Correction to: Serum biochemistry and haematology in wild and captive bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) from Svalbard, Norway
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Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 8, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Morten Tryland, Christian Lydersen, Kit Maureen Kovacs, Espen Rafter and Stein Istre Thoresen Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Detection of bacterial DNA in synovial fluid in dogs with arthritis: a comparison between bacterial culture and 16S rRNA polymerase chain reaction
Septic arthritis (SA) is a serious condition in dogs that requires a prompt diagnosis and treatment to minimize long-term joint pathology. Although bacterial detection in synovial fluid (SF) through culture or... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 30, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Alexandra Vil én, Bo Nilson, Ann-Cathrine Petersson, Mariana Cigut, Christel Nielsen and Henriette Ström Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of post-operative complications after mastectomy performed without perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis in dogs
Mastectomy is the most common procedure for treatment of mammary tumours. Dogs undergoing mastectomy have a risk of developing surgical site infections (SSI) and other postoperative complications. However, pot... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 30, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Philip Sp åre, Ingrid Ljungvall, Karl Ljungvall and Annika Bergström Tags: Research Source Type: research

Serum biochemistry and haematology in wild and captive bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) from Svalbard, Norway
Health assessment of seals in captivity include haematology and serum biochemistry measurements. Because such parameters differ between species, it is crucial to have species-specific reference values for the ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 26, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Morten Tryland, Christian Lydersen, Kit Maureen Kovacs, Espen Rafter and Stein Istre Thoresen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of antibodies in cerebrospinal fluid for the diagnosis of tick-borne encephalitis in dogs
Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is caused by the neurotropic tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV). In dogs, this virus may affect the central nervous system (CNS), causing meningoencephalitis, meningomyelitis, r... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 26, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yvonne Alnefelt, Sofie Van Meervenne, Katarina Varjonen, Anna Tidholm and Cecilia Rohdin Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Correction to: Nervous system modulation through electrical stimulation in companion animals
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Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 24, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ângela Martins, Débora Gouveia, Ana Cardoso, Óscar Gamboa, Darryl Millis and António Ferreira Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Investigation of timing of surgery and other factors possibly influencing outcome in dogs with acute thoracolumbar disc extrusion: a retrospective study of 1501 cases
Intervertebral disc extrusions in the thoracolumbar region are a common spinal neurologic disorder in dogs and usually considered a neurological emergency. Several factors, like timing of surgery, have previou... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 23, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Almut Immekeppel, Stefan Rupp, Stanislas Demierre, Kai Rentmeister, Andrea Meyer-Lindenberg, Julia Goessmann, Monty Siddartha Bali, Fenella Schmidli-Davies and Franck Forterre Tags: Research Source Type: research

First report on outbreaks of contagious ovine digital dermatitis in Sweden
Contagious ovine digital dermatitis (CODD) is considered widespread in the United Kingdom but was only recently reported in mainland Europe, as one outbreak in Germany. The disease can cause severe lameness in... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 16, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Malin Bernhard, Sara Frosth and Ulrika K önig Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Corticosteroid treatment for acute/acute-on-chronic experimental and naturally occurring pancreatitis in several species: a scoping review to inform possible use in dogs
Acute pancreatitis in dogs is a prevalent disease characterised by mild to severe inflammation. Treatment with anti-inflammatory corticosteroids has been widely debated but is not generally recommended in vete... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - July 13, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Kari-Anne Bj ørnkjær-Nielsen and Charlotte Reinhard Bjørnvad Tags: Review Source Type: research

Successful surgical and medical treatment of a severe, acute epidural bleed in a young dog due to steroid responsive meningitis-arteritis
Steroid responsive meningitis-arteritis (SRMA) is an immune-mediated disease of the leptomeninges and its associated blood vessels, typically responsive to corticosteroids. Clinically relevant haemorrhage is a... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - July 10, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jessica Zilli, Agnieszka Olszewska, Daniela Farke and Martin J ürgen Schmidt Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Diagnosis, treatment and postsurgical complications in a dog with epileptic seizures and a naso-ethmoidal meningoencephalocele
Naso-ethmoidal meningoencephalocele is usually a congenital anomaly consisting of a protrusion of cerebral tissue and meninges into the ethmoidal labyrinth. The condition is a rare cause of structural epilepsy... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - July 8, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Abtin Mojarradi, Sofie Van Meervenne, Alejandro Suarez-Bonnet and Steven De Decker Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Macro- and microelements in serum and seminal plasma as biomarkers for bull sperm cryotolerance
Wide variation in fertility rates is observed when using frozen bull semen, even when the bulls have met quality standards for semen production. Therefore, a simple and reliable test to assess the freezing pot... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - July 5, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Maja Zako šek Pipan, Petra Zrimšek, Breda Jakovac Strajn, Katarina Pavšič Vrtač, Tanja Knific and Janko Mrkun Tags: Research Source Type: research

