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Intra- and post-procedural prophylactic antibiotics are routinely administered by veterinary cardiologists to dogs that undergo trans-catheter embolization of a patent ductus arteriosus for prevention of implant-related infective endocarditis. The hypothesis of our study was that primary antibiotic ...

Author(s)
Szatmári, V.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2017, 207, pp 25-28
Abstract

Infective endocarditis, an infrequent clinical syndrome in dogs, is typically associated with nondescript clinical signs such as fever, malaise and loss of appetite. Although an uncommonly reported infection in dogs, Pasteurella canis is an emerging pathogen with increasing relevance in the human...

Author(s)
Kern, Z. T.; Swartley, O. M.; Pradeep Neupane; Nandhakumar Balakrishnan; Breitschwerdt, E. B.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2019, 229, pp 14-19
Abstract

Objectives: As a result of extensive field-related activities, military working dogs (MWDs) have an increased occupational risk for acquiring vector-borne infectious diseases. Methods: Indirect fluorescent antibody, Bartonella alpha-proteobacteria growth medium enrichment culture, and 16-23S ...

Author(s)
Shelnutt, L. M.; Nandhakumar Balakrishnan; DeVanna, J.; Batey, K. L.; Breitschwerdt, E. B.
Publisher
Association of Military Surgeons of the US, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Military Medicine, 2017, 182, 3, pp e1864-e1869
Abstract

A 9-year-old neutered male Rhodesian ridgeback cross dog was evaluated for progressive non-ambulatory paraparesis, fever, and leukocytosis. The dog was diagnosed with spinal epidural empyema (SEE) and infectious endocarditis (IE) of the mitral valve based on the findings of contrast-enhanced...

Author(s)
Woodruff, M.; Rosenblatt, A.; Punke, J.; Heading, K.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 60, 11, pp 1171-1176
AbstractFull Text

Infectious endocarditis (IE) is a heart valve or endocardial disease. Bartonella spp. are considered one of the causes of IE. The objective was to study the prevalence of canine IE in Bangkok, Thailand with an emphasis on Bartonella spp. infections. A review of the reports between January 1999 to...

Author(s)
Surachetpong, S. D.; Assarasakorn, S.; Rungsipipat, A.; Scorza, A. V.; Brewer, M. M.; Simpson, K. W.; Lappin, M. R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2014, 44, 3, pp 377-383
Abstract

Some animals, such as cattle and dogs, are more frequently affected by endocarditis. However, it is universally accepted that the animal most sensitive to bacterial endocarditis is the possum in captivity. In humans, bacterial endocarditis is similar to the most frequent form in animals,...

Author(s)
Guarda, F.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2016, 33, 6, pp 47-50
Abstract

Bartonellosis is a vector-borne zoonotic disease with worldwide distribution that can infect humans and a large number of mammals including small companion animals (cats and dogs). In recent years, an increasing number of studies from around the world have reported Bartonella infections, although...

Author(s)
Álvarez-Fernández, A.; Breitschwerdt, E. B.; Solano-Gallego, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 624, pp (4 December 2018)
Abstract

Background: Bartonella koehlerae has been recently described as a new cat- and cat fleas-associated agent of culture-negative human endocarditis. It has been also encountered in one dog from Israel and six dogs from the USA, but other clinically relevant reports involving this bacterium are...

Author(s)
Tabar, M. D.; Altet, L.; Maggi, R. G.; Altimira, J.; Roura, X.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2017, 10, 247, pp (19 May 2017)
Abstract

A female French bulldog was admitted to our veterinary hospital with symptoms of dyspnea and syncope seven days after an ovariohysterectomy for pyometra. On the first visit, cardiomegaly, a tumor-like mass on the pulmonary valve (15.0×5.8 mm), pulmonary valve stenosis, pulmonary arterial...

Author(s)
Iwasa, N.; Nishii, N.; Iwasa, K.; Iwasa, T.; Takashima, S.; Suganuma, S.; Sakai, H.; Kitagawa, H.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2017, 70, 6, pp 375-379
AbstractFull Text

We report the first documented case of endocarditis associated with Bartonella clarridgeiae in a dog in Latin America. Infective vegetative valvular aortic endocarditis was diagnosed in a 10-year-old male mixed breed dog. The dog presented grade V/VI systolic and diastolic murmur, hyperthermia, and ...

Author(s)
André, M. R.; Canola, R. A. M.; Braz, J. B.; Perossi, I. F. S.; Calchi, A. C.; Ikeda, P.; MacHado, R. Z.; Vasconcelos, R. de O.; Camacho, A. A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 28, 4, pp 661-670

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