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Service dogs (2019)
Book Chapter
Harvey, N. (2019). Service dogs. In J. Vonk, & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior

Animals, Veterinarians, and the Sociology of Diagnosis (2019)
Journal Article
Hobson-West, P., & Jutel, A. (in press). Animals, Veterinarians, and the Sociology of Diagnosis. Sociology of Health and Illness,

While sociologists of medicine have focused their efforts on understanding human health, illness, and medicine, veterinary medical practice has not yet caught their attention in any sustained way. In this critical review paper, we use insights from t... Read More

Serum metabolomic alterations in Beagle dogs experimentally infected with Toxocara canis (2019)
Journal Article
Zou, Y., Zheng, W., Elsheikha, H. M., Liu, G., Hu, M., Wang, S., & Zhu, X. (2019). Serum metabolomic alterations in Beagle dogs experimentally infected with Toxocara canis. Parasites and Vectors, 12(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3703-5

Background Toxocara canis, a globally distributed roundworm, can cause debilitating disease in dogs and humans; however, little is known about the metabolomic response of the hosts to T. canis infection. There is an increasing need to understand the... Read More

Sex pilus specific bateriophage to drive bacterial population towards antibiotic sensitivity (2019)
Journal Article
Colom, J., Batista, D., Baig, A., Tang, Y., Liu, S., Yuan, F., …Barrow, P. (2019). Sex pilus specific bateriophage to drive bacterial population towards antibiotic sensitivity. Scientific Reports, 9, 1-11. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-48483-9

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is now a major global problem largely resulting from the overuse of antibiotics in humans and livestock. In some AMR bacteria, resistance is encoded by conjugative plasmids expressing sex-pili that can readily spread re... Read More

Advances in the Production and Batch Reformatting of Phage Antibody Libraries (2019)
Journal Article
Reader, R. H., Workman, R. G., Maddison, B. C., & Gough, K. C. (2019). Advances in the Production and Batch Reformatting of Phage Antibody Libraries. Molecular Biotechnology, doi:10.1007/s12033-019-00207-0

Phage display antibody libraries have proven an invaluable resource for the isolation of diagnostic and potentially therapeutic antibodies, the latter usually being antibody fragments converted into IgG formats. Recent advances in the production of h... Read More

iTRAQ-Based Global Phosphoproteomics Reveals Novel Molecular Differences Between Toxoplasma gondii Strains of Different Genotypes (2019)
Journal Article
Wang, Z., Zhou, C., Calderón-Mantilla, G., Petsalaki, E., He, J., Song, H., …Zhu, X. (2019). iTRAQ-Based Global Phosphoproteomics Reveals Novel Molecular Differences Between Toxoplasma gondii Strains of Different Genotypes. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 9, 1-19. doi:10.3389/fcimb.2019.00307

To gain insights into differences in the virulence among T. gondii strains at the post-translational level, we conducted a quantitative analysis of the phosphoproteome profile of T. gondii strains belonging to three different genotypes. Phosphopeptid... Read More

Association of lameness and mastitis with return-to-service oestrus detection in the dairy cow (2019)
Journal Article
Remnant, J., Green, M. J., Huxley, J., Roberts, G., Jones, R., Hirst-Beecham, J., & Hudson, C. D. (2019). Association of lameness and mastitis with return-to-service oestrus detection in the dairy cow. Veterinary Record, doi:10.1136/vr.105535

Oestrus detection is an important part of maintaining efficient reproductive performance in dairy herds. Both lameness and mastitis are common diseases of dairy cows that may impact oestrus detection. A set of data from 28 herds identified as having... Read More

Development of a comprehensive protein microarray for immunoglobulin E profiling in horses with severe asthma (2019)
Journal Article
Moore‐Colyer, M., White, S., Moore-Colyer, M., Marti, E., Coüetil, L., Hannant, D., …Alcocer, M. (2019). Development of a comprehensive protein microarray for immunoglobulin E profiling in horses with severe asthma. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, doi:10.1111/jvim.15564

Background Severe asthma in horses, known as severe equine asthma (SEA), is a prevalent, performance‐limiting disease associated with increased allergen‐specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) against a range of environmental aeroallergens. Objective To... Read More

Imaging features of discospondylitis in cats (2019)
Journal Article
Garosi, L. S., Gomes, S. A., Gomes, S. A., Behr, S., Garosi, L. S., Carrera, I., …Lowrie, M. (2019). Imaging features of discospondylitis in cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, doi:10.1177/1098612X19869705

Objectives This study describes the imaging features of feline discospondylitis on MRI, comparing them to CT and radiographic findings where available. Methods The medical records of cats diagnosed with discospondylitis, presented to three refer... Read More

Immune evasion by Salmonella: Exploiting the VPAC1/VIP axis in human monocytes (2019)
Journal Article
Askar, B., Higgins, J., Barrow, P., & Foster, N. (2019). Immune evasion by Salmonella: Exploiting the VPAC1/VIP axis in human monocytes. Immunology, doi:10.1111/imm.13107

Immune evasion is a critical survival mechanism for bacterial colonization of deeper tissues and may lead to life‐threatening conditions such as endotoxemia and sepsis. Understanding these immune evasion pathways would be an important step for the de... Read More

