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  1. Human fishing activities have significantly affect environmental concern for marine ecosystems, conservation of marine mammals, and human health. Coastal cetaceans are highly vulnerable to ingestion of fishing...

    Authors: Sung Bin Lee, Adams Hei Long Yuen, Sunmin Kim, Won Joon Jung, Do-Gyun Kim, Sang Wha Kim, Young Min Lee, Dasol Park, Han Seok Cho, Cherry Tsz Ching Poon, Sang Guen Kim, Sib Sankar Giri, Su Jin Jo, Jae Hong Park, Mae Hyun Hwang, Eun Jae Park…
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:232
  2. Moringa oleifera, a well-known medicinal plant, has been used in aquafeed as a dietary supplement. Based on previous studies, insufficient research is available on the dietary supplementation of Nile tilapia with...

    Authors: Asmaa A. M. A. Nassar, Ahlam Abd El-Aziz Gharib, Sarah Yousef Abdelgalil, Hossam M. AbdAllah and Gamal A. Elmowalid
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:231
  3. Piggery production is highly constrained by diseases, with diarrhoea in piglets being a major cause of economic losses to smallholder farmers in Uganda. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is thought to be on...

    Authors: Margaret Tusiime, Frank. N. Mwiine, Mathias Afayoa, Steven Arojjo and Joseph Erume
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:230
  4. A thorough understanding of lameness prevalence is essential for evaluating the impact of this condition on the dairy industry and assessing the effectiveness of preventive strategies designed to minimize its ...

    Authors: Priyanka Patoliya, Mukund A. Kataktalware, Kathan Raval, Letha Devi G., Muniandy Sivaram, Selladurai Praveen, Priyanka Meena, Sakhtivel Jeyakumar, Anjumoni Mech and Kerekoppa P. Ramesha
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:229
  5. Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a severe human neuroinfection caused by TBE virus (TBEV). TBEV is transmitted by tick bites and by the consumption of unpasteurized dairy products from infected asymptomatic ru...

    Authors: Laure Mathews-Martin, Gaëlle Gonzalez, Nolwenn M. Dheilly, Rayane Amaral-Moraes, Marine Dumarest, Teheipuaura Helle, Camille Migne, Christophe Caillot, Sandrine A. Lacour, Sylvie Pérelle, Cécile Beck, Raphaëlle Metras and Laure Bournez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:228
  6. Pamidronate is used for the treatment of hypercalcemia. However, a rare but potential adverse event of pamidronate treatment is hypocalcemia. This report describes an unusual case of severe, irreversible hypoc...

    Authors: Ye-In Oh, Ju-Hyun An, Ga-Hyun Lim, Su-Min Park, Tae-Hee Kim, Kyoung-Won Seo and Hwa-Young Youn
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:227
  7. The recognition of pain is a major problem in cattle, as they are stoic animals which strongly mask their pain. Among objective parameters to assess pain in cattle is substance P (SP), a neurotransmitter which...

    Authors: Anna Landinger, Yury Zablotski, Gabriela Knubben-Schweizer and Theresa Tschoner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:226
  8. Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) is a world organization for animal health (WOAH) notifiable and economically important transboundary, highly communicable viral disease of small ruminants. PPR virus (PPRV) bel...

    Authors: Munibullah, Yanmin Li, Kainat Munib, Zhixiong Zhang and Zhidong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:225
  9. The placebo response is a common phenomenon. Limited evidence is available about its magnitude in canine epilepsy trials, even though it can significantly influence the efficacy evaluation of new treatments. I...

    Authors: Teresa Schmidt, Nina Meyerhoff, Sebastian Meller, Friederike Twele, Marios Charalambous, Benjamin A. Berk, Tsz H. Law, Rowena M. A. Packer, Brian Zanghi, Yuanlong Pan, Andrea Fischer and Holger A. Volk
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:224
  10. Common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) are widely used as primate experimental models in biomedical research. Duodenal dilation with chronic vomiting in captive common marmosets is a recently described life-threat...

    Authors: Shinpei Kawarai, Yasuhiro Sakai, Atsushi Iriki and Yumiko Yamazaki
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:223
  11. Biomedtrix BFX® cementless total hip replacement (THR) requires the use of femoral broaches to prepare a press-fit envelope within the femur for subsequent stem insertion. Current broaches contain teeth that crus...

    Authors: Zachary T. Lawson, Danielle L. Hollenbeck, Catrina J. Silveira, Michael R. Moreno, Andrew B. Robbins and W. Brian Saunders
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:222
  12. Limited studies are available on vitamin D supplementation in dogs. This study evaluates the effect of a commercial vitamin D3 supplement on serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D as well as selected biochemical and hemat...

