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Non-Invasive Treatment in A Case of Post-Ovulatory Egg Stasis in A Burmese Python (Python bivittatus) Govendan, Puveanthan Nagappan; Kurniawan, Lynn Kaat Laura; Raharjo, Slamet
Indonesia Medicus Veterinus Vol 8 (3) 2019
Publisher : Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Udayana University

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A three-year-old adult female albino gravid Python bivittatus was presented with a complaint of egg retention. It laid one slug egg 48 hours earlier and no oviposition noticed after. The python was very restless and was moving a lot in the enclosure. Physical examination and palpation showed a distended cealomic cavity and radiography performed after confirmed post-ovulatory egg stasis. Fluid therapy, calcium gluconate and hormonal therapy was indicated. Two doses of oxytocin were given by intramuscular injection and oviposition was noticed within 24 hours after second therapy.
Conjunctivitis in a Juvenile Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) Govendan, Puveanthan Nagappan; Purbantoro, Steven Dwi
Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Journal Vol 2, No 2 (2020)
Publisher : Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Universitas Brawijaya

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Conjunctivitis is a common problem among red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) with improper husbandry care. A 30 grams T. s. elegans was presented with complaints of anorexia, dullness, inflamed, and closed eyes. The owner informed that the turtle was kept indoors without ultraviolet B (UVB) light or sunlight exposure and the water was not changed by the owner for a week. Clinical examination showed inflammation and watery discharge was found on the left eye. Conjunctivitis was diagnosed based on history and clinical examination. Treatments consist of topical antibiotic drops, vitamin A and B-complex, and husbandry care improvement. The turtle started eating five days after treatment. Ten days after the treatment the turtle was brought back for a checkup and eye have recovered.