UCLA Primate Health Care Records Summaries
Primate 9695 (vervet) was treated with sulfasalazine for a period of 3/03 - 5/04. This drug is a treatment for diarrhea. The primate had bloody diarrhea with mucous which persisted for over a year -- clearly a very serious condition. Lab tests demonstrated chronic blood loss. Tests also showed infections of entamoeba palecki and iodamoeba butschlii, intestinal parasites.
Primate 9797 (vervet) Surgical stereotaxic implant of deep stimulator and electrode into the subthalmic nucleus of the brain on 4/14/04. By 5/23/04 has sq flat round mass 12 cm in diameter. This primate is missing 2/3 of tail possibly another instance of self-mutilation. Diagnostic tests revealed a trichuris (intestinal parasite) infection.
Primate 9835 (vervet) This animal had several species of intestinal parasites iodamoeba butschlii and entamoeba coli.
Primate 9830 (vervet) --Intestinal parasites included: entamoeba coli, iodamoeba butschlii
Primate 9611 (vervet) -- Intestinal parasites: entamoeba coli and trichuris.
Primate 9821 (cynomologous monkey) -- Intestinal parasites include: Entamoeba palecki,
Primate 9730 (vervet) On 4-19-04 mptp (a chemical which mimics Parkinsons disease) injected into carotid artery; intestinal parasites included trichuris. Animal has history of ulceration @ tip of tail following amputation on 3/25/03. Please follow the healing since he recently 2/11 removed granulated/scabbed over tail tip. 3/7 severed gastrocnemius tendon; 3/21/03 deep laceration to tail; 3/25 palm laceration; 12/11 laceration to upper lip; 12/13 laceration to upper lip reopened; 2/11/04 ulcerated tail tip. We believe that this is an instance of self-mutilation.
Primate 9734 (vervet) This primate used in deep brain stimulation study; parasites: trichuris.
Primate AK 476 (macaca fasicularis) Surgical records indicate that he/she listed received only acepromazine, atropine and sufentanyl for a surgery which was a craniotomy and durotomy -- We question the adequacy of the anesthesia
Primate 072- 213 --Drugs for surgery: acepromazine, and atropine sufentanyl and propofol again we believe that this is inadequate anesthesia. AND used in same experiment as AK 476 different anesthesia administered. What impact does this inconsistency have on the validity of the experiment?? Date of surgery 1-27-03 same animal on 2/7/03 has wound cultures done on 4 wounds, buccal, right & left eyes, and genital area. Is this self-mutilation?
Primate 082-0225 euthanized by PI on 1-17-03 -- this follows surgery in the department of neurophysiology on 1/13/03 using only acepromazine, sufentanyl and propofol. The surgery was a craniotomy for protocol -- 98-214-12.
Primate GA 381 Only acepromazine, atropine & sufentanyl for surgery on 9/15/03 -- again in the department of neurophysiology craniotomy & durotomy (inadequate anesthesia).
Primate 013-1080 (cynomologus) Had repeated blood workups, long-term administration of potassium citrate; euthanized by PI on 9/19/03, amoxicillin as well; parasites included entamoeba coli.
Primate 09630 Intestinal parasites included entamoeba polecki and iodamoeba butschlii.
Primate 013-1094 Euthanized by PI on 3-30-04 stool revealed entamoeba coli and iodamoeba butschlii.
Primate 013-1071 Parasites included entamoeba coli; iodamoeba butschlii
Primate 30303 JACK First diagnostics done on 5-24-03 enterococcus species, staphylococcus; and Candida -- head cap infection noted on 6/6/03 -- very acute infection; still has a head cap infection as of 6/23/03; on 7/8/03 had bacteriological workup done; later on 2-19-04 had eye coils implanted.
Primate 788e ISIS Surgical head cap implantation pre-2002 bacterial infection by 12/20/2003. This is another instance of experimenting on an animal who is clearly seriously ill.
Primate 90-B114 Had a head cap infection, displacement of eye coil, confinement to restraint chair; removal of scar tissue from recording chamber well. We question adequacy of anesthesia for scar tissue procedure only ketamine.
Primate 30026 -- (macaque) Parasites included: entamoeba coli
Primate f-494 Bond Parasites included entamoeba coli
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