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Diseases related to the alimentary system are the main cause of death in horses. This retrospective study aimed to describe the pathological findings of fatal parasite-induced enteritis and typhlocolitis caused by cyathostominae, Eimeria leuckarti, Balantidium coli, and Strongyloides westeri in ...

Author(s)
Bianchi, M. V.; Mello, L. S. de; Wentz, M. F.; Panziera, W.; Soares, J. F.; Sonne, L.; Driemeier, D.; Pavarini, S. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 28, 3, pp 443-450
Abstract

Background: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a well-recognised but poorly understood disease complex in the horse. Clinical signs may vary but often include weight loss, diarrhoea and colic. The effect this disease process may have on the gastrointestinal pacemaker cells (the interstitial cells...

Author(s)
Fintl, C.; Lindberg, R.; Press, C. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 52, 2, pp 298-304
Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate salivary alpha-amylase (sAA), considered a non-invasive biomarker for sympathetic nervous system (SNS) activity, and salivary cortisol as possible pain-induced stress biomarker, in horses with acute abdominal disease. Therefore, a prospective...

Author(s)
Contreras-Aguilar, M. D.; Escribano, D.; Martín-Cuervo, M.; Tecles, F.; Joaquín Cerón, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 156, pp (10 May 2018)
Abstract

The role of type A Clostridium perfringens in canine acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome and foal necrotizing enteritis is poorly characterized. However, a highly significant association between the presence of novel toxigenic C. perfringens and these specific enteric diseases has been described....

Author(s)
Gohari, I. M.; Unterer, S.; Whitehead, A. E.; Prescott, J. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2020, 32, 2, pp 230-238
Abstract

A 17-year-old Quarter Horse mare was evaluated for colic of 24-hour duration. Clinical signs and diagnostic evaluation were consistent with duodenitis-proximal jejunitis. The horse's clinical condition deteriorated despite medical treatment and was euthanized. Aerobic culture collected from small...

Author(s)
Rothers, K. L.; Hackett, E. S.; Mason, G. L.; Nelson, B. B.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 2020, 7062408,
Abstract

Information available on duodenal impactions is limited. The authors present a case of a horse showing clinical signs likely indicating a small intestinal lesion, with anterior enteritis and a strangulating lesion as the most likely differentials. Due to diagnostics not strongly indicating either,...

Author(s)
Thomas, I. L. H.; Dixon, J. J.; Fraser, B.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 1, pp e000589
Abstract

A 14-year old Polish half bred mare, with a three months history of weight loss and recurrent colic was referred to the clinic. A series of diagnostic tests were performed, including glucose absorption test, abdominal ultrasound examination, abdominocentesis, endoscopy with duodenum biopsy and a...

Author(s)
Siwinska, N.; Zak, A.; Slowikowska, M.; Borowicz, H.; Nowak, M.; Ciaputa, R.; Kubiak, K.; Niedzwiedz, A.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2017, 33, 5, pp 452-456
Abstract

Although relatively uncommon in horses, infections caused by Mycobacterium spp. may affect the gastrointestinal tract. Mycobacterium branderi is a non-tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) that causes respiratory infections in man. Non-tuberculous mycobacteria may also affect horses; however, infection...

Author(s)
Silva, F. S.; Lorenzett, M. P.; Bianchi, M. V.; Bastos, H. B. A.; Larentis, G. R.; Paul, L. G.; Snel, G. G. M.; Oliveira Filho, J. P.; Mattos, R. C.; Sonne, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2019, 168, pp 30-34
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine incidences and underlying causes of fatal intestinal inflammatory lesions (FIILs) and demographic characteristics of affected equids necropsied at any of the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory facilities between January 1, 1990, and April 16, 2013. ANIMALS:...

Author(s)
MacÍas-Rioseco, M.; Hill, A. E.; Uz, F. A.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2020, 256, 4, pp 455-462
Abstract

The aim of the study was to analyze the correlation between D-dimer and transforming growth factor beta 1 (TGF-β1) in plasma and peritoneal fluid of horses with different types of colic. The study included 124 horses with colic and 12 control horses. The horses with colic were grouped according to...

Author(s)
Argüelles, D.; Delgado, M. A.; Armengou, L.; Carmona, J. U.; Prades, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2015, 35, 8, pp 629-635

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