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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) can cause various extraintestinal infections in poultry, resulting in massive economic losses in poultry industry. In addition, some avian E. coli strains may have zoonoti...

    Authors: Aneta Papouskova, Martina Masarikova, Adam Valcek, David Senk, Darina Cejkova, Eva Jahodarova and Alois Cizek

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:189

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  4. 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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  5. Pasteurella multocida B:2 causes haemorrhagic septicaemia in cattle and buffaloes. However, buffaloes are found to be more susceptible to the infection than cattle. Upon infection, the pathogen rapidly spread fro...

    Authors: Yulianna Puspitasari, Annas Salleh and Mohd Zamri-Saad

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:186

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  6. Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is an economically important trans-boundary viral disease of cloven-hoofed animals. It is caused by FMD virus, which belongs to the genus Aphthovirus and family Picornaviridae. FMD is...

    Authors: Endris Aman, Wassie Molla, Zeleke Gebreegizabher and Wudu Temesgen Jemberu

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:185

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  7. Porcine parvovirus 1 (PPV1) is widespread in commercial pig farms worldwide and has a significant impact to the swine industry. Long-lasting immunity achieved by means of vaccination is the main tool to preven...

    Authors: Beatriz Garcia-Morante, Marta Noguera, Sonja Klocke, Kathrin Sommer and Philip Bridger

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:184

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  8. Rabies kills approximately 59,000 people each year worldwide. Rapid and accurate diagnosis of rabies is important for instituting rapid containment measures and for advising the exposed people for postexposure...

    Authors: Tenzin Tenzin, Kelzang Lhamo, Purna B. Rai, Dawa Tshering, Pema Jamtsho, Jamyang Namgyal, Thrinang Wangdi, Sangay Letho, Tuku Rai, Sonam Jamtsho, Chendu Dorji, Sangay Rinchen, Lungten Lungten, Karma Wangmo, Lungten Lungten, Pema Wangchuk…

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:183

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  9. A greater understanding of exercise physiology and biochemistry is required for the sport horse disciplines, including show jumping. Conditioning of horses for show jumping is empirical because they are primar...

    Authors: Renaud Léguillette, Stephanie L. Bond, Kelda Lawlor, Tineke de Haan and Lauren M. Weber

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:182

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  10. Biologic’ therapies, such as autologous conditioned serum (ACS), are gaining popularity in treating orthopaedic conditions in equine veterinary medicine. Evidence is scarce regarding ACS constituents, and larg...

    Authors: Patrick Marques-Smith, Anne S. Kallerud, Grethe M. Johansen, Preben Boysen, Anna M. Jacobsen, Karoline M. Reitan, Mia M. Henriksen, Maria Löfgren and Cathrine T. Fjordbakk

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:181

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  11. Additive manufacturing has allowed for the creation of a patient-specific custom solution that can resolve many of the limitations previously reported for canine cranioplasty. The purpose of this pilot study w...

    Authors: J. James, M. L. Oblak, A. R. zur Linden, F. M. K. James, J. Phillips and M. Parkes

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:180

    Content type: Methodology article

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  12. Three-dimensional models of cell culture such as organoids and mini organs accord better advantage over regular cell culture because of their ability to simulate organ functions hence, used for disease modelin...

    Authors: Mohan Acharya, Komala Arsi, Annie M. Donoghue, Rohana Liyanage and Narayan C. Rath

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:179

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  13. Mycoplasma anserisalpingitidis causes significant economic losses in the domestic goose (Anser anser) industry in Europe. As 95% of the global goose production is in China where the primary species is the swan go...

    Authors: Miklós Gyuranecz, Alexa Mitter, Áron B. Kovács, Dénes Grózner, Zsuzsa Kreizinger, Krisztina Bali, Krisztián Bányai and Christopher J. Morrow

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:178

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  14. The aim of this study was to investigate the association among biofilm formation, virulence gene expression, and antibiotic resistance in P. mirabilis isolates collected from diarrhetic animals (n = 176) in north...

    Authors: Yadong Sun, Shanshan Wen, Lili Zhao, Qiqi Xia, Yue Pan, Hanghang Liu, Chengwei Wei, Hongyan Chen, Junwei Ge and Hongbin Wang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:176

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  15. Endometritis is a prevalent uterine disease in postpartum cows. The disease reduces fertility performance and milk yield, and subsequently, productivity and profitability of dairy farms. The reduction in perfo...

