VetCompass Australia publications and reports

McGreevy, P.; Thomson, P.; Dhand, N.K.; Raubenheimer, D.; Masters, S.; Mansfield, C.S.; Baldwin, T.; Soares Magalhaes, R.J.; Rand, J.; Hill, P.; Peaston, A.; Gilkerson, J.; Combs, M.; Raidal, R.; Irwin, P.; Irons, P.; Squires, R.; Brodbelt, D.; Hammond, J. VetCompass Australia: A National Big Data Collection System for Veterinary Science. Animals 20177, 74.

McGreevy, P.; Masters, S.; Richards, L.; Soares Magalhaes, R.J.; Peaston, A.; Combs, M.; Irwin, P.J.; Lloyd, J.; Croton, C.; Wylie, C.; Wilson, B. Identification of Microchip Implantation Events for Dogs and Cats in the VetCompass Australia Database. Animals 20199, 423.

Hur, B.; Hardefeldt, L.Y.; Verspoor, K.M.; Baldwin, T.; Gilkerson, J.R. Using natural language processing and VetCompass to understand antimicrobial usage patterns in Australia. Aust Vet J 2019, 97, 298-300.

Hur, B.; Hardefeldt, L.Y.; Verspoor, K.M.; Baldwin, T.; Gilkerson, J.R. Describing the antimicrobial usage patterns of companion animal veterinary practices; free text analysis of more than 4.4 million consultation records. PLOS ONE 2020, 15, 3. e0230049.

Yoon, S.; Fleeman, L.M.; Wilson, B.J.’ Mansfield, C.S.; McGreevy, P. Epidemiological study of dogs with diabetes mellitus attending primary care veterinary clinics in Australia. Veterinary Record 2020, 187, e22-e22.

Mansfield, C.; Renwick, M.; Stevenson; M.; Wiethoelter, A. Summary of the University of Melbourne investigation into Megaoesophagus and its association with pet food. 2020.

Renwick, M.; Stevenson, M.A.; Wiethoelter, A.; Mansfield, C. A case-control study to identify risk factors for adult-onset idiopathic megaoesophagus in Australian dogs, 2017–2018. BMC Vet Res 2020, 16, 157.

Hardefeldt, L.; Hur, B.; Verspoor, K.; Baldwin, T.; Bailey, K.E.; Scarborough, R.; Richards, S.; Billman-Jacobe, H.; Browning, G.F.; Gilkerson, J. Use of cefovecin in dogs and cats attending first-opinion veterinary practices in Australia. Veterinary Record 2020, 187, e95-e95.

Hur, B.; Baldwin, T.; Verspoor, K.; Hardefeldt, L.; Gilkerson, J.R. Domain Adaptation and Instance Selection for Disease Syndrome Classification over Veterinary Clinical Notes. In Proceedings of the 19th SIGBioMed Workshop on Biomedical Language Processing 2020, 156–166, Online. Association for Computational Linguistics.

Renwick, M. S.; Wiethoelter, A.; Mansfield, C. Outbreak investigation of canine acquired idiopathic megaoesophagus in Australia, 2017-2018. International Journal of Epidemiology 2021, 50.

Yu, Y.; Wilson, B.; Masters, S.; van Rooy, D.; McGreevy, P.D. Mortality Resulting from Undesirable Behaviours in Dogs Aged Three Years and under Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in Australia. Animals 2021, 11, 493.

Mazeau, L.; Wylie, C.; Boland, L.; Beatty, J.A. A shift towards early-age desexing of cats under veterinary care in Australia. Scientific Reports 2021, 11(1), 811.

Hur, B.; Hardefeldt, L.Y.; Verspoor, K.M.; Baldwin, T.; Gilkerson, J.R. Overcoming challenges in extracting prescribing habits from veterinary clinics using big data and deep learning. Australian Veterinary Journal 2022, 100(5), 220-222.

