Kirsten Tillotson

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During the past 11 years, there have been numerous reports of outbreaks of salmonellosis involving horses in veterinary teaching hospitals. Some of these outbreaks have been associated with Salmonella serotypes not commonly associated with infection of horses. Salmonella infantis is among the more common Salmonella serotypes isolated from human beings, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine current practices regarding use of antimicrobials in equine patients undergoing surgery because of colic at veterinary teaching hospitals. DESIGN Survey. SAMPLE POPULATION Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons performing equine surgery at veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States. PROCEDURE A(More)
The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with an overview of gastrointestinal cathartics and protectants and to point out possible applications for use in the horse with gastrointestinal disease. Most of the treatments described in this article have been used by the authors with apparent success; however, controlled studies with subsequent(More)
CANCER OF the liver is one of the most dreaded diseases in the world today, killing up to 1 000000 people annually (LoNoON, 1982). The liver can become cancerous due to disease processes within the liver itself (primary liver cancer) or by the process of metastasis whereby cancer cells spread to the liver from other cancerous organs. About 90 per cent of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the percentage of broodmares and foals that shed Clostridium perfringens in their feces and classify the genotypes of those isolates. DESIGN Prospective cross-sectional study. ANIMALS 128 broodmares and their foals on 6 equine premises. PROCEDURES Anaerobic and aerobic bacteriologic cultures were performed on feces collected 3(More)
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