and Maximum Suggested Volumes of Fluids Which Can Be Administered to Psittacines
Suggested Volumes and Frequency of Gavage Feeding in Anorectic Birds
Calculation of Enteral Feeding Requirements for Birds
Doxycycline Recipes Used in Psittacines
Selected Sources of Formulated and Medicated Diets for Companion and Aviary Birds
Selected Nutritional Recommendations for Wild Bird Rehabilitation
Management of Egg Retention in Birds
Protocols Used in Treating Mycobacteriosis in Birds
Suggested Chemotherapeutic Protocols in Birds
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in Birds
Vaccines Used in Birds (Non-Poultry)
Blood Pressure Values Reported in Birds
Guidelines for Selection of Psychotherapeutic Agents for Birds
References

Chapter 6: Sugar Gliders

Antimicrobial and Antifungal Agents Used in Sugar Gliders
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Sugar Gliders
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic Agents Used in Sugar Gliders
Analgesic Agents Used in Sugar Gliders
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Sugar Gliders
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Sugar Gliders
Biologic and Physiologic Values of Sugar Gliders
Urinalysis Values of Sugar Gliders
Growth and Development of Sugar Gliders
Dietary Components for Sugar Gliders in Captivity
Suggested Sugar Glider Diets
Feed Estimates for Hand-Rearing Sugar Gliders
References

Chapter 7: Hedgehogs

Antimicrobial Agents Used in Hedgehogs
Antifungal Agents Used in Hedgehogs
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Hedgehogs
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic Agents Used in Hedgehogs
Analgesic Agents Used in Hedgehogs
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Hedgehogs
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Hedgehogs
Biologic and Physiologic Values of Hedgehogs
Hand-Rearing Orphaned Hedgehogs
Common Injection and Venipunctures Sites in Hedgehogs
Preventive Medicine in Hedgehogs
Common Diseases in Hedgehogs
Common Vocalizations in Hedgehogs
Cardiac Measurements in Hedgehogs
References

Chapter 8: Rodents

Antimicrobial and Antifungal Agents Used in Rodents
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Rodents
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic Agents Used in Rodents
Analgesic Agents Used in Rodents
Cardiovascular Drugs Used in Rodents
Emergency Drugs Used in Rodents
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Rodents
Common and Scientific Names of Rodents
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Rodents
Biologic and Physiologic Data of Rodents
Blood Volumes of Rodents with Safe-Bleeding Volume Recommendations
Urinalysis Reference Values of Rodents
Reproductive Data for Rodents
Determining the Sex of Mature Rodents
Nutritional Data for Rodents
Zoonotic Diseases in Rodents
Disease Testing in Rodents
Endocrine Values in Rodents
Echocardiographic Measurements in Rodents
References

Chapter 9: Rabbits

Antimicrobial Agents Used in Rabbits
Antifungal Agents Used in Rabbits
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Rabbits
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic/Analgesic Agents Used in Rabbits
Ophthalmologic Agents Used in Rabbits
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Rabbits
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Rabbits
Biologic and Physiologic Data of Rabbits
Cerebrospinal Fluid Values in Rabbits
Electrocardiographic Values in Rabbits
Determining the Sex of Mature Rabbits
Drugs Reported to be Toxic in Rabbits
Medical Treatments for Gastric Stasis/Ileus and Trichobezoars in Rabbits
Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in Rabbits
Normal Pet Rabbit Behavior
Conjunctival Flora from 70 Healthy Rabbits
References

Chapter 10: Ferrets

Antimicrobial and Antifungal Agents Used in Ferrets
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Ferrets
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic Agents Used in Ferrets
Analgesic Agents Used in Ferrets
Cardiopulmonary Agents Used in Ferrets
Adrenal Gland Disease Agents Used in Ferrets
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Ferrets
Hematologic and Biochemical Values of Ferrets
Biologic and Physiologic Data of Ferrets
Urinalysis Values of Ferrets
Proposed Schedule of Vaccinations and Routine Prophylactic Care for Ferrets
Clinical Signs and Treatment of Ferret Endocrine Diseases
Chemotherapy Protocols for Lymphoma in Ferrets
References

Chapter 11: Miniature Pigs

Antimicrobial Agents Used in Miniature Pigs
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Miniature Pigs
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic Agents Used in Miniature Pigs
Analgesic Agents Used in Miniature Pigs
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Miniature Pigs
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Miniature Pigs
Urinalysis Reference Values for Miniature Pigs
Biologic and Physiologic Data of Miniature Pigs
Preventive Medicine Recommendations for Miniature Pigs
Blood Collection Sites in Miniature Pigs
Recommendations for Feeding Miniature Pigs
Tips for Oral Dosing of Miniature Pigs
References

Chapter 12: Primates

Antimicrobial and Antifungal Agents Used in Primates
Antiparasitic Agents Used in Primates
Chemical Restraint/Anesthetic/Analgesic Agents Used in Primates
Miscellaneous Agents Used in Primates
Hematologic and Serum Biochemical Values of Primates
Biologic and Physiologic Data of Primates
Preventive Medicine Recommendations for Primates
Immunization Recommendations for Primates
Non-human Primate Laboratories
References

Chapter 13: Wildlife

Checklist for the Care of Sick, Injured, or Orphaned Wildlife
Recommendations for the Captive Management of Carnivores/Omnivores
Recommendations for the Captive Management of Opossums
Recommendations for the Captive Management of Cottontail Rabbits
Recommendations for the Captive Management of Wild Rodents
Recommendations for the Captive Management of Birds of Prey
Raptor Fluid Resuscitation and Refeeding Algorithm
Recommendations for the Captive Management of Altricial Wild Birds (Passerines, Woodpeckers, Doves, etc.)
References

Appendices

Classification of Select Antimicrobials Used in Exotic Animal Medicine
General Efficacy of Select Antimicrobial Agents Used in Exotic Animals
Antimicrobial Combination Therapy Used in Exotic Animals According to Site of Infection
Select Laboratories Conducting Exotic Animal Diagnostic Procedures
Professional Associations for Veterinarians Interested in Exotics
Exotic Animal Online Resources for Practitioners
Captive Husbandry Web Sites for Owners of Exotic Animals
Emergency Drug Doses (in mL) Commonly Used in Exotic Animals
Fluid Solutions Used in Exotic Animal Medicine
Common Abbreviations Used in Prescription Writing
Common Weight, Liquid Measure, Length, Percentage, and Milliequivalent Conversions
Equivalents of Celsius (Centigrade) and Fahrenheit Temperature Scales
System of International (SI) Units Conversion Factors of Clinical Chemistries Commonly Used in Exotic Animal Medicine
System of International (SI) Units Conversion Factors of Hematology Commonly Used in Exotic Animal Medicine

Index