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Literature Bibliography

Literature Bibliography


Recommended reading for Board Certification by the American College of Zoo Medicine (ACZM, www.aczm.org)


Avian Medicine Aquatic Medicine Captive Zoo Animal Medicine Herpetological Medicine Wildlife Medicine


AVIAN MEDICINE

Essential For Study:

Journals:

Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery (formerly Journal of the AAV)

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Journal of Wildlife Disease

Books:

Altman, et al. 1997. Avian Medicine and Surgery. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA.

Ritchie, Harrison & Harrison. 1994. Clinical Avian Medicine and Surgery.

Wingers Publishing, Lake Worth, FL.

Samour. 2000. Avian Medicine

Fowler, M.E. (ed). 1993, 1999, 2003. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, 3rd, 4th, and 5th editions, W.B.

Saunders, Philadelphia.

U.S.G.S. (United States Geological Survey). 1999. Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases.

Friend and Franson, techinical editors. USDI/USGS.

Wobeser. 1998. Diseases of Wild Waterfowl, 2nd Edition. Plenum Press, New York

Additional Study:

Journals:

Avian Diseases

Avian Pathology

Books:

Sturkie. 2000. Avian Physiology, 5th Edition. Academic Press, Boston, MA.

Redig et al. 1993. Raptor Biomedicine. University of Minnesota Press, St. Paul, MN.

King & McLelland. 1984. Birds, Their Structure and Function, 2nd ed. Bailliere Tindall, London.

Ritchie. 1995. Avian viruses: Function and Control. Wingers Publishing, Lake Worth, Florida.

Campell. 1995. Avian Hematology and Cytology. Iowa State Press, Ames, Iowa.

Proceedings:

Annual meeting of the AAV and of the AAZV (emphasize the last 5 years)

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AQUATIC MEDICINE

Essential for Study:

Journals:

Journal of Wildlife Disease

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Books:

Stoskopf, M. (ed) 1993. Fish Medicine. WB Saunders, Philadelphia. General Text, first 17 chapters

(excluding 14 and 15) provide general overview, rest more specific to specialists.

Dierauf, LA, Gulland FMD. 2001. Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, 2nd ed. CRC Press, Boca

Raton, FL.

The Merck Manual, 8th ed. 1998. Sections on marine mammals and fish.

Proceedings:

Proceedings of the International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM)

Additional Study:

Journals:

Journal of Aquatic Animal Health

Diseases of Aquatic Organisms

Marine Mammal Science

Aquatic Mammals

Journal of Fish Diseases

Books:

Evans, DH. 1998. The Physiology of Fishes, 2nd ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

George RH. 1997. Health problems and diseases of sea turtles. In: Lutz PL, Musick JA (eds.), The

Biology of Sea Turtles. CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp. 363-385.

Hoffman GL. 1999. Parasites of North American Freshwater Fishes, 2nd ed. Cornell University Press,

Ithaca, NY.

Lewbart, GA. (ed). 1998. Self-Assessment Review of Ornamental Fish. Manson Publishing, London .

Noga, EJ. 2000. Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment. ISU Press. Excellent images for the

visually-oriented learner.

Plumb, JA. 1999. Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes.

ISU Press. Focuses on cultured fish, the broader taxonomic range (catfish, cyprinids, eels, pike,

salmonids, sturgeon, walleye, striped bass, talapia,) make it more applicable to wild and aquarium

fishes as well

Reynolds JE III, Rommel SA. 1999. Biology of Marine Mammals. Smithsonian Institution Press,

Washington, DC. 578 pp.

Roberts, RJ, Shepherd CJ. 1997. Handbook of Trout and Salmon Diseases, 3rd ed. Fishing News Books,

Oxford.

Stoskopf, M. (ed) 1987. Tropical Fish Medicine. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small

Animal. W.B. Saunders. Focused on freshwater tropical fishes, good overview in a short format.

Vos, Bossart, Fournier, and O’Shea. 2003. Toxicology of Marine Mammals. Taylor and Francis.

New York, New York.

Wildgoose, WH. 2001. BSAVA Manual of Ornamental Fish, 2nd ed. British Small Animal Veterinary

Association, Gloucester, UK.

Other:

Handling fish fed to fish-eating animals. A manual of standard operating proceedures. 1998. USDA.

Sterilization of marine mammal pool waters, theoretical and health considerations. 1991. USDA.

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CAPTIVE ZOO ANIMAL MEDICINE

NB: Day 1 heavily emphasizes zoo mammals. Day 2 is a more multi-taxa examination.

Essential for Study:

Journals:

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

American Journal of Veterinary Research

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Zoo Biology

Books:

Fowler, M.E. (ed). 1986, 1993, 1999, 2003. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th

editions, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia.

Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy, Small Animal Practice (the most recent 3 editions). W.B. Saunders,

Philadelphia.

Proceedings:

Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the AAZV (emphasize the last 5 years)

Additional Reading:

Journals:

Journal of Wildlife Disease

Veterinary Pathology

Books:

Merck Veterinary Manual. 1998. (8th ed.) Merck and Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ.

Fowler, M.E. 1995. Restraint and Capture of Domestic and Wild Animals, 2nd ed. Iowa State

University Press. Ames, IA.

Fowler, M.E. 1998. Medicine and Surgery of South American Camelids 2nd ed.

Montali, R.J., Migaki, G. 1980. Comparative Pathology of Zoo Animals. Smithsonian Institution Press,

Washington, D.C.

