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  1. Effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation products (SCFP) on rumen microbiota were determined in vitro and in vivo under a high and a depressed pH. The in vitro trial determined the effects of Original XPC...

    Authors: Hein M. Tun, Shucong Li, Ilkyu Yoon, Sarah J. Meale, Paula A. Azevedo, Ehsan Khafipour and Jan C. Plaizier

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:237

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  2. Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides (Mmm) is the causative agent of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia in cattle. A prototype subunit vaccine is being developed, however, there is currently no diagnostic test that...

    Authors: Harrison O. Lutta, David Odongo, Arshad Mather, Jose Perez-Casal, Andrew Potter, Volker Gerdts, Emil M. Berberov, Tracy Prysliak, Martina Kyallo, Alexander Kipronoh, Moses Olum, Roger Pelle and Jan Naessens

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:236

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  3. Bartonella bacteria have been associated with an increasingly wide range of human and animal diseases. These emerging pathogens have been identified as being globally dispersed. Ticks and small rodents are known ...

    Authors: Lili Hao, Dongbo Yuan, Li Guo, Wei Hou, Xi Mo, Jie Yin, Aiguo Yang and Rui Li

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:235

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  4. Tea polyphenols (TPs) attenuate obesity related liver inflammation; however, the anti-obesity effects and anti-inflammatory mechanisms are not clearly understood. This study aimed to determine whether the anti...

    Authors: Sajid Ur Rahman, Yingying Huang, Lei Zhu, Xiaoyan Chu, Shahid Ahmed Junejo, Yafei Zhang, Ibrar Muhammad Khan, Yu Li, Shibin Feng, Jinjie Wu and Xichun Wang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:234

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  5. 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

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  6. Emergence of both viral zoonoses from bats and diseases that threaten bat populations has highlighted the necessity for greater insights into the functioning of the bat immune system. Particularly when conside...

    Authors: Jiri Pikula, Tomas Heger, Hana Bandouchova, Veronika Kovacova, Monika Nemcova, Ivana Papezikova, Vladimir Piacek, Renata Zajíčková and Jan Zukal

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:232

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  7. Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a common and highly prevalent pathogen causing upper respiratory diseases in kittens and felines in recent years. Due to the substantial genetic variability of the viral genes, exis...

    Authors: Dengliang Li, Zhanding Cui, Guohua Li, Liangting Zhang, Ying Zhang, Han Zhao, Shuang Zhang, Yanbing Guo, Yanli Zhao, Fanxing Men, Shihui Zhao, Jiang Shao, Dongju Du, Hailong Huang, Kai Wang, Guixue Hu…

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:231

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  8. In the poultry industry, quantitative analysis of chicken T cell proliferation is important in many biological applications such as drug screening, vaccine production, and cytotoxicity assessment. Several assa...

    Authors: Karla Lucía F. Alvarez, Astrid Poma-Acevedo, Manolo Fernández-Sánchez and Manolo Fernández-Díaz

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:230

    Content type: Methodology article

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  9. Antimicrobial stewardship activities are essential to improve prudent antimicrobial use. The aim of the present study was to evaluate changes in antimicrobial prescriptions in cats after the introduction of pr...

    Authors: Alina Hubbuch, Kira Schmitt, Claudia Lehner, Sonja Hartnack, Simone Schuller, Gertraud Schüpbach-Regula, Meike Mevissen, Ruth Peter, Cedric Müntener, Hanspeter Naegeli and Barbara Willi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:229

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  10. There is a growing interest in the scientific community to use computer-based software programs for the quantification of cells during physiological and pathophysiological processes. Drawbacks of computer-base...

    Authors: Valérie Dubuc, Sheila Laverty, Hélène Richard, Monique Doré and Christine Theoret

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:228

    Content type: Methodology article

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  11. Insect vector transmitted pathogens from contaminated environments are a key potential risk for public health. Meanwhile, transmission by non-blood sucking flies needs to be considered. Sequencing and phylogen...

    Authors: Jinling Liu, Gen Lu, Yuesong Cui, Shu Wei, Tongqing An, Guoshun Shen and Zeliang Chen

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:227

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  12. Streptococcosis and Motile Aeromonad Septicemia (MAS) are important diseases of tilapia, Oreochromis spp. and causes huge economic losses in aquaculture globally. The feed-based vaccination may be an alternative ...

