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  1. Content type: Case report

    Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a rare clinical syndrome in veterinary medicine characterized by severe intestinal dysmotility without evidence of mechanical occlusion of the intestinal lumen. ...

    Authors: Gian Enrico Magi, Francesca Mariotti, Sara Berardi, Andrea Piccinini, Cecilia Vullo, Angela Palumbo Piccionello and Giacomo Rossi

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:25

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  2. Content type: Research

    Equine gastric ulcer syndrome is an important cause of morbidity in weanling foals. Many foals are asymptomatic, and the development of an inexpensive screening test to ensure an early diagnosis is desirable. ...

    Authors: Michael Hewetson, Monica Venner, Jan Volquardsen, Ben William Sykes, Gayle Davina Hallowell, Ingrid Vervuert, Geoffrey Theodore Fosgate and Riitta-Mari Tulamo

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:24

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  3. Content type: Research

    Lawsonia intracellularis is one of the most economically important pathogens in swine production. This study tested the hypothesis that the composition of diets for pigs has an impact on the excretion of L. intra...

    Authors: Christian Visscher, Anne Kruse, Saara Sander, Christoph Keller, Jasmin Mischok, Robert Tabeling, Hubert Henne, Ricarda Deitmer and Josef Kamphues

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:22

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  4. Content type: Research

    Good animal health is a notion that is germane to organic dairy production, and it is expected that such herds would pay significant attention on the health of their animals. However, it is not known if the ap...

    Authors: Ulf Emanuelson, Karin Sjöström and Nils Fall

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:23

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  5. Content type: Brief communication

    Two cases of a previously unreported sperm defect appearing in boar studs in Finland are presented. Spermatozoa showed small particles scattered on their surface with a prevalence decreasing with boar age. Sem...

    Authors: Szabolcs Nagy, Tuire Tamminen, Magnus Andersson and Heriberto Rodriguez-Martinez

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:21

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  6. Content type: Research

    Although human studies have shown that inflammation plays a role in the development of congestive heart failure, scarce information exists on white blood cell count (WBC) and differential cell counts in variou...

    Authors: Aleksandra Domanjko Petrič, Tajda Lukman, Barbara Verk and Alenka Nemec Svete

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:20

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  7. Content type: Brief communication

    Brucellosis due to Brucella suis biovar 2 is one of the most important endemic diseases in wild boar (Sus scrofa) populations in Europe. The aim of the present study was to determine the seroprevalence of brucell...

    Authors: Lelde Grantina-Ievina, Jelena Avsejenko, Svetlana Cvetkova, Dita Krastina, Madara Streikisa, Zanete Steingolde, Indra Vevere and Ieva Rodze

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:19

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  8. Content type: Research

    The intracellular bacterium Lawsonia intracellularis is an important pathogen in modern swine production. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a live attenuated L. intracellularis vaccine (Enter...

    Authors: Kati Susanna Peiponen, Birger Taneli Tirkkonen, Jouni Juho Tapio Junnila and Mari Leena Heinonen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:18

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  9. Content type: Research

    Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) 2 and 9 are zinc- and calcium-dependent endopeptidases involved in the breakdown and reconstitution of extracellular matrix under both physiological and pathological conditions...

    Authors: Mohsen Hanifeh, Minna Marjaana Rajamäki, Pernilla Syrjä, Laura Mäkitalo, Susanne Kilpinen and Thomas Spillmann

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:16

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  10. Content type: Brief communication

    Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne infectious disease that affects both human and animal health. This study was performed to characterize and investigate the prevalence of infection with Anaplasma bovis in Holstein cat...

    Authors: Jinho Park, Du-Gyeong Han, Ji-Hyoung Ryu, Jeong-Byoung Chae, Joon-Seok Chae, Do-Hyeon Yu, Bae-Keun Park, Hyeon-Cheol Kim and Kyoung-Seong Choi

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:15

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  11. Content type: Research

    Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of anaesthetized pig brains is a useful tool in neuroscience. Stable cerebral blood flow (CBF) is essential for PET, since variations can affect the distribution of s...

    Authors: Aage Kristian Olsen Alstrup, Nora Elisabeth Zois, Mette Simonsen and Ole Lajord Munk

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:17

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Spinal cysts are rare findings in veterinary medicine, but they are increasingly recognized due to the availability of advanced imaging techniques. Extradural meningeal cysts in French Bulldogs have not been r...

    Authors: Kiona Sharon de Nies, Ralph Alexander Edwards, Niklas Bergknut, Martijn Beukers and Björn Petrus Meij

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:14

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  13. Content type: Research

    Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is one of the major causes of acute viral hepatitis worldwide. In Europe, food-borne zoonotic transmission of HEV genotype 3 has been associated with domestic pigs and wild boar. Contro...

