Guy D Lester

Guy D Lester,

Professor Emeritus

Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Email: lesterg@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2020
VEM5301 Cardiopul Disorders
2019-2021
VEM5335 Equine Medicine
2019-2021
VEM5833 Senior Clk Lg An Med
2019-2021
VEM5733 Core Clk Large An Med
2021
VEM5112 Animal Systems 3

Publications

2019
Exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage in Thoroughbred racehorses: a longitudinal study.
Equine veterinary journal. 51(1):45-51 [DOI] 10.1111/evj.12957. [PMID] 29675969.
2019
Exercise-induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage: Is It Important and Can It Be Prevented?
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice. 35(2):339-350 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cveq.2019.03.007. [PMID] 31084976.
2019
The relationship between bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology and airway hyper-reactivity in a population of Australian horses presented for poor performance.
Australian veterinary journal. 97(9):343-350 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12861. [PMID] 31286483.
2018
Agreement between invasive blood pressure measured centrally and peripherally in anaesthetized horses.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 45(4):467-476 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2018.02.006. [PMID] 29880276.
2018
Agreement between invasive blood pressures measured in three peripheral arteries in anaesthetized horses under clinical conditions.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 45(3):338-344 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2017.11.004. [PMID] 29625916.
2018
Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology and airway hyper-reactivity in clinically normal horses.
Australian veterinary journal. 96(8):291-296 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12721. [PMID] 30129032.
2018
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a Clydesdale gelding.
Australian veterinary journal. 96(6):212-215 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12701. [PMID] 29707777.
2017
Equine Pulmonary Cryptococcosis: A Comparative Literature Review and Evaluation of Fluconazole Monotherapy.
Mycopathologia. 182(3-4):413-423 [DOI] 10.1007/s11046-016-0065-9. [PMID] 27655152.
2017
The association between exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage and race-day performance in Thoroughbred racehorses.
Equine veterinary journal. 49(5):584-589 [DOI] 10.1111/evj.12671. [PMID] 28118491.
2017
The effect of dobutamine and bolus crystalloid fluids on the cardiovascular function of isoflurane-anaesthetised horses.
Equine veterinary journal. 49(3):369-374 [DOI] 10.1111/evj.12605. [PMID] 27350566.
2016
Bar shoes and ambient temperature are risk factors for exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage in Thoroughbred racehorses.
Equine veterinary journal. 48(4):438-41 [DOI] 10.1111/evj.12458. [PMID] 25962341.
2016
Effects of dobutamine hydrochloride on cardiovascular function in horses anesthetized with isoflurane with or without acepromazine maleate premedication.
American journal of veterinary research. 77(12):1318-1324 [PMID] 27901396.
2015
Retrospective survey of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology in Western Australian horses presented for evaluation of the respiratory tract: effect of season on relative cell percentages.
Australian veterinary journal. 93(5):152-6 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12315. [PMID] 25939261.
2013
Clostridial myonecrosis, haemolytic anaemia, hepatopathy, osteitis and transient hypertrophic cardiomyopathy after intramuscular injection in a Thoroughbred gelding.
Australian veterinary journal. 91(5):204-8 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12021. [PMID] 23614516.
2013
Systemic, renal, and colonic effects of intravenous and enteral rehydration in horses.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 27(3):554-66 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.12073. [PMID] 23551797.
2013
Temporohyoid osteoarthropathy in two young horses.
Australian veterinary journal. 91(5):209-12 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12039. [PMID] 23614517.
2013
Tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) envenomation in a horse.
Australian veterinary journal. 91(9):381-4 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12095. [PMID] 23980831.
2012
Effects of leukotriene C4 on the bioelectric properties and ion transport of equine tracheal epithelium.
American journal of veterinary research. 73(12):2007-12 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.73.12.2007. [PMID] 23176432.
2012
Relationship between infection, inflammation and premature parturition in mares with experimentally induced placentitis.
Equine veterinary journal. Supplement. (41):8-14 [PMID] 22594019.
2012
The influence of spasmolytic agents on heart rate variability and gastrointestinal motility in normal horses.
Research in veterinary science. 93(3):1426-33 [DOI] 10.1016/j.rvsc.2012.05.003. [PMID] 22683390.
2011
An ex vivo biomechanical study comparing strength characteristics of a new technique with the three-loop pulley for equine tenorrhaphy.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 40(6):768-73 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2011.00856.x. [PMID] 21770981.
2011
Evaluation of the secretory response to endogenous and exogenous prostaglandins in mucosa from the proximal and distal portions of the colon of dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 72(3):404-9 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.72.3.404. [PMID] 21355745.
2008
Factors associated with outcome in foals with neonatal isoerythrolysis (72 cases, 1988-2003).
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 22(5):1216-22 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2008.0171.x. [PMID] 18700857.
2008
Factors associated with survival of neonatal foals with bacteremia and racing performance of surviving Thoroughbreds: 423 cases (1982-2007).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 233(9):1446-52 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.233.9.1446. [PMID] 18980499.
2007
Disseminated cryptococcosis including osteomyelitis in a horse.
Australian veterinary journal. 85(1-2):51-5; quiz 85 [PMID] 17300456.
2006
Isolation of Brachyspira pilosicoli from weanling horses with chronic diarrhoea.
The Veterinary record. 158(19):661-2 [PMID] 16699136.
2005
