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.

Equine. Physick-Sheard P et al. Breed predisposition and heritability of atrial fibrillation in the Standardbred horse: A retrospective case-control study. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology 2014;16:173-184 [Web Reference] 2 Sep
Multiple Species. Leroy G. Inbreeding depression in livestock species: review and meta-analysis. Animal Genetics 2014;45:618-628 [Web Reference] 2 Sep
Feline. Clark K et al. Comparison of 3 methods of onychectomy. Can Vet J 2014;55:255-262 [Web Reference] 1 Sep
Caprine. Paterna A et al. The diagnosis of mastitis and contagious agalactia in dairy goats. Small Ruminant Research 2014;121:36-41 [Web Reference] 31 Aug
Canine, Feline. Smith AN. The Role of Neutering in Cancer Development. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice 2014;44:965-975 [Web Reference] 30 Aug
Canine. Rinz CJ et al. A COLQ Missense Mutation in Labrador Retrievers Having Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e106425 [Web Reference] 29 Aug
Bovine, Ovine. Sullivan LE et al. Presence of digital dermatitis treponemes on cattle and sheep hoof trimming equipment. Veterinary Record 2014;175:201 [Web Reference] 29 Aug
Equine. Komine M et al. Megaesophagus in Friesian Horses Associated With Muscular Hypertrophy of the Caudal Esophagus. Vet Pathol 2014;51:979-985 [Web Reference] 27 Aug
Bovine. Aziz-Boaron O et al. The protective effectiveness of an inactivated bovine ephemeral fever virus vaccine. Veterinary Microbiology 2014;173:1-8 [Web Reference] 27 Aug
Canine. Packer RMA et al. Clinical Risk Factors Associated with Anti-Epileptic Drug Responsiveness in Canine Epilepsy. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e106026 [Web Reference] 26 Aug
Feline. Reina-Doreste T et al. Case-control study of the effects of pimobendan on survival time in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2014;245:534-539 [Web Reference] 26 Aug
Canine. Greenhalgh SN et al. Long-term survival and quality of life in dogs with clinical signs associated with a congenital portosystemic shunt after surgical or medical treatment. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2014;245:527-533 [Web Reference] 26 Aug
Canine. Larsen JA et al. Nutritional management of idiopathic epilepsy in dogs. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2014;245:504-508 [Web Reference] 26 Aug
Equine. Annand E, Reid P. Clinical review of two fatal equine cases of infection with the insectivorous bat strain of Australian bat lyssavirus. Australian Veterinary Journal 2014;92:324-33 [Web Reference] 25 Aug
Avian. Orosz SE. Clinical Avian Nutrition. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2014;17:397-413 [Web Reference] 25 Aug
Equine. Taintor J. Haemangiosarcoma in the horse. Equine Veterinary Education 2014;26:499-503 [Web Reference] 24 Aug
Canine. Creighton KJ et al. Evaluation of two point-of-care ethylene glycol tests for dogs. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2014;24:398-402 [Web Reference] 23 Aug
Bovine. Lima FS et al. Efficacy of ampicillin trihydrate or ceftiofur hydrochloride for treatment of metritis and subsequent fertility in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 2014;97:5401-5414 [Web Reference] 22 Aug
Feline. Agnew W, Korman R. Pharmacological appetite stimulation: Rational choices in the inappetent cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 2014;16:749-756 [Web Reference] 21 Aug
Canine. Nijsse R et al. Coprophagy in dogs interferes in the diagnosis of parasitic infections by faecal examination. Veterinary Parasitology 2014;204:304-309 [Web Reference] 21 Aug
New Disease, Porcine. Wang L et al. Porcine coronavirus HKU15 detected in 9 US States, 2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 Sep [Web Reference] 20 Aug
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