William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

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Current Topics

VMTH Clinical Pathology faculty and residents are actively involved in both clinical and basic scientific research. Findings are published in a wide variety of journals, yet undoubetly, all will have a positive impact on the veterinary community.

Bronchoscopic findings in 48 cats with spontaneous lower respiratory tract disease (2002-2009).
Johnson LR, Vernau W. J Vet Intern Med. 2011 Mar-Apr;25(2):236-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2011.00688.x. Epub 2011 Feb 11.

Evaluation of a rapid agglutination method for detection of equine red cell surface antigens (Ca and Aa) as part of pretransfusion testing.
Owens SD, Snipes J, Magdesian KG, Christopher MM. Vet Clin Pathol. 2008 Mar;37(1):49-56. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-165X.2008.00003.x.

The effects of therapeutic concentrations of gentamicin, amikacin and hyaluronic acid on cultured bone marrow-derived equine mesenchymal stem cells.
Bohannon LK, Owens SD, Walker NJ, Carrade DD, Galuppo LD, Borjesson DL. Equine Vet J. 2013 Jan 11. doi: 10.1111/evj.12045

Post-transfusion survival of biotin-labeled allogeneic RBCs in adult horses.
Mudge MC, Walker NJ, Borjesson DL, Librach F, Johns JL, Owens SD. Vet Clin Pathol. 2012 Mar;41(1):56-62. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-165X.2011.00384.x. Epub 2012 Jan 17.

Canine hemophagocytic histiocytic sarcoma: a proliferative disorder of CD11d+ macrophages.
Moore PF, Affolter VK, Vernau W. Vet Pathol. 2006 Sep;43(5):632-45.

Diagnostic accuracy of using erythrocyte indices and polychromasia to identify regenerative anemia in dogs.
Hodges J, Christopher MM. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011 Jun 1;238(11):1452-8. doi: 10.2460/javma.238.11.1452.

Hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells as effectors in innate immunity.
Granick JL, Simon SI, Borjesson DL. Bone Marrow Res. 2012;2012:165107. doi: 10.1155/2012/165107. Epub 2012 Jun 19.