Annette M O'Connor

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Affiliation: Iowa State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Robust Bayesian prediction of subject disease status and population prevalence using several similar diagnostic tests
    Richard B Evans
    Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    Stat Med 23:2227-36. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Chlorine: state of the art
    Richard B Evans
    Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Lung 183:151-67. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Statistics and evidence-based veterinary medicine: answers to 21 common statistical questions that arise from reading scientific manuscripts
    Richard B Evans
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 37:477-86. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Critically appraising studies reporting assessing diagnostic tests
    Annette O'Connor
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 37:487-97. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Meta-analyses including data from observational studies
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 113:313-22. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Interpretation of odds and risk ratios
    A M O'Connor
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 27:600-3. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis of antibiotic treatments for bovine respiratory disease
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1600 South 16th Street, Ames, IA 50011, United States
    Prev Vet Med 110:77-87. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Process mapping the prevalence of Salmonella contamination on pork carcass from slaughter to chilling: a systematic review approach
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:386-95. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of Moraxella bovis, Moraxella bovoculi and Moraxella ovis in beef calves with naturally occurring infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (Pinkeye)
    A M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1600 S 16th St, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Vet Microbiol 155:374-80. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial evaluating a farm-of-origin autogenous Moraxella bovis vaccine to control infectious bovine keratoconjunctivis (pinkeye) in beef cattle
    A M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 25:1447-53. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Robust Bayesian prediction of subject disease status and population prevalence using several similar diagnostic tests
    Richard B Evans
    Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    Stat Med 23:2227-36. 2004
    ..The amount of downweighting depends on the degree of conflict among the test results for the subject...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chlorine: state of the art
    Richard B Evans
    Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Lung 183:151-67. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Statistics and evidence-based veterinary medicine: answers to 21 common statistical questions that arise from reading scientific manuscripts
    Richard B Evans
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 37:477-86. 2007
    ..This article is designed to assist veterinarians with the interpretation and understanding of statistics presented in papers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Critically appraising studies reporting assessing diagnostic tests
    Annette O'Connor
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 37:487-97. 2007
    ..The article also contains a glossary of terms that are useful in discussions about diagnostic tests...
  5. doi request reprint Meta-analyses including data from observational studies
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 113:313-22. 2014
    ..Our suggestion is that one should only include studies that are not at high risk of inherent bias when calculating a summary effect size. Study design however can be a meaningful variable in assessment of outcome heterogeneity. ..
  6. doi request reprint Interpretation of odds and risk ratios
    A M O'Connor
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 27:600-3. 2013
    ..Odds ratio and risk ratio are measures of association used to describe the efficacy of interventions and disease determinates; however, they are not interchangeable measures of association...
  7. doi request reprint A mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis of antibiotic treatments for bovine respiratory disease
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1600 South 16th Street, Ames, IA 50011, United States
    Prev Vet Med 110:77-87. 2013
    ..The output also included a relative ranking of the treatments and estimates of the probability that an antibiotic protocol was the worst treatment option...
  8. doi request reprint Process mapping the prevalence of Salmonella contamination on pork carcass from slaughter to chilling: a systematic review approach
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:386-95. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that the processing procedures in place generally result in decreased prevalence of Salmonella spp. as the carcasses move toward the cooler...
  9. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of Moraxella bovis, Moraxella bovoculi and Moraxella ovis in beef calves with naturally occurring infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (Pinkeye)
    A M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1600 S 16th St, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Vet Microbiol 155:374-80. 2012
    ..Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is an ocular disease that causes substantial weight loss in beef calves...
  10. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial evaluating a farm-of-origin autogenous Moraxella bovis vaccine to control infectious bovine keratoconjunctivis (pinkeye) in beef cattle
    A M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 25:1447-53. 2011
    ..A randomized, masked, 2-arm parallel trial was conducted to assess the efficacy of a Moraxella bovis (M. bovis) autogenous vaccine to prevent naturally occurring infectious bovine keratoconjunctivis (IBK) in beef calves...
  11. pmc The relationship between the occurrence of undifferentiated bovine respiratory disease and titer changes to bovine coronavirus and bovine viral diarrhea virus in 3 Ontario feedlots
    A O'Connor
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario
    Can J Vet Res 65:137-42. 2001
    ..Based on our findings we infer that BCV was not causally related to UBRD occurrence, however consistent with other literature, BVDV may be causally related to UBRD occurrence...
