Michael R Lappin

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Affiliation: Colorado State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A flea and tick collar containing 10% imidacloprid and 4.5% flumethrin prevents flea transmission of Bartonella henselae in cats
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Companion Animal Studies, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
    Parasit Vectors 6:26. 2013
  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. ncbi request reprint Interstitial nephritis in cats inoculated with Crandell Rees feline kidney cell lysates
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1678, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:353-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a single dose of an intranasal feline herpesvirus 1, calicivirus, and panleukopenia vaccine on clinical signs and virus shedding after challenge with virulent feline herpesvirus 1
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1678, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:158-63. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella species antibodies and Bartonella species DNA in the blood of cats with and without fever
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 11:141-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Enteric protozoal diseases
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1678, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 35:81-8, vi. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint General concepts in zoonotic disease control
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins CO 80523 1678, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 35:1-20. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Association of Bartonella species, feline calicivirus, and feline herpesvirus 1 infection with gingivostomatitis in cats
    Kristy L Dowers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 12:314-21. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of microalbuminuria and the urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio with systemic disease in cats
    Jacqueline C Whittemore
    Veterinary Medical Center, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:1165-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Use of pradofloxacin to treat experimentally induced Mycoplasma hemofelis infection in cats
    Kristy L Dowers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80512, USA
    Am J Vet Res 70:105-11. 2009

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Publications91

  1. pmc A flea and tick collar containing 10% imidacloprid and 4.5% flumethrin prevents flea transmission of Bartonella henselae in cats
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Companion Animal Studies, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
    Parasit Vectors 6:26. 2013
    ..felis. The purpose of this study was to determine whether application of a flea and tick collar containing 10% imidacloprid and 4.5% flumethrin would lessen C. felis transmission of B. henselae amongst cats for 8 months...
  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. ncbi request reprint Interstitial nephritis in cats inoculated with Crandell Rees feline kidney cell lysates
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1678, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:353-6. 2006
    ..Neither of the cats vaccinated with the FVRCP for intranasal administration had detectable renal inflammation. One cat in each of the three CRFK lysate sensitization groups had lymphocytic-plasmacytic interstitial nephritis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a single dose of an intranasal feline herpesvirus 1, calicivirus, and panleukopenia vaccine on clinical signs and virus shedding after challenge with virulent feline herpesvirus 1
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1678, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:158-63. 2006
    ..05). Administration of this vaccine within several days prior to exposure lessened clinical signs of disease and FHV-1 shedding compared to unvaccinated kittens...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella species antibodies and Bartonella species DNA in the blood of cats with and without fever
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 11:141-8. 2009
    ..The results of this study indicate that in cats, Bartonella species antibody tests cannot predict whether fever is due to Bartonella species infection and should not be used to determine the Bartonella species infection status...
  6. ncbi request reprint Enteric protozoal diseases
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1678, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 35:81-8, vi. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint General concepts in zoonotic disease control
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins CO 80523 1678, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 35:1-20. 2005
    ..Veterinarians and physicians should work together closely to provide accurate information to cat owners so that logical decisions concerning cat ownership can be made by the owner...
  8. doi request reprint Association of Bartonella species, feline calicivirus, and feline herpesvirus 1 infection with gingivostomatitis in cats
    Kristy L Dowers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 12:314-21. 2010
    ..FHV-1 DNA was also not significantly different between groups. Only FCV RNA was present in significantly more cats with FGS (40.5%) than control cats (0%). The results suggest that FCV was associated with FGS in some of the cats...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of microalbuminuria and the urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio with systemic disease in cats
    Jacqueline C Whittemore
    Veterinary Medical Center, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:1165-9. 2007
    ..To determine the diagnostic usefulness of semiquantitative and quantitative microalbuminuria assays and urine albumin-to-creatinine (UAC) ratio for detecting disease in cats...
