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  1. Pigs are susceptible to several ruminant pathogens, including Coxiella burnetti, Schmallenberg virus (SBV) and bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV). These pathogens have already been described in the pig population...

    Authors: Gianmarco Ferrara, Ugo Pagnini, Elvira Improda, Giuseppe Iovane and Serena Montagnaro
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:183
  2. 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
  3. The risk of developing tumorous diseases in the genital tract also increases with age in animals. One of the classified tumor types is genital leiomyoma. Presently, our understanding of the pathogenesis of thi...

    Authors: Lukas Trzebiatowski, Mariusz Pawel Kowalewski, Sarah Schmid, Kirstin Skaar, Jana Müller and Axel Wehrend
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:181
  4. Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR), caused by Bovine alphaherpesvirus-1 (BoAHV-1), is an acute, highly contagious disease primarily characterized by respiratory tract lesions in infected cattle. Due to its s...

    Authors: Lihui Xu, Guiyang Ge, Dongli Li, Jianming Li, Qinglong Gong, Kun Shi, Fei Liu, Naichao Diao, Zhenzhen Cui, Yingyu Liu, Xue Leng and Rui Du
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:180
  5. Salmonella infections pose a significant threat to animal and human health. Phytochemicals present a potential alternative treatment. Galla chinensis tannic acid (GCTA), a hydrolyzable polyphenolic compound, inhi...

    Authors: Yuzhang Yan, Xiaohong Zheng, Xueqin Wu, Ling Wang, Jiongjie He, Baocheng Hao, Tingjun Hu, Shengyi Wang and Dongan Cui
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:179
  6. Rubber seed kernel is a by-product derived from rubber tree plantations. It is rich in C18 unsaturated fatty acids (UFA) and has the potential to be used as a protein source for ruminant diets. This investigat...

    Authors: Nirawan Gunun, Chatchai Kaewpila, Waroon Khota, Thachawech Kimprasit, Anusorn Cherdthong and Pongsatorn Gunun
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:177
  7. This investigation assessed the effects of high dietary inclusion of Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) on broiler chicken growth performance, meat quality and nutritional attributes. For this, 120 male broiler ch...

    Authors: Mónica M. Costa, Maria P. Spínola, Beatriz Tavares, José M. Pestana, João C. Tavares, Cátia F. Martins, Cristina M. Alfaia, Daniela F. P. Carvalho, Ana R. Mendes, Joana I. Ferreira, Miguel P. Mourato, Madalena M. Lordelo and José A. M. Prates
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:176
  8. Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) belongs to the most frequently used surgical method for the treatment of cranial cruciate ligament rupture in dogs. Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the possible...

    Authors: Natália Korytárová, Sabine Kramer, Oliver Harms and Holger A. Volk
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:175
  9. Antimicrobial resistance is considered one of the most critical threat for both human and animal health. Recently, reports of infection or colonization by carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in companion ani...

    Authors: Juan Manuel de Mendieta, Andrea Argüello, María Alejandra Menocal, Melina Rapoport, Ezequiel Albornoz, Javier Más, Alejandra Corso and Diego Faccone
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:174
  10. Strangles is a highly contagious disease of the equine upper respiratory tract caused by Streptococcus equi subspecies. Streptococcus equi subsp. equi (S. equi) and Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus (S. zoo...

    Authors: Rafik Soliman, Mohamed Yousef, Sara Abdel gelil and Hassan Aboul-Ella
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:173
  11. Lameness examinations are commonly performed in equine medicine. Advancements in digital technology have increased the use of video recordings for lameness assessment, however, standardization of ideal video a...

    Authors: Alessandro P. Valle, Kara A. Brown, Patrick Reilly, Sarah A. Ciamillo, Elizabeth J. Davidson, Darko Stefanovski, Holly L. Stewart and Kyla F. Ortved
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:172
  12. Coccidiosis is one of the most frequently reported diseases in chickens, causing a significant economic impact on the poultry industry. However, there have been no previous studies evaluating the prevalence of...

    Authors: Shenquan Liao, Xuhui Lin, Qingfeng Zhou, Zhuanqiang Yan, Caiyan Wu, Juan Li, Minna Lv, Junjing Hu, Haiming Cai, Yongle Song, Xiangjie Chen, Yibin Zhu, Lijun Yin, Jianfei Zhang, Nanshan Qi and Mingfei Sun
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:171
  13. Blood sampling from neonatal piglets is related to multiple disadvantages. Therefore, a new, alternative matrix is required to assess piglets’ early immune status efficiently. The present study aimed to assess...

