Funding for this research was provided by:
Specialization Commission of the University of Bern
Received: 3 January 2018
Accepted: 23 April 2019
First Online: 14 May 2019
: The study protocol was approved by the Swiss Veterinary Service of the Office of Agriculture and Nature (LANAT), Canton Bern, Switzerland (approval number BE 14/12). The local ethical authorities at the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, approved the study. For the dogs with intervertebral disc disease a written consent from the owners was taken. For the dogs with idiopathic epilepsy the CSF tab was part of the routine diagnostics and only the leftover material was taken.
: Not applicable.
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