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  1. Nasal abnormalities are rare in bovines. In humans, nasal deformities are mainly classified as proboscis lateralis or supernumerary nostrils. This report discusses the etiology of triple nostrils in a calf, ba...

    Authors: Takeshi Tsuka, Ai Saito, Yoshiharu Okamoto, Yuji Sunden, Takehito Morita, Ryo Nishimura, Yusuke Murahata, Kazuo Azuma, Masamichi Yamashita, Tomohiro Osaki, Norihiko Ito and Tomohiro Imagawa

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:19

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. The Irish dairy industry has established a reputation for the production of safe and healthy dairy products and is seeking to further expand its export market for high value dairy products. To support its repu...

    Authors: A. G. Jordan, L. R. Citer, C. G. McAloon, D. A. Graham, E. S. G. Sergeant and S. J. More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:18

    Content type: Review

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  3. Fibronectin (FN) is a large (450–500 kDa), multidomain and multifunctional glycoprotein existing in mammalian tissues. Some fibronectin (FN) molecular forms might be involved in biological processes occurring ...

    Authors: Paulina Jawor, Dorota Krzyżanowska-Gołąb, Joanna Bajzert, Tadeusz Stefaniak and Iwona Kątnik-Prastowska

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:17

    Content type: Research

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  4. Laryngeal chondritis is a disease of undetermined aetiology, characterised by oedema, ulceration, abscessation and necrosis of the laryngeal mucosa and cartilage. The initial aim of the study was to document f...

    Authors: Aideen Kennedy, Séamus Fagan, Colm Brady, John Fagan, Eamon Wall, Seamus Hoey, Emma Tobin, Mícheál Casey and Maresa Sheehan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:16

    Content type: Research

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  5. Ultrasonographic monitoring of the pregnant bitch is an established routine in many veterinary clinics. In order to better assess foetal health and avoid pregnancy losses, Doppler ultrasonographic evaluation o...

    Authors: Sandeep Mahadeo Gaikwad, Sarita Ulhas Gulavane, Umesh Balkrishna Kumbhar, Raju Ramrao Shelar, Ravindra Jayram Chaudhari and Ruth Ann Ribeiro

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:15

    Content type: Research

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  6. A longitudinal prospective study was conducted from October 2017 to April 2018 on calf diarrhea and coccidiosis in dairy farms in Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia with the objectives of determining the incidence...

    Authors: Habtamu Tamrat, Negesse Mekonnen, Yeshwas Ferede, Rudi Cassini and Negus Belayneh

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:14

    Content type: Research

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  7. Hypotension is one of the most common complications observed during inhalation anaesthesia in veterinary patients. Treatment of hypotension in cattle is more challenging than in other species, owing to the lim...

    Authors: Laura Gómez Fernández, María Chie Niimura del Barrio and Claire Loughran

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:13

    Content type: Case Report

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  8. The control of gastrointestinal nematodes (GIN) of cattle in pasture-based production systems such as Ireland is highly dependent on the availability of efficacious anthelmintics. There is very little informat...

    Authors: Anne C. Kelleher, Barbara Good, Theo de Waal and Orla M. Keane

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:12

    Content type: Research

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  9. Antimicrobial resistance has been recognised as one of the most difficult challenges facing human and animal health in recent decades. The surveillance of antimicrobial use in animal health plays a major role ...

    Authors: Hannah Martin, Edgar Garcia Manzanilla, Simon J. More, Lorcan O’Neill, Lisa Bradford, Catherine I. Carty, Áine B. Collins and Conor G. McAloon

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:11

    Content type: Review

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  10. Veterinary regulators require veterinary nursing students to demonstrate clinical competence prior to registration and practice as a veterinary nurse. However, in common with other medical professions, there i...

    Authors: Karen Dunne, Bernadette Brereton, Vivienne Duggan and Deirdre P. Campion

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:10

    Content type: Research

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  11. There is very little data on the optimal anaesthetic management of ring-tailed lemurs, and the available information is mostly based on extrapolation from other species. In addition, a thorough pre-anaesthetic...