  12. pmc The association between proximity to animal feeding operations and community health: a systematic review
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9530. 2010
    ..A systematic review was conducted for the association between animal feeding operations (AFOs) and the health of individuals living near AFOs...
  13. doi request reprint Characteristics of clinical trials assessing antimicrobial treatment of bovine respiratory disease, 1970-2005
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:701-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate reporting of key study design features and study outcomes in trials of antimicrobial treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in North American feedlots...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quantity and distribution of Salmonella recovered from three swine lairage pens
    A M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1717-9. 2006
    ..However, this variation suggests that numeroussamples are required to adequately describe the concentration of Salmonella in a lairage pen...
  15. doi request reprint The REFLECT statement: methods and processes of creating reporting guidelines for randomized controlled trials for livestock and food safety by modifying the CONSORT statement
    A M O'Connor
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Med, Veterinary Medicine Research Institute Building 4, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:95-104. 2010
    ..The use of the REFLECT statement, which addresses issues unique to livestock trials, should improve the quality of reporting and design for trials reporting production, health and food-safety outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint A review of randomized clinical trials reporting antibiotic treatment of infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis in cattle
    Annette M O'Connor
    Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Anim Health Res Rev 7:119-27. 2006
    ..This review demonstrates the need for further randomized controlled trials that evaluate the efficacy of antibiotic treatment for IBK, including direct comparisons of two or more antibiotics...
  17. ncbi request reprint The REFLECT statement: methods and processes of creating reporting guidelines for randomized controlled trials for livestock and food safety
    A M O'Connor
    Vet Diagnostic and Production Animal Med, Veterinary Medicine Research Institute Building 4, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Food Prot 73:132-9. 2010
    ..The use of the REFLECT statement, which addresses issues unique to livestock trials, should improve the quality of reporting and design for trials reporting production, health, and food-safety outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint The REFLECT statement: methods and processes of creating reporting guidelines for randomized controlled trials for livestock and food safety
    A M O'Connor
    Vet Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Veterinary Medicine Research Institute Building 4, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 24:57-64. 2010
    ..The use of the REFLECT statement, which addresses issues unique to livestock trials, should improve the quality of reporting and design for trials reporting production, health, and food-safety outcomes...
  19. doi request reprint Reporting guidelines for primary research: Saying what you did
    Annette O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, USA
    Prev Vet Med 97:144-9. 2010
    ..Guidelines can be used by authors, reviewers and editors to provide readers with a full and accurate description of the work conducted...
  20. doi request reprint The REFLECT statement: methods and processes of creating reporting guidelines for randomized controlled trials for livestock and food safety
    A M O'Connor
    Vet Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Veterinary Medicine Research Institute Building 4, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Prev Vet Med 93:11-8. 2010
    ..The use of the REFLECT statement, which addresses issues unique to livestock trials, should improve the quality of reporting and design for trials reporting production, health, and food-safety outcomes...
  21. pmc The relationship between the occurrence of undifferentiated bovine respiratory disease and titer changes to Haemophilus somnus and Mannheimia haemolytica at 3 Ontario feedlots
    A O'Connor
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario
    Can J Vet Res 65:143-50. 2001
    ..somnus exposure in the unvaccinated group. The association between titer change to H. somnus and UBRD occurrence seen in this study may be a consequence of prolonged exposure to antibiotics, rather than a causal association...
  22. pmc Changes in the prevalence of resistant Escherichia coil in cattle receiving subcutaneously injectable oxytetracycline in addition to in-feed chlortetracycline compared with cattle receiving only in-feed chlortetracycline
    A M O'Connor
    Can J Vet Res 66:145-50. 2002
    ..The use of injectable oxytetracycline in addition to in-feed chlortetracycline was significantly associated (P < 0.05) with an increase in the prevalence of resistance only to chloramphenicol and sulfisoxazole...
  23. doi request reprint Feeding management practices and feed characteristics associated with Salmonella prevalence in live and slaughtered market-weight finisher swine: a systematic review and summation of evidence from 1950 to 2005
    A M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, South 16th Street, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Prev Vet Med 87:213-28. 2008
    ..There is no strong evidence regarding associations between presence of Salmonella and the other feed characteristics examined...
