Viltmedisingruppen på Evenstad deltar i flere ulike prosjekter med hjortevilt og store rovdyr i Skandinavia.  Gruppen består av ti veterinær og to veterinærstudenter.  Hovedfokus for forskningen er anestesi og stressfysiologi. Gruppen jobber også med kartlegging av smittsomme sykdommer.

 

Elg og veterinærer på snø

Prøvetagning på bedøvet elg. Foto: Jon M. Arnemo

elg og veterinærer

Prøvetagning på bedøvet elg. Foto: Jon M. Arnemo

 

 

 

 

 

bjørn og veterinærer

Sjekk av tannhelse på en sovende bjørn. Foto: Jon M Arnemo

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Blodprøvetagning på ulv. Foto: Jon M. Arnemo

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Populærviteskapelig artikler, avisinnlegg, rapporter 2012:

  • Arnemo JM. Fra biomedisin til blyrester og conservation medicine. I: Fjeld K, editor. Evenstad i 100. Fra skogskole til universitet. Vallset: Oplandske Bokforlag, 2012: 221.
  • Arnemo JM, Evans AL. Secrets of the bears. Public Service Review: European Science & Technology 17, 2012: 84.
  • Arnemo JM, Evans A, Fahlman Å, editors. Biomedical protocols for free-ranging brown bears, gray wolves, wolverines and lynx. Evenstad: Hedmark University College, 2012. http://www.rovviltportalen.no/content.ap?thisId=500039688 (06.03.2012)

 

Publikasjoner 2010-2012:

