Barbara Kohn

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Primary immune-mediated hemolytic anemia in 19 cats: diagnosis, therapy, and outcome (1998-2004)
    Barbara Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, D 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Intern Med 20:159-66. 2006
  2. pmc Vector-borne diseases--constant challenge for practicing veterinarians: recommendations from the CVBD World Forum
    Gad Baneth
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rehovot, Israel
    Parasit Vectors 5:55. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Clinical evaluation of the QuickVet/RapidVet canine dog erythrocyte antigen 1.1 blood-typing test
    Barbara Kohn
    Clinic of Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Diagn Invest 24:539-45. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Pulmonary abnormalities in dogs with leptospirosis
    B Kohn
    Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Intern Med 24:1277-82. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Infections with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in Germany
    B Kohn
    Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Res Vet Sci 91:71-6. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical course of pyruvate kinase deficiency in Abyssinian and Somali cats
    Barbara Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 10:145-53. 2008
  7. doi request reprint [Zinc intoxication in a Yorkshire Terrier due to Euro cent ingestion]
    C Weingart
    Klinik und Poliklinik für kleine Haustiere, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Deutschland
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 151:75-81. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Platelet-bound antibodies detected by a flow cytometric assay in cats with thrombocytopenia
    Barbara Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 8:254-60. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Haemorrhage in seven cats with suspected anticoagulant rodenticide intoxication
    B Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, D 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 5:295-304. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Clinical features of canine granulocytic anaplasmosis in 18 naturally infected dogs
    B Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Intern Med 22:1289-95. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Primary immune-mediated hemolytic anemia in 19 cats: diagnosis, therapy, and outcome (1998-2004)
    Barbara Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, D 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Intern Med 20:159-66. 2006
    ..Relapses were reported in 5 of 16 cases (31%). Thus, pIMHA appears to occur more frequently than recognized previously, with a more favorable prognosis in cats than in dogs. The CT was useful in identifying immune-mediated pathogenesis...
  2. pmc Vector-borne diseases--constant challenge for practicing veterinarians: recommendations from the CVBD World Forum
    Gad Baneth
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rehovot, Israel
    Parasit Vectors 5:55. 2012
    ..As a result of these discussions, we, the members of the CVBD Forum have developed the following recommendations to veterinarians for the management of CVBDs...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical evaluation of the QuickVet/RapidVet canine dog erythrocyte antigen 1.1 blood-typing test
    Barbara Kohn
    Clinic of Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Diagn Invest 24:539-45. 2012
    ..For inconclusive results, an alternate blood-typing method should be performed...
  4. doi request reprint Pulmonary abnormalities in dogs with leptospirosis
    B Kohn
    Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Intern Med 24:1277-82. 2010
    ..Leptospirosis in dogs is a multiorgan disease affecting mostly kidneys and liver...
  5. doi request reprint Infections with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in Germany
    B Kohn
    Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Res Vet Sci 91:71-6. 2011
    ..The CBC was within reference range in 10 PCR-positive clinically healthy dogs suggesting a routine examination of blood donors for A. phagocytophilum in endemic areas to minimize the risk of transmission...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical course of pyruvate kinase deficiency in Abyssinian and Somali cats
    Barbara Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 10:145-53. 2008
    ..These findings emphasise that PK deficiency shows variation in age of onset and severity of signs. As PK-deficient cats can be asymptomatic testing for PK deficiency before breeding is strongly recommended...
  7. doi request reprint [Zinc intoxication in a Yorkshire Terrier due to Euro cent ingestion]
    C Weingart
    Klinik und Poliklinik für kleine Haustiere, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Deutschland
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 151:75-81. 2009
    ..The zinc concentration in the serum was 2200 microg/dl, which was 30 times higher compared to a healthy control dog. After 21 days the dog was discharged from the hospital. On day 28 all laboratory values were within the reference range...
  8. ncbi request reprint Platelet-bound antibodies detected by a flow cytometric assay in cats with thrombocytopenia
    Barbara Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 8:254-60. 2006
    ..This study suggests that immune-mediated destruction of platelets might be an important pathological mechanism for feline thrombocytopenia caused by various underlying diseases. In cats, pITP appears to be rarely diagnosed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Haemorrhage in seven cats with suspected anticoagulant rodenticide intoxication
    B Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, D 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 5:295-304. 2003
    ..Plasma coagulation times improved in all cats and returned to normal in 1-5 days. Rodenticide poisons represent an important but relatively rare cause of haemorrhage in cats and can be effectively treated...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical features of canine granulocytic anaplasmosis in 18 naturally infected dogs
    B Kohn
    Clinic for Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Intern Med 22:1289-95. 2008
    ..Thus far, only a few clinical studies evaluating dogs with CGA have been published...
