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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Campylobacter spp. are some of the most important food-borne zoonoses in Europe and broiler meat is considered the main source of Campylobacter infections. Organic and free-range broilers have access to outdoor r...

    Authors: Brian Lassen, Birgitte Helwigh, Channie Kahl Petersen and Johanne Ellis-Iversen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:24
  19. Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED) is a congenital syndrome of mammals affecting organs and tissues of ectodermal origin characterized by absence or hypoplasia of hair, teeth, and eccrine glands. The diso...

    Authors: Giovanni Capuzzello, Joana Gonçalves Pontes Jacinto, Irene Monika Häfliger, Gail E. Chapman, Sara Soto Martin, Lorenzo Viora, Nicholas N. Jonsson and Cord Drögemüller
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:23
  20. In human and murine obesity, adipose tissue dwelling macrophages and adipocytes produce monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) leading to systemic low-grade inflammation. The aim of the study was to valida...

    Authors: Kathrine Stenberg, Line Gensby, Signe Emilie Cremer, Michelle Møller Nielsen and Charlotte Reinhard Bjørnvad
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:22
  21. Hyperactive sperm motility is important for successful fertilization. In the present study, a proteome profiling approach was performed to identify the differences between Landrace boars with different levels ...

    Authors: Maren van Son, Dag Inge Våge, Morten Skaugen, Nina Hårdnes Tremoen, Ann Helen Gaustad, Teklu Tewoldebrhan Zeremichael, Frøydis Deinboll Myromslien and Eli Grindflek
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:21
  22. A common and to some degree painful procedure in veterinary practice is to insert an intra-venous catheter. In both human and veterinary medicine, a topical mixture of lidocaine and prilocaine (EMLA cream) has...

    Authors: Emma Hoeberg, Tonje Loken Kolstad, Liisa Martine Moller, Silje Kristine Rosvold, Maren Heggernes Softeland, Henning Andreas Haga and Andreas Lervik
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:20
  23. Digital dermatitis (DD) is a contagious bovine foot disease causing painful lesions, lameness, and reduced animal welfare. Previous studies indicate a complex aetiology of the disease. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Lina Ahlén, Ingrid Hunter Holmøy, Ane Nødtvedt, Åse Margrethe Sogstad and Terje Fjeldaas
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:19
  24. The computed tomography (CT) and ultrasonography (US) features of lymph nodes of the abdomen, pelvis, and hindlimb in healthy cats are poorly described in the current literature. A prospective anatomic and ref...

    Authors: Mauricio Tobón Restrepo, Rosa Novellas, Adrià Aguilar, Xavier Moll and Yvonne Espada
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:18
  25. Salmonella is one of the most common and economically important zoonotic pathogens. This study aimed to determine the occurrence of Salmonella serovars in sheep and goats and their probable zoonotic risk to human...

    Authors: Hanan Abd El-Halim Hawwas, Abdel-Karim Mahmoud Aboueisha, Hanaa Mohamed Fadel and Heba Sayed El-Mahallawy
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:17
  26. African Swine Fever (ASF) is a highly lethal viral disease caused by the African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV), the only virus of the Asfaviridae family, which affects different species of wild and domestic suids, and...

    Authors: Vincenzo Gervasi, Andrea Marcon and Vittorio Guberti
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:16
  27. Mast cell density has been shown to have both enhancing and inhibiting effects on tumour progression and the ability to predict breast cancer behaviour in humans. However, prognostic results have been contradi...

    Authors: Simona Sakalauskaitė, Vita Riškevičienė, Jakov Šengaut and Nomeda Juodžiukynienė
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:14
  28. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a prion disease of cervids first reported in North America in the 1960s. In Europe, CWD was first diagnosed in 2016 in a wild reindeer in Norway. Detection of two more cases in...

    Authors: Erez Harpaz, Øyvind Salvesen, Geir Rune Rauset, Aqsa Mahmood, Linh Tran, Bjørnar Ytrehus, Sylvie Lafond Benestad, Michael Andreas Tranulis, Arild Espenes and Cecilie Ersdal
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:13
  29. Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) causes severe economic losses worldwide and only four countries in Europe are free from PRRSV. Complete depopulation–repopulation is the safest and f...

    Authors: Attila Pertich, Zoltán Barna, Orsolya Makai, János Farkas, Tamás Molnár, Ádám Bálint, István Szabó and Mihály Albert
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:12
  30. Up-to-date and hospital-specific knowledge of prognoses for horses with various forms of colic is essential for helping to guide owners’ decisions on costly treatments, and for assessing the continuous develop...

    Authors: Emma Dybkjær, Kirstine Fleng Steffensen, Marie Louise Honoré, Mathias Ankjær Dinesen, Mogens Teken Christophersen and Tina Holberg Pihl
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:11
  31. Eimeria spp. are widespread apicomplexan parasites known to cause coccidiosis in livestock, resulting in reduced animal welfare and productivity, particularly in sheep. The treatment options are limited, and ther...

