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Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people

James Morrisey

Dr. James Morrisey
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C2 532 CPC, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853
P (607) 253-4266
F (607) 253-3271

Selected Publications

Morrisey JK, Reichard T, Lloyd M and Bernard J. Vitamin D deficiency rickets in three Colobus   monkeys (Colobus guereza kikuyuensis) at the Toledo Zoo.  J Zoo Wildl Med 26(4):  564-568, 1995.

Morrisey JK.  Parasites of ferrets, rabbits, and rodents.  Sem Avian and Exotic Pet Med 5(2): 106-114, 1996.

Kolmstetter CM, Carpenter JW and Morrisey JK.  Diagnosis and treating endocrine diseases in ferrets. Vet Med 91(12): 1104-1110, 1996.

Morrisey JK, Carpenter JW and Kolmstetter CM.  Restraint and diagnostic techniques for ferrets. Vet Med 91(12): 1084-1097, 1996.

Morrisey JK.  Ectoparasites of ferrets and rabbits.  Exotic Pet Pract 1(10): 1-2, 1996.

Morrisey JK.  Diseases of the avian upper respiratory tract.  Sem Avian Exotic Anim Med 6(4):195-200, 1997.

Morrisey JK.  Urinary tract disorders in rabbits and guinea pigs.  Exotic Pet Pract 2(1): 1-2, 1997.

Ivery ES, Morrisey JK.  Anesthetic monitoring for the reptilian patient.  Exotic Pet Pract 2(7): 49-52, 1997.

Morrisey JK.  Dysuria in a ferret (Mustela putorius furo).  Exotic Pet Pract 2(8): 63, 1997.

Morrisey JK.  Egg binding in an iguana.  Exotic Pet Pract 3(2): 15, 1998.

Morrisey JK.  Avian aspergillosis.  Exotic Pet Pract 3(10): 73-73, 1998.

Morrisey JK.  Insulinomas in ferrets.  Exotic Pet Pract 3(11): 81-82, 84, 1998.

Morrisey JK.  Gastrointestinal diseases of psittacines.  Sem Avian Exotic Pet Med 8(2): 66-74, 1999.

Morrisey JK.  Urolythiasis [urolithiasis] in a green iguana.  Exotic Pet Pract 4(7): 53, 55, 1999.

Morrisey JK.  Avian transfusion medicine.  Exotic Pet Pract 4(9): 65-66, 1999.

Morrisey JK.  Diagnostic sampling in ferrets.  Exotic Pet Pract 5(9): 65-66, 68, 2000.

Morrisey JK.  Medical management of adrenal disease in the domestic ferret.  Exotic Pet Pract 5(11): 81-82, 84, 2000.

Morrisey JK, Paul-Murphy J, Flalkowski JP, Hart A, Darien BJ.  Estimation of prothrombin times of Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis) and umbrella cockatoos (Cacatua alba).  J Avian Med Surg 17(2): 72-77, 2003.

de Matos R, Morrisey JK.  Emergency and critical care of small psittacines and passerines.  Sem Avian Exotic Pet Med 14(2): 90-105, 2005.

Morrisey J, McEntee M. Therapeutic options for thymomas in rabbits. Sem Avian Exotic Pet Med 14(3): 175-181, 2005.

Childs-Sanford SE, Peters RM, Morrisey JK, Alcaraz A.  Sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma in a binturong (Arctictis binturong).  J Zoo Wildl Med 36(2): 308-312, 2005.

de Matos R, Morrisey JK, Steffey M. Post-intubation tracheal stenosis in a blue and gold Macaw (Ara ararauna) resolved with tracheal resection and anastomosis. J Avian Med Surg 9(1): 167-174, 2006.

 Ramer JC, Benson KG, Morrisey JK, O'Brien RT, Paul-Murphy J.  Effects of melatonin administration on the clinical course of adrenocortical disease in domestic ferrets. J Am Vet Med Assoc 229(11): 1743-1748, 2006.

 Starkey SR, Morrisey JK, Hickam HD, Albright JD, Lynch MJ. Extrapyramidal side effects in a blue and gold macaw (Ara arauana) treated with haloperidol and clomipramine.  J Avian Med Surg 22(3): 234-239, 2008.

Starkey SR, Morrisey JK, Stewart JE, Buckles EL. Pituitary-dependent hypoadrenocorticism in a cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis).  J Am Vet Med Assoc 232(3): 394-398, 2008.

Starkey SR, Wood C, de Matos R, Ledbetter EC, Morrisey JK.  Central diabetes insipidus in an African grey parrot.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 237(4): 415-419, 2010.

Andres KM, Kent M, Siedlecki CT, Mayer J, Brandao J, Hawkins MG, Morrisey JK, Quesenberry K, Valli VE, Bennett RA.  The use of megavoltage radiation therapy in the treatment of thymomas in rabbits: 19 cases.  Vet Comp Oncol 10(2): 82-94, 2012.

Northrup NC, Wilson Barron GH, Aldridge CF, Powers LV, Greenacre CB, Hutcheson JD, Morrisey JK. Outcome of client-owned domestic rabbits undergoing limb amputation: 34 cases (200-2009). Submitted to JAVMA September 2012.

Springer NL, Morrisey JK, Erb HN, Stokol T. Evaluation of the performance of plasma glutamate dehydrogenase for the diagnosis of liver disease in birds: a retrospective study (2004-2009)  In progress.

Guzman D, Graham, J, Morrisey JK. Colonic obstruction following ovariohysterectomy in rabbits. (In preparation)