Date Stranded: November 11, 2023
Date Released: November 18, 2023

Reason for Stranding

Found in the jetties at Boca Chica beach side.

Patient History

3.2 lb non-FP juvenile green.

Patient Injuries

Minor abrasions on carapace, moderate abrasions on plastron.

Patient Treatments

In-house PCV = 36%, TP = 3.4 g/dl, glucose = 109, started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, Normosol.

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