  11. ncbi request reprint Primary immune-mediated thrombocytopenia in cats
    Christina Wondratschek
    Clinic for Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, Berlin, 14163, Germany
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 46:12-9. 2010
    ..One cat was euthanized due to dyspnea. Primary immune-mediated thrombocytopenia is rarely diagnosed in cats, but it is important as a differential diagnosis in cats presented with surface bleeding...
  12. pmc MRSA variant in companion animals
    Birgit Walther
    Institute of Microbiology and Epizootics, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:2017-20. 2012
    ..Database screening identified this MRSA variant in cats, dogs, and a guinea pig in Germany during 2008-2011. The novel MRSA variant is not restricted to ruminants or humans, and contact with companion animals might pose a zoonotic risk...
  13. doi request reprint Clinical use of a haemoglobin-based oxygen carrying solution (Oxyglobin) in 48 cats (2002-2006)
    Christiane Weingart
    Clinic for Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 10:431-8. 2008
    ..Administration of Oxyglobin efficiently increased the Hb concentration. However, in cats suffering from cardiac disease, there is a high risk of life-threatening circulatory overload at the doses used in this study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Primary immune-mediated thrombocytopenia in 30 dogs (1997-2003)
    Jutta C Putsche
    Clinic of Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, Berlin, Germany 14163
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 44:250-7. 2008
    ..Twenty-nine (97%) dogs survived 14 days after initial presentation, and 27 (93%) dogs survived at least the following 15 to 1684 days (median 220 days)...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Pyothorax in 26 cats: clinical signs, laboratory results and therapy (2000-2007)]
    Mareike Ottenjann
    Klinik und Poliklinik für kleine Haustiere, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Freie Universitat Berlin
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 121:365-73. 2008
    ..A thoracic lavage was performed in 22 cats; mechanical complications with the chest tubes occured in 4 cats. Thoracotomy was performed in 2 cats. Of the 23 treated cats 17 survived (74%)...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of haemotropic Mycoplasma spp., Bartonella spp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in cats in Berlin/Brandenburg (Northeast Germany)]
    Dinah Morgenthal
    Klinik und Poliklinik für kleine Haustiere, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Freie Universitat Berlin
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 125:418-27. 2012
    ..A. phagocytophilum) occur in cats from the area Berlin/Brandenburg (Germany) an appropriate arthropod-control is recommended. Further studies are needed to evaluate the relevance of these infectious agents for the individual cat...
  17. doi request reprint Distribution of Leptospira serogroups in dogs from Berlin, Germany
    Anne Mayer-Scholl
    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:200-2. 2013
    ..This data corresponds to further sero-epidemiological studies from other regions in Germany. To ensure human and canine health, available vaccines should be adapted to include the most important circulating serovars...
  18. doi request reprint Validation of a portable hand-held whole-blood ketone meter for use in cats
    Christiane Weingart
    Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, 14163 Berlin, Germany
    Vet Clin Pathol 41:114-8. 2012
    ..Urinary dipsticks are the most frequent method used for screening of ketones in animals, but this method has many drawbacks. In human medicine, portable meters that measure ketones in whole blood have largely replaced urinary dipsticks...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluation of a point-of-care test for canine C-reactive protein
    Hanna D Plickert
    Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Vet Clin Pathol 40:384-8. 2011
    ..In veterinary medicine, there is increasing interest in measuring C-reactive protein (CRP) as a tool for diagnosis and monitoring of inflammatory diseases. Reported CRP concentrations for healthy dogs have ranged from 0 to 8.9 mg/L...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of the CA530-VET hematology analyzer for use in veterinary practice
    Sabine Roleff
    Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Vet Clin Pathol 36:155-66. 2007
    ..The CA530-VET is a completely automated impedance cell hematology analyzer, which yields a 16-parameter blood count including a 3-part leukocyte differential...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tick infestation and prophylaxis of dogs in northeastern Germany: a prospective study
    Stephanie Beck
    Clinic of Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 5:336-42. 2014
    ..One third of the ticks were collected from dogs (n=96) that had been treated correctly. Dog-specific characteristics such as length of coat (p=0.011) and body size (p=0.040) played significant roles in tick infestation. ..
