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  1. A syndrome of acute non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema associated with hunting is prevalent in the drever breed, but etiology of this syndrome is currently unknown. Alveolar surfactant has a critical role in prev...

    Authors: Sanna Johanna Viitanen, Sabrine Moya Gehani, Anni Maria Tilamaa, Minna Marjaana Rajamäki and Ruud Anthonius Wilhelmus Veldhuizen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:24
  2. Gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) have a major impact on sheep production, health, and welfare worldwide. Norway is no exception, but there are only a few studies on the prevalence of GINs in Norwegian sheep. ...

    Authors: Maiken Gravdal, Ian David Woolsey, Lucy Jane Robertson, Johan Höglund, Christophe Chartier and Snorre Stuen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:22
  3. Consumers, the industry, and many farmers have shown increased interest in alternative management systems that allow for cow-calf contact (CCC) and this topic has become an important focus of research for a su...

    Authors: Johanne Sørby, Ingrid Hunter Holmøy, Ane Nødtvedt, Sabine Ferneborg and Julie Føske Johnsen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:21
  4. Bacteriophage-encoded endolysins, peptidoglycan hydrolases breaking down the Gram-positive bacterial cell wall, represent a groundbreaking class of novel antimicrobials to revolutionize the veterinary medicine...

    Authors: Niels Vander Elst
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:20
  5. The aim of the study was to characterise and determine the prevalence of band-shaped tail lesions in Holstein cows. Lesions were present either as wounds or by epithelised granulation/connective tissue formati...

    Authors: Tobias Volhøj, Cecilie Kirstine Nielsen, Ditte Marie Schjermer, Natascha Schou Jensen, Benjamin Meyer Jørgensen, Søren Saxmose Nielsen and Henrik Elvang Jensen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:19
  6. Benzalkonium chloride (BAC) is a quaternary ammonium compound (QAC), that can be found in a wide variety of household products–from disinfectants to medicaments and home fragrances–but also professional produc...

    Authors: Silva Rubini, Roberto Rubini, Silvia Bertocchi, Silvia Zordan, Alice Magri, Filippo Barsi, Maria Sampieri, Carlo Alessandro Locatelli, Erika Baldini, Stefano Manfredini and Silvia Vertuani
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:18
  7. Exotic and ornamental fish are highly popular companion animals resulting in a significant transcontinental trade of fish, invertebrates and aquatic plants. A major issue is the diseases associated with these ...

    Authors: Kurt Buchmann and Per Walter Kania
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:15
  8. Dogs, as well as a wide variety of other warm-blooded animals, act as intermediate host of Toxoplasma gondii. In dogs, most cases of toxoplasmosis are subclinical, although clinical disease has been sporadically ...

    Authors: Filippo Maria Dini, Laura Stancampiano, Giovanni Poglayen and Roberta Galuppi
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:14
  9. Piglets are born with limited stores of iron, and with an increasing number of live-born piglets, there may be a risk that the sows cannot provide enough iron to their offspring. The iron content in soil may n...

    Authors: Johanna Fjelkner, Axel Sannö and Ulf Emanuelson
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:13
  10. Professor Gerhard Sand (1861–1921) was the first professor of veterinary obstetrics at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen, Denmark. He began teaching the theory and practice of obstet...

    Authors: Jørgen Steen Agerholm, Mette Christoffersen, Jan Boysen-Møller Secher, Annika Normann and Hanne Gervi Pedersen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:12

    The Correction to this article has been published in Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:16

  11. The white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is close to extinction, listed as “Near Threatened”, with a decreasing population on the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for Conservation of Na...

    Authors: László Zoltán Reinitz, Claudia Cerny, Endre Papp, Alexandra Biácsi, Daniel Fajtai and Örs Petneházy
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:10
  12. Monitoring disease among wildlife is critical to preserving health in both domestic animals and wildlife, and it becomes much more critical when the diseases cause significant economic damage to the livestock ...

    Authors: Gianmarco Ferrara, Nadia Piscopo, Ugo Pagnini, Luigi Esposito and Serena Montagnaro
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:9
  13. Authors: Basma Mohamed Bawish, Mohamed Farahat Selem Zahran, Elshaimaa Ismael, Shaimaa Kamel, Yasmine H. Ahmed, Dalia Hamza, Taha Attia and Khaled Nasr Eldin Fahmy
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:8

    The original article was published in Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:44

  14. Nonpigmented malignant spindle cell tumours of the membrana nictitans are rare in dogs. In twenty-three years only three cases have been diagnosed in Scandinavia. This study describes the three cases of malign...

    Authors: Kristine Bundgaard Kjellingbro, Carolina Naranjo Freixa, Lauge Hjorth Mikkelsen and Steffen Heegaard
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:7
  15. Syringomyelia (SM) is a prevalent inherited developmental condition in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels (CKCSs) with Chiari-like malformation (CM), accompanied by a variety of clinical manifestations, including ...

