Lydia Crystal Cook

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The pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, is due in part to interactions between the immune system, genetics, the environment, and endogenous microbiota. Gonadal sex hormones (GSH), such as estrogen, are thought to be involved in the development of IBD as variations in disease severity occur during(More)
It is clear that IL-10 plays an essential role in maintaining homeostasis in the gut in response to the microbiome. However, it is unknown whether IL-10 also facilitates immune homeostasis at distal sites. To address this question, we asked whether splenic immune populations were altered in IL-10-deficient (Il10(-/-)) mice in which differences in animal(More)
The rare condition known variously as multiple congenital articular rigidity, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and amyoplasia congenita has been made known in this country mainly by the work of W. Sheldon9, who introduced the name used in this paper. A further title has been applied by D. S. Middleton', who uses the term myodystrophia foetalis deformans,(More)
THE condition known as 6tat marbr6 was first described fully by C. Vogt 24 in 1911 under the name of status marmoratus and has since been the subject of considerable interest and study. Nevertheless no full description has as yet appeared in any English journal, and therefore a brief introductory summary of the main clinical and pathological features may(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of Clostridium perfringens-associated vomiting and diarrhea in canine and feline patients at the Okinawa Branch Veterinary Service and to establish a relationship between dietary indiscretion and the presence of clostridial enterotoxemia. Stool samples were obtained from 38 control animals and 44(More)
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