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Risk is defined as a situation involving exposure to danger. Risk assessment by nature characterises the probability of a negative event occurring and quantifies the consequences of such an event. Risk assessment is increasingly being used in the field of animal welfare as a means of drawing...

Author(s)
Collins, L. M.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2012, 21, Suppl.1, pp 73-79
Abstract

The reactivity of different lectins with crude chromogranin A (CgA) obtained from different animals, namely, cow, horse, dog, pig, and dolphin, was examined to identify lectin(s) that would be useful as coating reagent(s) in a sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Of the different...

Author(s)
Akiyoshi, H.; Sugii, S.; Nahid, M. A.; Sone, K.; Tanaka, T.; Zheng Cao; Li YiJyun; Aoki, M.; Takenaka, S.; Shimada, T.; Shimizu, J.; Kiyomiya, K.; Ohashi, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2011, 144, 3/4, pp 255-258
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: Nosocomial salmonellosis is an important problem in veterinary hospitals that treat horses and other large animals. Detection and mitigation of outbreaks and prevention of healthcare-associated infections often require detection of Salmonella enterica in the hospital...

Author(s)
Ruple-Czerniak, A.; Bolte, D. S.; Burgess, B. A.; Morley, P. S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2014, 46, 4, pp 499-502
Abstract

This study explores the use of Free Choice Profiling (FCP) methodology for the qualitative behaviour assessment of emotional expression in the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). Qualitative behaviour assessment is based upon the integration of many pieces of information that in conventional...

Author(s)
Walker, J.; Dale, A.; Waran, N.; Clarke, N.; Farnworth, M.; Wemelsfelder, F.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2010, 19, 1, pp 75-84
Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate the application of long-chain fatty acids (LCFA) as an alternative or as a complement to alkanes to estimate diet composition in equines and cattle. Twelve mature crossbreed mares (385±47 kg live weight - LW) and 6 adult non-lactating cows (499±36 kg LW) of Asturiana de ...

Author(s)
Ferreira, L. M. M.; Celaya, R.; Santos, A. S.; Falco, V.; Guedes, C.; Rodrigues, M. A. M.; Osoro, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Livestock Science, 2010, 131, 2/3, pp 260-271
Abstract

A total of 29 brain tissue samples (BTS) were examined for rabies infection by different diagnostic techniques. None of the examined brain tissues were presented as a whole intact brain. Twenty-seven brain tissue samples from various animal species - dog (13 cases), cat (one case), fox (one case),...

Author(s)
Faizee, N.; Hailat, N. Q.; Ababneh, M. M. K.; Hananeh, W. M.; Muhaidat, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2012, 59, 2, pp 154-164
Abstract

Initial studies of the ovaries were based on postmortem anatomic descriptions, followed by histologic and endocrine approaches. The introduction of high-resolution ultrasonography provided a long-awaited tool to image the reproductive tissues in situ in both animals and humans. Critical studies of...

Author(s)
Adams, G. P.; Singh, J.; Baerwald, A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2012, 78, 8, pp 1733-1748
Abstract

Two dogs in France were diagnosed with Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection by real-time PCR. The most remarkable hematologic and biochemical findings were severe thrombocytopenia, mild neutrophilia, morulae in neutrophils, and increased serum concentration of the α2-globulin fraction detected by...

Author(s)
Domingos, M. C.; Trotta, M.; Briend-Marchal, A.; Medaille, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2011, 40, 2, pp 215-221
Abstract

Three LAMP (loop-mediated isothermal DNA amplification) assays were applied to detect Cryptosporidium species DNA in a total number of 270 faecal samples originating from cattle, sheep and horses in South Africa. DNA was extracted from 0.5 g of faecal material. Results of LAMP detection were...

Author(s)
Bakheit, M. A.; Torra, D.; Palomino, L. A.; Thekisoe, O. M. M.; Mbati, P. A.; Ongerth, J.; Karanis, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2008, 158, 1/2, pp 11-22
Abstract

Glucose homeostasis depends on insulin-regulated glucose uptake in the skeletal muscles and fat tissues via glucose transporter (GLUT) 4 translocation into cellular plasma membranes. The present study sought to elucidate GLUT4 expression, GLUT1 and GLUT4 translocation and glucose uptake in the...

Author(s)
Duehlmeier, R.; Hacker, A.; Widdel-Bigdely, A.; Engelhardt, W. von; Sallmann, H. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2010, 184, 2, pp 176-181

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