Greyhound Publications From Our Group

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1.   Feeman W, Couto CG, Gray TL: Serum creatinine concentrations in retired racing Greyhounds. Vet Clin Pathol 32:40-42, 2003

2.   Iazbik MC, Couto CG: Morphologic characterization of specific granules in Greyhound eosinophils. Vet Clin Pathol 34:140-143, 2005

3.   Cline MC, Couto CG: Changes in blood pressure after blood collection for transfusion in Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2005;19:845-848

4.   Fayos M, Couto CG, Cline Iazbik MC, Wellman M: Serum protein electrophoresis in retired racing Greyhounds. Vet Clin Pathol 2005;34:397-400.

5.   Fabrizio F, Baumwart R, Cline MC, Meurs K, Couto CG: Functional systolic murmur in retired racing Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2006;20:78-82.

6.   Couto CG, Cline Iazbik MC, Lara García A, Brooks M: Evaluation of platelet aggregation using a point-of-care instrument in retired racing Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2006;20:365-370. 

7.  Drost WT, Couto CG, Fischetti AJ, Mattoon JS, Iazbik MC: Comparison of glomerular filtration rate between Greyhounds and non-Greyhound dogs. J Vet Intern Med 2006;20:544-546.

8.   Marín LM, Brown J, McBrien C, Baumwart R, Samii VF, Couto CG: Vertebral Heart Size in Retired Racing Greyhounds. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2007; 48:332-334

9.   Lord L, Yaissle J, Marin L, Couto CG: Results of a web-based health survey in retired racing Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2007;21:1243-1250.

10.   Vilar Saavedra P, Couto CG, Iazbik, MC, Westendorf N, Charske J, Marín LM. Thromboelastographic tracings in retired racing Greyhounds and in non-Greyhound dogs. J Vet Intern Med 2008; 22:374–379.

11.Lara García A, Couto CG, Iazbik MC, Brooks M:  Postoperative bleeding in retired racing Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2008; 22:525-533.

12.Marín LM, Couto CG, Iazbik MC, Westendorf N, Vilar Saavedra P: Effects of time of collection and sample processing on von Willebrand factor concentration in Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2008; 22:1447-1448.

13.Couto CG, Iazbik MC, Cerón J, Parra M: Acute phase protein concentrations in retired racing Greyhounds-comparison with non-Greyhound dogs. Vet Clin Pathol 2009; 38:219-223.DelVecchio D, Baumwart R, Marín LM, Iazbik MC, Westendorf N, Couto CG. Serum troponin I concentration in healthy retired racing Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2009; 23:87-90.

14.Clemente M, Marín LM, Iazbik MC, Couto CG: Serum concentrations of IgG, IgA, and IgM in retired racing Greyhounds. Vet Clin Path 2010; 39:436-439.

15.Couto CG, Lorentzen L, Beall MJ, Shields J, Bertolone N, Couto JI, Couto KM, Nash S, Slack J, Kvitko H, Westendorf N, Iazbik MC, Marín LM, Clemente Vicario F, Sanz P, Ruano R. Serological study of selected vector-borne diseases in shelter dogs in central Spain using point-of-care assays. Vect Borne Zoon Dis 2010; 10:885-888.

16.Iazbik MC, O’Donnell M, Marín LM, Zaldivar S, Hudson D, Couto CG: Prevalence of dog erythrocyte antigens in retired racing Greyhounds. Vet Clin Path 2010;39:433-435.

17.Angstadt AY, Motsinger-Reif A, Thomas R, Kisseberth WC, Couto CG, Duval DL, Nielsen DM, Modiano JF, Breen M . Characterization of canine osteosarcoma by array comparative genomic hybridization and RT-qPCR: Signatures of genomic imbalance in canine osteosarcoma parallel the human counterpart. Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer 2011;50:859-874.

18.Bhatt VS, Zaldívar-López S, Harris DR, Couto CG, Wang PG, Palmer AF. Structure of Greyhound hemoglobin: origin of high oxygen affinity. Acta Crystallographica Section D Biological Crystallography 2011;67:395-402.

19.Couto CG, Bertolone N, Couto JI, Couto KM, Hensley S, Slack J, Kvitko H, Clemente F, Sanz P, DeNicola D. Hematología del Galgo Español utilizando el analizador hematológico LaserCyte (IDEXX). Clin Vet Peq Anim 2011;31:205-207.

20.Marino CL CR, Iazbik MC, Couto CG. White-Coat Effect on Systemic Blood Pressure in Retired Racing Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2011;25:861-865.

21.Saavedra PV, Stingle N, Iazbik C, Marin L, McLoughlin MA, Xie Y, Couto CG. Thromboelastographic changes after gonadectomy in retired racing Greyhounds. Veterinary Record 2011;169:99-99.

