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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. In veterinary clinical practice, orchiectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures for cats and is performed mainly in young animals. The purpose of this study was to compare three different epidural (...

    Authors: Cecilia Vullo, Annastella Falcone, Gabriele Marino, Salvatore Monti, Adolfo Maria Tambella, Antonello Bufalari and Giuseppe Catone
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:33
  20. Dermatophytosis (ringworm) caused by members of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex is rarely diagnosed in pigs but has been recognized as an increasingly common infection in humans. Further, resistance to an...

    Authors: Kaisa Ryytty Sylvén, Ann-Louise Bergefur, Magdalena Jacobson, Per Wallgren and Lena Eliasson Selling
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:32
  21. Sudden and unexpected spoilage of moose (Alces alces) carcasses has incidentally been reported in northern Norway. Hunters describe a strong foul odour and greenish discolouration of moose carcasses, hence the ni...

    Authors: Terje Domaas Josefsen, Torill Mørk and Anders Aarthun Ims
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:31
  22. Post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD) is a multifactorial condition and the most well documented infectious cause is enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. The objective of the study was to investigate possible associations be...

    Authors: Sophie Amalie Blirup-Plum, Henrik Elvang Jensen, Søren Saxmose Nielsen, Karen Pankoke, Mette Sif Hansen, Ken Steen Pedersen, Esben Østergaard Eriksen, Jens Peter Nielsen, John Elmerdahl Olsen, Egle Kudirkiene, Lars Erik Larsen, Nicole Bakkegård Goecke and Kristiane Barington
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:30
  23. Transition of dairy cows from a tied to a loose housing system may affect their behaviour, health and production. Such housing system changes have become more frequent in Estonia but knowledge is lacking on ho...

    Authors: Anne Pavlenko, Tanel Kaart, Lena Lidfors, David Richard Arney and Andres Aland
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:29
  24. Vibriosis is a bacterial disease in fish caused by the Gram negative bacterium Vibrio anguillarum with severe impact on rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) farming. Sustainable control methods should be developed...

    Authors: Asma Mohammad Karami, Moonika Haahr Marana, Heidi Mathiessen, Inger Dalsgaard, Torben Fejer Nielsen, Per Walter Kania and Kurt Buchmann
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:28
  25. Transporting pregnant cattle that have passed 90% or more of the expected gestation period (G90 threshold) is prohibited within the European Union. Therefore, there is a need to determine whether this threshol...

    Authors: Jørgen Steen Agerholm, Maria Dahl, Mette Herskin and Søren Saxmose Nielsen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:27
  26. Veterinary telemedicine has only been adopted to some degree. One aspect that needs to be evaluated is clinical examinations using video. The objective of this study was to evaluate agreement between a traditi...

    Authors: Julie Melsted Birch and Ken Steen Pedersen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:26
  27. Cryptosporidiosis has increased in recent years in Finland. We aimed to identify risk factors for human cryptosporidiosis and to determine the significance of Cryptosporidium parvum as a causative agent. Based on...

    Authors: Tuulia Enbom, Kristiina Suominen, Sirpa Laitinen, Jukka Ollgren, Tiina Autio and Ruska Rimhanen-Finne
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:25
  28. Fasciolosis is a parasitic infection caused by the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica that can have a major economic impact on livestock industry. The prevalence of the disease has recently been increasing in many Nor...

    Authors: Heini Gröning, Antti Oksanen, Teresa Skrzypczak and Tiina Autio
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:24
  29. Laminitis is a systemic condition resulting in debilitating pain and structural changes within the feet, and hence has major welfare implications. Causes include endocrine and systemic inflammatory conditions....

    Authors: Sigrid Lykkjen, Linda Koldal Stenbakk and Ingrid Hunter Holmøy
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:22
  30. Pre-emptive local analgesia with the use of lidocaine is practised increasingly in veterinary medicine as part of applied multimodal analgesia, despite its controversial impact on wound healing. The purpose of...

    Authors: Erica Anna Gumpert Herlofson, Francesca Tavola, Karolina Siri Engdahl and Annika Filippa Bergström
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:21
  31. The timing of artificial insemination is critical to achieve acceptable results in cattle production systems. Over the past 60 years the length and expression of oestrus in dairy cattle has altered. Recent stu...

    Authors: Caroline Sorknes Haadem, Ingrid Hunter Holmøy, Ane Nødtvedt and Adam Dunstan Martin
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:20
  32. Identification of aetiological agents of mastitis in dairy cattle is important for herd management of udder health. In Norway, results from mastitis diagnostics are systematically recorded in a central databas...

    Authors: Marit Smistad, Haakon Christopher Bakka, Liv Sølverød, Hannah Joan Jørgensen and Cecilia Wolff
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:19
  33. Meat inspection data is commonly used to monitor health and welfare in commercial broiler production; however, less used in layers. Slaughterhouse records can provide insight into animal and herd health and id...

    Authors: Páll Gretarsson, Käthe Kittelsen, Randi Oppermann Moe and Ingrid Toftaker
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:18
  34. Modulating the microbiota is an emerging way to improve pig health. In-vitro bioreactor systems can be used to reproduce intestinal microbiota to study modulating avenues. In this study, a continuous feeding syst...

