Ernest Beier

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Parathyroid cell proliferation and parathyroid hyperplasia are features of renal secondary hyperparathyroidism. Since parathyroids have recently been recognized as an important target for 1,25(OH)2D3, the effects of administration of variable doses of 1,25(OH)2D3 on ex vivo radiothymidine incorporation in the parathyroid glands, on parathyroid cell mitoses,(More)
Methamphetamine is an amphetamine derivative and a category II controlled substance. It is uncommonly prescribed by physicians, but is more often used illegally as a stimulant. In this case study, 3 dogs were believed maliciously poisoned. Methamphetamine was detected in the stomach contents of 1 dog. One died and 2 recovered after gastrointestinal(More)
Llamas or South American Camelids (SACs) are increasingly popular in the United States, as a source of ®ber, livestock guard, and pack animals. Gastrointestinal parasites have been identi®ed as a major health problems in all classes of livestock including llamas. Currently there are no approved anthelmintics available for use in llamas. In this study,(More)
Flurazepam is a benzodiazepine (BZD) derivative and a category IV controlled substance. It is a widely prescribed hypnotic drug for use in sleep disorders. Two dogs were maliciously poisoned with this drug and died. Flurazepam was detected in the urine of 1 dog by thin-layer chromatography. Flumazenil, an antagonist for BZD receptors, is currently used in(More)
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