New & Noteworthy

Some of the literature on the classification, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, prevention, and explanation of disease describes new disorders or has content of special interest to clinicians. The material below, selected from articles recently entered into Consultant, highlights New & Noteworthy information.

Canine. Ljungvall I et al. Murmur intensity in small-breed dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease reflects disease severity. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2014;55:545-550 [Web Reference] 29 Oct
Bovine. Fitzgerald AM et al. Ovarian structures and uterine environment are associated with phenotypic and genetic merit for performance in lactating dairy cows. Theriogenology 2014;82:1231–1240 [Web Reference] 29 Oct
Canine. Ros L et al. A retrospective study of bitches with pyometra, medically treated with aglepristone. Theriogenology 2014;82:1281–1286 [Web Reference] 29 Oct
Bovine. Tennant TC et al. Comparison of tulathromycin and tilmicosin on the prevalence and severity of bovine respiratory disease in feedlot cattle in association with feedlot performance, carcass characteristics, and economic factors. J Anim Sci 2014;92:5203-5213 [Web Reference] 28 Oct
Caprine. Donnelly KS et al. Surgical correction of congenital entropion in related Boer goat kids using a combination Hotz-Celsus and lateral eyelid wedge resection procedure. Veterinary Ophthalmology 2014;17:443–447 [Web Reference] 27 Oct
Equine. Hedenström UO, Wattle OS. Significance of ossificated ungular cartilages regarding the performance of cold-blooded trotters. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014;56:74 [Web Reference] 26 Oct
Avian. Paudel S et al. Pathogenesis of Gallibacterium anatis in a natural infection model fulfils Koch`s postulates: 1. Folliculitis and drop in egg production are the predominant effects in specific pathogen free layers. Avian Pathology 2014;43:443-449 [Web Reference] 25 Oct
Feline. Soukup JW, Snyder CJ. Traumatic Dentoalveolar and Maxillofacial Injuries in Cats: Overview of diagnosis and management. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 2014;16:915-927 [Web Reference] 24 Oct
Feline. Reiter AM, Soltero-Rivera MM. Applied Feline Oral Anatomy and Tooth Extraction Techniques: An illustrated guide. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 2014;16:900-913 [Web Reference] 24 Oct
Canine. Charalambous M et al. Treatment in canine epilepsy – a systematic review. BMC Veterinary Research 2014;10:257 [Web Reference] 23 Oct
Ovine. Jackson R et al. Epidemiology of vaginal prolapse in mixed-age ewes in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 2014;62:328-337 [Web Reference] 23 Oct
Bovine. Van Saun RJ ed. Dairy Nutrition. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice 2014;30:487-804 [Web Reference] 22 Oct
Equine. Gracia-Calvo LA et al. Laparoscopic Closure of the Inguinal Rings in Horses: Literature Review. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2014;34:1149–1155 [Web Reference] 22 Oct
Bovine. Werner B et al. Genotypic and phenotypic identification of environmental streptococci and association of Lactococcus lactis ssp. lactis with intramammary infections among different dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 2014;97:6964–6969 [Web Reference] 20 Oct
Bovine. Hertl JA et al. Effects of pathogen-specific clinical mastitis on probability of conception in Holstein dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 2014;97:6942–6954 [Web Reference] 20 Oct
Bovine. Haimer P, Heuwieser W. Antibiotic treatment of metritis in dairy cows: A systematic approach. Journal of Dairy Science 2014;97:6649–6661 [Web Reference] 20 Oct
Equine. Plummer CE. Equine orbital fat prolapse. Equine Veterinary Education 2014;26:574–576 [Web Reference] 18 Oct
Equine. Reinemeyer CR, Nielsen MK. Review of the biology and control of Oxyuris equi. Equine Veterinary Education 2014;26:584–591 [Web Reference] 18 Oct
Canine. Paterson TE et al. Canine generalized demodicosis treated with varying doses of a 2.5% moxidectin + 10% imidacloprid spot-on and oral ivermectin: Parasiticidal effects and long-term treatment outcomes. Veterinary Parasitology 2014;205:687–696 [Web Reference] 17 Oct
Canine. Das S et al. Patellar ligament rupture in the dog: repair methods and patient outcomes in 43 cases. Veterinary Record 2014;175:370 [Web Reference] 17 Oct
Equine. Benhajali H et al. Stereotypic behaviours and mating success in domestic mares. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 2014;153:36–42 [Web Reference] 17 Oct
Porcine. Wilberts BL et al. Cessation of clinical disease and spirochete shedding after tiamulin treatment in pigs experimentally infected with “Brachyspira hampsonii”. Research in Veterinary Science 2014;97:341–347 [Web Reference] 16 Oct
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