    Authors: Mathieu Bellerose, Philippe Fravalo, Isabelle Mainville, Yves Arcand and Alexandre Thibodeau
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:17
  35. Streptococcus canis is a beta-haemolytic, Gram-positive cocci commonly identified on the canine ocular surface under both healthy and diseased conditions. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalenc...

    Authors: Allyssa Cloet, Arthur Nery da Silva, Fernanda Luiza Facioli, Shayna Levitt, Lynne Sheila Sandmeyer, Matheus de Oliveira Costa and Marina Laetitia Leis
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:16
  36. Official meat inspections at small-scale slaughterhouses and game-handling establishments in geographically remote areas place a heavy burden on the meat-producing food business operators. By performing meat i...

    Authors: Viktor Almqvist, Charlotte Berg, Arja Helena Kautto and Jan Hultgren
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:15
  37. Acute canine polyradiculoneuritis is one of the most common polyneuropathies occurring in dogs. The disease is very similar to the Guillain–Barré syndrome in humans. In veterinary medicine, there is no establi...

    Authors: Adriana Czerwik, Tereza Jarešová, Agnieszka Olszewska, Daniela Farke, Martin Jürgen Schmidt and Hendrik Lehmann
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:14
  38. Zoonotic livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) is widely spread in pig herds in many countries. However, the knowledge regarding the survival of LA-MRSA in the pig farm enviro...

    Authors: Krista Tuominen, Sara Frosth, Karl Pedersen, Thomas Rosendal and Susanna Sternberg Lewerin
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:13
  39. Mammary gland tumours are the most frequent tumours in intact female dogs and surgery remains the main treatment modality. Surgery is traditionally performed according to the lymphatic drainage of the mammary ...

    Authors: Maria Bennet Hörnfeldt and Jacob Kvesel Mortensen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:12
  40. Pyometra is commonly seen in intact bitches and is usually treated by ovariohysterectomy. Few studies have reported the frequency of postoperative complications, particularly beyond the immediate postoperative...

    Authors: Outi Marita Turkki, Kristina Westberg Sunesson, Erik den Hertog and Katarina Varjonen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:11
  41. Endotracheal intubation in rabbits is challenging and supraglottic airway devices, such as laryngeal masks (LMA), represent an alternative as they are easy to insert, and do not stimulate the larynx requiring ...

    Authors: Luca Bellini, Magdalena Schrank, Irene Alessandra Veladiano, Barbara Contiero and Antonio Mollo
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:10
  42. The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was first identified in China by the end of 2019 and was responsible for a pandemic in the human population that resulted in millions of deaths ...

    Authors: Edyta Kaczorek-Łukowska, Kerstin Wernike, Martin Beer, Alicja Blank, Joanna Małaczewska, Mirosława Blank, Anna Jałonicka and Andrzej Krzysztof Siwicki
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:9
  43. Reindeer herding and husbandry is a traditional and important livelihood in Fennoscandia, and about 200,000 semi-domesticated reindeer are herded in Finland. Climatic changes, leading to ice-locked winter past...

    Authors: Morten Tryland, Cristina Wetzel Cunha, Boris Fuchs, Eva Marie Breines, Hong Li, Pikka Jokelainen and Sauli Laaksonen
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:8
  44. Protothecosis is a rare infectious disease caused by unicellular, achlorophyllous, microalgae of the genus Prototheca, ubiquitously distributed in nature. The algae are emerging pathogens, whose incidence is incr...

    Authors: Vanessa Cunningham Gmyterco, Tomasz Jagielski, Gustavo Baldasso, Louise Helene Bacher, Márcio Garcia Ribeiro and Marconi Rodrigues de Farias
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:7

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  45. The intracellular bacteria Anaplasma spp. and Coxiella burnetii and the tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) are tick-transmitted pathogens circulating in the southern German sheep population. Knowledge of intera...

    Authors: Benjamin Ulrich Bauer, Martin Runge, Melanie Schneider, Laura Könenkamp, Imke Steffen, Wiebke Rubel, Martin Ganter and Clara Schoneberg
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:6
  46. Streptococcal infections are one of the main causes of fish disease. During the last decade, Streptococcus iniae has become one of the most important aquatic pathogens worldwide, causing high losses in marine and...

    Authors: Teresa Pirollo, Alberto Perolo, Simone Mantegari, Ilaria Barbieri, Federico Scali, Giovanni Loris Alborali and Cristian Salogni
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:5
  47. The emergence of multidrug resistance among enterococci makes effective treatment of enterococcal infections more challenging. Giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) are vulnerable to oral trauma and lesions as th...

    Authors: Hai-Feng Liu, Xiao-Yao Huang, Zhe-Meng Li, Zi-Yao Zhou, Zhi-Jun Zhong and Guang-Neng Peng
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:4
  48. Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is a common diagnosis and well-investigated pathological condition in French Bulldogs with neurological deficiencies. However there is currently only one recently published r...

    Authors: Dominique Leu, Beatriz Vidondo, Veronika Stein and Franck Forterre
    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2023 65:3

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