    Authors: Pascal Nyabinwa, Olivier Basole Kashongwe, Claire d’Andre Hirwa and Bockline Omedo Bebe

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:175

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  16. Mastitis is a disease of economic concern that affects dairy industry worldwide. This study aimed to investigate and identify possible etiologies encountered in an episode of acute gangrenous mastitis in lacta...

    Authors: El Tigani Ahmed El Tigani-Asil, Ghada Elderdiri Abdelwahab, Jayamohanan Thikkal Veedu Payyan Veedu, Abdelmalik Ibrahim Khalafalla, Zayed Saud Abdullah Mohamed, Hassan Zackaria Ali Ishag, Asma Abdi Mohamed Shah, Mohamed Ali Abdulla Alhosani and Salama Suhail Mohammed Al Muhairi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:174

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  17. Culling is a major cost for dairy farms but also an essential part in managing herd productivity. This study aimed to identify the culling rates of Estonian dairy cows, identify the farmers’ stated reasons and...

    Authors: Triin Rilanto, Kaari Reimus, Toomas Orro, Ulf Emanuelson, Arvo Viltrop and Kerli Mõtus

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:173

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  18. Mycoplasmal pneumonia is an important infectious disease that threatens sheep and goat production worldwide, and Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae is one of major etiological agent causing mycoplasmal pneumonia. Recombina...

    Authors: Jinfeng Wang, Ruiwen Li, Xiaoxia Sun, Libing Liu, Xuepiao Hao, Jianchang Wang and Wanzhe Yuan

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:172

    Content type: Methodology article

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  19. A healthy immune system plays a particularly important role in newborns, including in calves that are far more susceptible to infections (viral, bacterial and other) than adult individuals. Therefore, the pres...

    Authors: Roman Wójcik, Joanna Małaczewska, Grzegorz Zwierzchowski, Jan Miciński and Edyta Kaczorek-Łukowska

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:171

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  20. Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is a highly infectious and contagious febrile vesicular disease of cloven-hoofed livestock with high socio-economic consequences globally. In Thailand, FMD is endemic with 183 and ...

    Authors: Orapun Arjkumpa, Chalutwan Sansamur, Pakdee Sutthipankul, Chaidate Inchaisri, Kannika Na Lampang, Arisara Charoenpanyanet and Veerasak Punyapornwithaya

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:170

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  21. Swine dysentery (SD) is a diarrheal disease in fattening pigs that is caused by the strongly hemolytic species Brachyspira (B.) hyodysenteriae, B. hampsonii and B. suanatina. As weakly hemolytic Brachyspira spp. ...

    Authors: Jessica Joerling, Hermann Willems, Christa Ewers and Werner Herbst

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:169

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  22. Constitutive and inducible defenses protect the respiratory tract from bacterial infection. The objective of this study was to characterize the response to an aerosolized lysate of killed bacteria, as a basis ...

    Authors: Laura L. Bassel, Carmon Co, Alaina Macdonald, Laurel Sly, Erin E. McCandless, Joanne Hewson, Raksha Tiwari, Shayan Sharif, Laura Siracusa, Mary Ellen Clark and Jeff L. Caswell

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:168

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  23. Glaesserella parasuis, the causative agent of Glӓsser’s disease, is widespread in swine globally resulting in significant economic losses to the swine industry. Prevention of Glӓsser’s disease in pigs has been pl...

    Authors: Samantha J. Hau, Shi-Lu Luan, Crystal L. Loving, Tracy L. Nicholson, Jinhong Wang, Sarah E. Peters, David Seilly, Lucy A. Weinert, Paul R. Langford, Andrew N. Rycroft, Brendan W. Wren, Duncan J. Maskell, Alexander W. Tucker and Susan L. Brockmeier

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:167

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  24. Rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV, Lagovirus europeus GI.1) induces a contagious and highly lethal hemorrhagic disease in rabbits. In 2010 a new genotype of lagovirus (GI.2), emerged in Europe, infecting ...

    Authors: Melanie Buehler, Sonja T. Jesse, Heike Kueck, Bastian Lange, Patricia Koenig, Wendy K. Jo, Albert Osterhaus and Andreas Beineke

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:166

    Content type: Case Report

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  25. Johne’s disease (JD) is a chronic intestinal inflammatory disease caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection in ruminants. Since there are currently no effective vaccine or treatment op...

