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Guidelines, policy and education

  1. Content type: Research article

    Common carp Cyprinus carpio is an important food fish in Central Europe, which in some regions is consumed as part of local tradition. The majority of carp are sold by small retailers and not processed in commerc...

    Authors: Karina Retter, Karl-Heinz Esser, Matthias Lüpke, John Hellmann, Dieter Steinhagen and Verena Jung-Schroers

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:205

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    Livestock vaccines (LV) are often stored on-farm, in a refrigerator (fridge), prior to use and little is documented about the storage conditions during this period. As the quality of a vaccine can be impaired ...

    Authors: Paul D. Williams and Gustavo Paixão

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:136

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    Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are considered the gold standard form of evidence for assessing treatment efficacy, but many factors can influence their reliability including methodological quality, report...

    Authors: K. J. Wareham, R. M. Hyde, D. Grindlay, M. L. Brennan and R. S. Dean

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:234

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    Dogs are ubiquitous in human society and attempts to manage their populations are common to most countries. Managing dog populations is achieved through a range of interventions to suit the dog population dyna...

    Authors: Elly Hiby, Kate Nattrass Atema, Rebecca Brimley, Alexandra Hammond-Seaman, Mark Jones, Andrew Rowan, Emelie Fogelberg, Mark Kennedy, Deepashree Balaram, Louis Nel, Sarah Cleaveland, Katie Hampson, Sunny Townsend, Tiziana Lembo, Nicola Rooney, Helen Rebecca Whay…

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:143

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    The transport of veterinary drugs must comply with the general standards for drug storage. Although many vehicles are equipped with active heating and/or cooling devices assuring recommended storage conditions...

    Authors: Johannes Horak, Astrid Haberleitner and Günther Schauberger

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:140

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The public and private sector in the EU spend around €800 million per year on animal health and welfare related research. An objective process to identify critical gaps in knowledge and available control tools...

    Authors: Declan O’Brien, Jim Scudamore, Johannes Charlier and Morgane Delavergne

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:1

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The slaughter of pregnant cattle and the fate of the foetuses are relatively new subjects in the field of animal welfare. The Scientific Committee on Veterinary Measures relating to Public Health (SCVPH), howe...

    Authors: Patric Maurer, Ernst Lücker and Katharina Riehn

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:91

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The early years in professional practice are for many veterinary and medical professionals a period of great challenges and consequently increased stress levels. Personal resources appear to have a positive im...

    Authors: N. J. J. M. Mastenbroek, P. van Beukelen, E. Demerouti, A. J. J. A. Scherpbier and A. D. C. Jaarsma

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:311

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    Large animal veterinarians carry drugs in their practice vehicles in storage areas that are not typically refrigerated. The most common upper limits of manufacturers’ storage temperatures for United States (U....

    Authors: Jeff D. Ondrak, Meredyth L. Jones and Virginia R. Fajt

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:248

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Infection control in veterinary clinics is important for preventing pathogen spread between patients, staff and the public. There has been no direct evaluation of the use of many basic infection control practi...

    Authors: Maureen E. C. Anderson and J. Scott Weese

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:185

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