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diet would exhibit a faster resolution of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) neutrophilia than horses transitioned to a low-dust, low Ω-3 diet (hay pellets), and that horses fed with the diet high in Ω-3 will have higher plasma concentrations of PRLM

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monotherapy for the treatment of cats with allergeninduced asthma. ABBREVIATIONS Th T-helper BGA Bermuda grass allergen IL Interleukin BALF Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid OD Optical density a. Liberty Research, Waverly, NY. b

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h for 14 days). Bronchoalveolar lavage and ultrasound-guided transthoracic fine-needle aspiration of the consolidated portion of the right lung lobe were subsequently performed. Cytologic assessment of BAL fluid and aspirated lung tissue revealed

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mucus on the ventral aspect of the trachea. Ultrasonographic examination of the lungs revealed multiple well-defined 1- to 2-cm nodular lesions on the surface of the lungs ( Figure 2 ). Bronchoalveolar lavage was performed, and a fluid sample was

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T he diagnosis of equine asthma (EA) relies on history, clinical signs, and detection of airway inflammation on bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) cytology. 1 EA affects between 12% and 80% of horses, depending on the population sampled. 2 It

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amount; 3 = marked amount, stream forming; 4 = large amount, pool forming; and 5 = marked amount). 19 Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid was collected by passing a cuffed BALF collection tube e through the nasal passages and into the trachea. A 0

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submitted to the Animal Health Laboratory at the University of Guelph for a CBC. Bronchoalveolar lavage was performed with a sterilized flexible bronchoscope, as previously described. 8 Approximately 40% to 60% of the instilled lavage fluid was retrieved

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thoracic CT, and cytology of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) with greater than 10% eosinophils. The percent BALF eosinophil cutoff for asthmatic cats was derived from a study 17 comparing BALF and lung tissue in healthy and asthmatic pet cats, which

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sixth- to ninth-generation bronchiole of the right (experiment 1) or left (experiment 2) lung lobe. Bronchoalveolar lavage was performed by instilling 300 mL of warm (37°C) sterile saline (0.9% NaCl) solution through the endoscope biopsy channel, which

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after drug administration, and samples at 36 and 48 hours were collected by direct venipuncture of the left jugular vein. Bronchoalveolar lavage was performed 2, 4, 8, and 24 hours after drug administration. Experiment 2 involved intragastric

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