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Prevalence of ectoparasites in a population of feral cats from north central Florida during the summer.
Ectoparasites are a common and important cause of skin disorders in cats. Ectoparasites are capable of disease transmission and can cause life-threatening anemia in young or debilitated animals. TheExpand
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Pharmacokinetics of pentoxifylline in dogs after oral and intravenous administration.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the pharmacokinetics of pentoxifylline (PTX) and its 5-hydroxyhexyl-metabolite, metabolite 1 (M1), in dogs after IV administration of a single dose and oral administration ofExpand
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Comparison of the clinical efficacy of oral terbinafine and ketoconazole combined with cephalexin in the treatment of Malassezia dermatitis in dogs--a pilot study.
The purpose of this randomized, single blinded clinical trial was to evaluate cytologically and clinically the efficacy of oral cephalexin alone and its combination with terbinafine or ketoconazoleExpand
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Comparison of body temperature in cats using a veterinary infrared thermometer and a digital rectal thermometer.
The purpose of this study was to determine if the temperatures obtained using a veterinary infrared (IR) thermometer agreed with a digital rectal thermometer in a group of research cats, half ofExpand
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Double-blinded, placebo-controlled, cross-over pilot study on the efficacy of zileuton for canine atopic dermatitis.
Nine dogs meeting the diagnostic criteria for canine atopic dermatitis were enrolled in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over clinical trial. In this pilot study, zileuton (a 5-lipoxygenaseExpand
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Evaluation of the sedative and cardiorespiratory effects of medetomidine, medetomidine-butorphanol, medetomidine-ketamine, and medetomidine-butorphanol-ketamine in ferrets.
Ten ferrets were used in a crossover study to determine the anesthetic effects of intramuscular (I.M.) medetomidine (80 microg/kg body weight), medetomidine (80 microg/kg body weight)-butorphanolExpand
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Comparison of serum dexamethasone concentrations in cats after oral or transdermal administration using pluronic lecithin organogel (PLO): a pilot study.
The objective of this study was to measure and compare the serum concentrations of dexamethasone after oral and transdermal administration using pluronic lecithin organogel in six healthy cats. TheExpand
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Double-blinded cross-over study on the efficacy of pentoxifylline for canine atopy.
The pathogenesis of canine atopy has not been established completely. Recent studies have shown that tumour necrosis factor alpha and Interleukin-6 play a role in allergic reactions in humans andExpand
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Intradermal skin test reactivity to histamine and substance P is blunted in dogs with atopic dermatitis.
Skin reactivity to intradermal injections (0.1, 0.5 and 1 nM) of substance P (SP) was evaluated in 20 clinically normal dogs and 20 dogs with atopic dermatitis (AD). Saline and histamine were used asExpand
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Studies on the role of routes of allergen exposure in high IgE-producing beagle dogs sensitized to house dust mites.
The current study aimed to investigate the role played by oral, epicutaneous, and inhalation routes of exposure to house dust mites (HDM). The colony of high IgE-producing beagle dogs has been shownExpand
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