Foot Rot in Beef Cattle


Foot rot is a common disease of cattle that can cause severe lameness and decreased weight gain. Other common names for the disease are sore foot and foul foot. Technically the disease is called interdigital necrobacilosis, meaning a bacterial disease creating dead tissue between the toes, the interdigital area of the foot. The incidence is [...]

Foot Rot in Beef Cattle2016-08-29T18:20:35+04:30

Canine Struvite Urolithiasis


Abstract Struvite calculi, composed of magnesium ammonium phosphate, have existed for thousands of years in human medicine and are a leading cause of calculi in companion animals. Struvite stones have also been called urease, infection-induced, phosphatic, and triple phosphate stones. They are the most common uroliths in dogs, in which most cases of struvite urolithiasis [...]

Canine Struvite Urolithiasis2014-02-15T00:07:09+04:30

Feline Focus: Diagnostic Testing for Feline Thyroid Disease: Hyperthyroidism


Abstract In older cats presenting with clinical features of hyperthyroidism, confirming the diagnosis of thyroid disease is usually straightforward. However, the potential for false-negative and false-positive results exists with all thyroid function tests, especially when used for routine screening of large numbers of asymptomatic cats. Therefore, all thyroid function test results must be interpreted in [...]

Feline Focus: Diagnostic Testing for Feline Thyroid Disease: Hyperthyroidism2014-01-25T05:56:41+04:30
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