    Authors: Reza Gholipour Shahraki, Tahoora Shomali, Mahnaz Taherianfard, Nooshin Derakhshandeh, Saeed Nazifi and Ebrahim Abhaji
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:221
  13. The study aimed to assess the effects of water salinity on the sperm parameters, levels of cortisol, LH, FSH, testosterone and antioxidants as well as the testes’ histopathology in Barki rams. Fifteen healthy ...

    Authors: Rasha S. Mohamed, Ragab H Mohamed, Axel Wehrend, Enas A. Tahoun and Hassan A. Hussein
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:219
  14. Commercial tobramycin ophthalmic solution is frequently used empirically to treat ocular disorders in equines, despite being primarily formulated for use in humans. It has been noted that tobramycin MIC90 conc...

    Authors: Ahmed Ibrahim, Mohamed A. A. Abd-Elrasoul and Mahmoud S. Sabra
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:218
  15. It has been reported that capacitive resistive electric transfer (CRET) increases blood circulation, hemoglobin oxygenation and temperature in muscles. The attributed benefits of these changes have been linked...

    Authors: David Argüelles, Aritz Saitua, Raquel Miraz, Natalie Calle-González, Francisco Requena, Irene Nocera, Valentina Vitale, Micaela Sgorbini and Ana Muñoz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:217
  16. In this study, we investigated the prevalence of respiratory viruses in four Hybrid Converter Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) farms in Egypt. The infected birds displayed severe respiratory signs, accompanied by ...

    Authors: Shady Shalaby, Walaa Awadin, Rashid Manzoor, Reham Karam, Mahmoud Mohamadin, Sanaa Salem and Ahmed El-Shaieb
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:216
  17. Recently, prioritize has been given to using natural phytogenic or nano compounds as growth promoters and immunostimulants in fish diets as an alternative to antibiotics.

    Authors: El-Sayed Hemdan Eissa, Marwa S. Khattab, Samia Elbahnaswy, Gehad E. Elshopakey, Muna Omer Alamoudi, Rabab Mohamed Aljàrari, Mohammad B. Munir, Zulhisyam A. Kari and Mohammed A.E. Naiel
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:215
  18. Despite the importance of the electric catfish (Malapterurus electricus) and the African giant catfish (Heterobranchus bidorsalis) in the foodweb of Lake Nasser, Egypt, little is known about their diseases and pa...

    Authors: Awatef Hamed Hamouda and Abuelhassan Elshazly Younis
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:213
  19. Acinetobacter lwoffii (A.lwoffii) is a serious zoonotic pathogen that has been identified as a cause of infections such as meningitis, bacteremia and pneumonia. In recent years, the infection rate and detection r...

    Authors: Chengjun Ma, Cui Mei, JingJing Liu, Hui Li, Min Jiao, Huiming Hu, Yang Zhang, Jing Xiong, Yuzhang He, Wei Wei, Hongzao Yang and Hongwei Chen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:212
  20. Myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) is the most common acquired cardiovascular disease in small breed dogs. In contrast to human patients with heart failure (HF), iron deficiency (ID) prevalence in dogs wit...

    Authors: Ewa Kumiega, Kamil A Kobak, Agnieszka Noszczyk-Nowak and Monika Kasztura
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:210
  21. Bovine coronavirus (BCoV) is implicated in severe diarrhea in calves and contributes to the bovine respiratory disease complex; it shares a close relationship with human coronavirus. Similar to other coronavir...

    Authors: Fan Zhang, Chunxia Chai, Rui Niu, Yun Diao, Yanyan Zhou, Jinlong Zhang, Lin Feng, Chunming Yao, Youzhi Wu, Yanhua Ma, Xiaohui Zan and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:209
  22. The hair follicle is a skin accessory organ that regulates hair development, and its activity varies on a regular basis. However, the significance of metabolites in the hair follicle cycle has long been unknown.

    Authors: Shengchao Ma, Wenzhi Cao, Xiaolin Ma, Xiaofang Ye, Chongkai Qin, Bin Li, Wenna Liu, Qingwei Lu, Cuiling Wu and Xuefeng Fu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:208
  23. Although ultrasonography (US) has been widely used in the diagnosis of human diseases to monitor the progress of cystic echinococcosis (CE) control, the screening method for hepatic CE in sheep flocks requires...

    Authors: Xinwei Qi, Tao Song, Zhao Li, Tao Jiang, Zhuangzhi Zhang, Chuanchuan Wu, Gang Guo, Jian Dong, Wubulitalifu Dawuti, Jingrui Dou, Jun Li, Hao Wen and Wenbao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:207
  24. In livestock, identifying the physiological and reproductive stages is valuable in guiding management decisions related to nutrition, veterinary procedures, and breeding programs. To achieve this goal, a cohor...

    Authors: Ahmed Adel El-Sayed, Ahmed M. Sallam and Ibrahim Abou-Soliman
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:206
  25. Gut microbes play a significant role in digestion, developing immunity, and intestinal health. Therefore, direct-fed microbials are used to modify gut microbiota, maintain a healthy digestive system, enhance i...

    Authors: Abdel-Moneim Eid Abdel-Moneim, Raafat S. Khidr, Aml M. M. Badran, Shimaa A. Amin, Faisal B. Badri, Ghada G. Gad, Hany A. Thabet and Ahmed M. Elbaz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:205
  26. Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) causes porcine pleuropneumonia (PCP), which is clinically characterized by acute hemorrhagic, necrotizing pneumonia, and chronic fibrinous pneumonia. Although many measures h...

    Authors: Qi-Lin Huang, Li-Na Huang, Guan-Yu Zhao, Chen Liu, Xiang-Yi Pan, Zhao-Rong Li, Xiao-Han Jing, Zheng-Ying Qiu and Rui-Hua Xin
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:204
  27. Avian influenza virus (AIV) not only causes huge economic losses to the poultry industry, but also threatens human health. Reverse transcription recombinase-aided amplification (RT-RAA) is a novel isothermal n...

    Authors: Zongshu Zhang, Zichuang Zhang, Chunguang Wang, Xianghe Zhai, Wenjing Wang, Xi Chen and Tie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:203
  28. Gray horses are predisposed to equine malignant melanoma (EMM) with advancing age. Depending on the tumor’s location and size, they can cause severe problems (e.g., defaecation, urination, feeding). A feasible...

    Authors: Paula Zscherpe, Jutta Kalbitz, Lisa A. Weber, Reinhard Paschke, Karsten Mäder, Brigitte von Rechenberg, Jessika-M. V. Cavalleri, Jessica Meißner and Karina Klein
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:202
  29. To determine whether sensory nerve conduction stimulus threshold measurements of the infraorbital nerve are able to differentiate horses with idiopathic trigeminal-mediated headshaking (i-TMHS) from healthy ho...

    Authors: Jasmin Nicole Nessler, Julien Delarocque, Tanja Kloock, Lara Twele, Stephan Neudeck, Nina Meyerhoff, Franziska Riese, Jessica-M. V. Cavalleri, Andrea Tipold, Karsten Feige and Tobias Niebuhr
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:201
  30. In dairy cattle, mastitis causes high financial losses and impairs animal well-being. Genetic selection is used to breed cows with reduced mastitis susceptibility. Techniques such as milk cell flow cytometry m...

    Authors: Katharina Müller-Langhans, Lisa Oberberger, Yury Zablotski, Susanne Engelmann, Martina Hoedemaker, Christa Kühn, Hans-Joachim Schuberth, Holm Zerbe, Wolfram Petzl and Marie Margarete Meyerholz-Wohllebe
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:200
  31. Primary sheep fetal fibroblasts (SFFCs) have emerged as a valuable resource for investigating the molecular and pathogenic mechanisms of orf viruses (ORFV). However, their utilization is considerably restricte...

    Authors: Guoyu Du, Cheng Zhang, Xiaoan Cao, Lingxia Li, Yong Zhang, Youjun Shang and Jinyan Wu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:198
  32. The occurrence of trematodes among ruminants and their snail vectors is a major concern across various agro-ecological regions of Ethiopia. Trematodes pose significant threats to animals, causing considerable ...

    Authors: Bekele Megersa, Bilisuma Hussein, Jemila Shemsu, Redeat Kassahun, Olana Merera, Nebyou Moje, Bedaso Mammo Edao, Hika Waktole, Hagos Ashenafi and Dinka Ayana
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:197
  33. Hypoxia is a detrimental factor in solid tumors, leading to aggressiveness and therapy resistance. OMX, a tunable oxygen carrier from the heme nitric oxide/oxygen-binding (H-NOX) protein family, has the potent...

    Authors: Sangkyung Choen, Michael S. Kent, F. Alexandra Loucks, Jonathan A. Winger and Allison L. Zwingenberger
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:196
  34. In the left axilla of a formalin-embalmed adult female cross-breed dog, an unusual course of the axillary artery in relation to the brachial plexus was noted. A part of the axillary artery after the origin of ...

