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Catching An Insidious Killer – References

References for reptile diseases

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Jacobson, E.R. 2007. Infectious Diseases and Pathology of Reptiles. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

Jacobson, E.R., J. Oros, S. Tucker, D. Pollock, K.L Kelley, R.J. Munn, B.A. Lock, A. Mergia and J.K.Yamamoto. 2001. “Partial characterization of retroviruses from boid snakes with inclusion body disease.” American Journal of Veterinary Research. 62:217-224.


Schumacher, J., E.R. Jacobson, B. Homer and J.M. Gaskin. 1994b. “Inclusion body disease of boid snakes.” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 25:511-524.

Vancraeynest, D., F. Pasmans, A. Martel, K. Chiers, G. Meulemans, J. Mast, P. Zwart and R. Ducatelle. 2006. “Inclusion body disease in snakes: a review and description of three cases in boa constrictors in Belgium.” The Veterinary Record. 158:757-761.

Wozniak, E., J. McBride, D. DeNardo, R. Tarara, V. Wong and B. Osburn. 2000a. “Isolation and characterization of an antigenically distinct 68-kd protein from nonviral intracytoplasmic inclusions in boa constrictors chronically infected with the inclusion body disease virus (IBDV: Retroviridae).” Veterinary Pathology. 37:449-459.