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  1. 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

    Content type: Review

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

  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Review

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  17. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. 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

    Content type: Review

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  19. A study was carried out to investigate the effect of restricting silage feeding on time of calving and calving performance in Holstein-Friesian cows. In the treatment group (n = 1,248 cows, 12 herds) silage fe...

    Authors: David E. Gleeson, Bernadette O'Brien and John F. Mee

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:667

    Content type: Research

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  20. In this study, the clinical findings and results of haematological and biochemical analyses of 26 cattle with botulism were evaluated. The most important clinical signs in the affected cattle included: decreas...

    Authors: S Senturk and H Cihan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:481

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. Many factors influence litter size. These include genetics, gilt management, lactation length, parity distribution, disease, stress and boar fertility. In the past 20 years, litter size in Irish sows has incre...

    Authors: Peadar G Lawlor and P Brendan Lynch

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:359

    Content type: Review

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  22. Respiratory infections, recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage (EIPH) are major causes of poor performance in horses. Fungi and mycotoxins are now recognised as a major c...

    Authors: Thomas Buckley, Alan Creighton and Ursula Fogarty

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:231

    Content type: Research

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  23. A nine-year-old male entire Labrador was diagnosed with pituitary dependent hyperadrenocorticism. Following seven months of successful mitotane therapy, the dog presented with marked weight gain, seborrhoea an...

    Authors: Robert E Shiel, Els Acke, Antonella Puggioni, Joseph P Cassidy and Carmel T Mooney

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:88

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. This paper reports on an unusual case of pleural epitheloid mesothelioma in a nine-month-old male, mixed breed dog. The dog was presented in-extremis and, on post mortem examination, multiple, exophytic, frequent...

    Authors: Sevil Atalay Vural, Zafer Ozyildiz and Sule Yurdagul Ozsoy

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:30

    Content type: Case Report

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  25. A descriptive analysis, to investigate the potential risk factors that might have contributed to the increased incidence of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) herd-breakdowns in the reference area of Co. Donegal during...

    Authors: Francisco Olea-Popelka, Dermot Butler, Des Lavin, Guy McGrath, James O'Keeffe, David Kelton, Olaf Berke, Simon More and Wayne Martin

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:683

    Content type: Case Report

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  26. An eight-year-old, male neutered, crossbred dog was presented for investigation of a lingual mass of four months duration. Oral examination revealed a 7 cm × 5 cm soft, fluctuant mass at the caudal aspect of t...

    Authors: Laura J. Owen, James M. Grierson, Janet C. Patterson-Kane and Stephen J. Baines

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:622

    Content type: Case Report

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  27. Risk management of paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) in a dairy herd requires an assessment of the likelihood of paratuberculosis occurring in the herd, the economic impact of paratuberculosis on the herd and...

    Authors: Maarten F Weber

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:555

    Content type: Review

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  28. Cryptosporidiosis, a protozoal disease which causes significant morbidity in humans, is one of the chief causes of diarrhoea in neonatal ruminants. although the parasite poses a significant threat to public he...

    Authors: Annetta Zintl, Grace Mulcahy, Theo de Waal, Valerie de Waele, Catherine Byrne, Marguerite Clyne, Nicholas Holden and Seamus Fanning

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:495

    Content type: Review

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  29. Cryptosporidiosis, a protozoal disease which causes significant morbidity in humans, is one of the chief causes of diarrhoea in neonatal ruminants. Although the parasite poses a significant threat to public he...

    Authors: Annetta Zintl, Grace Mulcahy, Theo de Waal, Valerie de Waele, Catherine Byrne, Marguerite Clyne, Nicholas Holden and Seamus Fanning

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:442

    Content type: Review

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  30. This study was designed to investigate the occurrence of Salmonella spp and Campylobacter spp in faeces samples from 222 healthy Murciano-Granadina dairy goats reared on 12 farms in Spain and in samples of bulk t...

    Authors: Carmen Cortés, Ricardo de la Fuente, Antonio Contreras, Antonio Sánchez, Juan C Corrales, Susana Martínez and José A. Orden

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:391

    Content type: Research

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  31. Samples were taken from 100 camel sausages from the different retail markets in Aydin province in the south-west of Turkey and they were tested for the presence of Listeria spp by biochemical methods. Samples wer...

    Authors: Gokben Ozbey, Hasan Basri Ertas and Filiz Kok

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:342

    Content type: Research

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