  24. doi request reprint Sub-iliac lymph nodes at slaughter lack ability to predict Salmonella enterica prevalence for swine farms
    Bing Wang
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:795-800. 2010
    ..The low detection rate of Salmonella in sub-iliac lymph nodes (0.06%) limits its usefulness as a dependable predictor of Salmonella contamination originating on farm (3.4%)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between the existence of calves persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus and commingling on pen morbidity in feedlot cattle
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:2130-4. 2005
    ..To determine the association between the existence of a calf persistently infected (PI) with bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) and pen morbidity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of exposure to Salmonella spp in finishing swine marketed in Iowa
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Am J Vet Res 67:829-33. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence of antibodies against Salmonella spp in swine marketed in Iowa...
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effect of sample handling on the performance of a commercial bovine viral diarrhea virus antigen-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
    Matthew C Reed
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:124-6. 2008
    ..No difference in test results was found between the 3 ear-notcher treatment groups. The sample handling practices evaluated appeared to have little impact on test sensitivity or specificity of ACE for BVDV...
  28. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of vaccination to reduce Salmonella prevalence in live and slaughtered swine: a systematic review of literature from 1979 to 2007
    Thomas N Denagamage
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 1250, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:539-49. 2007
    ....
  29. pmc Salmonella enterica in swine production: assessing the association between amplified fragment length polymorphism and epidemiological units of concern
    Bing Wang
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:8080-7. 2011
    ..Therefore, among the three subtyping methods, serotyping, MLST, and AFLP, AFLP was the method that was able to differentiate among Salmonella isolates from different farms and link contamination at the abattoir to the farm of origin...
  30. pmc Seroprevalence of Anaplasma marginale in 2 Iowa feedlots and its association with morbidity, mortality, production parameters, and carcass traits
    Johann F Coetzee
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Can Vet J 51:862-8. 2010
    ..17). Although prevalence of anaplasmosis in Iowa feedlots is higher than reported in Montana-sourced calves arriving in Canadian feedlots, this was not associated with increased production costs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of calves persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus in beef cow-calf herds enrolled in a voluntary screening project
    Annette M O'Connor
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:1691-6. 2007
    ....
  32. doi request reprint An evaluation of the prevalence of Bovine herpesvirus 1 abortions based on diagnostic submissions to five U.S.-based veterinary diagnostic laboratories
    Stacie Gould
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 25:243-7. 2013
    ..It was found that using a χ(2) test, a P value of 0.068 for nonmatched data (i.e., a history of vaccination against BoHV-1 in the herd) was associated with reduced detection of BoHV-1-positive abortion submissions...
  33. doi request reprint Identifying questions in the American Association of Swine Veterinarian's PRRS risk assessment survey that are important for retrospectively classifying swine herds according to whether they reported clinical PRRS outbreaks in the previous 3 years
    Derald J Holtkamp
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Prev Vet Med 106:42-52. 2012
    ..Sections with a high percentage of questions identified as unimportant included (1) characteristics of the site, (2) disposal of dead animals and waste management and (3) employee and visitors...
  34. ncbi request reprint The association between cleaning and disinfection of lairage pens and the prevalence of Salmonella enterica in swine at harvest
    Peggy L Schmidt
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1384-8. 2004
    ..enterica in lairage pens, but the ability of cleaned and disinfected pens to reduce the prevalence of S. enterica in market-weight pigs remains inconclusive...
  35. doi request reprint Reporting of methodological features in observational studies of pre-harvest food safety
    Jan M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 98:88-98. 2011
    ..Improvement in reporting of observational studies of pre-harvest food safety will aid research readers and reviewers in interpreting and evaluating the results of such studies...
  36. pmc Enhanced surfactant protein and defensin mRNA levels and reduced viral replication during parainfluenza virus type 3 pneumonia in neonatal lambs
    Branka Grubor
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, 2740 Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1250, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:599-607. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Induction of differential immune reactivity to members of the flora of gnotobiotic mice following colonization with Helicobacter bilis or Brachyspira hyodysenteriae
    Albert E Jergens
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Microbes Infect 8:1602-10. 2006
    ..These results indicate that microbial perturbation may induce differential immune responses to nonpathogenic resident bacteria that can lead to intestinal inflammation...
