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  1. Content type: Brief communication

    Global trends in urbanization are increasing the spread of neglected zoonotic infections such as leptospirosis, and reducing the number of human cases of leptospirosis is best accomplished by controlling the i...

    Authors: Elisabeth Lindahl Rajala, Nosirjon Sattorov, Sofia Boqvist and Ulf Magnusson

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:83

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  2. Content type: Research

    Toxoplasma gondii is a widespread occurring parasite infecting warm-blooded animals, including pigs and humans. The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of anti-T. gondii

    Authors: Azzurra Santoro, Maarja Tagel, Kärt Must, Miia Laine, Brian Lassen and Pikka Jokelainen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:82

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  3. Content type: Research

    The Danish antibiotic use guidelines for companion animal practice were published by the Danish Veterinary Association in 2012. Since then, national surveillance data indicate a 10% reduction in the total use ...

    Authors: Lisbeth Rem Jessen, Tina Møller Sørensen, Zenia Littau Lilja, Maja Kristensen, Tine Hald and Peter Damborg

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:81

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  4. Content type: Research

    Campylobacter jejuni is a major cause of foodborne disease having chickens as an important reservoir. Its control at the farm would lower the contamination of the final products and th...

    Authors: Alexandre Thibodeau, Philippe Fravalo, Audrey Perron, Sylvette Laurent- Lewandowski and Ann Letellier

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:80

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  5. Content type: Research

    The aim of the present study was to investigate the genetic relatedness and the antimicrobial resistance profiles of a collection of Austrian Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from companion animals and horses. A...

    Authors: Maximilian Ginders, Michael Leschnik, Frank Künzel, Doris Kampner, Claudia Mikula, Georg Steindl, Inga Eichhorn, Andrea T. Feßler, Stefan Schwarz, Joachim Spergser and Igor Loncaric

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:79

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  6. Content type: Research

    Proteases produced by many microorganisms, including oomycetes, are crucial for their growth and development. They may also play a critical role in disease manifestation. Epizootic ulcerative syndrome is one o...

    Authors: Muhammad Majeed, Gokhlesh Kumar, Sarah Schlosser, Mansour El-Matbouli and Mona Saleh

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:78

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  7. Content type: Research

    Canine breed conformation may interfere with locomotion and may predispose to orthopedic disease. Bulldogs have a high incidence of orthopedic diseases such as hip dysplasia. Kinetic gait analysis provides an ...

    Authors: Andrés Sebastian Aristizabal Escobar, Alexandre Navarro Alves de Souza, Ana Carolina Brandão de Campos Fonseca Pinto and Julia Maria Matera

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:77

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  8. Content type: Brief communication

    The intention to increase roach (Rutilus rutilus) consumption is in focus for ecological and economic reasons in Finland. However, its safety as food has not been considered comprehensively. We collected and arti...

    Authors: Anu Näreaho, Anna Maria Eriksson-Kallio, Petra Heikkinen, Anna Snellman, Antti Sukura and Perttu Koski

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:75

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a sequela to osteochondrosis, whereby the cartilage superficial to the site of osteochondrosis fractures and gives rise to osteochondral fragments in the affected joint. In t...

    Authors: Chee Kin Lim, Jan Fletcher Hawkins, Andrea Lynn Vanderpool, Hock Gan Heng, Caroline Cooper Gillespie Harmon and Stephen Dana Lenz

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:76

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  10. Content type: Research

    Newly weaned horses in Finland are often moved to unheated loose housing systems in which the weanlings have free access to a paddock and a shelter. This practice is considered to be good for the development o...

    Authors: Reija Junkkari, Heli Simojoki, Minna-Liisa Heiskanen, Sinikka Pelkonen, Satu Sankari, Riitta-Mari Tulamo and Anna Mykkänen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:73

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  11. Content type: Research

    Infectious skin disorders are not uncommon in mink. Such disorders are important as they have a negative impact on animal health and welfare as well as on the quality and value of the fur. This study presents ...

    Authors: Bettina Nonnemann, Mariann Chriél, Gitte Larsen, Mette Sif Hansen, Elisabeth Holm and Karl Pedersen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:74

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  12. Content type: Research

    Literature investigating the normal cross-sectional anatomy of rabbits with computed tomography (CT) is sparse and incomplete. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the normal thoracic structures...

    Authors: Désirée Müllhaupt, Sandra Wenger, Patrick Kircher, Nadja Pfammatter, Jean-Michel Hatt and Stefanie Ohlerth

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:72

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  13. Content type: Review

    Osteosarcoma (OSA) is a rare cancer in people. However OSA incidence rates in dogs are 27 times higher than in people. Prognosis in both species is relatively poor, with 5 year OSA survival rates in people not...

