Hermann Haertel

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Eighty-four calves with respiratory disease from 18 herds in different parts of Finland were chosen for a study evaluating the capacity of different respiratory pathogens to cause changes in different acute phase protein concentrations, white blood cell (WBC) count and clinical signs. The selected acute phase proteins were fibrinogen, haptoglobin, serum(More)
Pathogens causing bovine respiratory tract disease in Finland were investigated. Eighteen cattle herds with bovine respiratory disease were included. Five diseased calves from each farm were chosen for closer examination and tracheobronchial lavage. Blood samples were taken from the calves at the time of the investigation and from 86 calves 3-4 weeks later.(More)
The pharmacokinetics of sulphadoxine-trimethoprim was studied in 6 pre-ruminant calves using two different products. Product A, which contained 200 mg sulphadoxine and 40 mg trimethoprim per mL, was administered intravenously or subcutaneously at a dosage of 25 mg sulphadoxine and 5 mg trimethoprim.kg-1 bodyweight. Product B, containing 62.5 mg sulphadoxine(More)
Introduction The number of suckler cow beef herds is increasing in Finland. Prevalence studies about gastrointestinal parasites and lungworms of grazing beef cattle in southern Finland are not available. Systematic anthelmintic treatment is not widely used and there is no recommended treatment protocol available. The aim of this study was to obtain basic(More)
PURPOSE First trimester screening (FTS) according to Nicolaides is now a worldwide established method for prenatal aneuloidy screening. An improvement was achieved by the "Advanced First Trimester Screening" (AFS). It was the aim of the current study to set up scatter plots from nuchal translucency (NT), Papp-A and fbeta-hCG, to derive likelihood ratios(More)