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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Content type: Research

    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

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  9. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  10. Content type: Review

    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

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  11. Content type: Research

    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

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  12. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  13. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  14. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  15. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  16. Content type: Review

    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

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  17. Content type: Review

    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

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  18. Content type: Review

    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

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  19. Content type: Research

    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

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  20. Content type: Research

    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

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  21. Content type: Research

    The effects of sevoflurane or isoflurane on arterial blood gas, arterial oxyhaemoglobin saturation and end-tidal CO2 tension were monitored during induction and maintenance of anaesthesia in 10 premedicated New Z...

    Authors: Ayse Topal and Nihal Gül

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:278

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  22. Content type: Research

    This is the first reported isolation of avian influenza virus (AIV) from emu in China. An outbreak of AIV infection occurred at an emu farm that housed 40 four-month-old birds. Various degrees of haemorrhage w...

    Authors: Wenhua Kang, Wanyong Pang, Junfeng Hao and Deming Zhao

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:148

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  23. Content type: Case Report

    A double antibody sandwich ELISA developed by ID-DLO, Lelystad to detect Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection was used on 329 sheep from four pedigree Suffolk flocks in which clinical cases of caseous lym...

    Authors: Frank E. Malone, Seán A. Fee, Elbarte M. Kamp, David C. King, Graham J. Baird, Kath M. O'Reilly and Fiona E.A. Murdock

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:19

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  24. Content type: Case Report

    Five dogs, four small mixed breed and a Doberman Pinscher, presented in our clinic with hemivertebra. Complete physical, radiological and neurological examinations were done and the spinal deformities were cha...

    Authors: Omer Besalti, Ahmet Ozak, Zeynep Pekcan and Salih Eminaga

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:688

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  25. Content type: Research

    The four-area project was undertaken to further assess the impact of badger removal on the control of tuberculosis in cattle herds in Ireland. It was conducted between 1997 and 2002 in matched removal and refe...

    Authors: John M. Griffin, Simon J. More, Tracy A. Clegg, John D. Collins, Ian O'Boyle, David H. Williams, Gabrielle E. Kelly, Eamon Costello, D. Paddy Sleeman, Finbarr O'Shea, Murt Duggan, James Murphy and Desmond P.T. Lavin

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:629

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  26. Content type: Research

    The aim of the present study was to investigate whether epidural administration of a xylazine-lidocaine combination accompanied by xylazine sedation would provide satisfactory analgesia for some surgical proce...

    Authors: Alkan Kamiloglu, Nadide Nabil Kamiloglu, Savas Ozturk, Gultekin Atalan and Engin Kılıc

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:567

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  27. Content type: Case Report

    This clinical case report described a three-month-old mongrel dog that had the urethral orifice opening 3 cm from the tip of the penis and lacked a completely formed preputial sheath. It was presented to the c...

    Authors: Jason Ndikuwera

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:504

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  28. Content type: Research

    Some feed ingredients bind more acid in the stomach than others and for this reason may be best omitted from pig starter foods if gastric acidity is to be promoted. The objective of this study was to measure t...

    Authors: Peadar G. Lawlor, P. Brendan Lynch, Patrick J. Caffrey, James J. O'Reilly and M. Karen O'Connell

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:447

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  29. Content type: Research

    Milk samples from 285 cows in 15 dairy herds were collected for bacteriological analysis. Cows were selected on the basis of a somatic cell count (SCC) exceeding 200,000 cells per ml at the three most recent m...

    Authors: Damien J. Barrett, Anne M. Healy, Finola C. Leonard and Michael L. Doherty

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:333

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  30. Content type: Case Report

    A domestic-longhair cat presented due to lethargy, dyspnoea and hypersalivation. Radiographic examination revealed a bilateral pleural effusion, which was diagnosed as pyothorax based on cytological examinatio...

    Authors: Ronan S. Doyle, Christopher R. Bellenger, Luis Campoy and Hester McAllister

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:211

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  31. Content type: Research

    A two-step PCR assay was developed for the molecular detection of Taylorella equigenitalis, a Gram-negative genital bacterial pathogen in horses. Two specific oligonucleotide primers (TE16SrRNABCHf [25mer] and...

    Authors: Thomas C. Buckley, B. Cherie Millar, Claire L. Egan, Paula Gibson, Hazel Cosgrove, Siobhan Stanbridge, Motoo Matsuda and John E. Moore

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:146

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