Linda M Berent

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A 5-year-old male neutered reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) from Missouri was presented with a 3-week history of anorexia, respiratory distress, lethargy, and weight loss. Blood smear review revealed that a small percentage of RBCs contained small (1-2 μm in length) pleomorphic piroplasms (signet ring, rod- or pear-shaped, and elongate forms) with an(More)
A 27 kg, 6-year-old, male castrated German shorthaired pointer presented to the University of Missouri, Veterinary Teaching Hospital with the complaint of progressive exophthalmia of 2 years duration optical density (OD). Lack of retropulsion OD was noted on physical examination. Anterior segment examination OU and fundic examination OS did not reveal any(More)
UNLABELLED Bone-seeking radiopharmaceuticals have been used to effectively treat cancer arising from and metastasizing to bone in humans and dogs. The rate of complete tumor control is low, and the geographic distribution of available compounds is limited by their half-lives. This experiment was done to evaluate in normal dogs the toxicity of(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the cytologic and histopathologic appearance of degenerate disk material in dogs with Hansen type I intervertebral disk disease (IVDD). STUDY DESIGN Case series. ANIMALS Dogs (n=45) that had surgical intervention for Hansen type I IVDD (January-November 2007). METHODS Impression smears and histopathologic sections were prepared(More)
This study is a comparative epigenetic evaluation of the methylation status of the DLC1 tumor suppressor gene in naturally-occurring canine lymphoma. Canine non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) has been proposed to be a relevant preclinical model that occurs spontaneously and may share causative factors with human NHL due to a shared home environment. The canine(More)
The objective of this study was to compare two portable lactate analyzers for testing canine patients in a clinical setting with a previously accepted methodology for measuring plasma lactate. Between Jan 1, 2005 and Jun 1, 2006, all samples were analyzed using two different portable analyzers (devices A and B), and 86 of those samples were also analyzed by(More)
A 2-year-old, female spayed, domestic shorthair cat presented to the University of Missouri-Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (UMC-VMTH) with an approximately 11-month history of fluid-draining pockets along her ventral thorax and axillae. The skin in these regions was erythematous, and multiple areas drained a serous to serosanguinous fluid.(More)
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