The Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation formed the Disease Task Team to guide communication and collaboration on herpetofaunal diseases among PARC regions.
Find out what ails your tortoise and potential remedies.
Burmese pythons introduced the Raillietiella orientalis parasite to native snakes in Florida.
Snake fungal disease can kill snakes within a few days.
Reptile eye problems and their symptoms.
Mites can be both a nuisance and a costly problem in any reptile collection.
Baytril is an excellent, powerful and effective drug.
Inclusion Body Disease is devastating to the snakes that are infected by it.
In beardies, aneurysms can occur in many different locations.
The controversial chemical Virkon was used to clear Mallorcan midwife toad ponds of the Chytrid fungus.
Ectoparasites can quickly do serious damage to your reptiles.
How to treat mouth, shell, and scale rot in reptiles.
SFD is now present in 10 states in the eastern and midwestern United States
A listing and description of reptile viral diseases.
A listing of diseases that may affect your pet reptiles.
Virus has found a winter incubator in the venomous snakes
J.liv bacteria may help to protect amphibians from chytrid.
Supplement to the August 2008 REPTILES magazine article "Taipan Number One."
Ailments of tortoises in captivity and potential treatments.
The key to using this group of insecticides in reptiles is to avoid spraying if possible, allow for adequate ventilation, and limit the dosage used.
The important external parasites in reptiles are mites, ticks, biting flies, and, to a much lesser degree, leeches.
Sulfadimethoxine, sulfamethoxine, and trimethoprim sulfa are the current drugs of choice for treating coccidian infections in reptiles.
Protozoan parasites are very common in reptiles.
Praziquantel is the only drug shown to be effective and safe for use in reptiles with tapeworms or flukes.
Using Milbemycin proves useful in most turtles.
Ivermectin can be administered to most reptiles several ways and is safe for gravid females.
Using Pyrantel Pamoate to treat reptile parasites.
Levamisole is an imidazothiazole anthelmintic that is very effective against nematode parasites.
How to treat nematode parasites in reptiles.
Parasites Treatment for Reptiles
Also known as wasting disease and stargazing disease, this bearded dragon disease can be fatal to your beardie.
The deadly chytrid fungus renders unique frogs extinct and threatens another species in Australia.
Know your snake inside and out with this snake gastrointestinal tract anatomy overview.
Know your snake inside and out with this snake immune system anatomy overview.
Research from the nation’s top snake inclusion body disease expert.
Bladder stones are a common problem in many species of tortoise.
Supplement to the May 2008 REPTILES magazine article "Under Fire."
How do you remove mites from reptiles and clean their vivarium after an infestation?
Pseudomonas is an opportunistic bacterium in snakes.
How do you treat reptiles for infections and worms?
What medications should I use when deworming my tortoises?