Matrix metalloproteinase-9 activity in the cerebrospinal fluid and serum of dogs with acute spinal cord trauma from intervertebral disk disease.

TitleMatrix metalloproteinase-9 activity in the cerebrospinal fluid and serum of dogs with acute spinal cord trauma from intervertebral disk disease.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsLevine JM, Ruaux CG, Bergman RL, Coates JR, Steiner JM, Williams DA
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume67
Issue2
Pagination283-7
Date Published2006 Feb
ISSN0002-9645
KeywordsAnimals, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Female, Intervertebral Disk Displacement, Male, Matrix Metalloproteinase 9, Spinal Cord Injuries
Abstract

To detect matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 in serum and CSF and determine relationships between MMP activity and severity of disease, duration of clinical signs, and duration of hospitalization in dogs with acute intervertebral disk disease (IVDD).

Alternate JournalAm. J. Vet. Res.