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RECTAL PROLAPSE IN THE SULAWESI CRESTED BLACK MACAQUE (MACACA NIGRA): MORBIDITY, MORTALITY, AND RISK FACTORS (2022)
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Van de Weyer, Y., Rowden, L., Guthrie, A., & Tahas, S. (2022). RECTAL PROLAPSE IN THE SULAWESI CRESTED BLACK MACAQUE (MACACA NIGRA): MORBIDITY, MORTALITY, AND RISK FACTORS. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 53(4), 722-732. https://doi.org/10.1638/2021-0143

Empirical data suggest that rectal prolapse (RP) is common in captive Sulawesi crested black macaques (Macaca nigra) in Europe, resulting in the euthanasia of animals that experience repeat occurrences. However, the prevalence, etiology, and risk fac... Read More about RECTAL PROLAPSE IN THE SULAWESI CRESTED BLACK MACAQUE (MACACA NIGRA): MORBIDITY, MORTALITY, AND RISK FACTORS.

Comparison of post-operative outcomes after open or closed surgical techniques to stabilize metacarpal and metatarsal fractures in dogs and cats (2022)
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Rossello, G., Carmel, J., Pead, M., Lacosta, V., & Lafuente, P. (2022). Comparison of post-operative outcomes after open or closed surgical techniques to stabilize metacarpal and metatarsal fractures in dogs and cats. BMC Veterinary Research, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12917-022-03404-3

Backfround Treatment options for metacarpal/metatarsal fractures include conservative and surgical management. The aim of this study is to determine whether there is any significant difference in healing and complication rates, between open and close... Read More about Comparison of post-operative outcomes after open or closed surgical techniques to stabilize metacarpal and metatarsal fractures in dogs and cats.

Comparison of median sternotomy closure-related complication rates using orthopedic wire or suture in dogs: A multi-institutional observational treatment effect analysis (2022)
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Pilot, M., Lutchman, A., Hennet, J., Anderson, D., Robinson, W., Rossanese, M., …Chanoit, G. (2022). Comparison of median sternotomy closure-related complication rates using orthopedic wire or suture in dogs: A multi-institutional observational treatment effect analysis. Veterinary Surgery, 51(6), 990-1001. https://doi.org/10.1111/vsu.13846

Alzheimer-like pathology in the parietal cortex and hippocampus of aged donkeys (2022)
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Malbon, A., Sordo, L., Wilson, L., Gunn-Moore, D., Paraschou, G., Macintyre, N., …Hahn, C. (2022). Alzheimer-like pathology in the parietal cortex and hippocampus of aged donkeys. Neurobiology of Aging, 113, 7-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2022.01.007

Neurodegenerative disorders are gaining ever more importance in ageing populations of animals and people. Altered insulin signaling and type II diabetes have been linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in humans and AD-like neurodegene... Read More about Alzheimer-like pathology in the parietal cortex and hippocampus of aged donkeys.

Evaluation of the time-activity budgets of captive ducks (Anatidae) compared to wild counterparts (2022)
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Rose, P., Roper, A., Banks, S., Giorgio, C., Timms, M., Vaughan, P., …O'Brien, M. (2022). Evaluation of the time-activity budgets of captive ducks (Anatidae) compared to wild counterparts. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 251, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2022.105626

Ducks are commonly housed in captive environments where their abilities for flight are constrained, either temporarily or permanently. The use of flight restraint in modern animal management is contentious and ethically questioned yet any associated... Read More about Evaluation of the time-activity budgets of captive ducks (Anatidae) compared to wild counterparts.

Characterization of Equine Chronic Tendon Lesions in Low- and High-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (2022)
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Doll, C., von Pueckler, K., Offhaus, J., Berner, D., & Burk, J. (2022). Characterization of Equine Chronic Tendon Lesions in Low- and High-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Veterinary Sciences, 9(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci9060297

In equine medicine, experience regarding MRI of chronic tendon lesions is limited, and evidence on the suitability of different sequences in 3 T high-field MRI is scarce. Therefore, macroscopically healthy and altered tendons were examined by histolo... Read More about Characterization of Equine Chronic Tendon Lesions in Low- and High-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Effects of artificial water provision on migratory blue wildebeest and zebra in the Makgadikgadi Pans ecosystem, Botswana (2022)
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Bennitt, E., Bradley, J., Bartlam-Brooks, H., Hubel, T., & Wilson, A. (2022). Effects of artificial water provision on migratory blue wildebeest and zebra in the Makgadikgadi Pans ecosystem, Botswana. Biological Conservation, 268, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109502

In migratory tropical ecosystems governed by water availability, artificially altering water availability can affect herbivore distribution and movement. The Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana, sustains approximately 10,000 blue wildebeest (Connochaetes tau... Read More about Effects of artificial water provision on migratory blue wildebeest and zebra in the Makgadikgadi Pans ecosystem, Botswana.