    Authors: Agata Augustyniak, Ewelina Czyżewska-Dors and Małgorzata Pomorska-Mól
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:170
  14. Bovine mastitis is one of the most widespread diseases affecting cattle, leading to significant losses for the dairy industry. Currently, the so-called gold standard in mastitis diagnosis involves determining ...

    Authors: Anna Dobrut, Jakub Skibiński, Adrian Bekier, Kamil Drożdż, Karolina Rudnicka, Przemysław Płociński, Izabela Siemińska and Monika Brzychczy-Włoch
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:169
  15. Digital dermatitis (DD) is a contagious hoof infection affecting cattle worldwide. The disease causes lameness and a reduction in animal welfare, which ultimately leads to major decreases in milk production in...

    Authors: Lex Roelofs, Jenny Frössling, Anna Rosander, Joakim Bjerketorp, Reza Arabi Belaghi, Ingrid Hansson and Sara Frosth
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:168
  16. Arginine, which is metabolized into ornithine, proline, and nitric oxide, plays an important role in embryonic development. The present study was conducted to investigate the molecular mechanism of arginine in...

    Authors: Shuai Li, Xiangyang Ye, Xiaolu Wen, Xuefen Yang, Li Wang, Kaiguo Gao, Hao Xiao and Zongyong Jiang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:167
  17. Traditional medical practices have been used to maintain animal health for millennia and have been passed down orally from generation to generation. In Ethiopia also, plants are the primary means by which the ...

    Authors: Abenezer Wendimu, Elias Bojago and Yitbarek Abrham
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:166
  18. Esculentin-1, initially discovered in the skin secretions of pool frogs (Pelophylax lessonae), has demonstrated broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity; however, its immunomodulatory properties have received little...

    Authors: Jie Chen, Ci-Gang Yu, Min-Min Zhou, Gao-Jian Zhang, Hai-Long Su, Guo-Hua Ding, Li Wei, Zhi-Hua Lin and Li Ma
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:164
  19. This study aimed to investigate variations of the oxidative status in cats affected by urethral obstruction (UO) under Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC) and Bacterial Cystitis (BC), in comparison with a group o...

    Authors: Fausto Quintavalla, Giuseppina Basini, Francesca Fidanzio, Simona Bussolati, Maria Chiara Sabetti, Maria Cristina Crosta, Stefano Grolli and Roberto Ramoni
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:163
  20. Canine distemper virus (CDV) is a pathogen with the capability of cross-species transmission. It has crossed the species barrier to infect many other species, and its host range is expanding. The reverse genet...

    Authors: Huai Cheng, Hewei Zhang, Huayun Zhang, Huanchang Cai, Min Liu, Mingen Yu, Meihua Xiang, Shubo Wen and Jingqiang Ren
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:162
  21. SARS-CoV-2 is believed to have originated from a spillover event, where the virus jumped from bats to humans, leading to an epidemic that quickly escalated into a pandemic by early 2020. Despite the implementa...

    Authors: Cheng Siang Tan, Madinah Adrus, Sultana Parvin Habeebur Rahman, Haziq Izzuddin Muhamad Azman and Riz Anasthasia Alta Abang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:161
  22. Comparatively little is known regarding the initial cardiorespiratory response of young racehorses to training. The objectives were to compare physiological parameters before and after introductory training an...

    Authors: Shannon Massie, Warwick Bayly, Hajime Ohmura, Yuji Takahashi, Kazutaka Mukai and Renaud Léguillette
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:159
  23. Studies on equine air transport practices and consequences are scarce. This prospective study aimed to describe horse and air journey details and practices, document how horse behavior and health changed durin...

    Authors: Martina Felici, Naomi Cogger, Leonardo Nanni Costa, Christopher Bruce Riley and Barbara Padalino
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:158
  24. Bactrian camel is one of the important economic animals in northwest China. They live in arid desert, and their gestation period is about 13 months, which is longer than other ruminants (such as cattle and she...

    Authors: Jia Lu, Yu-jiao Cheng, Xiao-hong Xu, Lin-jiang Zhang, Zhi-hua Chen, Lei Liu and Wen-hui Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:157
  25. The present study aimed to determine the major cause of the high mortality affecting farmed gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) and controlling this disease condition. Fifteen diseased S. aurata were sampled from a...

    Authors: Ibrahim M. Aboyadak, Mohsen Abdel-Tawwab and Nadia G. Ali
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:156
  26. Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) is a fatal WOAH-listed, respiratory disease in small ruminants with goats as primary hosts that is caused by Mycoplasma capricolum subspecies capripneumoniae (Mccp). Twel...

