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  • K M Comer
  • The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small…
  • 1991
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is an endemic tickborne disease found throughout the United States and other regions of the world. Exposure may result in a spectrum of disease from subclinical infection to severe or fatal multiorgan collapse. The disease is maintained in nature in Ixodid tick vectors and their hosts. The most important ticks in the United(More)
The physical findings, clinical signs, age, breed and sex distributions, and laboratory data of 117 dogs with untreated Cushing's syndrome were reviewed. Poodles, Dachshunds, and Boxers of all ages were found to be at increased risk, as were dogs of all breeds greater than or equal to 6 years old. Polydipsia, polyuria, progressive bilaterally symmetric(More)
Results of urinalysis and bacterial culture of urine specimens obtained during midstream voiding, by catheterization, and by cystocentesis were studied in 50 clinically normal dogs (25 females and 25 males). All of the specimens obtained by cystocentesis were bacteriologically sterile. Bacterial growth occurred in 26% of the catheterized specimens and in(More)
Dog foods with similar claims for nutritional adequacy were tested by chemical analysis and the American Association of Feed Control Officials' growth trial. All foods tested were similar chemically, however, dogs given one regionally marketed food had lower growth rate and food efficiency as well as suboptimal PCV and hemoglobin values during the growth(More)
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