Nielson, L. (ed.). 2nd ed. Chemical Immobilization Of North American Wildlife. Iowa State University

Press, Ames, Iowa.

Proceedings:

Infectious Disease Notebook. AAZV.

Johne's Disease Workshop. 1998. White Oak, FL

West Nile Virus Action Workshop. 2000. Tarrytown, NY

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HERPETOLOGICAL MEDICINE

Essential for Study:

Journals:

Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery (formerly Bull ARAV)

Journal of Wildlife Diseases

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

The Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice

Seminars in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine

Zoo Biology

Books:

Fowler, M.E. (ed). 1986, 1993, 1999, 2003. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, 2nd, 3rd , 4th, 5th eds. W.B.

Saunders Co. Philadelphia, PA. .

Fudge, A.M. (ed). 2000. Laboratory Medicine. Avian and Exotic Pets. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia,

PA.

Jacobson E.R. 2003. Biology, Husbandry and Medicine of the Green Iguana. Krieger, Malabar, FL.

216 pp.

Kirk, R. (ed) Current Veterinary Therapy. All Editions. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, PA.

Mader, D.R. (ed) 1996. Reptile Medicine and Surgery. W.B. Saunders Co., Phildelpia, PA.

McArthur, S., Wilkinson R., Meyer J. 2004. Medicine and Surgery of Turtles and Tortoises. Iowa

State Press, Ames, Iowa.

Wright KM, Whitaker BR. 2001. Amphibian Medicine and Captive Husbandry. Krieger, Malabar, FL.

Proceedings:

Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians

Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the Association of Reptile and Amphibian

Veterinarians

Reference:

The Biology of the Reptilia, Vols 1-19. This series is the definitive resource for information on reptile

physiology and anatomy. It is recommended that it be used to expand on information provided in other

sources and should not be read from cover to cover.

Additional Study:

Journals:

American Journal of Veterinary Research

Copeia

Herpetological Review

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Journal of Herpetology

Books:

Ackerman, L.W. 1997. The Biology , Husbandry and Health Care of Reptiles. TFH, Neptune City, NJ.

Barnard, S., Upton, S.J. 1994. A Veterinary Guide to the Parasites of Reptiles. Vol I Protozoa. Krieger

Pub. Co., Malabar, Florida.

Beynon, P.H., Lawton, M.P.C., Cooper, J. (eds). Manual of Reptiles. BSVA, Cheltemham, England.

Cooper, J.E., Jackson, O.F. (eds). Diseases of Reptilia, Volumes 1 & 2. Academic Press, New York.

Older text.

Frey, F.L. 1991. Biomedical and Surgical Aspects of Captive Reptile Husbandry. This edition expands

upon the 1981 edition and is well illustrated with color photographs.

Hoff G.L., Frey,F.L., Jacobson, E.R. (eds) . 1984. Diseases of Amphibians and Reptiles. Plenum Press,

New York. Basic text.

Murphy, J.B., Adler, K., Collins, J.T. 1994. Captive Management and Conservation of Amphibians and

Reptiles. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.

Proceedings:

Abstracts of the World Congress of Herpetology

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WILDLIFE MEDICINE

Essential For Study:

Journals:

Journal of Wildlife Disease

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Books:

Davidson, W.R., Nettles, V.F., 1997. Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases in the Southeastern United

States. 2nd ed., Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Athens, GA.

Fairbrother, A., Locke, L.N., Hoff, G.L. (eds.). 1996. Noninfectious Diseases of Wildlife, 2nd ed.

Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa.

Fowler, M.E. (ed). 1986, 1993, 1999, 2003. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, 2nd, 3rd , 4th, 5th eds. W.B.

Saunders Co. Philadelphia, PA. .

Friend, M., Franson, T.C. (eds). 1999. Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases: General Field Procedures

and Diseases of Birds. U.S. Geological Survey.

Samuel, W.M., Pybus, M.J., Kocan, A.A. (eds). 2001. Parasitic Diseases of Wild Mammals, 2nd ed.

ISU Press, Ames, Iowa.

Williams, E.S., Barker, I.K. (eds). 2001. Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals, 3rd ed. ISU Press,

Ames, Iowa.

Wobeser, G.A., 1997. Diseases of Wild Waterfowl, 2nd ed. Plenum Press, New York.

Wobeser, G.A. 1994. Investigation and Management of Disease in Wild Animals. Plenum Press, New

York.

Proceedings:

Proceedings of the AAZV

Proceedings of the AAWV/WDA

Additional Study:

Journals:

Conservation Biology

Journal of Wildlife Management

JAVMA

AJVR

OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique

Books:

Aguirre AA, et al. (eds). 2002. Conservation Medicine: Ecological Health in Practice. Oxford

university Press, Inc., New York, NY. 432 pp.

Bookhout, T.A., (ed). 1994. Research and Management Techniques for Wildlife and Habitats. The

Wildlife Society, Bethesda, MD. (chapters 8, 11, 12, 16, 17)

Haigh, J.C., Hudson, R.J. 1993. Farming Wapiti and Red Deer. Mosby-Year Book, Inc., St. Louis, MO.

Kreeger, T.J., 2002. Handbook of Wildlife Chemical Immobilization. International WildlifeVeterinary

Services. Laramie, WY.

McKenzie AA (ed). 1993. The Capture and Care Manual. Wildlife Decision Support Service and the

South African Veterinary Foundation. South Africa.

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