    Authors: Tenna Remler Pedersen, Maiken Bayer Thode Bach, Camilla Løkke Stougaard, Hanne Gredal, Clare Rusbridge, Nanna Brix Finnerup and Mette Berendt
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:5
  16. Diet and endogenous vitamin D synthesis are possible sources of vitamin D in wild rabbits. Higher 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations have been reported in rabbits after artificial UVB light exposure ...

    Authors: Johanna Mäkitaipale, Pinja Hietanen and Thomas Grönthal
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:4
  17. Shih-Tzu dogs are frequently affected by ocular surface disorders such as corneal ulceration and dry eye disease (DED). The aim of this study was to evaluate ocular surface homeostasis in Shih-Tzu dogs that ha...

    Authors: Rebeca Costa Vitor, Jamille Bispo de Carvalho Teixeira, Katharine Costa dos Santos, Gabriela Mota Sena de Oliveira, Paula Elisa Brandão Guedes, Anaiá da Paixão Sevá, Deusdete Conceição Gomes Junior, Jéssica Fontes Veloso and Renata Santiago Alberto Carlos
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:3
  18. Tail biting (TB) is a welfare issue with economic consequences due to infections and ill-thrift. This study aimed to reduce tail injuries in a high-performing non-tail-docking pig herd.

    Authors: Per Wallgren, Magnus Johansson, Torun Wallgren, Zeljko Susic, Kerstin Sigfridson and Sven-Erik Johansson
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:2
  19. Reindeer herding in Norway is based on traditional Sámi pastoralism with the animals free ranging throughout the year. The animals move over large areas in varying terrain and often in challenging weather cond...

    Authors: Torill Mørk, Henrik Isaksen Eira, Rolf Rødven, Ingebjørg Helena Nymo, Berit Marie Blomstrand, Sandra Guttormsen, Line Olsen and Rebecca Katherine Davidson
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:1
  20. African swine fever (ASF), a viral hemorrhagic disease in domestic pigs and wild boar with up to 100% case fatality, was confirmed in Swedish wild boar in September 2023. The responsible authorities launched a...

    Authors: Elisabeth Rajala, Hedvig Gröndal and Susanna Sternberg Lewerin
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:58
  21. Few studies have been conducted on haematological reference intervals (RIs) in Icelandic horses. Reference intervals have been published for Icelandic horses in Austria and a preliminary study in Iceland compa...

    Authors: Charlotta Oddsdóttir, Hanna Kristrún Jónsdóttir and Erla Sturludóttir
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:57
  22. Halicephalobus gingivalis is a nematode with zoonotic potential which can cause fatal opportunistic infections in various mammals. The parasite has never been diagnosed in Sweden, in any species, prior to the pre...

    Authors: Karin Maria Olofsson, Norbert van de Velde, Simone Peletto, Barbara Iulini, Laura Pratley, Behzad Modabberzadeh, Emilian Małek and Giulio Grandi
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:56
  23. Optical neuronavigation systems using infrared light to create a virtual reality image of the brain allow the surgeon to track instruments in real time. Due to the high vulnerability of the brain, neurosurgica...

    Authors: Sarah Gutmann, Miriam Heiderhoff, Robert Möbius, Tanja Siegel and Thomas Flegel
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:54
  24. Toxoplasma gondii is a parasitic protozoan that can infect a wide range of warm-blooded animals, including humans. The infection with T. gondii, is of particular concern due to its potential impact on human and a...

    Authors: Arja Helena Kautto, Abbey Olsen, Camilla Wallander and Ivar Vågsholm
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:53
  25. The gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) Ostertagia ostertagi can cause severe disease in first season grazers (FSG) and impaired performance due to subclinical infections in adult cows. Diagnostic methods to assess e...

    Authors: Tonje Opsal, Ingrid Toftaker, Lucy Robertson, Ian Woolsey and Lisbeth Hektoen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:52
  26. Advanced bipolar tissue sealer/dividers provide the most reliable and efficient means of tissue dissection and blood vessel sealing in laparoscopic surgery and the techniques are continuously improved. In vete...

    Authors: Floor Driessen, Javier Deniz Marrero, Guy Cornelis Maria Grinwis and Sebastiaan Alexander van Nimwegen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:51
  27. Although Chlamydia sp. causes widespread disease outbreaks in juvenile crocodiles in Thailand, data regarding the epidemiology, and risk factors of such infections are limited. The aim of this study was to invest...

    Authors: Nae Tanpradit, Metawee Thongdee, Ladawan Sariya, Weena Paungpin, Somjit Chaiwattanarungruengpaisan, Wanna Sirimanapong, Tanit Kasantikul, Rassameepen Phonarknguen, Apichart Punchukrang, Paisin Lekcharoen and Nlin Arya
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:50
  28. A 3D printed self-locking device made of polydioxanone (PDO) was developed to facilitate a standardized ligation technique. The subcutaneous tissue reaction to the device was evaluated after implantation in te...

    Authors: Ida Sjöberg, Ellen Law, Fredrik Södersten, Odd Viking Höglund and Ove Wattle
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:48
  29. Urinary tract problems are a common complaint in small animal medicine and urolithiasis is considered to be an important cause of urinary tract disease in dogs. In this study the main aim was to investigate wh...

