Oral presentations: Sir Arnold Theiler Memorial Lecture: One Health: a decade of shared experiences and benefits / Blumberg, Lucille -- Effects of thiopentone, propofol and alfaxalone on laryngeal motion during oral laryngoscopy in healthy dogs / Smalle, T.M. -- Phytochemicals – an alternative to synthetic chemical acaricides? / Adenubi, O.T. -- Histomorphology, fatty acid composition and molecular characterization of healthy adipose tissue and pansteatitis tissue in the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) / Azeez, O.I.-- Identification and characterisation of Ehrlichia ruminantium vaccine candidate epitopes / Thema, N. -- Sensitivity and specificity of three pregnancy-associated glycoprotein ELISA tests in South African dairy cattle / Motimele, B.-- Pathogenesis of kidney disease in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus): preliminary findings / Lane, E.P.-- Single-incision laparoscopic sterilization of the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) / Hartman, M.J.-- Osteology of the carpal region of the southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum) / Meusel, E.G. -- Host immune response profiles of calves following vaccination with live BCG and inactivated Mycobacterium bovis vaccine candidates / Van der Heijden, E.M.D.L. -- The effects of injectable trace mineral supplementation on semen quality in bulls / Ferreira, G.M.
Poster presentations: 1. Etorphine-ketamine-medetomidine total intravenous anaesthesia in wild impala (Aepyceros melampus) of 120 minute duration / Zeiler G.E., Stegmann G.F., Fosgate G.T., Buck R.K., Kästner S.B.R. Kummrow M., Gerlach C., Meyer L.C.R. -- 2. Evaluation of two different doses of butorphanol-medetomidine-midazolam for anaesthesia in free-ranging versus captive black-footed cats (Felis nigripes) / Eggers B., Meyer L., Tordiffe A., Sliwa A., Wilson B., Lawrenz A., Lamberski N. -- 3. The immunomodulatory and intracellular activity of the acetone extract of Oxyanthus speciosus against human (U937) and mouse (RAW 264.7) macrophage cell lines / Aro A.O., Dzoyem, J.P., Eloff, J.N., McGaw L.J. -- 4. Investigations of medicinal plants used traditionally in southern Africa to treat helminth infections in sheep / Sakong B.M., Ahmed A.S., Adamu M., Naidoo V., Eloff J.N., McGaw L.J. -- 5. Investigation of antimicrobial activity and safety of two Newtonia spp. with potential for alleviating infectious diarrhoea symptoms / Motlhatlego K.E., Ahmed A.S., Eloff J.N., McGaw L.J. -- 6. Cutaneous neoplasms in dogs in South Africa: a retrospective study of 2553 cases / Tompkins S.C., Fosgate G., Williams J., Clift S.J. -- 7. Important trace element concentrations in ovine liver as determined by energy dispersive handheld X-ray fluorescence spectrometry / Van Loggerenberg D.E., Myburgh J.G., Laver P., Botha C.J. --
8. Anthelmintic, antifungal and cytotoxic activities of acetone leaf extracts, fractions and isolated compounds from Ptaeroxylon obliquum / Ramadwa T.E., McGaw L.J., Adamu M., Eloff J.N. -- 9. Is being with girls stressful? Social environment influences hormone levels in male giraffes / Wolf T.E., Bennett N.C., Burroughs R., Ganswindt A. -- 10. Thoracic limb myology of Temminck’s ground pangolin (Smutsia temminckii) / Steyn C., Crole M.R., Soley J.T. -- 11. Gross morphology of Musculi bulbi of the ostrich (Struthio camelus) and emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) / Kleyn E., Crole M.R. -- 12. The importance of faecal androgen metabolite monitoring in conservation of the endangered Southern Ground-Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri) / Neller S., Koetze A., Bennet N., Kemp L., Ganswindt A. -- 13. Poo’s potential – can we link different land use practices to stress-related hormone levels in leopards (Panthera pardus)? / Webster A.B., Burroughs R.E.J., Laver P.N., Ganswindt A. -- 14. Clinical signs, synovial fluid cytology and growth factor concentrations after intra-articular use of a platelet-rich product in horses with osteoarthritis / Smit Y., Goddard A., Mahne A.T., Thompson P.N., Marais H.J. -- 15. Case report: Routine inflammatory markers in an injured white rhinoceros / Hooijberg E.H., Cray C., Du Preez J.P., Steenkamp G., Goddard A. -- 16. Prevalence of and risk factors for feline hyperthyroidism in South Africa / McLean J.L., Lobetti R.G., Thompson P.N., Schoeman J.P.
Organising Committee: Prof Tshepo Matjila (Chairperson/Scientific Committee), Prof Vinny Naidoo, Prof Marinda Oosthuizen, Prof Andre Ganswindt, Prof Geoffrey Fosgate, Prof Brighton Dzikiti, Prof Lyndy McGaw, Ms Alet Wannenburg, Ms Maude da Cal, Mr Fransie Lottering
Abstracts of the oral and poster presentations delivered at the 2016 Faculty Day held at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa.
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