Articles by Leah A. Cohn, DVM, PhD, DACVIM - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by Leah A. Cohn, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Leah A. Cohn, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Ehrlichia ewingii Q&A (Sponsored by IDEXX)
March 27, 2012

Get answers to your questions about this form of ehrlichiosis.

Spotlight on Ehrlichia ewingii (Sponsored by IDEXX)
March 27, 2012

In many parts of the United States, infection of dogs with the pathogen Ehrlichia ewingii is far more common than infection with the better-known Ehrlichia canis.

Acute onset of canine granulocytic ehrlichiosis in a young dog (Sponsored by IDEXX)
March 27, 2012

On May 31, 2010, a 2-year-old 27-kg neutered male mixed-breed dog was presented to the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital's Community Practice clinic for progressive lethargy and difficulty walking of about 4 days' duration.

Therapy for bacterial pneumonia (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Bacterial pneumonia encompasses a wide spectrum of disease from chronic to acute, unilobar or multilobar, and with clinical signs ranging from mild tachypnea or cough to rapidly progressive and fatal pulmonary infection. Cats are subject to bacterial pneumonia far less frequently than are dogs.

Feline respiratory case challenges (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Diseases of the respiratory tract are a common reason for cats seeking veterinary medical attention. Depending on the location and type of respiratory disease, the clinical signs are variable.

Tracheal collapse (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Cough is a common reason for dogs to be presented for veterinary care, and tracheal collapse is a common cause of chronic cough in dogs. The tracheal lumen remains open during both inspiration and expiration thanks to the support of cartilaginous rings.

Inhalant drug therapy (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Inhalant delivery of Aerosolized medication offers a number of theoretical benefits including an enormous absorptive surface area across a permeable membrane, a low enzyme environment that results in little drug degradation, avoidance of hepatic first-pass metabolism, and reproducible absorption kinetics.

White pleural effusion: Pyothorax and chylothorax (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Pleural effusion is a relatively common cause of respiratory distress in the dog and cat. Both species are affected by several types of effusion, with numerous causes and variable prognosis.

Therapy for feline bronchopulmonary disease (asthma) (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Feline asthma is one of the most common bronchopulmonary diseases in cats and is responsible for substantial morbidity and occasional mortality. It is an IgE mediated hypersensitivity response against what otherwise would be harmless environmental Aeroallergens.


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