Context Dependent Sulf1/Sulf2 Functional Divergence in Endothelial Cell Activity (2022)
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Justo, T., Smart, N., & Dhoot, G. (2022). Context Dependent Sulf1/Sulf2 Functional Divergence in Endothelial Cell Activity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms23073769

Signalling activities are tightly regulated to control cellular responses. Heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPGs) at the cell membrane and extracellular matrix regulate ligand availability and interaction with a range of key receptors. SULF1 and SULF2... Read More about Context Dependent Sulf1/Sulf2 Functional Divergence in Endothelial Cell Activity.

Overcoming temporal dispersion for measurement of activity-related impedance changes in unmyelinated nerves (2022)
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Tarotin, I., Mastitskaya, S., Ravagli, E., Perkins, J., Holder, D., & Aristovich, K. (2022). Overcoming temporal dispersion for measurement of activity-related impedance changes in unmyelinated nerves. Journal of Neural Engineering, 19(2), https://doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/ac669a

Objective. Fast neural electrical impedance tomography is an imaging technique that has been successful in visualising electrically evoked activity of myelinated fibres in peripheral nerves by measurement of the impedance changes (dZ) accompanying ex... Read More about Overcoming temporal dispersion for measurement of activity-related impedance changes in unmyelinated nerves.

Misconceptions of Antibiotics as a Potential Explanation for Their Misuse. A Survey of the General Public in a Rural and Urban Community in Sri Lanka (2022)
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Gunasekera, Y., Kinnison, T., Kottawatta, S., Silva-Fletcher, A., & Kalupahana, R. (2022). Misconceptions of Antibiotics as a Potential Explanation for Their Misuse. A Survey of the General Public in a Rural and Urban Community in Sri Lanka. Antibiotics, 11(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics11040454

Reducing the growth of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through public understanding is a goal of the World Health Organization. It is especially important in countries where antibiotics are widely available for common ailments without prescription. Th... Read More about Misconceptions of Antibiotics as a Potential Explanation for Their Misuse. A Survey of the General Public in a Rural and Urban Community in Sri Lanka.

How much is that doodle in the window? Exploring motivations and behaviours of UK owners acquiring designer crossbreed dogs (2019-2020) (2022)
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Burnett, E., Brand, C. L., O’Neill, D. G., Pegram, C. L., Belshaw, Z., Stevens, K. B., & Packer, R. M. A. (2022). How much is that doodle in the window? Exploring motivations and behaviours of UK owners acquiring designer crossbreed dogs (2019-2020). Canine Medicine and Genetics, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40575-022-00120-x

Demand for intentional crosses of purebred dog breeds, often labelled ‘designer crossbreeds’ (e.g., Labrador Retriever X Poodle, the ‘Labradoodle’), has recently increased in the UK. This study aimed to explore this phenomenon by comparing pre-purcha... Read More about How much is that doodle in the window? Exploring motivations and behaviours of UK owners acquiring designer crossbreed dogs (2019-2020).

Research Note: MHCY haplotype impacts Campylobacter jejuni colonization in a backcross [(Line 6(1) x Line N) x Line N] population (2022)
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Zhang, J., Goto, R., Psifidi, A., Stevens, M., Taylor, R., & Miller, M. (2022). Research Note: MHCY haplotype impacts Campylobacter jejuni colonization in a backcross [(Line 6(1) x Line N) x Line N] population. Poultry Science, 101(3), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psj.2021.101654

MHCY is a candidate region for influencing immune responses in chickens. MHCY contains multiple specialized, polymorphic MHC class I loci along with loci belonging to 4 additional gene families. In this study, MHCY haplotypes were tested for associat... Read More about Research Note: MHCY haplotype impacts Campylobacter jejuni colonization in a backcross [(Line 6(1) x Line N) x Line N] population.

Demographic patterns of human antibody levels to Simulium damnosum s.l. saliva in onchocerciasis-endemic areas: An indicator of exposure to vector bites (2022)
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Willen, L., Milton, P., Hamley, J., Walker, M., Osei-Atweneboana, M., Volf, P., …Courtenay, O. (2022). Demographic patterns of human antibody levels to Simulium damnosum s.l. saliva in onchocerciasis-endemic areas: An indicator of exposure to vector bites. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010108

BackgroundIn onchocerciasis endemic areas in Africa, heterogenous biting rates by blackfly vectors on humans are assumed to partially explain age- and sex-dependent infection patterns with Onchocerca volvulus. To underpin these assumptions and furthe... Read More about Demographic patterns of human antibody levels to Simulium damnosum s.l. saliva in onchocerciasis-endemic areas: An indicator of exposure to vector bites.

A cluster-randomised, non-inferiority trial of the impact of a two-dose compared to three-dose schedule of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in rural Gambia: the PVS trial (2022)
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Mackenzie, G., Osei, I., Salaudeen, R., Hossain, I., Young, B., Secka, O., …Greenwood, B. (2022). A cluster-randomised, non-inferiority trial of the impact of a two-dose compared to three-dose schedule of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in rural Gambia: the PVS trial. Trials, 23(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-021-05964-5

Background: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) effectively prevent pneumococcal disease but the global impact of pneumococcal vaccination is hampered by the cost of PCV. The relevance and feasibility of trials of reduced dose schedules is greatest... Read More about A cluster-randomised, non-inferiority trial of the impact of a two-dose compared to three-dose schedule of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in rural Gambia: the PVS trial.