Lettie

Lettie

Species: Green sea turtle
(Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date
: January 26, 2018
Stranding Location: Ft. Pierce, FL

Initial Weight
: 4.97 Ibs.
Current Weight: 4.97 Ibs.

Issue: Debilitated
Current Condition: New patient

ADMISSION NOTE:

Lettie is a juvenile green sea turtle that was found in Fort Pierce lethargic and emaciated, with algae covering its carapace and soft tissue. Bloodwork shows a high white cell count indicating a systemic infection. We will monitor Lettie closely and repeat bloodwork often as we treat with antibiotics. 

PROGRESS KEY:

Sea_turtle_icon(green)This turtle is progressing well and responding to therapy as desired.

Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)There is a minor issue that we are working to resolve.

Sea_turtle_icon(red)More details to follow.

PROGRESS NOTES:

02/14/2018 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

02/07/2018 – Sea_turtle_icon(yellow) The white cell count is slowly decreasing. Treatment will be continued.

01/26/18 – New patient