  38. pmc Helicobacter bilis triggers persistent immune reactivity to antigens derived from the commensal bacteria in gnotobiotic C3H/HeN mice
    Albert E Jergens
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Gut 56:934-40. 2007
    ..However, consensus regarding the role of Helicobacter as a model organism to study microbial-induced IBD is confounded by the presence of a complex colonic microbiota...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of sheep beta-defensin-1 and -2 and interleukin 8 during acute Mannheimia haemolytica pneumonia
    Mark R Ackermann
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2738 Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1250, USA
    Microb Pathog 37:21-7. 2004
    ..This study suggests that SDB-1 expression occurs in epithelia and decreases during severe bacterial pneumonia, which is in contrast to the increase that occurs with PI-3 infection...
  40. ncbi request reprint Developmental expression and distribution of sheep beta-defensin-2
    David K Meyerholz
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, 2740 Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1250, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 28:171-8. 2004
    ..Interestingly, ileal follicle-associated epithelium lacked detectable SBD-2 immunoreactivity. SBD-2 mRNA and peptide expression are greatest in the intestinal tract and tissue distribution progressively decreases with maturity...
  41. ncbi request reprint The quality of reporting and publication status of vaccines trials presented at veterinary conferences from 1988 to 2003
    Samantha Brace
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Vaccine 28:5306-14. 2010
    ..For many conference proceedings it would be difficult to assess the internal and external validity of the trial based on the information reported...
  42. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the carrier state in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection
    Dennis C Horter
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Vet Microbiol 86:213-28. 2002
    ..RT-nPCR is a useful tool for detection of carriers, but diagnostic sample selection is critical if false negative results are to be avoided...
  43. ncbi request reprint Detection of Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection in porcine oral fluid samples: a longitudinal study under experimental conditions
    John Prickett
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1250, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:156-63. 2008
    ..Although the approach remains to be validated in the field, the results of this experiment suggest that pen-based oral fluid sampling could be an efficient, cost-effective approach to PRRSV surveillance in swine populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Detection of Salmonella enteritidis in pooled poultry environmental samples using a serotype-specific real-time-polymerase chain reaction assay
    Derek R Adams
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Avian Dis 57:22-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, regardless of the level of pooling after tetrathionate enrichment, sensitivity was very good, and results would be comparable to what would have been found with individual culture or individual RT PCR at C(t) < or = 36...
  45. doi request reprint The economics of pain management
    Heather P Newton
    Department of Veterinary Diagnositic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 29:229-50. 2013
    ..This is a concern because survey data suggest producers are partly motivated based on economic factors. The unanswered question is whether economic incentive programs would be greater motivators than increased production...
  46. doi request reprint Where are the food animal veterinarian shortage areas anyway?
    Tong Wang
    Department of Economics, 260 Heady Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1070, United States
    Prev Vet Med 104:198-206. 2012
    ..Comparative shortage is generally more severe in states that have no VMLRP designated private practice shortage counties than in states that do...
  47. ncbi request reprint Monoclonal antibody analysis of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus epitopes associated with antibody-dependent enhancement and neutralization of virus infection
    Sol M Cancel-Tirado
    Departments of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 102:249-62. 2004
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Issues of reporting in observational studies in veterinary medicine
    Jan M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses and Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 113:323-30. 2014
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Associations between infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis at weaning and ultrasongraphically measured body composition traits in yearling cattle
    Lucas D Funk
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 244:100-6. 2014
    ..To assess associations between infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) diagnosed at weaning and production traits in yearling beef calves...
  50. doi request reprint The myth of informed consent in rectal cancer surgery: what do patients retain?
    Adena S Scheer
    Department of Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:970-5. 2012
    ..Previous research in colorectal cancer has focused on survival, recurrence, and functional outcomes. Few have assessed the decisional needs of patients or the information patients are retaining from the informed consent process...
  51. pmc Intestinal cytokine mRNA expression in canine inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis with critical appraisal
    Albert E Jergens
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    Comp Med 59:153-62. 2009
    ..Heterogeneity of results among these studies might be explained by numerous factors including the method of mRNA quantification, stage of disease, and demographic differences in study populations...
