Health

Diagnosis-based treatment of helminths in captive and wild cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

This study was designed to identify endoparasites in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) living in a seminatural captive … Read more »

Increasing age influences uterine integrity, but not ovarian function or oocyte quality in the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Although the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) routinely lives for more than 12 yr in ex situ collections, females … Read more »

Evidence for compromised metabolic function and limited glucose uptake in spermatazoa form the teratospermic domestic cat (Felis catus) and cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Cheetahs and certain other felids consistently ejaculate high proportions (≥ 60%) of malformed spermatozoa, a condition known … Read more »

Overview of long-term health, reproduction, and genetic research on Namibian cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Conflict between humans and large carnivores is well documented in Africa, and is one of the chief … Read more »

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Lingual squamous cell carcinoma in working dogs in Namibia; investigation into the incidence, predisposing facotrs, causes and treatment options; preliminary results of a pilot study

Lester EM, Hartmann AM, Schmidt-Küntzel A: Lingual Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Working Dogs In Namibia; Investigation into … Read more »

Ejaculate traits in the Namibian cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus): influence of age, season, and captivity

The objective was to examine the influence of animal age, season and captivity status on seminal quality … Read more »

Extrinsic factors significantly affect patterns of disease in free-ranging and captive cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) populations

The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) has been considered a paradigm for disease vulnerability due to loss of genetic … Read more »

Comparison of Helicobacter spp. In cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) with and without gastritis

Chronic gastritis causes significant morbidity and mortality in captive cheetahs but is rare in wild cheetahs despite … Read more »

Prevalence of Bartonella infection in wild African lions (Panthera leo) and cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

Bartonella species are emerging pathogens that have been isolated worldwide from humans and other mammals. Our objective … Read more »

Evidence for chronic stress in captive but not free-ranging cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) based on adrenal morphology and function

The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is highly endangered because of loss of habitat in the wild and failure … Read more »