Cystinuria Associated with Different SLC7A9 Gene Variants in the Cat, Keijiro Mizukami, Karthik Raj, Carl Osborne, Urs Giger, PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0159247 July 12, 2016

Fasting urinary calcium-to-creatinine and oxalate-to-creatinine ratios in dogs with calcium oxalate urolithiasis and breed-matched controls.  Furrow E1, Patterson EE, Armstrong PJ, Osborne CA, Lulich JP., J Vet Intern Med. 2015 Jan;29(1):113-9. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12527. Epub 2015 Jan 10

Efficacy of two commercially available, low-magnesium, urine-acidifying dry foods for the dissolution of struvite uroliths in cats. Lulich JP, Kruger JM, Macleay JM, Merrils JM, Paetau-Robinson I, Albasan H, Osborne CA.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 2013, Oct 15:243(8); 1147-53.

n APRT mutation is strongly associated with and likely causative for 2,8-dihydroxyadenine urolithiasis in dogs. Furrow E, Pfeifer RJ, Osborne CA, and Lulich JP.  Mol Genet Metab 2014;111(3);339-403.

Urethral Plugs in Dogs,  A.T. Stiller, J.P. Lulich, and E. Furrow, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 324-330.  March/April 2014.

Kidney stone insight in dogs could boost relief for humans, too. 
March 2014, Health Talk, University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center

DVM Newsmagazine

Canine and Feline Urolith Epidemiology:  1981 - 2013, Aug 1, 2014

Is your crystalluria interpretation crystal clear?, May 2010

7 steps to perform retrograde urohydropropulsion, March 2009

Quantitative urolith analysis:  A standard of practice?, December 2007

Other Publications

Canine Uroliths: Frequently asked questions and their answers, Vet Clin Small Anim 39 (2008) 161–181

Exotic Publications

Risk factors for calcium carbonate urolithiasis in goats,  Eugene E.Nwaokorie, DVM, MS; Carl A.Osborne, DVM, PhD; Jody P.Lulich, DVM, et al. JAVMA August 1, 2015, Vol. 247, No. 3, Pages 293-299

Epidemiological evaluation of cystine urolithiasis in domestic ferrets (mustela putorius furo): 70 cases (1992-2009),  Nwaokorie EE1, Osborne CA, Lulich JP, Albasan H. , JAVMA, Volume 242, Issue 8, 15 April 2013, Pages 1100-1104

Epidemiology of struvite uroliths in ferrets: 272 cases (1981-2007), Nwaokorie, E. E., Osborne, C. A., Lulich, J. P., Albasan, H. & Lekcharoensuk, C. Nov 15 2011 In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 239, 10, p. 1319-1324 6 p.

Quantitative Analysis of 4468 Uroliths Retrieved from Farm Animals, Exotic Species, and Wildlife Submitted to the Minnesota Urolith Center: 1981 to 2007,  Osborne, C. A., Albasan, H., Lulich, J. P., Nwaokorie, E., Koehler, L. A. & Ulrich, L. K. Jan 2009 In : Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice. 39, 1, p. 65-78 14 p.

2010 Hill's Pet Nutrition Multimodal Management of FLUTD Proceedings

Calcium Oxalate Uroliths - Making the Diagnosis and Decreasing Recurrence

Medical Management of Struvite in Cats

Safely Unobstructing the Urethra of Male Cats

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