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RET-He to diagnose iron-deficient erythropoiesis in dogsmembers
Reticulocyte hemoglobin content provided by the Siemens ADVIA (CHr) is an established marker of iron deficiency. The IDEXX ProCyte Dx hematology analyzer now provides a similar variable, reticulocyte hemoglobin equivalent (RET-He).
The objectives of this study were to evaluate RET-He and its diagnostic utility in dogs, and to calculate a cutoff value for diagnosing iron-deficient erythropoiesis (IDE).

Two regimens of lidocaine infusion in horses undergoing laparotomy for colicmembers
Various lidocaine protocols are described for horses undergoing Colic surgery. This interesting prospective, randomized clinical study compares the effects of administering or not administering a loading intravenous (IV) bolus of lidocaine prior to its constant rate infusion (CRI). Effects investigated during isoflurane anaesthesia were end-tidal isoflurane concentration (Fe′ISO), cardiovascular function, anaesthetic stability and the quality of recovery.
Thirty-six client-owned horses were enrolled.

Biofilms of Candida spp. from the ocular conjunctiva of horses members
Biofilms of various bacteria but also of Candida spp have been described in the last years, contributing to a poor response to various antibiotics and antifungals. This study aimed to assess the biofilm-forming ability of Candida spp. from the ocular conjunctiva of horses and to investigate the antifungal susceptibility of these biofilms. Are biofilm-producing Candida the reason for therapy-refractory keratomycoses?

Hypertriglyceridemia-Associated Proteinuria in Miniature Schnauzersmembers
Primary hypertriglyceridemia is a common condition in older Miniature Schnauzers that recently has been associated with proteinuria and underlying glomerular pathology, particularly glomerular lipid thromboemboli. Consequences of glomerular disease can include hypertension, thromboembolic disease, and cardiac disease. The incidence of these sequelae in Miniature Schnauzers with hypertriglyceridemia-associated proteinuria (HTGP) is unknown. The objective of this recently published study was to investigate prevalence of hypertension, decreased antithrombin III activity, and cardiac disease in Miniature Schnauzers with and without HTGP.

Gastrointestinal dysmotility disorders in critically ill animalsmembers
GI dysmotility is a common sequela of critical illness in people and small animals. The most common GI motility disorders in critically ill people and small animals include esophageal dysmotility, delayed gastric emptying, functional intestinal obstruction (ie, ileus), and colonic motility abnormalities. The objective of this new study was to review the human and veterinary literature regarding gastrointestinal (GI) dysmotility disorders in respect to pathogenesis, patient risk factors, and treatment options in critically ill dogs and cats.


Disorder of sex development in a cat with chromosome mosaicism members
An 18-month-old European shorthair cat was subjected to genetic studies due to ambiguous external genitalia (underdeveloped both penis and scrotum). Further anatomic and histopathological studies revealed the presence of abdominal, atrophic testes and uterus. The chromosome mosaicism responsible for this is explained in this interesting case report.

Generalized discoid lupus erythematosus in dogs members
Generalized discoid lupus erythematosus (GDLE) is a newly recognized canine variant of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) that is not well characterized. The authors of this case series herein the signalment, clinical signs, treatment outcome, histopathology and immunological findings of 10 dogs with GDLE.

Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita in dogsmembers
Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) is a rare autoimmune subepidermal blistering disease of dogs and humans. The authors´objectives were to describe clinical phenotypes, histopathology and treatment outcomes of canine EBA. Twenty dogs diagnosed with EBA based on a subepidermal blister formation and collagen VII autoreactivity were enrolled.

Chiari-Like Malformation and Syringomyelia in American Brussels Griffon Dogsmembers
Although Chiari-like malformation (CM) and syringomyelia (SM) have been described in many small breed dogs, the prevalence and clinical manifestations of this complex have not been documented in a large cohort of American Brussels Griffon (ABG) dogs. The objectives of this study were to characterize the clinical and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of CM and SM in the ABG breed. Eighty-four American Kennel Club registered ABG dogs were recruited in this prospective study.


  • Subclinical ketosis in dairy cows: prevalence and risk factorsmembers
  • Metabolic profiles of cow`s bloodmembers
  • A novel ovine astrovirus associated with encephalitis and ganglionitismembers
  • Pharmacokinetics of an injectable long-acting praziquantel suspension in cattlemembers
  • Tulathromycin versus tildipirosin in experimental Mycoplasma bovis infection in calvesmembers
  • Tulathromycin versus tildipirosin in experimental Mycoplasma bovis infection in calvesmembers
  • Antibodies to bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) in water buffalo and cattle in Australiamembers
  • Postpartum anoestrus in seasonally-calving dairy farms members


  • PARR clonality testing in a horse with a solitary retropharyngeal lymphomamembers
  • New sensor design for buccal pulse oximetry in horsesmembers
  • Uterine isolates and antimicrobial susceptibility in mares with post-partum metritismembers
  • Right ventricular function during acute exacerbation of severe asthma in horsesmembers
  • Biuret versus refractometry methods to measure serum total proteins in ruminantsmembers
  • Steatitis in equids - clinical and ultrasonographical findingsmembers
  • Correlation of overground endoscopy to resting laryngeal function in racehorsesmembers
  • Pigment retinopathy in warmblood horses with EMNDmembers


  • Efficacy and Potential Complications of Transjugular Liver Biopsymembers
  • Hypomagnesemia in Brachycephalic Dogsmembers
  • Comparison of two minimally invasive techniques for liver biopsy members
  • Topical aqueous sirolimus and the tear production members
  • JAK 1/2 inhibitor in the treatment of canine B-cell lymphomamembers
  • Gastric pH and Serum Gastrin Concentrations in Cats with Chronic Kidney Diseasemembers
  • Topical ophthalmic 1% atropine and heart rate and rhythm in normal dogsmembers
  • Crystalloid Solutions and the Acid-Base Balance in Domestic Animalsmembers


  • Oral fluid and plasma oxytetracycline concentrations after i.m. administration in pigsmembers
  • Novel highly pathogenic porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in Chinamembers
  • Calibration of the TonoVet and Tono-Pen Vet tonometers in pigs´ eyesmembers
  • Measurement of serum cobalamin and folate concentrations in pigs with commercially assaysmembers
  • Commercially available immunoassays for serum cobalamin and folate in pigsmembers
  • Ultrasound-guided vessel catheterization in adult pigsmembers
  • Association between porcine cytomegalovirus infection and PMWSmembers
  • Suitable antibiotic therapy to treat swine brucellosismembers


  • Pharmacokinetics of quinocetone in ducks after two routes of administrationmembers
  • Novel antibiotic treatment of zebrafish mycobacteriosismembers
  • Canine mammary tumours as model for hereditary breast cancer susceptibility genes in humansmembers
  • Treatment of corneal ulceration in stranded California sea lions members
  • Effects of substrates and stress on placental metabolismmembers
  • Vaccine regimens against caecal Salmonella Typhimurium colonisation in laying hensmembers
  • Presumptive keratoglobus in a raptormembers
  • Monitored, controlled long-term anaesthesia in broiler chickenmembers

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