    Authors: Sanjay Mallikarjunappa, Flavio S. Schenkel, Luiz F. Brito, Nathalie Bissonnette, Filippo Miglior, Jacques Chesnais, Michael Lohuis, Kieran G. Meade and Niel A. Karrow

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:165

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  26. Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV), Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) and Hepatitis E virus (HEV) are common and economically important viral disease causative agents detected in pig or...

    Authors: Jan Plut, Urska Jamnikar-Ciglenecki and Marina Stukelj

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:164

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  27. Ureaplasma diversum is a pathogen found in the genital tract of cattle and associated with genital disorders such as infertility, placentitis, abortion, birth of weak calves, low sperm motility, seminal vesiculit...

    Authors: Yasmin M. F. S. Andrade, Manoel N. Santos-Junior, Izadora S. Rezende, Maysa S. Barbosa, Aline T. Amorim, Ícaro B. S. Silva, Ellunny C. Queiroz, Bruno L. Bastos, Guilherme B. Campos, Jorge Timenetsky and Lucas M. Marques

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:163

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  28. At present, pig industry in China is faced with the complex situation of mixed infection caused by multiple pathogens. It is urgent to develop some new high-throughput molecular diagnosis assays to simultaneou...

    Authors: Yue Wu, Xudan Wu, Jing Chen, Jingfei Hu, Xiaobo Huang and Bin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:162

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  29. Sperm hyperactive motility has previously been shown to influence litter size in pigs, but little is known about the underlying biological mechanisms. The aim of this study was to use RNA sequencing to investi...

    Authors: Maren van Son, Nina Hårdnes Tremoen, Ann Helen Gaustad, Dag Inge Våge, Teklu Tewoldebrhan Zeremichael, Frøydis Deinboll Myromslien and Eli Grindflek

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:161

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  30. Plague caused by Yersinia pestis is a highly infectious and potentially fatal zoonotic disease that can be spread by wild and domestic animals. In endemic areas of the northern hemisphere plague typically cycles ...

    Authors: Paula A. Schaffer, Connor S. Hershkowitz, Kristy L. Dowers, Jennifer L. Golchanour, Lauren J. Harris, Tawfik A. Aboellial, Paul S. Morley, Stephanie A. Brault, Kristy L. Pabilonia, Gary L. Mason, Jennifer A. House and Joshua B. Daniels

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:160

    Content type: Case Report

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  31. Vestibular dysfunction is relatively common in dogs, with a prevalence of 0.08% reported in primary veterinary care in the UK. There are several studies investigating how to differentiate between peripheral an...

    Authors: Rocio Orlandi, Rodrigo Gutierrez-Quintana, Beatrice Carletti, Camilla Cooper, Josep Brocal, Sara Silva and Rita Gonçalves

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:159

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  32. At this time, elimination diets followed by oral food challenges (OFCs) represent the “gold standard” for diagnosing skin-manifesting food allergies (FA) in dogs and cats. Regrettably, there is no clear consen...

    Authors: Thierry Olivry and Ralf S. Mueller

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:158

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  33. Epidemiological investigations were carried out following detection of an outbreak of megaoesophagus in Victorian Police working dogs in early 2018 and an increase in the number of canine megaoesophagus cases ...

    Authors: M. Renwick, M. A. Stevenson, A. Wiethoelter and C. Mansfield

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:157

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  34. Bovine neonatal pancytopenia (BNP) is a haemorrhagic disease of neonatal calves. BNP was first described in Germany in 2009, later on also in other European countries, and in New Zealand in 2011. The disease i...

    Authors: Carola M. Sauter-Louis, Christoph Staubach, Frederike Reichmann, Alexander Stoll, Günter Rademacher, Klaus Cussler, Max Bastian and Annette Pfitzner-Friedrich

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:155

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  35. Buprenorphine is used for canine postoperative pain management. This study aimed to describe the pharmacokinetics and evaluate the analgesic efficacy of buprenorphine (Simbadol, 1.8 mg/mL) administered by diff...

    Authors: Paulo Vinicius Steagall, Hélène Louise Marcelle Ruel, Tomoyo Yasuda, Beatriz Paglerani Monteiro, Ryota Watanabe, Marina Cayetano Evangelista and Francis Beaudry

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:154

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  36. Penguin interaction with gillnets has been extensively reported in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and is considered a major conservation threat. Among penguin species, Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanic...

