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  1. In recent years, outbreaks caused by multi-host pathogens (MHP) have posed a serious challenge to public and animal health authorities. The frequent implication of wildlife in such disease systems and a lack o...

    Authors: Julien Portier, Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis, Mike R. Hutchings, Elodie Monchâtre-Leroy, Céline Richomme, Sylvain Larrat, Wim H. M. van der Poel, Morgane Dominguez, Annick Linden, Patricia Tavares Santos, Eva Warns-Petit, Jean-Yves Chollet, Lisa Cavalerie, Claude Grandmontagne, Mariana Boadella, Etienne Bonbon…

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:295

    Content type: Debate

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  2. Glaesserella parasuis (G. parasuis) is an influential pathogen of the pig, which induces high morbidity and mortality in naive pig populations in the pig industry. Accurate and rapid detection of the agent is imp...

    Authors: Ting-ting Zhang, Meng-zhi Liu, Rong-huan Yin, Long-quan Yao, Bao-shan Liu and Ze-liang Chen

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:294

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a therapeutic biologic that is used for treatment of musculoskeletal pathologies in equine athletes. Due to the expense of PRP kits, and the volumes obtained, freezing aliquots fo...

    Authors: Andrew K. McClain and Taralyn M. McCarrel

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:292

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Oclacitinib is an orally bioavailable Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitor approved for the treatment of canine atopic dermatitis. Aberrant JAK/ Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription (STAT) signaling within...

    Authors: Laura E. Barrett, Heather L. Gardner, Lisa G. Barber, Abbey Sadowski and Cheryl A. London

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:291

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Capillary electrophoresis of plasma proteins has shown great potential as a complementary diagnostic tool for avian species. However, reference intervals for plasma proteins are sparse or lacking for several f...

    Authors: Jørgen Flo, Mari Engvig Løseth, Christian Sonne, Veerle L. B. Jaspers and Hege Brun-Hansen

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:290

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Computed tomography in standing horses has revolutionized diagnostic imaging. The O-arm®, a cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scanner with a gantry opening of 96.5 cm is routinely used for image-guided spin...

    Authors: M. D. Klopfenstein Bregger, C. Koch, R. Zimmermann, D. Sangiorgio and D. Schweizer-Gorgas

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:289

    Content type: Methodology article

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  7. In China, although the ALV eradication program and the MD vaccination strategy greatly reduce the disease burdens caused by the infection of ALV and MDV, the frequent emergence of novel ALV-K or vvMDV in the v...

    Authors: Tuofan Li, Jing Xie, Guangcheng Liang, Dan Ren, Shu Sun, Lu Lv, Quan Xie, Hongxia Shao, Wei Gao, Aijian Qin and Jianqiang Ye

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:288

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Acetabular fractures comprise 12–30% of canine pelvic fractures and require accurate anatomic reduction and rigid stability to ensure proper healing and minimize future osteoarthritis. Many techniques have bee...

    Authors: Jonathan A. Blakely, James R. Butler, Lauren B. Priddy, Emily M. McCabe, Javier N. Avendaño, Steve H. Elder and Robert Wills

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:287

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Bovine mastitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is extremely difficult to control and new methods for its prevention and management are required. Nasal vaccines may prevent initial bovine mastitis inf...

    Authors: Yuya Nagasawa, Yoshio Kiku, Kazue Sugawara, Aya Hirose, Chiaki Kai, Nana Kitano, Toshihiko Takahashi, Tomonori Nochi, Hisashi Aso, Shin-ichi Sawada, Kazunari Akiyoshi and Tomohito Hayashi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:286

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The original article [1] contained an error whereby the captions to Figs 2 and 3 were mistakenly inverted; this has now been corrected.

    Authors: A. Heimes, J. Brodhagen, R. Weikard, H. M. Hammon, M. M. Meyerholz, W. Petzl, H. Zerbe, S. Engelmann, M. Schmicke, M. Hoedemaker, H.-J. Schuberth and C. Kühn

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:285

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:241

  11. Calf stress at weaning and during transition to group pens represents a concern in dairy operations. Favoring natural behaviors, such as grooming, may help on reducing this challenge. Our objective was to eval...

    Authors: Ana Velasquez-Munoz, Diego Manriquez, Sushil Paudyal, Gilberto Solano, Hyungchul Han, Robert Callan, Juan Velez and Pablo Pinedo

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:284

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Although the new isoxazoline drug fluralaner (Bravecto®) is generally well tolerated in dogs, adverse drug reactions involving neurological dysfunction occurred in individual dogs. However, most of these cases...

    Authors: Daniela Gaens, Christoph Rummel, Martin Schmidt, Melanie Hamann and Joachim Geyer

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:283

    Content type: Case Report

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  13. Although several studies have revealed that the sensitivity of ducklings to duck Tembusu virus (DTMUV) was related to age, however, DTMUV was originally isolated from egg-laying ducks, and the ovary was the ta...

