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African Elephants

Anesthesia / Analgesia

Bechert, U., J.M. Christensen, C. Nguyen, R. Neelkant, and E. Bendas (2008). Pharmacokinetics of orally administered phenylbutazone in African and Asian elephants (Loxodonta africana and Elephas maximus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39(2): 188-200. ISSN: 1042-7260.
Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1638/2007-0139R.1
Descriptors: African elephant, Loxodonta africana, Asian elephant, Elephas maximus, phenylbutazone, dosage effects, oral administration, species differences.

Neiffer, D.L., M. Miller, M. Weber, M. Setter, D. Fontenot, P.K. Robbins, and G.W. Pye (2005). Standing sedation in African elephant (Loxodonta africana) using detomidine-butorphanol combinations. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 36(2): 250-256. ISSN: 1042-7260.
NAL Call Number: SF601.J6
Descriptors: African elephants, Loxodonta africana, standing sedation, detomidine-butorphanol, i.m., supplemental dosage, recovery, reversal agents, side effects, dose ranges.

 

 

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