Stress hormone level and the welfare of captive European bison (Bison bonasus): the effects of visitor pressure and the social structure of herds
Captive European bison (Bison bonasus) play an active role in conservation measures for this species; this includes education, which may conflict with these animals ’ welfare. The effect of the presence of visitor... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 10, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Daniel Klich, Rafa ł Łopucki, Marta Gałązka, Agnieszka Ścibior, Dorota Gołębiowska, Rita Brzezińska, Bartosz Kruszewski, Tadeusz Kaleta and Wanda Olech Tags: Research Source Type: research

Parasitic fauna of Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber) in Sweden (1997 –1998)
The parasitic fauna of beavers (Castor fiber and C. canadensis) has been well studied in many parts of their respective areas of distribution. In Scandinavia there have, however, been limited investigations condu... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 2, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Per-Arne Åhlen, Göran Sjöberg and Margareta Stéen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Nervous system modulation through electrical stimulation in companion animals
Domestic animals with severe spontaneous spinal cord injury (SCI), including dogs and cats that are deep pain perception negative (DPP −), can benefit from specific evaluations involving neurorehabilitation int... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 30, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ângela Martins, Débora Gouveia, Ana Cardoso, Óscar Gamboa, Darryl Millis and António Ferreira Tags: Review Source Type: research

Bowel incarceration within the vaginal tunic in a three-and-half-year-old bilaterally cryptorchid Lhasa Apso
Cryptorchidism in dogs is of clinical concern due to its association with development of Sertoli cell tumours, seminomas and spermatic cord torsion. A patent inguinal ring has been found as a risk factor for p... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 19, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Dorcas Oyueley Kodie, Noah Segun Oyetayo, Oladotun Solomon Awoyemi, Cecelia Omowunmi Oguntoye and Oghenemega David Eyarefe Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A survey of pre-weaning calf management in Norwegian dairy herds
The knowledge on dairy calves ’ needs with regards to milk feeding and social housing is expanding but to be able to make improvements, knowledge is needed on how calves are managed at present in Norway. The ai... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 6, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Julie F øske Johnsen, Ingrid Hunter Holmøy, Ane Nødtvedt and Cecilie Marie Mejdell Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

The prevalence of intestinal nematodes among red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in north-western Poland
The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere and Australia. The presence of nematode-infected foxes in urbanized areas increases the risk of transmission of nematodes to domestic d... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 5, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Agnieszka Tylkowska, Bogumi ła Pilarczyk, Agnieszka Tomza-Marciniak and Renata Pilarczyk Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anthelmintic resistance in small ruminants in the Nordic-Baltic region
Gastrointestinal nematodes (GIN) in small ruminants result in production losses, and consequently economic losses, and are an animal welfare problem in most countries in the Nordic-Baltic region. Intensive use... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - April 27, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Agn ė Beleckė, Tomas Kupčinskas, Inga Stadalienė, Johan Höglund, Stig Milan Thamsborg, Snorre Stuen and Saulius Petkevičius Tags: Research Source Type: research

