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Western lowland gorilla Joanne, delivered by c-section. At two days old, Joanne was successfully treated for a collapsed lung by a team of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance veterinary and animal care staff, with the assistance of a human neonatal specialist and anesthesiologist from UC San Diego Health Systems. © San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. All rights reserved.
Disclaimer: This site is maintained by the SDZWA Library for the use of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance staff and volunteers. Although we make every attempt to provide accurate information, some of the resources and links may become outdated. If you have suggestions for updates or additional resources, we welcome your feedback.
Websites : Anesthesia & Restraint
Websites : Bites, Stings, Envenomation
Overviews from Medscape Reference (requires free registration):
Websites : Diagnostic Aids
Websites: Diseases & Epidemiology
Animal Disease Information -- OIE
Information prepared by the World Organization for Animal Health
Animal Disease Information -- CSFPH
Center for Food Security & Public Health, Iowa State University. Extensive list, wealth of information (fact sheets, images, clinical signs, agents, etc.)
Real-time zoonoses tracking map from UC Davis and US Agency for International Development
Center for Infectious Diseases
Web site of California Department of Public Health Center for Infectious Diseases. Local epidemiology news, data and statistics, regulations, etc.
National Wildlife Health Center -- USGS
Wealth of health information, especially about diseases of North American wildlife
Pandemic Preparedness (CDC)
Resource from Centers for Disease Control
Pandemic Preparedness (WHO)
Resource from World Health Organization
West Nile Virus Surveillance
Latest West Nile Virus activity in California, updated biweekly
Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) -- WHO
Weekly bulletin from WHO that disseminates information on communicable diseases
Wildpro Electronic Library: Diseases
Characteristics, epidemiology, and control of specific wildlife diseases, compiled by Twycross Zoo
Website from LA County, focuses on prevention.
Zoonoses -- MedlinePlus, NIH
Subject guide "Animal Diseases and Your Health"
Websites : Emergency Medicine
Websites : General Veterinary Information & Portals
Websites : Mammals
Primate Info Net Vet Resources
Animal care information -- anesthesia, formularies, environmental enrichment, behavioral management, handling, housing, training, etc. Prepared by National Primate Research Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Websites : Toxic Plants
Guide to Plant Poisoning of Animals in North America
"This book is a resource for helping identify poisonous plants in the home and garden, as well as providing information on the toxic properties of the plants and the clinical signs that can be expected in animals that eat the plants." -- Publisher
Plants Poisonous to Livestock and other Animals
Reference list including images of poisonous plants and pictures of affected animals. Maintained by Cornell University Department of Animal Science
Plants Toxic to Animals
Plants listed by common and scientific names. Maintained by University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Veterinary Medicine Library
Websites : Zoo Veterinary Medicine
SDZWA Research Guides
Guide to finding animal information online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Guide to finding animal welfare, training, and enrichment information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library.
Guide to finding conservation information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Guide to finding plant, plant conservation, and botanical garden information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Guide to finding veterinary and biomedical information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Zoos & Aquariums
Guide to zoo & aquarium information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance; natural history museum links
SDZWA Library Links
Home page, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
SDZWA Library's online public-access catalog - SDZWA team members may request books for delivery via interoffice mail
Journals available to team members through the SDZWA Library - search contents, view library holdings, access full text
Article databases available through the SDZWA Library; journal information
Portal to the SDZWA Library's detailed, fully referenced animal fact sheets
Priority Species Information
Custom literature searches and fact sheets for current priority species — for SDZWA team members, onsite access only
SDZWA Research Publications
Peer reviewed and scientific works by San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance staff.
Portal to the SDZWA Library's research guides: Animals, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Plants, Reference, Veterinary Medicine, Zoos & Aquariums
Email the librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org