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Objective: To determine the ability of plasma and peritoneal creatine kinase (CK) to predict the presence of a strangulating lesion in horses presented for colic. Study design: Prospective clinical study. Animals: Ten healthy control horses and 61 clinical colic cases. Methods: Creatine kinase...

Author(s)
Kilcoyne, I.; Nieto, J. E.; Dechant, J. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2019, 48, 2, pp 152-158
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Equine theileriosis due to Theileria equi is probably the most widespread and pathogenic disease of equines, which comes with major cardiac and renal complications. This study was undertaken to investigate the biomarkers of cardiac and renal functions in horses infected with T. equi and determine...

Author(s)
Ahmadpour, S.; Esmaeilnejad, B.; Dalir-Naghadeh, B.; Asri-Rezaei, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2020, 71,
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With the increased use of horses in sports of various modalities, sports medicine has been increasingly studied so as to have a better understanding of what happens to these animals during the proposed activity. Fitness and training are essential for proper performance and performance in equestrian ...

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Maia, G. R.; Martinez, S. B.; Costa, G. B. da; Araújo, A. H.; Melo, I. H. S.; Paulino Junior, D.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2020, 14, 5,
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Background: Breed specific reference ranges for selected blood parameters are recommended for proper interpretation of blood tests, but there are only few reports dealing with ponies. The purpose of this study was to investigate if blood parameters differ among ponies' classes and to check if...

Author(s)
Witkowska-Piłaszewicz, O.; Cywińska, A.; Michlik-Połczyńska, K.; Czopowicz, M.; Strzelec, K.; Biazik, A.; Parzeniecka-Jaworska, M.; Crisman, M.; Witkowski, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2021, 17, 38, pp (19 January 2021)
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During intensive physical activity horses are exposed to thermolysis, electrolyte loss and rising amounts of catabolic products, which results in alterations of biochemical blood parameters due to the horse's adaptation to metabolic stress. The aim of the present study was to determine the effect...

Author(s)
Klobučar, K.; Vrbanac, Z.; Gotić, J.; Bojanić, K.; Bureš, T.; Bottegaro, N. B.
Publisher
Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Serbia
Citation
Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2019, 69, 1, pp 73-87
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Background: The biochemical components of saliva can change in certain pathologies in horses, for example in acute abdominal disease. The aim of this study was (1) to evaluate if a panel of biochemical analytes usually used in serum can be measured in saliva of horses and (2) to study the possible...

Author(s)
Contreras-Aguilar, M. D.; Escribano, D.; Martínez-Subiela, S.; Martín-Cuervo, M.; Lamy, E.; Tecles, F.; Cerón, J. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 187, pp (6 June 2019)
Abstract

Veterinarians can recommend milk thistle for the treatment of equine liver disease and laminitis. Milk thistle seed cakes were fed in the range of normal feed doses in this study. The milk thistle seed cakes were fed (twice a day) to the experimental group of the horses (n = 5) and biochemical...

Author(s)
Dockalova, H.; Zeman, L.; Hor, P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 1,
Abstract

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) improves oxidative stress and mitochondrial biogenesis in various species but has not been thoroughly investigated in horses. We collected blood and muscle samples from lightly exercising horses before and 6 and 12 wk after receiving either soybean oil (CON; n = 5) or ...

Author(s)
Mrugala, D.; Leatherwood, J. L.; Morris, E. F.; Dickson, E. C.; Latham, C. M.; Owen, R. N.; Beverly, M. M.; Kelley, S. F.; White-Springer, S. H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2021, 99, 2,
Abstract

Equine exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER) is a well-recognized clinical syndrome affecting racehorses. Prevalence analysis of ER showed that female sex was a significant risk factor. The aim of this research was to evaluate the differences and correlations in the serum activity of muscle enzymes and...

Author(s)
Pasolini, M. P.; Pezzella, R.; Santoro, P.; Cocchia, N.; Greco, M.; Prete, C. del; Valle, G. della; Auletta, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 92,
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OBJECTIVE: To characterize clinical findings for polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM) in warmblood horses with type 1 PSSM (PSSM1; caused by mutation of the glycogen synthase 1 gene) and type 2 PSSM (PSSM2; unknown etiology). SAMPLE: Database with 3,615 clinical muscle biopsy submissions....

Author(s)
Lewis, S. S.; Nicholson, A. M.; Williams, Z. J.; Valberg, S. J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 78, 11, pp 1305-1312

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