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Retrospective study of the diagnostic utility of Spec fPL in the assessment of 274 sick cats

C. Lee, A. Kathrani and J. Maddison | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | May 2020
The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the diagnostic utility of the Spec fPL test and selected biochemical tests in the diagnosis of pancreatitis in cats…

Development of a checklist for the detection of degenerative joint disease-associated pain in cats

M. Enomoto, B.D.X. Lascelles and M.E. Gruen | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | March 2020
The aim of this study was to develop a checklist that could be completed by owners and used to identify cats likely to have pain associated with degenerative joint diseases (DJD)…

Use of a saliva-based diagnostic test to identify tapeworm infection in horses in the UK

K.L. Lightbody, J.B. Matthews, J.G. Kemp-Symonds, P.A. Lambert and C.J. Austin | Equine Veterinary Journal | March 2018
Horses are exposed to a number of parasitic helminths whilst grazing, including tapeworms Anoplocephala perfoliata, Anoplocephala magna and Paranoplocephala mamilliana, and roundworms cyathostomins, large strongyles and Parascaris equorum