Blood / Circulatory / Cardiac / Hematology

 

Blood platelets of the African elephant. Plessis, L. du; Stevens, K. Journal of Comparative Pathology, Aug./Oct. 2002, v. 127 (2-3), p. 208-210. ref. ISSN: 0021-9975.NAL call no: 41.8 J82

            Descriptors: cell ultrastructure, glycogen, golgi apparatus, mitochondria, platelets.

 

Counts and morphology of elephant blood platelets. du Plessis, L.; Stevens, K. Microscopy Society of South Africa Proceedings, 2000, 30, p. 56. ISSN: 1028-3455.

            Descriptors: blood cells, platelets, baseline counts, morphology observations.

 

The measurement of glucocorticoid concentrations in the serum and faeces of captive African elephants (Loxodonta africana) after ACTH stimulation. Stead, S.K.; Meltzer, D.G.A.; Palme, R. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2000, v. 71 (3), p. 192-196. ref. ISSN: 0038-2809.

            NAL call no: 41.8 SO8

            Descriptors: blood serum, glucocorticoids, faeces, blood chemistry.

 

Serum oxytetracycline concentrations in African elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves after long-acting formulation injection. Bush, M.; Stoskopf, M.K.; Raath, J.P.; Papich, M.G. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Mar. 2000, v. 31 (1), p. 41-46. ref. ISSN: 1042-7260.

            NAL call no: SF601.J6

            Descriptors: oxytetracycline, intramuscular injection, dosage, intravenous injection.

 

Isolation and characteristics of immunoglobulin G and IgG subclasses of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana). Kelly, P.J.; Carter, S.D.; Azwai, S.M.; Cadman, H.P. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 1998, v. 21 (1), p. 65-73. ISSN: 0147-9571

            NAL call no: QR180.C62

            Descriptors: monoclonal antibodies, immunoglobin G and IgG, electrophoresis.

 

Arterial blood pressure of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) under etorphine anaesthesia and after remobilisation with diprenorphine. Hattingh, L.; Knox, C.M.; Raath, J.P. Veterinary Record, Nov. 5, 1994, v. 135 (19), p. 458-459. ISSN: 0042-4900.

            NAL call no: 41.8 V641

            Descriptors: sedation, anaesthesia, arterial blood pressure changes, haemodynamics.

 

Arterial blood pressure in anaesthetized African elephants. Hattingh, L.; Knox, C.M.; Raath, J.P.; Keet, D.F. South African Journal of Wildlife Research, Jun. 1994, v. 24 (1-2), p. 15-17. ISSN: 0379-4369.

            NAL call no: AK575.S6S6

            Descriptors: arterial blood pressure, sedation, anaesthetizing agent, arteries.

 

Serum concentrations of cationic minerals in free-ranging elephants (Loxodonta africana) in the Kruger National Park. Brown, Janine L.; Schoenmann, Herman M.; Raath, Jacobus P.; de Vos, Valerius; Bush, Mitchell. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Dec. 1994, v. 25 (4), p. 495-499. ISSN: 1042-7260.

            NAL call no: SF601.J6

            Descriptors: serum concentrations, cationic minerals, inorganic substances, plasma.

 

Arterial blood pressure and blood gas values in normal standing and laterally recumbent African (Loxodonta africana) and Asian (Elaphus maximus) elephants. Honeyman, V.L.; Pettifer, G.R.; Dyson, D.H. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Jun. 1992, v. 23 (2), p. 205-210. ref. ISSN: 1042-7260.

            NAL call no: SF601.J6

            Descriptors: oxygen, carbon dioxide, normal values blood pressure, elephants.

 

Clinical chemistry values for free-ranging elephants (Loxodonta africana) in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Hill, F.W.G.; Smith, D.A. Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, Mar. 1990, v. 21 (1), p. 33-42. ref. ISSN: 1016-1511.

            NAL call no: SF601.R5

            Descriptors: blood serum, blood chemistry, urine, serum albumin, cholesterol.

 

Leukocyte counts in African elephants. Fithian, Claire L.; Briggs, Michael B. American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums Regional Conference Proceedings, 1990, p. 189-193. ISSN: 0731-0439.

            NAL call no: QL76.5.U6A47

            Descriptors: blood cells, leucocyte counts, seasonal variation, Loxodonta africana.

 

Blood lead levels in African elephant in the Kruger National Park. Dauth, J.; Dreyer, M.J.; Raubenheimer, E.J.; Mare, L.E.; de Vos, V. South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 1987, v. 17 (4), p. 134-135.

            NAL call no: SK575.S6S6

            Descriptors: lead, blood levels, Loxodonta africana, Kruger National Park.

 

Effects of oxygen supplementation on blood gas values in chemically restrained juvenile African elephants. Heard, D.J.; Jacobson, E.R.; Brock, K.A. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1986, v. 189 (9), p. 1071-1074. ref. ISSN: 0003-1488.

