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  1. Sudden and unexpected spoilage of moose (Alces alces) carcasses has incidentally been reported in northern Norway. Hunters describe a strong foul odour and greenish discolouration of moose carcasses, hence the ni...

    Authors: Terje Domaas Josefsen, Torill Mørk and Anders Aarthun Ims
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:31
  2. Post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD) is a multifactorial condition and the most well documented infectious cause is enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. The objective of the study was to investigate possible associations be...

    Authors: Sophie Amalie Blirup-Plum, Henrik Elvang Jensen, Søren Saxmose Nielsen, Karen Pankoke, Mette Sif Hansen, Ken Steen Pedersen, Esben Østergaard Eriksen, Jens Peter Nielsen, John Elmerdahl Olsen, Egle Kudirkiene, Lars Erik Larsen, Nicole Bakkegård Goecke and Kristiane Barington
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:30
  3. Transition of dairy cows from a tied to a loose housing system may affect their behaviour, health and production. Such housing system changes have become more frequent in Estonia but knowledge is lacking on ho...

    Authors: Anne Pavlenko, Tanel Kaart, Lena Lidfors, David Richard Arney and Andres Aland
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:29
  4. Vibriosis is a bacterial disease in fish caused by the Gram negative bacterium Vibrio anguillarum with severe impact on rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) farming. Sustainable control methods should be developed...

    Authors: Asma Mohammad Karami, Moonika Haahr Marana, Heidi Mathiessen, Inger Dalsgaard, Torben Fejer Nielsen, Per Walter Kania and Kurt Buchmann
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:28
  5. Transporting pregnant cattle that have passed 90% or more of the expected gestation period (G90 threshold) is prohibited within the European Union. Therefore, there is a need to determine whether this threshol...

    Authors: Jørgen Steen Agerholm, Maria Dahl, Mette Herskin and Søren Saxmose Nielsen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:27
  6. Veterinary telemedicine has only been adopted to some degree. One aspect that needs to be evaluated is clinical examinations using video. The objective of this study was to evaluate agreement between a traditi...

    Authors: Julie Melsted Birch and Ken Steen Pedersen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:26
  7. Cryptosporidiosis has increased in recent years in Finland. We aimed to identify risk factors for human cryptosporidiosis and to determine the significance of Cryptosporidium parvum as a causative agent. Based on...

    Authors: Tuulia Enbom, Kristiina Suominen, Sirpa Laitinen, Jukka Ollgren, Tiina Autio and Ruska Rimhanen-Finne
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:25
  8. Fasciolosis is a parasitic infection caused by the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica that can have a major economic impact on livestock industry. The prevalence of the disease has recently been increasing in many Nor...

    Authors: Heini Gröning, Antti Oksanen, Teresa Skrzypczak and Tiina Autio
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:24
  9. Laminitis is a systemic condition resulting in debilitating pain and structural changes within the feet, and hence has major welfare implications. Causes include endocrine and systemic inflammatory conditions....

    Authors: Sigrid Lykkjen, Linda Koldal Stenbakk and Ingrid Hunter Holmøy
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:22
  10. Pre-emptive local analgesia with the use of lidocaine is practised increasingly in veterinary medicine as part of applied multimodal analgesia, despite its controversial impact on wound healing. The purpose of...

    Authors: Erica Anna Gumpert Herlofson, Francesca Tavola, Karolina Siri Engdahl and Annika Filippa Bergström
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:21
  11. The timing of artificial insemination is critical to achieve acceptable results in cattle production systems. Over the past 60 years the length and expression of oestrus in dairy cattle has altered. Recent stu...

    Authors: Caroline Sorknes Haadem, Ingrid Hunter Holmøy, Ane Nødtvedt and Adam Dunstan Martin
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:20
  12. Identification of aetiological agents of mastitis in dairy cattle is important for herd management of udder health. In Norway, results from mastitis diagnostics are systematically recorded in a central databas...

    Authors: Marit Smistad, Haakon Christopher Bakka, Liv Sølverød, Hannah Joan Jørgensen and Cecilia Wolff
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:19
  13. Meat inspection data is commonly used to monitor health and welfare in commercial broiler production; however, less used in layers. Slaughterhouse records can provide insight into animal and herd health and id...

    Authors: Páll Gretarsson, Käthe Kittelsen, Randi Oppermann Moe and Ingrid Toftaker
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:18
  14. Modulating the microbiota is an emerging way to improve pig health. In-vitro bioreactor systems can be used to reproduce intestinal microbiota to study modulating avenues. In this study, a continuous feeding syst...

    Authors: Mathieu Bellerose, Philippe Fravalo, Isabelle Mainville, Yves Arcand and Alexandre Thibodeau
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:17
  15. Streptococcus canis is a beta-haemolytic, Gram-positive cocci commonly identified on the canine ocular surface under both healthy and diseased conditions. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalenc...

    Authors: Allyssa Cloet, Arthur Nery da Silva, Fernanda Luiza Facioli, Shayna Levitt, Lynne Sheila Sandmeyer, Matheus de Oliveira Costa and Marina Laetitia Leis
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:16
  16. Official meat inspections at small-scale slaughterhouses and game-handling establishments in geographically remote areas place a heavy burden on the meat-producing food business operators. By performing meat i...

