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.

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
Equine. Freeman DE et al. Long-term survival in horses with strangulating obstruction of the small intestine managed without resection. Equine Veterinary Journal 2014;46:711–717 [Web Reference] 15 Oct
Equine. Ahern BJ et al. Enostosis-like lesions in equids: 79 cases (1997–2009). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2014;245:1042-1047 [Web Reference] 15 Oct
Canine. Fracassi F et al. Spontaneous acromegaly: A retrospective case control study in German shepherd dogs. The Veterinary Journal 2014;202:69–75 [Web Reference] 13 Oct
Ovine. Besser TE et al. Epizootic Pneumonia of Bighorn Sheep following Experimental Exposure to Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e110039 [Web Reference] 13 Oct
Equine. Carmalt JL et al. Racing performance of Swedish Standardbred trotting horses with proximal palmar/plantar first phalangeal (Birkeland) fragments compared to fragment free controls. The Veterinary Journal 2014;202:43–47 [Web Reference] 12 Oct
Bovine, Ovine, Caprine. Afonso A, Conraths FJ eds. Schmallenberg Virus: Epidemiology of an Emerging Disease. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 2014;116:337-434 [Web Reference] 11 Oct
Canine. Ziener ML, Nodtved A. A treatment study of canine symmetrical onychomadesis (symmetrical lupoid onychodystrophy) comparing fish oil and cyclosporine supplementation in addition to a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014;56:66 [Web Reference] 10 Oct
Canine, Feline. Edwards TH et al. Outcome of positive-pressure ventilation in dogs and cats with congestive heart failure: 16 cases (1992-2012). Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 24: 586-593 [Web Reference] 10 Oct
Equine. Dembek KA et al. Development of a Likelihood of Survival Scoring System for Hospitalized Equine Neonates Using Generalized Boosted Regression Modeling. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e109212 [Web Reference] 9 Oct
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