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Interrelations of organism prevalence, specimen collection method, and host age, sex, and breed among 8,354 canine urinary tract infections (1969-1995).
Selected information was compiled from canine urinalyses and urine cultures conducted between January 1969 and December 1995. Eight thousand three hundred fifty-four microbial isolates (bacteria andExpand
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Enrofloxacin resistance in Escherichia coli isolated from dogs with urinary tract infections.
OBJECTIVE To assess the strain heterogeneity of enrofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli associated with urinary tract infections in dogs at a veterinary medical teaching hospital (VMTH). In addition,Expand
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Characterization of Clostridium difficile isolates from foals with diarrhea: 28 cases (1993-1997).
OBJECTIVE To determine molecular characteristics of Clostridium difficile isolates from foals with diarrhea and identify clinical abnormalities in affected foals. DESIGN Retrospective study. Expand
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Bacteria associated with pyothorax of dogs and cats: 98 cases (1989-1998).
OBJECTIVE To determine the organisms most commonly isolated from pleural fluid from dogs and cats with pyothorax. DESIGN Retrospective study. ANIMALS 51 dogs and 47 cats. PROCEDURE Results ofExpand
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Evaluation of iodophor skin preparation techniques and factors influencing drainage from ventral midline incisions in horses.
OBJECTIVE To document natural bacterial flora on the ventral aspect of the equine abdomen, to compare 2 preparation techniques, and to identify potential risk factors that may contribute toExpand
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Two biotypes of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis
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Organisms isolated from dogs and cats with anaerobic infections and susceptibility to selected antimicrobial agents.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of obligate anaerobic bacteria in bacterial infections in dogs and cats and susceptibility to selected antimicrobial agents. DESIGN Case series. SAMPLEExpand
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Enteric bacterial pathogen detection in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) is associated with coastal urbanization and freshwater runoff
Although protected for nearly a century, California’s sea otters have been slow to recover, in part due to exposure to fecally-associated protozoal pathogens like Toxoplasma gondii and SarcocystisExpand
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Use of quantitative real-time PCR for the detection of Salmonella spp. in fecal samples from horses at a veterinary teaching hospital.
A quantitative real-time (RT)-PCR assay was developed to detect Salmonella spp. in the feces of 911 equine species admitted to a veterinary hospital. Fresh feces and feces enriched for 24h inExpand
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Evaluation of methods to diagnose Clostridium perfringens-associated diarrhea in dogs.
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin in feces of dogs with and without diarrhea, and to compare the use of microbial cultures from fecal specimens and evaluationExpand
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