Jan S Suchodolski

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Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pyrosequencing of 16S rRNA genes in fecal samples reveals high diversity of hindgut microflora in horses and potential links to chronic laminitis
    Samantha M Steelman
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    BMC Vet Res 8:231. 2012
  2. pmc The fecal microbiome in dogs with acute diarrhea and idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51907. 2012
  3. pmc 16S rRNA gene pyrosequencing reveals bacterial dysbiosis in the duodenum of dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39333. 2012
  4. pmc The effect of the macrolide antibiotic tylosin on microbial diversity in the canine small intestine as demonstrated by massive parallel 16S rRNA gene sequencing
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:210. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Companion animals symposium: microbes and gastrointestinal health of dogs and cats
    J S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Anim Sci 89:1520-30. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Intestinal microbiota of dogs and cats: a bigger world than we thought
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 41:261-72. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and identification of fungal DNA in the small intestine of healthy dogs and dogs with chronic enteropathies
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, United States
    Vet Microbiol 132:379-88. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of bacterial diversity in the canine duodenum, jejunum, ileum, and colon by comparative 16S rRNA gene analysis
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 66:567-78. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of the bacterial microbiota in duodenal biopsies from dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Vet Microbiol 142:394-400. 2010
  10. pmc Development of a 13C-glycocholic acid blood test to assess bacterial metabolic activity of the small intestine in canines
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Can J Vet Res 69:313-7. 2005

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Publications71

  1. pmc Pyrosequencing of 16S rRNA genes in fecal samples reveals high diversity of hindgut microflora in horses and potential links to chronic laminitis
    Samantha M Steelman
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    BMC Vet Res 8:231. 2012
    ..We performed pyrosequencing of 16S rRNA bacterial genes isolated from fecal material to characterize hindgut bacterial communities in healthy horses and those with chronic laminitis...
  2. pmc The fecal microbiome in dogs with acute diarrhea and idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51907. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the bacterial microbiota in dogs with various gastrointestinal disorders...
  3. pmc 16S rRNA gene pyrosequencing reveals bacterial dysbiosis in the duodenum of dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39333. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate mucosa-adherent microbiota in the duodenum of dogs with spontaneous idiopathic IBD using 16 S rRNA gene pyrosequencing...
  4. pmc The effect of the macrolide antibiotic tylosin on microbial diversity in the canine small intestine as demonstrated by massive parallel 16S rRNA gene sequencing
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:210. 2009
    ..Jejunal brush samples were collected through the fistula on days 0, 14, and 28 (14 days after withdrawal of tylosin). Bacterial diversity was characterized using massive parallel 16S rRNA gene pyrosequencing...
  5. doi request reprint Companion animals symposium: microbes and gastrointestinal health of dogs and cats
    J S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Anim Sci 89:1520-30. 2011
    ..e., Lachnospiraceae, Ruminococcaceae, Faecalibacterium spp.). This would indicate that these bacterial groups, important short-chain fatty acid producers, may play an important role in promoting intestinal health...
  6. doi request reprint Intestinal microbiota of dogs and cats: a bigger world than we thought
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 41:261-72. 2011
    ..This review summarizes the current information about the intestinal microbial ecosystem in dogs and cats...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and identification of fungal DNA in the small intestine of healthy dogs and dogs with chronic enteropathies
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, United States
    Vet Microbiol 132:379-88. 2008
    ..The canine gastrointestinal tract of diseased dogs may harbor opportunistic fungal pathogens...
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of bacterial diversity in the canine duodenum, jejunum, ileum, and colon by comparative 16S rRNA gene analysis
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 66:567-78. 2008
    ..Enterobacteriales were more commonly observed in the small intestine than in the colon. Lactobacillales occurred commonly in all parts of the intestine...
  9. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of the bacterial microbiota in duodenal biopsies from dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Vet Microbiol 142:394-400. 2010
    ..These results warrant further investigations into the role of the intestinal microbiota in the pathophysiology of canine IBD...
  10. pmc Development of a 13C-glycocholic acid blood test to assess bacterial metabolic activity of the small intestine in canines
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Can J Vet Res 69:313-7. 2005
    ..05). Administration of 1 mg/kg BW of 13C-glycocholic acid led to an increase in CUMPCD over baseline in gas extracted from blood samples and appears to be the best parameter to evaluate for future clinical studies...
