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Background: The Blastomyces antigen concentration in urine (BACU) test is used to diagnose blastomycosis and monitor treatment in dogs. It is unknown if a higher BACU is associated with shorter survival. Objectives: To determine if the magnitude of BACU before treatment is associated with survival...

Author(s)
Motschenbacher, L. O.; Furrow, E.; Rendahl, A. K.; Nell, E. G.; Anderson, K. L.; Merkel, L. K.; Patterson, E. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2021, 35, 2, pp 946-953
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Objective - To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of an enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for antibodies to a recombinant Blastomyces adhesin-1 repeat antigen (rBAD-1) to aid in the diagnosis of blastomycosis in dogs and compare the findings with results from other tests used for this purpose. Design...

Author(s)
Mourning, A. C.; Patterson, E. E.; Kirsch, E. J.; Renschler, J. S.; Wolf, L. A.; Paris, J. K.; Durkin, M. M.; Wheat, L. J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2015, 247, 10, pp 1133-1138
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Objective: To determine the effect of anti-inflammatory medications on 30-day survival of dogs treated for pulmonary blastomycosis. Design: Retrospective study. Setting: University teaching hospital. Animals: One hundred thirty nine client-owned dogs with confirmed pulmonary blastomycosis....

Author(s)
Walton, R. A. L.; Wey, A.; Hall, K. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2017, 27, 4, pp 439-443
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Background: Several studies have shown that Blastomyces dermatitidis, the etiologic agent of blastomycosis, is a genetically diverse pathogen. Blastomycosis is a significant health issue in humans and other mammals. Veterinary and human isolates matched with epidemiological case data from the same...

Author(s)
Anderson, J. L.; Sloss, B. L.; Meece, J. K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2013, 9, 84, pp (22 April 2013)
Abstract

Background: Blastomycosis is a potentially fatal fungal disease that most commonly affects humans and dogs. The organism causes systemic inflammation and has a predilection for the lungs. The inflammation might lead to a hypercoagulable state with microemboli in the pulmonary circulation which...

Author(s)
McMichael, M. A.; O'Brien, M.; Smith, S. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2015, 29, 2, pp 499-504
Abstract

Cryptococcosis is an infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans, a yeast-forming fungus 20 to 30 microns in diameter, located in soil, manure and dust. Canine cryptococcosis is uncommon, it usually affects dogs younger than 4 years, it is necessary a low in the defenses to produce the disease, the ...

Author(s)
Salazar, C.; López Ramos, R.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2017, 18, 9, pp 091730
Abstract

Invasive fungal infections (IFI) cause devastating morbidity and mortality, with the number of IFIs more than tripling since 1979. Our laboratories were the first to demonstrate that radiolabeled microorganism-specific monoclonal antibodies are highly effective for treatment of experimental fungal, ...

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Helal, M.; Allen, K. J. H.; Dijk, B. van; Nosanchuk, J. D.; Snead, E.; Dadachova, E.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2020, 11, February,
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Case description - A two-year-old intact Golden Retriever was affected with the 6-months previous history of blastomycosis and treatment was performed using fluconazole. Clinical findings - Cough, fever, nasal discharge, dry and harsh lung sounds with peripheral lymphadenopathy was observed....

Author(s)
Tavakoli, A.; Mehrjerdi, H. K.
Publisher
Iranian Veterinary Surgery Association, Kermen, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2010, 5, 1/2, pp 109-114
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This report aims to describe the clinical and anatomopathological findings in a case of systemic cryptococcosis in a dog. A 4-year-old female Miniature Schnauzer was referred for necropsy. For 3 months prior to death, the dog had displayed generalized alopecia, pruritus, and severe weight loss,...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, S. R. F.; Silva, Ó. P. da; Barretto, M. L. do M.; Dias, R. F. F.; Oliveira, R. P. de; Silva, G. G. da; Albuquerque, P. P. F. de; Pereira, M. de F.; Oliveira, A. A. da F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, Supplement, pp 300
Abstract

Blastomycosis is a severe, commonly fatal infection caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis in dogs that live in the United States, Canada, and parts of Africa. The cost of treating an infection can be expensive, and no vaccine against this infection is commercially available. A...

Author(s)
Wüthrich, M.; Krajaejun, T.; Shearn-Bochsler, V.; Bass, C.; Filutowicz, H. I.; Legendre, A. M.; Klein, B. S.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 2011, 18, 5, pp 783-789

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