Familial Shar-Pei Fever
Dr. Tintle's monograph on FSF/A and hyaluronan. This will be periodically updated: New update posted July 12, 2011.
HyVitality™ - info on dietary supplement for Shar-Pei health
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Health Seminars by Dr. Linda Tintle at the 2010 CSPCA National Specialty Oct 14 & 15, Lawrence Kansas
Click here Dr. Linda Tintle will hold seminars about health and disease in Shar-Pei including information on the development of a test for FSF/A Oct 14 & 15, 2010 at the 2010 CSPCA (Chinese Shar-Pei Club of America, Inc.) National Seminar in Lawrence, Kansas.
Shar-Pei Fever & Familial Amyloidosis
Shar-Pei Fever is an inherited condition that causes episodes of high fever +/- joint swelling usually lasting 24-36 hrs. These dogs are at high risk for Amyloidosis which may cause early death from kidney or liver failure. Click on title for details.
Treating FSF - MSM, Colchicine & Other Supplements
A discussion about the use of colchicine, MSM and other supplements to treat the chronic autoinflammatory disease of FSF and help prevent amyloidosis.
FSF: Autoimmune vs. Autoinflammatory Disease
A discussion of Autoimmune vs. autoinflammatory Disease.
What is Amyloidosis?
A description of the pathology that causes Amyloidosis in Shar-Pei.
What triggers the fevers?
A nagging mystery is what triggers the episodes of fever in Shar-Pei with FSF. A recent paper may shed some light on the underlying mechanism.
Update on FSF Research April 2006
UPDATE ON RESEARCH AND REQUEST FOR SAMPLES FROM DOGS WITH FSF DURING A FEVER EVENT AS WELL AS IN BETWEEN FSF EPISODES.
Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases November 2005
My report on FMF and Beyond, the 4th International Congress on Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland November 2005.
Update on FSF & Amyloidosis Research July 2004
Recent update on the current research planned at the NIH and Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in The Barker.
Article on Shar-Pei Fever Nov. 2002
Update on Amyloidosis and FSF published in the Midland Shar-Pei Club's Newsletter by Dr. Linda Tintle.
Origins of Shar-Pei Fever
Discussion about the origins of FSF in American Shar-Pei.
Amyloidosis - post-mortem sampling
What to do if your Shar-Pei dies and you want to check for amyloidosis.
Q&A Guest Appearance Pt 1
These Q & A were generated during the guest appearance of Dr. Linda Tintle on the SharPei-Health-Educations@yahoogroups.com forum moderated by Jeanie Taber, Denise Every and Dana Hoogland in April 2006. Thanks to Sue Gardner for preparing this.
See article on Inheritance under "Published Papers"
Q&A Pt 2
More Q&A from the Shar-Pei-Health-Education@yahoogroups.com forum.
Q&A Pt 3
More Q&A from the Shar-Pei-Health-Education@yahoogroups.com forum
Q&A pt 4
More Q&A from the Shar-Pei-Health-Education@yahoogroups.com forum including Dana Hoogland's take on the pathogenesis of amyloidosis.
Familial Shar-Pei Fever
Dr. Tintle's monograph on FSF/A and hyaluronan. This will be periodically updated: New update posted April 3, 2012.