  • Revsbech IG, Malte H, Fröbert O,Evans AL, Blanc S, Josefsson J, Fago A.Decrease in the red cell cofactor 2,3-diphosphoglycerate increases hemoglobin oxygen affinity in the hibernating brown bearUrsus arctos.  American Journal of Physiology, Regulatory, Integrative and Compartive Physiology. 11/2012. DOI:10.1152/ajpregu.00440.2012
  • Evans AL, Fahlman Å, Ericsson G, Haga HA, Arnemo JM. Physiological evaluation of free-ranging moose (Alces alces) immobilized with etorphine-xylazine-acepromazine in Northern Sweden. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2012, 54:77 doi:10.1186/1751-0147-54-77  http://www.actavetscand.com/content/pdf/1751-0147-54-77.pdf  
  • Fahlman Å, Caulkett N,Arnemo JM, Neuhaus P, Ruckstuhl KE. Efficacy of a portable oxygen concentrator with pulsed delivery for treatment of hypoxemia during anesthesia of wildlife. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 2012; 43: 67-76.
  • Arinell K, Sahdo B,Evans AL,Arnemo JM, Baandrup U, Fröbert O. Brown bears (Ursus arctos) seem resistant to atherosclerosis despite highly elevated plasma lipids during hibernation and active state. Clinical and Translational Science 2012; 5: 269-272. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00370.x
  • Léchenne MS,Arnemo JM, Bröjer C, Andrén H, Ågren EO. Mortalities due to constipation and dystocia caused by intraperitoneal radio transmitters in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx). European Journal of Wildlife Research 2012: 58: 503-506.
  • Painer J, Zedrosser A,Arnemo JM,Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Segerström P, Swenson JE. Effects of different doses of medetomidine and tiletamine-zolazepam on the duration of induction and immobilization in free-ranging yearling brown bears (Ursus arctos). Canadian Journal of Zoology 2012; 90: 754-758.
  • Rostal MK,Evans AL,Solberg EJ,Arnemo JM. Hematology and serum biochemistry reference ranges of free-ranging moose (Alces alces) in Norway. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 2012; 48: 548-559.
  • Koren, L., Whiteside, D.,Fahlman, Å., Ruckstuhl, K., Kutz, S., Checkley, S., and Wynne-Edwards, K.E., Cortisol and corticosterone independence in cortisol-dominant wildlife. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2012, Vol. 177: 113-119.
  • Fahlman, Å., Caulkett, N.,Arnemo, JM,Neuhaus, P., and K. Ruckstuhl. Efficacy of a portable oxygen concentrator with pulsed delivery for treatment of hypoxemia during anesthesia of wildlife. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, March 2012, Vol. 43, Issue 1: 67-76.
  • Evans AL, Sahlén V, Støen OG, Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Madslien K, Fröbert O, Swenson, Arnemo JM. Capture, anesthesia and disturbance of free-ranging brown bears (Ursus arctos) during hibernation. PLoS ONE 2012; 7: e40520. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0040520
  • Stewart P, Campbell L, Skogtvedt S, Griffin KA, Arnemo JM, Tryland M, Girling S, Miller MW, Tranulis MA, Goldmann W. Genetic predictions of prion disease susceptibility in carnivore species based on variability of the prion gene coding region. PLoS One 2012; 7: e50623. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0050623 
  • Arnemo JM, Evans AL, Miller AL,Ø. Os (2011). Effective Immobilizing doses of Medetomidine-Ketmine in Free-ranging Wild Norwegian Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 47: 755-758.
  • Evans A. L., C.G das Neves, G.F. Finstad, K.B. Beckmen, E. Sjerve, I.H. Nymo and M.Tryland. Evidence of alphaherpesvirus infections in Alaskan caribou and reindeer. BMC Veterinary Research. BMC Veterinary Research 8 (1), 5.
