a case-control study of respiratory disease in thoroughbred racehorses in sydney, order to investigate the role of infectious agents in the aetiology of lower respiratory tract disease in thoroughbred racehorses, a matched case-control study was conducted. cases were identified by the presence of coughing, and were compared to a control population matched on time of sample collection and location within the same training establishment. tracheal wash samples were collected from 100 cases and 148 controls. case horses were more likely than controls to have endoscopic and cyt ...200111352347
lower respiratory tract infections in cats: 21 cases (1995-2000).twenty-one lower respiratory tract infections diagnosed in cats at university of sydney veterinary centre between 1995 and 2000 were identified retrospectively. patient records were analysed to determine historical, clinical, clinicopathologic and radiographic features of lower respiratory tract infections. response to therapy was also assessed. infectious agents identified were mycoplasma spp., pasteurella spp., bordetella bronchiseptica, salmonella typhimurium, pseudomonas sp., mycobacterium t ...200415135354
a retrospective analysis of feline bronchoalveolar lavage cytology and microbiology (1995-2000).a retrospective study of 88 bronchoalveolar lavage specimens from 80 cats presenting to the university of sydney veterinary centre between 1995 and 2000 was performed. bronchoalveolar lavage cytology and microbiology in conjunction with other diagnostic aids and patient records were used to classify cases as lower respiratory tract infections (ltris), lrti revisits, feline bronchial disease, cardiac disease, neoplastic disease and multisystemic disease. cases for which a definitive diagnosis cou ...200415135356
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