A hematologic and biochemical profile on 3-month-old hatchlings of Lepidochelys olivacea

Abstract The olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) is globally distributed. However, the species is considered vulnerable. Additionally, hematological and biochemical data for this species are seldom published in the scientific literature. The aim of this study was to gather hematological and biochemical data on young L. olivacea, drawing comparisons with hematological and biochemical data already published for sea turtles. Blood samples from 23 olive ridley sea turtles were collected, and hematological and biochemical parameters were determined. Mean and standard deviation values were determined for the hematological and biochemical results. From these results, a comparison with the published results for other turtles was performed using a two-way ANOVA and a Bonferroni post-test. The results of this study are consistent with previous findings in other sea turtles. No differences were found between genders. The results of the present study could be used as reference values by veterinarians in the treatment of olive ridley turtles as well as other species of sea turtles. There is a need to standardize the samples and analyses used to determine the parameters evaluated here to allow the determination of reference values for marine turtles and more comparable results.
Source: Comparative Clinical Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research

Related Links:

Publication date: Available online 21 November 2019Source: Journal of Cancer PolicyAuthor(s): Brandon Maser, Lisa M. Force, Paola Friedrich, Federico Antillon, Ramandeep S. Arora, Cristian A. Herrera, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Rifat Atun, Avram DenburgAbstractTo help understand how health systems and sociopolitical contexts intersect with and impact the performance of childhood cancer care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), we have developed a systems-level framework for analyzing the performance of LMIC childhood cancer programs within their health system contexts: The Paediatric Oncology System Integration Tool...
Source: Journal of Cancer Policy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Future Oncology, Ahead of Print.
Source: Future Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals, Ahead of Print.
Source: Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals, Ahead of Print.
Source: Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Date: Thursday, 12 12, 2019; Speaker: Julie Blendy , Ph.D. Professor of Pharmacology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Building: Building 40; 1201/1203
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Thursday, 12 19, 2019; Speaker: Cristine Delnevo, Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.H.B., Director, Center for Tobacco Studies, Society and Policy Rutgers School of Public Health; Nir Eyal, D.Phil, Director, Center for Population-Level Bioethics (CPLB), Society and Policy Rutgers School of Public Health; https://epi.grants.cancer.gov/events/enrich-forum/
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Monday, 01 27, 2020; Speaker: Lisa Ingraham, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco; Porter Neuroscience Bldg, 35a; G620-640; Videocast Event
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Friday, 11 22, 2019; Speaker: various; Building 38; Conference room B, second floor
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Friday, 11 22, 2019; Speaker: Nicola Santoro, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology), Yale School of Medicine; Building 10 CRC; FAES 1&2
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Monday, 11 25, 2019; Speaker: Eugene M. Oltz , Chair of the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity , College of Medicine – The Ohio State University; 37; 6041
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
More News: Hematology | Pathology | Study