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Volume 53 Supplement 1

Databases in veterinary medicine: validation, harmonisation and application. Proceedings of the 24th Symposium of the Nordic Committee for Veterinary Scientific Cooperation (NKVet)

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Edited by Hans Houe, Agneta Egenvall, Anna-Maija Virtala, Thorstein Olafsson, Olav Østerås

Databases in veterinary medicine: validation, harmonisation and application. The 24th Symposium of the Nordic Committee for Veterinary Scientific Cooperation (NKVet).

Copenhagen, Denmark19-20 April 2010

  1. Research relies on ever larger amounts of data from experiments, automated production equipment, questionnaries, times series such as weather records, and so on. A major task in science is to combine, process ...

    Authors: Peter Sestoft

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2011 53(Suppl 1):S2

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  2. In a world of limited resources, using existing databases in research is a potentially cost-effective way to increase knowledge, given that correct and meaningful results are gained.

    Authors: Agneta Egenvall, Ane Nødtvedt, Lars Roepstorff and Brenda Bonnett

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2011 53(Suppl 1):S4

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  3. WorldFengur is the database that contains and functions as the studbook of origin of the Icelandic horse. Only pure-bred Icelandic horses, whose ancestry can be traced back to Iceland entirely, may be register...

    Authors: Jón Baldur Lorange

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2011 53(Suppl 1):S5

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  4. A traditional approach in agricultural and veterinary research is focussing on the biological perspective where large cattle-databases are used to analyse the dairy herd. This approach has yielded valuable ins...

    Authors: Bjørn Gunnar Hansen, Vidar Schei and Arent Greve

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2011 53(Suppl 1):S6

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  5. Many animal health, welfare and food safety databases include data on clinical and test-based disease diagnoses. However, the circumstances and constraints for establishing the diagnoses vary considerably amon...

    Authors: Hans Houe, Ian Andrew Gardner and Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2011 53(Suppl 1):S7

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  6. Pre-recorded register data from dairy herds are available in almost all Nordic countries. These databases can be used for research purposes, and one of the research areas is animal welfare. The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Ann-Kristin Nyman, Ann Lindberg and Charlotte Hallén Sandgren

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2011 53(Suppl 1):S8

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