Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Results for: Internal Medicine
General ItemBlood clotting activity in dogs with chronic GI disease
Purpose: To determine the activity of an enzyme (ADAMTS-13) that plays a role in blood clotting, along with other known blood clotting parameters, in dogs with chronic GI disease.
General ItemADAMTS-13 activity in dogs with chronic liver disease
Purpose: To evaluate the role of the ADAMTS-13 enzyme in abnormal blood clotting in dogs with chronic liver disease.
General ItemDiagnostic utility of a feline optimized TSH assay for the diagnosis of feline hyperthyroidism
Purpose: To determine the accuracy of feline thyroid-stimulating hormone (fTSH) for diagnosis of hyperthyroidism in cats, and to compare fTSH with canine thyroid-stimulating hormone (cTSH) concentrations in hyperthyroid cats, cats with normal thyroid function who have underlying illnesses, and healthy cats.
General ItemPattern of thyroid function tests during recovery from acute nonthyroidal illness
Purpose: To identify the approximate duration of time for thyroid hormone levels to return to normal following nonthyroidal illness resolution.