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Community Exposure to Perfluorooctanoate: Relationships Between Serum Concentrations and Exposure Sources
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine serum (perfluorooctanoate [PFOA]) in residents near a fluoropolymer production facility: the contributions from air, water, and occupationalExpand
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Impact of time to antibiotics on survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in the emergency department*
Objective:To study the association between time to antibiotic administration and survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in theExpand
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Canine intracranial primary neoplasia: 173 cases (1986-2003).
This study investigates the clinical and pathologic findings associated with 173 primary brain tumors in our hospital population of dogs that presented between the years 1986 and 2002. Of the 173Expand
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Clinical, clinicopathologic, radiographic, and ultrasonographic abnormalities in dogs with fatal acute pancreatitis: 70 cases (1986-1995).
OBJECTIVE To determine clinical, clinicopathologic, radiographic, ultrasonographic, and coagulation abnormalities in dogs in which acute pancreatitis was fatal. DESIGN Retrospective study. Expand
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Feline intracranial neoplasia: retrospective review of 160 cases (1985-2001).
The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of different tumor types within a large cohort of cats with intracranial neoplasia and to attempt to correlate signalment, tumor size andExpand
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Screening for skin carriage of methicillin-resistant coagulase-positive staphylococci and Staphylococcus schleiferi in dogs with healthy and inflamed skin.
Methicillin resistance rates of 41% for Staphylococcus aureus, 16% for S. intermedius, and 40% for S. schleiferi have recently been reported in canine patients. These were deemed to be reflective ofExpand
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Skin Tumors of the Dog and Cat
Introduction Cutaneous papillomas Basal cell tumors Feline basal cell carcinoma Basosquamous carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Sebaceous tumors Hepatoid gland tumors Meibomian tumors Apocrine glandExpand
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Community Exposure to Perfluorooctanoate: Relationships Between Serum Levels and Certain Health Parameters
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine whether certain biomarkers of toxicity and/or a past diagnosis of liver or thyroid disease were associated with serum perfluorooctanoateExpand
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Assessment of airway visualization: validation of the percentage of glottic opening (POGO) scale.
OBJECTIVE Research defining optimal methods of intubation has been limited by the lack of a validated outcome measure to assess airway visualization. The objective of this study was to develop aExpand
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Postvaccinal sarcomas in the cat: epidemiology and electron probe microanalytical identification of aluminum.
An increase in fibrosarcomas in a biopsy population of cats in the Pennsylvania area appears to be related to the increased vaccination of cats following enactment of a mandatory rabies vaccinationExpand
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