VCRS 1999 PRESENTERS

Infectious Respiratory Diseases

Human respiratory viral infections and their possible relationship to respiratory viral disease in animals.
Drs. Jim Hogg and Rick Hegele , Pulmonary Research Laboratory, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Comparative aspects of regional immunity to influenza virus infection and DNA vaccination.
Dr. Paul Lunn, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Bacterial isolates from tracheal aspirates and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid using guarded or non-guarded endoscopy in racehorses.
Drs. Laurent Viel, J. Hewson, H. Staempfli, D. Parsons, J. Baird, N. Smart and J. Prescott, University of Guelph

Sampling and preparation methods of equine bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF)
Drs. Kirstie Pickles, S. Pirie, S. Rhind, B. McGorum, and P. Dixon, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Immunity to Rhodococcus Equi: Cellular and antigen-specific recall responses in the lungs of horses.
Drs. Melissa T. Hines, K. Paasch, D. Alperin, G. Palmer, A Lopez, and S. Hines, Washington State University

A clinical study of the anatomy of the sphenopalatine sinus.
Drs. Jacquelyn McCann, P.M. Dixon, and I.G. Mayhew, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Pathogenesis of streptococcal respiratory infections.
Dr. Pat Schlievert, University of Minnesota

The inflammatory response to gram-negative pneumonia and its relation to clinical disease.
Dr. Charles Frevert, University of Washington

Pathogenesis of pneumonic pasteurellosis: Host-bacterial interactions and prevention of the disease.
Dr. Anthony Confer, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Basics About Forced Oscillation Technique

Forced oscillation techniques for the assessment of breathing mechanics.
Mr. Hans-Juergen Smith, E. Jaeger GmbH, Wuerzburg, Germany

Application of forced oscillation techniques in basic respiratory physiological research.
Dr. Zoltan Hantos, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Medical University, Hungary

Clinical Data in Different Animals

Clinical application of forced oscillation techniques in different species.
Dr. Petra Reinhold Federal Institute for Health Protection of Consumers and Veterinary Medicine, Jena, Germany

Impulse oscillometry: Perspectives for the evaluation of respiratory function in horses.
Dr. Emmanuelle van Erck-Westergren, University of Liege, Belgium

The forced oscillatory mechanics approach to studying the associations between baseline and stimulated airway geometries and airway inflammation in horses.
Dr. Andy Hoffman, Tufts University, Massachusetts

Use of the forced oscillation method to evaluate airway reactivity in horses with a history of EIPH and association with bronchoalveolar lavage cytologic features.
Dr. Melissa Mazan, Tufts University, Massachusetts

Changes in respiratory mechanics measured by IOS during the first day of life in calves.
Dr. Christophe Uystepruyst, University of Liege, Belgium

Forced oscillatory mechanics employing an optimal wave-form ventilator for measurement in anesthetized sheep with variable elastance.
Dr. Andy Hoffman, Tufts University, Massachusetts,

Applications of nuclear scintigraphy to evaluation of pulmonary function.
Dr. Dominique Votion, University of Liege, Belgium

Do radiographic changes correlate with lung mechanics, airway reactivity, or BAL cytology in horses with inflammatory airway disease?
Drs. Melissa Mazan, A. Hoffman, and R. Vin, Tufts University, Massachusetts

Airway obstruction assessed by comparison of inductance plethysmographic (RIP) and pneumotachographic flows.
Drs. Andrew Hoffman (Tufts University), K. Riedelberger (University of Vienna), R. Kupcinskas, M. Miskovic, X. Vo, S. Chase, and T. Allen (Tufts University)

Pulmonary Inflammation

Cytokines in pulmonary inflammation.
Dr. Stephan van Eeden,
Pulmonary Research Laboratory, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Surfactant and its role in pulmonary inflammation.
Dr. Ronald Slocombe, University of Melbourne, Australia

Detection and quantification of the hydrophobic surfactant proteins in bronchoalveolar lavages: Comparison between RDS and healthy calves.
Drs. Fabien Danlois (University of Liege) S. Zaltash and J. Johansson (Karolinska Institute), M.F. Beers (University of Pennsylvania), H.P. Haagsman (Utrecht University), F. Rollin (University of Liege), J-M Ruysschaert and G. Vandenbussche (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)

