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A 56-mo-old male guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) presented with gradual weight loss from 757 to 691 g during the preceding month. Cardiac-specific diagnostics detected decreased cardiac contractility, moderate cardiomegaly, pericardial effusion, and pulmonary edema. At 1 mo after presentation, the ...

Author(s)
Kondo, H.; Koizumi, I.; Yamamoto, N.; Shibuya, H.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Comparative Medicine, 2018, 68, 3, pp 212-214
Abstract

Nerium oleander is an ornamental cardiotoxic plant found in tropical and subtropical areas of the World. Its toxicity is related to the content of cardioactive glycosides, mainly oleandrin, found throughout the plant. The present study aimed to describe a new and improved method for oleandrin...

Author(s)
Botelho, A. F. M.; Oliveira, F. A. S.; Fiúza, A. T. L.; Pedroza, H. P.; Branco, S. E. M. T.; Pierezan, F.; Melo, M. M.; Soto-Blanco, B.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 5, pp 967-972
Abstract

Objective: To investigate pathological changes in the major solid viscera of guinea pigs infected with the plague bacillus Yersinia pestis. Methods: Adult guinea pigs were infected with a virulent Y. pestis strain (25 cfu/ml) through the groin subcutaneously. After infection, tissue specimens were...

Author(s)
Zhao ZhongZhi; Yu ShouHong; Zhang AiPing; Dang ZhanCui; Wang Mei; Zheng Yi; Xiong HaoMing; Yu ZhiMin; Zhao HaiLong; Wang ZuYun
Publisher
National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Citation
Zhongguo Meijie Shengwuxue ji Kongzhi Zazhi = Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control, 2015, 26, 1, pp 84-85
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Male guinea pigs show high susceptibility to Burkholderia mallei and have been used as animal models in glanders studies. The purpose of our study was to elucidate glanders comparative pathogenesis in guinea pigs. We present here the histological changes and bacterial isolation that develop over...

Author(s)
Eslampanah, M.; Mosavari, N.; Hablolvarid, M. H.
Publisher
Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Teheran, Iran
Citation
Archives of Razi Institute, 2016, 70, 4, pp 245-254
Abstract

Seven male Hartley guinea pigs, 3 to 18 months old, died or had to be euthanized because of nonspecific clinical signs unresponsive to supportive treatment. Gross necropsy and histopathology findings in all animals included severe soft tissue calcification affecting the myocardium, kidneys, and...

Author(s)
Villano, J. S.; Fann, M. K.; Suckow, C. E.; Cooper, T. K.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2015, 52, 4, pp 757-759
Abstract

Hyperacute rejection (HAR) is a main barrier in xenotransplantation, which is mediated by the combination of natural antibody to the xenograft and complement activation. Current therapies have focus on the inhibition of complement by development of complement inhibitor and transgenic animal organ....

Author(s)
Lin Xi; Qi JieZhen; Chen MingHui; Qiu BiTao; Huang ZhenHua; Qiu PengXin; Chen JiaShu; Yan GuangMei
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biochemical Pharmacology, 2013, 85, 6, pp 772-779
Abstract

Two guineapigs (Cavia porcellus) were presented with a clinical history of a chronic, unresponsive skin disorder with scaling, itching and alopecia. After clinical differential diagnoses (e. g. ectoparasitosis, dermatomycosis, endocrinopathy or allergy) had been ruled out, a skin biopsy revealed an ...

Author(s)
Heuer, L.; Stötter, M.; Eydner, M.; Puff, C.; Kleinschmidt, S.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2014, 127, 7/8, pp 333-336
Abstract

Formic acid (methanoic acid, HCOOH) is an organic compound which belongs to saturated monobasic acids. In natural conditions, it is secreted from the glands of ants, and also extracted from the leaves of stinging nettles. It is soluble in water in any proportions, which makes it practical to use...

Author(s)
Boyko, O. O.; Gavrilina, O. G.; Gavrilin, P. N.; Gugosyan, Y. A.; Brygadyrenko, V. V.
Publisher
Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Citation
Regulatory Mechanisms in Biosystems, 2018, 9, 3, pp 435-439
Abstract

Although the spiders of the genus Phoneutria cause envenomation and their presence has been described in several provinces of the north of Argentina, they are not as common as other spiders of sanitary importance. In the present work, we studied the toxicity of samples of venom of Phoneutria...

Author(s)
Roodt, A. R. de; Lago, N. R.; Lanari, L. C.; Laskowicz, R. D.; Costa de Oliveira, V.; Neder de Román, E.; Titto, E. H. de; Damin, C. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2017, 125, pp 24-31
Abstract

Background: Unsweetened natural cocoa has antimalarial properties. Unsweetened natural cocoa powder (UNCP), obtained as a result of the removal of cocoa butter from a cocoa bean protects against malaria episodes. Cocoa powder, which is prepared after removal of the cocoa butter, contains about 1.9% ...

Author(s)
Asiedu-Gyekye, I. J.; Seidu, M. A.; N'guessan, B. B.; Frimpong-Manso, S.; Sarkodie, J. E.; Adjei, S.; Kutu, S.; Osei-Little, J.; Nyarko, A. K.; Debrah, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2016, 16, 348, pp (6 September 2016)

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