  10. doi request reprint Use of pradofloxacin to treat experimentally induced Mycoplasma hemofelis infection in cats
    Kristy L Dowers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80512, USA
    Am J Vet Res 70:105-11. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of the fluoroquinolone pradofloxacin in the treatment of cats experimentally infected with Mycoplasma hemofelis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of DNA of Mycoplasma haemofelis, 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum,' Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and species of Bartonella, Neorickettsia, and Ehrlichia in cats used as blood donors in the United States
    Timothy B Hackett
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 229:700-5. 2006
    ..To identify the prevalence of DNA of Mycoplasma haemofelis; 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum'; Anaplasma phagocytophilum; and species of Bartonella, Neorickettsia, and Ehrlichia in blood of cats used as blood donors in the United States...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of selected infectious disease agents in cats from Arizona
    Jason M Eberhardt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:164-8. 2006
    ..The Bartonella species and hemoplasma results suggest flea control should be maintained...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence of Rickettsia species antibodies and Rickettsia species DNA in the blood of cats with and without fever
    Danielle B Bayliss
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 11:266-70. 2009
    ..Results of this pilot study failed to show an association between Rickettsia species DNA or Rickettsia species antibodies and fever...
  14. doi request reprint Results of molecular diagnostic assays targeting feline herpesvirus-1 and feline calicivirus in adult cats administered modified live vaccines
    Rebecca A Ruch-Gallie
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 13:541-5. 2011
    ..9%) prior to vaccination and 7/12 cats (12/154 samples; 7.8%) after vaccination. Positive molecular diagnostic assay results for FHV-1 and FCV were uncommon prior to or after vaccination in these cats...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella species, haemoplasma species, Ehrlichia species, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and Neorickettsia risticii DNA in the blood of cats and their fleas in the United States
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:85-90. 2006
    ..9%) and their fleas (65.2%). Results of this study support the recommendation to maintain flea control on cats in endemic areas...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence of select infectious agents in inflammatory aural and nasopharyngeal polyps from client-owned cats
    Tyler C Klose
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 12:769-74. 2010
    ..Alternately, the inflammatory response may have cleared microbial nucleic acids to undetectable levels by the time of sample collection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the induction of antibodies against Crandell-Rees feline kidney cell lysates and feline renal cell lysates after parenteral administration of vaccines against feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, and panleukopenia in cats
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:506-11. 2005
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Feline panleukopenia virus, feline herpesvirus-1, and feline calicivirus antibody responses in seronegative specific pathogen-free cats after a single administration of two different modified live FVRCP vaccines
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 11:159-62. 2009
    ..For FCV, the cats that were administered the IN FVRCP vaccine were more likely to seroconvert on days 10 and 14 when compared to cats that were administered the parenteral FVRCP vaccine...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of selected zoonotic and vector-borne agents in dogs and cats in Costa Rica
    Andrea V Scorza
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Vet Parasitol 183:178-83. 2011
    ..3% and 3.5% of the serum samples, respectively. The prevalence of enteric zoonotic parasites in San Isidro de El General in Costa Rica is high in companion animals and this information should be used to mitigate public health risks...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the association of Bartonella species, feline herpesvirus 1, feline calicivirus, feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus with chronic feline gingivostomatitis
    Jessica M Quimby
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 10:66-72. 2008
    ..All cats were negative for FeLV. Assay results failed to correlate to the presence of GS in the group of cats studied...
  21. doi request reprint Bartonella species antibodies and DNA in cerebral spinal fluid of cats with central nervous system disease
    Karyn Leibovitz
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 10:332-7. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of serum antibodies against Bartonella species in the serum of cats with or without uveitis
    Jennifer P Fontenelle
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 10:41-6. 2008
    ..The results suggest that serum antibody tests alone cannot be used to document clinical uveitis associated with Bartonella species infection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum feline pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity concentration and seroprevalences of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii and Bartonella species in client-owned cats
    Danielle B Bayliss
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 11:663-7. 2009
    ..No statistically significant association was found between fPLI concentration and T gondii or Bartonella species antibodies, suggesting that serological tests for the organisms are not useful in cases with increased fPLI concentration...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pilot study to evaluate the effect of oral supplementation of Enterococcus faecium SF68 on cats with latent feline herpesvirus 1
    Michael R Lappin
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Ft Collins, CO 80523, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 11:650-4. 2009
    ..Additional study is warranted to determine efficacy in a clinical setting...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of serologic tests to predict resistance to feline herpesvirus 1, feline calicivirus, and feline parvovirus infection in cats
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 220:38-42. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Mycoplasma haemofelis, 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum', Bartonella species, Ehrlichia species, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum DNA in the blood of cats with anemia
    Anthony M Ishak
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 9:1-7. 2007
    ..2%) and 13 of 87 healthy cats (14.9%); DNA of a Bartonella species was amplified from five of 89 cats with anemia (5.6%) and seven of 87 healthy cats (8.0%). There were no statistically significant differences detected between groups...
