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Background: Histoplasma (H.) capsulatum is a dimorphic fungus, and infection is typically via inhalation of microconidia. After conversion to the yeast phase within the lung, the organism is subsequently disseminated to other tissues by macrophages. Nasal histoplasmosis appears to be a rare...

Author(s)
Heilmann, R. M.; Nabity, M. B.; Bryan, L. K.; Cook, A. K.; Scott, K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2021, 17, 192, pp (13 May 2021)
Abstract

A 4 mo old intact male Labrador retriever was referred to the authors' institution for a 3 wk history of weight loss and progressive abdominal distension. Thoracic radiographs revealed sternal lymphadenopathy and a diffuse unstructured interstitial and bronchial pulmonary pattern. An abdominal...

Author(s)
Cridge, H.; Brinkman, E.; Lathan, P.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2020, 56, 5, pp 285-290
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the clinical manifestations of histoplasmosis in a large sample of dogs, compare outcomes achieved with fluconazole versus itraconazole, and identify variables available at the time of diagnosis with prognostic value. DESIGN: Retrospective case series with nested cohort...

Author(s)
Wilson, A. G.; KuKanich, K. S.; Hanzlicek, A. S.; Payton, M. E.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 252, 2, pp 201-209
Abstract

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
Abstract

Background: Although mustelids occur worldwide and include a wide range of species, little is known about the diseases affecting them. Mustelids have regularly been submitted for post mortem investigation in the framework of the program for general wildlife health surveillance in Switzerland, which ...

Author(s)
Akdesir, E.; Origgi, F. C.; Wimmershoff, J.; Frey, J.; Frey, C. F.; Ryser-Degiorgis, M. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 195, pp (19 June 2018)
AbstractFull Text

Histoplasmosis is a main fungal diseases that affect the lower respiratory tract of small animals, being caused by Histoplasma capsulatum, a fungus found in soil rich in nitrogen compounds, derived from decaying organic matter. It is described a case of pulmonary histoplasmosis in a dog of Boxer...

Author(s)
Silva, T. I. B.; Silva, A. C. B.; Muñoz, M. E. Z.; Zubieta, L. M. V.; Zubieta, F. E. V.; Silva, M. J. G.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2013, 65, 6, pp 1635-1640
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Blastomycosis and histoplasmosis manifest as lung and systemic fungal infections in mammals caused by Histoplasma capsulatum, and Blastomyces dermatitidis. These infections exhibit cross reactivity of antibodies which makes a correct diagnosis potentially elusive. The purpose of this study was to...

Author(s)
Wright, J. C.; Harrild, T. E.; Scalarone, G. M.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2012, 2, 4, pp 237-241
Abstract

Histoplasmosis is the most commonly diagnosed major systemic mycosis in dogs and the second most commonly reported fungal infection in cats. The causative organism, Histoplasma capsulatum, is endemic in 31 of the 48 contiguous US states and has a worldwide distribution. Histoplasma organisms enter...

Author(s)
Blache, J. L.; Ryan, K.; Arceneaux, K.
Publisher
Veterinary Learning Systems, Yardley, USA
Citation
Compendium Continuing Education for Veterinarians, 2011, 33, 3, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This paper describes a case of disseminated histoplasmosis in a 13-year-old female, mixed-breed dog in Croatia suffering from severe atopic dermatitis that was treated with prednisolone. Blood laboratory evaluation showed anaemia, decreased haemoglobin level and decreased haematocrit. Blood smear...

Author(s)
Džaja, P.; Grabarević, Ž.; Rakočević, S.; Gudan, A.; Beck, A.; Smolec, O.; Sabočanec, R.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2004, 74, 2, pp 165-173
Abstract

Yeast phase lysate antigens from 10 isolates of Blastomyces dermatitidis (dog, ERC-2 and T-58; T-27, polar bear; woodpile, ER-3; bat lung, 48938; human, B5929, B5895, B5896, B5931, and CAPP) from different geographical regions, in addition to a Histoplasma capsulatum (G217B) lysate preparation,...

Author(s)
Abuodeh, R. O.; Chester, E. M.; Scalarone, G. M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Mycoses, 2004, 47, 3/4, pp 143-149

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