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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Content type: Review

    Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis (GME) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system in dogs that is characterised by focal or disseminated granulomatous lesions within the brain and/or spinal...

    Authors: Emma J. O'Neill, Darren Merrett and Boyd Jones

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:86

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  4. Content type: Research

    Public concerns over the widespread prophylactic use of antibiotics have led to a search for alternatives to dry cow therapy for the prevention of intramammary infections. A popular alternative is to infuse a ...

    Authors: Fiona Crispie, James Flynn, R. Paul Ross, Colin Hill and William J. Meaney

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:652

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  5. Content type: Case Report

    Tetanus with hiatal hernia was diagnosed in a four-month-old female sheepdog pup. The animal was treated with tetanus antitoxin, antibiotics, fluids and intensive nursing care for three weeks and subsequently ...

    Authors: Els Acke, Boyd R Jones, Rory Breathnach, Hester McAllister and Carmel T Mooney

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:593

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  6. Content type: Review

    Dry cow antibiotic therapy is used to eliminate existing intramammary infections and to prevent new infections in the dry period. It is implemented as part of a total management system known as the 'Five-Point...

    Authors: Fiona Crispie, James Flynn, R Paul Ross, Colin Hill and William J Meaney

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:412

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  7. Content type: Review

    Extremophiles are organisms that can grow and thrive in harsh conditions, e.g., extremes of temperature, pH, salinity, radiation, pressure and oxygen tension. Thermophilic, halophilic and radiation-resistant o...

    Authors: Jane A Irwin and Alan W Baird

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:348

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  8. Content type: Research

    Friesian-type dairy cows were milked with different machine settings to determine the effect of these settings on teat tissue reaction and on milking characteristics. Three teat-cup liner designs were used wit...

    Authors: David E. Gleeson, Edmond J. O'Callaghan and Myles V. Rath

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:289

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  9. Content type: Research

    Bulk tank milk samples, collected from 347 herds throughout the Republic of Ireland using a sampling frame based on seven milk-recording organisations, were tested by ELISA for antibodies to Leptospira interrogan...

    Authors: Nola Leonard, John F. Mee, Sylvia Snijders and Dermot Mackie

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:226

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  10. Content type: Case Report

    Infection with Angiostrongylus vasorum was diagnosed at necropsy on a dog that died from acute pulmonary haemorrhage, and on recovery of L1 larvae by Baermann examination of faeces from two dogs, one of which had...

    Authors: Sheila F Brennan, Grainne McCarthy, Hester McAllister, Hugh Bassett and Boyd R Jones

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:103

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  11. Content type: Research

    Over a seven-year period, chronic otitis externa was surgically managed in 43 dogs at the University Veterinary Hospital of University College Dublin. Lateral ear canal resection (LECR) was undertaken in nine ...

    Authors: Ronan S Doyle, Cliona Skelly and Christopher R Bellenger

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:22

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