  52. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of analgesia resulting from extracorporeal shock wave therapy and radial pressure wave therapy in the limbs of horses and sheep
    Scott R McClure
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:1702-8. 2005
    ..To identify the duration and potential mechanisms of analgesia following extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) and radial pressure wave therapy (RPWT) in limbs of horses and sheep...
  53. ncbi request reprint Single-case experimental designs in veterinary research
    Richard B Evans
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Am J Vet Res 67:189-95. 2006
  54. doi request reprint Serum cortisol concentration and force plate analysis in the assessment of pain associated with sodium urate-induced acute synovitis in dogs
    Judith D Feldsein
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Am J Vet Res 71:940-5. 2010
    ..To determine the relationship between serum cortisol concentration and pain severity as measured by force platform gait analysis in dogs with experimentally induced synovitis of the stifle joint...
  55. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tibial plateau angle between clinically normal Greyhounds and Labrador Retrievers with and without rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament
    Vicki L Wilke
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1250, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 221:1426-9. 2002
    ..To compare tibial plateau angle (TPA) between Greyhounds without damage to the cranial cruciate ligaments and Labrador Retrievers with and without damage to the cranial cruciate ligaments...
  56. doi request reprint Characterization of spatiotemporal gait characteristics in clinically normal dogs and dogs with spinal cord disease
    Wanda J Gordon-Evans
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Am J Vet Res 70:1444-9. 2009
    ..CONCLUSIONS AND CLINICAL RELEVANCE-Use of spatiotemporal gait characteristics appears to have potential for use as an outcome measure for dogs with neurologic disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Ochlerotatus trivittatus (Coq.), Aedes albopictus (Skuse), and Culex pipiens (L.) to West Nile virus infection
    Sonthaya Tiawsirisup
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50014, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:190-7. 2004
    ..2 (3.4-4.6)) CID50s/mL, the predicted ID10+/-95% CI of Oc. trivittatus. Consequently this mosquito, which also feeds on humans and birds has the potential to serve as a bridge vector and as a maintenance vector among mammals...
  58. doi request reprint Effects of extracorporeal shock wave therapy on wounds of the distal portion of the limbs in horses
    Dean D Morgan
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 234:1154-61. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effects of focused, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) on the healing of wounds of the distal portion of the limbs in horses...
  59. doi request reprint Identification of chromosomal regions associated with cranial cruciate ligament rupture in a population of Newfoundlands
    Vicki L Wilke
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Am J Vet Res 70:1013-7. 2009
    ..To identify chromosomal regions associated with cranial cruciate ligament rupture (CCLR) in a population of Newfoundlands...
  60. doi request reprint In vitro antibacterial properties of magnesium metal against Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus
    Duane A Robinson
    Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Acta Biomater 6:1869-77. 2010
    ..The results demonstrate an antibacterial effect of Mg on three common aerobic bacterial organisms, the mechanism of which appears to be an alkaline pH...
  61. doi request reprint Relationship between objective and subjective assessment of limb function in normal dogs with an experimentally induced lameness
    Andrew S Waxman
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Vet Surg 37:241-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the relationship between previously used subjective and objective measures of limb function in normal dogs that had an induced lameness...
  62. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical evaluation of substance P and calcitonin gene-related peptide in skin and periosteum after extracorporeal shock wave therapy and radial pressure wave therapy in sheep
    Janan M Abed
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:323-8. 2007
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  63. pmc Evaluation of a ceftiofur-washed whole cell Streptococcus suis bacterin in pigs
    Francisco J Pallares
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Can J Vet Res 68:236-40. 2004
    ..suis bacterin with Montanide ISA 50 adjuvant significantly (P < 0.05) reduced bacteremia, meningitis, pneumonia, and mortality associated with S. suis challenge. Further work on this novel approach to bacterin production is warranted...
  64. ncbi request reprint Distribution of vertical forces in the pads of Greyhounds and Labrador Retrievers during walking
    M Faulkner Besancon
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Am J Vet Res 65:1497-501. 2004
    ..To document peak vertical force (PVF) and vertical impulse (VI) in the pads of Greyhounds and Labrador Retrievers...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effect of surgical technique on limb function after surgery for rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament in dogs
    Michael G Conzemius
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 226:232-6. 2005
    ..To determine the outcome and effect of surgical technique on limb function after surgery for rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament (RCCL) and injury to the medial meniscus in Labrador Retrievers...