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. Karagiannis CI et al. Dogs with separation-related problems show a “less pessimistic” cognitive bias during treatment with fluoxetine (Reconcile™) and a behaviour modification plan. BMC Veterinary Research 2015;11:80 [Web Reference] 30 Mar
Avian. Stratmann A et al. Soft Perches in an Aviary System Reduce Incidence of Keel Bone Damage in Laying Hens. PLoS ONE 2015;10:e0122568 [Web Reference] 30 Mar
Canine. Urkasemsin G, Olby NJ. Clinical characteristics of Scottie Cramp in 31 cases. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2015;56:276–280 [Web Reference] 29 Mar
Multiple Species. Weese JS et al. ACVIM Consensus Statement on Therapeutic Antimicrobial Use in Animals and Antimicrobial Resistance. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2015;29:487–498 [Web Reference] 28 Mar
Canine. Ware WA et al. Sudden Death Associated with QT Interval Prolongation and KCNQ1 Gene Mutation in a Family of English Springer Spaniels. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2015;29:561–568 [Web Reference] 28 Mar
Caprine. Elitok OM et al. Clinical efficacy of florfenicol on caprine pasteurellosis. Small Ruminant Research 2015;125:142–145 [Web Reference] 27 Mar
Porcine. Karaconji B et al. Effect of an anti-gonadotropin-releasing factor vaccine on sexual and aggressive behaviour in male pigs during the finishing period under Australian field conditions. Australian Veterinary Journal 2015;93:121–123 [Web Reference] 27 Mar
Bovine. Forbes AB et al. Efficacy of treatment of cattle for liver fluke at housing: influence of differences in flukicidal activity against juvenile Fasciola hepatica. Veterinary Record 2015;176:333 [Web Reference] 27 Mar
Porcine. Yang Y et al. Fatal disease associated with Swine Hepatitis E virus and Porcine circovirus 2 co-infection in four weaned pigs in China. BMC Veterinary Research 2015;11:77 [Web Reference] 26 Mar
Canine. Alcoverro E et al. Phenobarbital-Responsive Sialadenosis in Dogs: Case Series. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine 2014;29:109-112 [Web Reference] 25 Mar
Canine. Van Lanen K, Sande A. Canine Hypoadrenocorticism: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine 2014;29:88-95 [Web Reference] 24 Mar
Feline. Yao C, Koster LS. Tritrichomonas foetus infection, a cause of chronic diarrhea in the domestic cat. Veterinary Research 2015;46:35 [Web Reference] 23 Mar
Canine. Foster A ed. Review articles by ICADA on the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis in dogs. Veterinary Dermatology 2015;26:77-e32 [Web Reference] 23 Mar
Avian. Ferguson-Noel NM, Williams SM. The efficacy of Mycoplasma gallisepticum K-strain live vaccine in broiler and layer chickens. Avian Pathology 2015;44:75-80 [Web Reference] 22 Mar
Equine. Hartman R et al. Cryptorchidectomy in equids: 604 cases (1977-2010). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2015;246:777-784 [Web Reference] 21 Mar
Bovine. Hause BM et al. Bovine Rhinitis Viruses Are Common in U.S. Cattle with Bovine Respiratory Disease. PLoS ONE 2015;10:e0121998 [Web Reference] 20 Mar
Canine. Unterer S et al. Prospective study of bacteraemia in acute haemorrhagic diarrhoea syndrome in dogs. Veterinary Record 2015;176:309 [Web Reference] 20 Mar
Bovine. Pothmann H et al. The prevalence of subclinical endometritis and intrauterine infections in repeat breeder cows. Theriogenology 2015;83:1249-1253 [Web Reference] 19 Mar
Bovine. Thomsen PT. Efficacy of copper sulfate hoof baths against digital dermatitis-Where is the evidence? Journal of Dairy Science 2015;98:2539-2544 [Web Reference] 19 Mar
New Disease, Porcine. Jung K et al. Pathogenicity of 2 porcine deltacoronavirus strains in gnotobiotic pigs. Emerg Infect Dis 2015 Apr [Web Reference] 18 Mar
Bovine. Zinicola M et al. Altered Microbiomes in Bovine Digital Dermatitis Lesions, and the Gut as a Pathogen Reservoir. PLoS ONE 2015;10:e0120504 [Web Reference] 18 Mar
Feline. Abitbol M et al. A Deletion in FOXN1 Is Associated with a Syndrome Characterized by Congenital Hypotrichosis and Short Life Expectancy in Birman Cats. PLoS ONE 2015;10:e0120668 [Web Reference] 18 Mar
Canine. Cordner AP et al. Cytologic findings and diagnostic yield in 92 dogs undergoing fine-needle aspiration of the pancreas. J Vet Diagn Invest 2015;27:236-240 [Web Reference] 17 Mar
Canine. Dokic Z et al. Patellar groove replacement in patellar luxation with severe femoro-patellar osteoarthritis. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015:124-130 [Web Reference] 17 Mar
Feline. Perry KL, Bruce M. Impact of fixation method on postoperative complication rates following surgical stabilization of diaphyseal tibial fractures in cats. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015:109-115 [Web Reference] 17 Mar
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