  11. pmc Application of molecular fingerprinting for qualitative assessment of small-intestinal bacterial diversity in dogs
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4474, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4702-8. 2004
    ..DGGE profiles indicate that dogs have a highly diverse microflora of the small intestine, with marked differences between individual dogs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between serum triglyceride and canine pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity concentrations in miniature schnauzers
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 46:229-34. 2010
    ..The present study supports an association between hypertriglyceridemia (especially when severe [> or =862 mg/dL]) and high cPLI concentrations in miniature schnauzers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Purification and partial characterization of feline pepsinogen
    Ursula Tress
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 65:1195-9. 2004
    ..To purify and partially characterize feline pepsinogen (fPG) from the gastric mucosa and compare fPG with PGs of other species...
  14. doi request reprint Partial characterization of cobalamin deficiency in Chinese Shar Peis
    Micah A Bishop
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet J 191:41-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion, Shar Peis have a high prevalence of cobalamin deficiency compared to other breeds and healthy Shar Peis may have subclinical cobalamin deficiency...
  15. doi request reprint Development and analytical validation of a radioimmunoassay for the measurement of alpha1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations in feces from healthy puppies and adult dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:476-85. 2011
    ..9 µg/g or >21.0 µg/g, respectively, should be considered abnormal in dogs >1 year of age. Fecal cα(1)-PI concentrations in dogs <1 year of age were significantly higher and should be carefully interpreted in this age group...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of fecal α1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations in cats with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease and cats with gastrointestinal neoplasia
    Kathrin F Burke
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet J 196:189-96. 2013
    ..Furthermore, fecal α(1)-PI concentrations appear to be higher in cats with severe IBD or confirmed gastrointestinal neoplasia when compared to cats with mild to moderate IBD...
  17. doi request reprint Serum cobalamin and methylmalonic acid concentrations in dogs with chronic gastrointestinal disease
    Nora Berghoff
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Vet Res 74:84-9. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of hypocobalaminemia or methylmalonic acidemia (or both) in dogs with chronic gastrointestinal disease...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole on the gastrointestinal bacterial microbiota of healthy dogs
    Jose F Garcia-Mazcorro
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 80:624-36. 2012
    ..and Bacteroides-Prevotella-Porphyromonas in the male dogs. This study suggests that omeprazole administration leads to quantitative changes in GI microbiota of healthy dogs...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of a multi-species synbiotic formulation on fecal bacterial microbiota of healthy cats and dogs as evaluated by pyrosequencing
    Jose F Garcia-Mazcorro
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 78:542-54. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the qualitative variation in bacterial microflora among compartments of the intestinal tract of dogs by use of a molecular fingerprinting technique
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:1556-62. 2005
    ..To evaluate the qualitative variation in bacterial microflora among compartments of the intestinal tract of dogs by use of a molecular fingerprinting technique...
  21. doi request reprint Adapter-modified Ussing chamber enables evaluation of endoscopically-obtained colonic biopsy samples from cats and dogs
    Isabelle Ruhnke
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Res Vet Sci 93:1454-61. 2012
    ..However, we observed a large variability of results, suggesting that clinical use of this method is limited...
  22. doi request reprint Serum calprotectin concentrations in dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Vet Res 73:1900-7. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of serum cobalamin concentrations in dogs of 164 dog breeds (2006-2010)
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 24:1105-14. 2012
    ..In Akitas and Border Collies, further investigations are warranted to clarify if a potentially breed-specific gastrointestinal disorder is responsible for the increased frequency of decreased serum cobalamin and cTLI concentrations...
  24. doi request reprint Molecular-phylogenetic characterization of microbial communities imbalances in the small intestine of dogs with inflammatory bowel disease
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, TX 77843 4474, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 66:579-89. 2008
    ..In conclusion, canine IBD is associated with altered duodenal microbial communities compared with healthy controls...
  25. doi request reprint Identification of variants of the SPINK1 gene and their association with pancreatitis in Miniature Schnauzers
    Micah A Bishop
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Vet Res 71:527-33. 2010
    ..To evaluate the serine protease inhibitor, Kazal type 1 (SPINK1) gene for variants and to determine their possible association with pancreatitis in Miniature Schnauzers...
  26. pmc Kinetic analysis of 5 sugar probes in dog serum after orogastric administration
    Heriberto Rodriguez
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Can J Vet Res 73:217-23. 2009
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Serum homocysteine and methylmalonic acid concentrations in Chinese Shar-Pei dogs with cobalamin deficiency
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet J 197:420-6. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that the function of the two intracellular cobalamin-dependent enzymes is impaired in Shar-Peis with cobalamin deficiency...
