Leen Verhaert

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The frequency of association between transferable extrachromosomal D.N.A. (plasmid) mediated antibiotic resistance and enterotoxin productin is unknown. The antimicrobial susceptibility of 176 enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli from 57 children and adults in the Philippines, Korea, Taiwan, and Indonesia has been examined. 126 isolates (72%) were resistant to(More)
OBJECTIVE To obtain a detailed anatomic description of the rabbit head by means of computed tomography (CT). ANIMALS 6 clinically normal Dendermonde White rabbits weighing 3 kg and raised for human consumption and 1 Netherland dwarf rabbit. PROCEDURES The commercially raised rabbits were slaughtered in a slaughterhouse, flayed, and decapitated. The(More)
Environmental sources of heat-labile enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli are unknown. The feces of 1,086 inhabitants (approximately 5%) of a small town in the Philippines, 28 pigs, and 10 water buffalo were cultured for enteric bacterial pathogens. Twenty-seven persons harbored pathogenic bacteria: five individuals had enterotoxigenic E. coli, 11 Salmonella(More)
The purpose of this study was to describe the CT and MR imaging findings of tuberculosis of the gastrointestinal tract. Abdominal and pelvic CT scans and MRI studies of 6 patients with histopathological and microbiological proven intestinal tuberculosis were reviewed by two radiologists in consensus. Location and pattern of bowel wall involvement, signal(More)
Four domestic pet rabbits with dental pathology were presented at a university clinic. In addition to conducting physical examinations of the rabbits, radiographic and computed tomographic (CT) images of the rabbits' heads were obtained. Three rabbits were euthanized at the owners' request, and anatomic sections of the skulls were made. The observations of(More)
The malocclusion of lingually displaced mandibular canine teeth is a common orthodontic problem in the domestic dog. Several treatment methods have been described, and their advantages and disadvantages have been extensively reviewed. This article describes a functional technique used in 38 dogs of different breeds for correction of the malocclusion. The(More)
The purpose of this study was to provide a detailed anatomical description of the soft-tissue structures of the head of normal rabbits using low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The cadaver heads of six domestic rabbits and one dwarf rabbit were used to perform transverse, sagittal and dorsal 2.5-mm-thick T1-weighted images. Afterwards, three heads(More)
A survey of oral disease was conducted in a population of 753 client-owned cats examined by eleven Flemish veterinarians. Only 87 of these cats were presented for orodental disease. The possible effects of age, gender, diet, breed and lifestyle on the prevalence rates of oral diseases were studied. The results showed that most of the cats in this study were(More)
Although involvement of the abdomen is a common site of extrapulmonary tuberculosis, involvement of abdominal vessels with complications is rare after infections with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis). Vascular complications may result from direct involvement by M. tuberculosis of the vascular wall or may occur as a consequence of local spreading(More)
In this article 9 cases of Multiple Feline Epulides (MFE) are discussed. All cats presented with multiple gingival masses covering most of the teeth. Eight cases were diagnosed as reactive hyperplasia and one was a as peripheral ossifying fibroma. Eight were Domestic Shorthair cats and one a Domestic Longhair. No sex predilection was found. All cats were(More)