  • Arinell, K., B. Sahdo, A.L. Evans , J.M. Arnemo, U. Baandrup, O. Fröbert. Brown bears ( Ursus arctos ) seem resistant to atherosclerosis despite highly elevated plasma lipids during hibernation and active state. Clinical and Translational Science. Accepted 17.11.11.
  • Fahlman, Å., Arnemo, J. M.,Swenson, J. E., Brunberg, S., Pringle, J., and Nyman, G. (2011) Physiologic evaluation of capture and anesthesia with medetomidine-zolazepam-tiletamine in brown bears (Ursus arctos). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 42:1-11,  
  • Fink, T., J. G. Rasmussen, J. Emmersen, L. Pilgaard,Å. Fahlman, S. Brunberg, J. Josefsson,J. M. Arnemo, V. Zachar, J. E. Swenson, and O. Fröbert. (2011) Adipose-derived stem cells from the brown bear (Ursus arctos) spontaneously undergo chondrogenic and osteogenic differentiation in vitro. Stem Cell Research 7:89–95, 
  • Rosell, F., Jojola, S. M., Ingdal, K., Lassen, B.A., Swenson, J. E.,Arnemo, J. M, & Zedrosser, A. (2011) Brown bears possess anal sacs and secretions may code for sex. Journal of Zoology 283:143-152.
  • Eriksen A, Wabakken P, Zimmermann B, Andreassen HP,Arnemo JM, Gundersen H, Liberg O, Linnell J, Milner JM, Pedersen HC, Sand H, Solberg EJ, Storaas T. Temporal activity patterns of predator and prey: a simultaneous study of GPS-collared wolves and moose. Animal Behaviour 2011; 81: 423-431.
  • Fink T, Rasmussen JG, Emmersen J,Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Josefsson J,Arnemo JM, Zachar V, Swenson JE, Fröbert O. Adipose-derived stem cells from the Scandinavian brown bear (Ursus arctos) spontaneously undergo chondrogenic and osteogenic differentiation. Stem Cell Research 2011: 7: 89-95.
  • Léchenne MS,Arnemo JM, Bröjer C, Andrén H, Ågren EO. Mortalities due to constipation and dystocia caused by intraperitoneal radio transmitters in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx). European Journal of Wildlife Research 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s10344-011-0572-4
  • Neumann W, Ericsson G, Dettki H,Arnemo JM. Effect of immobilization on female moose (Alces alces) activity and space use. Canadian Journal of Zoology 2011; 89: 1013-1018.
  • Fahlman, Å.;J. Pringle;J. M. Arnemo; J. E. Swenson; S. Brunberg and G. Nyman (2010) Treatment of hypoxemia during anesthesia of brown bears (Ursus arctos) Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 41(1):161-164,        
  • Fröbert, O; K. Christensen;Å. Fahlman; S. Brunberg; J. Josefsson; E. Särndahl; J.E. Swenson &J.M. Arnemo(2010) Platelet function in brown bear (Ursus arctos) compared to man Thrombosis Journal 8:11
  • Rostal, M., A.L. Evans, R. Sang, S. Gikundi, L. Akoolo, L. Wakhule, J. Macharia, D. Feikin, R. Breiman, T. Ksiazek, and M.K. Njenga (2010). Identification of potential vectors of and detection of antibodies against Rift Valley fever virus in livestock during interepizootic periods. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 71(5):522-6. 
  • Gandolf, A. R.,Å. Fahlman, J. M. Arnemo, J. L. Dooley, and R. Hamlin (2010) Baseline normal values and phylogenitic class of the electrocardiogram of anesthetized free-ranging brown bears (Ursus arctos). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46:724-730,
  • Dervo B, Skei JK, Berg OK, Kraabøl M,Arnemo JM, Dolmen D. A comparison of external and internal attachments of radio transmitters on adult newts (Triturus cristatus). Amphibia-Reptilia 2010; 31: 229-237.
  • Åkerstedt J, Lillehaug A, Larsen IL, Eide N,Arnemo JM, Handeland K. Serosurvey for canine distemper virus, canine adenovirus,Leptospira interrogans, and Toxoplasma gondii in free-ranging canids in Scandinavia and Svalbard. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 2010; 46: 474-480.
  • Björkman C, Jakubek EB,Arnemo JM, Malmsten J. Seroprevalance of Neospora caninum in gray wolves in Sweden. Veterinary Parasitology 2010; 173: 139-142.

