Skip to main content


Page 1 of 92

  1. The Kumamoto strain of Japanese Brown (JBRK) cattle is a sub-breed of Wagyu and has a different genetic background than that of Japanese Black (JB) cattle. Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) is the pathogen causing e...

    Authors: Toshiaki Inenaga, Koh Fukuoka, Mikiya Sumida, Sakiko Aiba, Kohei Nishikaku, Yuta Matsuno, Tomoko Kobayashi and Kazuhiko Imakawa
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:185
  2. Congenital tracheal hypoplasia is a component of airway syndrome affecting a wide variety of brachycephalic dog breeds. Several radiographic procedures were utilized to assess vertical tracheal diameter (VTD) ...

    Authors: Ayman A. Mostafa and Clifford R. Berry
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:184
  3. Nowadays there is a worldwide consensus on the importance of conducting wildlife disease surveillance. Indeed, 60% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic in nature, and the majority of these (71.8%) orig...

    Authors: Alessio Di Lorenzo, Valentina Zenobio, Daniela Cioci, Francesca Dall’Acqua, Susanna Tora, Simona Iannetti, Marco Rulli and Daria Di Sabatino
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:183
  4. The study aimed to evaluate the influence of wheat straw and different coffee husk (CHs) levels in pellet bedding on its quality, broiler chickens’ performance, meat quality, and welfare indicators. In total, ...

    Authors: Jakub Biesek, Mirosław Banaszak, Sebastian Wlaźlak and Marek Adamski
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:182
  5. Canine hip dysplasia is a common orthopedic disease in veterinary practice. The diagnosis is made by radiographic examinations that evaluate bone alterations associated with hip dysplasia. Although radiographi...

    Authors: Rafael Kretzer Carneiro, Igor Cezar Kniphoff da Cruz, Beatriz Gasser, Bruna Lima, Luiz Paulo Nogueira Aires, Márcio Poletto Ferreira, Ricardo Andres Ramirez Uscategui, Robson Fortes Giglio, Bruno Watanabe Minto and Marcus Antônio Rossi Feliciano
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:181
  6. Sepsis is a condition characterized by organic dysfunction, leading to hemodynamic instability and high morbidity and mortality rates in humans and animals. Early identification of perfusion changes and approp...

    Authors: Beatriz Gasser, Ricardo Andres Ramirez Uscategui, Luiz Paulo Nogueira Aires, Diego Iwao Yamada, Priscila Del’Aguila-Silva, Bruna Bressianini Lima, Priscila Silva, Igor Cezar Kniphoff da Cruz, Rafael Kretzer Carneiro and Marcus Antônio Rossi Feliciano
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:180
  7. Duck hepatitis A virus (DHAV) is a single-stranded, positive-strand small RNA virus that causes a very high mortality rate in ducklings. The DHAV-3 subtype incidence rate has recently increased in China, causi...

    Authors: Lina Ye, Siyu Zhou, Huiling Zhang, Tangjie Zhang, Daiqi Yang and Xingping Hong
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:179
  8. Dandelion has a great potential to be used as feed additive. Using microbial fermentation technology to degrade cell walls is conducive to enable better release of bioactive compounds of dandelion. This study ...

    Authors: Jinju Mao, Yuan Wang, Ting Duan, Na Yin, Chenlin Dong, Xuerong Ren, Na Liu, Xiaoping An and Jingwei Qi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:178
  9. Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite that infects a large spectrum of warm-blooded animals, including humans. Small rodents and insectivores play an important role in the epidemiology of T. gondii and may se...

    Authors: Zsuzsa Kalmár, Attila D. Sándor, Anamaria Balea, Silvia-Diana Borşan, Ioana Adriana Matei, Angela Monica Ionică, Călin Mircea Gherman, Andrei Daniel Mihalca, Anamaria Cozma-Petruț, Viorica Mircean and Adriana Györke
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:177
  10. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a high impact viral disease of livestock for which vaccines are extensively used for limiting the spread of infection. Armenia shares a border with both Turkey and Iran where FM...

    Authors: Satenik Kharatyan, Khachik Sargsyan, Hasmik Elbakyan, Tigran Markosyan, Pertsh Tumanyan, Varduhi Hakobyan, Vazgen Sargsyan, Manvel Badalyan, Gayane Chobanyan and Jenna E. Achenbach
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:176
  11. Canine ehrlichiosis is an important tick-borne disease caused by bacteria in the Ehrlichia genus with species such as E. canis, E. ewingii and E. chaffeensis resulting in a severe dog illness. This study determin...

