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Veterinary science

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals. The scope of veterinary medicine is wide, covering all animal species, both domesticated and wild, with a wide range of conditions which can affect different species. This includes medical bioscience, pathobiology and clinical science.


Det finns 493 sidor som är taggade med Veterinary science:

KV - Att förstå beslutsfattandet kring antibiotikaanvändning i kontrasterande länder och djurarter

Unrestrained use of antibiotics increases the risk of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Our project investigates what the elements are that drive a country, veterinary clinic or a farm to reduce the

Webinar -Antimicrobials in Livestock

Webinar -Antimicrobials in Livestock

Here you find pdf-material of all the presentations held at the webinar 17 November 2020. Below you also find the programme. The Livestock Antimicrobial Partnership (LAMP), hosted by SLU Global

Topical ophthalmic atropine in horses, pharmacokinetics and effect on intestinal motility

Topical ophthalmic atropine sulfate is an important part of the treatment protocol in equine uveitis. Frequent administration of topical atropine may cause decreased intestinal motility and colic in

Faecal bacterial composition in horses with and without free faecal liquid

Free faecal liquid (FFL) is a condition in horses which manifests as differential defecation of solid and liquid phases of faeces. The etiology of FFL is currently unknown, but deviances in the

Evaluation of fasting plasma insulin and proxy measurements to assess insulin sensitivity in horses

Proxies are mathematical calculations based on fasting glucose and/or insulin concentrations developed to allow prediction of insulin sensitivity (IS) and β-cell response. These proxies have not been

Non-banked curved tracks influence movement symmetry in two-year-old Standardbred trotters

Little is known regarding how trotting through curves affects locomotion symmetry in Standardbred trotters. The aim of the current study was to investigate differences in objectively measured

Reliable and clinically applicable gait classification in walking and trotting horses

Objectively assessing horse movement symmetry as an adjunctive to the routine lameness evaluation is on the rise with several commercially available systems on the market. Prerequisites for

Prevalence of heterophilic antibodies in horse serum, and elimination of interference using chicken IgY

Heterophilic antibodies in serum and plasma can interfere with mammalian antibodies in immunoassays and result in false test results, usually false positive. Although studies screening for

Body behaviors and facial expressions associated with induced orthopedic pain in horses

Pain scales are tools developed to improve pain assessment in horses. They are based on behaviors and/or facial expressions, and the observer allocates a score based on the character of the behavior

Cytokine responses to larval stages of equine strongyles and modulatory effects of the adjuvant G3

The aims of the current study were to generate different larval stages of Strongylus vulgaris and to study cytokine responses in cultures of eqPBMC exposed to defined larval stages of S. vulgaris and

Interleukin 31 and targeted vaccination in a case series of six horses with chronic pruritus

Chronic pruritus is defined as prolonged itching symptoms associated with a variety of skin conditions. These pruritic conditions clinically manifest in a dermatitis phenotype and commonly are of

Nerve growth factor in the equine joint

Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a neurotrophin with many functions. In humans, it is involved in inflammation, nerve growth, apoptosis and pain signalling. Increased concentrations of NGF in synovial

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