Author Archives: Annettevet

About Annettevet

I'm a Norwegian practicing as a veterinarian in Durham, England. I`ve recently qualified as a veterinarian at Glasgow University. This is a blog about my experiences as a vet student and now as a veterinarian. “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”

Hind limb lameness – immature Large breed dog

Approach to lameness Hip dysplasia Osteochondrosis (Patellar luxation) (Cranial cruciate ligament disease) Other causes –      Metaphyseal osteopathy –      Nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism   Approach to the lame dog What are you trying to achieve? –      Why is the dog lame? Dx … Continue reading

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Veterinary public health review

Category 1- stained Patent blue V all SRM-  Specific risk material entire bodies of dead animals and carcases all body parts (incl hides) of animals suspected or confirmed as having TSE All material (cludge) collected from waste water in ruminant … Continue reading

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Antimicrobial Pharmacology

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GI Pharmacology

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Analgesia pharmacology

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How antibiotics act selectively against bacteria

How can antibiotics act selectively against bacteria? Why may antibiotics have no effect on bacteria? Describe the main bacterial antibiotic resistance mechanisms. Antibiotics are selectively toxic against bacteria because bacteria differs greatly from human cells, mainly the bacteria have cell … Continue reading

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Straphylococci

Staphylococci are gram +ve cocci that form irregular bunches of cocci that resembles bunches of grapes. They occur as commensals of skin and mucosa, and some act as opertunistic pathogen causing pyogenic infections. Staphylococci are non motile and catalase positive. … Continue reading

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