    Authors: Ugne Spancerniene, Juozas Grigas, Jurate Buitkuviene, Judita Zymantiene, Vida Juozaitiene, Milda Stankeviciute, Dainius Razukevicius, Dainius Zienius and Arunas Stankevicius

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:13

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  14. Content type: Research

    The zoonotic Orf virus (ORFV; genus Parapoxvirus, Poxviridae family) occurs worldwide and is transmitted between sheep and goats, wildlife and man. Archived tissue samples from 16 Alaskan wildlife cases, represen...

    Authors: Morten Tryland, Kimberlee Beth Beckmen, Kathleen Ann Burek-Huntington, Eva Marie Breines and Joern Klein

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:12

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  15. Content type: Research

    Ultrasonographic appearance of unorganized hyperechoic striations (UHS) has been observed in the canine gastric muscularis layer. The purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence, sonographic and postm...

    Authors: Hock Gan Heng, Chee Kin Lim, Sarah Steinbach, Meaghan Maureen Broman and Margaret Allan Miller

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:11

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  16. Content type: Research

    Vasopressors are frequently used to increase blood pressure in order to ensure sufficient cerebral perfusion and oxygenation (CPO) during hypotensive periods in anaesthetized patients. Efficacy depends both on...

    Authors: Mai Louise Grandsgaard Mikkelsen, Rikard Ambrus, Rune Rasmussen, James Edward Miles, Helle Harding Poulsen, Finn Borgbjerg Moltke and Thomas Eriksen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:8

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  17. Content type: Brief communication

    Production systems with group housing of sows during a part of the lactation are used in certified organic production and can increase the occurrence of lactational estrus thus making batch-wise breeding diffi...

    Authors: Ola Thomsson, Ulf Magnusson, Ann-Sofi Bergqvist, Lena Eliasson-Selling and Ylva Cecilia Björnsdotter Sjunnesson

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:10

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  18. Content type: Brief communication

    Yeasts can be used to convert organic food wastes to protein-rich animal feed in order to recapture nutrients. However, the reuse of animal-derived waste poses a risk for the transmission of infectious prions ...

    Authors: David Huyben, Sofia Boqvist, Volkmar Passoth, Lena Renström, Ulrika Allard Bengtsson, Olivier Andréoletti, Anders Kiessling, Torbjörn Lundh and Ivar Vågsholm

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:9

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  19. Content type: Research

    A study of herd-level risk factors for calf mortality in large Swedish dairy herds showed low serum concentrations of α-tocopherol and β-carotene in 1–7 day old calves to be more common in high mortality herds...

    Authors: Maria Torsein, Ann Lindberg, Catarina Svensson, Sören Krogh Jensen, Charlotte Berg and Karin Persson Waller

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:7

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  20. Content type: Review

    A multidisciplinary approach is a prerequisite for One Health. Physicians are important players in the One Health team, yet they are often hard to convince of the benefits of the One Health approach. Here, the...

    Authors: Josef D. Järhult

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:6

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  21. Content type: Research

    Overweight in cats is a major risk factor for diabetes mellitus and has also been associated with other disorders. Overweight and obesity are believed to be increasing problems in cats, as is currently seen in...

    Authors: Malin Öhlund, Malin Palmgren and Bodil Ström Holst

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:5

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  22. Content type: Brief communication

    Insulin dysregulation (ID) with basal or postprandial hyperinsulinemia is one of the key findings in horses and ponies suffering from the equine metabolic syndrome (EMS). Assessment of ID can easily be perform...

    Authors: Tobias Warnken, Julien Delarocque, Svenja Schumacher, Korinna Huber and Karsten Feige

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:4

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  23. Content type: Research

    Accidental poisoning with anticoagulant rodenticides is not uncommon in dogs, but few reports of the elimination kinetics and half-lives in this species have been published. Our objectives were to develop and ...

    Authors: Kristin Opdal Seljetun, Elin Eliassen, Ritva Karinen, Lars Moe and Vigdis Vindenes

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:3

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  24. Content type: Research

    Having a poor teat-end condition is associated with increased mastitis risk, hence avoiding milking machine settings that have a negative effect on teat-end condition is important for successful dairy producti...

    Authors: Håvard Nørstebø, Amira Rachah, Gunnar Dalen, Odd Rønningen, Anne Cathrine Whist and Olav Reksen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:2

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  25. Content type: Review

    This review discusses food safety aspects of importance from a One Health perspective, focusing on Europe. Using examples of food pathogen/food commodity combinations, spread of antimicrobial resistance in the...

    Authors: Sofia Boqvist, Karin Söderqvist and Ivar Vågsholm

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018 60:1

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