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  1. Various intestinal morphological alterations have been reported in cultured fish fed diets with high contents of plant ingredients. Since 2000, salmon farmers have reported symptoms indicating an intestinal pr...

    Authors: Anne Kristine G. Hansen, Trond M. Kortner, Aleksei Krasnov, Ingemar Björkhem, Michael Penn and Åshild Krogdahl

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:32

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Dogs develop cancer spontaneously with age, with breed-specific risk underlying differences in genetics. Mammary tumors are reported as the most frequent neoplasia in intact female dogs. Their high prevalence ...

    Authors: Pauline Thumser-Henner, Katarzyna J. Nytko and Carla Rohrer Bley

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:30

    Content type: Review

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  3. This study is focused on the measurement of trace elements (zinc, copper, cadmium, lead and selenium) in the saliva of pigs in order to study their levels on different porcine pathological conditions in the fi...

    Authors: Jorge Sánchez, Miguel Montilla, Cándido Gutiérrez-Panizo, Juan Sotillo, Pablo Fuentes, Ana Montes and Ana María Gutiérrez

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:27

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  4. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common cardiovascular cause of death in cats. Although the majority of cats remain asymptomatic, some may develop signs of chronic heart failure due to diastolic failure...

    Authors: Marcin Michałek, Aleksandra Tabiś, Urszula Pasławska and Agnieszka Noszczyk-Nowak

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:26

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Platelets undergo structural, biochemical and functional alterations when stored, and platelet storage lesions reduce platelet function and half-life after transfusion. The objective of this study was to evalu...

    Authors: Camila Serina Lasta, Nicole Hlavac, Natália Aydos Marcondes, Magnus Larruscaim Dalmolin, Silvia Resende Terra, Luciana de Almeida Lacerda, Gustavo Adolpho Moreira Faulhaber and Félix Hilário Díaz González

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:25

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  6. The epidermal growth factor receptors participate in the physiological processes such as regulation of morphogenesis, proliferation and cell migration, but when overexpressed or overactivated they may play an ...

    Authors: Emerson Soares Veloso, Ivy Nayra Nascimento Gonçalves, Tatiany Luiza Silveira, Fernando Soares Oliveira, Déborah Soares Vieira, Geovanni Dantas Cassali, Helen Lima Del Puerto and Enio Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:24

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Marek’s disease (MD) is caused by the oncogenic Marek’s disease virus (MDV), and is a highly contagious avian infection with a complex underlying pathology that involves lymphoproliferative neoplasm formation....

    Authors: Ke Ding, Zu-Hua Yu, Chuan Yu, Yan-Yan Jia, Lei He, Cheng-Shui Liao, Jing Li, Chun-Jie Zhang, Yin-Ju Li, Ting-Cai Wu, Xiang-Chao Cheng, Zi-Yu Zhou and Zu-Ling Yu

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:23

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Ovine footrot caused by Dichelobacter nodosus (D nodosus) is an infectious disease affecting sheep worldwide. Switzerland plans a nationwide footrot eradication program, based on PCR-testing of interdigital swab ...

    Authors: A. F. Kraft, H. Strobel, J. Hilke, A. Steiner and P. Kuhnert

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:21

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Staphylococcus aureus is a frequent colonizer of human and several animal species, including dairy cows. It is the most common cause of intramammary infections in dairy cows. Its public health importance increase...

    Authors: Alem Abrha Kalayu, Daniel Asrat Woldetsadik, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel, Shu-Hua Wang, Wondwossen A. Gebreyes and Tadesse Teferi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:20

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Epidural administration of morphine has been shown to be an effective analgesic strategy in horses; however, the possible occurrence of side effects limits its usage. In order to decrease their frequency, it i...

    Authors: Alessandro Mirra, Jasmin Birras, Sabina Diez Bernal and Claudia Spadavecchia

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:19

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. Cumulating evidence from rodent models points to a pathophysiological role of inflammatory signaling in the epileptic brain with Toll-like receptor-4 signaling acting as one key factor. However, there is an ap...

    Authors: Eva-Lotta von Rüden, Fabio Gualtieri, Katharina Schönhoff, Maria Reiber, Fabio Wolf, Wolfgang Baumgärtner, Florian Hansmann, Andrea Tipold and Heidrun Potschka

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:18

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Positron emission tomography (PET) is increasingly being used as an imaging modality for clinical and research applications in veterinary medicine. Amyloid PET has become a useful tool for diagnosing Alzheimer...

