Craig Harms

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Affiliation: North Carolina State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The Effects of Feeding on Hematological and Plasma Biochemical Profiles in Green (Chelonia mydas) and Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Sea Turtles
    Eric T Anderson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Vet Med Int 2011:890829. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiograms of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) out of water: habituated collection versus wild postcapture animals
    Craig A Harms
    North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:972-81. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Venous blood gas and lactate values of mourning doves (Zenaida macroura), boat-tailed grackles (Quiscalus major), and house sparrows (Passer domesticus) after capture by mist net, banding, and venipuncture
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University, 303 College Circle, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 43:77-84. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma with vascular invasion in a diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus)
    Eric T Anderson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 41:745-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgery in fish research: common procedures and postoperative care
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Morehead City, NC, USA
    Lab Anim (NY) 34:28-34. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Bartonella species detection in captive, stranded and free-ranging cetaceans
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, Environmental Medicine Consortium, North Carolina State University, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA
    Vet Res 39:59. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of adoption of adult laboratory ferrets after gonadectomy during a veterinary student teaching exercise
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University, Morehead City, NC, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 46:50-4. 2007
  8. pmc Quantitative polymerase chain reaction for transforming growth factor-beta applied to a field study of fish health in Chesapeake Bay tributaries
    C A Harms
    Environmental Medicine Consortium and Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:447-52. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Struvite penile urethrolithiasis in a pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps)
    Craig A Harms
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Environmental Medicine Consortium, College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University, North Carolina 28557, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:588-93. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta response to mycobacterial infection in striped bass Morone saxatilis and hybrid tilapia Oreochromis spp
    Craig A Harms
    Environmental Medicine Consortium and Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 303 College Circle, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 95:155-63. 2003

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Publications39

  1. pmc The Effects of Feeding on Hematological and Plasma Biochemical Profiles in Green (Chelonia mydas) and Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Sea Turtles
    Eric T Anderson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Vet Med Int 2011:890829. 2011
    ..Although statistically significant changes were observed, the median percent differences between pre- and postprandial values did not exceed 10% for any of these analytes and would not likely alter the clinical interpretation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiograms of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) out of water: habituated collection versus wild postcapture animals
    Craig A Harms
    North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:972-81. 2013
    ..It appears that the dolphin cardiovascular system compensates suitably well to capture, as measured by ECG under the conditions of this study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Venous blood gas and lactate values of mourning doves (Zenaida macroura), boat-tailed grackles (Quiscalus major), and house sparrows (Passer domesticus) after capture by mist net, banding, and venipuncture
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University, 303 College Circle, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 43:77-84. 2012
    ..The effect of other adverse conditions, however, could be additive...
  4. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma with vascular invasion in a diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus)
    Eric T Anderson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 41:745-8. 2010
    ..What was initially suspected to be an abscessed tail was ultimately determined to be SCC originating at the base of the rattle...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgery in fish research: common procedures and postoperative care
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Morehead City, NC, USA
    Lab Anim (NY) 34:28-34. 2005
    ..The author presents a primer on fish surgery with an emphasis on research applications...
  6. doi request reprint Bartonella species detection in captive, stranded and free-ranging cetaceans
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, Environmental Medicine Consortium, North Carolina State University, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA
    Vet Res 39:59. 2008
    ..The detection of Bartonella spp. from cetaceans may be of pathophysiological concern...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of adoption of adult laboratory ferrets after gonadectomy during a veterinary student teaching exercise
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University, Morehead City, NC, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 46:50-4. 2007
    ..Adrenal gland disease, insulinoma, or lymphosarcoma occurred in 23% of all ferrets and accounted for 57% of those ferrets that had died prior to the time of the survey...
  8. pmc Quantitative polymerase chain reaction for transforming growth factor-beta applied to a field study of fish health in Chesapeake Bay tributaries
    C A Harms
    Environmental Medicine Consortium and Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:447-52. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Struvite penile urethrolithiasis in a pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps)
    Craig A Harms
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Environmental Medicine Consortium, College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University, North Carolina 28557, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:588-93. 2004
    ..Role of the urethrolithiasis in the whale's stranding is speculative but could have involved pain or metabolic perturbations such as uremia or hyperammonemia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta response to mycobacterial infection in striped bass Morone saxatilis and hybrid tilapia Oreochromis spp
    Craig A Harms
    Environmental Medicine Consortium and Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 303 College Circle, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 95:155-63. 2003
    ..Downregulation of TGF-beta and failure to modulate the immune response may be related to excessive inflammatory damage to organs observed in mycobacteria-sensitive fish species...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of a two-step Percoll gradient for separation of loggerhead sea turtle peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    C A Harms
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27606, USA
    J Wildl Dis 36:535-40. 2000
    ..Isolated PBMCs can be used for cellular immunology and toxicology studies on these threatened marine organisms for which other tissues can usually be obtained only sporadically from post-mortem specimens...
