Please also see the ‘Common Diseases’ tab for more interesting information and links to publications.
National Guidelines for Management of Disease in Free-ranging Australian Wildlife
These Guidelines for Management of Disease in Free-ranging Australian Wildlife (the Guidelines) are managed by Wildlife Health Australia for information purposes only. Click (HERE) to access the guidelines.
A Good Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: A Practical Guide to Effective Gross Pathology Photography
Presentation slides and notes: Hall, J and Rose, K. (2013) A Practical Guide to Effective Gross Pathology Photography. Wildlife Disease Association (Australasia), Grampians, Victoria. October 2013.
2019 Wildlife Pathology Short Course, Small Animal Necropsy Workshop Notes
During February 2019 the Registry held a Small Animal Necropsy Workshop in conjunction with the Wildlife Pathology Short Course. The notes from this workshop can be found here.
2019 Wildlife Pathology Short Course, Practical Laboratory Skills Workshop Notes
During February 2019 the Registry held a Practical Laboratory Skills Workshop in conjunction with the Wildlife Pathology Short Course. The notes from this workshop include a number of colour images of common faecal parasites and differential cell morphology for amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
Sick and Dead Bird Surveillance
The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines for the collection of samples that will lead to a diagnosis being reached in sick and dead wild birds collected in Australia, and will allow testing to rule out the presence of animal diseases of concern to Australia (such as avian influenza, West Nile Virus and Newcastle Disease).
Wild Bird HPAI Surveillance Manual
A Joint Publication of the Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, and the Zoological Parks Board of NSW. Rome, 2006.
Emergency animal diseases A field guide for Australian veterinarians
The Australian Department of Agriculture has produced a comprehensive field guide on emergency animal diseases that may be seen in domestic production animals. It will help veterinarians in the field include appropriate EADs in their differential diagnoses, and take appropriate action if presented with signs of an unusual disease. The field guide can be accessed by clicking HERE.
A report compiled from a 2 day workshop at the University of Melbourne, November 2012, about the Christmas Island Flying Fox: Walshe et al 2012 CIFF risk based decision report
A 2014 Christmas Island Flying Fox status report: Flakus et al 2014 CIFF Status Report
Captive Husbandry Manual for Christmas Island Flying Fox (CLICK HERE)
2017 Reptile Enterococcus Biosecurity Alert (CLICK HERE)
Pathology of Australian Native Wildlife
Medicine of Australian Mammals
Radiology of Australian Mammals
A Guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians
Available from ABK/Reptile Publications at www.reptilepublications.com