Overweight in Swedish show dogs –prevalence and association with performance in competition
This study assessed body condition score (BCS) of show dogs of six selected popul... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - April 26, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Sanna Lind åse, Tilda Feltenmark, Malin Krantz and Josefin Söder Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mapping geographical areas at risk for tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) by analysing bulk tank milk from Swedish dairy cattle herds for the presence of TBE virus –specific antibodies
The vector-borne human viral zoonosis tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is of growing concern in Sweden. The area where TBE is considered endemic has expanded, with an increasing geographical distribution of Ixodes r... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - April 7, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Gunilla Blomqvist, Katarina N äslund, Linda Svensson, Cécile Beck and Jean Francois Valarcher Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of antimicrobial treatment on mortality associated with urinary tract disease in mink kits (Neovison vison)
Mink urinary tract disease (MUTD) often presents as urolithiasis and/or cystitis and is known as an important cause of mortality in mink kits during the early growth season. Antimicrobial flock treatment has b... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - April 1, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Karin Mundbjerg, Peder Elbek Pedersen and Anne Sofie Hammer Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Granulomatous interstitial polymyositis and intramuscular neuritis in a dog
Granulomatous myositis is a rare condition in both humans and dogs. In humans it is most frequently related to sarcoidosis, where a concurrent granulomatous neuritis has been reported occasionally. Simultaneou... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - March 30, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Josefin Hultman, Marco Rosati, Tone Kristensen Gr øn, Kaspar Matiasek, Cathrine Trangerud and Karin Hultin Jäderlund Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Occurrence of faecal endoparasites in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in two grazing areas in northern Norway
Semi-domesticated reindeer represent an important livestock industry and livelihood for a proportion of the human population in northern Fennoscandia. Reindeer husbandry is considered an extensive animal husba... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - March 23, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Lene Idland, Amalie Moen Juul, Ellen Karin Solev åg, Kristoffer Relling Tysnes, Lucy Jane Robertson and Kjersti Selstad Utaaker Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysis of seroprevalence in target wildlife during the oral rabies vaccination programme in Lithuania
Rabies vaccination of wildlife carnivores is a powerful tool to prevent, control and eliminate rabies. The presence of neutralizing rabies antibodies in blood is considered a reliable indicator of adequate vac... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - March 20, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Dainius Zienius, Janina Mickut ė, Arnoldas Pautienius, Juozas Grigas, Arunas Stankevičius, Gediminas Pridotkas, Eugenijus Jacevičius, Jolita Kemeraitė and Ingrida Jacevičienė Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of heterophilic antibodies in serum samples from horses in an equine hospital, and elimination of interference using chicken IgY
Heterophilic antibodies in serum and plasma can interfere with mammalian antibodies in immunoassays and result in false test results, usually false positive. Although studies screening for heterophilic antibod... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - March 12, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Bo Dong, Daniel Bergman and Bodil Str öm Holst Tags: Research Source Type: research

Haematological findings in 158 cows with acute toxic mastitis with a focus on the leukogram
In cows with acute toxic mastitis (ATM), the leukogram aids in the assessment of the severity of disease. The goal of our study was to compare the leukogram of 158 cows with ATM (cases) and 168 clinically heal... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - March 12, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ueli Braun, Christian Gerspach, Barbara Riond, Carina Oschlies, Sabrina Corti and Ulrich Bleul Tags: Research Source Type: research

Experimental infection of indigenous North African goats with goatpox virus
Goatpox is a viral disease caused by infection with goatpox virus (GTPV) of the genus Capripoxvirus, Poxviridae family. Capripoxviruses cause serious disease to livestock and contribute to huge economic losses. G... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - March 4, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jihane Hamdi, Zahra Bamouh, Mohammed Jazouli, Meryem Alhyane, Najet Safini, Khalid Omari Tadlaoui, Ouafaa Fassi Fihri and Mehdi El Harrak Tags: Research Source Type: research

A review of current knowledge of myeloproliferative disorders in the horse
Myeloid disorders are conditions being characterized by abnormal proliferation and development of myeloid lineage including granulocytes (neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils), monocytes, erythroids, and meg... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - February 23, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Katy Satu é, Juan Carlos Gardon and Ana Muñoz Tags: Review Source Type: research

