< > D425 - Pan African Sanctuary Alliance Primate Veterinary Healthcare Manual Second Edition

Author(s) /Editors Unwin, S., Cress, D., Colin, C., Bailey, W. & Boardman, W.
Publishing Organisation Pan African Sanctuary Alliance (PASA)
Date most recently updated November 2009
ISSN (Or other code, if issued) --

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Title Page, Contents & Introduction  

SECTION 1. FORMULATING A VETERINARY HEALTH PROGRAMME.
Laying out minimum standards and getting started with a preventative health programme

1.1 PASA VETERINARY MINIMUM STANDARDS   

1.2 PASA PREVENTATIVE HEALTH PROGRAMME OVERVIEW  

1.3 GETTING STARTED – CREATING YOUR PREVENTATIVE HEALTH PROGRAMME

2.0 SANCTUARY HUSBANDRY & MANAGEMENT  

SECTION 3. VETERINARY PROTOCOLS & PROCEDURES
Explaining the components of a preventative health programme

 3.1 DISEASE RISK ANALYSIS  

3.2 DISEASE CONTINGENCY PLANNING

3.3 INTRODUCTION TO INFECTIOUS DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY  

3.4 QUARANTINE PROCEDURES  

3.5 HEALTH CHECKS 

3.6 NUTRITION & DIETS 

3.7 Special Topic: MANAGEMENT OF MALNUTRITION

3.8 EMERGENCY MEDICINE

3.9 DENTAL HEALTH 

3.10 GASTROINTESTINAL PARASITOLOGY

3.11 Special Topic: MALARIA OF NON HUMAN PRIMATES IN AFRICA - AN AID TO DIAGNOSIS

3.12 VACCINATIONS 

3.13 PRIMATE HANDLING AND ANAESTHESIA

3.14 Special Topic - FLUID THERAPY

3.15 DRUGS FORMULARY FOR PRIMATES & PRIMATE SANCTUARIES 

3.16 ENDOCRINOLOGY – REPRODUCTION, CONTRACEPTION AND STRESS

3.17 DIAGNOSTIC SAMPLING PROCEDURES 

3.18 NECROPSY PROCEDURES  

3.19 Special Topic - CLINICAL PATHOLOGY –Haematology and Urinalysis  

3.20 PROTOCOL FOR WRITING MEDICAL RECORDS

3.21 SURGERY BASICS  

SECTION 4. DISEASE CONDITIONS
Disease issues important to sanctuaries

4.1 AN OVERVIEW OF SELECTED DISEASES OF
AFRICAN PRIMATES

4.2 RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS 

4.3 TUBERCULOSIS and ITS DIAGNOSIS

4.4 DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF DIARRHOEA IN PRIMATES

4.5 DERMATITIS - SKIN CONDITIONS 

4.6 OPHTHALMOLOGY - EYE PROBLEMS

4.7 NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

4.8 DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF SEIZURES/COMA IN PRIMATES 

4.9 WOUND MANAGEMENT

4.10 CHECKLIST OF DISEASES REPORTED IN CHIMPANZEES

4.11 ZOONOSES - HUMAN DISEASES THAT HAVE CAUSED INFECTION AND DISEASE IN APES 

SECTION 5. – CURRENT THERAPY

5.1 TRADE IN GREAT APES AND WILDLIFE LAW ENFORCEMENT (Cameroon)  

5.2 PLACENTAL RETENTION IN A BONOBO (DR Congo)

5.3 VETERINARY OVERVIEW OF REINTRODUCTION – HELP CONGO AND PPG – 10 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE (Rep of Congo and Gabon) – FRENCH  

5.4 AIR SACCULITIS IN BONOBOS (DR Congo) – FRENCH  

5.5 FIELD BACTERIOLOGY CREATION OF A LAB AT NGAMBA ISLAND CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY (Uganda)

5.6 RESPIRATORY DISEASE IN CHIMPANZEES AT LIMBE WILDLIFE CENTRE (Cameroon)  

5.7 CLINICAL ISSUES SEEN IN THE CHIMPANZEES AT Ol PEJETA CONSERVANCY (Kenya)  

5.8 VETERINARY OVERVIEW FOR THE RELEASE OF CHIMPANZEES AT THE CENTRE FOR CHIMPANZEE CONSERVATION (Guinea)  

5.9  [Not included]

5.10 MANAGEMENT OF AN OUTBREAK OF Mycobacteria Tuberculosis IN A VERVET MONKEY (Chlorocebus ygerythrus) REHABILITATION CENTRE (South Africa)  

SECTION 6 REFERENCES, FURTHER READING & RECOMMENDED TEXTS 

APPENDICES [Not included]

