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Articles and Research Projects

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Thomas P. Lewis, DVM, DACVD, discusses atopic disorders, sublingual immunotherapy, and barrier function

Thomas P. Lewis, DVM, DACVD, discusses why we are seeing methicillin resistance on a daily basis and how to prevent its spread

Chin Dermatitis in a Cat by Ed Jazic, DVM, DACVD

"If it looks like ringworm, it’s probably staph…"

Canine Solar Dermatitis

Canine Demodicosis

The Pros and Cons of Cyclosporin in the Treatment of Atopy

Fun With Fungus

A Dog with Chronic Otitis

The Allergy Testing Debate-Serology vs. Intradermal


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Research Projects (completed)

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Havanese Sebaceous Adenitis Study

by M. Frazer

An evaluation of the clinical, cytological, infectious and histopathological features of feline acne

by E. Jazic, K. Coyner, D. Loeffler and T. Lewis

Variability of laboratory identification and antibiotic susceptibility reporting of Pseudomonas spp. isolates from dogs with chronic otitis externa

by A. Schick, J. Angus, and K. Coyner

Dermatitis associated with microfilariae (Filarioidea) in 10 dogs

by A. Hargis, T. Lewis, D. Duclos, D. Loeffler, and Rausch

Full-thickness cutaneous burn in black-haired skin on the dorsum of the body of a Dalmatian puppy

by A. Hargis, and T. Lewis

Microbiological and histopathological features of canine acral lick dermatitis

by A. Shumaker, J. Angus, K. Coyner, D. Loeffler, S. Rankin, and T. Lewis

Persistent papillomavirus infection in a cat

by F. Lozano-Alarcón, T. Lewis, E. Clark, G. Bradley, M. Shupe, and A. Hargis

Evaluation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the serological diagnosis of sarcoptic mange in dogs

by K. Coyner, L. Medleau, K. Hnilica, and B. Bigler

The in vitro antibacterial activity of incomplete iron salt of poly acrylic acid against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermeidus and methicillin-resistant S. aureus - Accepted for Publication in Veterinary Dermatology

by Meghan K. Solc

Investigation of subclinical bacteriuria in cats with dermatologic disease receiving long-term glucocorticoids and/or ciclosporin - Accepted for publication in Veterinary Dermatology

by Samantha Lockwood

Dorsal thermal necrosis in dogs: a retrospective analysis of 16 cases (2009-2016) - Accepted for publication in Veterinary Dermatology

by Stephanne Schwartz

Retrospective analysis of cutaneous lesions in 23 canine and 17 feline cases of coccidiodomycosis seen in Arizona, USA (2009–2015) - Published in Veterinary Dermatology

by Diana Simoes

Quality assessment of fluconazole capsules and oral suspensions compounded by pharmacies located in the United States - Published in American Journal of Veterinary Research

by Carine Laporte

Evaluation of Bacterial Contamination of Clipper Blades in Small Animal Private Practices - Published in Journal of the Americas Animal Hospital Association

by Rebecca Mount

Absorption of Transdermal and Oral Cyclosporine in Six Healthy Cats - Published in Journal of the Americas Animal Hospital Association

by Rose Miller

Case Reports

Meghan Solc, et al-Feline Progressive dendritic cell histiocytosis in domestic long hair feline - (published in Veterinary Records Case Reports)

by Meghan Solc

Samantha Lockwood, et al-Concurrent development of generalized demodicosis, dermatophytosis, and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius secondary to inappropriate treatment of atopic dermatitis in an adult dog - (published in Veterinary Records Case Reports)

by Samantha Lockwood

Other Publications​

Samantha Lockwood: Disease Fact Sheet-Fungal, Dermatophytosis

Infectious Disease Manual: Infectious Diseases of Concern to Captive and Free Ranging Animals in North America, 2nd Edition; American Association of Zoo Veterinarians 2013

Carine Laporte:

Multifocal metastatic cutaneous and mucosal transmissible venereal tumour in a female puppy

Published in Veterinary Records Case Reports

Comparison of once daily versus twice-weekly terbinafine administration for the treatment of canine Malassezia dermatitis – a pilot study

by D. Berger, T. Lewis, A. Schick, R. Stone

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