Prevalence of diarrhea and enteropathogens in racing sled dogs.

TitlePrevalence of diarrhea and enteropathogens in racing sled dogs.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsMcKenzie EC, Riehl J, Banse H, Kass PH, Nelson S, Marks SL
JournalJournal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Volume24
Issue1
Pagination97-103
Date Published2010 Jan-Feb
ISSN0891-6640
KeywordsAnimals, Bacteria, Bacterial Infections, Cryptosporidiosis, Cryptosporidium, Diarrhea, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Enteritis, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Feces, Giardia, Giardiasis, Physical Conditioning, Animal, Sports
Abstract

Diarrhea is highly prevalent in racing sled dogs, although the underlying causes are poorly understood. Hypothesis: Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin (CPE) and Clostridium difficile Toxin A and B are associated with diarrhea in racing sled dogs.

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalJ. Vet. Intern. Med.