    Authors: Viktor Almqvist, Charlotte Berg, Arja Helena Kautto and Jan Hultgren
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:15
  17. Acute canine polyradiculoneuritis is one of the most common polyneuropathies occurring in dogs. The disease is very similar to the Guillain–Barré syndrome in humans. In veterinary medicine, there is no establi...

    Authors: Adriana Czerwik, Tereza Jarešová, Agnieszka Olszewska, Daniela Farke, Martin Jürgen Schmidt and Hendrik Lehmann
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:14
  18. Zoonotic livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) is widely spread in pig herds in many countries. However, the knowledge regarding the survival of LA-MRSA in the pig farm enviro...

    Authors: Krista Tuominen, Sara Frosth, Karl Pedersen, Thomas Rosendal and Susanna Sternberg Lewerin
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:13
  19. Mammary gland tumours are the most frequent tumours in intact female dogs and surgery remains the main treatment modality. Surgery is traditionally performed according to the lymphatic drainage of the mammary ...

    Authors: Maria Bennet Hörnfeldt and Jacob Kvesel Mortensen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:12
  20. Pyometra is commonly seen in intact bitches and is usually treated by ovariohysterectomy. Few studies have reported the frequency of postoperative complications, particularly beyond the immediate postoperative...

    Authors: Outi Marita Turkki, Kristina Westberg Sunesson, Erik den Hertog and Katarina Varjonen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:11
  21. Endotracheal intubation in rabbits is challenging and supraglottic airway devices, such as laryngeal masks (LMA), represent an alternative as they are easy to insert, and do not stimulate the larynx requiring ...

    Authors: Luca Bellini, Magdalena Schrank, Irene Alessandra Veladiano, Barbara Contiero and Antonio Mollo
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:10
  22. The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was first identified in China by the end of 2019 and was responsible for a pandemic in the human population that resulted in millions of deaths ...

    Authors: Edyta Kaczorek-Łukowska, Kerstin Wernike, Martin Beer, Alicja Blank, Joanna Małaczewska, Mirosława Blank, Anna Jałonicka and Andrzej Krzysztof Siwicki
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:9
  23. Reindeer herding and husbandry is a traditional and important livelihood in Fennoscandia, and about 200,000 semi-domesticated reindeer are herded in Finland. Climatic changes, leading to ice-locked winter past...

    Authors: Morten Tryland, Cristina Wetzel Cunha, Boris Fuchs, Eva Marie Breines, Hong Li, Pikka Jokelainen and Sauli Laaksonen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:8
  24. Protothecosis is a rare infectious disease caused by unicellular, achlorophyllous, microalgae of the genus Prototheca, ubiquitously distributed in nature. The algae are emerging pathogens, whose incidence is incr...

    Authors: Vanessa Cunningham Gmyterco, Tomasz Jagielski, Gustavo Baldasso, Louise Helene Bacher, Márcio Garcia Ribeiro and Marconi Rodrigues de Farias
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:7

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  25. The intracellular bacteria Anaplasma spp. and Coxiella burnetii and the tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) are tick-transmitted pathogens circulating in the southern German sheep population. Knowledge of intera...

    Authors: Benjamin Ulrich Bauer, Martin Runge, Melanie Schneider, Laura Könenkamp, Imke Steffen, Wiebke Rubel, Martin Ganter and Clara Schoneberg
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:6
  26. Streptococcal infections are one of the main causes of fish disease. During the last decade, Streptococcus iniae has become one of the most important aquatic pathogens worldwide, causing high losses in marine and...

    Authors: Teresa Pirollo, Alberto Perolo, Simone Mantegari, Ilaria Barbieri, Federico Scali, Giovanni Loris Alborali and Cristian Salogni
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:5
  27. The emergence of multidrug resistance among enterococci makes effective treatment of enterococcal infections more challenging. Giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) are vulnerable to oral trauma and lesions as th...

    Authors: Hai-Feng Liu, Xiao-Yao Huang, Zhe-Meng Li, Zi-Yao Zhou, Zhi-Jun Zhong and Guang-Neng Peng
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:4
  28. Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is a common diagnosis and well-investigated pathological condition in French Bulldogs with neurological deficiencies. However there is currently only one recently published r...

    Authors: Dominique Leu, Beatriz Vidondo, Veronika Stein and Franck Forterre
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:3
  29. Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) is a systemic disease caused by the protozoan parasite Leishmania infantum with a wide spectrum of clinical signs, with cutaneous, ocular, renal and lymphoreactive conditions prevailin...

    Authors: Dimitrios T. Matralis, Alexander F. Koutinas, Ioanna E. Papadogiannaki, Elias G. Papadopoulos and Emmanouil I. Papadogiannakis
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:2
  30. Populations of unowned unsocialised cats are present worldwide. Generally, there is concern about their welfare. Low body condition score (BCS) is a potentially relevant indicator that is relatively easy to as...

