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Moredun Scientific regularly participate in animal health congresses and scientific meetings to communicate the latest developments and additions to our disease model portfolio. A number of studies using our models have been published in partnership with our clients. A selection of scientific posters and publications is found below:

Animal Health Scientific Posters

Development and validation of a PRRSV challenge model in pigs

Scientific poster presented at IPVS 2016.


Efficacy of an antibiotic against APP using an experimental challenge model in piglets

Scientific poster presented at IPVS 2016 describing a study conducted with Merial Animal Health.


Validation of Mannhemia haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida challenge models in calves

Scientific poster presented at the European Buiatrics Congress 2015.


Antibiotic efficacy study using a Staphylococcus aureus experimental model of mastitis

Scientific poster presented at the World Buiatrics Congress with Ceva Animal Health.


Development and validation of a Streptococcus suis meningitis model in piglets

Scientific poster presented at IPVS.


Development and validation of a Pasteurella multocida challenge model in pigs

Scientific poster presented at the Moredun “Trends in swine infectious diseases” conference (November 2017).

Animal Health Scientific Publications

Validation of livestock infectious disease models

(Review article. International Animal Health Journal 2016)

Microscopical Lesions and Antigen Distribution in Bovine Fetal Tissues and Placentae Following Experimental Infection with Bovine Herpesvirus-1 during pregnancy.

(Bovine Herpesvirus-1 model)


Selected publications in partnership with our clients

Bovine respiratory disease

Comparative efficacy of tulathromycin and tildipirosin for the treatment of experimental Mycoplasma bovis infection in calves

(Publication with Zoetis Animal Health)

Determination of the Duration of Antibacterial Efficacy following Administration of Gamithromycin Using a Bovine Mannheimia haemolytica Challenge Model.

(Publication with Merial Animal Health)

Efficacy of an intranasal modified live bovine respiratory syncitial virus and temperature-sensitive parainfluenza type 3 virus vaccine in 3-week-old calves experimentally challenged with PI3V.

(Publication with Pfizer Animal Health)

Treatment of experimentally induced bovine respiratory disease in young calves with a single administration of a combination of florfenicol and meloxicam

(Publication with Ceva Animal Health)


A comparison of fluke egg excretion, coproantigen values and live weight gain in cattle treated at housing with flukicides with different spectra of activity.

(Publication with the University of Glasgow)

Efficacy of treatment of cattle for liver fluke at housing: influence of differences in flukicidal activity against juvenile Fasciola hepatica

(Publication with the University of Glasgow)

The efficacy of monepantel against naturally acquired inhibited and developing fourth-stage larvae of Teladorsagia circumcinta in sheep in the United Kingdom.

(Publication with Novartis Animal Health)

Porcine bacterial disease

Association between Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection in laryngeal swabs and lung lesions under experimental conditions

(Publication with Boehringer Ingelheim)

Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of a water soluble formulation of tylvalosin in the control of enzootic pneumonia associated with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Pasteurella multocida in pigs.

            (Publication with Eco Animal Health)