Gastric mucosal pathology in Belgian Shepherd dogs with and without clinical signs of gastric disease
Gastric carcinoma (GC) is uncommon in dogs, except in predisposed breeds such as Belgian Shepherd dogs (BSD) of the Tervuren and Groenendael varieties. When GC is diagnosed in dogs it is often late in the dise... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - February 9, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marcus Vinicius C ândido, Pernillä Syrjä, Mohsen Hanifeh, Jaan Lepajõe, Kati Salla, Susanne Kilpinen, Peter-John Mäntylä Noble and Thomas Spillmann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Isolation of equid alphaherpesvirus 3 from a horse in Iceland with equine coital exanthema
Equine coital exanthema (ECE) caused by equid alphaherpesvirus 3 (EHV-3) is a contagious venereal disease. It is characterized by the formation of papules, vesicles, pustules and ulcers on the external genital... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - February 2, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Lilja Thorsteinsd óttir, Gunnar Örn Guðmundsson, Höskuldur Jensson, Sigurbjörg Torsteinsdóttir and Vilhjálmur Svansson Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Anthelmintic resistance of horse strongyle nematodes to ivermectin and pyrantel in Lithuania
With intensive use of anthelmintic drugs in recent decades, anthelmintic resistance (AR) in horse nematodes is becoming a growing issue in many countries. However, there is little available information about t... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - January 25, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Evelina Dauparait ė, Tomas Kupčinskas, Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna and Saulius Petkevičius Tags: Research Source Type: research

ultrasonography of kidney and spleen in clinically healthy llamas and alpacas
The ultrasonographic examination technique is a well-established, non-invasive diagnostic tool for diverse conditions in humans and different animal species. The purpose of our study was to describe ultrasonog... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - January 21, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Cassandra Eibl and Sonja Franz Tags: Research Source Type: research

Detecting acute kidney injury in horses by measuring the concentration of symmetric dimethylarginine in serum
Acute kidney injury (AKI) in horses may develop as a complication of a primary disease or following the administration of nephrotoxic drugs, and may pose a diagnostic challenge. Hence, the main objective of th... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - January 15, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Natalia Siwinska, Agnieszka Zak and Urszula Paslawska Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malnutrition as the cause of recumbency in suckler cows associated with Trypanosoma theileri infection
Recumbent cows are a diagnostic challenge because of a wide range of differential diagnoses, which include trauma, neurological and metabolic disorders, malnutrition and mineral deficiencies. This case report ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - January 9, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Lilli Bittner, Kjelt Kr ämer, Adriana Wöckel, Teja Snedec, Cora Delling, Denny Böttcher, Gabor Köller, Walter Baumgartner, Wolfram Richardt and Alexander Starke Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effect of two methods and two anaesthetics for local anaesthesia of piglets during castration
Since January 2019, surgical castration of male piglets must be performed using local anaesthesia, if farmers deliver pigs to the primary exporting slaughterhouses according to the “Danish quality scheme”; a v... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - January 6, 2021 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Lotte Skade, Charlotte Sonne Kristensen, Mai Britt Friis Nielsen and Line Hummelmose Diness Tags: Research Source Type: research

Electrocution as an alternative euthanasia method to blunt force trauma to the head followed by exsanguination for non-viable piglets
On farms, the currently approved and most widely practised method of euthanising non-viable piglets is blunt force trauma to the head followed by exsanguination. However, the use of this method is criticised d... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - December 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Johannes Husheer, Matthias Luepke, Peter Dziallas, Karl-Heinz Waldmann and Alexandra von Altrock Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between Fur Animal Necrotizing Pyoderma in breeding farm mink (Neovison vison) and reduced fertility
The disease Fur Animal Necrotizing Pyoderma (FNP) has since 2000 been reported in many fur producing countries including Canada, Finland and Denmark. Development of FNP is characterised by rapidly forming trea... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - December 3, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Oliver Legarth Honor é, Ida Sebbelov, Agnethe Wallin, Annemette Petersen, Tove Clausen, Peter Foged Larsen and Anne Sofie Hammer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Calves ’ management conditions affect sperm count in adult bulls
Early maternal separation may have long-lasting physiological effects on different organ systems. Although long-lasting effects of early maternal separation are mostly studied in connection with the developmen... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - November 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Toma ž Snoj, Kaja Blažič, Nika Šehić, Tilen Vake and Gregor Majdič Tags: Research Source Type: research