 

Conference Presentations and Proceedings 2010-2012:

  • Jalland CMO, Stewart P,Evans AL, Tryland M, Swenson JE, Røed SS, Christophersen B,Arnemo JM, Goldman W, Tranulis MA. Are brown bears susceptible to prion disease? Analysis of prion protein variation and expression in the Scandinavian brown bear (Ursus arctos) [poster]. Norwegian Biochemical Society Winter meeting 2012, Storefjell, Norway, 19-22 January 2012.
  • Lian M, Evans AL, Bertelsen MF,Fahlman Å, Haga HA, Ericsson G,Arnemo JM. Alleviating hypoxemia in immobilized free-ranging moose (Alces alces) immobilized. Wildlife Disease Association International Conference, Lyon, France, 22-27 July 2012.
  • Evans AL, Singh N, Friebe A, Blanc S, Miller A, Sahlén V, Støen OG,Arnemo JM. Brown bear thermoregulation: seasonal variation and responses to stressors assessed by combined biologging techniques. International Research School in Applied Ecology, 13-17 August 2012, Evenstad, Norway.
  • Painer J, Andrén H,Arnemo JM, Dehnhard M, Göritz F, Linnell J, Odden J, Jewgenow K. Snap-shot blood collection: reproductive hormones in serum samples in free ranging Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) and their value for reproductive assessment. International Symposium of Wildlife Endocrinologists, Wien, September, 2012.
  • Arinell K, Sahdo-Jergos B,Evans AL,Arnemo JM, Fröbert O. A novel translational model for atherosclerosis resistance. European Society of Cardiology Congress, Munich, Germany, August 2012.
  • Caulkett, N, Fahlman Å, Neuhaus P., and Ruckstuhl, K. Ground-based darting of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) with medetomidine-ketamine; efficacy and safety. Abstract. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), Oakland, California, USA, 21-26 Oct. 2012.
  • Ozeki, LM, Fahlman Å, Stenhouse, G., and Caulkett, NA. Novel method of monitoring body temperature in anaesthetised free-ranging brown bears. Abstract. Proceedings of the World Congress of Veterinary Anaesthesia (WCVA), Cape Town, South Africa, 23 - 27 Sept. 2012.
  • Ozeki, LM, Fahlman Å, and Caulkett, NA. Validation of deep rectal insertion of Vital Sense capsules to monitor core temperature in anaesthetised pigs. Abstract. Proceedings of the the WCVA, Cape Town, South Africa, 23 - 27 Sept. 2012.
  • Fahlman Å, Caulkett N, Ruckstuhl KE, Neuman P, and Wolff P. Immobilization with butorphanol-azaperone-medetomidine in desert and Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep: response to oxygen therapy. Abstract. Proceedings of the WDA / EWDA Joint Conference, Lyon, France, 23-27 July 2012.
  • Arinell K, Christensen K, Josefsson J,Arnemo, JM, Evans, A, Frobert O. Comparison of platelet aggregation during hibernation and non-hibernation in Scandinavian brown bears (Ursus arctos). XXIII Congress and 57th Annual SSC meeting International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, July 23-28, 2011, Kyoto, Japan. (Poster)
  • Arnell K, Christensen K, Josefsson J,Arnemo JM, Evans AL,Fröbert O. Comparison of platelet aggregation during hibernation and non-hibernation in Scandinavian brown bears (Ursus arctos). Accepted abstract. International Conference on Bear Research and Management 7/2011, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Painer J,Arnemo JM, Hildebrand TB, Jewgenow K, Linnell JDC, Odden J, Goertitz F. Ultrasound in extreme conditions – reproductive assessment of wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) in northern Norway. Proceedings International Conference on Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals, Lisbon, Portugal, 1-4 June 2011: 63-66.
  • Evans AL, Madslien K, Sahlén V,Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Støen OG, Fröbert O, Swenson JE,Arnemo JM. Capture and Anesthesia of free-ranging brown bears (Ursus arctos) during hibernation. 2011 Meeting of the Nordic Wildlife Disease Association, Oravi, Lake Saimaa, June 2nd-5th, 2011.
  • Stewart P, Skogtvedt S, Griffin K, Swenson JE, Liberg O, Persson J,Arnemo JM, Baron T, Groschup M, Pearson M, Gunn-More D, Girling S, Miller MW, Tranulis MA, Goldman W. Genetic variability and association with prion disease susceptibility of the prion gene in the mammalian order Carnivora. Prion 2011, 9-1 May, Montreal, Canada. PRION 2011; 5 Supplement: 19.
  • Bergvall UA, Kjellander P, Arnemo JM. The representativeness of the sample and individual differences in behavior. 2nd IRSAE Conference, Evenstad, Norway, 8-12 August 2011.
  • Evans AL, Fahlman Å, Ericsson G, Haga A, Arnemo JM. Physiological evaluation of free-ranging moose (Alces alces) immobilized with etorphine-xylazine-acepromazine in Northern Sweden. 2nd IRSAE Conference, Evenstad, Norway, 8-12 August 2011.
  • Arinell K, Christensen K, Josefsson J,Arnemo JM, Evans A, Frobert O. Comparison of platelet aggregation during hibernation and non-hibernation in Scandinavian brown bears (Ursus arctos) [poster]. XXIII Congress and 57th Annual SSC meeting International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, July 23-28, 2011, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Léchenne MS, Bröjer C, Andrén H,Arnemo JM, Ågren EO. Mortalities due to constipation and dystocia caused by intraperitoneal radio transmitters in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) [poster]. International Wildlife Disease Association Annual Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 14-18 August 2011.