    Authors: Laboso Judy, Kihurani David, Kimeli Peter and Shah Dhaval
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:175
  12. The early development of intestinal microbiota plays a fundamental role in host health and development. To investigate the difference in the intestinal microbial composition between Lantang and Landrace newbor...

    Authors: Ling Li, Shuai Li, Junyi Luo, Ting Chen, Qianyun Xi, Yongliang Zhang and Jiajie Sun
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:174
  13. Goose astrovirus 2 (GAstV-2) causes visceral gout in goslings and has resulted in significant economic losses in the goose industry of China since its outbreak in 2017. To further investigate the distribution ...

    Authors: Feng Wei, Xiaoning Jiang, Dalin He, Youxiang Diao and Yi Tang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:173
  14. Oxidative stress has been proven to play a role in numerous human and canine diseases. Among the biomarkers of oxidative stress, Thiobarbituric Acid Reactive Substances (TBARS) and Total Antioxidant Status (TA...

    Authors: B. Perez-Montero, M. L. Fermin-Rodriguez, G. Miro, L. de Juan and F. Cruz-Lopez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:172
  15. Porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) is a novel coronavirus that causes enteric diseases in pigs leading to substantial financial losses within the industry. The absence of commercial vaccines and limited research...

    Authors: Bingzhou Huang, Yao Huang, Lishuang Deng, Tong Xu, Zhijie Jian, Siyuan Lai, Yanru Ai, Ling Zhu and Zhiwen Xu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:171
  16. Parvoviruses are icosahedral, nonenveloped viruses with single-stranded DNA genomes of approximately 5 kb in length. In recent years, parvoviruses have frequently mutated and expanded their host range to cause...

    Authors: Hao Liu, Jie Huang, Zi-Shuo Lu, Li-Xia Li, Xiao-Tong Liang, Tian Tang, Wen-Chao Sun, Hui-Jun Lu, Ning-Yi Jin, Xue Bai and Xing-Kui Si
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:169
  17. Q fever and toxoplasmosis are economically important zoonoses as they cause considerable losses in livestock (cattle, sheep and goats) and wildlife (antelopes, giraffes, lions, and cheetahs) through reproducti...

    Authors: Maruping L. Mangena, Nomakorinte Gcebe, Peter N. Thompson and Abiodun A. Adesiyun
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:168
  18. High-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) therapy is a non-invasive respiratory support method that provides oxygen-enriched, warmed, and humidified air to respiratory-compromised patients. It is widely used in human medi...

    Authors: Anna-Maija Teppo, Heini Rossi, Minna M. Rajamäki and Heli K. Hyytiäinen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:167
  19. The current research aimed to evaluate the potential effect of adding platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) to the decellularized bovine pericardium (DBP) on the distal limb of donkeys’ full-thickness cutaneous wounds he...

    Authors: Mohammed Albahrawy, Khaled Abouelnasr, Esam Mosbah, Adel Zaghloul and Marwa Abass
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:166
  20. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a common pathogen that often causes diarrhea in piglets. Since bacteria are becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics, phages have become a promising alternative therapy. Howev...

    Authors: Xinyu Mao, Yuxing Wu, Runwen Ma, Lei Li, Leping Wang, Yizhou Tan, Ziyong Li, Hui Liu, Kaiou Han, Yajie Cao, Yinan Li, Hao Peng, Xun Li, Chuanhuo Hu and Xiaoye Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:165
  21. A new antibacterial compound powder of amoxicillin (AMO)/Radix Scutellaria extract (RSE) was developed, and its pharmacokinetics were determined in pigs following oral administration.

    Authors: Dandan Yi, Xuemei Wen, Wei Xu, Yangfeng Xu, Xin Deng, Guoqing Yan, Liqin Wu, Qiuling Liang, Zhengmin Liang, Jianbo Peng and Jiakang He
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:164
  22. Dental plaque microbes play a key role in the development of periodontal disease. Numerous high-throughput sequencing studies have generated understanding of the bacterial species associated with both canine p...

    Authors: Avika Ruparell, Matthew Gibbs, Alison Colyer, Corrin Wallis, Stephen Harris and Lucy J. Holcombe
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:163
  23. The reading man flap is a novel technique in human medicine for the closure of cutaneous circular defects. To the best of our knowledge, no recent clinical studies have described this procedure in small animals.

