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  1. Content type: Case Report

    A 20-year-old gelding presented with a history of acute respiratory distress which began immediately after administration of a mineral oil and water mix, via nasogastric intubation, for treatment of suspected ...

    Authors: Lucy Metcalfe, Carolyn Cummins, Eva Maischberger and Lisa Katz

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2010 63:303

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  2. Content type: Case Report

    An 11-year-old mare presented 36 hours after foaling with a ruptured bladder. Uroperitoneum was diagnosed on ultrasound and from the creatinine concentration of the peritoneal fluid. Bladder endoscopy demonstr...

    Authors: JO Stephen, MS Harty, AR Hollis, JM Yeomans and KTT Corley

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:734

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  3. Content type: Research

    A simple random survey was conducted in Ireland during 2005 to estimate the ELISA-prevalence of paratuberculosis, commonly called Johne's disease (JD), in the cattle population. Serum samples were collected fr...

    Authors: M Good, T Clegg, H Sheridan, D Yearsely, T O'Brien, J Egan and P Mullowney

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:597

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  4. Content type: Research

    A study was carried out to investigate the effect of six pre-milking teat preparation procedures on lowering the staphylococal, streptococcal and coliform microbial count on teat skin prior to cluster applicat...

    Authors: D Gleeson, B O'Brien, J Flynn, E O'Callaghan and F Galli

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:461

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  5. Content type: Research

    Clinical isolates (n = 63) of Pseudomonas aeruginosa obtained from various sites in 63 horses were compared using ERIC2 RAPD PCR to determine their genetic relatedness. Resulting banding patterns (n = 24 genotype...

    Authors: A Tazumi, Y Maeda, T Buckley, BC Millar, CE Goldsmith, JSG Dooley, JS Elborn, M Matsuda and JE Moore

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:456

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  6. Content type: Research

    The demography of bovine infections caused by Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) in Ireland is poorly defined. The objective of this study was to describe the demographics of cattle positive to...

    Authors: EKB Richardson, JF Mee, C Sánchez-Miguel, J Crilly and SJ More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:398

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  7. Content type: Case Report

    Bovine tuberculosis is an ongoing problem in Ireland, and herd incidence has remained at approximately 5% for some years. Spillover of infection from cattle to people remains an ever-present possibility, given...

    Authors: P Doran, J Carson, E Costello and SJ More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:390

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  8. Content type: Research

    The establishment of a single validated endoscopic laryngeal grading system for assessing recurrent laryngeal neuropathy (RLN) is desirable to facilitate direct comparisons between the findings of different cl...

    Authors: N Collins, E Milne, C Hahn and P Dixon

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:334

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  9. Content type: Review

    The global dairy industry, the predominant pathogens causing mastitis, our understanding of mastitis pathogens and the host response to intramammary infection are changing rapidly. This paper aims to discuss c...

    Authors: RN Zadoks and JL Fitzpatrick

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S59

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 62 Supplement 4

  10. Content type: Research

    The relationship between bulk tank somatic cell count (SCC) and farm management and infrastructure was examined using data from 398 randomly selected, yet representative, Irish dairy farms where the basal diet...

    Authors: PT Kelly, K O'Sullivan, DP Berry, SJ More, WJ Meaney, EJ O'Callaghan and B O'Brien

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S45

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 62 Supplement 4

  11. Content type: Review

    Treatment of mastitis should be based on bacteriological diagnosis and take national and international guidelines on prudent use of antimicrobials into account. In acute mastitis, where bacteriological diagnos...

    Authors: S Pyörälä

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S40

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 62 Supplement 4

  12. Content type: Review

    In this paper a review is given of frequently used mastitis diagnostic methods in modern dairy practice. Methods used at the quarter, cow, herd and regional or national level are discussed, including their usa...

    Authors: TJGM Lam, RGM Olde Riekerink, OC Sampimon and H Smith

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S34

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 62 Supplement 4

  13. Content type: Review

    This paper describes the methods and results of the Norwegian Mastitis Control Program implemented in 1982. The program has formed an integral part of the Norwegian Cattle Health Services (NCHS) since 1995. Th...

    Authors: O Østerås and L Sølverød

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S26

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 62 Supplement 4

  14. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of paratuberculosis sero-status on milk yield, fat, protein, somatic cell count and calving interval in Irish dairy herds. Serum from all animals over ...

    Authors: K Hoogendam, E Richardson and JF Mee

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):265

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 62 Supplement 4

  15. Content type: Review

    Against the background of prevailing udder health problems on dairy farms, this paper discusses a new approach to mastitis control. Current udder health control programmes, such as the 'five-point plan', are h...

    Authors: JPTM Noordhuizen and J Cannas da Silva

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S21

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 62 Supplement 4

  16. Content type: Review

    In 1998, Countdown Downunder, Australia's national mastitis and cell count control programme, was created. With funding from the country's leading dairy organisation, Dairy Australia, this programme was origin...

    Authors: PB Brightling, RD Dyson, AF Hope and J Penry

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S52

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 62 Supplement 4

  17. Content type: Research

    Since 1998, there has been a steady decline in herd restrictions and de-populations in Ireland due to bovine brucellosis. There is concern that the interpretation of laboratory results may become increasingly ...