    Authors: Haytham Ali, Mahmoud El-Neweshy, Julanda Al Mawly, Martin Heller, Michael Weber and Christiane Schnee
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:155
  27. In people, obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, associated with systemic hypertension, cardiac remodelling and systolic and diastolic dysfunction. Weight reduction can reverse myocardial remode...

    Authors: Catheryn Partington, Hannah Hodgkiss-Geere, Georgia R. T. Woods, Joanna Dukes-McEwan, John Flanagan, Vincent Biourge and Alexander J. German
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:154
  28. Melting corneal ulcers are a serious condition that affects a great number of animals and people around the world and it is characterised by a progressive weakening of the tissue leading to possible severe oph...

    Authors: Simona Neri, Maria Vittoria Mascolini, Antonella Peruffo, Silvia Todros, Matteo Zuin, Luigi Cordaro, Emilio Martines, Barbara Contiero, Emanuele Luigi Carniel, Ilaria Iacopetti, Marco Patruno, Chiara Giulia Fontanella and Anna Perazzi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:153
  29. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a prion disease of captive and free-ranging cervids. Currently, a definitive diagnosis of CWD relies on immunohistochemistry detection of PrPSc in the obex and retropharyngeal lym...

    Authors: Estela Kobashigawa, Sherri Russell, Michael Z. Zhang, Emily A. Sinnott, Michael Connolly and Shuping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:152
  30. Numerous previous reports have demonstrated the efficacy of Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) in promoting growth and preventing disease in animals. In this study, Enterococcus faecium ZJUIDS-R1 and Ligilactobaciiius an...

    Authors: Huimin Li, Chaoliang Leng, Nan Chen, Qinchao Ding, Yizhao Yuan, Yilei Zheng, Ge Zhu, Chen Chen, Lichang Xu, Jiangbing Shuai, Qinting Jiang, Daxi Ren and Huanan Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:151
  31. Buffaloes have the highest potential for production due to a promising gene pool that is being enhanced and upgraded. Mastitis is a significant health impediment that greatly diminishes milk yield and quality,...

    Authors: Abhishek B. Jadhav, Shailesh D. Ingole, Simin V. Bharucha, Korsapati L. Yoshitha, Rajiv V. Gaikwad, Rajesh R. Pharande and Shambhudeo D. Kharde
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:150
  32. This research work was planned to test biosafety of different nanomaterials on the different animals models. These nanoparticles were previously used as potential insecticides of mosquito larvae. The biosafety...

    Authors: Muhammad S. M. Shamseldean, Marwa M. Attia, Reda M. S. Korany, Nehal A. Othman and Sally F. M. Allam
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:149
  33. Sparganosis is a rare zoonotic disease caused by plerocercoid larvae of the genera Spirometra or Sparganum (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae). The larvae of Spirometra generally do not und...

    Authors: Toshihiro Tokiwa, Momo Fushimi, Shyun Chou, Akemi Yoshida, Kensei Kinoshita, Atsushi Hikima, Taisei Kikuchi and Kiyokazu Ozaki
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:148
  34. Gamithromycin is an effective therapy for bovine and swine respiratory diseases but not utilized for rabbits. Given its potent activity against respiratory pathogens, we sought to determine the pharmacokinetic...

    Authors: Xin-Yi Wei, Jing Zhang, Yin Zhang, Wen-Zhen Fu, Long-Gen Zhong, Yi-Duo Pan, Jian Sun, Xiao-Ping Liao, Ya-Hong Liu and Yu-Feng Zhou
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:147
  35. The periparturient period in dairy cows is marked by immunosuppression which increases the likelihood of infectious disorders, particularly also mastitis. An in-depth understanding of peripartum leukocyte biol...

    Authors: Ana Cláudia Dumont Oliveira, Carolina Menezes Suassuna de Souza, Eduardo Milton Ramos-Sanchez, Soraia Araújo Diniz, Ewerton de Souza Lima, Maiara Garcia Blagitz, Robson Cavalcante Veras, Marcos Bryan Heinemann, Alice Maria Melville Paiva Della Libera, Sarne De Vliegher, Artur Cezar de Carvalho Fernandes and Fernando Nogueira Souza
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:146
  36. Human records describe pulmonary edema as a life-threatening complication of electric shock. Successful management requires prompt recognition and intensive care. However, in companion animals, electrocutions ...

    Authors: Eduardo A. Díaz, Carolina Sáenz, Diana Torres, Andrés Silva and Gilberto Segnini
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:145
  37. Bovine Genital Campylobacteriosis (BGC), a worldwide distributed venereal disease caused by Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis (Cfv), has a relevant negative economic impact in cattle herds. The control of BGC...