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Specific Chapter/Section References

Reference Chapter/Section Title Chapter/Section Author Page nos.
  Section 1. Formulating a veterinary health programme    
D425.1.1.w1a 1.1 PASA Veterinary Minimum Standards    
D425.1.2.w1b 1.2 PASA Preventative health programme overview (from PASA Operations Manual)    
D425.1.3.w1c 1.3 Getting started - creating your preventative health programme    
D425.2.w2 Section 2. Sanctuary Husbandry & Management    
  Section 3. Veterinary Protocols & Procedures    
D425.3.1.w3a 3.1 Disease risk analysis    
D425.3.2.w3b 3.2 Disease contingency planning    
D425.3.3.w3c 3.3 Introduction to infectious disease epidemiology    
D425.3.4.w3d 3.4 Quarantine procedures    
D425.3.5.w3e 3.5 Health checks    
D425.3.6.w3f 3.6 Nutrition & diets    
D425.3.7.w3g 3.7 Special topic: Management of malnutrition    
D425.3.8.w3h 3.8 Emergency medicine    
D425.3.9.w3i 3.9 Dental health    
D425.3.10.w3j 3.10 Gastrointestinal parasitology    
D425.3.11.w3k 3.11 Special topic: malaria of non-human primates in Africa - an aid to diagnosis    
D425.3.12.w3l 3.12 Vaccinations    
D425.3.13.w3m 3.13 Primate handling and anaesthesia    
D425.3.14.w3n 3.14 Special topic: Fluid therapy    
D425.3.15.w3o 3.15 Drugs formulary for primates & primate sanctuaries    
D425.3.16.w3p 3.16 Endocrinology - reproduction, contraception and stress    
D425.3.17.w3q 3.17 Diagnostic sampling procedures    
D425.3.18.w3r 3.18 Necropsy procedures    
D425.3.19.w3s 3.19 Special topic - Clinical pathology - haematology and urinalysis    
D425.3.20.w3t 3.20 Protocol for writing medical reports    
D425.3.21.w3u 3.21 Surgery basics    
  SECTION 4 DISEASE CONDITIONS Disease issues important to sanctuaries    
D425.4.1.w4a 4.1 An Overview of Selected Diseases of African Primates    
D425.4.2.w4b 4.2 Respiratory Infections    
D425.4.3.w4c 4.3 Tuberculosis and its Diagnosis    
D425.4.4.w4d 4.4 Differential Diagnosis of Diarrhoea in Primates    
D425.4.5.w4e 4.5 Dermatitis - Skin Conditions    
D425.4.6.w4f 4.6 Ophthalmology - Eye Problems    
D425.4.7.w4g 4.7 Neurological Conditions    
D425.4.8.w4h 4.8 Differential Diagnosis of Seizures/Coma in Primates    
D425.4.9.w4i 4.9 Wound Management    
D425.4.10.w4j 4.10 Checklist Of Diseases Reported In Chimpanzees    
D425.4.11.wfk 4.11 Zoonoses - Human Diseases That Have Caused Infection And Disease in apes    
  Section 5 – Current Therapy    
D425.5.1.w5a 5.1 Trade In Great Apes And Wildlife Law Enforcement (Cameroon)    
D425.5.2.w5b 5.2 Placental Retention In A Bonobo (Dr Congo)
 
   
D425.5.3.w5c 5.3 Veterinary Overview Of Reintroduction – Help Congo And Ppg – 10 Years Of
Experience (Rep Of Congo And Gabon) – French
   
D425.5.4.w5d 5.4 Air Sacculitis In Bonobos (Dr Congo) – French    
D425.5.5.w5e 5.5 Field Bacteriology Creation Of A Lab At Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary (Uganda)    
D425.5.6.w5f 5.6 Respiratory Disease In Chimpanzees At Limbe Wildlife Centre (Cameroon)    
D425.5.7.w5g 5.7 Clinical Issues Seen In The Chimpanzees At Ol Pejeta Conservancy (Kenya)    
D425.5.8.w5h 5.8 Veterinary Overview For The Release Of Chimpanzees At The Centre For
Chimpanzee Conservation (Guinea)
   
D425.5.9.w5i 5.9 Management Of An Encephalomyocarditis Virus Outbreak At Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary (Sierra Leone)
 
   
D425.5.10.w5j 5.10 Management Of An Outbreak Of Mycobacteria Tuberculosis In A Vervet Monkey
(Chlorocebus pygerythrus) Rehabilitation Centre (South Africa)
 
   
D425.6.w6 Section 6 References, Further Reading & Recommended Texts    
D425.App.w7 Appendices    

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