    Authors: M Hayes, S Ashe, DM Collins, S Power, K Kenny, M Sheahan, G O'Hagan and SJ More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:182

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  18. Content type: Research

    This study used techniques in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to explore the spatial patterns of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the whole island of Ireland over an 11-year period. This is the first time th...

    Authors: G McGrath, D Abernethy, L Stringer and SJ More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:192

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  19. Content type: Case Report

    This report describes a four-day-old, full-term Connemara colt, presented for the evaluation of a progressive inability to rise unassisted. A diagnosis of nutritional muscular dystrophy was made based on muscu...

    Authors: LM Katz, S O'Dwyer and PJ Pollock

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:119

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  20. Content type: Research

    An understanding of livestock movement is critical to effective disease prevention, control and prediction. However, livestock movement in Ireland has not yet been quantified. This study has sought to define t...

    Authors: S Ashe, SJ More, J O'Keeffe, P White, G McGrath and I Aznar

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:44

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  21. Content type: Research

    Research has shown that total bacterial count (TBC), which is the bacterial growth per ml of milk over a fixed period of time, can be decreased by good hygiene and farm management practices. The objective of t...

    Authors: PT Kelly, K O'Sullivan, DP Berry, SJ More, WJ Meaney, EJ O'Callaghan and B O'Brien

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62:36

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  22. Content type: Research

    Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR), caused by bovine herpes virus 1 (BoHV-1), may result in various clinical consequences, including severe respiratory disease and conjunctivitis, venereal disease and red...

    Authors: L O'Grady, R O'Neill, DM Collins, TA Clegg and SJ More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:809

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  23. Content type: Research

    A questionnaire-based survey on veterinary herd health and production management services was conducted on 194 specialist dairy veterinarians and 466 dairy farmers. The farmers were randomly selected from grea...

    Authors: J.J. Lievaart, J.P.T.M. Noordhuizen, D. Buckley and S.C.L. Van Winden

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:668

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  24. Content type: Research

    Research on domestic violence has established a substantial association between intimate partner abuse and the abuse of children within the home. It is only recently however, that researchers have demonstrated...

    Authors: B. Gallagher, M. Allen and B. Jones

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:658

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  25. Content type: Research

    Driven by consumer demands, European legislation has suggested the use of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) as the quality risk management programme for the whole dairy chain. Until now, an except...

    Authors: J.S.C. Boersema, J.P.T.M. Noordhuizen, A. Vieira, J.J. Lievaart and W. Baumgartner

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:594

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  26. Content type: Case Report

    Tuberculosis (TB), due to infection with Mycobacterium bovis was diagnosed in a flock of alpaca in Ireland in 2004. An epidemiological investigation was conducted to identify the risk of TB for farmed alpaca wher...

    Authors: DJ Connolly, PJ Dwyer, J Fagan, M Hayes, EG Ryan, E Costello, A Kilroy and SJ More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:533

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  27. Content type: Case Report

    This case report describes tuberculosis (TB) due to infection with Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) in alpaca (Lama pacos) on a farm in Ireland. Two severely debilitated alpaca were presented to the University Vete...

    Authors: E.G. Ryan, P.J. Dwyer, D.J. Connolly, J. Fagan, E. Costello and S.J. More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:527

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  28. Content type: Research

    Since 1994, Irish cattle have been exposed to greater risks of acquiring Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) infection as a consequence of the importation of over 70,000 animals from continen...

    Authors: W Cashman, J Buckley, T Quigley, S Fanning, S More, J Egan, D Berry, I Grant and K O'Farrell

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:464

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  29. Content type: Case Report

    Congenital sliding, oesophageal or type I hiatal hernia was diagnosed in a five-month-old pug puppy presented for evaluation of dyspnoea post feeding. The diagnosis was confirmed using plain film radiography. ...

    Authors: B. Keeley, A. Puggioni and K. Pratschke

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:389

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  30. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of trans-scrotal ultrasonography and testicular fine needle aspiration cytology in assessing bulls for breeding suitability. These two techniques were also ...

    Authors: A. Chapwanya, J. Callanan, H. Larkin, L. Keenan and L. Vaughan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:315

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  31. Content type: Review

    Ascending placentitis is a condition that occurs late in pregnancy when bacteria enter the sterile uterus from the lower reproductive tract. It leads to abortion or the birth of premature and weakened foals. E...

    Authors: C. Cummins, S. Carrington, E. Fitzpatrick and V. Duggan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:307

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  32. Content type: Review

    The deposition of semen, bacteria and debris in the uterus of the mare after breeding normally induces a self-limiting endometritis. The resultant fluid and inflammatory products are cleared by 48 hours post c...

    Authors: E. Maischberger, J.A. Irwin, S.D. Carrington and V.E. Duggan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:163

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  33. Content type: Case Report

    A seven-year-old male Jack Russell terrier was presented with a history of coughing, generalised weakness and lethargy 10 days after an abdominal coeliotomy to repair a large diaphragmatic rupture. Thoracic ra...

    Authors: E. Terzo, J. Pink, A. Puggioni, R. Shiel, V. Andreoni and H McAllister

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2008 61:170

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