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Characteristics of epileptic episodes in UK dog breeds: an epidemiological approach
  1. A. D. Short, BSc, MPhil, PhD1,
  2. A. Dunne, BSc1,
  3. H. Lohi, PhD2,
  4. S. Boulton, BVetMed, MRCVS3,
  5. S. D. Carter, BSc, PhD, FRCPath4,
  6. D. Timofte, DVM, PhD4 and
  7. W. E. R. Ollier, PhD, FRCPath, FIBMS1
  1. Centre for Integrated Genomic Medical Research, School of Cancer and Enabling Sciences, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Manchester M13 9PT
  2. Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Program in Molecular Medicine, Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics, University of Helsinki, PO Box 63, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
  3. Vétoquinol UK, Vétoquinol House, Great Slade, Buckingham Industrial Park, Buckingham MK18 1PA
  4. School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZJ
  1. E-mail for correspondence andrea.short{at}

In this study, previously unreported cohort characteristics and seizure patterns for canine epilepsy were identified from a series of UK-based epileptic dogs containing 1260 cases from 79 known pedigree breeds and a group of crossbreed dogs.

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