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Asymptomatic Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Great Danes: Clinical, Electrocardiographic, Echocardiographic and Echo-Doppler Features
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a frequent cardiac disease in Great Danes, characterized by chronic and progressive primary systolic dysfunction. The disease produces a progressive ventricularExpand
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Serum Values of Cardiac Troponin-T in Normal and Cardiomyopathic Dogs
Together with tropomyosin, the troponin complex participates in the contraction of skeletal and cardiac muscles. Troponin is composed of three subunits, namely troponin C (TnC), troponin I (TnI), andExpand
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Effects of Interferon Alpha (INF-α) Therapy on Peripheral Blood Lymphocyte Subsets from FIV and FeLV Naturally Infected Cats
Lymphocyte depletion is assessed as a central event in the pathogenesis of FIV infection, whereas the data regarding FeLV infection are insufficient and sometimes conflicting (Novotney et al., 1990;Expand
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Clinicopathologic and prognostic factors in short- and long-term surviving dogs with protein-losing enteropathy.
INTRODUCTION The aim of the present study was to investigate the differences in the characteristics of short- and long-term surviving dogs with protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) and to identifyExpand
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Validation of Thromboelastometry in Cattle
Thromboelastometry (TEM) and thromboelastography are useful tools for the evaluation of the entire clotting process from the activation of plasmatic factors until fibrinolysis. TEM has been validatedExpand
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Development of a diagnostic diagram for rapid field assessment of acidosis severity in diarrheic calves.
OBJECTIVE To develop a diagnostic diagram for rapid field assessment of acidosis severity in diarrheic calves. DESIGN Prospective cross-sectional study. ANIMALS 148 Piedmontese calves (38 calvesExpand
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Helcococcus kunzii Isolated from a Sow with Purulent Urocystitis
ABSTRACT Helcococcus kunzii has never been reported in veterinary medicine. The isolation of H. kunzii from a sow with purulent urocystitis is described, suggesting this organism's potentialExpand
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Potential Pathogenetic Role of Bovine Herpesvirus 4 in Two Dairy Cows with Dermatitis-Pyrexia-Hemorrhagic Syndrome
ABSTRACT Dermatitis, pyrexia, and hemorrhagic syndrome (DPHS) is a rare bovine syndrome of unclear etiology. We describe two DPHS cases, the first to occur in Italy, with clinicopathological findingsExpand
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Effect of Storage and Cryopreservation on the Lymphocyte Responses to Polyclonal Mitogens in Cattle
Lymphocyte proliferation assay is an important diagnostic tool in laboratory testing of immunological competence. In human medicine samples stored overnight and cryopreserved are used for in-vitroExpand
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Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid from 20 calves after storage for 24 hours
Samples of CSF collected from 20 normal healthy calves were analysed either immediately or after having been stored for 24 hours at 4°C in the presence of 11 per cent autologous serum. There were noExpand
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