    Authors: Siobhan Simpson, Mark David Dunning, Simone de Brot, Llorenç Grau-Roma, Nigel Patrick Mongan and Catrin Sian Rutland

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:71

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  14. Content type: Research

    The Black Forest Draught horse (BFDH) is an endangered German coldblood breed with its origin in the area of the Black Forest in South Germany. In this retrospective study, the influence of the inbreeding coef...

    Authors: Maarit Müller-Unterberg, Sandra Wallmann and Ottmar Distl

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:70

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  15. Content type: Case report

    The study of neoplasia in wildlife species contributes to the understanding of cancer biology, management practices, and comparative pathology. Higher frequencies of neoplasms among captive non-domestic felids...

    Authors: Omar Antonio Gonzales-Viera, Angélica María Sánchez-Sarmiento, Natália Coelho Couto de Azevedo Fernandes, Juliana Mariotti Guerra, Rodrigo Albergaria Ressio and José Luiz Catão-Dias

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:69

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  16. Content type: Research

    According to targeted treatment (TT), the whole flock is dewormed based on knowledge of the risk, or parameters that quantify the mean level of infection, whereas according to targeted selective treatment (TST...

    Authors: Tomas Kupcinskas, Inga Stadaliene, Algimantas Paulauskas, Pavelas Trusevicius, Saulius Petkevicius, Johan Höglund and Mindaugas Sarkunas

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:68

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  17. Content type: Research

    In order to determine whether a combination of guaiphenesin, ketamine and xylazine can induce safe and satisfactory anaesthesia in mules undergoing field castration, eight healthy adult intact male mules were ...

    Authors: Cecilia Vullo, Augusto Carluccio, Domenico Robbe, Marina Meligrana, Linda Petrucci and Giuseppe Catone

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:67

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  18. Content type: Research

    Determination of ceruloplasmin (Cp) activity in plasma can provide an objective measure of the health of dairy cows as well as it can be used for various diagnostic purposes. The current study was designed to ...

    Authors: Hussein Awad Hussein and Rudolf Staufenbiel

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:66

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  19. Content type: Research

    Rabies is preventable by pre- and/or post-exposure prophylaxis consisting of series of rabies vaccinations and in some cases the use of immunoglobulins. The success of vaccination can be estimated either by me...

    Authors: Tiina Nokireki, Miia Jakava-Viljanen, Anna-Maija Virtala and Liisa Sihvonen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:64

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  20. Content type: Brief communication

    Haptoglobin (Hp) and serum amyloid A (SAA) are considered as the major acute phase proteins (APPs) in goats. These APPs have been investigated in several studies during the last decade. In most studies, a colo...

    Authors: Michał Czopowicz, Olga Szaluś-Jordanow, Marcin Mickiewicz, Agata Moroz, Lucjan Witkowski, Iwona Markowska-Daniel, Daria Reczyńska, Emilia Bagnicka and Jarosław Kaba

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:65

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Pythiosis is a potentially fatal but non-contagious disease affecting humans and animals living in tropical and subtropical climates, but is also reasonably widespread in temperate climates, throughout the wor...

    Authors: Jessica Sonia Fortin, Michael John Calcutt and Dae Young Kim

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:63

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  22. Content type: Brief communication

    European bat lyssavirus type 2 (EBLV-2) was detected in Finland in a Daubenton’s bat (Myotis daubentonii) found in the municipality of Inkoo (60°02′45″N, 024°00′20″E). The bat showed neurological signs and was la...

    Authors: Tiina Nokireki, Tarja Sironen, Teemu Smura, Veera Karkamo, Liisa Sihvonen and Tuija Gadd

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:62

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  23. Content type: Brief communication

    While fungal infections of the bovine uterus are well-known diseases in pregnant cattle, very limited knowledge exists on the presence and significance of fungi in the uterus of non-pregnant cows. Presence of ...

    Authors: Cecilia Christensen Karstrup, Bent Aalbæk, Kirstine Klitgaard, Tim Kåre Jensen, Hanne Gervi Pedersen and Jørgen Steen Agerholm

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:61

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  24. Content type: Research

    For proper treatment of bacterial infections in mink, knowledge of the causative agents and their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns is crucial. The used antimicrobials are in general not registered for min...

    Authors: Nanett Kvist Nikolaisen, Desireé Corvera Kløve Lassen, Mariann Chriél, Gitte Larsen, Vibeke Frøkjær Jensen and Karl Pedersen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:60

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  25. Content type: Research

    Animal trypanosomosis is one of the major disease problems affecting agricultural productivity in Ethiopia. The impact of the disease is believed to vary with season and agro-ecologies in line with fly vector ...

    Authors: Efrem Degneh, Workineh Shibeshi, Getachew Terefe, Kaleab Asres and Hagos Ashenafi

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2017 59:59

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