    Authors: Md Shirajum Monir, Sabri bin Mohd Yusoff, Zarirah binti Mohamed Zulperi, Hasliza binti Abu Hassim, Aslah Mohamad, Muhamad Sofie bin Mohd Hafiz Ngoo and Md Yasin Ina-Salwany

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:226

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  13. Retinal diseases are common in dogs. Some hereditary retinal dystrophies in dogs are important not only because they lead to vision loss but also because they show strong similarities to the orthologous human ...

    Authors: Laurence M. Occelli, Nate Pasmanter, Elias E. Ayoub and Simon M. Petersen-Jones

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:225

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  14. Congenital heart diseases are occasionally encountered in the bovine species. Ventricular septal defects (VSD) and atrial septal defects (ASD) are reported to be the most common; however, a vast collection hav...

    Authors: Aine McManus, Tim Moloney, Pamela Kelly, Conor Rowan, Cliona Skelly and Catherine I. McAloon

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:224

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. Free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) can become entangled in fishing line and other marine debris. Infrequently, dolphins can be successfully disentangled, released back into the wild, and...

    Authors: Wendy Marks, Steve Burton, Elizabeth Stratton, Eric Zolman, George Biedenbach and Annie Page-Karjian

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:223

    Content type: Case Report

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  16. Pasteurella multocida is the etiological agent responsible for several diseases in a wide range of hosts around the world and thus, causes serious economic losses. Acute septicemia associated with capsular type B...

    Authors: Inmaculada Cuevas, Alfonso Carbonero, David Cano, Ignacio García-Bocanegra, Manuel Ángel Amaro and Carmen Borge

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:222

    Content type: Review

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  17. The Cumberland Gap Region (CGR) of the United States is a natural corridor between the southeastern, northeastern, and midwestern regions of the country. CGR has also many species of ticks and mosquitos that s...

    Authors: Gilbert Patterson, Matthew Tanhauser, Paul Schmidt, Dawn Spangler, Charles Faulkner, Vina Faulkner, Daniel Kish, Karen Gruszynski, Hemant Naikare, Michele D. Coarsey and Ashutosh Verma

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:221

    Content type: Research article

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  18. 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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  19. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: S. Rimoldi, E. Gini, J. F. A. Koch, F. Iannini, F. Brambilla and G. Terova

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:219

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:118

  20. Studies have shown that some viral infections cause structural changes in the intestinal microflora, but little is known about the effects of tumorigenic viral infection on the intestinal microflora of chickens.

    Authors: Xianhua Wan, Laipeng Xu, Xiangli Sun, Hui Li, Fengbin Yan, Ruili Han, Hong Li, Zhuanjian Li, Yadong Tian, Xiaojun Liu, Xiangtao Kang, Zhenya Wang and Yanbin Wang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:218

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  21. Echocardiography is the most frequently used non -invasive diagnostic tool to evaluate cardiac anatomy and function in domestic species but increasingly also in non -domestic species, especially since cardiac ...

    Authors: Laurent Locquet, Blandine Houdellier, Bart J. G. Broeckx, Tim Bouts, Veronique Liekens, Jimmy H. Saunders and Pascale Smets

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:217

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  22. The aim of the study has been to compare the effect of dietary supplementation of β-1,3/1,6-glucan, Lactobacillus plantarum bacteria or their mixture on the growth performance, selected parameters of the immune s...

    Authors: Barbara Kazuń, Joanna Małaczewska, Krzysztof Kazuń, Rafał Kamiński, Dobrochna Adamek-Urbańska and Joanna Żylińska-Urban

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:216

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  23. A negative potential is occasionally recorded in humans and animals with profound deafness during brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAER) tests if loud intensities are used. This acoustically evoked short l...

    Authors: Ezio Bianchi, Anna Maria Cantoni and Luc Poncelet

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:215

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. A large number of animal species are susceptible to Leishmania infantum (Kinetoplastida, Trypanosomatidae) in endemic areas, including domestic and wild felids such as tigers (Panthera tigris). Knowledge on the i...

    Authors: Maria Alfonsa Cavalera, Roberta Iatta, Pietro Laricchiuta, Giuseppe Passantino, Francesca Abramo, Jairo Alfonso Mendoza-Roldan, Domenico Otranto and Andrea Zatelli

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:214

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  25. Chronic inflammation mediated by the cyclooxygenase enzymes, specifically their product prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), can result in the development of cancer. PGE2 promotes cell proliferation, apoptosis, and angiog...

    Authors: Margaret L. Musser, Austin K. Viall, Rachel L. Phillips, Jesse M. Hostetter and Chad M. Johannes

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:213

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  26. Microsporidia are common opportunistic parasites in humans and animals, including rabbits. However, only limited epidemiology data concern about the prevalence and molecular characterization of Enterocytozoon bie...