  27. doi request reprint Prevalence of Giardia and Cryptosporidium species in dog park attending dogs compared to non-dog park attending dogs in one region of Colorado
    Andrea Wang
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Vet Parasitol 184:335-40. 2012
    ..The five Giardia isolates were assemblage C and/or D and the one Cryptosporidium isolate was Ctenocephalides canis...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella species, haemoplasmas and Toxoplasma gondii in cats in Scotland
    Alexander D Bennett
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 13:553-7. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of feline herpesvirus 1, Chlamydophila felis, and Mycoplasma spp DNA in conjunctival cells collected from cats with and without conjunctivitis
    Heather C Low
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:643-8. 2007
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Comparison of urine dipstick, sulfosalicylic acid, urine protein-to-creatinine ratio, and species-specific ELISA methods for detection of albumin in urine samples of cats and dogs
    Shane D Lyon
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 236:874-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the use of dipstick, sulfosalicylic acid (SSA), and urine protein-to-creatinine ratio (UP:C) methods for use in detection of canine and feline albuminuria...
  31. doi request reprint Prevalence of selected infectious organisms and comparison of two anatomic sampling sites in shelter cats with upper respiratory tract disease
    Julia K Veir
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1620, Fort Collins, CO 80523, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 10:551-7. 2008
    ..With the exception of B. bronchiseptica, which was detected in nasal swabs only, recovery rates for all suspect primary pathogens were comparable between sampling sites...
  32. doi request reprint Feline panleukopenia virus, feline herpesvirus-1 and feline calicivirus antibody responses in seronegative specific pathogen-free kittens after parenteral administration of an inactivated FVRCP vaccine or a modified live FVRCP vaccine
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 14:161-4. 2012
    ..There were no statistical differences between the serological response rates between the two FVRCP vaccines in regard to FCV...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Rickettsia felis DNA in the blood of cats and their fleas in the United States
    Jennifer R Hawley
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 9:258-62. 2007
    ..Of the 92 pairs, 62 of 92 (67.4%) flea extracts and none of the cat blood samples were positive for R felis DNA...
  34. doi request reprint Evaluation of pradofloxacin for the treatment of feline rhinitis
    Miranda E Spindel
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 10:472-9. 2008
    ..Results suggest that pradofloxacin can be a safe, efficacious therapy for some cats with suspected bacterial URI...
  35. doi request reprint Bartonella species, feline herpesvirus-1, and Toxoplasma gondii PCR assay results from blood and aqueous humor samples from 104 cats with naturally occurring endogenous uveitis
    Cynthia C Powell
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 12:923-8. 2010
    ..Results suggest the addition of the PCR assay to the diagnostic work-up for cats with uveitis will increase the detection of T gondii and FHV-1; however, the diagnostic usefulness of these additional data is not clear...
  36. ncbi request reprint Molecular and serologic evidence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in cats in North America
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:893-6, 879. 2004
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of A. phagocytophilum infection of domestic cats in North America. Results suggest that infection with the organism may be associated with clinical illness in some cats...
  37. doi request reprint Evaluation of topical application of 10% imidacloprid-1% moxidectin to prevent Bartonella henselae transmission from cat fleas
    Christina A Bradbury
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 236:869-73. 2010
    ..To determine whether monthly topical administration of a combination of 10% imidacloprid and 1% moxidectin would lessen flea (Ctenocephalides felis) transmission of Bartonella henselae among cats...