  12. ncbi request reprint Venous blood gases and lactates of wild loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) following two capture techniques
    Craig A Harms
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, North Carolina State University, 28557, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:366-74. 2003
    ..Both capture systems caused perturbations in blood gas, acid-base, and lactate status, though alterations were greater in trawl captured turtles...
  13. ncbi request reprint Surgery in fish
    C A Harms
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 3:759-74. 2000
    ..Procedures described include celiotomy, enucleation, pseudobranchectomy, swim bladder surgery, gonadectomy, liver and kidney biopsy techniques, telemetry device implantation, and vascular catheterization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Plasma biochemistry reference values of wild bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo
    Craig Harms
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, Morehead City, NC 28857, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 31:111-5. 2002
    ..Elasmobranchs (sharks, skates, and rays) are of commercial, sport, research, and exhibit importance, however, blood chemistry reference values have been determined for few of these species...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship between barnacle epibiotic load and hematologic parameters in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), a comparison between migratory and residential animals in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina
    M Andrew Stamper
    North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, 4700 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:635-41. 2005
    ..There were no significant differences of epibiota load, health of the turtles, or condition index between turtles captured during the two events...
  16. ncbi request reprint The identification of a genetically unique piroplasma in North American river otters (Lontra canadensis)
    A J Birkenheuer
    Environmental Medicine Consortium, NC 27606, USA
    Parasitology 134:631-5. 2007
    ..The pathogenic potential of this organism for otters or other species remains unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint A quantitative real-time RT-PCR assay to measure TGF-beta mRNA and its correlation with hematologic, plasma chemistry and organo-somatic indices responses in triamcinolone-treated Atlantic menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus
    A K Johnson
    Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 30:473-84. 2006
    ..The health indices used in this study may help us interpret some of the changes observed during the development of ulcerative skin lesions in wild-caught menhaden...
  18. ncbi request reprint A novel gammaherpesvirus associated with genital lesions in a Blainville's beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris)
    Jeremiah T Saliki
    Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:142-8. 2006
    ..This new virus, tentatively named Ziphiid herpesvirus type 1, was associated with but not determined to be the cause of genital disease in the Blainville's beaked whale...
  19. ncbi request reprint Field anaesthesia of leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea)
    C A Harms
    North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
    Vet Rec 161:15-21. 2007
    ..No apparent mortalities or serious anaesthetic complications occurred. The observed within-season return nesting rate of the anaesthetised turtles was comparable with that of unanaesthetised turtles...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute hypoxia-reperfusion triggers immunocompromise in Nile tilapia
    K Choi
    Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 19:128-40. 2007
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Evaluation of five clinical chemistry analyzers for use in health assessment in sea turtles
    Karen N Wolf
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Environmental Medicine Consortium, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:470-5. 2008
    ..To compare blood biochemical values obtained from a handheld analyzer, 2 tabletop analyzers, and 2 diagnostic laboratories by use of replicate samples of sea turtle blood...
  22. ncbi request reprint Propofol anesthesia in loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtles
    Robert A MacLean
    Environmental Medicine Consortium, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:143-50. 2008
    ..In conclusion, propofol is a safe and effective injectable anesthetic for use in free-ranging loggerhead sea turtles that provides rapid induction and recovery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clearance of a dermal Huffmanela sp. in a sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) using levamisole
    Robert A MacLean
    Environmental Medicine Consortium, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 73:83-8. 2006
    ..These measurements do not correlate with previously reported species of Huffmanela. Serial treatment with levamisole (10 mg kg(-1), intramuscular [i.m.]) cleared the egg tracks within 21 d, with no recurrence or apparent complications...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the gross and histologic reactions to five commonly used suture materials in the skin of the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
    Allison D Tuttle
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 45:22-6. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Plasma biochemistry reference values of wild-caught southern stingrays (Dasyatis americana)
    Danielle K Cain
    Department of Clinical Sciences and the Environmental Consortium, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:471-6. 2004
    ..4 (in g/L) [or TS = (1.161 x TP) + 2.54 (in g/dl)]. The reference ranges reported in this study can be used to aid in the management of aquarium stingrays and to create a baseline for health monitoring of the wild Dasyatis spp...
