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JamesFoster BVSC1Dr James Foster

+ Feline Medicine Specialist - BSc BVMS PhD FANZCVS.

After graduating from Murdoch University in 1990, James worked in general practice followed by a residency in Feline medicine and a PhD investigating feline thyroid disease, both at the University of Edinburgh.  Upon returning to Australia, James acquired his specialist credentials in Feline Medicine in 2000 through the ANZCVS.  James' specialty by examination is in feline medicine, however he is formally trained in both canine and feline medicine.  James has spent the majority of his career in private referral practice working with both species.  James has a specific interest in endocrinology, respiratory disease, cardiology, liver disease, nutrition, feline pancreatic disease, managing co-morbidities in geriatric animals and peculiarity of feline behaviour and the species-specific conditions they acquire.

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Publications

HEPATIC FIBROSARCOMA INCARCERATED IN A PERITONEOPERICARDIAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA IN A CAT

Michael Linton, Lydia Tong, Adrian Simon, Eugene Buffa, Ross McGregor, Julien Labruyére, Darren Foster.
Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery Open Reports 2(1)

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EXTRAHEPATIC BILIARY DUCT OBSTRUCTION AS A RESULT OF INVOLUNTARY TRANSCAVITARY IMPLANTATION OF HAIR IN A CAT

Michael Linton, Eugene Buffa, Adrian Simon, Julie Ashton, Ross McGregor, Darren J Foster.
Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery Open Reports 2(1)

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METAPHASEAL OSTEOPATHY IN A BRITISH SHORTHAIR CAT

Carl Adagra, Derek Spielman, Angela Adagra, Darren J Foster.
Feline Med. Surg 17(4)

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HYPERAMMONAEMIA IN FOUR CATS WITH RENAL AZOTAEMIA

Carl Adagra, Darren J Foster.
Feline Med. Surg. 1-5(2)

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LARYNGEAL DISEASE IN 69 CATS: A RETROSPECTIVE MULTICENTRE STUDY

2012 A Lam; DJ Foster et al.
Australian Veterinary Practitioner 42(4):321

TREATMENT OF MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM INFECTION IN A DOG

2012 Lam; DJ Foster et al.
Australian Veterinary Practitioner 42(2)

PLASMA FREE METANEPHRINES IN HEALTHY CATS, CATS WITH NON-ADRENAL DISEASE AND A CAT WITH SUSPECTED PHAEOCHROMOCYTOMA

2010 Justin A Wimpole; Carl F M Adagra; Mark F Billson; Dilo N Pillai; Darren J Foster.
J. Feline Med. Surg. 12, 4350 (2010)

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ATAXIA AND PARALYSIS IN CATS IN AUSTRALIA ASSOCIATED WITH EXPOSURE TO AN IMPORTED GAMMA-IRRADIATED COMMERCIAL DRY PET FOOD.

2009 G Child; D J Foster; B J Fougere; J M Milan; M Rozmanec.
Aust. Vet. J. 87, 349 (2009).

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SUSPECTED CLINDAMYCIN-ASSOCIATED OESOPHAGEAL INJURY IN CATS: FIVE CASES.

2006 Julia A Beatty; Nigel Swift; Darren J Foster; Vanessa R D Barrs.
J. Feline Med. Surg. 8, 412 (2006)

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INFLAMMATORY CEREBROSPINAL FLUID ANALYSIS IN CATS: CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS AND OUTCOME.

2005 M Singh; D J Foster; G Child; W A Lamb.
J. Feline Med. Surg. 7, 77 (2005)

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FELINE IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS VACCINE ISSUES.

2005 J A Beatty; V R D Barrs; C R O'Brien; S F Foster; D J Foster; A L Litster; R Malik.
Aust. Vet. J. 83, 53 (2005)

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SELENIUM STATUS OF CATS IN FOUR REGIONS OF THE WORLD AND COMPARISON WITH REPORTED INCIDENCE OF HYPERTHYROIDISM IN CATS IN THOSE REGIONS.

2001 D J Foster; K L Thoday; J R Arthur; F Nicol; J A Beatty; C K Svendsen; R Labuc; M McConnell; M Sharp; J B Thomas; et al.
Am. J. Vet. Res. 62, 934 (2001)

TISSUE SOURCES OF SERUM ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE IN 34 HYPERTHYROID CATS: A QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE STUDY.

2000 D J Foster; K L Thoday.
. Res. Vet. Sci. 68, 89 (2000)

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THYROID HORMONE DEIODINATION IN THE DOMESTIC CAT.

2000 D J Foster; K L Thoday; G J Beckett.
J. Mol. Endocrinol. 24, 119

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USE OF PROPRANOLOL AND POTASSIUM IODATE IN THE PRESURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTHYROID CATS.

1999 D J Foster; K L Thoday.
J Small Anim Pract 40, 307 (1999)

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OBSTRUCTIVE INFLAMMATORY LARYNGEAL DISEASE IN THREE CATS.

1999 S Tasker; D J Foster; B M Corcoran; T J Whitbread; B M Kirby.
J. Feline Med. Surg. 1, 53 (1999)

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TAYLOR MUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE THYROTROPIN RECEPTOR GENE IN SPORADIC AND FAMILIAL FELINE THYROTOXICOSIS.

1997 S H Pearce; D J Foster; H Imrie; N Myerscough; G J Beckett; K L Thoday; P Kendall-Taylor.
Thyroid 7, 923, Department of Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

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FELINE ASTHMA SYNDROME: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF THE CLINICAL PRESENTATION IN 29 CATS.

1995 B M Corcoran; D J Foster; V L Fuentes.
J Small Anim Pract 36, 481 (1995), Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies, University of Edinburgh, Summerhall.

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