  38. ncbi request reprint Attempted transmission of Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum and Mycoplasma haemofelis by feeding cats infected Ctenocephalides felis
    James E Woods
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 67:494-7. 2006
    ..To determine whether Mycoplasma haemofelis (Mhf) and Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum (Mhm) can be transmitted by ingestion of Mycoplasma-infected Ctenocephalides felis and by-products (feces, larvae, and eggs)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella henselae antibodies in serum of cats with and without clinical signs of central nervous system disease
    Laurie K Pearce
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:315-20. 2006
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Presence of Bartonella species and Rickettsia species DNA in the blood, oral cavity, skin and claw beds of cats in the United States
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Vet Dermatol 20:509-14. 2009
    ..The combination of Bartonella species serological test results with Bartonella species PCR or culture is likely to give the most accurate information concerning the current infection status of individual cats...
  41. doi request reprint Bartonellosis: an emerging infectious disease of zoonotic importance to animals and human beings
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 20:8-30. 2010
    ..To provide a review of clinically relevant observations related to Bartonella species as emerging pathogens in veterinary and human medicine...
  42. doi request reprint Effect of topical ophthalmic application of cidofovir on experimentally induced primary ocular feline herpesvirus-1 infection in cats
    Jennifer P Fontenelle
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:289-93. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of twice-daily ophthalmic application of 0.5% cidofovir solution in cats with experimentally induced primary ocular feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1) infection...
  43. pmc Novel gammaherpesviruses in North American domestic cats, bobcats, and pumas: identification, prevalence, and risk factors
    Ryan M Troyer
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    J Virol 88:3914-24. 2014
    ..Further characterization of these viruses may have significant health implications for domestic cats and may aid studies of free-ranging felid ecology...
  44. doi request reprint Efficacy of amoxycillin and azithromycin for the empirical treatment of shelter cats with suspected bacterial upper respiratory infections
    Rebecca A Ruch-Gallie
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 162, Fort Collins, CO 80523, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 10:542-50. 2008
    ..Eight of 27 cats failed to respond to either antibiotic. The chi2 test for outcomes revealed no differences in response to therapy for either antimicrobial...
  45. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in clinically ill cats in the United States
    Melissa R Vollaire
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:874-7. 2005
    ..To determine regional seroprevalence estimates of Toxoplasma gondi-specific IgM and IgG in clinically ill cats throughout the United States. Sample Population-Sera from 12,628 clinically ill, client-owned cats...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of enteric pathogens in dogs of north-central Colorado
    Tim Hackett
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 39:52-6. 2003
    ..8%). Positive test results occurred in dogs with or without gastrointestinal signs of disease. Dogs, particularly those in homes of immunocompromised humans, should be evaluated for enteric zoonotic agents...
  47. doi request reprint Prevalence of methicillin-resistant staphylococci in northern Colorado shelter animals
    Elise N Gingrich
    Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:947-50. 2011
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Infectious disease diagnostic assays
    Michael R Lappin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1678, USA
    Top Companion Anim Med 24:199-208. 2009
    ..However, with some infectious disease agents, the assays are positive in healthy and ill animals and can be falsely negative and so the predictive values of the assays vary...
  49. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of Giardia vaccination in the treatment of giardiasis in cats
    John E Stein
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 222:1548-51. 2003
    ..To assess efficacy of Giardia vaccination as a treatment for giardiasis in experimentally infected cats...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of experimental transmission of Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum and Mycoplasma haemofelis by Ctenocephalides felis to cats
    James E Woods
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:1008-12. 2005
    ..To determine whether Ctenocephalides felis can transmit Mycoplasma haemofelis (Mhf) and Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum (Mhm) through hematophagous activity between cats...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii DNA in vaginal and uterine samples from healthy cats of north-central Colorado
    Kelly Cairns
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1620, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 9:196-201. 2007
    ..Care should be taken when attending to parturient cats and contact with parturient secretions should be avoided. Additional studies are indicated to further characterize the role of cats in zoonotic Q fever...