  22. pmc Sharing more than friendship--nasal colonization with coagulase-positive staphylococci (CPS) and co-habitation aspects of dogs and their owners
    Birgit Walther
    Institute of Microbiology and Epizootics, Veterinary Faculty, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e35197. 2012
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA colonization rates among personnel and dogs in a small animal hospital: association with nosocomial infections
    Birgit Walther
    Institute of Microbiology and Epizootics, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 122:178-85. 2009
    ..We therefore recommend the introduction of surveillance of nosocomial infections especially in surgical veterinary hospitals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of C-reactive protein to predict outcome in dogs with systemic inflammatory response syndrome or sepsis
    Constance Gebhardt
    Small Animal Clinic, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 19:450-8. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate if baseline values and changes in serum C-reactive protein (CRP) might predict survival in dogs with SIRS and sepsis...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Sporothrix schenckii infection in a cat]
    Christiane Weingart
    Klinik und Poliklinik für kleine Haustiere, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Freie Universitat Berlin
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 123:125-9. 2010
    ..The disease has been reported in tropical and subtropical areas. Clinical signs, diagnostics, as well as therapy and course of the disease are described. Treatment with itraconazole was successful...
  26. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolated from small and exotic animals at a university hospital during routine microbiological examinations
    Birgit Walther
    Institute of Microbiology and Epizootics IMT, Free University Berlin, Philippstrasse 13, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Vet Microbiol 127:171-8. 2008
    ..The present data show that certain MRSA genotypes are capable of infecting a wide spectrum of small and exotic animals, especially in clinical facilities...
  27. ncbi request reprint First case of canine peritoneal larval cestodosis caused by Mesocestoides lineatus in Germany
    N Wirtherle
    Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Konigsweg 67, D 14163 Berlin, Germany
    Parasitol Int 56:317-20. 2007
    ..75% identity with a Mesocestoides lineatus isolate published in the NCBI GenBank. This is the first case of canine peritoneal larval cestodosis (CPLC) in Germany and the first evidence of M. lineatus as causal agent for CPLC...
  28. doi request reprint Is Dirofilaria repens endemic in the Havelland district in Brandenburg, Germany?
    Reinhold Sassnau
    1 Kleintierpraxis Dr R Sassnau, Berlin, Germany
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:888-91. 2013
    ..Analysis of weather data shows that extrinsic development of Dirofilaria was continuously possible in the summers of 1994-2012, thus allowing active transmission within the area...
  29. pmc A novel high-resolution melt PCR assay discriminates Anaplasma phagocytophilum and "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis"
    Jurgen Krucken
    Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1958-61. 2013
    ..In rodents, "Candidatus N. mikurensis" was significantly more prevalent than A. phagocytophilum, whereas in cats, only A. phagocytophilum was found...
  30. doi request reprint Effect of leukoreduction treatment on vascular endothelial growth factor concentration in stored canine blood transfusion products
    Christine Graf
    Clinic of Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, D 14163 Berlin, Germany
    Am J Vet Res 73:2001-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) concentrations in canine blood products treated with or without a leukoreduction filter...
  31. doi request reprint Measurement of β-hydroxybutyrate in cats with nonketotic diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketosis, and diabetic ketoacidosis
    Christiane Weingart
    Clinic of Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Diagn Invest 24:295-300. 2012
    ..8 to 12.2 mmol/l (median: 7.9 mmol/l). A cut-off value of 2.4 mmol/l revealed 100% sensitivity and 87% specificity to diagnose DKA. Beta-hydroxybutyrate is a useful parameter for the diagnosis of diabetic ketosis and DKA in cats...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of different prognostic markers in dogs with primary immune-mediated hemolytic anemia]
    Christine Griebsch
    Klinik und Poliklinik für kleine Haustiere, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Freie Universitat Berlin
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 123:160-8. 2010
    ..034) and an increase in WBC count (p = 0.034), plasma bilirubin (p = 0.012) and urea concentration (p = 0.003) between day 0 and 3. In conclusion various laboratory parameters were useful as prognostic..
  33. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the anemia of inflammatory disease in cats with abscesses, pyothorax, or fat necrosis
    Mareike Ottenjann
    Clinic for Small Animals, School of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Intern Med 20:1143-50. 2006
    ..Specific and supportive therapy, including transfusions, can reverse these processes...