    Authors: Marta Filipa Silva, Gonçalo Pereira, Luísa Mateus, Luís Lopes da Costa and Elisabete Silva
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:144
  38. Polystyrene nanoplastic (PS-NPs) and Engine oil (EO) pose multiple ecotoxic effects with increasing threat to fish ecosystems. The current study investigated the toxicity of 15 days exposure to PS-NPs and / or...

    Authors: Alaa El-Din H. Sayed, Walaa F. A. Emeish, Karima A. Bakry, Zeinab Al-Amgad, Jae-Seong Lee and Salwa Mansour
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:143
  39. Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is a highly infectious upper respiratory tract disease of chickens caused by infectious laryngotracheitis virus or Gallid herpesvirus 1 (GaHV-1). ILT is an important respirat...

    Authors: Xingping Hong, Huiling Zhang, Xiaorong Zhang, Xue Ping Zhang and Tangjie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:142
  40. Glaesserella parasuis, an important respiratory bacterial pathogen, causes Glässer’s disease in piglets, with potential immunosuppression. We established a piglet infection model and explored the immunosuppressi...

    Authors: Jingyang Li, Siyu Liu, Qiaoli Dong, Yunjian Fu, Yamin Sun, Ronghui Luo, Xinyue Tian, Ling Guo, Wei Liu, Yinsheng Qiu, Qirong Lu, Chun Ye, Bingbing Zong and Shulin Fu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:141
  41. Authors: Nahla Saeed AL-Wajeeh, Maryam Hajerezaie, Suzita Mohd Noor, Mohammed Farouq Halabi, Nawal Al-Henhena, Ainnul Hamidah Syahadah Azizan, Sareh Kamran, Pouya Hassandarvish, Abdrabuh N. Shwter, Hamed karimian, Hapipah Mohd Ali and Mahmood Ameen Abdulla
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:140
  42. Parasitic infestations have a substantial economic impact on pig production. This study aimed to investigate the gastrointestinal (GI) helminths in pigs and to molecularly characterise two important nematodes, As...

    Authors: Saw Bawm, Lat Lat Htun, Hla Myet Chel, Yadanar Khaing, Myint Myint Hmoon, Su Su Thein, Shwe Yee Win, Nyein Chan Soe, Yu Nandi Thaw, Naoki Hayashi, Mar Mar Win, Nariaki Nonaka, Ken Katakura and Ryo Nakao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:139
  43. Periodontitis is the most common oral disease in dogs, and its progression and severity are influenced by risk factors, such as age and body size. Recent studies have assessed the canine oral microbiota in rel...

    Authors: Masahiro Morita, Takayuki Nambu, Ryota Yamasaki, Yoshie Nagai-Yoshioka, Maki Inoue, Tatsuji Nishihara, Toshinori Okinaga and Wataru Ariyoshi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:138
  44. Fasciolosis is of significant economic and public health importance worldwide. The lack of a successful vaccine and emerging resistance in flukes to the drug of choice, triclabendazole, has initiated the searc...

    Authors: Amirhassan Ravvaz, Farnaz Malekifard and Bijan Esmaeilnejad
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:137
  45. Brachyspira (B.) pilosicoli is a zoonotic pathogen, able to infect different animal species such as pigs, poultry, and rodents, causing intestinal spirochetosis. An association of gastrointestinal clinical signs,...

    Authors: Julia Gothe, Sarah Pfetzing, Reiner Ulrich, Wieland Schrödl, Christoph G. Baums and Romy M. Heilmann
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:136
  46. We investigated the effects of intraperitoneal injections of titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs, 100 mg/kg) for 5 consecutive days on the developmental competence of murine oocytes. Furthermore, study the e...

    Authors: Mohammed A Elmetwally, Amal Helmy, Ahmed Balboula, Mohamed Eladl, Basma Hamed, Samah Lashen, Shaymaa Rezk, Amira Yaseen, Heba Sharawy, Mamdouh Hussien, Samy Zabel, Abdelmonem Montaser and Amal Halawa
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:135
  47. Porcine acute diarrhea syndrome coronavirus (SADS-CoV) is one of the novel pathogens responsible for piglet diarrhea, contributing to substantial economic losses in the farming sector. The broad host range of ...

    Authors: Yongzhi Feng, Heyou Yi, Xiaoyu Zheng, Xing Liu, Ting Gong, Dongdong Wu, Zebu Song and Zezhong Zheng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:134

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