    Authors: Ana Carolina Ewbank, Carlos Sacristán, Samira Costa-Silva, Marzia Antonelli, Janaina R. Lorenço, Guilherme A. Nogueira, Mariana B. Ebert, Cristiane K. M. Kolesnikovas and José Luiz Catão-Dias

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:153

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  37. Canine hemorrhagic gastroenteritis (also canine gastrointestinal hemorrhagic syndrome) is commonly associated with Clostridium perfringens, although in some cases the etiology remains unclear. This report describ...

    Authors: Paul Capewell, Angie Rupp, Manuel Fuentes, Michael McDonald and William Weir

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:152

    Content type: Case Report

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  38. Insulin dysregulation (ID) goes along with lasting or transient hyperinsulinemia able to trigger equine laminitis, a painful and crippling foot condition. Promoting weight loss through dietary changes and phys...

    Authors: Julien Delarocque, Florian Frers, Korinna Huber, Karsten Feige and Tobias Warnken

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:151

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  39. Arthroscopic surgery is described as a minimally invasive technique for diagnosis, exploration and treatment of joint disorders. It allows intraarticular structures to be assessed accurately, thereby improving...

    Authors: Mahmoud Fadul, Alois von Rotz, Maher Alsaaod, Reiichiro Sato and Adrian Steiner

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:150

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  40. Bavaria, a large federal state in Germany, has been declared free from infections with Bovine Alphaherpesvirus 1 (BoHV-1) in 2011. To maintain this status the cattle population is monitored for antibodies agai...

    Authors: Stefanie Singer, Bernd Hoffmann, Angela Hafner-Marx, Jürgen Christian, Friederike Forster, Katharina Schneider, Gabriela Knubben-Schweizer and Antonie Neubauer-Juric

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:149

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  41. Infection in the oviduct (salpingitis) is the most common bacterial infection in egg laying hens and is mainly caused by Escherichia coli. The disease is responsible for decreased animal welfare, considerable eco...

    Authors: Louise Ladefoged Poulsen, Egle Kudirkiene, Steffen Lynge Jørgensen, Steven Philip Djordjevic, Max Laurence Cummins, Jens Peter Christensen, Henrik Christensen, Magne Bisgaard and Ida Thøfner

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:148

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  42. In human medicine, extremely high CRP (C-reactive protein) concentrations > 100 mg/l are indicators of bacterial infection and the need of antibiotic treatment. Similar decision limits for septic pneumonia are...

    Authors: Sarah Hindenberg, Natali Bauer and Andreas Moritz

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:147

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  43. Sow endometritis is a common disease in pig breeding farms after artificial insemination, which leads to gray-green vaginal secretions and decreased conception rates. It is important to perform an etiologic di...

    Authors: Yawen Wang, Haiyong Guo, Yun Bai, Tanqing Li, Ruitao Xu, Tairan Sun, Jicheng Lu and Qinye Song

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:146

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  44. Abortion is considered an important disease problem of small ruminants in Borana pastoral area. A cross-sectional study was conducted to estimate the prevalence and risk factors of chlamydiosis, coxiellosis (Q...

    Authors: Asamenew Tesfaye, Mesfin Sahele, Teshale Sori, Chala Guyassa and Abebe Garoma

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:145

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  45. This study was performed to investigate the effect of Alpha-galactosidase (AlphaGal) supplementation with two energy levels on the growth performance, amino acid ileal digestibility coefficient “AID%,” economi...

    Authors: Shimaa A. Amer, Mohamed A. F. Naser, Ahmed A. A. Abdel-Wareth, Ahmed A. Saleh, Shafika A. M. Elsayed, Doaa M. Abdel fattah and Abdallah E. Metwally

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:144

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  46. Administration of a competitive exclusion culture (CE culture) has the potential to induce protective effects in very young chicks against caecal colonisation by EEC (= extended-spectrum β-lactamases [ESBL] an...

    Authors: Ulrich Methner and Uwe Rösler

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:143

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  47. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate, through videothermometry, the temperature variation in the hearts of rabbits, that underwent induced myocardial ischemia and reperfusion.

    Authors: Tomas Ottoni Barroso da Silva, Leonardo Waldstein de Moura Vidal, Paula Gebe Abreu Cabral, Matheus Roberto da Mota Costa, Silvia Marcela Ruiz Cadena, Marcelo Borges dos Santos Junior, Fernanda Antunes and André Lacerda de Abreu Oliveira

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:142

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