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

Temperature and light effects on Trichobilharzia szidati cercariae with implications for a risk analysis
Cercarial dermatitis (swimmer ’s itch) caused by bird schistosome cercariae, released from intermediate host snails, is a common disorder also at higher latitudes. Several cases were observed in the artificial ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Azmi Al-Jubury, Per Kania, Anette Bygum and Kurt Buchmann Tags: Research Source Type: research

The first RT-qPCR confirmed case of tick-borne encephalitis in a dog in Scandinavia
Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a zoonotic neurological disease caused by tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV), a flavivirus endemic in parts of Europe and Asia. Seroconversion without signs of clinical disea... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 10, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Elina Andersson, Anna Kendall, Angelika Url, Angelika Auer and Michael Leschnik Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Ocular ultrasonography of sea turtles
Environmental changes contribute to the development of ophthalmic diseases in sea turtles, but information on their eye biometrics is scarce. The aim of this study was to describe ophthalmic ultrasonographic f... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 10, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Caterina Muramoto, Vin ícius Cardoso-Brito, Ana Cláudia Raposo, Thais Torres Pires and Arianne Pontes Oriá Tags: Research Source Type: research

A large deletion in the COL2A1 gene expands the spectrum of pathogenic variants causing bulldog calf syndrome in cattle
Congenital bovine chondrodysplasia, also known as bulldog calf syndrome, is characterized by disproportionate growth of bones resulting in a shortened and compressed body, mainly due to reduced length of the s... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Joana Gon çalves Pontes Jacinto, Irene Monika Häfliger, Anna Letko, Cord Drögemüller and Jørgen Steen Agerholm Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Development of canine C-reactive protein assays
C-reactive protein (CRP), which is released during tissue damage and inflammation, is a useful nonspecific inflammatory marker in both human and veterinary clinical practice. Veterinarians have often used huma... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Takaki Waritani, Dawn Cutler and Jessica Chang Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Microbiological assessment of sheep lymph nodes with lymphadenitis found during post-mortem examination of slaughtered sheep: implications for veterinary-sanitary meat control
Microbiological examination of lesions found in slaughtered animals during meat inspection is an important part of public health protection as such lesions may be due to zoonotic agents that can be transmitted... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - September 4, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Anna Didkowska, Piotr Żmuda, Ewelina Kwiecień, Magdalena Rzewuska, Daniel Klich, Monika Krajewska-Wędzina, Lucjan Witkowski, Monika Żychska, Aleksandra Kaczmarkowska, Blanka Orłowska and Krzysztof Anusz Tags: Research Source Type: research

Intact gastro-intestinal tract removal from pig carcasses in a novel Meat Factory Cell approach
Conventional automated slaughter lines for pigs are organised as disassembly lines with many specialised machines. High costs and capacities make them relevant only for large scale meat production. The ambitio... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 31, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ole Alvseike, Miguel Prieto, Per H åkon Bjørnstad and Alex Mason Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

First cases of contagious ovine digital dermatitis in Germany
Contagious ovine digital dermatitis (CODD) is a significant disease of the ovine foot characterised by severe lameness and progressive separation of the hoof horn capsule from the underlying tissue. Similar to... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 27, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Philip Christian Tegtmeyer, Gareth James Staton, Nicholas James Evans, Judith Rohde, Teresa Maria Punsmann and Martin Ganter Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Characterization of virulence genes in Escherichia coli strains isolated from pre-weaned calves in the Republic of Korea
In this study, the prevalence of virulence genes F5, F17, F41, sta (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ji-Hyoung Ryu, SuHee Kim, Jinho Park and Kyoung-Seong Choi Tags: Research Source Type: research

A modified Sydney system for the diagnosis of chronic gastritis in dogs
This study aimed to apply the Sydney system to diagnose gastritis in dogs. The s... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 12, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jolanta Spu żak, Marcin Jankowski, Krzysztof Kubiak, Kamila Glińska-Suchocka and Rafał Ciaputa Tags: Research Source Type: research

The chromogranin A-derived peptides catestatin and vasostatin in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease
The protein chromogranin A (CgA) is stored and co-released with catecholamines from the stimulated adrenal glands. Increased plasma concentrations of CgA have been shown in people with heart disease. The aim o... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Katja H öglund, Jens Häggström, Odd Viking Höglund, Mats Stridsberg, Anna Tidholm and Ingrid Ljungvall Tags: Research Source Type: research