    Authors: Lei Deng, Yijun Chai, Leiqiong Xiang, Wuyou Wang, Ziyao Zhou, Haifeng Liu, Zhijun Zhong, Hualin Fu and Guangneng Peng

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:212

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  27. Flunixin meglumine (FM) was investigated for the effectiveness of plasma, oral fluid, and urine concentrations to predict tissue residue depletion profiles in finishing-age swine, along with the potential for ...

    Authors: Jessica L. Bates, Locke A. Karriker, Suzanne M. Rajewski, Zhoumeng Lin, Ronette Gehring, Mengjie Li, Jim E. Riviere and Johann F. Coetzee

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:211

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  28. The opioid crisis continues to grow in the United States with 46,700 drug overdose deaths due to opioids in 2017 alone. Vet shopping, the practice of soliciting veterinarians for prescription medications, has ...

    Authors: Falguni C. Patel, Jeffrey A. Raines, Richard W. Kim, Karen Gruszynski, Robert E. Davis, Manoj Sharma, Gilbert Patterson, Jason W. Johnson and Vinayak K. Nahar

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:210

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  29. 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

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  30. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), an intestinal coronavirus that causes acute diarrhea and high mortality in suckling piglets, can result in high economic losses in the swine industry. In recent years, d...

    Authors: Zhilin Wang, Xuerui Li, Youjun Shang, Jinyan Wu, Zhen Dong, Xiaoan Cao, Yongsheng Liu and Xi Lan

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:208

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  31. The objective of this study was to investigate the metabolic and osmotic effects of different doses of glycerol or a glycerol – propylene glycol mixture in Sarda sheep with the aim to identify those able to be...

    Authors: Cristian Porcu, Francesca D. Sotgiu, Valeria Pasciu, Maria Grazia Cappai, Alicia Barbero-Fernández, Antonio Gonzalez-Bulnes, Maria Dattena, Marilia Gallus, Giovanni Molle and Fiammetta Berlinguer

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:207

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  32. Canine visceral hemangiosarcoma (HSA) is a highly aggressive cancer of endothelial origin that closely resembles visceral angiosarcoma in humans, both clinically and histopathologically. Currently there is an ...

    Authors: Chinatsu Mukai, Eunju Choi, Kelly L. Sams, Elena Zu Klampen, Lynne Anguish, Brooke A. Marks, Edward J. Rice, Zhong Wang, Lauren A. Choate, Shao-Pei Chou, Yukinari Kato, Andrew D. Miller, Charles G. Danko and Scott A. Coonrod

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:206

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  33. The aim of this study was to obtain quantitative data about the frequency, genotypic characterization and antibiotic resistance profiling of Salmonella agents in chicken flocks located in eastern Turkey.

    Authors: Aydogan Arkali and Burhan Çetinkaya

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:205

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  34. Using probiotics have become popular. They are considered an alternative to Antibiotic Growth Promoters (AGP). Probiotics are supplemented into animal feed for improving growth performance along with preventin...

    Authors: Sabreen Ezzat Fadl, Ghada Ahmed El-Gammal, Osama Atia Sakr, Aly A. B. S. Salah, Ayman Ali Atia, Abdelbary Mohammed Prince and Abdelhaleem Mohamed Hegazy

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:204

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  35. Pathogens including duck-origin avian influenza virus (AIV), duck-origin Newcastle disease virus (NDV) and duck Tembusu virus (DTMUV) posed great harm to ducks and caused great economic losses to the duck indu...

    Authors: Xiyu Zhang, Ming Yao, Zhihui Tang, Daning Xu, Yan Luo, Yunfei Gao and Liping Yan

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:203

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  36. Canine parvovirus (CPV) is now recognized as a serious threat to the dog breeding industry worldwide. Currently used CPV vaccines all have their specific drawbacks, prompting a search for alternative safe and ...

    Authors: Dao Chang, Yangkun Liu, Yangyang Chen, Xiaomin Hu, Andrey Burov, Alexey Puzyr, Vladimir Bondar and Lunguang Yao

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:202

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  37. Enterocytozoon bieneusi, a common opportunistic fungal pathogen, has a wide range of hosts. Limited epidemiological data on E. bieneusi intestinal infections in companion animals (dogs and cats) in China exists. ...