Rynhoud, H.; Croton, C.; Henry, G.; Meler, E.; Gibson, J.S.; Soares Magalhaes, R.J. The effects of oclacitinib treatment on antimicrobial usage in allergic dogs in primary practice: an Australia wide case-control study. BMC Vet Res 2020, 18, 151.

Hur, B.; Hardefeldt, L.Y.; Verspoor, K.M.; Baldwin, T.; Gilkerson, J.R. Evaluating the dose, indication and agreement with guidelines of antimicrobial use in companion animal practice with natural language processing. JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance 2022, 4(1).

Spröhnle-Barrera, C.H.; McGhie, J.; Allavena, R.E.; Owen, H.C.; Palmieri, C.; Barnes, T.S. Epidemiology and Survival of Dogs Diagnosed with Splenic Lymphoid Hyperplasia, Complex Hyperplasia, Stromal Sarcoma and Histiocytic Sarcoma. Animals 202212, 960.

Kalnins, N.J.; Croton, C.; Haworth, M.; Gibson, J.; Purcell, S.L.; Stewart, A.J. A VetCompass Australia Study of Antimicrobial Use in Dog-to-Dog Bite Wounds (1998–2018). Antibiotics 202211, 55.

Clark, N.; Proboste, T.; Weerasinghe, G.; Soares Magalhães, R. Near-term forecasting of companion animal tick paralysis incidence: An iterative ensemble model. PLoS computational biology 2022, 18.

Hur, B.; Richards, S.; Scarborough, R.; Browning, G.; Billman-Jacobe, H.; Gilkerson, J.R.; Ierardo, J.; Awad, M.; Chay, R.; Bailey, K.E. Antimicrobial stewardship in companion animal practice: an implementation trial in 135 general practice veterinary clinics. JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance 2022, 4(1).

Purcell B.; Wiethoelter, A.; Dandrieux, J. Prednisolone prescribing practices for dogs in Australia. PLOS ONE 2023, 18(2).

Sprohnle-Barrera, C. H. Pathological analysis of Splenic Nodular Lesions in Dogs. School of Veterinary Science. UQ eSpace, The University of Queensland. Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science, 2023, 139. UQeSpace

Murphy, B.J.; Stevenson, M.A.; Mansfield, C.S. Bodyweight and body condition scores of Australian British shorthaired cats, 2008-2017. Front Vet Sci. 2023.

Tripovich, J.S.; Wilson, B.; McGreevy, P.D.; Quain, A. Incidence and risk factors of heat-related illness in dogs from New South Wales, Australia (1997–2017). Aust Vet J. 2023, 1–12.

Joonè, C.J.; Konovalov, D.A. The effect of neuter status on longevity in the Rottweiler dog. Sci Rep 2023, 13, 17845.

Velie, B.D.; Milden, T.; Miller, H.; Haase, B. An estimation of osteochondrodysplasia prevalence in Australian Scottish Fold cats: a retrospective study using VetCompass Data. BMC Vet Res 2023, 19, 252.

Owada, K.; Pirashanna, N.; Knibbs, L.; Soares Magalhães, R.; Palmieri, C. Associations between Canine Urothelial Cell Carcinoma and Climate and Environmental Pollution in Queensland, Australia: An Ecological Study. SSRN 2023 Electronic Journal.

Owada, K.; Palmieri, C.; Hum W.; Gan, T.; Knibbs, L.; Soares Magalhães, R. Geospatial co-distribution of human and canine urothelial cell carcinoma and associated environmental risk factors in Queensland, Australia. ISEE Conference Abstracts, 2023, 1.

Hur, B.; Verspoor, K.M.; Baldwin, T.; Hardefeldt, L.Y.; Pfeiffer, C.; Mansfield, C.; Scarborough, R.; Gilkerson, J.R. Using natural language processing and patient journey clustering for temporal phenotyping of antimicrobial therapies for cat bite abscesses. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2024, 223.


See also the VetCompass Australia Google Scholar profile.