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Marine Mammal Medicine Workshop

8th Marine Mammal Medical Workshop

January 30th - February 2nd, 2003

Nausicaa - Boulogne-sur-mer - France


Diseases in stranded pinnipeds

Dr. Frances Gulland and Dr. Marty Haulena


1. Etiology, Epidemiology, Pathology

(Dr. Frances Gulland)
Infectious
Virus
Herpesvirus, pox, calicivirus, morbillivirus, influenza, adenovirus
Bacteria
Leptospira, Brucella spp, nonspecific infections (umbilical infections, pneumonia, arthritis, meningitis)
Fungi
Coccidiodes immitis
Protozoa
Toxoplasma, Sarcocystis, Giardia
Parasites
Otostrongylus, Parafilaroides, Gastric nematodes, Cestodes, Trematodes, Uncinaria, Nasal mites, Heartworm
Noninfectious diseases
Domoic acid intoxication
Neoplasia
Trauma
Gunshot, Sharkbite, Propellor wounds, Bite wounds

2. Diagnosis, Treatment

(Dr. Marty Haulena)

A discussion of the clinical appearance, diagnosis, treatment and outcome for the above conditions using case presentations.

Pinniped anesthesia.
Pinniped surgery.

For more information, contact the workshop manager.   Mail Géraldine

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