    Authors: Taesik Yun, Wonguk Lee, Ji-Houn Kang, Mhan-Pyo Yang and Byeong-Teck Kang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:17

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Parasites of the family Spirorchiidae cause disease and mortality in marine and freshwater turtles; two species, Hapalotrema mistroides and Neospirorchis sp., are reported in the resident population of loggerhead...

    Authors: Erica Marchiori, Giorgia Dotto, Cinzia Tessarin, Mario Santoro, Andrea Affuso, Luciano Tarricone, Ludovica Di Renzo, Daniela Freggi, Vincenzoleo Spoto and Federica Marcer

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:16

    Content type: Research article

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  14. In Vietnam, lack of animal health information is considered a major challenge for pig production. The main objective of this study was to assess the seroprevalences of five pathogens [porcine circovirus type 2...

    Authors: Hu Suk Lee, Vuong Nghia Bui, Huyen Xuan Nguyen, Anh Ngoc Bui, Trung Duc Hoang, Hung Nguyen-Viet, Delia Grace Randolph and Barbara Wieland

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:15

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Virus neutralization test (VNT) is widely used for serological survey of classical swine fever (CSF) and efficacy evaluation of CSF vaccines. However, VNT is a time consuming procedure that requires cell cultu...

    Authors: Lihua Wang, Shijiang Mi, Rachel Madera, Llilianne Ganges, Manuel V. Borca, Jingqiang Ren, Chase Cunningham, Ada G. Cino-Ozuna, Hongwei Li, Changchun Tu, Wenjie Gong and Jishu Shi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:14

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Leishmaniasis is a emergent disease characterized by different clinical manifestations in both humans and dogs. Predominant clinical features of cutaneous leishmaniasis are ulcerative painless skin lesions. Se...

    Authors: Rosalia Crupi, Enrico Gugliandolo, Rosalba Siracusa, Daniela Impellizzeri, Marika Cordaro, Rosanna Di Paola, Domenico Britti and Salvatore Cuzzocrea

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:13

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The introduction of rotavirus A vaccination across the developing world has not proved to be as efficacious as first hoped. One cause of vaccine failure may be infection by zoonotic rotaviruses that are very v...

    Authors: Samuel C. B. Stubbs, Osbourne Quaye, Maame Ekua Acquah, Samuel Mawuli Adadey, Iain R. L. Kean, Srishti Gupta and Barbara A. Blacklaws

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:11

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  18. Capacitive resistive electric transfer (CRET), a radiofrequency at 448 kHz, resulted in increased superficial and deep temperature and hemoglobin saturation, faster elimination of metabolic and inflammatory pr...

    Authors: Mireya Becero, Aritz Saitua, David Argüelles, Antonia Lucía Sánchez de Medina, Cristina Castejón-Riber, Cristina Riber and Ana Muñoz

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:10

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Bacterial infections are common in postpartum dairy cows. Cortisol level has been observed to increase in dairy cows during peripartum period, and is associated with the endometrial innate immunity against pat...

    Authors: Luying Cui, Yali Wang, Heng Wang, Junsheng Dong, Zixiang Li, Jun Li, Chen Qian and Jianji Li

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:9

    Content type: Research article

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  20. pUL21 is a conserved protein of Alphaherpesvirinae that performs multiple important functions. The C-terminus of pUL21 in other members of this subfamily has RNA-binding ability; this domain contributes to pseudo...

    Authors: Linjiang Yang, Mingshu Wang, Chunhui Zeng, Yong Shi, Anchun Cheng, Mafeng Liu, Dekang Zhu, Shun Chen, Renyong Jia, Qiao Yang, Ying Wu, Shaqiu Zhang, Xinxin Zhao, Juan Huang, Yunya Liu, Xumin Ou…

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:8

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  21. This study was aimed to investigate the intestinal microbiota in racing pigeons with regard to Enterococcus species distribution, virulence factors and antibiotic susceptibility. Three methods (API, Multiplex sod

    Authors: Beata Dolka, Michał Czopowicz, Dorota Chrobak-Chmiel, Aleksandra Ledwoń and Piotr Szeleszczuk

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:7

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is the pathogen of porcine circovirus associated diseases (PCVAD) and one of the main pathogens in the global pig industry, which has brought huge economic losses to the pig in...

