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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.

There are 366 pages tagged with Veterinary science:

Animal Welfare Science Symposium

Annual Animal Welfare Science Symposium 2023 josefina.zidar@slu.se Wednesday-Thursday 7-8th June 2023, Uppsala The aim of this symposium is to engage researchers in animal and veterinary sciences,


The Livestock Antimicrobial Partnership (LAMP) is an action network that works with tackling microbial resistance by drawing on practical experience and knowledge from its partners in different parts

Survival of Campylobacter jejuni in frozen chicken meat and risks associated with handling contaminated chicken in the kitchen

Most Campylobacter infections in humans are sporadic cases, often connected to private households. Chicken meat is believed to be the main source of human exposure to Campylobacter and there are

Age, weight and circulating concentrations of total testosterone are associated with the relative prostatic size in adult intact male dogs

Prostatic hyperplasia (PH) is an androgen-dependent condition associated with increased prostatic size that is common in intact dogs, and similar to the condition in men. In dogs, the increase in

The costs of chronic mastitis: A simulation study of an automatic milking system farm

Mastitis is a production disease in dairy farming that causes economic losses. Especially chronic mastitis (i.e., mastitis cases continuing longer than 28 days) can substantially affect the risk of

Veterinarians' perspectives on farmer-veterinarian relationships and use of antimicrobials for Swedish dairy cattle

Studies have shown that farmer-veterinarian relationships influence antimicrobial use (AMU) in livestock, though how they do so is unclear. On the one hand, research shows that well-established

Effectiveness of Cleaning and Sanitation of Stable Environment and Riding Equipment Following Contamination With Streptococcus equi

Streptococcus equi subsp. equi (S. equi) is transmitted via contact with infected horses or fomites such as equipment or surfaces of the stable environment. Effective cleaning and sanitation is

Identification of a Dominant Mucosal Mast Cell Population with Possible Inflammatory Functions in Airways of Asthmatic Horses

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disease and a serious health problem in horses as well as in humans. In humans and mice, mast cells (MCs) are known to be directly involved in asthma pathology

A novel surrogate biomarker for equine osteoarthritic sub-chondral bone sclerosis

In a recent article, researchers from SLU, together with colleagues from other organizations, aimed to delineate a novel soluble Biglycan Neo-epitope-BGN262 in saliva from young reference and

Test of new biomarker to differentiate intestinal disease from cancer in cats

Tumor diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are difficult to diagnose and often lead to great suffering for our pets. The incidence of cancer gastrointestinal lymphoma (GI lymphoma) in cats has

Website of EURCAW- Ruminants & Equines launched

The Centre is coordinated by SLU/SCAW and the work is performed together with several European partners. For more information and material, go to the website EURCAW Ruminants & Equines – – (

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