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  1. While the urogenital microbiota has recently been characterized in healthy male and female dogs, the influence of sex hormones on the urogenital microbiome of bitches is still unknown. A deeper understanding o...

    Authors: Virginie Gronsfeld, Flore Brutinel, Sophie Egyptien, Charles Porsmoguer, Annick Hamaide, Bernard Taminiau, Georges Daube, Marie-Lys Van de Weerdt, Stefan Deleuze and Stéphanie Noel
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:315
  2. Eimeria spp. are the pathogen that causes coccidiosis, a significant disease that affects intensively reared livestock, especially poultry. Anticoccidial feed additives, chemicals, and ionophores have routinely b...

    Authors: Zhang Yu, Abdulaziz Alouffi, Ebtsam Al-Olayan, Gungor Cagdas Dincel, Guillermo Tellez-Isaias, Inkar Castellanos-Huerta, Danielle Graham, Victor M. Petrone-Garcia, Beniamino T. Cenci-Goga, Luca Grispoldi, Luís Madeira de Carvalho and Saeed El-Ashram
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:314
  3. Foot and mouth disease is a contagious, transboundary, and economically devastating viral disease of cloven-hoofed animals. The disease can cause many consequences, including decreased productivity, limited ma...

    Authors: Misgana Lemi Layessa, Endrias Zewdu Gebremedhin, Edilu Jorga Sarba and Wakuma Mitiku Bune
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:313
  4. Canine circovirus (CanineCV) is a single-stranded circular DNA virus that infects domestic and wild canids in many countries. CanineCV is associated with gastroenteritis and diarrhea, respiratory disease, and ...

    Authors: Wichan Dankaona, Pornpiroon Nooroong, Napassorn Poolsawat, Nitipon Srionrod, Somporn Techangamsuwan and Panat Anuracpreeda
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:312
  5. The pleiotropic effects of the melanocortin system show promise in overcoming limitations associated with large variations in opioid analgesic effectiveness observed in equine practice. Of particular interest ...

    Authors: Elouise K. Bacon, Callum G. Donnelly, Rebecca R. Bellone, Bianca Haase, Carrie J. Finno and Brandon D. Velie
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:311
  6. The present investigation examined the oropharyngeal roof of two turtles having different feeding behaviors: the landform Greek tortoise (Testudo graeca graeca) primarily herbivores and the semi-aquatic red-eared...

    Authors: Mohamed A.M. Alsafy, Nermin K.A. El-Sharnobey, Samir A.A. El-Gendy, Mohamed A. Abumandour, Samar M. Ez Elarab and Basma G. Hanafy
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:310
  7. Parasites Entamoeba spp., Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Blastocystis are prevalent pathogens causing gastrointestinal illnesses in animals and humans. Consequently, researches on their occurrence, distribution and ...

    Authors: Yuexin Wang, Yuechen Zeng, Yaoli Wu, Furui Lu, Xiaopeng Hou, Junfeng Shao, Tengteng Zhang and Chen Shao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:309
  8. The aim of this double-blind, placebo-controlled study was to investigate the effect of vitamin E supplementation as an addition to a commercial renal diet on survival time of cats with different stages of chr...

    Authors: Martina Krofič Žel, Gabrijela Tavčar Kalcher, Tomaž Vovk, Bojana Žegura, Lara Lusa, Nataša Tozon and Alenka Nemec Svete
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:308
  9. In low- and middle-income countries, data on antimicrobial use (AMU) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in aquaculture are scarce. Therefore, summarizing documented data on AMU, antimicrobial residue (AR), and...

    Authors: Frédéric Moffo, Mohamed Moustapha Fokom Ndebé, Mildred Naku Tangu, Ranyl Nguena Guefack Noumedem, Julius Awah-Ndukum and Mohamed Moctar Mouliom Mouiche
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:307
  10. Currently, lack of standardization for fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in equine practice has resulted in highly variable techniques, and there is no data on the bacterial metabolic activity or viabilit...

