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- Retrospective evaluation of Apoquel® (oclacitinib) for the treatment of 117 dogs with atopic dermatitis. Part 1: control of pruritus (itch).
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The quick and dirty on ear canal cytology
Continuing with my focus on diagnostic tips, today I’ll share my approach to ear canal cytology in dogs and cats. As you know already, this is a simple, but valuable test that should be recommended whenever otitis externa is suspected, … Continue reading
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Diagnosing Canine Atopic Dermatitis
How do you diagnose atopic dermatitis in a dog? That’s right. Based upon clinical features. Serum IgE and intradermal testing can be used to identify potential allergens, but the tests are not sensitive or specific enough to rely upon for … Continue reading
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5 Tips for Better Skin Scrapings
What can I possibly teach you about that most basic test in veterinary dermatology, the skin scraping? Taking a skin scraping seems like a simple enough technique, yet at least once per month I am able to find a mite … Continue reading
Posted in Diagnostics, Parasites Tagged cat, dermatology, dog, pet, skin, skin scraping, veterinary, veterinary dermatology, veterinary medicine 2 Comments