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. Fawcett A, Irwin P. Diagnosis and treatment of generalised tetanus in dogs. In Practice 2014;36:482-493 [Web Reference] 23 Nov
Canine. Albanese F et al. Deslorelin for the treatment of hair cycle arrest in intact male dogs. Veterinary Dermatology 2014;25:519-e88 [Web Reference] 22 Nov
Canine. Gadeyne C et al. Efficacy of oclacitinib (Apoquel) compared with prednisolone for the control of pruritus and clinical signs associated with allergic dermatitis in client-owned dogs in Australia. Veterinary Dermatology 2014;25:512-e86 [Web Reference] 22 Nov
New Disease, Porcine. Chung HC et al. Gouleako and Herbert viruses in pigs, Republic of Korea, 2013. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 Dec [Web Reference] 21 Nov
Bovine. Pin D et al. Mycobacterium species related to M. leprae and M. lepromatosis from cows with bovine nodular thelitis. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 Dec [Web Reference] 21 Nov
Feline. Su S et al. Equine influenza A(H3N8) virus infection in cats. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 Dec [Web Reference] 21 Nov
Canine. Tuohy JL et al. Outcome following curative-intent surgery for oral melanoma in dogs: 70 cases (1998-2011). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2014;245:1266-1273 [Web Reference] 20 Nov
Canine, Feline. Runge JJ et al. Single-port laparoscopic cryptorchidectomy in dogs and cats: 25 cases (2009-2014). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2014;245:1258-1265 [Web Reference] 20 Nov
Canine. Naiman JH et al. Laparoscopic treatment of ovarian remnant syndrome in dogs and cats: 7 cases (2010-2013). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2014;245:1251-1257 [Web Reference]
Canine. Spaull RFV, Friend EJ. Laryngeal collapse as a primary disease in English Bull Terriers. Veterinary Record 2014;175:510 [Web Reference] 20 Nov
Equine. Schoster A et al. Probiotic Use in Horses - What is the Evidence for Their Clinical Efficacy? Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2014;28:1640-1652 [Web Reference] 19 Nov
Canine. Clerfond P et al. Unilateral or single-session bilateral surgery for correction of medial patellar luxation in small dogs: short and long-term outcomes. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014:484-490 [Web Reference] 19 Nov
Bovine. Kasimanickam R et al. Calm Temperament Improves Reproductive Performance of Beef Cows. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 2014;49:1063-1067 [Web Reference] 18 Nov
Equine. Wolff C et al. Spatial and temporal distribution of incidence of acquired equine polyneuropathy in Norway and Sweden, 1995-2012. BMC Veterinary Research 2014;10:265 [Web Reference] 18 Nov
Feline. Zampieri S et al. Characterization of a Spontaneous Novel Mutation in the NPC2 Gene in a Cat Affected by Niemann Pick Type C Disease. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e112503 [Web Reference] 17 Nov
Caprine, Ovine, Zoonosis. O`Neill TJ et al. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Phase I Inactivated Vaccines to Reduce Shedding of Coxiella burnetii From Sheep and Goats From Routes of Public Health Importance. Zoonoses and Public Health 2014;61:519-533 [Web Reference] 17 Nov
Caprine. Chowdhury EH et al. Natural peste des petits ruminants virus infection in Black Bengal goats: virological, pathological and immunohistochemical investigation. BMC Veterinary Research 2014;10:263 [Web Reference] 16 Nov
Canine. Licitra BN et al. Genotypic Characterization of Canine Coronaviruses Associated with Fatal Canine Neonatal Enteritis in the United States. J Clin Microbiol 2014;52:4230-4238 [Web Reference] 15 Nov
Canine. Schrauwen I et al. Identification of Novel Genetic Risk Loci in Maltese Dogs with Necrotizing Meningoencephalitis and Evidence of a Shared Genetic Risk across Toy Dog Breeds. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e112755 [Web Reference] 14 Nov
Equine. Rawlinson J, Carmalt JL. Extraction techniques for equine incisor and canine teeth. Equine Veterinary Education 2014;26:657-671 [Web Reference] 14 Nov
Equine. Ivester KM, Couetil LL. Management of chronic airway inflammation in the horse: A systematic review. Equine Veterinary Education 2014;26:647-656 [Web Reference] 14 Nov
Equine. Sanz MG et al. Administration of commercial Rhodococcus equi specific hyperimmune plasma results in variable amounts of IgG against pathogenic bacteria in foals. Veterinary Record 2014;175:485 [Web Reference] 13 Nov
Canine, Feline. Willis-Mahn et al. ELISA Testing for Soy Antigens in Dry Dog Foods Used in Dietary Elimination Trials. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 2014;50:383-389 [Web Reference] 10 Nov
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