  52. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of fenbendazole for treatment of Giardia infection in cats concurrently infected with Cryptosporidium parvum
    Carey L Keith
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 64:1027-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether fenbendazole effectively eliminates Giardia organisms from chronically infected cats that have a concurrent Cryptosporidium parvum infection...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of imidocarb dipropionate in cats with chronic haemobartonellosis
    Michael R Lappin
    Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Vet Ther 3:144-9. 2002
    ..Two persistently PCR-negative cats were given one dose of methylprednisolone acetate; one was PCR-positive 10 days later. There was no evidence of significant toxicity associated with this imidocarb treatment protocol...
  54. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the association between microalbuminuria and the urine albumin-creatinine ratio and systemic disease in dogs
    Jacqueline C Whittemore
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 229:958-63. 2006
    ..To evaluate semiquantitative and quantitative assays for microalbuminuria and determination of the urine albumin-creatinine (UAC) ratio in detection of systemic disease in dogs without overt proteinuria...
  55. doi request reprint Comparisons of mammalian Giardia duodenalis assemblages based on the β-giardin, glutamate dehydrogenase and triose phosphate isomerase genes
    Andrea V Scorza
    Department of Clinical Sciences, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA
    Vet Parasitol 189:182-8. 2012
    ..When the assemblage could be determined for more than one gene, 91 of 117 dog isolates gave consistent results and 8 of 9 cat isolates gave consistent results...
  56. doi request reprint Molecular diagnostic assays for infectious diseases in cats
    Julia K Veir
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1620, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 40:1189-200. 2010
    ..In this article, the fundamentals of molecular techniques are reviewed along with an examination of specific feline infectious diseases in which diagnosis via molecular techniques is advantageous...
  57. pmc Comparison of digital rectal and microchip transponder thermometry in cats
    Jessica M Quimby
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 48:402-4. 2009
    ..These data revealed close agreement between rectal and microchip transponder thermometry in the cat at both normal and abnormal temperature ranges...
  58. ncbi request reprint Metronidazole for the treatment of feline giardiasis
    Andrea V Scorza
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 6:157-60. 2004
    ..Fecal samples were analyzed for the presence of Giardia cysts using a commercially available direct immunofluorescence test (IFA). Clinical signs of drug toxicity were not detected during the study...
  59. doi request reprint A comparative study evaluating the esophageal transit time of eight healthy cats when pilled with the FlavoRx pill glide versus pill delivery treats
    Alexander D Bennett
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado State University, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 12:286-90. 2010
    ..The results of this study suggest that either pill delivery method is acceptable for successful passage of tablets or capsules into the stomach of cats using a single replicate...
  60. ncbi request reprint Survival of Mycoplasma haemofelis and 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum' in blood of cats used for transfusions
    Anthony T Gary
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Ft Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:321-6. 2006
    ..These findings support the recommendation that cats used as blood donors be screened for Mhf and Mhm infections by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay prior to use...
  61. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a combination of febantel, pyrantel, and praziquantel for the treatment of kittens experimentally infected with Giardia species
    Andrea V Scorza
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:7-13. 2006
    ..After experiment 3, four of the six treated kittens, but no control kittens, remained negative for Giardia species after the administration of methylprednisolone acetate...
  62. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasmal respiratory infections in small animals: 17 cases (1988-1999)
    John C Chandler
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 38:111-9. 2002
    ..The relationship between Mycoplasma spp. and respiratory disease detected in some of these cases suggests some Mycoplasma spp. may act as primary pathogens in dogs and cats...
  63. ncbi request reprint Atypical manifestations of feline inflammatory polyps in three cats
    Catriona M MacPhail
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 9:219-25. 2007
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Use of enrofloxacin for treatment of large-form Haemobartonella felis in experimentally infected cats
    Kristy L Dowers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 221:250-3. 2002
    ..To compare treatment with enrofloxacin and doxycycline with no treatment in cats experimentally infected with Haemobartonella felis...
