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Correlations of fatty acid supplementation, aeroallergens, shampoo, and ear cleanser with multiple parameters in pruritic dogs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15238557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Seventy-two pruritic dogs were fed one of four diets controlled for n-6:n-3 fatty acid ratios and total dietary intake of fatty acids. Multiple parameters were evaluated, including clinical and cytological findings, aeroallergen testing, microbial sampling techniques, and effects of an anti-fungal/antibacterial shampoo and ear cleanser. Significant correlations were observed between many clinical parameters, anatomical sampling sites, and microbial counts when data from the diet groups was combined. There were no statistically significant differences between individual diets for any of the clinical parameters. The importance of total clinical management in the control of pruritus was demonstrated.
Authors:
Gene H Nesbitt; Lisa M Freeman; Steven S Hannah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1547-3317     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc     Publication Date:    2004 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-07     Completed Date:  2007-08-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0415027     Medline TA:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  270-84     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, Massachusetts 01536, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dietary Fats, Unsaturated / therapeutic use*
Dietary Supplements
Dog Diseases / diet therapy*,  pathology
Dogs
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated / therapeutic use*
Female
Male
Pruritus / diet therapy,  pathology,  veterinary*
Severity of Illness Index
Skin / cytology,  microbiology,  pathology
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats, Unsaturated; 0/Fatty Acids, Unsaturated

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