    Authors: Kyratsoula Pentsou and Vilhelmiina Huuskonen

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:9

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. The aim of the study was to evaluate oxidant/antioxidant status in 21 Holstein dairy cows with metritis compared to 8 healthy controls. Blood samples were taken during the first 21 days postpartum. Malondialde...

    Authors: Karolína Mikulková, Romana Kadek, Jaroslav Filípek and Josef Illek

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:8

    Content type: Research

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  13. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) as an emerging zoonotic pathogen causes a major public health issue. Transmission from domestic, wildlife and zoo animals to human has been widely reported. Whether pets also serve as r...

    Authors: Yunlong Li, Changbo Qu, Bart Spee, Ruyi Zhang, Louis C. Penning, Robert A. de Man, Maikel P. Peppelenbosch, Hille Fieten and Qiuwei Pan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:6

    Content type: Short Report

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  14. Overdrainage and collapse of the hemispheres is a potential severe complication after surgical treatment of internal hydrocephalus using ventriculoperitoneal shunts. Here we describe a case of a spontaneous he...

    Authors: Agnieszka Olszewska, Daniela Farke and Martin Jürgen Schmidt

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:5

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. Comfortable beds play an important role in increasing the ruminant and milk production efficiency of dairy buffalo. In loose housing systems, cow lying comfort depends on both the bedding materials and bed base.

    Authors: Lin Li, Ping Liu, Lulu Guo, Fulan Zhang, Jinhui Pu, Huaming Mao and Zhaobing Gu

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:4

    Content type: Research

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  16. Dairy and beef cattle can be reservoirs of many pathogens, including Salmonella and Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP), the causative agent of Johne’s disease (JD). Farm environments may provide po...

    Authors: Elvira Ramovic, Gillian Madigan, Shannon McDonnell, Denise Griffin, Elaine Bracken, Eadaoin NiGhallchoir, Emma Quinless, Aoife Galligan, John Egan and Deirdre M. Prendergast

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:3

    Content type: Research

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  17. Student feedback has played an important role in the maintenance of quality and standards in higher education. Perhaps the most commonly used method to capture feedback is a series of questions or statements w...

    Authors: Conor G. McAloon, Emmet Kelly, Sue Rackard, Catherine McAloon, Marijke Beltman, Luke O’Grady, Lorenzo Viora, Mark Crowe, Michael L. Doherty and Eoin G. Ryan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2020 73:1

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. Aminorex, (RS)-5- Phenyl-4,5-dihydro-1,3-oxazol-2-amine, is an amphetamine-like anorectic and in the United States a Drug Enforcement Administration [DEA] Schedule 1 controlled substance. Aminorex in horse uri...

    Authors: George Maylin, Clara Fenger, Jacob Machin, Sucheta Kudrimoti, Rodney Eisenberg, Jonathan Green and Thomas Tobin

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:15

    Content type: Research

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  19. Radiography is useful to determine left atrial (LA) size when echocardiography is not available. Recently, the authors have described Radiographic Left Atrial Dimension (RLAD) as a new radiographic measurement...

    Authors: Xavier Sánchez Salguero, David Prandi, Francisco Llabrés-Díaz, Edgar G. Manzanilla, Llorenç Badiella and Claudio Bussadori

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:14

    Content type: Short Report

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  20. Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) is a condition of unknown aetiology involving microvascular thrombosis. It has recently been described in over 160 dogs in the United Kingdom and usually has ...

    Authors: Aimee Hope, Carlos Martinez, Joseph P. Cassidy, Barbara Gallagher and Carmel T. Mooney

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:13

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. Influenza D virus (IDV) is a new member of the Orthomyxoviridae family. It was first reported in swine in 2011 and isolated from bovine samples received for routine respiratory disease diagnosis in Ireland dur...

    Authors: Tom O’Donovan, Leah Donohoe, Mariette F. Ducatez, Gilles Meyer and Eoin Ryan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:11

    Content type: Short Report

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  22. The objective of this study was to identify the prognostic value for survival of blood parameters in the immediate post-caesarean surgery period in kids born from pregnancy toxaemia (PT) goats. This study invo...

