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Pulmonology and respiratory diseases

The pulmonology and respiratory disorders section considers research that addresses the etiology and treatment of pulmonary and respiratory disorders in veterinary patients, including veterinary sports medicine patients. This includes, but not limited to, studies on therapeutic strategies, diagnostics, genetics and genomics, epidemiology, anatomical studies, and comparative medicine. 

  1. The aetiology of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis (PAM) in animals is still unknown. In humans, this pulmonary disorder is a rare autosomal recessive disorder triggered by a mutation in the gene SLC34A2, whic...

    Authors: Ana Canadas Sousa, Joana C. Santos, Clara Landolt, Catarina Gomes, Patrícia Dias-Pereira and Cláudia S. Baptista

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:376

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. The use of an untargeted metabolomic approach to investigate biofluids of respiratory origin is of increasing interest in human and veterinary lung research. Considering the high incidence of equine asthma (> ...

    Authors: Marilena Bazzano, Luca Laghi, Chenglin Zhu, Gian Enrico Magi, Beniamino Tesei and Fulvio Laus

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:233

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Bovine tuberculosis and tuberculosis are chronic infectious diseases caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex members, Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium tuberculosis, respectively. Infection with M. b...

    Authors: Wynand J. Goosen, Tanya J. Kerr, Léanie Kleynhans, Peter Buss, David Cooper, Robin M. Warren, Paul D. van Helden, Björn Schröder, Sven D. C. Parsons and Michele A. Miller

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:220

    Content type: Methodology article

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  4. In humans, respiratory complications in patients with acute pancreatitis (AP) are a common life-threatening comorbidity. Since possible lung impairment has not been individually evaluated in canine AP, the aim...

    Authors: Eleonora Gori, Alessio Pierini, Gianila Ceccherini, Simonetta Citi, Tommaso Mannucci, Ilaria Lippi and Veronica Marchetti

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:209

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) continues to be great challenge in calf rearing units. The urgent need to decrease the use of antibiotics and increase animal welfare in beef production has forced us to introd...

    Authors: Atte Sandelin, Heidi Härtel, Leena Seppä-Lassila, Liisa Kaartinen, Helena Rautala, Timo Soveri and Heli Simojoki

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:73

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Mild equine asthma is a common inflammatory airway disease of the horse. The primary treatment of mild equine asthma is corticosteroids. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of injected dex...

    Authors: Stephanie L. Bond, Jana Hundt and Renaud Léguillette

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:397

    Content type: Research article

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