Browsing San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Research by Subject "WALLABIES"
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A retrospective and prospective study of megaesophagus in the Parma wallaby (Macropus parma) at the San Diego Zoo, California, USAAt the San Diego Zoo (California, USA), 22 cases of megaesophagus were diagnosed in the parma wallaby (Macropus parma); a prevalence of 21.1%. Parma wallabies often have no clinical signs until severe and chronic dilation of the esophagus is present....
Animal cytogeneticsChromosome karyotyping and gene mapping has been carried out for a wide variety of animal species and continues to expand. Cross-species chromosome painting, or Zoo-FISH, for example, can now be used to identify genome segments originating from a common ancestor that have been conserved between species for millions of years....
Successful treatment of chronic periapical osteomyelitis in a parma wallaby (Macropus parma) using comprehensive endodontic therapy with apicoectomyAlthough necrobacillosis remains a common condition of captive macropods, there have been limited reports of successful treatment modalities by which it can be treated.…This report describes a case of periapical osteomyelitis involving a mandibular incisor in a Parma wallaby (Macropus parma) that was successfully treated using these techniques in conjunction with low-level laser therapy at 810 nm, which was used for decontamination of the pulp cavity, anti-inflammatory, and biostimulatory effects….