The effect of a tongue-tie on upper airway function in exercising horses.
Drs. C.J. Cornelisse, S.J. Holcombe, C. Berney, C.A. Jackson, F.J. Derksen, Michigan State University

Mechanism of nasal resistance in exercising horses.
Drs. Laurent Couetil and Katharine Ulman, Purdue University

The effect of topical anesthesia of the laryngeal mucosa on upper airway mechanics in exercising horses.
Drs. Susan Holcombe, F.J. Derksen, C. Berney, C. Jackson, A.C. Becker, and N.T. Horner, Michigan State University

Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction—what we can learn from the dog and other species.
Dr. Michael Davis, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma

A selective ETA antagonist (TBC11251) does not alter the hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstrictive response in the horse.
Drs. A. Benamou, David Marlin, and P. Lekeux Centre for Equine Studies, Newmarket, UK N. Edward Robinson, Presenter

Comparison of pulmonary mechanics during tidal breathing and at peak ventilation during lobeline stimulation for detecting methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction.
Drs. David Marlin, C. Roberts, and P. Lekeux (Centre for Equine Studies, Newmarket, UK), and B. Schroter (Imperial College, London) N. Edward Robinson, Presenter

Effect of inspiratory flow rates and equipment design on aerosol particle delivery in large animals.
Drs. Michael Davis (Oklahoma State University) and W.M. Foster (Johns Hopkins University)

Incremental doses of aerosolized beclomethasone in horses with recurrent airway obstruction.
Drs. Bonnie Rush, E.S. Raub, M.M. Thomsen, (Kansas State University), C.J. Matson and Dr. J.E. Hakala (3M Animal Care Products)

A comparison of three corticosteroids for the treatment of heaves: Preliminary results.
Drs. N. Edward Robinson, C.A. Jackson, C. Berney, A.M. Jefcoat, and V. Gerber (Michigan State University)

Differential glycosylation of a mucin glycopeptide associated with the asthma-like condition of equine recurrent airway obstruction.
Drs. Andrew Jefcoat, J.A. Hotchkiss, V. Gerber, and N.E. Robinson (Michigan State University)

Drs. Vincent Gerber (Michigan State University), M. King (University of Alberta), D.A. Schneider and N.E. Robinson (Michigan State University)

Posters

Nitric Oxide as an inflammatory mediator in horses with summer pasture-associated obstructive pulmonary disease.
Drs. Lais Costa, T. Seahorn, R. Moore, J. Oliver, R. Beadle (Louisiana State University)

Bovine bronchial epithelial cells: Comparison of four collecting techniques.
Drs. Ann Thomas, I. Dizier, J. Mainil and A. Linden (University of Liege)

Microbiological examinations of BAL fluid in calves with relapsing bouts of acute respiratory symptoms suggest a central role for mycoplasma bovis and/or dispar.
Drs. Ann Thomas, I. Dizier (University of Liege), P. Schreiber, N. Lacroix (Immunology CER) , J. Mainil and A. Linden (University of Liege)

Failure to quantify exercise induced pulmonary hemorrhage using post-exercise pulmonary scintigraphy and broncho-alveolar lavage.
Drs. R. Tucker (Washington State University), R. Solcombe, J. Bowers (University Of Melborne), Changhon Peng, Warwick Bayly (Washington State University)

Genetic parameters estimation for spirometric performances in Belgian blue calves.
Drs. F. Bureau, L. Fievez, C. Michaux, J. Coghe, Christophe Uystepruyst, P. Leroy and P. Lekeux (University of Liege)

Relationships between spirometric performances and occurrence, and severity of respiratory disease in Belgian glue calves.
Drs. F. Bureau, L. Fievez, J. Detilleux, Christophe Uystepruyst, J. Coghe, P. Leroy and P. Lekeux (University of Liege)

Transcription factor nuclear factor-KB, activity in bronchial epithelial cells of RAO horses.
Drs. F. Bureau, L. Fievez, N. Kirschivink, and P. Lekeux, (University of Liege) Christophe Uystepruyst, Presenter