    Authors: Desiree Siegelmayer and Gabriele Gradner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:159
  24. Infectious diseases transmitted by wild animals are major threats to public health. This study aimed to investigate the potential of rescued wild animals that died of unknown causes as reservoirs of infectious...

    Authors: Myeongsu Kim, Jieun Bae, Byungkwan Oh, Haerin Rhim, Myeon-Sik Yang, Somyeong Yang, Bumseok Kim and Jae-Ik Han
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:158
  25. Detection of an appropriate antigen with high immunogenicity can be a big step in the production of an effective vaccine for control of Johne’s disease (JD). The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy ...

    Authors: Masoud Haghkhah, Zahra Hemati, Abdollah Derakhshandeh, Fatemeh Namazi, Kundan Kumar Chaubey and Shoor Vir Singh
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:157
  26. Veterinary drugs are widely used in animals to prevent diseases and are a complex set of drugs with very different chemical properties. Multiclass and multi-residue methods for simultaneous detection of residu...

    Authors: Zehra Hajrulai-Musliu, Risto Uzunov, Stefan Jovanov, Dea Musliu, Elizabeta Dimitrieska-Stojkovikj, Biljana Stojanovska-Dimzoska, Aleksandra Angeleska, Velimir Stojkovski and James Jacob Sasanya
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:156
  27. Vector-borne zoonotic diseases are a concerning issue in Europe. Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) have been reported in several countries with a large impact on public health; other emergi...

    Authors: Laura Grassi, Michele Drigo, Hana Zelená, Daniela Pasotto, Rudi Cassini, Alessandra Mondin, Giovanni Franzo, Claudia Maria Tucciarone, Martina Ossola, Elena Vidorin and Maria Luisa Menandro
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:155
  28. This study aimed to compare the feasibility and practicality of the ovariohysterectomy (OHE) technique in cats with or without a spay hook with respect to the incision size, surgical time, surgical variables, ...

    Authors: Mareliza Possa de Menezes, Luís Guilherme de Faria, Guilherme Galhardo Franco, Cléber Kazuo Ido, Fernando Yoiti Kitamura Kawamoto, João Augusto Leonel de Souza, Paula Regina Silva Gomide, Fabrícia Geovânia Fernandes Filgueira, Diego Iwao Yamada and Bruno Watanabe Minto
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:154
  29. Infections with the coccidian parasite Neospora caninum affect domestic and wild animals worldwide. In Australia, N. caninum infections cause considerable losses to the cattle industry with seroprevalence of 8.7%...

    Authors: Jose L. Huaman, Carlo Pacioni, Mark Doyle, David M. Forsyth, Karla J. Helbig and Teresa G. Carvalho
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:153
  30. Canine hypoadrenocorticism is a rare chronic disease, which demands intense dog-owner interaction, as its treatment requires to be individualised. The aim of this study was a qualitative analysis of the challe...

    Authors: Julia Hupfeld, Michael Dölle, Holger A. Volk and Johanna Rieder
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:152
  31. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) and porcine delta-coronavirus (PDCoV) are economically important pathogens that cause diarrhea in sows and acute death of newborn piglets. Moreover, the emerging PDCoV wa...

    Authors: Chun Qi Li, Li Qun Hu, Guo Ping Liu, Yan Wang, Tong Li, Shao Xian Chen, Xiao Lin Yang, Li Xin Ma and Jian Guo Zeng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:151
  32. Toward the late phase of laying, the production performance of laying hens decreases, egg quality deteriorates, lipid metabolism weakens, and hepatic lipid accumulation is exacerbated. Probiotics as an alterna...

    Authors: Liming Liu, Guoqing Zhang, Ge Qu, Bin Liu, Xiufeng Zhang, Gaoqian Li, Ningyi Jin, Chang Li, Jieying Bai and Cuiqing Zhao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:150
  33. The study aimed to investigate the effect of urea molasses mineral blocks (UMMB) on nutrient digestibility, productive performance and blood biochemical profile of indigenous yaks under various feeding systems...

    Authors: Muhammad Mobashar, Muhammad Tahir Khan, Maria Marjan, Shakoor Ahmad, Umar Farooq, Muhammad Farooq Khalid, Riaz Mustafa, Nadar Khan, Abu Bakkar Sadiq, Anwar Shah and Ahmed A. A. Abdel-Wareth
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:149
  34. Leptospirosis is a neglected but widespread zoonotic disease throughout the world. Most mammals are hosts of Leptospira spp., including domestic cats, species in which no consensus has been reached on the clinica...

