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A six-month-old shiba dog with a one-month history of progressive motor dysfunction showed clinical signs of a cerebellar disorder, including ataxia, dysmetria and intention tremor of the head. Histopathological and ultrastructural studies revealed distended neurons packed with membranous cytoplasmic bodies throughout the central nervous system. The(More)
BACKGROUND Platelets are one of the most biocompatible and cost-effective sources of growth factors. Attention is being paid to autologous platelets and platelet-rich plasma. We developed a novel compact platelet-rich fibrin scaffold (CPFS) that was produced from blood and calcium gluconate only. The objective of this study was to investigate the potential(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether dogs given garlic extract developed hemolytic anemia and to establish the hematologic characteristics induced experimentally by intragastric administration of garlic extract. ANIMALS 8 healthy adult mixed-breed dogs. PROCEDURE 4 dogs were given 1.25 ml of garlic extract/kg of body weight (5 g of whole garlic/kg)(More)
As a part of safety tests of tazobactam/piperacillin (TAZ/PIPC), the reverse mutation tests using bacteria, the chromosomal aberration tests using cultured cells and the micronucleus tests using male mice were conducted in order to evaluate the in vitro and in vivo mutagenicity of TAZ, PIPC, TAZ/PIPC. 1. The reverse mutation tests were carried out on TAZ,(More)
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