VetCompass Australia publications and reports

Rynhoud, H., Croton, C., Henry, G. et al. The effects of oclacitinib treatment on antimicrobial usage in allergic dogs in primary practice: an Australia wide case-control study. BMC Vet Res 18, 151, 2022.

Clark, Nicholas, Proboste, Tatiana, Weerasinghe, Guyan & Soares Magalhães, Ricardo.Near-term forecasting of companion animal tick paralysis incidence: An iterative ensemble model. PLoS computational biology 2022. 18. e1009874. 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1009874. 

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 2022, 11, 55.

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 202111, 493.

Mazeau, L.; Wylie, C.; Boland, L. A shift towards early-age desexing of cats under veterinary care in Australia. Sci Rep 2021.

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. Vet Rec. 2020 Nov 28;187(11):e95. doi: 10.1136/vr.105997. Epub 2020 Aug 21. PMID: 32826347.

Hur, B.; Baldwin, T.; Verspoor, K.; Hardefeldt, L.; and Gilkerson, J. Domain Adaptation and Instance Selection for Disease Syndrome Classification over Veterinary Clinical Notes. Proc 19th SIGBioMed Workshop Biomed Language Processing 2020, 156-66.

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 Veterinary Research 2020, 16:157.

Hur B.A., Hardefeldt L.Y., Verspoor K.M., Baldwin T., Gilkerson J. 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.

Yoon, S., Fleeman, L.M., Wilson, B.J., Mansfield, C.M. and McGreevy, P. Epidemiological study of dogs with diabetes mellitus attending primary care veterinary clinics in Australia. Veterinary Record 2020. Published Online First: 12 February 2020. doi: 10.1136/vr.105467

Hur, B., Hardefeldt, L. , Verspoor, K. , Baldwin, T. and Gilkerson, J. Using natural language processing and VetCompass to understand antimicrobial usage patterns in Australia. Aust Vet J 2019, 97: 298-300. doi:10.1111/avj.12836

McGreevy, P., Masters, S., Richards, L., Soares Magalhaes, R.J., Peaston, A., Combs, M., Irwin, P.J., Lloyd, J., Croton, C., Wylie, C. and Wilson, B. (2019). Identification of Microchip Implantation Events for Dogs and Cats in the VetCompass Australia Database. Animals. doi:10.3390/ani9070423

Mansfield, C., Renwick, M., Stevenson, M., Wiethoelter, A. (2018) Summary of the University of Melbourne investigation into Megaoesophagus and its association with pet food.

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, S., Irwin, P.J., Irons, P., Squires, R., Brodbelt, D., Hammond, J. (2017). VetCompass Australia: A National Big Data Collection System for Veterinary Science. Animals 7, 74. doi:10.3390/ani7100074