Surveillance of important bacterial and parasitic infections in Danish wild boars (Sus scrofa)
Similar to the situation in other European countries, Danish wild boars may harbour a wide range of pathogens infectious to humans and domestic pigs. Although wild boars must be kept behind fences in Denmark, ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 3, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Heidi Huus Petersen, Nao Takeuchi-Storm, Heidi Larsen Enemark, Stine Thors ø Nielsen, Gitte Larsen and Mariann Chriél Tags: Research Source Type: research

Detection of Leishmania infantum DNA and antibodies against Anaplasma spp., Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. and Ehrlichia canis in a dog kennel in South-Central Romania
This study aimed to asse... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - August 3, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Cristina Daniela Cazan, Angela Monica Ionic ă, Ioana Adriana Matei, Gianluca D’Amico, Clara Muñoz, Eduardo Berriatua and Mirabela Oana Dumitrache Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Detection and molecular characterisation of Cryptosporidium spp. in Swedish pigs
Cryptosporidium is a genus of apicomplexan parasites that cause enteric disease in vertebrates. In pigs, infections are most often asymptomatic, but may result in diarrhoea and poor growth. The most common specie... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - July 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Emelie Pettersson, Harri Ahola, Jenny Fr össling, Per Wallgren and Karin Troell Tags: Research Source Type: research

Apgar score or birthweight in Chihuahua dogs born by elective Caesarean section: which is the best predictor of the survival at 24 h after birth?
In the dog, the correct management of parturition and the prompt neonatal evaluation and assistance can reduce the perinatal mortality rates that are particularly high in toy breeds. Newborn evaluation and fac... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - July 23, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jasmine Fusi, Massimo Faustini, Barbara Bolis and Maria Cristina Veronesi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of a multi-citrus extract-based feed additive on the survival of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) following challenge with Lactococcus garvieae
This study was aimed to assess the antimicrobial acti... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - July 1, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Brenda Mora-S ánchez, Héctor Fuertes, José Luis Balcázar and Tania Pérez-Sánchez Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Detecting and recording cardiac murmurs in clinically healthy puppies in first opinion veterinary practice at the first health check
The frequency that cardiac murmurs are identified and recorded in first opinion veterinary practices at the first health check in puppies is unknown. The aims of the study were to assess the agreement between ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marie Dirkje Beijken van Staveren and Viktor Szatm ári Tags: Research Source Type: research

A descriptive study of acute outbreaks of respiratory disease in Norwegian fattening pig herds
Respiratory diseases are major health concerns in the pig production sector worldwide, contributing adversely to morbidity and mortality. Over the past years there was a rise in reported incidents of respirato... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Liza Miriam Cohen, Carl Andreas Gr øntvedt, Thea B. Klem, Stine Margrethe Gulliksen, Birgit Ranheim, Jens Peter Nielsen, Mette Valheim and Camilla Kielland Tags: Research Source Type: research

Streptococcus suis in Swedish grower pigs: occurrence, serotypes, and antimicrobial susceptibility
Streptococcus suis is a major cause of meningitis, arthritis, and pneumonia in pigs worldwide, and an emerging pathogen in humans. In Sweden, S. suis has previously received little attention but has in recent yea... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Anna Werinder, Anna Asp án, Annette Backhans, Marie Sjölund, Bengt Guss and Magdalena Jacobson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative studies on the histological characteristics of equine nasomaxillary aperture and paranasal sinus mucosa considering topographic and age-related differences
Horses may acquire a range of paranasal sinus diseases. Clinical studies show slight differences regarding anatomical regions and age. Histopathological examination of tissue samples could play an important ro... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 23, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Alexander Schwieder, Christiane Pfarrer, Bernhard Ohnesorge, Carsten Staszyk and Astrid Bienert-Zeit Tags: Research Source Type: research

Decreased detection of ESBL- or pAmpC-producing Escherichia coli in broiler breeders imported into Sweden
In the spring of 2010, it was discovered that a large proportion of broilers in Sweden were colonized with Escherichia coli producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL) or plasmid mediated AmpC (pAmpC). It ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 22, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Oskar Nilsson, Stefan B örjesson, Annica Landén, Christina Greko and Björn Bengtsson Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Lissencephaly in Shih Tzu dogs
Lissencephaly is a brain malformation characterized by smooth and thickened cerebral surface, which may result in structural epilepsy. Lissencephaly is not common in veterinary medicine. Here, we characterize ... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Diego No é Rodríguez-Sánchez, Giovana Boff Araujo Pinto, Edval Fernando Thomé, Vânia Maria de Vasconcelos Machado and Rogério Martins Amorim Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects of cashew gum and nanoparticles on cooled stallion semen
Cryopreservation of stallion spermatozoa tends to cause plasma membrane damage due to the low ratio of cholesterol to phospholipids. Gums have been suggested as an alternative cryoprotectant to glycerol for st... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 18, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Kahynna Cavalcante Loureiro, Isabel Bezerra Lima-Verde, Anders Johannisson, Theodoros Ntallaris, Alessandro Jager, Petr Štěpánek, Marcelo da Costa Mendonça, Patrícia Severino and Jane M. Morrell Tags: Research Source Type: research

