Kurt Zimmerman

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Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic equine serology
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 24:311-34, vi. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Hyperphosphatasemia and concurrent adrenal gland dysfunction in apparently healthy Scottish Terriers
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Departments of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:178-86. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the cytologic and histologic features of meningiomas in four dogs
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 29:29-34. 2000
  4. doi request reprint Hematological Assessment in Pet Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus): Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification
    Kurt Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology 0442, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Clin Lab Med 35:641-8. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Hematological assessment in pet guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus): blood sample collection and blood cell identification
    Kurt Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology 0442, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 18:33-40. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type I in a mixed-breed dog
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 25:291-6. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint SNOMED representation of explanatory knowledge in veterinary clinical pathology
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 34:7-16. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid from a 10-year-old dog with a single seizure episode
    Kurt Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 35:127-31. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Dermal mass aspirate from a Persian cat
    Kurt Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 32:213-7. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Prenatal TCDD causes persistent modulation of the postnatal immune response, and exacerbates inflammatory disease, in 36-week-old lupus-like autoimmune SNF1 mice
    Amjad Mustafa
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 92:82-94. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic equine serology
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 24:311-34, vi. 2008
    ..The reader is also provided with a list of specific laboratories that perform the diagnostic assay for the mentioned disorders...
  2. doi request reprint Hyperphosphatasemia and concurrent adrenal gland dysfunction in apparently healthy Scottish Terriers
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Departments of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:178-86. 2010
    ..To determine causes of hyperphosphatasemia (high serum alkaline phosphatase [ALP] activity) in apparently healthy Scottish Terriers...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the cytologic and histologic features of meningiomas in four dogs
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 29:29-34. 2000
    ..The classification scheme could not be applied to cytologic specimens...
  4. doi request reprint Hematological Assessment in Pet Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus): Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification
    Kurt Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology 0442, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Clin Lab Med 35:641-8. 2015
    ..Hematological parameters for normal guinea pigs are provided for comparison with in-house or commercial test results. A description of the morphology of guinea pig leukocytes is provided to assist in performing a differential count. ..
  5. doi request reprint Hematological assessment in pet guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus): blood sample collection and blood cell identification
    Kurt Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology 0442, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 18:33-40. 2015
    ..Hematological parameters for normal guinea pigs are provided for comparison with in-house or commercial test results. A description of the morphology of guinea pig leukocytes is provided to assist in performing a differential count. ..
  6. doi request reprint Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type I in a mixed-breed dog
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 25:291-6. 2013
    ..Genetic testing revealed a homozygous missense mutation in the β2-integrin subunit gene, previously recognized only in purebred Irish Setters, leading to a diagnosis of LAD type 1 disorder in this mixed-breed dog...
  7. ncbi request reprint SNOMED representation of explanatory knowledge in veterinary clinical pathology
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 34:7-16. 2005
    ..Nomenclature standards ease sharing of medical information, create common points of understanding, and improve data aggregation and analysis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid from a 10-year-old dog with a single seizure episode
    Kurt Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 35:127-31. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, this is only the third reported case of primary CNS histiocytic sarcoma in dogs, and the first to demonstrate strong immunochemical evidence for dendritic antigen-presenting cell origin...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dermal mass aspirate from a Persian cat
    Kurt Zimmerman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 32:213-7. 2003
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  10. doi request reprint Prenatal TCDD causes persistent modulation of the postnatal immune response, and exacerbates inflammatory disease, in 36-week-old lupus-like autoimmune SNF1 mice
    Amjad Mustafa
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 92:82-94. 2011
    ..This raises questions about adverse postnatal immune consequences of prenatal TCDD in animals genetically predisposed to inappropriate inflammatory responses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prebreeding maternal immunostimulation with Freund's complete adjuvant reduces placental damage and distal limb defects caused by methylnitrosourea
    Mary Renee Prater
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 55:145-55. 2006
    ..The current study examined murine placental ultrastructure and fetal limb development following maternal methylnitrosourea (MNU) exposure, +/-Freund's complete adjuvant (FCA) immunostimulation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Temporal clinical chemistry and microscopic renal effects following acute uranyl acetate exposure
    Kurt L Zimmerman
    Laboratory for Neurotoxicity Studies, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0002, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 35:1000-9. 2007
    ..Glomular changes were reversed in all treatment groups by day 30. Stress exposure had no impact on any measured renal parameter...
  13. doi request reprint Blood proteins and inflammation in the horse
    Mark V Crisman
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 24:285-97, vi. 2008
    ..This article reviews the salient features of APPs and examines their current application and potential utility in equine inflammatory disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diethylstilbestrol (DES)-induced fetal thymic atrophy in C57BL/6 mice: inhibited thymocyte differentiation and increased apoptotic cell death
    Elizabeth G Besteman
    Virginia Tech, College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 0442, USA
    Int J Toxicol 24:231-9. 2005
    ..These histopathologic and flow cytometric findings support enhanced apoptosis of thymocytes as a contributing factor to fetal thymic atrophy caused by DES...