    Authors: Younes Kamali
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:194
  35. Bovine mastitis is a widespread disease affecting dairy cattle worldwide and it generates substantial losses for dairy farmers. Mastitis may be caused by bacteria, fungi or algae. The most common species isola...

    Authors: Anna Dobrut, Izabela Siemińska, Agnieszka Sroka-Oleksiak, Kamil Drożdż, Joanna Sobońska, Urszula Mroczkowska and Monika Brzychczy-Włoch
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:193
  36. Natural antimicrobial agents such as nisin were used to control the growth of foodborne pathogens in dairy products. The current study aimed to examine the inhibitory effect of pure nisin and nisin nanoparticl...

    Authors: Walaa M. Elsherif, Alshimaa A. Hassanien, Gamal M. Zayed and Sahar M. Kamal
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:192
  37. Many proteins of African swine fever virus (ASFV, such as p72, p54, p30, CD2v, K205R) have been successfully expressed and characterized. However, there are few reports on the DP96R protein of ASFV, which is t...

    Authors: Chao Li, Xuan-ying Si, Xiao-ge Wang, Zhi-wei Yan, Hao-yu Hou, Long-qi You, Yin-long Chen, Ang-ke Zhang, Na Wang, Ai-jun Sun, Yong-kun Du and Gai-ping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:191
  38. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is a fatal zoonosis caused by ticks in East Asia. As SFTS virus (SFTSV) is maintained between wildlife and ticks, seroepidemiological studies in wildlife are ...

    Authors: Hirohisa Mekata, Kentaro Yamada, Kazumi Umeki, Mari Yamamoto, Akihiro Ochi, Kunihiko Umekita, Ikuo Kobayashi, Takuya Hirai and Tamaki Okabayashi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:190
  39. Hydrops fetalis (HF) is fluid accumulation in fetus body cavities and subcutaneous tissue. The condition has been described in various farm and companion animal species, including dogs. Most of cases result from ...

    Authors: Olga Szaluś-Jordanow, Karolina Barszcz, Wojciech Mądry, Michał Buczyński, Michał Czopowicz, Adam Gierulski, Agata Moroz-Fik, Marcin Mickiewicz, Michał Grzegorczyk and Jakub Jaroszewicz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:189
  40. Femoral fractures are often considered lethal for adult horses because femur osteosynthesis is still a surgical challenge. For equine femur osteosynthesis, primary stability is essential, but the detailed phys...

    Authors: Jan J. Lang, Xinhao Li, Carina M. Micheler, Nikolas J. Wilhelm, Fritz Seidl, Benedikt J. Schwaiger, Dirk Barnewitz, Ruediger von Eisenhart-Rothe, Christian U. Grosse and Rainer Burgkart
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:188
  41. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), a type of coronavirus, is one of the main pathogens that can infect pigs of all ages. It causes diarrhea and acute death of newborn piglets, resulting in massive economi...

    Authors: Xinyu Zhao, Yuhang Zhang, Shiyin Qu, Wuyang Tang, Tianqiong He, Pishun Li and Xiaofeng Zheng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:187
  42. Members of the Anaplasmataceae family, such as the Anaplasma and Ehrlichia species, cause economic losses and public health risks. However, the exact economic impact has not been comprehensively assessed in Mozam...

    Authors: Carlos António Matos, Cesária Fiossiane Nomboro, Luiz Ricardo Gonçalves, Aida Cristina Cala, Carlos Francisco Sitoe, Ana Paula Rúpia Vinte, Cristovão Mario Mondlane, Marcos Rogério André and Maria do Carmo Carrilho
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:185
  43. Cinnamon and star anise essential oils are extracted from natural plants and provide a theoretical basis for the development and clinical application of compound essential oil pellets. However, cinnamon oil an...

    Authors: Dandan Yi, Wei Xu, Lanqian Qin, Yifei Xiang, Yihao MO, Xia Liu, Yu Liu, Jianbo Peng, Zhengmin Liang and Jiakang He
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:184
  44. Porcine cysticercosis, a serious zoonotic parasitic disease, is caused by the larvae of Taenia solium and has been acknowledged by the World Organization for Animal Health. The current detection methods of Cystic...

    Authors: Dejia Zhang, Rui Duan, Jing Liu, Mengqi Wang, Yi Yang, Yongjun Zhao, Mingyuan Liu and Shumin Sun
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:182

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