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Comparison of Three Magnetic Resonance Imaging Sequences for Measuring Cartilage Thickness in the Canine Stifle 

Brown, Lawrence (2012-08-15)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) using 3 sequences; Proton Density Spin Echo (PDSE), 3 Dimensional Spoiled Gradient with Fat Suppression (3D SPGR-FS) and Steady State Free Precision (SSFP) in the sagittal plane was carried ...

The effect of collimation on image quality and radiation safety in digital radiography of small animals 

Koernig, Koernig (2013-07-11)
Collimating the primary x-ray beam to the specific area of anatomic interest has traditionally been strongly recommended to produce high quality radiographic images, even though some small animal patients can fit their ...

Evaluation of a novel antiviral compound effective against multiple pestivirus species 

Newcomer, Benjamin (2013-04-23)
Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) is a viral pathogen of cattle and other wild and domestic ungulates that is capable of affecting multiple body systems, most notably the gastrointestinal, reproductive, immune and respiratory ...

Evaluation Of Intra-Abdominal Pressure In Horses That Exhibit Cribbing Behavior 

Albanese, Valeria (2014-07-11)
Cribbing behavior in horses is associated with an increased incidence of small intestinal strangulation through the epiploic foramen. The suggested mechanism for this association is through changes in intra-abdominal ...

Experimental Exposure of Naive Alpacas to Different Genotypes of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Isolated from Cattle and Alpacas 

Johnson, Jason (2009-08-03)
Recent outbreaks of bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) have involved alpacas and evidence demonstrates that alpacas can contract and propagate the virus. The objective of this research was to compare and characterize ...

Kisspeptin, a Novel Hypothalamic Regulator of the Somatotropic and Gonadotropic Axes in Ruminants 

Whitlock, Brian Keith (2009-07-31)
Reproductive inefficiency in dairy cows is a worldwide problem. Factors that improve reproductive performance even slightly could have large impacts on the efficiency of food animal production. The neuropeptide kisspeptin ...

Molecular Mechanisms of Neuroprotection by an Alternative Drug Scutellaria lateriflora 

Lohani, Madhukar (2014-07-21)
Anxiety is one of the most prevalent neuropsychological disorders around the world. In the United States of America (USA), it is a serious health problem affecting a large number of people and is considered as one of the ...