  28. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of canine alpha(1)-proteinase inhibitor in cobalamin-deficient Yorkshire Terrier dogs
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 25:376-85. 2013
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the functional and potential prognostic implications of serum cα1-PI concentrations in dogs with gastrointestinal disease...
  29. doi request reprint Evaluation of the MYC_CANFA gene in Chinese Shar Peis with cobalamin deficiency
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 42:61-5. 2013
    ..6 and REN13N11 on canine chromosome 13...
  30. doi request reprint Feline gastrointestinal microbiota
    Yasushi Minamoto
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Anim Health Res Rev 13:64-77. 2012
    ..This paper reviews recent studies cataloging the microbial phylotypes in the GI tract of cats...
  31. doi request reprint Development and analytic validation of an immunoassay for the quantification of canine S100A12 in serum and fecal samples and its biological variability in serum from healthy dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 144:200-9. 2011
    ..Moderate changes in serum cS100A12 concentrations may be clinically relevant; however, the use of a population-based reference interval may require caution...
  32. doi request reprint Cardiac troponin I and C-reactive protein concentrations in dogs with severe pulmonic stenosis before and after balloon valvuloplasty
    Ashley B Saunders
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Vet Cardiol 11:9-16. 2009
    ..To report cardiac troponin I (cTnI) and C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations in dogs with severe pulmonic stenosis (PS) before and after balloon valvuloplasty (BV)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Purification and partial characterization of feline alpha1-proteinase inhibitor (falpha1-PI) and the development and validation of a radioimmunoassay for the measurement of falpha1-PI in serum
    Kathrin Fetz
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Biochimie 86:67-75. 2004
    ..The radioimmunoassay described here is sensitive, linear, accurate, precise, and reproducible and will facilitate further studies of the physiological or potential pathological role of alpha(1)-PI in cats...
  34. doi request reprint Detection of Tritrichomonas foetus in cats in Greece
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 12:831-3. 2010
    ..The present study confirms for the first time the presence of T foetus in cats in Greece and suggests that T foetus infection is often asymptomatic in older cats...
  35. doi request reprint Development and analytic validation of a radioimmunoassay for the quantification of canine calprotectin in serum and feces from dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:845-53. 2008
    ..Sample Population-Serum samples (n = 50) and fecal samples (30) were obtained from healthy dogs of various breeds and ages...
  36. doi request reprint Characterization of fecal microbiota in cats using universal 16S rRNA gene and group-specific primers for Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium spp
    Lauren E Ritchie
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4474, United States
    Vet Microbiol 144:140-6. 2010
    ..While Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus spp. are prevalent in feline fecal samples, individual animals show a unique species distribution...
  37. doi request reprint Association between serum cobalamin and methylmalonic acid concentrations in dogs
    Nora Berghoff
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet J 191:306-11. 2012
    ..Further studies are warranted to determine if these dogs should receive cobalamin supplementation...
  38. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of the cloacal microbiota of wild and captive parrots
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Microbiol 146:320-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, wild and captive parrots appear to have differences in the composition of their cloacal bacterial microbiota. The clinical significance of these differences remains to be determined...
  39. pmc Novel lipoprotein density profiling in healthy dogs of various breeds, healthy Miniature Schnauzers, and Miniature Schnauzers with hyperlipidemia
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    BMC Vet Res 9:47. 2013
    ..Thirty-one Miniature Schnauzers with serum TAG and cholesterol concentrations within their respective reference intervals and 31 Miniature Schnauzers with hypertriacylglyceridemia were also included in the study...
  40. ncbi request reprint Investigation of hypertriglyceridemia in healthy Miniature Schnauzers
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 21:1224-30. 2007
    ..Idiopathic hypertriglyceridemia has been reported in Miniature Schnauzers (MS). However, studies investigating the prevalence of this disorder in a large population of MS are lacking...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of pepsinogen A in healthy dogs after food deprivation and after feeding
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 64:1146-50. 2003
    ..To develop and validate an ELISA for measurement of serum canine pepsinogen A (cPG A) as a diagnostic marker of gastric disorders in dogs and to measure serum cPG A in healthy dogs after food deprivation and after feeding...