Determination of anticoagulant rodenticides in faeces of exposed dogs and in a healthy dog population
Exposure to anticoagulant rodenticides (ARs) in dogs is among the most common causes of poisoning in small animal practice, but information about toxicokinetic of these rodenticides in dogs is lacking. We anal... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 16, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Kristin Opdal Seljetun, Vigdis Vindenes, Elisabeth Leere Øiestad, Gerd-Wenche Brochmann, Elin Eliassen and Lars Moe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ultrasonographic documentation of type-3 abomasal ulcer in a cow with left displacement of the abomasum
This report describes the clinical, ultrasonographic and postmortem findings in a Jersey cow with type-3 abomasal ul... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 12, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Christian Gerspach, Carina Oschlies, Jasmin Kuratli and Ueli Braun Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A survey of ivermectin resistance in Parascaris species infected foals in south-eastern Poland
Parascaris spp. are major gastro-intestinal nematodes that infect foals and can lead to respiratory symptoms, poor growth, and in some cases obstruction of the small intestine and death. Ivermectin resistance has... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Maria Bernadeta Studzi ńska, Guillaume Sallé, Monika Roczeń-Karczmarz, Klaudiusz Szczepaniak, Marta Demkowska-Kutrzepa and Krzysztof Tomczuk Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Dental disorders in sows from Swedish commercial herds
Knowledge on dental disorders in commercial sows is limited although such conditions may have important animal welfare implications. In a pilot study, the dental and periodontal health of 58 sows (Landrace*Yor... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 4, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Anna Malmsten, Nils Lundeheim and Anne-Marie Dalin Tags: Brief communication Source Type: research

Comparison of Streptococcus halichoeri isolates from canine and fur animal infections: biochemical patterns, molecular characteristics and genetic relatedness
Streptococcus halichoeri infections have been reported in grey seals, a European badger, a Stellar sea lion and humans, but its presence in companion and fur animals is unknown. Since 2010, S. halichoeri-like bac... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - June 3, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marjut Eklund, Kirsi Aaltonen, Tarja Sironen, Mirja Raunio-Saarnisto, Thomas Gr önthal, Heli Nordgren, Anna Pitkälä, Olli Vapalahti and Merja Rantala Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Canine breeds associated with gastric carcinoma, metaplasia and dysplasia diagnosed by histopathology of endoscopic biopsy samples
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marcus Vinicius Candido, Pernilla Syrj ä, Susanne Kilpinen and Thomas Spillmann Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Infection with brainworm (Elaphostrongylus rangiferi) in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus ssp.) in Fennoscandia
Sami reindeer herders have considerable traditional knowledge about a neurological reindeer disease resembling elaphostrongylosis, but the causative agent was not identified prior to the description of the bra... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 27, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Rebecca K. Davidson, Torill M ørk, Karin E. Holmgren and Antti Oksanen Tags: Review Source Type: research

Change in Norwegian consumer attitudes towards piglet castration: increased emphasis on animal welfare
Male piglets are surgically castrated at a young age primarily to prevent pork meat from being tainted with boar taint, an offensive taste and odor that can be present in uncastrated male pigs. The practice of... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 26, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marianne S ødring, Ola Nafstad and Torunn Thauland Håseth Tags: Research Source Type: research

The use of tear ferning test in cats for evaluation of ocular surface
The tear film is a trilaminar fluid composed mainly of lipids, electrolytes, proteins and water. It is responsible for lubrication, nutrition and protection against microbial and toxic agents. Disruption of an... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 26, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: J éssica Fontes Veloso, Arianne Pontes Oriá, Ana Cláudia Santos Raposo, Ariane Jesus Lacerda, Cláudia Vital Borges Silva, Larissa Ferreira Lima and Renata Santiago Alberto Carlos Tags: Research Source Type: research

Equine saliva components during mastication, and in vivo pH changes in the oral biofilm of sound and carious tooth surfaces after sucrose exposure
This study analysed electrolyte and urea concentrations in saliva in relati... (Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica - May 23, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Torbj örn Lundström, Peter Lingström, Ove Wattle, Anette Carlén and Dowen Birkhed Tags: Research Source Type: research