            NAL call no: 41.8 Am3

            Descriptors: restraint of animals, oxygen, xylazine, etorphine, ketamine, elephants.

 

Blood lead values in African elephant in the Kruger National Park South Africa. Dauth, J.; Dreyer, M.J.; Raubenheimer, E.J.; Mare, L.K.; de Vos, V. South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 1987, v. 17 (4), p. 134-135. ISSN: 0379-4369.

            NAL call no: SK575.S6S6

            Descriptors: blood lead levels, elephant, Kruger National Park.

 

Hematologic and serum chemical values for young African elephants (Loxodonta africana) with variations for sex and age. Allen, J.L.; Jacobson, E.R.; Harvey, J.W.; Boyce, W. Journal of Zoo Animal Medicine, 1985, v. 16 (3), p. 98-101. ref.

            NAL call no: SF601.J6

            Descriptors: normal values, blood chemistry, heamatology, elephants.

 

Blood composition in culled elephants and buffaloes. Hattingh, J.; Wright, P.G.; de Vos, V.; McNairn, I.S.; Ganhao, M.F.; Silove, M.; Wolverson, G.; Cornelius, S.T. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1984, v. 55 (4), p. 157-164. ISSN: 0038-2809.

            NAL call no: 41.8 SO8

            Descriptors: stress and blood composition changes, blood, composition, culling.

 

Effects of etorphine and succinyldicholine on blood composition in elephant and buffalo. Hattingh, J.; Wright, P.G.; Vos, V. de; Levine, L.; Ganhao, M.; McNaim, I.S.; Russell, A.; Knox, C.; Comelius, S.T.; Bar, Noy J. South African Journal of Zoology, 1984, v. 19 (4), p. 286-290. ref. ISSN: 0254-1858.

            NAL call no: QL336.Z6

            Descriptors: Etorphine, pharmacodynamics, hydrocortisone, elephants.

 

Effects of oxygen supplementation on blood gas values in African elephants. Jacobson, E.R.; Heard, D.J.; Brock, K.A. Abstracts or Papers of the Annual Meeting, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Louisville, KY. 1984, 60 p. ISSN: 0095-0610.

            NAL call no: SF605.A4

Descriptors: blood chemistry, anaesthesia, xylazine, ketamine, oxygen, etorphine, elephants, drug combinations.

 

Phosphate-haemoglobin interaction. The primary structure of the haemoglobin of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana, Proboscidea): Asparagine in position 2 of the beta-chain. Braunitzer, G.; Stangl, A.; Schrank, B.; Krombach, C.; Wiesner, H. Hoppe-Seyler’s Zeitschrift fur Physiologische Chemie, 1984, v. 365 (7), p. 743-749. ref. ISSN: 0018-4888.

            NAL call no: 384 Z38

            Descriptors: hemoglobin, amino acid sequence, Loxodonta africana.

 

Plasma testosterone levels in relation to musth in the male African elephant. Hall, Martin A.J.; Van der Walt, L.A. Koedoe, 1984, (27), p. 147-150. ISSN: 0075-6458.

            NAL call no: SB484.S6K6

            Descriptors: aggressive behavior, temporal gland, plasma testosterone levels.

 

Elephant blood haematology and chemistry. Brown, I.R.F.; White, P.T. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B: Comparative Biochemistry, 1980, v. 65 (1), p. 1-12. ISSN: 0305-0491.

            NAL call no: QP501.C6

            Descriptors: blood, haematology, chemistry, review, Elephantidae.

 

Blood characteristics of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis). Woodford, M.H. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 1979, v. 15 (1), p. 111-113. ISSN: 0090-3558.

            NAL call no: 41.9 W64B

            Descriptors: circulatory system, blood, blood cells, haematological values.

 

Serum electrolytes, lipids and cortisol in the African elephant, Loxodonta africana. Brown, I.R.F.; White, P.T. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 1979, v. 62 (4), p. 899-901. ISSN: 0300-9629.

            NAL call no: QP1.C6

            Descriptors: serum electrolyte levels, lipid and fatty acid content, hormones.

 

Haematological studies on wild African elephants (Loxodonta africana). White, P.T.; Brown, I.R.F. Journal of Zoology, 1978, v. 185 (4), p. 491-503.

            NAL call no: QL1.J68

            Descriptors: blood, Loxodonta africana, Uganda, haematological characteristics.

 

Proteins and other nitrogenous constituents in the blood serum of the African elephant, Loxodonta africana. Brown, I.R.F.; White, P.T.; Malpas, R.C. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 1978, v. 59 (3), p. 267-270. ISSN: 0300-9629.

            NAL call no: QP1.C6

            Descriptors: protein content, serum, blood, serum protein, nitrogenous compounds.


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