  65. doi request reprint Goitrous hypothyroidism associated with treatment with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in a young dog
    Davis M Seelig
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 232:1181-5. 2008
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Effect of supplementation with Enterococcus faecium (SF68) on immune functions in cats
    Julia K Veir
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80524, USA
    Vet Ther 8:229-38. 2007
    ..The percentage of CD4+ lymphocytes was significantly higher in the treatment group. There were no statistical differences in measurements of any other nonspecific or specific immune parameters between groups...
  67. ncbi request reprint Biomedical evaluation of free-ranging ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) in three habitats at the Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve, Madagascar
    David S Miller
    Animal Population Health Institute, 300 West Drake, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 38:201-16. 2007
    ..Continued concurrent biomedical and ecological research is needed at BMSR to confirm these results and determine their association with population mortality and fecundity rates...
  68. doi request reprint Leishmaniasis in a dog native to Colorado
    Kate S Freeman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:1288-91. 2010
    ..A 1-year-old 32.5-kg (71.5-lb) sexually intact male foxhound-Treeing Walker Coonhound cross was evaluated because of a 2.5-month history of dermatologic lesions, weight loss, and diarrhea...
  69. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a novel immunotherapy for treatment of chronic rhinitis in cats
    Julia K Veir
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:400-11. 2006
    ..We conclude that chronic rhinitis in cats is not a Th2-biased disease and that immunotherapy may lead to clinical improvement in adult cats with the disease...
  70. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of transdermal application of glipizide in a pluronic lecithin gel to healthy cats
    Nicole Bennett
    D Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:581-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate plasma glipizide concentration and its relationship to plasma glucose and serum insulin concentrations in healthy cats administered glipizide orally or transdermally. ANIMALS-15 healthy adult laboratory-raised cats...
  71. doi request reprint Efficacy of a single dose of an otic ivermectin preparation or selamectin for the treatment of Otodectes cynotis infestation in naturally infected cats
    Lindsey Nunn-Brooks
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 13:622-4. 2011
    ..01% ivermectin significantly reduced the time to live mite-free status compared to selamectin. Both drugs have an effect against O cynotis as early as 10-12h after administration with an increasing effect over time...
  72. ncbi request reprint Paraneoplastic leukocytosis with mature neutrophilia in a cat with pulmonary squamous cell carcinoma
    Robert S Dole
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1620, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 6:391-5. 2004
    ..It was in the normal range approximately 6 weeks postoperatively. The presence of a primary lung tumor combined with a mature neutrophilia with resolution following surgical resection suggests a paraneoplastic syndrome...
  73. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of bacterial and protozoal contamination of commercially available raw meat diets for dogs
    Rachel A Strohmeyer
    Animal Population Health Institute, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:537-42. 2006
    ..To evaluate bacterial and protozoal contamination of commercially available raw meat diets for dogs...
  74. ncbi request reprint "Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum" infections in 21 client-owned cats
    Caryn Alice Reynolds
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Matthew J Ryan Veterinary Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 43:249-57. 2007
    ..Of these cats, anemia resolved in one cat without treatment and in three cats that were treated with doxycycline, with or without prednisone. Results of the study suggest that this hemoplasma species can be a primary pathogen in cats...
  75. ncbi request reprint Molecular evidence supporting Ehrlichia canis-like infection in cats
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    J Vet Intern Med 16:642-9. 2002
    ..canis-like infection in cats must be interpreted with caution...
  76. ncbi request reprint Toxoplasmosis in Pallas' cats (Otocolobus felis manul) at the Denver Zoological Gardens
    David E Kenny
    Animal Health Department, Denver Zoological Gardens, Colorado 80205 4899, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 33:131-8. 2002
    ..The Pallas' kitten survival rate at the Denver Zoological Gardens was 35.3%. This article describes the clinical and pathologic features of toxoplasmosis in a group of Pallas' cats at the Denver Zoological Gardens...