    Authors: I. M. Andrade, P. B. A. Simões, L. P. Lamas, N. Carolino and M. S. Lima

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:10

    Content type: Short Report

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  23. In Autumn 2011, nonspecific clinical signs of pyrexia, diarrhoea, and drop in milk yield were observed in dairy cattle near the German town of Schmallenberg at the Dutch/German border. Targeted veterinary diag...

    Authors: Áine B. Collins, Michael L. Doherty, Damien J. Barrett and John F. Mee

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:9

    Content type: Review

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  24. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a zoonotic pathogen commonly considered an important foodborne virus. Pet dogs are important reservoirs of zoonotic agents. In the present study, the seroprevalence of HEV in pet dog...

    Authors: Kwang-Soo Lyoo, Soo-Jin Yang, Woonsung Na and Daesub Song

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:8

    Content type: Short Report

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  25. The lungworm, Perostrongylus falciformis (fomerly known as Aelurostrongylus falciformis) has been identified in badgers (Meles meles) in Britain, the Russian Federation, Italy, Norway, Poland, Ukraine, Bosnia Her...

    Authors: Jennifer OC. Byrne, Andrew W. Byrne, Annetta Zintl, Karolina Jankowska, Emmanuel Coulange, Theo de Waal, Grainne McCarthy, James O’Keeffe, Inger S. Hamnes and Ursula Fogarty

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:7

    Content type: Research

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  26. T1w turbo spin echo (TSE) represents a fundamental sequence in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) protocols investigating the brain. Recent human literature has reported T1w Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery’s...

    Authors: Chiara Bergamino, Séamus Hoey, Kenneth Waller and Cliona Skelly

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:6

    Content type: Research

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  27. Tamoxifen (TAM), a selective modulator of estrogen receptors (SERMs) has been recently explored as a therapeutic option for the oral treatment of airway inflammation in the horse. The objective of this work wa...

    Authors: Gonzalo Gajardo, Rodrigo López-Muñoz, Anita Plaza, Benjamin Uberti, José Sarmiento, Gabriel Morán and Claudio Henríquez

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:5

    Content type: Research

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  28. We report on the use of the faecal egg count reduction test to evaluate the performance of ivermectin in treating gastrointestinal nematode infections in first grazing season (FGS) calves on four dairy farms i...

    Authors: James O’Shaughnessy, Yvonne Drought, John Lynch, Marian Denny, Christine Hurley, William Byrne, Mícheál Casey, Theo de Waal and Maresa Sheehan

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:4

    Content type: Short report

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  29. Disregarding atlantoaxial instability in toy breed dogs associated with dens malformation and cervical spondylomyelopathy; cervical vertebral malformations are rare and poorly characterised in veterinary medic...

    Authors: Ricardo Fernandes, Noel Fitzpatrick, Clare Rusbridge, Jeremy Rose and Colin J. Driver

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:2

    Content type: Research

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  30. Companion animal behaviour problems significantly impact companion animal (and owner) welfare. Veterinary behavioural medicine (VBM) is an emerging discipline and aims to provide evidence-based advice to owner...

    Authors: Emma Shalvey, Mark McCorry and Alison Hanlon

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2019 72:1

    Content type: Research

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  31. The purpose of this study was to determine and compare the voluntary acceptance of two oral liquid formulations of ciclosporin, investigational Atopica® oral solution (Elanco Animal Health) and Cyclavance® Ora...

    Authors: Srinivas J. Kammanadiminti, Lori A. Carter, Wolfgang Seewald and Kelly P. Doucette

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:27

    Content type: Research

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  32. A prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, blinded clinical study was conducted to determine whether a single dose of midazolam affects the cardiovascular response to surgical manipulation of the ovaries d...