    Authors: Chuanwei Lv, Rong Li, Xingpo Liu, Ning Li and Sidang Liu

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:282

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Ferlaviruses are important pathogens in snakes often associated with respiratory and neurological disease. The detection of ferlaviral RNA by PCR is considered to be the most reliable method for the diagnosis ...

    Authors: Ekaterina Kolesnik, Timothy H. Hyndman, Elisabeth Müller, Michael Pees and Rachel E. Marschang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:281

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) infection is a major cause of pyrexias in winter among Japanese racehorses. In 2014–2015, the Japan Racing Association (JRA) changed the EHV-1 vaccine from an inactivated vacc...

    Authors: Hiroshi Bannai, Koji Tsujimura, Manabu Nemoto, Minoru Ohta, Takashi Yamanaka, Hiroshi Kokado and Tomio Matsumura

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:280

    Content type: Research article

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  16. In Africa, intensified pig production is frequently accompanied by increased occurrence of African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks, leading to high case fatality rates and socio-economic impact for the farmers. AS...

    Authors: Erika Chenais, Susanna Sternberg Lewerin, Sofia Boqvist, Karl Ståhl, Solomon Alike, Bruce Nokorach and Ulf Emanuelson

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:279

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Little is known about the differences among adult and foetal equine mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), and no data exist about their comparative ultrastructural morphology. The aim of this study was to describe an...

    Authors: B. Merlo, G. Teti, A. Lanci, J. Burk, E. Mazzotti, M. Falconi and E. Iacono

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:277

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Mammary gland tumor is the most common spontaneous tumor in intact female dogs, and its poor prognosis remains a clinical challenge. Ivermectin, a well-known anti-parasitic agent, has been implicated as a pote...

    Authors: Hongxiu Diao, Nan Cheng, Ying Zhao, Huihao Xu, Haodi Dong, Douglas H. Thamm, Di Zhang and Degui Lin

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:276

    Content type: Research article

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  19. The primary objective of this study was to assess the disposition of furosemide in Thoroughbred horses treated intravenously with 1 mg/kg of furosemide 4 and 24 h before supramaximal treadmill exercise without...

    Authors: N. F. Villarino, C. M. Lopez, R. A. Sams and W. M. Bayly

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:275

    Content type: Research article

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  20. In Poland, the leader in goose production in Europe, goose parovirus infection, or Derzsy’s disease (DD), must be reported to the veterinary administration due to the serious economic and epizootic threat to w...

    Authors: Karolina Tarasiuk, Lucyna Holec-Gąsior, Bartłomiej Ferra and Andrzej Rapak

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:274

    Content type: Methodology article

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  21. Struvite urolithiasis with bacterial urinary tract infection (UTI) is commonly reported in dogs; few data exist to describe successful dissolution protocols in dogs with naturally occurring disease. We hypothe...

    Authors: Jonathan D. Dear, Jennifer A. Larsen, Michael Bannasch, Sean E. Hulsebosch, Jason W. Gagne, Eric G. Johnson and Jodi L. Westropp

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:273

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Ceftiofur Sodium is widely used in China. Our aim was to determine Ceftiofur Sodium activity and optimize dosing regimens against the pathogen Haemophilus parasuis using an in vitro and ex vivo pharmacokinetics/p...

    Authors: Xiao-dong Li, Sheng-Qing Chi, Li-Yun Wu, Can Liu, Tong Sun, Juan Hong, Xun Chen, Xiao-Gang Chen, Guan-Song Wang and Dao-Jin Yu

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:272

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Fowl adenoviruses (FAdVs) are associated with many diseases, resulting in huge economic losses to the poultry industry worldwide. Since 2015, outbreaks of FAdV infections with high mortality rates have been re...

    Authors: Li Chen, Lijuan Yin, Qingfeng Zhou, Peng Peng, Yunping Du, Linlin Liu, Yun Zhang, Chunyi Xue and Yongchang Cao

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:271

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Osteoarthritis is a common canine disease frequently treated with nutritional supplements that often lack independent verification of ingredients, active ingredient concentration, efficacy, or safety. Human su...

    Authors: Erin Miscioscia, Justin Shmalberg and Karen C. Scott

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:270

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Reported efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in regenerative medicine is contradictory. We validated the effects of PRP on proliferation of canine bone marrow-derived multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (...

    Authors: Sony Pandey, Dawn U. Hickey, Marti Drum, Darryl L. Millis and Maria Cekanova

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:269

    Content type: Research article

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  26. This study investigated changes over time in the epidemiology of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) producing Escherichia coli within a single equine referral hospital in the UK. Faecal samples were collected f...