    Authors: Alicia E. Long, Dipti Pitta, Meagan Hennessy, Nagaraju Indugu, Bonnie Vecchiarelli, Daniela Luethy, Helen Aceto and Samuel Hurcombe
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:306
  11. Pigeon Rotavirus A (RVA) infection has been confirmed in pigeons in the last decade as a cause of Young Pigeon Disease (YPD). Although YPD has been known for many years to date, no studies have been conducted ...

    Authors: Krzysztof Adamczyk, Aleksandra Ledwoń, Michał Czopowicz and Piotr Szeleszczuk
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:305
  12. The primary objective of this cross-sectional study, conducted in Québec and Bristish Columbia (Canada) between February 2021 and January 2022, was to measure the prevalence of viral RNA in oronasal and rectal...

    Authors: Laurence Daigle, Hattaw Khalid, Carl A. Gagnon, Julie Arsenault, Dorothee Bienzle, Sarah-Kim Bisson, Marie-Claude Blais, José Denis-Robichaud, Caroline Forest, Valérie Grenier St-Sauveur, Marika Koszegi, Jennifer MacNicol, Nicolas Nantel-Fortier, Charlotte Nury, Natalie Prystajecky, Erin Fraser…
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:304
  13. The inappropriate use of pesticides including fungicides creates severe biological hazards that can endanger fish health and impede sustainable aquaculture.

    Authors: Mohamed Shaalan, Mohamed A. Elbealy, Mahmoud I. M. Darwish, Elsayed M. Younis, Abdelwahab A. Abdelwarith, Asmaa I. Abdelaty, Simon J. Davies, Rowida E. Ibrahim and Afaf N. Abdel Rahman
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:303
  14. Babesia spp. and Theileria spp. are tick-borne protozoan parasites with veterinary importance. In China, epidemiological and genetic investigations on many Babesia and Theileria species were still absent in many ...

    Authors: Bing Zhang, Niuniu Zhang, Chunyan Gao, Mengyun Liu, Runda Jie, Miao Lu, Yanran Ma, Fanming Meng, Jingjing Huang, Xiao Wang and Kun Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:302
  15. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a devastating disease affecting cloven-hoofed animals, that leads to significant economic losses in affected countries and regions. Currently, there is an evident inclination to...

    Authors: Bingzhou Lu, Yi Ru, Rongzeng Hao, Yang Yang, Huanan Liu, Yajun Li, Yue Zhang, Yuhan Mao, Rui Yang, Yangyang Pan, Sijiu Yu, Haixue Zheng and Yan Cui
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:301
  16. Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is an important zoonotic microorganism that can cause animal and human infections, however information about the prevalence status in wild birds of this pathogenic bacteri...

    Authors: Xinglong Song, Zhenyu Zhong, Jiade Bai, Tianchun Pu, Xuehan Wang, Hongxuan He, Yaqian Chen, Congshan Yang and Qingxun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:300
  17. Research on the effects of physical exercise on canine body composition is limited. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a physical exercise programme on bodyweight, body condition score (BC...

    Authors: Josefin Söder, Erika Roman, Johanna Berndtsson, Katrin Lindroth and Anna Bergh
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:299
  18. Sex chromosome abnormalities associated with disorders of sexual development (DSD) are rarely described in cats, mainly due to the lack of chromossome studies that precisely reveal the condition. Genetic appro...

    Authors: L. Montenegro, I. Costa, L. Maltez, V. Evaristo, I. R. Dias, C. Martins, I. Borges, F. Morinha, R. Pereira, N. Neto, C. Oliveira and A. Martins-Bessa
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:298
  19. Listeriosis is a global health threat to both animals and humans, especially in developing countries. This study was designed to isolate Listeria monocytogenes from faeces; environmental samples; and cow, sheep a...

    Authors: Sotohy A. Sotohy, Yasser F. Elnaker, Aya M. Omar, Nehal K. Alm Eldin and Mohamed Said Diab
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:297
  20. Leptospirosis is a neglected emerging and zoonotic disease reported worldwide. This study sought to determine the molecular and serological prevalence of Leptospira spp. and the associated risk factors in slaught...

