Comparative Neuropathology by J. R. M. Innes, L. Z. Saunders

By J. R. M. Innes, L. Z. Saunders

Comparative Neuropathology specializes in documented debts of neurologic illnesses and congenital defects in animals.
The booklet first bargains details on neuropathology, neuroanatomy, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The domesticated animals that experience CSF contain horses, canine, pigs, cats, rabbits, and farm animals. The textual content then elaborates on neurologic illnesses of apes and monkeys. Discussions specialise in confluent leucoencephalosis and perivascular myelosis, encephalopathies and dysenteric syndromes, meningitis, epilepsies, tuberculosis, cerebellar atrophy and experimental manganese poisoning, and choreic syndrome in baboons with corticostriate encephalitis.
The ebook examines the ailments of the skeletal muscle and hypophysis, together with basic reactions of muscle groups to accidents, congenital defects, muscular dystrophies, alterations in muscle linked to particular ailments, and tumor. The manuscript additionally takes a glance at inherited ailments and congenital anomalies, protozoan and bacterial infections, and demyelinating or myelinoclastic ailments.
The textual content is a responsible reference for readers attracted to comparative neuropathology.

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Normal fluid: aspect—clear, colorless; pressure (by cisternal puncture in lateral recumbency)—flows out 38 COMPARATIVE drop by drop; cells 1 per cubic millimeter (small lymphocytes); total protein 12 mg % ; Nonne-Apelt, Pandy, and Weichbrodt reactions negative; sugar 70 mg % ; colloidal mastic and gold tests as in normal cattle and sheep (Fig. 7). NEUROPATHOLOGY A. PUNCTURE T E C H N I Q U E We do not believe that puncture can be a routine method in general practice, as is possible with cattle and, with some precautions, with dogs and horses.

It seems, therefore, that C S F changes are of inconstant nature and degree in Borna disease. In a second paper, Schulze described the alterations of the CSF in a case of purulent leptomeningitis. It was yellowish, turbid, and viscous and contained more than 350 cells per cubic millimeter, nearly all neutrophils. 5). Bacteriologic examination revealed Spherophorusnecrophorus, Staphylococcus albus, and Staph, aureus. 5 mg % . 7 m g % . Forenbacher studied equisetum ("horsetail", shave grass) poisoning in horses in Jugoslavia, which causes a conditioned thiamine deficiency.

Normally, the C S F just reaches the top of the needle; this corresponds to a pressure of approximately 125 m m of water. 6 units. 34 in horses. There was not always evidence for an alkaline phosphatase. 0014 in horses. It is noteworthy that these authors were not successful in collecting C S F by lumbosacral puncture in cattle (they used the J_ 10 I I I 128 2 5 0 5 0 0 J_ 20 J_ 40 _l_ 80 I I I I 160 3 2 0 6 4 0 1 2 8 0 5000 0 RED 2 3 3 * 4 5 FLOCCULATION 1 RED VIOLET 6 + + 2 BLUE VIOLET 7 8 9 3 BLUE + + 10 II 4 BLUE-WHITE + ++ 12 5 WHITE FIG.

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