Companion Animal Gastrointestinal Laboratory
School of Veterinary Medicine University of California, Davis


Isospora felis oocysts (400X)

Selected Publications

  1. Marks SL, Kather EJ. Antimicrobial susceptibilities of canine Clostridium difficile and Clostridium perfringens isolates to commonly utilized antimicrobial drugs. Vet Microbiol 2003 (In Press).
  2. Marks SL, Kather EJ, Kass PH, Melli AC. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium difficile in diarrheic and nondiarrheic dogs. J Vet Int Med 2002; 16:533-540.
  3. Cave NJ, Marks SL, Kass PH, et al. Evaluation of a routine diagnostic fecal panel for dogs with diarrhea. J Vet Med Assoc 2002; 221(1):52-59
  4. Marks SL, Laflamme DP, and McAloose D. Dietary trial using a hypoallergenic diet containing hydrolyzed protein for dogs with inflammatory bowel disease. Vet Ther 2002; 3:109-118.
  5. Outerbridge C, Marks SL, Kass PH, and Rogers QR. Plasma amino acid concentrations in 36 dogs with histologically confirmed superficial necrolytic dermatitis (SND). Vet Derm 2002; 13:177-186.
  6. Remillard RL, Darden D, Michel K, Marks SL, et al. An investigation of the relationship between caloric intake and outcome in hospitalized dogs. Vet Ther 2001; 2(4):301-310.
  7. Marks SL. Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to the anorectic cat. Waltham Focus 2001; 11(3):24-27.
  8. Hill AS, Marks SL, and Rogers QR. Quantitation of urinary 3-methylhistidine excretion in growing dogs as an index of in vivo skeletal muscle catabolism. J Nutr Biochem 2001; 12:346-350.
  9. Marks SL. Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to cats with chronic diarrhea. J Feline Med Surg 2000; 2:105-109.
  10. Swift NC, Marks SL, MacLachlan NJ, and Norris CR. Serum trypsin-like immunoreactivity in the diagnosis of feline pancreatitis. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2000; 217:37-42.
  11. Elliott DA, Marks SL, Cowgill LD, et al. Effect of hemodialysis on plasma amino acid profiles in normal dogs. Am J Vet Res 2000; 61(8)869-73.
  12. Pollard RE, Marks SL, Davidson A, and Hornof WJ. Videofluoroscopic contrast evaluation of pharyngeal function in the dog. J Vet Radiology 2000; 41:409-412.
  13. Théon AP, Marks SL, Feldman ES, and Griffey S. Analysis of prognostic factors and patterns of failure in dogs with unresectable differentiated thyroid carcinomas treated with megavoltage irradiation. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2000; 216(11)1775-9.
  14. Marks SL, Melli A, Kass PH, et al. Influence of storage and temperature on endospore and enterotoxin production by Clostridium perfringens in dogs. J Vet Diag Invest 2000; 12(1)63-7.
  15. Foley JE, Marks SL, Munson L, et al. Isolation of Helicobacter canis from a colony of bengal cats with endemic diarrhea. J Clin Microbiol 1999; 37(10)3271-5.
  16. Marks SL, Cook+ AK, Reader R, et al. Effects of glutamine supplementation of an amino acid-based purified diet on intestinal mucosal integrity in cats with methotrexate-induced enteritis. Am J Vet Res 1999; 60:755-763.
  17. Marks SL, Melli A, Kass PH, et al. Evaluation of methods to diagnose Clostridium perfringens-associated diarrhea in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1999; 214:357-360.
  18. Norris CR+, Marks SL, Eaton KA, et al. Healthy cats are commonly colonized with Helicobacter heilmannii that is associated with minimal gastritis. J Clin Microbiol 1999; 37:189-194.
  19. Goldstein RE+, Marks SL, Kass PH, et al. Plasma amino acid profiles in cats with naturally occurring chronic renal failure. Am J Vet Res 1999; 60:109-113.



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