Comparison of in-clinic point-of-care and reference laboratory total thyroxine immunoassays for diagnosis and post-treatment monitoring of hyperthyroid cats

Peterson ME, Rishniw M, Bilbrough GE, et al. J Feline Med Surg 2017:1098612×17708918. Objectives The Catalyst One Chemistry Analyzer (IDEXX Laboratories) is a point-of-care instrument that can measure total thyroxine (TT4) by immunoassay. The aims of this study were to … Read More

Analysis of large versus small dogs reveals three genes on the canine X chromosome associated with body weight, muscling and back fat thickness

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Plassais J, Rimbault M, Williams FJ, et al. PLoS Genet 2017;13:e1006661. Domestic dog breeds display significant diversity in both body mass and skeletal size, resulting from intensive selective pressure during the formation and maintenance of modern breeds. While previous studies … Read More

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