  15. doi request reprint Hematologic Assessment in Pet Rats, Mice, Hamsters, and Gerbils: Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification
    Nicole M Lindstrom
    Virginia Tech, 300 Turner Street Northwest, Suite 4120 0497, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Clin Lab Med 35:629-40. 2015
    ..As a resource for veterinarians and their technicians, this article describes the methods for collection of blood, identification of blood cells, and interpretation of the hemogram in mice, rats, gerbils, and hamsters. ..
  16. doi request reprint Malathion, lindane, and piperonyl butoxide, individually or in combined mixtures, induce immunotoxicity via apoptosis in murine splenocytes in vitro
    Christine L R Battaglia
    Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Int J Toxicol 29:209-20. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Imaging diagnosis--Dorsal mediastinal T-cell lymphoma in an alpaca
    Joseph T Amory
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Duck Pond Drive 0442, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 51:311-2. 2010
    ..The histopathologic diagnosis was multicentric T-cell lymphoma. CT examination may prove to be a valuable imaging modality in the localization and staging of neoplasia in new world camelids...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the use of plasma and serum chloride concentrations as indirect predictors of serum bromide concentrations in dogs with idiopathic epilepsy
    John H Rossmeisl
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 35:426-33. 2006
    ..In humans receiving BR, it has been previously demonstrated that the plasma Cl- concentration is a useful indirect estimator of the measured BR concentration...
  19. doi request reprint Hematological Assessment in Pet Rabbits: Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification
    David M Moore
    Virginia Tech, 300 Turner Street Northwest, Suite 4120 0497, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Clin Lab Med 35:617-27. 2015
    ..A description of the morphology of rabbit leukocytes is provided to assist in performing a differential count. Differential diagnoses are provided for abnormal values identified in the hemogram. ..
  20. doi request reprint Hematology of the Domestic Ferret (Mustela putorius furo)
    Stephen A Smith
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, 245 Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Clin Lab Med 35:609-16. 2015
    ..Hematological parameters for normal ferrets are provided along with a description of the morphology of ferret leukocytes to assist in performing a differential count. ..
  21. doi request reprint Hematologic assessment in pet rats, mice, hamsters, and gerbils: blood sample collection and blood cell identification
    Nicole M Lindstrom
    Virginia Tech, 300 Turner Street Northwest, Suite 4120 0497, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 18:21-32. 2015
    ..As a resource for veterinarians and their technicians, this article describes the methods for collection of blood, identification of blood cells, and interpretation of the hemogram in mice, rats, gerbils, and hamsters. ..
  22. doi request reprint Hematological assessment in pet rabbits: blood sample collection and blood cell identification
    David M Moore
    Virginia Tech, 300 Turner Street Northwest, Suite 4120 0497, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 18:9-19. 2015
    ..A description of the morphology of rabbit leukocytes is provided to assist in performing a differential count. Differential diagnoses are provided for abnormal values identified in the hemogram. ..
  23. doi request reprint Hematology of the domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo)
    Stephen A Smith
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, 245 Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Electronic address
    Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 18:1-8. 2015
    ..Hematological parameters for normal ferrets are provided along with a description of the morphology of ferret leukocytes to assist in performing a differential count. ..
  24. doi request reprint What is your diagnosis? Shoulder mass in a dog with lameness
    Katie Boes
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 38:511-5. 2009
    ..The neoplastic cells stained positive with Grimelius stain and were immunoreactive for synaptophysin and chromogranin A. Pheochromocytomas are rare tumors in dogs and uncommonly undergo distant metastasis, especially to bone...
  25. ncbi request reprint 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) or diethylstilbestrol (DES) cause similar hematopoietic hypocellularity and hepatocellular changes in murine fetal liver, but differentially affect gene expression
    Elizabeth G Besteman
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 0442, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 35:788-94. 2007
    ..Both agents decreased PKCalpha expression, which may suggest shared decreased phosphorylation of substrates required for normal cell cycle progression...
  26. doi request reprint Hematology, leukocyte cytochemical analysis, plasma biochemistry, and plasma electrophoresis of wild-caught and captive-bred Gila monsters (Heloderma suspectum)
    Kerri Cooper-Bailey
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0442, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 40:316-23. 2011
    ..Thus, Gila monsters are of growing interest in the captive reptile trade and within zoological and educational institutions...
  27. pmc Gestational exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin disrupts B-cell lymphopoiesis and exacerbates autoimmune disease in 24-week-old SNF1 mice
    Amjad Mustafa
    Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious, Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 0442, USA
    Toxicol Sci 112:133-43. 2009
    ..These data suggest that developmental exposure to TCDD permanently and differentially alters humoral immune function by sex, and exacerbates a type III hypersensitivity lupus-like autoimmune disease in genetically predisposed mice...
  28. ncbi request reprint Congenital stationary night blindness in a Thoroughbred and a Paso Fino
    Catherine Nunnery
    Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0442, USA
    Vet Ophthalmol 8:415-9. 2005
    ..In the Paso Fino, severe vision impairment from birth to approximately 1 year of age in both dim and bright light situations led to humane euthanasia and histopathologic confirmation of the disorder...