Porphyromonas pogonae sp. nov., an anaerobic but low concentration oxygen adapted coccobacillus isolated from lizards (Pogona vitticeps) or human clinical specimens, and emended description of the genus Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988. (with Y Kawamura, S Kuwabara, H Kato, M Hamagishi, N Fujiwara, T Sato, J Tomida, K Tanaka, and D A. Bemis), Systematic and Applied Microbiology (2014)

During the process of identifying a Gram-negative coccobacillus isolated from a human clinical specimen, we...



Effect of small interfering RNAs on in vitro replication and gene expression of feline coronavirus (with Eman A. Anis, Rebecca P. Wilkes, Alfred M. Legendre, and Melissa A. Kennedy), American Journal of Veterinary Research (2014)

Objective-To evaluate the ability of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) to inhibit in vitro viral replication...



Synergistic hemolysis between β-lysin-producing Staphylococcus species and Rothia nasimurium in primary cultures of clinical specimens obtained from dogs (with D A. Bemis, M J. Bryant, P P. Reed, and R A. Brahmbhatt), Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (2014)

Nonhemolytic isolates of catalase-positive, Gram-positive cocci were observed that produced strong synergistic hemolysis with colonies...



Detection of papillomavirus in equine periocular and penile squamous cell carcinoma (with K M. Newkirk, D V. Hendrix, E A. Anis, B W. Rohrbach, E J. Ehrhart, and J A. Lyons), Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (2014)

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most common tumor arising in the periocular and penile...



A molecular technique for the detection and differentiation of Demodex mites on cats (with L A. Frank, K Chung, and R Brahmbhatt), Veterinary Dermatology (2013)


Demodex gatoi causes a pruritic dermatitis in cats. Diagnosis requires the demonstration of mites...