  42. ncbi request reprint Chronic pancreatitis in dogs and cats
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Texas A and M University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Vet 30:166-80; quiz 180-1. 2008
    ..Management of complications and concurrent diseases is crucial in animals with chronic pancreatitis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Laboratory assessment of gastrointestinal function
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Clin Tech Small Anim Pract 18:203-10. 2003
    ..This discussion provides an overview of new diagnostic tests that will allow the minimally invasive assessment of gastrointestinal function...
  44. doi request reprint Association of hypertriglyceridemia with insulin resistance in healthy Miniature Schnauzers
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 238:1011-6. 2011
    ..To determine whether hypertriglyceridemia in Miniature Schnauzers is associated with insulin resistance...
  45. doi request reprint Association study of cobalamin deficiency in the Chinese Shar Pei
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Hered 101:211-7. 2010
    ..These findings indicate that the region of chromosome 13 near these markers should be mapped and closely examined for potential mutations associated with this disease in Shar Peis...
  46. doi request reprint Cardiac troponin I concentrations following medetomidine-butorphanol sedation in dogs
    Gretchen E Singletary
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Anaesth Analg 37:342-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of medetomidine-butorphanol sedation on serum cardiac troponin I (cTnI) concentration, a marker of myocardial ischemia and injury, in healthy dogs undergoing pre-surgical radiographs for orthopedic procedures...
  47. doi request reprint Assessment of microbial diversity along the feline intestinal tract using 16S rRNA gene analysis
    Lauren E Ritchie
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas 77843 4474, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 66:590-8. 2008
    ..Further classification showed that the Firmicutes clones belonged exclusively to the class Clostridiales and were predominantly affiliated with Clostridium cluster I...
  48. pmc Effects of administration of live or inactivated virulent Rhodococccus equi and age on the fecal microbiome of neonatal foals
    Angela I Bordin
    Equine Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e66640. 2013
    ..1×10(10) colony forming units [CFU]) or inactivated virulent R. equi (at higher doses, viz., 2×10(10) and 1×10(11) [CFU]) altered the fecal microbiome of foals...
  49. doi request reprint Comparison of PCR and conventional blood culture to analyze blood from dogs with suspected sepsis
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA Electronic address
    Vet J 198:714-6. 2013
    ..This pilot study does not support the hypothesis that culture-independent PCR-based techniques used directly on small samples of blood are useful for diagnosing bacteremia in dogs with suspected sepsis. ..
  50. ncbi request reprint Development of a fecal sample collection strategy for extraction and quantification of fecal immunoglobulin A in dogs
    Ursula Tress
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 67:1756-9. 2006
    ..To develop a fecal sample collection strategy and quantification method for measurement of fecal IgA concentrations in dogs...
  51. doi request reprint Prevalence and prognostic impact of hypocobalaminemia in dogs with lymphoma
    Audrey K Cook
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 235:1437-41. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of hypocobalaminemia in dogs with multicentric lymphoma and to investigate any relationship between serum cobalamin concentration and disease outcome...
  52. doi request reprint Optimization of sample handling and processing for the carbon 13-labeled aminopyrine demethylation blood test and determination of a reference range for test results in healthy dogs
    John V DeBiasio
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:1385-90. 2008
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Gastric histopathologic abnormalities in dogs: 67 cases (2002-2007)
    Jonathan A Lidbury
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 234:1147-53. 2009
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Serum liver enzyme activities in healthy Miniature Schnauzers with and without hypertriglyceridemia
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 232:63-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether hypertriglyceridemia in healthy Miniature Schnauzers is associated with high serum liver enzyme activities...
  55. doi request reprint Measurement of urinary canine S100A8/A9 and S100A12 concentrations as candidate biomarkers of lower urinary tract neoplasia in dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    1Romy M Heilmann, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474
    J Vet Diagn Invest 26:104-12. 2014
    ..The clinical utility of measuring urinary calgranulins in dogs with suspected TCC or PCA warrants further investigation. ..
  56. doi request reprint Analytical validation of radioimmunoassays for the quantification of select pancreatic enzymes in jejunal fluid and fecal extracts from dogs
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA Electronic address
    Vet J 198:200-5. 2013
    ..These results are important for the investigation of pancreatic enzyme concentrations in the gastrointestinal lumen in response to changes in dietary components...
  57. ncbi request reprint Purification and partial characterization of canine pepsinogen A and B
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 63:1585-90. 2002
    ..To purify and partially characterize various isoforms of canine pepsinogen (PG) from gastric mucosa...
