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Articles by J.M. MacDonald, DVM, DACVD

J.M. MacDonald, DVM, DACVD


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Derm Jeopardy: "I'll take annoying parasites for $400, Bob" (Proceedings)
May 1, 2011

Despite the advent of newer demodicidal therapeutics, management of the chronic relapsing or refractory demodicosis cases remains a frustration. Conservative therapy continues to represent the preferred approach to localized demodicosis in the juvenile. Benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is often selected as an initial choice.

Southern style itch-the five step manual on the diagnosis and management (Proceedings)
May 1, 2011

Diagnosis of pruritic dermatopathies requires the dedication of collecting an historical account of the problem complete with all interrelationships of seasonality, in-contact animals, human disease and treatment, including specific drugs, treatment regimens and therapeutic outcome.

Why didn't that antibiotic treatment work? Overview of bacterial skin disease (Proceedings)
May 1, 2011

Bacterial skin infections represent a common condition affecting the canine and is often recurrent. The infective organism most frequently isolated is Staphylococcus intermedius although other species of staphylococcus may be involved.

More derm Jeopardy: "These lumps and bumps are for you" (Proceedings)
May 1, 2011

Cutaneous or subcutaneous nodules are relatively common problems in the dog and cat with assorted etiologies to be considered. The diagnostic pursuit is often critical to attaining a definitive diagnosis for optimal clinical management.

Southern style itch with grits-sure fire methods to control atropy and complicating problems (Proceedings)
May 1, 2011

The combination of clinical diseases observed in pruritic dogs has been a consistent finding over the decades. The occurrence of the atopic dog with flea allergy dermatitis and secondary bacterial pyoderma led to the common expression in th '80's of the Southeastern Triad not that the S.E. has any royalty rights to this combination of clinical problems.

Derm Jeopardy -"How to make fleas flee" (Proceedings)
May 1, 2011

Flea allergy continues to be a common condition affecting dogs and cats despite the major advances in the understanding of flea biology, the immune mechanisms of flea allergy and the availability of newer chemicals providing more optimal flea control.

Why didn't that antibiotic treatment work? Overview of bacterial skin diseases (Proceedings
November 1, 2009

Bacterial skin infections represent a common condition affecting the canine and is often recurrent.

More derm Jeopardy: "These lumps and bumps are for you" (Proceedings)
November 1, 2009

Cutaneous or subcutaneous nodules are relatively common problems in the dog and cat with assorted etiologies to be considered.

More derm Jeopardy: "I'll take annoying parasites for $400, Bob" (Proceedings)
November 1, 2009

Despite the advent of newer demodicidal therapeutics, management of the chronic relapsing or refractory demodicosis cases remains a frustration.

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