    Authors: Haiyan Wang, Xuhui Lin, Yongxiang Sun, Nanshan Qi, Minna Lv, Wenwan Xiao, Yuancai Chen, Ruiping Xiang, Mingfei Sun and Longxian Zhang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:201

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  38. In cattle, the lingual diseases are primarily diagnosed postmortem by histopathological examination of the affected tongues obtained after the death or during necropsy. In humans, ultrasonography has been used...

    Authors: Takeshi Tsuka, Yoshiharu Okamoto, Yuji Sunden, Takehito Morita, Masamichi Yamashita, Tomohiro Osaki, Kazuo Azuma, Takao Amaha, Norihiko Ito, Yusuke Murahata and Tomohiro Imagawa

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:200

    Content type: Case Report

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  39. Sepsis is a severe condition associated with high prevalence and mortality rates. Parvovirus enteritis is a predisposing factor for sepsis, as it promotes intestinal bacterial translocation and severe immunosu...

    Authors: F. Alves, S. Prata, T. Nunes, J. Gomes, S. Aguiar, F. Aires da Silva, L. Tavares, V. Almeida and S. Gil

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:199

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  40. Eight different PCV2 genotypes with varying prevalence and clinical impact have been described so far. PCV2 infection is still widespread among the vaccinated population and several experimental studies have c...

    Authors: Christiane Weissenbacher-Lang, Tamara Kristen, Verena Mendel, René Brunthaler, Lukas Schwarz and Herbert Weissenböck

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:198

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  41. Rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, is an important fish in European freshwater aquaculture. This industry sector is dominated by small family-owned enterprises located in rural areas. A large percentage of rainb...

    Authors: Verena Jung-Schroers, Uta Hildebrandt, Karina Retter, Karl-Heinz Esser, John Hellmann, Dirk Willem Kleingeld, Karl Rohn and Dieter Steinhagen

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:197

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  42. Enterocytozoon bieneusi, a zoonotic pathogen, has the potential to infect both immunocompromised and immunocompetent humans. It is found in large number of animals; however, not much is known regarding its preval...

    Authors: Aiyun Zhao, Ying Zhang, Wen Wang, Bo Jing, Jinming Xing, Dayong Tao, Wei Zhao and Meng Qi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:196

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  43. All dogs imported into Iceland must undergo mandatory quarantine in a special station before introduction into the country. A faecal sample is collected from the first stool passed by the dog in this station a...

    Authors: Karl Skírnisson and Donald W. Duszynski

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:195

    Content type: Case Report

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  44. Paraprostatic cysts are large structures that develop between the prostate gland and urinary bladder, usually in older, intact dogs. Their incidence is reported to be 1.1–5.3% in dogs with prostatic disease. T...

    Authors: Michal Kyllar and Petr Čížek

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:194

    Content type: Case Report

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  45. Canine mammary gland tumors (cMGTs) are the most common neoplasms in intact female canines and viewed as a suitable model for studying human breast cancers. Euphorbia royleana has been reported to have a variety ...

    Authors: Yu-Ya Huang, Chia-Hung Chen, Chia-Hui Hsu, Tsun-Yung Kuo, Cheng-Chi Liu, Albert Tai-Ching Liao and Chen-Si Lin

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:193

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  46. Combination therapy with glucocorticoids and adjunctive immunomodulating drugs has been generally accepted as a standard treatment regimen for meningoencephalomyelitis of unknown etiology (MUE). We hypothesize...

    Authors: Joong-Hyun Song, Do-Hyeon Yu, Hee-Chun Lee, Tae-Sung Hwang, Young Joo Kim, Su-Jin An and Dong-In Jung

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:192

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  47. Mastitis is one of the most costly diseases in Mediterranean buffalo (MB). At present, just a few specific antibiotics registered for this dairy specie have been synthetized. Efficacy of an antibiotic dry buff...

    Authors: Jacopo Guccione, Luigi D’Andrea, Antonella Pesce, Fausto Toni, Giuliano Borriello, Caterina Salzano, Francesco Diuccio, Massimo Pascale and Paolo Ciaramella

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:191

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  48. There is growing awareness that caring for a chronically ill pet may have a detrimental impact on their owner’s quality of life. Companion animal orthopaedic disease has received little research interest in th...

    Authors: Zoe Belshaw, Rachel Dean and Lucy Asher

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:190

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  49. Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is an important cattle breeding area in China, and cattle breeding bases are located in this area. In Ningxia, dermatophytes have not been paid attention to, so dermatophytosis is...

    Authors: Yanan Guo, Song Ge, Haifeng Luo, Atif Rehman, Yong Li and Shenghu He

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:187

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