  • Reynolds H, Zedrosser, Shideler R, Reynolds P, Swenson J,Arnemo JM, Brunberg S, Garner G, Hechtel J. Is capture of brown bear offspring ethical? 20th International Conference on Bear Research and Management, Ottawa, Canada, 17-23 July 2011.
  • Rosell F, Jojola SM, Ingdal K, Lassen BA, Swenson J,Arnemo JM, Zedrosser, A. Brown bears possess anal sacs and secretions may code for sex [abstract]. Proceeding 12th meeting on Chemical Signals in Vertebrates XII, 28-31 August 2011, Berlin, Germany: 40.
  • Evans A, Sahlén V, Støen OG,Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Madslien K, Fröbert O, Swenson,Arnemo JM. Capture, anesthesia and disturbance of free-ranging brown bears (Ursus arctos) during hibernation [poster]. The Wildlife Society 18th Annual Conference, Kona, Hawaii, USA, 5-10 November 2011.
  • Miller AL, Evans AL, Os Ø,Arnemo JM. Effective immobilizing doses of medetomidine-ketamine and serum biochemistry and hematology in free-ranging wild Norwegian reindeer [poster]. The Wildlife Society 18th Annual Conference, Kona, Hawaii, USA, 5-10 November 2011.
  • Björkman C, Jakubek EB,Arnemo JM, Malmsten J. Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum in gray wolves (Canis lupus) in Scandinavia [poster]. Reproductive Disorders in Baltic Vertebrate Wildlife; Uppsala, Sweden, 7-8 November 2011.
  • A. Lervik,A. Evans, H.A. Haga, E. Solberg, Ø. Os, S. Hvarnes,J.M. Arnemo. Decreasing plasma lactate concentrations during etorphine immobilization in free-ranging moose (Alces alces) Abstract. Proceedings Association of Veterinary Anesthetists Autumn 10/2010, Santorini, Greece: 80.
  • A. Evans, Madslien K, Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Støen OG, Fröbert O, Swenson JE,Arnemo JM. Capture and anesthesia of free-ranging brown bears ( Ursus arctos ) during hibernation [poster]. Proceedings 42nd American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Annual Conference, 23-29 October 2010, South Padre Island, Texas, USA: 241-242.
  • C.G. das Neves,A. Evans, H. Ihlebaek, I.H. Nymo, M. Tryland. Virus Infections in reindeer: Risk for Wildlife and Husbandry? Proceedings of the 59th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association 6/2010. Iguazú, Argentina: 140.
  • A. Evans, Madslien K,Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Støen OG, Fröbert O, Swenson JE,Arnemo JM. Capture and anesthesia of free-ranging brown bears (Ursus arctos) during hibernation. International Research School in Applied Ecology. 8/2010, Evenstad, Norway.
  • Polder A, Skåre JU, Tryland M, Ropstad E, Gabrielsen GW, Vikøren T, Arnemo JM, Killengren S, Leonards P, Lie E. Halogenated organic compounds (HOCS) in wild living terrestrial mammals in Svalbard, Norway and northern Sweden [abstract]. Nordic Environmental Chemistry Conference, Svalbard, Norway, March 2 – 5, 2010. (http://www.unis.no/50_INTERNAL/5040_Conferences/NECC_2010/miljo2010.htm)
  • Polder A, Løken KB, Skåre JU, Tryland M, Ropstad E, Gabrielsen GW, Vikøren T, Arnemo JM, Mørk T, Killengren S, Leonards P, Lie E. Halogenated organic compounds (HOCS) in wild living terrestrial mammals in Svalbard, Norway and northern Sweden [abstract]. 3rd Norwegian Environmental Toxicology Symposium, Bergen, Norway, April 14-16, 2010. http://org.uib.no/nets2010/index.html
  • Fröbert O, Christensen K,Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Josefsson J, Särndahl E, Swenson JE,Arnemo, J.M. Platelet function in the Scandinavian brown bear (Ursus arctos) compared to man. International Bear Association Conference, Tbilisi, Georgia May 2010.
  • Rosell F, Jojola S, Ingdal K, Lassen BA, Swenson JE,Arnemo JM, Zedrosser A. Brown bears possess anal glands and secretions may code for sex [poster]. International Bear Association Conference, Tbilisi, Georgia May 2010.
  • Fahlman Å, Caulkett N, Arnemo JM, Ruckstuhl KE, Neuhaus P, Woodbury M, Duke T, Wourms V. Oxygen therapy: techniques for an essential tool in wildlife anesthesia [abstract]. Proceedings 59th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, Puerto Igazú, Misiones, Argentina, May 30 – June 4, 2010.
  • Rosell F, Jojola S, Ingdal K, Lassen BA, Swenson JE, Arnemo JM, Zedrosser A. Brown bears possess anal glands and secretions may code for sex [poster]. 13th International Behavioral Ecology Congress 26 September-1 Ocober 2010, Perth, Australia.
  • Fahlman Å, Caulkett N, Arnemo JM, Neuhaus P, Ruckstuhl KE. Efficacy of a portable oxygen concentrator for improvement of arterial oxygenation during anesthesia of wildlife [abstract]. Proceedings 42nd American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Annual Conference; 23-29 October 2010, South Padre Island, Texas, USA: 201.
  • Evans A, Madslien K, Fahlman Å, Brunberg S, Støen OG, Fröbert O, Swenson JE, Arnemo JM. Capture and anesthesia of free-ranging hibernating brown bears (Ursus arctos) [poster]. Proceedings 42nd American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Annual Conference; 23-29 October 2010, South Padre Island, Texas, USA: 241-242.
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