Sarah J Foster

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Pathology, microbiology, and selected serum chemistries were evaluated in 144 male Fischer rats from 4 to 33 mo of age. The rats were reared and maintained under barrier conditions, which successfully excluded the introduction of major infectious disease agents throughout the entire study, including Mycoplasma pulmonis. A wide variety of pathology was found(More)
Nomenclatural clarity is vital for the collection, dissemination, and retrieval of natural history information, which itself is necessary for effective conservation and management of species. Seahorses (genus Hippocampus) are small marine fishes that in many cases are heavily exploited and suffering severe population declines worldwide, leading to(More)
Age-associated lesions were characterized in two outbred stocks of barrier-reared male Sprague-Dawley rats. Seventy-two virgin Hap:(SD) between 6-29 months of age and 113 retired breeder Crl:COBS[R]CD[R]CDR(SD) between 12-38 months of age were evaluated for the presence of lesions in all major organ systems. Rats of both stocks developed a spectrum of(More)
BACKGROUND For MR perfusion-diffusion mismatch to be clinically useful as a means of selecting patients for thrombolysis, it needs to occur in real time at the MRI console. Visual mismatch assessment has been used clinically and in trials but has not been systematically validated. We compared the accuracy of visually rating console-generated images with(More)