Environmental risk factors for canine atopic dermatitis: a retrospective large‐scale study in Labrador and golden retrievers (2019)
Journal Article
Harvey, N. D., Shaw, S. C., Craigon, P. J., Blott, S. C., & England, G. C. (2019). Environmental risk factors for canine atopic dermatitis: a retrospective large‐scale study in Labrador and golden retrievers. Veterinary Dermatology, 30(5), 396-e119. https://doi.org/10.1111/vde.12782

Background - canine atopic dermatitis (cAD) is one the most common and distressing skin disorders seen in dogs. It is characterised by dysfunction in the skin barrier, with a complex pathogenesis combining both genetic and environmental factors. O... Read More

Equine viral encephalitis: prevalence, impact, and management strategies (2019)
Journal Article
Barba, M., Fairbanks, E., & Daly, J. M. (2019). Equine viral encephalitis: prevalence, impact, and management strategies. Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports, 2019(10), 99-110. doi:10.2147/VMRR.S168227

Members of several different virus families cause equine viral encephalitis, the majority of which are arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) with zoonotic potential. The clinical signs caused are rarely pathognomonic; therefore, a clinical diagnosis... Read More

Metabolomic signature of mouse cerebral cortex following Toxoplasma gondii infection (2019)
Journal Article
Ma, J., He, J., Hou, J., Zhou, C., Zhang, F., Elsheikha, H. M., & Zhu, X. (2019). Metabolomic signature of mouse cerebral cortex following Toxoplasma gondii infection. Parasites and Vectors, 12, 1-11. doi:10.1186/s13071-019-3623-4

Background: The protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii infects and alters the neurotransmission in cerebral cortex and other brain regions, leading to neurobehavioral and neuropathologic changes in humans and animals. However, the molecules that contri... Read More

Genetic diversity of Koala retrovirus (KoRV) env gene subtypes: Insights into northern and southern koala populations (2019)
Journal Article
Sarker, N., Fabijan, J., Seddon, J., Tarlinton, R., Owen, H., Simmons, G., …Meers, J. (2019). Genetic diversity of Koala retrovirus (KoRV) env gene subtypes: Insights into northern and southern koala populations. Journal of General Virology, doi:10.1099/jgv.0.001304

Koala retrovirus (KoRV) is a recently endogenised retrovirus associated with neoplasia and immunosuppression in koala populations. The virus is known to display sequence variability and to be present at varying prevalence in different populations, wi... Read More

A Combined Offline and Online Algorithm for Real-Time and Long-Term Classification of Sheep Behaviour: Novel Approach for Precision Livestock Farming (2019)
Journal Article
Vázquez-Diosdado, J. A., Paul, V., Ellis, K. A., Coates, D., Loomba, R., & Kaler, J. (2019). A Combined Offline and Online Algorithm for Real-Time and Long-Term Classification of Sheep Behaviour: Novel Approach for Precision Livestock Farming. Sensors, 19(14), doi:10.3390/s19143201

Real-time and long-term behavioural monitoring systems in precision livestock farming have huge potential to improve welfare and productivity for the better health of farm animals. However, some of the biggest challenges for long-term monitoring syst... Read More

Prevailing I292V PB2 mutation in avian influenza H9N2 virus increases viral polymerase function and attenuates IFN-β induction in human cells (2019)
Journal Article
Gao, W., Zu, Z., Liu, J., Song, J., Wang, X., Wang, C., …Pu, J. (2019). Prevailing I292V PB2 mutation in avian influenza H9N2 virus increases viral polymerase function and attenuates IFN-β induction in human cells. Journal of General Virology, doi:10.1099/jgv.0.001294

Adaptation of PB2 protein is important for the establishment of avian influenza viruses in mammalian hosts. Here, we identify I292V as the prevalent mutation in PB2 of circulating avian H9N2 and pandemic H1N1 viruses. The same dominant PB2 mutation i... Read More

Linear magnetic resonance imaging measurements of the hippocampal formation differ in young versus old dogs (2019)
Journal Article
Gardini, A., Taeymans, O., Cherubini, G. B., de Stefani, A., Targett, M., & Vettorato, E. (2019). Linear magnetic resonance imaging measurements of the hippocampal formation differ in young versus old dogs. Veterinary Record, doi:10.1136/vr.105243

Age-related hippocampal formation (HF) atrophy has been documented on MRI studies using volumetric analysis and visual rating scales.This retrospective cross-sectional study aimed to compare linear MRI measurements of the HF between young (1–3 years)... Read More

Risk factors for acute abdominal pain (colic) in the adult horse: A scoping review of risk factors, and a systematic review of the effect of management-related changes (2019)
Journal Article
Curtis, L., Burford, J. H., England, G. C. W., & Freeman, S. L. (2019). Risk factors for acute abdominal pain (colic) in the adult horse: A scoping review of risk factors, and a systematic review of the effect of management-related changes. PLoS ONE, 14(7), 1-32. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0219307

Acute abdominal pain (colic) is the most common reason for emergency veterinary treatment in the horse. Consolidation of data through a systematic review is important to inform evidence-based medicine and clinical guidelines, but there are currently... Read More