  34. doi request reprint Concentration of D-dimers in healthy cats and sick cats with and without disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
    Inger Tholen
    Clinic of Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 11:842-6. 2009
    ..The D-dimer LA test is only of limited value for the diagnosis of DIC in cats...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Qualification of the Stewart variables for the assessment of the acid-base status in healthy dogs and dogs with different diseases]
    Christiane Siegling-Vlitakis
    Institut for Veterinär Physiologie, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Freie Universitat Berlin
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 120:148-55. 2007
    ..The Stewart variables allow a better understanding of the causes of acid-base-disturbances in animals with implications for successful therapy via infusion...
  36. doi request reprint Myoglobin as a prognostic indicator for outcome in dogs with gastric dilatation-volvulus
    Katja N Adamik
    Clinic of Small Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 19:247-53. 2009
    ..To determine whether myoglobin (Mb) is a useful prognostic indicator for outcome and to investigate any relationship between Mb and mortality in dogs with gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Whole blood transfusions in 91 cats: a clinical evaluation
    C Weingart
    Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, D 14163 Berlin, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 6:139-48. 2004
    ..In conclusion, with proper donor selection and appropriate compatibility screening, blood transfusions are well tolerated, appear effective, and may increase chances of survival...
  38. doi request reprint Evaluation of the tolerability and immunogenicity of ultraviolet C-irradiated autologous platelets in a dog model
    Petra Pohler
    German Red Cross Blood Service NSTOB, Institute Springe, Springe, Germany
    Transfusion 52:2414-26. 2012
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Quantification of cytokines and inflammatory mediators in a three-dimensional model of inflammatory arthritis
    Muhammad F Rai
    Institute of Immunology and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University Berlin, Philippstrasse 13, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Cytokine 42:8-17. 2008
    ..Inducing an inflammatory pathway by canine exogenous cytokines in canine chondrocytes provides a useful tool for the study of canine inflammatory arthritis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cytokine profile in canine immune-mediated polyarthritis and osteoarthritis
    N Hegemann
    Institute of Immunology and Molecular Biology, and the Clinic for Small Animals, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 18:67-72. 2005
    ..Both joint disorders show predominance of pro-inflammatory cytokines and absence of TH2 cytokine expression, indicating the potential of IL-4 for a gene therapeutic approach...
  41. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning, expression and characterization of the Canis familiaris interleukin-4
    A Wondimu
    Institute of Immunology and Molecular Biology, Free University of Berlin, Philippstrasse 13, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Cytokine 16:88-92. 2001
    ..Monoclonal antibodies were raised to rcIL-4 for use in an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). This will facilitate studies on the role of cIL-4 in inflammatory diseases, particularly rheumatoid arthritis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of joint tissue metabolism in canine osteoarthritic and arthritic joint disorders
    N Hegemann
    Institute of Immunology and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:714-21. 2002
    ..To explore the levels of matrix metalloprotease-3 (MMP-3), tissue inhibitor of metalloproteases-1 (TIMP-1), 5D4 keratan sulfate, and two 3B3 chondroitin-sulfate epitopes in several canine osteoarthritic and inflammatory arthropathies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic renal disease on the transport of vitamin A in plasma and urine of dogs
    Jens Raila
    Institute of Nutritional Science, University of Potsdam, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    Am J Vet Res 64:874-9. 2003
    ..To determine plasma and urine concentrations of retinol, retinyl esters, retinol-binding protein (RBP), and Tamm-Horsfall protein (THP) in dogs with chronic renal disease (CRD)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Plasma interleukin-6 response is predictive for severity and mortality in canine systemic inflammatory response syndrome and sepsis
    Stefanie Rau
    Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine, Ludwig Maximillians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Vet Clin Pathol 36:253-60. 2007
    ..In veterinary medicine, however, this has been investigated only in canine experimental models...
  45. doi request reprint Efficacy of a continuous, multiagent chemotherapeutic protocol versus a short-term single-agent protocol in dogs with lymphoma
    Daniela Simon
    Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, 30173 Hannover, Germany
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 232:879-85. 2008
    ..To compare response rates and remission and survival times in dogs with lymphoma treated with a continuous, multiagent, doxorubicin-based chemotherapeutic protocol or with a short-term single-agent protocol incorporating doxorubicin...