22.Zaldivar-Lopez S, Chisnell HK, Couto CG, Westendorf-Stingle N, Marin LM, Iazbik MC, Cooper ES, Wellman ML, Muir WW. Blood gas analysis and cooximetry in retired racing Greyhounds. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2011;21:24-28.

23.Zaldívar-López S, Marín LM, Iazbik MC, Westendrof-Stingle N, Hensley SJ, Couto CG. Clinical pathology of Greyhounds and other sighthounds. Vet Clin Pathol 2011; 40:414-425.

24.Zaldivar-Lopez S, Ruano-Barneda R, Couto CG. Blood gas analysis in a Spanish sighthound breed (Galgo Español). Veterinary Record 2011;168:486-486.

25.Marin LM, Iazbik MC, Zaldivar-Lopez S, Westendorf Stingle N, Hudson D, Vilar P,  Lara A, Alvarez F, Hosoya K, NelsonL, Pozzi A, Cooper E , McLoughlin MA, Ball R,  Kisseberth W, London C, Dudley R, Dyce J, McMahon M, Lerche P, Bednarski R, Couto CG. Retrospective evaluation of the effectiveness of epsilon aminocaproic acid for the prevention of postamputation bleeding in retired racing Greyhounds with appendicular bone tumors: 46 cases (2003-2008). J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2012;22:332–340.

26.Marin LM, Iazbik MC, Zaldivar-Lopez S, Guillamin J, McLoughlin MA, CoutoCG. Epsilon Aminocaproic Acid for the Prevention of Delayed Postoperative Bleeding in Retired Racing Greyhounds Undergoing Gonadectomy. Veterinary Surgery 2012;41:594–603.

27.Surman S, Couto CG, DiBartola SP, et al. Arterial blood pressure, proteinuria, and renal histopathology in clinically healthy retired racing Greyhounds. J Vet Intern Med 2012;26:1320–1329.

28.Zaldívar-López S, Mesa-Sanchez I, Galan-Rodriguez A, Cerón JJ, Martínez-Subiela S, Granados-Machuca MM, Couto CG. Haptoglobin concentration in Galgos and Greyhounds. Veterinary Record 2012;170:496.

29.Mesa-Sanchez I, Zaldívar-López S, Couto CG, Gamito-Gomez A, Granados-Machuca MM, Lopez-Villalba I, Galán-Rodriguez A. Haematological, blood gas and acid-base values in the Galgo Español (Spanish greyhound). J Small Animal Practice 2012;53:398–403.

30.Sheerer KN, Couto CG, Marín LM, Zaldívar-López S, Iazbik MC, Dillberger JE, Frye, M, DeNicola DB. Haematological and biochemical values in North American Scottish Deerhounds. J Sm Anim Pract 2013;54:354-360.

31.Urban R, Couto CG, Iazbik MC: Evaluation of hemostatic activity of canine frozen plasma for transfusion by thromboelastography. J Vet Intern Med 2013;27:964-969.

32.Caro TL, Marín LM, Iazbik MC, Zaldívar-López S, Borghese H, Couto CG: Markers of irong metabolism in retired racing Greyhounds with and without osteosarcoma. Vet Clin Pathol 2013, epub ahead of printing.

33. Alvarez Fj, Hosoya K, Lara-García A, Kisseberth W, Couto CG: VAC protocol treatment of dogs with stage III hemangiosarcoma. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2013, epub ahead of printing

34. Zaldívar-López S, Marín LM, Iazbik MC, Couto CG: Iron status in blood donor dogs. J Vet Intern Med 2013, epub ahead of printing

35. Karlsson E, Sigurdson S, Ivansson E, Thomas R, Elvers I, Wright J, Howald C, Tonomura N, Perloski M, Swofford R, Biagi T, Fryc S, Anderson N, Courtay-Cahen C, Youell L, Ricketts SL, Mandlebaum S, Rivera P, von Euler H, Kisseberth WC, London CA, Lander ES, Couto CG, Comstock K, Starkey MP, Modiano JF, Breen M, Lindblad-Toh K. Genome-wide analyses impicate 33 loci in heritable dog osteosarcoma, including regulatory variants enar CDKN2A/B. Genome Biol 2013; 14:R132:1-15

36. Alvarez FJ, Kisseberth WC, Hosoya K, Lara-García A, Kosarek C, Murahari S, Au JS-S, Wientjes MG, Couto J, Couto CG: Postoperative adjuvant combination therapy with dororubicin and noncytotoxic suramin in dogs with appendicular steosarcoma. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2014;50:12-18