    Authors: Berit Marie Blomstrand, Heidi Larsen Enemark, Håvard Steinshamn, Inga Marie Aasen, Juni Rosann Engelien Johanssen, Spiridoula Athanasiadou, Stig Milan Thamsborg and Kristin Marie Sørheim
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:10
  32. On farm mortality is an increasing problem in cattle production systems in the Nordic countries. It represents an economic loss to the farmer and raises questions of sustainability, food waste and animal welfa...

    Authors: Gíslína Skúladóttir, Clare Joan Phythian, Ingrid Hunter Holmøy, Guro Myhrene, Karin Alvåsen and Adam Dunstan Martin
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:9
  33. The gut microbiota and its metabolic end-products act in close collaboration with the nutrient metabolism of the animal. A relationship between excess adiposity and alterations in gut microbiota composition ha...

    Authors: Josefin Söder, Sara Wernersson, Katja Höglund, Ragnvi Hagman, Sanna Lindåse and Johan Dicksved
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:8
  34. Ethylene glycol (EG) (antifreeze) toxicosis has mostly been reported in dogs and cats, while reports on EG toxicosis in cattle are sparse. We report EG toxicosis in 25 milk-fed calves associated with a leak in...

    Authors: Jørgen Steen Agerholm, Kirsten Søndergaard Hansen, Hanne Lerche Voogd and Anne Kirstine Havnsøe Krogh
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:7
  35. Ovine footrot and contagious ovine digital dermatitis (CODD) are contagious mixed bacterial infections with major impacts on animal health and production. In Sweden, ovine footrot and CODD were first detected ...

    Authors: Anna Rosander, Rebecka Albinsson, Ulrika König, Ann Nyman and Sara Frosth
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:6
  36. Haemonchus contortus is one of the most pathogenic gastrointestinal nematodes of small ruminants. The current diagnostic approach for the detection of this species relies on coproscopic methods, which both have l...

    Authors: Niclas Högberg, Paulius Baltrušis, Nizar Enweji and Johan Höglund
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:5
  37. Extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing Enterobacterales (ESBL-E) are important causative agents for infections in humans and animals. At the Equine Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Helsinki, the...

    Authors: Katariina Thomson, Katarina Eskola, Marjut Eklund, Kristiina Suominen, Merita Määttä, Jouni Junnila, Suvi Nykäsenoja, Kati Niinistö, Thomas Grönthal and Merja Rantala
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:4
  38. The consumption of raw or undercooked meat, especially pork, and offal containing infective tissue cysts is suspected to be a significant route of infection with Toxoplasma gondii. Although the use of “animal-fri...

    Authors: Martyna Puchalska, Jan Wiśniewski, Daniel Klich, Elżbieta Gołąb, Dawid Jańczak, Justyna Sokołowska, Kaja Urbańska and Krzysztof Anusz
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:3
  39. Neurological signs, such as head tilt, torticollis, paralysis, and seizures, are common in rabbits. Differential diagnoses include two zoonotic infections caused by the microsporidial fungi Encephalitozoon cunicu...

    Authors: Johanna Mäkitaipale, Emmi Järvenpää, Anne Bruce, Satu Sankari, Anna-Maija Virtala and Anu Näreaho
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:2
  40. Delphinids are top ocean predators and accumulate high concentrations of mercury (Hg) through the food chain, particularly in organs such as liver and kidney, although the proportion of methylmercury (MeHg) is...

    Authors: Masumi Marumoto, Mineshi Sakamoto, Masaaki Nakamura, Kohji Marumoto and Shozo Tsuruta
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2022 64:1
  41. Primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a cause of severe thrombocytopenia in dogs. Immunosuppressive corticosteroid drugs are frequently used in the management of ITP, but treatment failure may occur. Immuno...

    Authors: Peter Spanner Kristiansen and Lise Nikolic Nielsen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2021 63:54
  42. Luxation of the rib head with intrusion into the intervertebral foramen seems to be rare in cats. Only one report has been published describing a cat with non-ambulatory paraparesis, which was managed conserva...

    Authors: Jacek Cezary Sterna, Laura Rogowska, Beata Degórska, Jacek Sobczyński and Monika Łumińska
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2021 63:53
  43. Pasture management influences the prevalence and impact of the pasture parasites (PP) in cattle herds, which cause production-limiting disease worldwide. Evaluating farmer management strategies is vital when c...

    Authors: Tonje Opsal, Ingrid Toftaker, Ane Nødtvedt, Lucy Jane Robertson, Kristoffer Relling Tysnes, Ian Woolsey and Lisbeth Hektoen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2021 63:52
  44. Greenland sled dogs (GSD) are a unique, genetically isolated population of dogs living under exceptional environmental conditions. Metabolism, and thereby thyroid hormones are affected by multiple factors. Amo...

    Authors: Bolette Winnerskjold Gjaldbæk, Emilie Ulrikka Andersen-Ranberg, Rikke Langebæk and Anne Kirstine Havnsøe Krogh
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2021 63:51
  45. Ketoconazole, an antifungal agent, adversely affects spermatogenesis in rodents, but knowledge on adverse effects of prolonged administration of ketoconazole on the fertility of male dogs is lacking. A case of...

    Authors: Anna Domosławska and Sławomir Zduńczyk
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2021 63:50

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