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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 376725, 4 pages
Blastomyces dermatitidis: Antibody Detection in Sera from Dogs with Blastomycosis with Yeast Lysate Antigens Produced from Human and Dog Isolates
Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, P.O. Box 8007, 921 S. 8th Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83209, USA
Received 14 November 2013; Revised 13 January 2014; Accepted 14 January 2014; Published 27 February 2014
Academic Editor: Francesca Mancianti
Copyright © 2014 Katie Mondada et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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