  26. ncbi request reprint Secondary amyloidosis and renal failure in a captive California sea lion (Zalophus californianus)
    Sathya K Chinnadurai
    Department of Clinical Sciences, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 39:274-8. 2008
    ..Systemic amyloidosis should be considered as an additional differential diagnosis for renal failure in California sea lions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of respiratory muscle unloading on exercise-induced diaphragm fatigue
    Mark A Babcock
    John Rankin Laboratory of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706 2368, USA
    J Appl Physiol 93:201-6. 2002
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Sex differences in pulmonary function during exercise
    Craig A Harms
    Department of Kinesiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:664-8. 2008
    ..The consequence of these pulmonary effects may influence exercise capacity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of fluconazole in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) after single intravenous and subcutaneous injections, and multiple subcutaneous injections
    Kate M Mallo
    Environmental Medicine Consortium, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27606, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 33:29-35. 2002
    ..The results of this study suggest that fluconazole can be effectively administered to sea turtles at a dosage of 10 mg/kg every 5 days after a loading dose of 21 mg/kg...
  30. pmc Insights into the role of the respiratory muscle metaboreflex
    Craig A Harms
    J Physiol 584:711. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine contaminants in sea turtles: correlations between whole blood and fat
    Jennifer M Keller
    Duke University, Integrated Toxicology Program and Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Division of Coastal Systems Science and Policy, Beaufort, North Carolina 28516, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:726-38. 2004
    ..Therefore, caution should be used when monitoring spatial or temporal trends, as OC levels may increase in the blood following mobilization of fat stores, such as during long migrations, breeding, or disease events...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of oxytetracycline in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) after single intravenous and intramuscular injections
    Craig A Harms
    Environmental Medicine Consortium, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:477-88. 2004
    ..Although maximum plasma concentration by i.m. administration was lower than for the i.v. route, the long elimination time indicates that an infrequent dosing interval may be effective for sensitive bacteria...
  33. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and clinical pathology changes in koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) subjected to anesthesia and surgery with and without intra-operative analgesics
    Craig A Harms
    Environmental Medicine Consortium, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Comp Med 55:221-6. 2005
    ..No adverse effects of butorphanol or ketoprofen at these doses were identified. These results suggest a mild behavioral sparing effect of butorphanol and reduced muscle damage from the antiinflammatory activity of ketoprofen...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of inspiratory muscle training on exercise responses in normoxia and hypoxia
    Amy E Downey
    Department of Kinesiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1A Natatorium, KS 66506, United States
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 156:137-46. 2007
    ..Ratings of perceived exertion and dyspnea were also significantly reduced. These data suggest that IMT significantly improves structural and functional physiologic measures in hypoxic exercise...
  35. ncbi request reprint Use of a supraplastron approach to the coelomic cavity for repair of an esophageal tear in a loggerhead sea turtle
    Gayle H Jaeger
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:353-5, 311. 2003
    ..The turtle recovered well and was able to be released to the wild. The surgical approach was associated with less trauma and shorter healing and rehabilitation times, compared with traditional plastron osteotomy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Surgical excision of mycotic (Cladosporium sp.) granulomas from the mantle of a cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis)
    Craig A Harms
    North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, 303 College Circle, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:524-30. 2006
    ..Two months following the procedure, the animal was found dead in exhibit. Histopathologic examination revealed multisystemic fungal infection...
  37. pmc Bartonella DNA in loggerhead sea turtles
    K Hope Valentine
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:949-50. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic evaluation of the esophagus and stomach in three loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) and a Malaysian giant turtle (Orlitia borneensis)
    Barrak M Pressler
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 34:88-92. 2003
    ..The turtles in this report may serve as references for future endoscopic examinations of these species...
  39. pmc Associations between organochlorine contaminant concentrations and clinical health parameters in loggerhead sea turtles from North Carolina, USA
    Jennifer M Keller
    Duke University, Integrated Toxicology Program and Nicholas School of the Environment Coastal Systems Science and Policy, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1074-9. 2004
    ..These correlations suggest that OC contaminants may be affecting the health of loggerhead sea turtles even though sea turtles accumulate lower concentrations of OCs compared with other wildlife...