    Authors: C. M. Isgren, T. Edwards, G. L. Pinchbeck, E. Winward, E. R. Adams, P. Norton, D. Timofte, T. W. Maddox, P. D. Clegg and N. J. Williams

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:268

    Content type: Research article

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  27. In practical production, dairy cows are frequently exposed to bacterial endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide, LPS) when they are subjected to high-concentrate diets, poor hygienic environments, as well as mastitis an...

    Authors: Jingbo Chen, Yongjiang Wu, Yawang Sun, Xianwen Dong, Zili Wang, Zhu Zhang, Yanli Xiao and Guozhong Dong

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:267

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Johne’s disease is a major production limiting disease of dairy cows caused by infection with Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in calf-hood. The disease is chronic, progressive, contagious and widespre...

    Authors: Andrew Bates, Rory O’Brien, Simon Liggett and Frank Griffin

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:266

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Anthrax caused by Bacillus anthracis is a zoonotic disease mainly affecting herbivores. The last Swiss outbreak was over 20 years ago. We describe a recent anthrax outbreak involving two cows from the same herd. ...

    Authors: Stefanie Gobeli Brawand, Sonja Kittl, Martina Dettwiler, Andreas Thomann, Simon Feyer, José Cachim, Grégoire Theubet, Nicole Liechti, Matthias Wittwer, Nadia Schürch, Simone Oberhänsli, Andreas Heinimann and Jörg Jores

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:265

    Content type: Case Report

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  30. Across China and Southeast Asia, an estimated 17,000 bears are currently farmed for bile, primarily for traditional medicines. Depending on country, bile is extracted daily via transabdominal gallbladder fistu...

    Authors: Monica Kaho Herkules Bando, O. Lynne Nelson, Clark Kogan, Rance Sellon, Michelle Wiest, Heather J. Bacon, Mandala Hunter-Ishikawa, Wendy Leadbeater, Koji Yamazaki, Yipeng Jin, Takeshi Komatsu and David McGeachy

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:263

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Staphylococcus pseudintermedius is the leading cause of pyoderma in dogs and the frequent use of antimicrobial treatment is associated to the development of resistance to nearly all classes of antibiotics. Despit...

    Authors: Paula Gagetti, Alice R. Wattam, Gabriela Giacoboni, Adriana De Paulis, Eugenia Bertona, Alejandra Corso and Adriana E. Rosato

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:264

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Dairy cattle movement could be a major risk factor for the spread of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in emerging dairy belts of Ethiopia. Dairy cattle may be moved between farms over long distances, and hence unders...

    Authors: Getnet Abie Mekonnen, Gobena Ameni, James L. N. Wood, Stefan Berg and Andrew J. K. Conlan

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:262

    Content type: Research article

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  33. In Southeast Asian countries, including Myanmar, poultry farming is a major industry. In order to manage and maintain stable productivity, it is important to establish policies for biosecurity. Infectious resp...

    Authors: Sotaro Fujisawa, Shiro Murata, Masaki Takehara, Ken Katakura, Myint Myint Hmoon, Shwe Yee Win and Kazuhiko Ohashi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:261

    Content type: Research article

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  34. The transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between humans and animals has been identified in a number of countries. In this study, MRSA in urban rodents and shrews in a community was i...

    Authors: Jing Ge, Xue-shan Zhong, Yi-quan Xiong, Min Qiu, Shu-ting Huo, Xue-jiao Chen, Yun Mo, Ming-ji Cheng and Qing Chen

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:260

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Chlamydia abortus, an obligate intracellular pathogen with an affinity for placenta, causes reproductive failure. In non-pregnant animals, an initial latent infection is established until the next gestation, when...

    Authors: D. Álvarez, M. R. Caro, A. J. Buendía, C. Schnee, N. Ortega, A. Murcia-Belmonte and J. Salinas

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:259

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Heart rate variability (HRV) provides information about autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity and is therefore a possible tool with which to assess anaesthetic depth. The aim of the present study was to eval...

    Authors: Jonathan F. Raue, Mika P. Tarvainen and Sabine B. R. Kästner

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:258

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Infectious abortion in ruminants is a problem in animal husbandry worldwide. It is important to obtain a diagnosis, to make sure that proper control measures can be instituted, but most abortion cases remain w...

    Authors: Alessia Di Blasio, Amaranta Traversa, Federica Giacometti, Francesco Chiesa, Silvia Piva, Lucia Decastelli, Alessandro Dondo, Silvia Gallina and Simona Zoppi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:257

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Fowl adenovirus (FAdV) is an infectious agent that can cause jaundice, severe anaemia, dyspnoea and reproductive disorders in fowls. Since 2015, FAdV disease has been rapidly spreading among broiler chickens i...