    Authors: Josephine Kropf and J.M. Lynne Hughes

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:26

    Content type: Research

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  33. The dimensions of the left atrium in cases with mitral regurgitation are an indirect measurement of its severity. The objective of this study was to evaluate the value of a new radiographic measurement, the ra...

    Authors: Xavier Sánchez Salguero, David Prandi, Francisco Llabrés-Díaz, Edgar Garcia Manzanilla and Claudio Bussadori

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:25

    Content type: Research

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  34. Bovine tuberculosis (bTB, caused by infection with Mycobacterium bovis) is endemic in the Irish cattle population, and the subject of a national eradication programme since the late 1950s. During 2014, a substant...

    Authors: Rob Doyle, Tracy A. Clegg, Guy McGrath, Jamie Tratalos, Damien Barrett, Ada Lee and Simon J. More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:24

    Content type: Research

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  35. This ultrasonographic study monitored lesions involving the lung surface suspected to be the early stages of ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) tumours over 4 months in commercially farmed sheep. The enlarge...

    Authors: P. R. Scott, M. P. Dagleish and C. Cousens

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:23

    Content type: Research

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  36. Neutrophils are terminally differentiated innate effector cells at the first line of host defense. Neutrophil migration within tissues is complex and involves several steps, during which these cells must be ab...

    Authors: Natalia Morales, Claudio Henriquez, Jose Sarmiento, Benjamin Uberti and Gabriel Moran

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:22

    Content type: Short Report

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  37. L-theanine is an aminoacid found in tea leaves which has relaxing effects in humans and animals. It is a structural analogue of glutamate which can bind glutamate receptors. Although the relaxing action of L-t...

    Authors: V Dramard, L Kern, J Hofmans, C A Rème, C S Nicolas, V Chala and C Navarro

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:21

    Content type: Case Report

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  38. Left displacement of the abomasum (LDA) is a condition of dairy cows that causes huge economic losses. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of LDA after on-farm correction by the 2-step laparoscopic...

    Authors: Filippo Fiore, Daniele Musina, Raffaella Cocco, Alessandro Di Cerbo and Nicoletta Spissu

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:20

    Content type: Research

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  39. Idiopathic lymphoplasmacytic rhinitis (LPR) is a common inflammatory disorder of the nasal cavity in dogs due to unknown etiology. It is characterised by non-specific clinical signs, including nasal discharge,...

    Authors: Ewa Kaczmar, Andrzej Rychlik and Marta Szweda

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:19

    Content type: Research

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  40. The aim of this study was to create a clear visual representation of the live movements of cattle in the Republic of Ireland over the course of the year 2016. The animation created can be viewed online:

    Authors: Guy McGrath, Jamie A. Tratalos and Simon J. More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:18

    Content type: Short Report

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  41. The effects of dietary supplementation of oridonin (ORI) on growth performance, cecal microbiota, epithelium development and antioxidant and immune parameters of broilers infected with S. pullorum were studied. A...

    Authors: Qiu Jue Wu, Xiao Chuan Zheng, Tian Wang and Tie Ying Zhang

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:16

    Content type: Research

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  42. High stress levels amongst undergraduates (particularly in relation to assessment) and efforts to improve mental wellbeing have been increasingly reported in the veterinary educational literature. However repo...

    Authors: Karen Dunne, Jenny Moffett, Sinead T. Loughran, Vivienne Duggan and Deirdre P. Campion

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:15

    Content type: Research

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  43. Agriculture and farming are valued contributors to local economy in Northern Ireland (NI). There is limited knowledge about farmers’ behaviours and attitudes towards disease biosecurity measures. As part of a ...

    Authors: A. Lahuerta-Marin, M. L. Brennan, G. Finney, M. J. H. O’Hagan and C. Jack

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:14

    Content type: Short Report

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  44. 20.9% of diagnosable abortions in Ireland in 2015 were caused by Chlamydia abortus infection. Abortion usually occurs in the last 2–3 weeks of gestation, and up to 30% of ewes may be affected in naïve flocks. Ser...

    Authors: L. M. O’Neill, Á. O’Driscoll and B. Markey

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:13

    Content type: Research

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