Alexandra Ludin

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On an Austrian pig breeding and finishing farm containing 13,000 pigs a mange prevalence of 38.7% according to the results of the skin scraping and 28.2% based on serology was determined. Due to the insufficient treatment (single treatment of the sows using Phoxim [Sebacil pour on]), sustainable control was impossible. That could be confirmed by the high(More)
In a closed pig breeding and finishing herd suffering from sarcoptic mange, two selected groups of pigs were filmed during a period of 10 days before and after treatment. The observation always commenced each hour and lasted for 15 min. Before treatment, observations was done round the clock, after treatment from 8:00 to 22:15. Before treatment the pens(More)
UNLABELLED Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common joint disorder affecting circa 2% of the population. OBJECTIVES It has been suggested that secretion of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) could play a role in the chain of events leading to OA. METHODS In the present study, healthy mice were injected intra-articularly with VEGF. RESULTS Shortly after(More)
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