    Authors: Xiao-Yuan Yuan, You-Ling Wang, Kai Meng, Yu-Xia Zhang, Huai-Ying Xu and Wu Ai

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:256

    Content type: Methodology article

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  39. Bluetongue is a vector-borne viral disease, and bluetongue virus (BTV) outbreaks can cause substantial economic losses. Even subclinical infection may carry significant associated costs, including a loss of co...

    Authors: Jeong-Min Hwang, Jae Geun Kim and Jung-Yong Yeh

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:255

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Canine Kobuvirus (CaKoV) has been detected both in healthy and diarrheic dogs and in asymptomatic wild carnivores. In this study, we conducted a survey of CaKoV at small animal hospitals in Bangkok and vicinit...

    Authors: Kamonpan Charoenkul, Taveesak Janetanakit, Supassama Chaiyawong, Napawan Bunpapong, Supanat Boonyapisitsopa, Ratanaporn Tangwangvivat and Alongkorn Amonsin

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:254

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Avian influenza virus (AIV), infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), and Newcastle disease virus (NDV) are important avian pathogens that can cause enormous economic loss on the poultry industry. Different respirat...

    Authors: Qian Xiao, Liping Yan, Lu Yao, Jing Lei, Zhenwei Bi, Jianhua Hu, Yuqing Chen, An Fang, Hui Li, Yuan Li, Yan Yan and Jiyong Zhou

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:253

    Content type: Methodology article

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  42. Transmission of Mycoplasma (M.) suis mainly occurs via iatrogenic or zootechnical manipulations or due to ranking fights. Other transmission routes including ingestion of secretes/excretes; blood-sucking arthropo...

    Authors: Julia Stadler, Stephan Willi, Mathias Ritzmann, Matthias Eddicks, Julia Ade, Katharina Hoelzle and Ludwig E. Hoelzle

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:252

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Autoimmune dermatoses targeting melanocytes have gained attention in human medicine due to their progressive nature and the social impact suffered by affected individuals. In veterinary medicine, vitiligo and ...

    Authors: Heng L. Tham, Keith E. Linder and Thierry Olivry

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:251

    Content type: Review

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  44. Orf virus causes a scabby skin lesions which decreases productivity in small ruminants. The unknown status of this disease in the eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia warrants a study to determine sero-preval...

    Authors: Jamilu Abubakar Bala, Krishnan Nair Balakrishnan, Ashwaq Ahmed Abdullah, Lawan Adamu, Muhammad Syaafii bin Noorzahari, Lau Kah May, Hassana Kyari Mangga, Mohd Termizi Ghazali, Ramlan Bin Mohamed, Abd Wahid Haron, Mustapha Mohamed Noordin and Mohd Azmi Mohd Lila

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:250

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) is an emergent/re-emergent viral pig disease (caused by the virus belonging to the Coronaviridae family, in specific the Alphacoronavirus genus) of global importance. Clinical pre...

    Authors: Dragan Brnić, Ivana Šimić, Ivana Lojkić, Nina Krešić, Andreja Jungić, Davor Balić, Marica Lolić, Dražen Knežević and Brigita Hengl

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:249

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) is the causative agent of porcine circovirus-associated diseases (PCVADs). The infection of PCV2 is widespread and has serious consequence, thereby causing significant economic loss...

    Authors: Yi Hu, Xiong Cai, Yang Zhan, Xiaomin Yuan, Tanbin Liu, Lei Tan, Yalan Li, Lijie Zhang, Lingchen Yang, Wei Liu, Zhibang Deng, Naidong Wang, Yi Yang, Shiyin Guo and Aibing Wang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:248

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Recent studies have hypothesized that circulation of classical swine fever virus (CSFV) variants when the immunity induced by the vaccine is not sterilizing might favour viral persistence. Likewise, in additio...

    Authors: Liani Coronado, Jose Alejandro Bohórquez, Sara Muñoz-González, Lester Josue Perez, Rosa Rosell, Osvaldo Fonseca, Laiyen Delgado, Carmen Laura Perera, Maria Teresa Frías and Llilianne Ganges

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:247

    Content type: Research article

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  48. Brucella ovis causes a sexually transmitted, infectious disease of domestic sheep characterized by genital lesions and epididymitis in rams, placentitis and rare abortions in ewes, and neonatal mortality in lambs...

    Authors: Molly Elderbrook, Brant Schumaker, Todd Cornish, Dannele Peck and Kerry Sondgeroth

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:246

    Content type: Research article

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  49. Porcine circovirus type 3 (PCV3) was first reported in US in 2016. The virus was also identified later in China. Prevalence of PCV3 in Zhejiang province in southeastern China is not clear though it has been re...

    Authors: Shichao Geng, Hao Luo, Yajie Liu, Cong Chen, Weicheng Xu, Yunlu Chen, Xiaoliang Li and Weihuan Fang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:244

    Content type: Research article

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