• Publications
  • Influence
Diagnostic Accuracy of Canine Scent Detection in Early- and Late-Stage Lung and Breast Cancers
Background: Lung and breast cancers are leading causes of cancer death worldwide. Prior exploratory work has shown that patterns of biochemical markers have been found in the exhaled breath ofExpand
  • 376
  • 15
  • PDF
Efficacy of drug detection by fully-trained police dogs varies by breed, training level, type of drug and search environment.
Some recent publications claim that the effectiveness of police canine drug detection is uncertain and likely minimal, and that the deterrent effect of dogs on drug users is low. It is also claimedExpand
  • 69
  • 5
Identification of volatile lung cancer markers by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry: comparison with discrimination by canines
In this work, a chromatographic method for identification of volatile organic compounds was compared with canine recognition. Gas chromatography and mass spectrometry (GC–TOF MS) were used forExpand
  • 100
  • 3
Determination of volatile organic compounds as potential markers of lung cancer by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry versus trained dogs
Abstract The main aim of the study was qualitative and quantitative analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) occurring in biological samples such as exhaled air obtained from 108 patients withExpand
  • 55
  • 2
Canine olfactory receptor gene polymorphism and its relation to odor detection performance by sniffer dogs.
The outstanding sensitivity of the canine olfactory system has been acknowledged by using sniffer dogs in military and civilian service for detection of a variety of odors. It is hypothesized thatExpand
  • 51
  • 2
  • PDF
Effects of handling on behaviour and heart rate in Konik horses: comparison of stable and forest reared youngstock
Abstract Thirty foals and young Konik horses born in 3 consecutive years and reared up to weaning either in a forest reserve (R) or conventional stable (S) were compared with respect to behaviouralExpand
  • 89
  • 2
Heritability of hair whorl position on the forehead in Konik horses.
There are studies on the relationship between the position and shape of hair whorls on bovine forehead and phenotypic traits. According to anecdotal beliefs by horse users and handlers, temperamentalExpand
  • 15
  • 2
Analysis of exhaled breath for disease detection.
Breath analysis is a young field of research with great clinical potential. As a result of this interest, researchers have developed new analytical techniques that permit real-time analysis ofExpand
  • 97
  • 1
Effectiveness of Divergent Selection for Open-Field Activity in Rabbits and Correlated Response for Body Weight and Fertility
Two lines deriving from the same rabbit stock were selected for 8 generations for high (H) or low (L) locomotor activity score in the open field (OFS). The divergent selection was most effective upExpand
  • 18
  • 1