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Antibody responses to avian influenza viruses in wild birds broaden with age (2016)
Journal Article
Hill, S. C., Manvell, R. J., Schulenburg, B., Shell, W., Wikramaratna, P. S., Perrins, C., …Pybus, O. G. (2016). Antibody responses to avian influenza viruses in wild birds broaden with age. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2159

For viruses such as avian influenza, immunity within a host population can drive the emergence of new strains by selecting for viruses with novel antigens that avoid immune recognition. The accumulation of acquired immunity with age is hypothesized t... Read More about Antibody responses to avian influenza viruses in wild birds broaden with age.

Evidence in Practice – A Pilot Study Leveraging Companion Animal and Equine Health Data from Primary Care Veterinary Clinics in New Zealand (2016)
Journal Article
Muellner, P., Muellner, U., Gates, M. C., Pearce, T., Ahlstrom, C., O'Neill, D. G., …Cave, N. J. (2016). Evidence in Practice – A Pilot Study Leveraging Companion Animal and Equine Health Data from Primary Care Veterinary Clinics in New Zealand. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 3, https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2016.00116

Veterinary practitioners have extensive knowledge of animal health from their day-to-day observations of clinical patients. There have been several recent initiatives to capture these data from electronic medical records for use in national surveilla... Read More about Evidence in Practice – A Pilot Study Leveraging Companion Animal and Equine Health Data from Primary Care Veterinary Clinics in New Zealand.

The challenges and issues of undergraduate student retention and attainment in UK veterinary medical education (2016)
Journal Article
Jackson, E. L., & Armitage-Chan, E. A. (2016). The challenges and issues of undergraduate student retention and attainment in UK veterinary medical education. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 44(2), 247-259. https://doi.org/10.3138/jvme.1215-202R1

Student retention and attainment has recently been identified as a key area for development in veterinary medical education enquiry. Woodfield's research on retention and attainment across the UK disciplines has yielded some unique information about... Read More about The challenges and issues of undergraduate student retention and attainment in UK veterinary medical education.

Methods and Processes of Developing the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology-Veterinary (STROBE-Vet) Statement (2016)
Journal Article
Sargeant, J. M., O'Connor, A. M., Dohoo, I. R., Erb, H. N., Cevallos, M., Egger, M., …Ward, M. P. (2016). Methods and Processes of Developing the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology-Veterinary (STROBE-Vet) Statement. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 79(12), 2211-2219. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-016

Assessing the impact of tailored biosecurity advice on farmer behaviour and pathogen presence in beef herds in England and Wales (2016)
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Cardwell, J. M., Van Winden, S. C. L., Beauvais, W., Mastin, A., De Glanville, W. A., Hardstaff, J., …Pfeiffer, D. U. (2016). Assessing the impact of tailored biosecurity advice on farmer behaviour and pathogen presence in beef herds in England and Wales. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 135, 9-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.10.018

The term ‘biosecurity’ encompasses many measures farmers can take to reduce the risk of pathogen incursion or spread. As the best strategy will vary between settings, veterinarians play an important role in assessing risk and providing advice, but ef... Read More about Assessing the impact of tailored biosecurity advice on farmer behaviour and pathogen presence in beef herds in England and Wales.