Hematology and plasma biochemistry intervals for captive-born california tiger salamanders (Ambystoma californiense)

Sean Brady, Anne Burgdorf-Moisuk, Philip H Kass, Jacqueline Brady, Raymund F. Wack

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Abstract

Hematology and plasma biochemistry parameters were determined for 34 captive-born California tiger salamanders (Ambystoma californiense). The animals were manually restrained for general examination and venipuncture. This is the first comprehensive report of hematology and plasma biochemistry parameters in apparently healthy California tiger salamanders and may serve as a reference for clinical assessment and future study of this species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)731-735
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016

Keywords

  • Ambystoma californiense
  • California tiger salamander
  • hematology
  • plasma biochemistry
  • reference interval

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • veterinary(all)

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