  77. ncbi request reprint The detection of Cytauxzoon felis in apparently healthy free-roaming cats in the USA
    Marion D Haber
    Department of Clinical Sciences, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
    Vet Parasitol 146:316-20. 2007
    ..felis. Further investigations should evaluate the potential vector competence of domestic cats as well as the role of chronically infected cats in areas in which cytauxzoonosis appears hyperendemic...
  78. ncbi request reprint Consensus statement on ehrlichial disease of small animals from the infectious disease study group of the ACVIM. American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
    T Mark Neer
    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 16:309-15. 2002
    ..We hope this consensus statement will assist veterinarians in the management of their patients...
  79. ncbi request reprint The 2006 American Association of Feline Practitioners Feline Vaccine Advisory Panel report
    James R Richards
    Cornell Feline Health Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 229:1405-41. 2006
    ..Vaccination is a medical procedure, and the decision to vaccinate should be based on a risk-based assessment for each cat and each vaccine...
  80. ncbi request reprint Application of assays for the diagnosis of toxoplasmosis in a colony of woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha)
    Zoltan S Gyimesi
    Louisville Zoological Garden, 1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, Kentucky 40213, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:276-80. 2006
    ..We suspect that these assays have applications to other species of New World primates...
  81. pmc RNase P RNA gene (rnpB) phylogeny of Hemoplasmas and other Mycoplasma species
    Iain R Peters
    School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, North Somerset, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1873-7. 2008
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of these sequences showed that all hemoplasmas were present within a single clade and were most closely related to Mycoplasma fastidiosum, similar to the results found with 16S rRNA gene phylogeny...
  82. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary lysine supplementation in cats with enzootic upper respiratory disease
    David J Maggs
    Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 9:97-108. 2007
    ..Data from the present study raise important questions but do not permit a definitive conclusion regarding the efficacy of dietary lysine supplementation in cats with enzootic URD...
  83. ncbi request reprint American Association of Feline Practitioners 2006 Panel report on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Bartonella spp. infections
    Jane Brunt
    Cat Hospital At Towson CHAT, 6701 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 8:213-26. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint [Fever in the cat]
    Michael R Lappin
    Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 127:162-5. 2002
  85. ncbi request reprint Exploring the ecologic basis for extreme susceptibility of Pallas' cats (Otocolobus manul) to fatal toxoplasmosis
    Meredith Brown
    Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:691-700. 2005
    ..gondii and to reduce parasite transmission between seropositive females and their highly susceptible offspring...
  86. ncbi request reprint Use of a Taqman PCR to determine the response of Mycoplasma haemofelis infection to antibiotic treatment
    Severine Tasker
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, BS40 5DU, Bristol, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 56:63-71. 2004
    ..No significant differences were found between any of the three antibiotic treated treatment groups. All three antibiotic treatment regimes evaluated in this study were effective at reducing M. haemofelis copy number...
  87. ncbi request reprint Feline zoonoses guidelines from the American Association of Feline Practitioners
    Richard R Brown
    J Feline Med Surg 7:243-74. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of infectious diseases in feral cats in Northern Florida
    Brian J Luria
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 S W 16th Avenue, Box 100126, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 6:287-96. 2004
    ..Thus, feral cats assessed in this study appear to be of no greater risk to human beings or other cats than pet cats...
  89. ncbi request reprint Canine and feline blood donor screening for infectious disease
    K Jane Wardrop
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 19:135-42. 2005
    ..In addition, factors involving general health care and management of blood donors should be employed to further ensure blood safety...
  90. ncbi request reprint ACVIM small animal consensus statement on Lyme disease in dogs: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
    Meryl P Littman
    Department of Clinical Studies Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 19104 6010, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 20:422-34. 2006
    ..It is the consensus opinion that additional research is needed to study predictors of illness, "Lyme nephropathy," and coinfections in Lyme endemic areas...
  91. ncbi request reprint Effects of urinary tract inflammation and sample blood contamination on urine albumin and total protein concentrations in canine urine samples
    Shelly L Vaden
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 33:14-9. 2004
    ..A method to quantify urine albumin (UAlb) concentration in dogs recently has become available; however, the effect of inflammation on albuminuria is unknown...