Emerging Infectious Diseases of Chelonians: An Update

Laura Adamovicz, Matthew C. Allender, Paul M. Gibbons

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Chelonians are increasingly challenged by anthropogenic threats and disease. This article summarizes recent literature and clinical experiences regarding 4 emerging infectious diseases in turtles and tortoises: ranaviruses, cryptosporidiosis, intranuclear coccodiosis of Testudines, and Emydomyces testavorans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-283
Number of pages21
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Exotic Animal Practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2020


  • Chelonian
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Emydomyces testavorans
  • Intranuclear coccidiosis
  • Ranavirus
  • Testudines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Small Animals


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