Flock-level risk factors for outbreaks of infectious arthritis in lambs, Norway 2018
Outbreaks of infectious arthritis in young lambs associated with Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies dysgalactiae (SDSD) lead to reduced animal welfare, increased use of antibiotics and economic losses for shee... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - November 23, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marit Smistad, Cecilia Wolff, Tore Tollersrud, Vibeke T ømmerberg, Clare Phythian, Annette Hegermann Kampen and Hannah Joan Jørgensen Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of age when group housed and other management factors on playing and non-nutritive sucking behaviour in dairy calves: a cross sectional observational study
The aim of this study was to investigate if calves ’ play behaviour and non-nutritive sucking behaviour, as indirect measures of welfare status, are associated with the age of the calf when group housed, age wh... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - November 19, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Masja Reipurth, Stephanie Kruuse Klausen, Matthew Denwood, Bj örn Forkman and Hans Houe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reproduction of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia via aerosol-based challenge with Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a respiratory disease caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides. Infection occurs via Mycoplasma-containing droplets and therefore requires close contact between an... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - November 16, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Flavio Sacchini, Anne Mariana Liljander, Martin Heller, Elizabeth Jane Poole, Horst Posthaus, Elise Schieck and Joerg Jores Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Professional dental cleaning in dogs: clinical routines among Swedish veterinarians and veterinary nurses
Dental disease is very common in dogs and veterinary professional dental cleaning and examination, together with daily dental home care, is the foundation for good dental health. To our knowledge, no previous ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - November 11, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Karolina Brunius Enlund, Michaela Karlsson, Carl Brunius, Ragnvi Hagman, Odd Viking H öglund, Pia Gustås, Jeanette Hanson and Ann Pettersson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Wild boar behaviour during live-trap capture in a corral-style trap: implications for animal welfare
Wildlife traps are used in many countries without evaluation of their effect on animal welfare. Trap-capture of wild animals should minimise negative effects on animal welfare, irrespective of whether the anim... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - November 10, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Åsa Fahlman, Johan Lindsjö, Therese Arvén Norling, Petter Kjellander, Erik Olof Ågren and Ulrika Alm Bergvall Tags: Research Source Type: research

Thermographic imaging of police working dogs with bilateral naturally occurring hip osteoarthritis
Digital thermal imaging is a physiologic, non-invasive, contactless, and non-radiating diagnostic tool that can assess a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including hip osteoarthritis (HOA). Fifty poli... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - November 10, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jo ão Carlos Agostinho Alves, Ana Margarida Moniz Pereira dos Santos, Patrícia Isabel Figueiredo Jorge, Catarina Falcão Trigoso Vieira Branco Lavrador and L. Miguel Carreira Tags: Research Source Type: research

Medial humeral epicondylar lesions and discreet calcified structures in the canine elbow: radiographic description of 183 cases
In this 4-year prospective observational study, all elbows in a dysplasia screening program including 14,073 dogs were studied using radiographs in two projections. Elbows were evaluated for the presence of me... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - October 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Arne Magnus R ørvik, Cathrine Trangerud and Jorunn Grondalen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and evaluation of indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for the determination of immune response to multiple clostridial antigens in vaccinated captive bred southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum)
An overall increase in poaching of white rhinoceros results in captive breeding becoming a significant component of white rhinoceros conservation. However, this type of conservation comes with its own difficul... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - October 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Angela Buys, Jannie Crafford and Henriette van Heerden Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of coat colour traits and congenital disorders of South American camelids in Austria, Germany and Switzerland
The increasing popularity of alpacas and llamas outside of South America is undeniable. The associated limited genetic diversity raises questions about health and other genetically determined traits like coat ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 18, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: St éphanie Mali Jost, Andrea Knoll, Gesine Lühken, Cord Drögemüller and Patrik Zanolari Tags: Research Source Type: research

Antimicrobial prophylaxis is considered sufficient to preserve an acceptable surgical site infection rate in clean orthopaedic and neurosurgeries in dogs
Surgical site infections (SSI) are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. To lower the incidence of SSI, antimicrobial prophylaxis is given 30 –60 min before certain types of surgeries in both human... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 17, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Kirsi Johanna V älkki, Katariina Hanne Thomson, Thomas Sven Christer Grönthal, Jouni Juho Tapio Junnila, Merja Hilma Johanna Rantala, Outi Maria Laitinen-Vapaavuori and Sari Helena Mölsä Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exposure to benzylpenicillin after different dosage regimens in growing pigs
Penicillin is important for treatment of pigs, but data on its absorption and disposition in pigs are sparse. This is reflected by the variation in recommended dosages in the literature. Inadequate dosage may ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 17, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marie Sj ölund, Carl Ekstrand, Per Wallgren, Ulf Bondesson, Märit Pringle and Björn Bengtsson Tags: Research Source Type: research