    Authors: Terese Vatne Naeverdal, Janne Eidissen Midtgård, Ann-Katrin Llarena and Martine Lund Ziener
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:47
  30. Meningoencephalitis of unknown origin is a common cause of severe neurological disease in dogs. The term covers a heterogeneous group of noninfectious inflammatory diseases, with immune dysregulation widely ac...

    Authors: Pernille Lindholm Heidemann, Bolette Erhald, Bodil Cathrine Koch and Hanne Gredal
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:46
  31. Rearing replacement heifers is pivotal for the dairy industry and is associated with high input costs for the preweaned calves, due to their higher susceptibility to diseases. Ensuring calf health and viabilit...

    Authors: Nina Dam Otten, Alice Puk Skarbye, Mogens Agerbo Krogh, Anne Marie Michelsen and Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:45
  32. Sodium butyrate (SB) is a short-chain fatty acid and a safe antibiotic alternative. During 35 days, this study compared the impact of coated SB (Butirex C4) and lincomycin (Lincomix) on broiler growth, gut hea...

    Authors: Basma Mohamed Bawish, Mohamed Farahat Selem Zahran, Elshaimaa Ismael, Shaimaa Kamel, Yasmine H. Ahmed, Dalia Hamza, Taha Attia and Khaled Nasr Eldin Fahmy
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:44

    The Correction to this article has been published in Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2024 66:8

  33. As calves are born without circulating immunoglobulin G (IgG) they depend on transfer of passive immunity via colostrum within the first hours of life. If calves are not sufficiently supplied with high qualita...

    Authors: Christina Hartsleben, Katharina Lichtmannsperger, Alexander Tichy, Nicole Hechenberger and Thomas Wittek
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:43
  34. Dachshunds have a high prevalence of intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) to which they are predisposed due to early intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration and calcification. Moreover, the recently found 12-FGF4 re...

    Authors: Vilma Liisa Jerosa Reunanen, Tarja Susanna Jokinen, Marjo Kristiina Hytönen, Jouni Juho Tapio Junnila and Anu Katriina Lappalainen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:42
  35. In veterinary practice, most minor procedures such as radiographs, skin biopsies, and wound treatments require sedation. The combination of butorphanol, ketamine, and dexmedetomidine is commonly used, but the ...

    Authors: Tobias Jonas Imboden, William Robert Pownall, Stéphanie Rubin, Claudia Spadavecchia, Bernhard Schöllhorn and Helene Rohrbach
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:41
  36. In recent years, the wildlife/livestock interface has attracted increased attention due to disease transmission between wild and domestic animal populations. The ongoing spread of African swine fever (ASF) in ...

    Authors: Linda Ernholm, Karl Ståhl, Aleksija Neimanis, Stefan Widgren and Susanna Sternberg-Lewerin
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:40
  37. A growing number of people in western countries keep small chicken flocks. In Sweden, respiratory disease is a common necropsy finding in chickens from such flocks. A respiratory real-time polymerase chain rea...

    Authors: Pernille Engelsen Etterlin, Arianna Comin, Helena Eriksson, Elisabeth Bagge, Tomas Jinnerot, Liv Jonare and Désirée S. Jansson
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:39
  38. Bovine uterine prolapse is a sporadic but life-threatening postpartum condition. The aims of this study were; (i) to determine which clinical findings determined the likelihood of treatment vs. culling, (ii) t...

    Authors: Adam Dunstan Martin, Per Kristian Groseth, Maien Munthe-Kaas and Ane Nødtvedt
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:38
  39. Bone overgrowth after decompressive surgery for lumbar stenosis resulting in recurrence of neurological signs has not been reported in veterinary literature. However, there are few cases described in human med...

    Authors: Francesca Tavola, Marco Ruggeri, Ines Carrera, Martí Pumarola, Pablo Menendez Alegria and Anna Tauro
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:37
  40. Campylobacter spp., especially C. jejuni, is the most common zoonotic pathogen in humans worldwide. In Nordic countries, the prevalence of C. jejuni in broilers, which is an important reservoir of human infection...

    Authors: Rauni Kivistö, Mikaela Sauvala, Maria Fredriksson-Ahomaa and Johanna Björkroth
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:36
  41. The expansion of urbanization in natural environments increases interactions between wildlife, domestic animals, and humans. In Italy, the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is one of the most common wild carnivores. This s...

    Authors: Gianmarco Ferrara, Giuseppina Brocherel, Beatrice Falorni, Roberta Gori, Ugo Pagnini and Serena Montagnaro
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:35
  42. The effects of climate change, loss of pastureland to other land usage and presence of large carnivores are the main reasons for the increase in supplementary feeding of semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer taran...

    Authors: Karin Wallin Philippot, Jerome Baron, Javier Sánchez Romano, Heidi Rautiainen, Jenny Frössling, Ingebjørg Helena Nymo, Ylva Persson, Anna Omazic and Morten Tryland
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:34

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