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Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people

Noha Abou-Madi

Dr. Noha Abou-Madi
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C3508 CPC, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853
p (607) 253-3371
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Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center

Selected Publications

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (^ indicates mentor role in research and publication)

Weidner, E.B., J. Peddie, L.R. Peddie, N. Abou-Madi, G.V. Kollias, C. Doyle, W.A. Lindsay, R. Isaza, S.Terrell, T.M. Lynch, K. Johnson, G. Johnson, C. Sammut, B. Daft, F. Uzal.  Strangulating Intestinal Obstructions in Four Captive Elephants (Elephas maximus and Loxodonta africana).  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 43(1):125-130. 2012.

Bartlett, S.L., D.M. Imai, J.G. Trupkiewicz, M. M. Garner, S. Ogasawara., T. Stokol, M. Kiupel, N. Abou-Madi^, and G. V. Kollias.  Intestinal Lymphoma of Granular Lymphocytes in a Fisher (Martes pennanti) and a Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 41 (2): 309–315, 2010.

Bunting, E.M., M.M Garner, N.Abou-Madi^, R.E. Schmidt R.E., G.V. Kollias, Proliferative thyroid lesions and hyperthyroidism in captive fishers (Martes pennanti).  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 41 (2): 296-308, 2010.

Bartlett, S.L., N. Abou-Madi^, M. Kraus, G.V. Kollias. Electrocardiography of Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus): Development of Standard Techniques and Characterization of normal waveform. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 40 (3): 466-473, 2009.

Bunting, E.M., N. Abou-Madi^, S. Cox, T. Martin-Jimenez, H. Fox, G.V. Kollias. Evaluation of oral itraconazole administration in captive Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 40 (3): 508-518, 2009.

Bartlett, S.L., N. Abou-Madi^, J. Messick, A. Birkenheuer, G.V. Kollias. Diagnosis and Treatment of Babesia odocoilei in Captive Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) and Recognition of Three Novel Host Species. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 40 (1):152-159, 2009.

Childs S., N. Abou-Madi^, G.V. Kollias. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in a closed colony of Egyptian fruit bats (Rousettus aegyptiacus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 40 (1): 8-14, 2009.

Bowser, P.R., N. Abou-Madi, M.M. Garner, S.L. Bartlett, S.G. Grimmett, G.A. Wooster, T.A. Paul, R.N. Casey and  J.W. Casey. Fibrosarcoma in yellow perch (Perca flavescens).  Journal of Fish Diseases. 28: 1-5, 2005.

Abou-Madi, N., P.V. Scrivani, G.V. Kollias, S.M. Hernandez-Divers. Diagnosis of skeletal injuries in chelonians using computed tomography. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 35 (2): 226–231, 2004.

Abou-Madi, N., G. V. Kollias, R. P. Hackett, N. G. Ducharme, R. D. Gleed, J. P. Moakler. Umbilical herniorrhaphy in a juvenile Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 35 (2): 221–225, 2004.

Abou-Madi, N., E.R. Jacobson. Effects of blood processing techniques on sodium and potassium values: a comparison between Aldabra tortoises (Geochelone gigantae) and Burmese mountain tortoises (Geochelone emys). Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 32 (2): 61-66, 2003.

Abou-Madi, N., T.J. Kern. Squamous cell carcinoma associated with a periorbital mass in a veiled chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus). Veterinary Ophthalmology. 5(3): 217-220, 2002.

Hernandez-Divers S., G. V. Kollias, N. Abou-Madi, B. K. Hartup. Surgical technique for intra-abdominal radiotransmitter placement in North American River Otters (Lontra canadensis). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 32 (2): 202-205, 2001.

Abou-Madi, N.  Médecine de la faune: principes et applications (Wildlife Medicine: principles and applications). Le Médecin Vétérinaire du Québec. 31 (1): 11-16, 2001.

Forest, T.W., N. Abou-Madi, B.A. Summers, S.J. Tornquist, B.J. Cooper. Sarcocystis neurona-like encephalitis in a Canada lynx (Felis lynx canadensis). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 31 (3): 383-387, 2000.

Miller M., B. Coville, N. Abou-Madi, J. Olsen. Comparison of in vitro tests for evaluation of passive transfer of immunoglobulins in giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 1999. 30 (1): 85-93, 1999.

Abou-Madi, N., E.R. Jacobson, C.D. Buergelt, J. Schumacher, B.H Williams.  Disseminated undifferentiated sarcoma in an Indian rock python (Python molurus molurus).  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 25(1): 143-149, 1994.

Ganey T.M., J.A Ogden, N. Abou-Madi, B.R. Coville, J.M. Zdziarski, J.H. Olsen.  Meniscal ossification: II. The normal pattern in the tiger knee.  Skeletal Radiology. 23: 173-179, 1994.

Abou-Madi M., D. Trop, N. Abou-Madi, P. Ravussin. Does a bolus of mannitol initiall aggravate intracranial hypertension? A study at various PaCO2 tensions in dogs. British Journal of Anaethesia. 59(5): 630-639, 1987.

Abou-Madi, N., D. Blais.  Feline anesthesia: Saffan, a new steroid anesthetic.  Le Médecin Vétérinaire du Québec. 17: 174-177, 1987.

Abou-Madi, N., D. Blais.  Ketamine hydrochloride in feline anesthesia.  Le Médecin Vétérinaire du Québec. 16: 9-14, 1986.

Abou-Madi, N.  Bird discoloration in captivity: role of dietary pigments. Carnets de Zoologie. 43(4): 16-18, 1983.


Kollias, G.V., N. Abou-Madi. Procyonids and Mustelids. In: D. Heard and G. West (eds). Wildlife and Zoo Animal Anesthesia and Immobilization. Blackwell Publishing. 417-428, 2007.

Abou-Madi, N. Anesthesia and Analgesia of Small Mammals. In: Recent Advances in Anesthesia and Analgesia: Companion Animals. International Veterinary Information System. January 2006.

Homco, L., N. Abou-Madi. Diagnosis and Management of Hyperthyroidism in a Captive Fisher (Martes pennanti). Wild Things. Fall/Winter issue of Program. 2004.

Homco, L., N. Abou-Madi. Cholelithiasis in a Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia). Wild Things. Spring issue of Program. 2003.

Abou-Madi, N. Cuculiformes. In: Fowler M.E. and R. E. Miller (eds). Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine 5th Ed. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine 5th Ed. 211-213, 2003.

Abou-Madi, N. Hematology and Biochemistry. Callitrichid Husbandry Manual. 110-112, 1999.

Abou-Madi, N. Avian Anesthesia. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice. 2001. 4 (1): 147-167.

Abou-Madi N.  Dysecdysis in Reptiles. In: Bonagura, J.D. (ed.): Kirk’s Current Veterinary Medicine XIII. 1176-1178. 2000.

Abou-Madi N., G.V. Kollias.  Avian Fluid Therapy.  Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XI.  RW Kirk and JD Bonagura (eds). 1154-1159, 1992.

Abou-Madi M., D. Trop, N. Abou-Madi, P. Ravussin.  Intracranial pressure changes following a bolus injection of mannitol at various levels of PaCO2 in normal dogs and dogs with experimentally induced intracranial hypertension.  ICP VI.  JD Miller et al. (eds).  Springer-Verlag.  New York. 590-595, 1985.