Catriona H. Lyle

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BACKGROUND Episodic collapse in horses has equine welfare and human safety implications. There are, however, no published case series describing this syndrome. OBJECTIVES To characterize the cause and outcomes for horses referred for investigation of episodic collapse. ANIMALS Twenty-five horses referred for investigation of single or multiple episodes(More)
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Sudden death adversely affects racehorse welfare, jockey safety and the public perception of horseracing. OBJECTIVE To describe the risk of racing-associated sudden death in Thoroughbred racehorses in the UK from 2000 to 2007, to identify whether there were risk factors uniquely associated with sudden death and to improve the(More)
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY To improve the understanding of exercise related sudden death in Thoroughbred racehorses. OBJECTIVES To describe the post mortem findings in cases of sudden death associated with exercise in 268 Thoroughbred racehorses. METHODS Gross and histological post mortem findings of 268 cases of sudden death were collated and(More)
Salmonellosis is a common healthcare-associated infection in large-animal hospitals, and surveillance for Salmonella is an integral part of comprehensive infection control programmes in populations at risk. The present study compares the effectiveness of two culture techniques for recovery of Salmonella from environmental samples obtained in a large-animal(More)
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Adverse effects on renal health and haemostasis have been documented in human patients administered hydroxyethyl starches (HESs). Gelatins may represent useful substitutes should similar adverse effects be identified in horses. OBJECTIVES To compare the effects of a 4% modified fluid gelatin (MFG) with a 6% (130/0.4) HES on(More)
Salmonellosis is a common healthcare-associated infection in large-animal hospitals, and surveillance for Salmonella is an integral part of comprehensive infection control programmes in populations at risk. The present study compares the effectiveness of two culture techniques for recovery of Salmonella from environmental samples obtained in a large-animal(More)
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