    Authors: David Onafruo, Jörn Klein, Joseph Erume, Clovice Kankya, Ambrose Jubara, Ikwap Kokas, Terence Odoch, Musso Munyeme, Lordrick Alinaitwe, Estella Kitale, Peter Marin, Esther Sabbath and Anou Dreyfus
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:296
  21. Fatty liver in dairy cows is a common metabolic disease defined by triglyceride (TG) buildup in the hepatocyte. Clinical diagnosis of fatty liver is usually done by liver biopsy, causing considerable economic ...

    Authors: Ke-Xin Zhang, Ke Li, Zhe-Hao Li, Xiao-Chen Liu, Meng-Meng Li, Shan Jiang, Rui-Feng Fan and Zhen-Gui Yan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:295
  22. Since its identification in the vitreous humour of the eye and laboratory biosynthesis, hyaluronic acid (HA) has been a vital component in several pharmaceutical, nutritional, medicinal, and cosmetic uses. How...

    Authors: Mohamed Hamed, Mohamed H. Kotob, Nasser S. Abou khalil, Esraa A. Anwari, Walaa Bayoumie El Gazzar, Shaimaa K. A. Idriss, Michel E. Fakhry, Amina A. Farag, Mahmoud S. Sabra, Sally M. Salaah, Souzan Abdel-Zaher, Fatma Alzahraa Yehia Saad, Mervat Naguib, Jae-Seong Lee and Alaa El-Din H. Sayed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:294
  23. Senescence is accompanied by a progressive decrease in male reproductive performance, mainly due to oxidative stress and endothelial dysfunction. Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) is a potent antioxidant, that diffuses ...

    Authors: Elshymaa A. Abdelnaby, Mohamed Fathi, Noha Y. Salem, Eman S. Ramadan, Shimaa G. Yehia, Ibrahim A. Emam, Ali Salama, Haney Samir and Hossam R. El-Sherbiny
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:293
  24. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a crucial heart disease in cats. The clinical manifestations of HCM comprise pulmonary edema, dyspnea, syncope, arterial thromboembolism (ATE), and sudden cardiac death. D-...

    Authors: Palin Jiwaganont, Sittiruk Roytrakul, Siriwan Thaisakun, Pratch Sukumolanan and Soontaree Petchdee
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:292
  25. Eustrongylides excisus is a fish-borne zoonotic parasite known to infect various fish species, including Northern pike (Esox Lucius). This nematode, belonging to the family Dioctophymatidae, has a complex life cy...

    Authors: Hooman Rahmati-Holasoo, Mohammad Azizzadeh, Hosseinali Ebrahimzadeh Mousavi, Sara Shokrpoor, Zahra Ziafati Kafi and Amin Marandi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:291
  26. Edwardsiellosis is a bacterial fish disease that mostly occurs in freshwater farms and is characterized by a high mortality rate. Edwardsiella tarda strain was recovered from 17 fish out of 50 Nile tilapia, which...

    Authors: Lamiaa A. Okasha, Jehan I. Abdellatif, Ola H. Abd-Elmegeed and Ahmed H. Sherif
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:290
  27. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) mainly causes acute and severe porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), and is highly fatal in neonatal piglets. No reliable therapeutics against the infection exist, which poses...

    Authors: Jieru Wang, Xiaoyu Zeng, Jiaojiao Gou, Xiaojie Zhu, Dongdong Yin, Lei Yin, Xuehuai Shen, Yin Dai and Xiaocheng Pan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:288
  28. Equine herpesvirus 4 (EHV-4) causes respiratory disease in horses, and the virus is considered endemic in the global equine population. However, outbreaks can occur when several horses are gathered in relation...

    Authors: Pia Ryt-Hansen, Victoria Kyhl Johansen, Marta Maria Cuicani, Lars Erik Larsen and Sanni Hansen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:287
  29. The milk's nutritional value is determined by its constituents, including fat, protein, carbohydrates, and minerals. The mammary gland's ability to produce milk is controlled by a complex network of genes.

    Authors: Samar M. Shaban, Rania A. Hassan, Abeer A. I. Hassanin, Ahmed Fathy and Adel A. S. El Nabtiti
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:286
  30. Clade highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus was detected in the South American sea lions found dead in Santa Catarina, Brazil, in October 2023. Whole genome sequencing and comparative ph...

    Authors: Andreina de Carvalho Araujo, Andrew Yong Cho, Laura Morais Nascimento Silva, Thais Camilo Corrêa, Gabriela Cristini de Souza, Adriana Silva Albuquerque, Eduardo Macagnan, Cristiane K. M. Kolesnikvoas, Rafael Meurer, Jenyffer Vierheller Vieira, Giulia Gaglianone Lemos, André Silva Barreto, Jeferson Luis Dick, Karina Rejane Groch, Pedro Volkmer de Castilho, Deyvid Amgarten…
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:285
  31. The red panda is currently the only surviving member of the Ailuridae family in the Caniformia suborder. In this study, we provide data on anatomical, morphometric, histological and histochemical examination o...

    Authors: Joanna E. Klećkowska-Nawrot, Karolina Goździewska-Harłajczuk, Karolina Barszcz and Krzysztof O. Stegmann
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:284
  32. The neuroimmune network plays a crucial role in regulating mucosal immune homeostasis within the digestive tract. Synaptosome-associated protein 25 (SNAP-25) is a presynaptic membrane-binding protein that acti...

    Authors: Zhen Huang, Wanling Yao, Wanhong He, Jing Pan, Wenzhu Chai, Baoshan Wang, Zhitao Jia, Xiping Fan, Wenhui Wang and Wangdong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:283
  33. Wound management is a critical procedure in veterinary practice. A wound is an injury that requires the body’s cells’ alignment to break down due to external assault, such as trauma, burns, accidents, and dise...

    Authors: Mawada Mohamed Ali, Asmaa Khairy Al-Mokaddem, Essam Abdel-Sattar, Riham A. El-Shiekh, Michael M. Farag, Samira H. Aljuaydi and Iman B. Shaheed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:282
  34. The aim of this research was to estimate the immunopotentiation effect of brown algae Padina boergesenii water extract on Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus through resistance to Pseudomonas putida infection. Ga...

    Authors: Karima A. Bakry, Mahmoud Nasr, Zeinab Al-Amgad, Ereen kondos, Malak K. N. Kondos, Pierre E. Mehanny, Abdullah A. A. Alghamdi, Mohsen A. Khormi, Hanan H. Abd-ElHafeez and Walaa F.A. Emeish
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:281
  35. Feline mammary carcinoma (FMC) is a common aggressive and highly metastatic cancer affecting female cats. Early detection is essential for preventing local and distant metastasis, thereby improving overall sur...

    Authors: Weejarin Paphussaro, Sittiruk Roytrakul, Narumon Phaonakrop, Wannapol Buthasane, Anudep Rungsipipat, Theerawat Tharasanit and Gunnaporn Suriyaphol
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:280
  36. Rickettsia occurs worldwide and rickettsiosis is recognized as an emerging infection in several parts of the world. Ticks are reservoir hosts for pathogenic Rickettsia species in humans and domestic animals. Most...

    Authors: Ali Qorbani, Mohammad Khalili, Saeidreza Nourollahifard, Ehsan Mostafavi, Mehrdad Farrokhnia and Saber Esmaeili
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:279
  37. Fluid therapy in veterinary medicine is pivotal for treating various conditions in pigs; however, standard solutions, such as Hartmann’s solution, may not optimally align with pig physiology. This study explor...

    Authors: Seongju Lee, Seung-Eun Lee, Jae-Ik Han, Sang Chul Lee and Yubyeol Jeon
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:278
  38. The present study was performed to characterize and compare the perfusion of vaginal and uterine arteries after challenging the reproductive tract of dairy cows via natural mating, artificial insemination (AI)...

    Authors: Mohammed A Elmetwally, Sabine Meinecke-Tillmann, Kathrin Herzog and Heinrich Bollwein
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:277
  39. Trace elements play a crucial role in fish nutrition, with zinc (Zn) being one of the most important elements. BIO-sourced zinc nanoparticles were synthesized using the green microalga Pediastrum boryanum (BIO-Zn...

    Authors: Eman Zahran, Samia Elbahnaswy, Ahmed I. A. Mansour, Engy Risha, Ahmed Mustafa, Arwa sultan Alqahtani, Mahmoud G. El Sebaei and Fatma Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:276
  40. Transgene silencing provides a significant challenge in animal model production via gene engineering using viral vectors or transposons. Selecting an appropriate strategy, contingent upon the species is crucia...

    Authors: Beom-Jin Jeon, Dong-Hyeok Kwon, Gyeong-min Gim, Hee-Kyoung Kim, Jeong-Hwa Lee and Goo Jang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:275
  41. Acinetobacter lwoffii (A. lwoffii) is a Gram-negative bacteria common in the environment, and it is the normal flora in human respiratory and digestive tracts. The bacteria is a zoonotic and opportunistic pathoge...

    Authors: Qiang Chen, Wensi Zhou, Yuening Cheng, Guisheng Wang, Zhihao San, Li Guo, Liming Liu, Cuiqing Zhao and Na Sun
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:274
  42. Equine asthma (EA) is a chronic lower airway inflammation that leads to structural and functional changes. Hyaluronic acid (HA) has crucial functions in the extracellular matrix homeostasis and inflammatory me...

    Authors: Nina Höglund, Heini Rossi, Hanna-Maaria Javela, Sanna Oikari, Petteri Nieminen, Anne-Mari Mustonen, Niina Airas, Vesa Kärjä and Anna Mykkänen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:273
  43. In vitro embryo production is a highly demanded reproductive technology in horses, which requires the recovery (in vivo or post-mortem) and in vitro maturation (IVM) of oocytes. Oocytes subjected to IVM exhibit p...

    Authors: Marcos Luis-Calero, José Manuel Ortiz-Rodríguez, Pablo Fernández-Hernández, Carmen Cristina Muñoz-García, Eva Pericuesta, Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán, Federica Marinaro, Nieves Embade, Ricardo Conde, Maider Bizkarguenaga, Óscar Millet, Lauro González-Fernández and Beatriz Macías-García
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:272
  44. This study aims to describe a rare case of primary ureteral hemangiosarcoma, in which surgical intervention preserved the kidney and ureter after tumor removal.

    Authors: Suellen Rodrigues Maia, Mayara Manochio, Lara Vilela Soares, Yury Carantino Costa Andrade, Alef Winter Oliveira Alvarenga and Leandro Zuccolotto Crivellenti
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:271
  45. Equid alphaherpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) is a ubiquitous and significant viral pathogen in horses worldwide, causing a range of conditions, including fever, respiratory disease, abortion in pregnant mares and the severe ...

    Authors: Johan Öhrmalm, Harindranath Cholleti, Anna-Karin Theelke, Mikael Berg and Gittan Gröndahl
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:270
  46. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of thyme, ginger, and their nano-particles, as alternatives to antibiotic growth promotors (AGP), on productive performance, carcass traits, meat quality and gu...

    Authors: Amal H. A. Hassan, Ibrahim M. I. Youssef, Nasser S. Abdel-Atty and Asmaa S. A. Abdel-Daim
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:269
  47. Scale drop disease virus (SDDV) threatens Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer) aquaculture production by causing scale drop disease (SDD) in Asian seabass. Research on the development of SDDV vaccines is missing an i...

    Authors: Putita Chokmangmeepisarn, Saengchan Senapin, Suwimon Taengphu, Kim D. Thompson, Prapansak Srisapoome, Anurak Uchuwittayakul and Channarong Rodkhum
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:267
  48. Pathogenic Leptospira species are globally important zoonotic pathogens capable of infecting a wide range of host species. In marine mammals, reports of Leptospira have predominantly been in pinnipeds, with isola...

    Authors: K. C. Prager, Kerri Danil, Elyse Wurster, Kathleen M. Colegrove, Renee Galloway, Niesa Kettler, Rinosh Mani, Ryelan F. McDonough, Jason W. Sahl, Nathan E. Stone, David M. Wagner and James O. Lloyd-Smith
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:266
  49. Camels are bred for their milk, meat, wool and hair, transportation, and their excrement as fuel. The seasonal reproduction of camel bull is accompanied by changes in sexual activity, the morphology, and funct...

    Authors: Fatma Ali, Ragab Hassan Mohamed, Mahmoud Abd-Elkareem and Mervat S. Hassan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:265

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