    Authors: Søren Saxmose Nielsen, Ida Sofie Thuesen, Helena Mejer, Jørgen Steen Agerholm, Stine Thorsø Nielsen, Pikka Jokelainen, Stig Milan Thamsborg and Peter Sandøe
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:1
  31. Dystocia is an important limiting factor in animal breeding due to its cost, stress for the mother and risk of death for the neonates. Assessment of incidence and characteristics of dystocia and the inherent r...

    Authors: Magdalena Schrank, Marco Sozzi and Antonio Mollo
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:42
  32. Digital dermatitis (DD) is the most significant infectious hoof disorder of cattle in Europe. Hoof baths are one of the most common control methods. Copper sulphate and formalin are commonly used in hoof baths...

    Authors: Hertta Pirkkalainen, Dörte Döpfer, Timo Soveri and Minna Kujala-Wirth
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:41
  33. Although left and right displacement of the abomasum and abomasal volvulus are well-known disorders of cattle, a comparative evaluation of the clinical, laboratory and ultrasonographic findings of these types ...

    Authors: Ueli Braun, Karl Nuss, Sarah Reif, Monika Hilbe and Christian Gerspach
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:40
  34. Perineal hernia (PH) is a relatively common condition in intact male dogs, but the etiology remains unclear. The objective of this study was to assess the contribution of gastrointestinal (GI), neurological, a...

    Authors: Tuuli Maria Åhlberg, Tarja Susanna Jokinen, Hanna Maija Salonen, Outi Maria Laitinen-Vapaavuori and Sari Helena Mölsä
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:39
  35. Neuromuscular blocking agents are frequently administered to pigs used for research. In humans, administration of the drugs is not without risk and may result in accidental awareness under general anaesthesia ...

    Authors: Kamilla Pedersen, Linda Loisa Kruhøffer, Jens Lykkesfeldt and Birgitte Saima Kousholt
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:38
  36. With ongoing animal welfare efforts, multimodal analgesia is often recommended to implement in study protocols. Buprenorphine with very potent analgesic effect is a standard opioid for the use in this context ...

    Authors: Janin Reifenrath, Miriam Heider, Merle Kempfert, Heidi Harting, Friederike Weidemann, Sarah Strauss and Nina Angrisani
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:37
  37. High-grade lymphoma in dogs is a chemotherapy-responsive neoplasia with remission rates exceeding 80% under combination chemotherapy protocols. Usually these protocols are intensive and 24 + weeks. The objecti...

    Authors: Stefanie Limmer, Verena Nerschbach, Nina Eberle, Erik Teske and Daniela Simon Betz
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:36
  38. A substantial number of dogs live in animal shelters worldwide. Stressors within the shelter environment can compromise their welfare, and scientific evaluations of feasible welfare assessment methods are ther...

    Authors: Solveig Marie Stubsjøen, Randi Oppermann Moe, Cicilie Johannessen, Maiken Larsen, Henriette Madsen and Karianne Muri
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:35
  39. Over the past two decades, livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) has become widely prevalent in pig production in Europe. The carriage status of LA-MRSA is known to vary among...

    Authors: Marie Verkola, Milla Takala, Suvi Nykäsenoja, Satu Olkkola, Paula Kurittu, Saija Kiljunen, Henni Tuomala, Asko Järvinen and Annamari Heikinheimo
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:34
  40. Escherichia coli represents a significant challenge to the poultry industry due to compromised animal welfare, vast productivity losses, elevated mortality, and increased use of antimicrobial compounds. Therefore...

    Authors: Sofie Kromann and Henrik Elvang Jensen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:33
  41. Cerebellar abiotrophy (CA) is an uncommon hereditary neurodegenerative disorder affecting the cerebellar Purkinje cells. Equine CA has been reported in several breeds, but a genetic etiology has only been conf...

    Authors: Sanni Hansen, Emil Olsen, Marie Raundal and Jørgen Steen Agerholm
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:31
  42. Distichiasis is the most frequently recorded eye disorder in the Norwegian Staffordshire bull terrier (SBT). The condition is often mild but can, in severe cases, lead to pain and blindness. The current study'...

    Authors: Dina Joergensen, Per Madsen, Ernst-Otto Ropstad and Frode Lingaas
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:30
  43. An ectopic ureter is a congenital malformation characterized by caudal displacement of one or both ureteral orifices and is the most common cause of urinary incontinence in young dogs. Complete resolution of i...

    Authors: Judith Visser, Hille Fieten, Hannah Wikje van Velzen, Marjanne Duke Zaal and Anne Kummeling
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:29
  44. In the Danish Veterinary Statistics Program, VetStat, sales data on medicinal products prescribed for veterinary consumption is collected. The Danish Food and Veterinary Administration (DVFA) manages the datab...

    Authors: Anne-Sofie Glavind, Amanda Brinch Kruse, Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen and Helle Stege
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:27
  45. Control of strongyle infections presents a global challenge for horse practitioners due to the development of anthelmintic resistance (AR), however comprehensive information on AR in Lithuania is still lacking...

    Authors: Evelina Dauparaitė, Tomas Kupčinskas, Marian Varady and Saulius Petkevičius
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:26

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