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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
While there is no doubt that administration of immunosuppressive drugs to dogs, and sometimes cats, is critical for control of immune-mediated disease, administration of these drugs can cause adverse effects.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by chronic gastrointestinal signs associated with diffuse accumulation of lymphocytes and plasma cells in the lamina propria and morphologic abnormalities of the intestinal mucosa and epithelium.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Clinical signs suggestive of esophageal disease include regurgitation, dysphagia, odynophagia, salivation, retching, gagging, and repeated swallowing. Other less specific signs can include weight loss, anorexia or ravenous appetite, and depression.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Esophagitis is characterized by acute or chronic inflammation of the esophagus resulting from mechanical, corrosive, or acid-peptic injury to the mucosa. Mild esophagitis may be self-limiting or resolve with medical treatment.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Chronic hepatitis associated with abnormal accumulation of copper in liver cells is emerging as an important form of chronic liver disease in dogs.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Giardia duodenalis (also known as G. intestinalis, G. lamblia) is a pear-shaped, binucleated, flagellated protozoan parasite that infects the small intestine, impairs mucosal absorption, and causes diarrhea.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Molecular studies have determined that the intestines of dogs and cats harbor a complex population of commensal bacteria, referred to as the microbiota. Depending on its composition, the microbiota can be beneficial or harmful to the host.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 29, 2015
Crinkling paper. Clinking glasses. Even deaf cats with a newly defined epileptic syndrome can suffer neurologic effects when exposed to sounds such as these.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 27, 2015
Don't rely too heavily on T4 concentrations since cats can have a false elevation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 07, 2015
Initial exposure to a tick-borne disease may have contributed to this puppy's susceptibility to this fungal disease, which can be deadly if disseminated. Would you be able to catch the signs of infection?
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 07, 2015
Recent studies have shown the prevalence of this disorder is higher than what we thought even a decade ago.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 30, 2015
Since ultrasonography is becoming more accessible to all veterinary practitioners, learn all about this ultrasonographic examination protocol for trauma and start saving lives.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 29, 2015
Adopting acupuncture appeals to more clients and gives practices another tool in the toolbox.
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dvm360.com: Jun 25, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
This toolkit delivers articles, tips, handouts, videos and tools all designed to make it as easy as possible to discuss flea control with your team and clients. (With an educational grant provided by Merck)
Jun 25, 2015
A dog in Tampa, Fla., had a severe flea infestation. An area flea-counting system was used to evaluate pet flea counts.