Effects of treatment with omeprazole or ranitidine on gastric squamous ulceration in racing Thoroughbreds.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 227(10):1636-9 [PMID] 16313043.
2005
Maturity of the neonatal foal.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice. 21(2):333-55 [PMID] 16051053.
2004
Alteration in uterine contractility in mares with experimentally induced placentitis.
Reproduction (Cambridge, England). 127(1):57-66 [PMID] 15056770.
2004
Diagnostic contribution of thoracic ultrasonography in 17 foals with Rhodococcus equi pneumonia.
Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association. 45(2):172-6 [PMID] 15072151.
2004
Evaluation of risk factors associated with development of postoperative ileus in horses.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 225(7):1070-8 [PMID] 15515986.
2004
Prevalence of anthelmintic resistant cyathostomes on horse farms.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 225(6):903-10 [PMID] 15485051.
2003
West Nile virus encephalomyelitis in horses: 46 cases (2001).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 222(9):1241-7 [PMID] 12725313.
2002
Effect of hydrochloric acid, pepsin, or taurocholate on bioelectric properties of gastric squamous mucosa in horses.
American journal of veterinary research. 63(5):744-9 [PMID] 12013478.
2002
Evaluation of a method to experimentally induce colic in horses and the effects of acupuncture applied at the Guan-yuan-shu (similar to BL-21) acupoint.
American journal of veterinary research. 63(7):1006-11 [PMID] 12118661.
2001
Abdominal and thoracic radiography in the neonate.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice. 17(1):19-46, v [PMID] 11488044.
2001
Intragastric pH in critically ill neonatal foals and the effect of ranitidine.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 218(6):907-11 [PMID] 11294316.
2000
Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometer-determined corneal sensitivity in neonatal foals and adult horses.
Veterinary ophthalmology. 3(2-3):133-137 [PMID] 11397295.
1999
B-cell lymphoma in a horse with associated S├ęzary-like cells in the peripheral blood.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 13(6):620-4 [PMID] 10587267.
1999
Effect of inhaled nitric oxide on experimentally induced pulmonary hypertension in neonatal foals.
American journal of veterinary research. 60(10):1207-12 [PMID] 10791931.
1999
Effect of timing and route of administration of furosemide on pulmonary hemorrhage and pulmonary arterial pressure in exercising thoroughbred racehorses.
American journal of veterinary research. 60(1):22-8 [PMID] 9918144.
1998
Effect of alpha 2-adrenergic, cholinergic, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on myoelectric activity of ileum, cecum, and right ventral colon and on cecal emptying of radiolabeled markers in clinically normal ponies.
American journal of veterinary research. 59(3):320-7 [PMID] 9522952.
1998
Effect of erythromycin lactobionate on myoelectric activity of ileum, cecum, and right ventral colon, and cecal emptying of radiolabeled markers in clinically normal ponies.
American journal of veterinary research. 59(3):328-34 [PMID] 9522953.
1998
Effect of ranitidine on intragastric pH in clinically normal neonatal foals.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 212(9):1407-12 [PMID] 9589127.
1998
Myoelectric activity of the ileum, cecum, and right ventral colon, and cecal emptying of radiolabeled markers in clinically normal ponies.
American journal of veterinary research. 59(3):313-9 [PMID] 9522951.
1996
Effect of bethanechol or erythromycin on gastric emptying in horses.
American journal of veterinary research. 57(12):1771-5 [PMID] 8950433.
1996
Ion transport properties of fetal sheep alveolar epithelial cells in monolayer culture.
The American journal of physiology. 270(6 Pt 1):L1008-16 [PMID] 8764227.
1995
Bronchoalveolar lavage in horses: effect of exercise and repeated sampling on cytology.
Australian veterinary journal. 72(7):249-52 [PMID] 8534227.
1995
Equine pelvic flexure myoelectric activity during fed and fasted states.
The American journal of physiology. 269(2 Pt 1):G262-8 [PMID] 7653567.
1994
Effect of dietary composition on abomasal and duodenal myoelectrical activity.
Research in veterinary science. 57(3):270-6 [PMID] 7871244.
1993
Influence of an abrupt change in diet on antroduodenal myoelectric activity in lactating cattle.
American journal of veterinary research. 54(5):793-7 [PMID] 8317773.
1993
Malignant histiocytosis in an Arabian filly.
Equine veterinary journal. 25(5):471-3 [PMID] 8223384.
1993
Pancytopenia secondary to lymphoid leukemia in three horses.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 7(6):360-3 [PMID] 8114032.
1992
Bacteraemia and pneumonia in a neonatal foal caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae type 3.
Equine veterinary journal. 24(5):407-10 [PMID] 1396519.
1992
Computer-based collection and analysis of myoelectric activity of the intestine in horses.
American journal of veterinary research. 53(9):1548-52 [PMID] 1416352.
1992
Effects of general anesthesia on myoelectric activity of the intestine in horses.
American journal of veterinary research. 53(9):1553-7 [PMID] 1416353.
1992
Induction of the acute-phase cytokine, hepatocyte-stimulating factor/interleukin 6, in the circulation of horses treated with endotoxin.
American journal of veterinary research. 53(8):1285-9 [PMID] 1510298.
1992
Primary meningeal lymphoma in a horse.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 201(8):1219-21 [PMID] 1429163.
1989
The effect of Strongylus vulgaris larvae on equine intestinal myoelectrical activity.
Equine veterinary journal. Supplement. (7):8-13 [PMID] 9118113.

Grants

Apr 2020 – Mar 2021
Effects of NSAIDs on anion transport in the equine colon
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: GRAYSON JOCKEY CLUB RES FOU
Oct 2019 – Dec 2019
Evaluation of EO-3TM supplementation on measures of EIPH in Thoroughbred racehorses
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: KENTUCKY EQUINE RESEARCH

Education

Diplomate
1992 · American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Residency in Large Animal Medicine
1991 · University of Florida
Doctor of Philosophy
1989 · Murdoch University
First Class Honors Degree in Veterinary Biology
1985 · Murdoch University
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
1983 · Murdoch University
Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Biology
1981 · Murdoch University

Contact Details

Emails:
Business:
lesterg@ufl.edu
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