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Highlights of human toxocariasis.
Human toxocariasis is a helminthozoonosis due to the migration of Toxocara species larvae through human organism. Humans become infected by ingesting either embryonated eggs from soil (geophagia,Expand
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Epidemiology and pathogenesis of zoonotic toxocariasis.
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Risk factors for relinquishment of dogs to an animal shelter.
OBJECTIVE To identify canine and household characteristics associated with relinquishment of a pet dog to an animal shelter. DESIGN Case-control study. SAMPLE POPULATION Households thatExpand
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Naturally-occurring canine transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder A relevant model of human invasive bladder cancer.
Invasive bladder cancer results in over 10,000 deaths yearly in the United States alone. More effective therapy for invasive bladder cancer is clearly needed. As new cellular and molecular targetsExpand
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Human and pet-related risk factors for household evacuation failure during a natural disaster.
This study characterized risk factors for household evacuation failure. A random digit dial telephone survey was conducted of 397 households in Yuba County, California, in July 1997, 6 months afterExpand
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Prevalence of and risk factors for leptospirosis among dogs in the United States and Canada: 677 cases (1970-1998).
OBJECTIVE To determine whether there was a temporal trend in prevalence of leptospirosis among dogs in the United States and Canada and to determine whether age, sex, and breed were risk factors forExpand
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Analysis of risk factors for gastric dilatation and dilatation-volvulus in dogs.
The Veterinary Medical Data Base was usd to conduct an epidemiologic study of gastric dilatation and dilatation-volvulus (GDV) to describe changes over time in frequency of canine hospitalExpand
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Comparative longevity of pet dogs and humans: implications for gerontology research.
The effect of breed and body weight on longevity in the pet dog was analyzed, and a method was developed to standardize the chronological age of dogs in terms of physiological time, using human yearExpand
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Incidence of and breed-related risk factors for gastric dilatation-volvulus in dogs.
OBJECTIVE To compare incidence of and breed-related risk factors for gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) among 11 dog breeds (Akita, Bloodhound, Collie, Great Dane, Irish Setter, Irish Wolfhound,Expand
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Body conformation, diet, and risk of breast cancer in pet dogs: a case-control study.
Canine and human breast cancer share several important clinical and histologic features. A case-control study of nutritional factors and canine breast cancer was conducted at the Veterinary HospitalExpand
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