    Authors: Andrea Murillo, Josep Pastor, Emmanuel Serrano, Asta Tvarijonaviciute, José Cerón, Marga Goris, Ahmed Ahmed and Rafaela Cuenca
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:148
  35. Analyzing the stability of reference genes already described as universal is an important methodology to lead gene expression analysis because different studies have shown that the expression of universal refe...

    Authors: Jorge Lucas Nascimento Souza, Fernanda Cavalcante Silva, Carlikelly Gleicy da Silva, Isabela Maria Fortaleza Neves Bomfim, Henrique Rocha de Medeiros and Lilian Giotto Zaros
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:147
  36. Erythritol was found to inhibit the growth of microorganisms. The present study aimed to demonstrate the growth inhibition of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius by erythritol and to define the changes in gene transc...

    Authors: Tadashi Fujii, Takumi Tochio and Koji Nishifuji
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:146
  37. Idiopathic epilepsy (IE) is a common, chronic brain dysfunction in dogs. Recently, the effect of feeding a diet enriched with medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) on seizure frequency has been evaluated in severa...

    Authors: Kazumasa Nakatsuka, Brian Zanghi and Daisuke Hasegawa
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:145
  38. Aldosterone represents an important target of heart failure therapy and may be a valuable indicator of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system activity. However, its assessment might be challenging because of...

    Authors: Alberto Galizzi, Greta Dossi, Vitaliano Borromeo, Paola Pocar, Debora Groppetti and Chiara Locatelli
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:144
  39. Yersinia enterocolitica is a heterogeneous bacterial species that has been divided into six biotypes and more than 70 serotypes. Each year, the European Food Safety Authority classifies yersiniosis caused by Y. e...

    Authors: Piotr Łada, Klaudia Kończyk-Kmiecik and Agata Bancerz-Kisiel
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:143

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:170

  40. A core principle of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in veterinary settings is the need for engagement of all stakeholders; however, no studies have addressed the role of veterinary technicians in AMS specifica...

    Authors: Laurel E. Redding, Katherine Reilly, Bridget Radtke, Stacy Bartholomew and Stephen D. Cole
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:142
  41. Upper urinary tract stones are increasingly prevalent in pet cats and are difficult to manage. Surgical procedures to address obstructing ureteroliths have short- and long-term complications, and medical thera...

    Authors: Adam D. Maxwell, Ga Won Kim, Eva Furrow, Jody P. Lulich, Marissa Torre, Brian MacConaghy, Elizabeth Lynch, Daniel F. Leotta, Yak-Nam Wang, Michael S. Borofsky and Michael R. Bailey
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:141
  42. Chemical castration of male animals is an alternative to surgical castration for inducing azoospermia, consequent sterility. Intra-testicular injection of zinc gluconate has been used for chemical castration i...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Hamed, Yahia A. Amin, Ragab Hassan Mohamed, Mohamed El-Adl, Shefaa M. Bazeed, Ahmed Abdou Elnegiry, Hossam Hassan Shawki and Al-Lethie A. Al-lethie
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:140
  43. The post-parturient period in goat had marked changes in an animal’s endocrine and metabolic status as well as by reduction in feed intake when the nutrient demand for impending lactogenesis was increasing. Th...

    Authors: Asem M. Zakaria, Taher Al-Daek, Enas Elmeligy, Ragab H. Mohamed, Eman M. Abu El-Naga, Haitham H. Mohammed, Abdulrahman Abdulkarim, Mohammed Abdelhadi Ali, Khaled. A. Khesruf and Arafat Khalphallah
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:139
  44. Tick-borne blood pathogens cause highly pathogenic diseases, which are associated with substantial economic losses in ruminants. Despite this, epidemiological research on these pathogens remains neglected in m...

    Authors: Mennat-Allah Abdelsalam, Wael Felefel, Sabreen Fadl and Mohamed Bessat
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:138
  45. Heart tumors are rare in dogs. They can be benign or malignant. Clinical signs depend primarily on the location of the tumor and its effect on blood flow.

    Authors: Olga Szaluś-Jordanow, Michał Czopowicz, Agata Moroz-Fik, Marcin Mickiewicz, Andrzej Łobaczewski, Sylwia Tarka, Łukasz Koperski and Rafał Sapierzyński
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:137

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.6 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.091 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.668 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    20 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    144 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    4,832 Altmetric mentions 

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal