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2008 journal article

Transforming growth factor-beta/transforming growth factor-beta RII signaling may regulate CD4(+)CD25(+) T-regulatory cell homeostasis and suppressor function in feline AIDS lentivirus infection

JAIDS-JOURNAL OF ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES, 47(2), 148–160.

By: C. Petty n, M. Tompkins n & W. Tompkins n

author keywords: AIDS; immunodeficiency diseases; other animals; T lymphocytes
MeSH headings : Animals; CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes / immunology; Cats; Cells, Cultured; Feline Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / immunology; Flow Cytometry; Gene Expression Regulation; Homeostasis; Interleukin-2 Receptor alpha Subunit / analysis; Leukocytes, Mononuclear / immunology; Protein Serine-Threonine Kinases / immunology; Receptor, Transforming Growth Factor-beta Type II; Receptors, Transforming Growth Factor beta / immunology; Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction; Specific Pathogen-Free Organisms; T-Lymphocyte Subsets / immunology; T-Lymphocytes, Helper-Inducer / immunology; T-Lymphocytes, Regulatory / immunology; Transforming Growth Factor beta / immunology
TL;DR: The data suggest that the recruitment of Treg cells from the Th pool and suppressor function of T Reg cells are dependent on the TGFβ/TGFβ-RII signaling pathway and that this pathway is constitutively upregulated in asymptomatic chronically FIV-infected cats. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 article

Pharmacokinetics of voriconazole after oral administration of single and multiple doses in African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus timneh)

Flammer, K., Osborne, J. A. N., Webb, D. J., Foster, L. E., Dillard, S. L., & Davis, J. L. (2008, January). AMERICAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH, Vol. 69, pp. 114–121.

MeSH headings : Administration, Oral; Animals; Antifungal Agents / administration & dosage; Antifungal Agents / blood; Antifungal Agents / pharmacokinetics; Drug Administration Schedule; Psittaciformes / metabolism; Pyrimidines / administration & dosage; Pyrimidines / blood; Pyrimidines / pharmacokinetics; Triazoles / administration & dosage; Triazoles / blood; Triazoles / pharmacokinetics; Voriconazole
TL;DR: Oral administration of 12 to 18 mg of voriconazole/kg twice daily is a rational starting dose for treatment of African grey parrots infected with Aspergillus or other fungal organisms that have a minimal inhibitory concentration for vorIconazole < or = 0.4 microg/mL. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 article

Molecular epidemiologic investigation of Campylobacter coli in swine production systems, using multilocus sequence typing (vol 72, pg 5666, 2006)

Thakur, S., Morrow, W. E. M., Funk, J. A., Bahnson, P. B., & Gebreyes, W. A. (2008, January). APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol. 74, pp. 342–342.

By: S. Thakur n, W. Morrow n, J. Funk n, P. Bahnson n & W. Gebreyes n

TL;DR: Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University; Department of Animal Science; and Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin are sponsoring this research. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Oral Delivery of L-arginine Stimulates Prostaglandin-dependent Secretory Diarrhea in Cryptosporidium parvum–infected Neonatal Piglets

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 46(2), 139–146.

By: J. Gookin n, D. Foster n, M. Coccaro n & S. Stauffer n

author keywords: barrier function; enteral nutrition; epithelial defense; nitric oxide
MeSH headings : Alanine / administration & dosage; Analysis of Variance; Animals; Animals, Newborn; Arginine / administration & dosage; Atrophy; Chlorides / metabolism; Cryptosporidiosis / parasitology; Cryptosporidiosis / physiopathology; Cryptosporidiosis / therapy; Cryptosporidium parvum / growth & development; Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors / pharmacology; Diarrhea / parasitology; Diarrhea / physiopathology; Diarrhea / therapy; Dietary Supplements; Disease Models, Animal; Enteral Nutrition; Ileum / parasitology; Ileum / pathology; Ileum / physiology; Indomethacin / pharmacology; Intestinal Mucosa / parasitology; Intestinal Mucosa / pathology; Nitric Oxide / biosynthesis; Oocysts / growth & development; Parasite Egg Count; Prostaglandins / biosynthesis; Random Allocation; Severity of Illness Index; Swine
TL;DR: These studies demonstrate that provision of additional NO substrate in the form of L-arginine incites prostaglandin-dependent secretory diarrhea and does not promote epithelial defense or barrier function of C parvum–infected neonatal ileum. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Determination of minimum alveolar concentration of sevoflurane in juvenile swine

Research in Veterinary Science, 84(2), 283–285.

MeSH headings : Anesthesia, Inhalation / veterinary; Anesthetics, Inhalation / pharmacokinetics; Animals; Methyl Ethers / pharmacokinetics; Pulmonary Alveoli; Sevoflurane; Swine / metabolism
TL;DR: The sevoflurane MAC value was determined to be 3.5+/-0.1% which is notably higher than values reported in the literature for pigs, which may represent changes in anesthetic requirements between different age groups of pigs and differences in the type of stimulus used to determine MAC. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Detection of two Bartonella tamiae-like sequences in Amblyomma americanum (Acari : Ixodidae) using 16S-23S intergenic spacer region-specific primers

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 45(1), 176–179.

By: S. Billeter*, M. Miller, E. Breitschwerdt* & M. Levy*

author keywords: Bartonella; Amblyomma americanum; PCR
TL;DR: Based upon PCR and sequencing, an adult male and adult female tick harbored DNA sequences closely related to Bartonella tamiae (DQ395180) and potential transmission of Bart onella spp. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Arrginine activates intestinal p70(S6k) and protein Synthesis in piglet rotavivrus enteritis

JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 138(1), 24–29.

By: B. Corl n, J. Odle n, X. Niu*, A. Moeser*, L. Gatlin n, O. Phillips n, A. Blikslager*, J. Rhoads*

MeSH headings : Animals; Arginine / pharmacology; Dietary Supplements; Enteritis / blood; Enteritis / metabolism; Enzyme Activation / drug effects; Enzyme Inhibitors / pharmacology; Immunohistochemistry; Intestinal Mucosa / enzymology; Intestinal Mucosa / virology; Jejunum / pathology; Protein Biosynthesis / drug effects; Ribosomal Protein S6 Kinases, 70-kDa / metabolism; Rotavirus Infections / enzymology; Rotavirus Infections / metabolism; Sirolimus / pharmacology; Swine / metabolism; Swine / virology
TL;DR: It is concluded that, early in rotavirus enteritis, Arg has no impact on diarrhea but augments intestinal protein synthesis in part by p70(S6k) stimulation, while improving intestinal permeability via a mammalian target of rapamycin/p70( S6k)-independent mechanism. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Simplified hypoosmotic swelling testing (HOST) of fresh and frozen-thawed canine spermatozoa

ANIMAL REPRODUCTION SCIENCE, 104(2-4), 450–455.

By: C. Pinto n & D. Kozink n

author keywords: canine; sperm; sperm membrane; hypoosmotic swelling test
MeSH headings : Animals; Cell Membrane / physiology; Cryopreservation / veterinary; Dogs / physiology; Male; Osmotic Pressure; Semen Preservation / veterinary; Sperm Motility / physiology; Spermatozoa / physiology; Statistics, Nonparametric
TL;DR: Based on the results of this study, it is recommended to decrease the incubation time of the HOST for canine spermatozoa to as short a period as 1 min, to encourage the application of this relatively simple and inexpensive test of canine sperm membrane function in a clinical setting. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Selenium status and antibodies to selected pathogens in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in southern Minnesota

JOURNAL OF WILDLIFE DISEASES, 44(1), 181–187.

By: K. Wolf n, C. DePerno n, J. Jenks*, M. Stoskopf n, S. Kennedy-Stoskopf n, C. Swanson*, T. Brinkman*, R. Osborn*, J. Tardiff*

author keywords: infectious disease; Minnesota; Odocoileus virginianus; selenium; serology; white-tailed deer
MeSH headings : Age Factors; Animals; Antibodies, Bacterial / blood; Antibodies, Viral / blood; Bacterial Infections / epidemiology; Bacterial Infections / veterinary; Deer / microbiology; Deer / virology; Female; Minnesota / epidemiology; Nutritional Status; Selenium / blood; Seroepidemiologic Studies; Virus Diseases / epidemiology; Virus Diseases / veterinary
TL;DR: To determine exposure to a variety of infectious diseases potentially important for native ungulates, livestock, and humans, serum samples from 114 female white-tailed deer were collected during January 2000–03 from multiple locations in southeast (SE) and southwest (SW) Minnesota. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 article

Infectious diseases of dogs and cats on Isabela Island, Galapagos

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, Vol. 22, pp. 60–65.

By: J. Levy*, P. Crawford*, M. Lappin*, E. Dubovi*, M. Levy n, R. Alleman*, S. Tucker*, E. Clifford

author keywords: bartonellosis; Dirofilaria immitis; distemper virus; parvovirus; toxoplasmosis; zoonoses
MeSH headings : Animals; Cat Diseases / epidemiology; Cats; Communicable Diseases / epidemiology; Communicable Diseases / veterinary; Cross-Sectional Studies; Dog Diseases / epidemiology; Dogs; Ecuador / epidemiology; Endemic Diseases / veterinary; Female; Male; Prevalence; Prospective Studies
TL;DR: Despite their relative seclusion from the rest of the world, cats and dogs of Isabela were exposed to many pathogens found in mainland South America, and a reservoir of susceptible animals remains vulnerable to new disease introductions. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

In vivo depletion of CD4(+)CD25(+) regulatory T cells in cats

JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGICAL METHODS, 329(1-2), 81–91.

author keywords: regulatory T cell; FOXP3; feline immunodeficiency virus; monoclonal antibody
MeSH headings : Animals; Antibodies, Monoclonal; Antibody Formation; CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes / drug effects; CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes / immunology; CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes / metabolism; CD8-Positive T-Lymphocytes / drug effects; CD8-Positive T-Lymphocytes / immunology; Cats; Cell Proliferation; Cells, Cultured; Forkhead Transcription Factors / genetics; Forkhead Transcription Factors / metabolism; Gene Products, gag / pharmacology; Immunoglobulin G / blood; Immunologic Memory; Interleukin-2 Receptor alpha Subunit / immunology; Interleukin-2 Receptor alpha Subunit / metabolism; Lymphocyte Activation; Lymphocyte Depletion / methods; RNA, Messenger / metabolism; Recombinant Proteins / pharmacology; T-Lymphocytes, Regulatory / drug effects; T-Lymphocytes, Regulatory / immunology; T-Lymphocytes, Regulatory / metabolism; Time Factors
TL;DR: It is concluded that despite alterations in CD25+ cell levels during depletion, the feline immune system remains functional and a model for the study of disease pathogenesis in the context of reduced numbers of immunosuppressive CD4+CD25+ Tregs throughout the f cat system is demonstrated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Exposure to phenobarbital in a foal after nursing a mare treated with phenobarbital

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, 22(1), 227–230.

MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Newborn / blood; Animals, Suckling; Anticonvulsants / adverse effects; Anticonvulsants / blood; Anticonvulsants / pharmacokinetics; Anticonvulsants / therapeutic use; Female; Horse Diseases / drug therapy; Horses; Milk / chemistry; Phenobarbital / adverse effects; Phenobarbital / blood; Phenobarbital / pharmacokinetics; Phenobarbital / therapeutic use; Pregnancy; Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy; Pregnancy Complications / veterinary; Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects / veterinary; Seizures / drug therapy; Seizures / veterinary
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Concurrent hepatic copper toxicosis and Fanconi's syndrome in a dog

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, 22(1), 219–222.

MeSH headings : Animals; Chelation Therapy / veterinary; Chemical and Drug Induced Liver Injury; Copper / metabolism; Dog Diseases / chemically induced; Dog Diseases / diagnosis; Dog Diseases / therapy; Dogs; Fanconi Syndrome / diagnosis; Fanconi Syndrome / therapy; Fanconi Syndrome / veterinary; Kidney / pathology; Liver / pathology; Liver Diseases / diagnosis; Liver Diseases / veterinary; Male; Metal Metabolism, Inborn Errors / diagnosis; Metal Metabolism, Inborn Errors / therapy; Metal Metabolism, Inborn Errors / veterinary
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 article

Bartonella DNA in the blood and lymph nodes of golden retrievers with lymphoma and in healthy controls

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, Vol. 22, pp. 89–95.

By: A. Duncan n, H. Marr n, A. Birkenheuer n, R. Maggi n, L. Williams n, M. Correa n, E. Breitschwerdt n

author keywords: bacteria; cancer; dog; tick; vector-borne
MeSH headings : Animals; Bartonella / genetics; Bartonella / isolation & purification; Bartonella Infections / complications; Bartonella Infections / veterinary; Case-Control Studies; DNA, Bacterial / analysis; DNA, Bacterial / blood; Disease Vectors; Dog Diseases / blood; Dog Diseases / microbiology; Dogs; Female; Lymph Nodes / microbiology; Lymphoma / microbiology; Lymphoma / veterinary; Male; Models, Statistical; Polymerase Chain Reaction / veterinary; Risk Factors; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: Bartonella DNA can be detected in blood and lymph nodes; importantly, in this report, Bartonella was detected in the same proportion of clinically healthy dogs and dogs with lymphoma. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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