  58. doi request reprint Faecal microbiota in lean and obese dogs
    Stefanie Handl
    Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 84:332-43. 2013
    ..The study population of research dogs was small, and further work is required before the role of the intestinal microbiota in canine obesity is clarified...
  59. ncbi request reprint Suspected isolated pancreatic lipase deficiency in a dog
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 21:1113-6. 2007
  60. doi request reprint Proteomic analysis of urine from male dogs during early stages of tubulointerstitial injury in a canine model of progressive glomerular disease
    Mary B Nabity
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 40:222-36. 2011
    ..Sensitive and specific noninvasive biomarkers for tubulointerstitial injury are lacking, and proteomic techniques provide a powerful tool for biomarker discovery...
  61. doi request reprint Purification and partial characterization of canine S100A12
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Biochimie 92:1914-22. 2010
    ..6%. We conclude that canine S100A12 can be successfully purified from canine whole blood using the described methods...
  62. ncbi request reprint Purification and partial characterization of canine neutrophil elastase and the development of an immunoassay for the measurement of canine neutrophil elastase in serum obtained from dogs
    Anja Stoll
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Science, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:584-91. 2007
    ..To purify neutrophil elastase (NE) from dog blood and develop and validate an ELISA for the measurement of canine NE (cNE) in canine serum as a marker for gastrointestinal tract inflammation...
  63. doi request reprint Intestinal Tritrichomonas foetus infection in cats: a retrospective study of 104 cases
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 15:1098-103. 2013
    ..Sixteen (36%) cats had either partial or no improvement, or a relapse shortly after discontinuation of treatment. ..
  64. doi request reprint Serum alpha1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations in healthy dogs--method validation and determination of reference interval and intra-individual variation
    Romy M Heilmann
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 42:190-5. 2013
    ..Serum cα1 -PI concentrations have not been studied in dogs with well-defined GI diseases...
  65. pmc Abundance and short-term temporal variability of fecal microbiota in healthy dogs
    Jose F Garcia-Mazcorro
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University College Station, TX
    Microbiologyopen 1:340-7. 2012
    ..Future studies should consider the observed variability and discrepancies in microbial abundance between FISH and 454-pyrosequencing...
  66. pmc Assessment of the variation associated with repeated measurement of gastrointestinal transit times and assessment of the effect of oral ranitidine on gastrointestinal transit times using a wireless motility capsule system in dogs
    Jonathan A Lidbury
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Vet Med Int 2012:938417. 2012
    ..No significant differences in GI transit times were found between any of the 4 repetitions. Under these experimental conditions, no significant effects of oral ranitidine on GI transit times were observed...
  67. doi request reprint Development and analytic validation of a gas chromatography-mass spectrometry method for the measurement of sugar probes in canine serum
    Heriberto Rodriguez
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 70:320-9. 2009
    ..To develop and analytically validate a gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) method for the quantification of lactulose, rhamnose, xylose, 3-O-methylglucose, and sucrose in canine serum...
  68. pmc Characterization of the fungal microbiome (mycobiome) in fecal samples from dogs
    M Lauren Foster
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Vet Med Int 2013:658373. 2013
    ..In conclusion, fecal samples of healthy dogs and dogs with acute diarrhea harbor various fungal genera, and their role in gastrointestinal health and disease warrants further studies...
  69. doi request reprint Estimates of biological variation in routinely measured biochemical analytes in clinically healthy dogs
    Craig G Ruaux
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Magruder Hall, 700 SW 30th Street, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 41:541-7. 2012
    ..The degree of biological variation in routinely measured concentrations and activities of biochemical analytes has not been well defined in client-owned pet dogs...
  70. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis in slender-tailed meerkats (Suricata suricatta)
    Lisa M Naples
    Chicago Zoological and Aquatic Animal Residency Program, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 41:275-86. 2010
    ..Based on these observations, sensitive and specific diagnostic tests for pancreatitis in meerkats are currently unavailable...
  71. doi request reprint Assessment of cardiac troponin I and C-reactive protein concentrations associated with anesthetic protocols using sevoflurane or a combination of fentanyl, midazolam, and sevoflurane in dogs
    Ashley B Saunders
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Anaesth Analg 36:449-56. 2009
    ..To report serum cardiac troponin I (cTnI) and C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations in dogs anesthetized for elective surgery using two anesthetic protocols...