15 July 2020
BMC Veterinary Research Section Editor, Prof Holger Volk and his team at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, identify in a pilot RCT that trained detection dogs can discriminate between samples from SARS-CoV-2 infected humans and control samples.
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We are pleased to announce the launch of two new journal sections in BMC Veterinary Research.
- Animal ethics, policy and research integrity
- Zoological and wildlife medicine
June focus issue - canine health
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Aims and scope
BMC Veterinary Research is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of veterinary science and medicine, including the epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical conditions of domestic, companion, farm and wild animals, as well as the biomedical processes that underlie their health.
Animal ethics and welfare
Epidemiology and public health
Veterinary clinical services
Veterinary education and training
Genetics, cell biology and clinical pathology
Microbiology and parasitology
- Hayley Henderson, BMC
- Wolfgang Baeumer, Freie Universität Berlin
- Patrick Butaye, Ross University
- Jose J Ceron, University of Murcia
- Johannes Charlier, Kreavet
- Peter Leegwater, Utrecht University
- Cheryl London, The Ohio State University
- Matthew Parker, University of Portsmouth
- Louis Penning, Utrecht University
- Rick F Sanchez, Specialistische Dierenkliniek Utrecht
- Ayona Silva-Fletcher, Royal Veterinary College
- Michael Tildesley, University of Warwick
- Holger A Volk, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
- Lysa Pam Posner, North Carolina State University
As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time. Thank you.
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