Our research is focused on gastrointestinal function testing, gastrointestinal pathogens, and intestinal microbial ecology with an emphasis on probiotics and prebiotics and how intestinal pathogens lead to disturbances in the intestinal microbiome of companion animals.

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selected publications
Academic Articles364
  • Suchodolski, J. S. (2022). Analysis of the gut microbiome in dogs and cats. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 50(S1), 6-17.
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  • Skotnitzki, E., Suchodolski, J. S., Busch, K., Werner, M., Zablotski, Y., Ballhausen, B. D., Neuerer, F., & Unterer, S. (2022). Frequency of signs of chronic gastrointestinal disease in dogs after an episode of acute hemorrhagic diarrhea. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 36(1), 59-65.
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  • Xenoulis, P. G., Moraiti, K. T., Finco, D., Suchodolski, J. S., & Steiner, J. M. (2021). Serum feline pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity and trypsin‐like immunoreactivity concentrations in cats with experimentally induced chronic kidney disease. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 35(6), 2821-2827.
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  • Kokkinaki, K. G., Saridomichelakis, M. N., Leontides, L., Mylonakis, M. E., Konstantinidis, A. O., Steiner, J. M., Suchodolski, J. S., & Xenoulis, P. G. (2021). A prospective epidemiological, clinical, and clinicopathologic study of feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus infection in 435 cats from Greece. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 78, 101687-101687.
  • Chatzis, M. K., Kasabalis, D., Steiner, J. M., Saridomichelakis, M. N., Suchodolski, J. S., & Xenoulis, P. G. (2021). Serum cobalamin concentrations in dogs with leishmaniosis before and during treatment. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 78, 101686-101686.
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  • Suchodolski, J. S. (2013). Gastrointestinal Microbiota. Canine and Feline Gastroenterology. 32-41. Elsevier.
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  • Suchodolski, J. S., Heilmann, R. M., Steiner, J. M., & Meyer, D. J. (2013). Laboratory Approach. Canine and Feline Gastroenterology. 177-204. Elsevier.
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  • Ajithdoss, D. K., Dowd, S. E., & Suchodolski, J. S. (2012). Genomics of Probiotic–Host Interactions. Direct-Fed Microbials and Prebiotics for Animals. 35-60. Springer New York.
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Conference Papers9
  • Mila, H., Guard, B. C., Mariani, C., Feugier, A., Steiner, J. M., Suchodolski, J. S., Grellet, A., & Chastant-Maillard, S. (2019). Development of the digestive microbiota in puppies. REPRODUCTION IN DOMESTIC ANIMALS. 54, 49-50.
  • Mila, H., Grellet, A., Mariani, C., Feugier, A., Guard, B., Suchodolski, J., Steiner, J., & Chastant-Maillard, S. (2017). Natural and artificial hyperimmune solutions: Impact on health in puppies.. Reprod Domest Anim. 52 Suppl 2(Suppl 2), 163-169.
  • White, R., Atherly, T., Guard, B., Rossi, G., Wang, C., Moser, C., ... Jergens, A. (2017). Probiotic Modulation of Mucosal Microbiota in Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease. INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES. 23, S41-S41.
  • Busch, K., Suchodolski, J. S., Kühner, K. A., Minamoto, Y., Steiner, J. M., Mueller, R. S., Hartmann, K., & Unterer, S. (2015). Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin and Clostridium difficile toxin A/B do not play a role in acute haemorrhagic diarrhoea syndrome in dogs.. Vet Rec. 176(10), 253-253.
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  • Parida, L., Haiminen, N., Haws, D., & Suchodolski, J. (2015). Host Trait Prediction of Metagenomic Data for Topology-Based Visualization. DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING AND INTERNET TECHNOLOGY, ICDCIT 2015. 8956, 134-149.
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Texas A&M University; Vet Med Small Animal Medicine & Surgery; 4474 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4474