Comparison of Polymerase Chain Reaction with Bacterial 16s Primers to Blood Culture to Identify Bacteremia in Dogs with Suspected Bacterial Endocarditis
Article first published online: 20 JUN 2011
Copyright © 2011 by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Volume 25, Issue 4, pages 959–962, July/August 2011
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Meurs, K.M., Heaney, A.M., Atkins, C.E., DeFrancesco, T.C., Fox, P.R., Keene, B.W., Kellihan, H.B., Miller, M.W., Oyama, M.A. and Oaks, J.L. (2011), Comparison of Polymerase Chain Reaction with Bacterial 16s Primers to Blood Culture to Identify Bacteremia in Dogs with Suspected Bacterial Endocarditis. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 25: 959–962. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2011.0742.x
Dr Heaney is presently affiliated with the Alpenglow Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, 3640 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80301. This study was performed at the Washington State College of Veterinary Medicine. Presented in part at the 2009 ACVIM Forum, Montreal, Canada.
- Issue published online: 20 JUL 2011
- Article first published online: 20 JUN 2011
- Submitted October 12, 2010; Revised April 11, 2011; Accepted May 3, 2011.
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