    Authors: Guanmin Zheng, Qingxia Lu, Fangyu Wang, Guangxu Xing, Hua Feng, Qianyue Jin, Zhenhua Guo, Man Teng, Huifang Hao, Dongliang Li, Xin Wei, Yuhang Zhang, Ruiguang Deng and Gaiping Zhang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:6

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  23. Cases of colonization or infection caused by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are frequently reported in people who work with animals, including veterinary personnel. The aim of this study was t...

    Authors: Katerina Neradova, Vladislav Jakubu, Katarina Pomorska and Helena Zemlickova

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:4

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Pheochromocytoma (PCC) has poor prognosis and adrenalectomy is hard to be performed, in case of caudal vena cava invasion. The long-term administration of phenoxybenzamine in PCC has not been reported in dogs.

    Authors: Ga-Won Lee, Cho-Rong Yoo, Dan Lee and Hee-Myung Park

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:3

    Content type: Case Report

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  25. Hyperlipidaemia is considered a cause of other diseases that are clinically important and potentially life threatening. Combination of pea and barley as exclusive starch sources is known to interfere with glyc...

    Authors: Fabio Alves Teixeira, Daniela Pedrosa Machado, Juliana Toloi Jeremias, Mariana Ramos Queiroz, Cristiana Ferreira Fonseca Pontieri and Marcio Antonio Brunetto

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:2

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  26. Enterobacter hormaechei is commonly considered a causative pathogen for nosocomial infections and it does not usually cause diseases in animals. However, researchers have recently dissociated the pathogenic Enter...

    Authors: Zhicheng Wang, Lisha Duan, Fei Liu, Yun Hu, Chaoliang Leng, Yunchao Kan, Lunguang Yao and Hongfei Shi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:1

    Content type: Case Report

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  27. Babesia spp. are important emerging tick-borne protozoan hemoparasites, and pose a great impact on companion animals. Canine babesiosis has been well described worldwide, while felis babesiosis has primarily been...

    Authors: Xue-Lian Zhang, Xiao-Wen Li, Wen-Jun Li, Hui-Lan Huang, Shu-Jian Huang and Jian-Wei Shao

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:476

    Content type: Research article

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  28. As usage of digital information and communication technologies continues to grow, the incorporation of telehealth and telemedicine has become a topic of interest in the veterinary industry. Veterinary telemedi...

    Authors: Kylie Watson, Julia Wells, Manoj Sharma, Stanley Robertson, John Dascanio, Jason W. Johnson, Robert E. Davis and Vinayak K. Nahar

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:474

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  29. Adenomyosis is a uterine dysfunction defined as the presence of endometrial glands within the myometrium. There is evidence that proangiogenic factors may play a role during the development of adenomyosis; how...

    Authors: Martyna Lupicka, Anna Zadroga, Agata Szczepańska and Anna Justyna Korzekwa

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:473

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The incidence of human infection and colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) has increased in the recent years. Environmental sources, inclu...

    Authors: Jolanta Kutkowska, Anna Turska-Szewczuk, Marek Kucharczyk, Halina Kucharczyk, Joanna Zalewska and Teresa Urbanik-Sypniewska

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:472

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  31. Porcine astroviruses (PAstVs) are common in pigs worldwide. There are five distinct lineages with each lineage representing a different ancestral origin. Recently, multiple reports have demonstrated the eviden...

    Authors: Yifeng Qin, Qingli Fang, Xunjie Li, Fakai Li, Huan Liu, Zuzhang Wei, Kang Ouyang, Ying Chen and Weijian Huang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:471

    Content type: Research article

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  32. In China, large-scale outbreaks of severe diarrhea caused by viruses have occurred in pigs since late 2010. To investigate the prevalence and genetic evolution of diarrhea-associated viruses responsible for th...

    Authors: Fanfan Zhang, Suxian Luo, Jun Gu, Zhiquan Li, Kai Li, Weifeng Yuan, Yu Ye, Hao Li, Zhen Ding, Deping Song and Yuxin Tang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:470

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  33. Overgrazing is a primary contributor to severe reduction in forage quality and production in Inner Mongolia, leading to extensive ecosystem degradation, sheep health impairment and growth performance reduction...

    Authors: Jize Zhang, Yang Gao, Huiqin Guo, Yong Ding and Weibo Ren

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:469

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  34. Horses that undergo surgery for treatment of primary large colon disease have been reported to be at increased risk of developing recurrent colic episodes postoperatively. The reasons for this are currently un...

    Authors: Shebl E. Salem, Thomas W. Maddox, Philipp Antczak, Julian M. Ketley, Nicola J. Williams and Debra C. Archer

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:468

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  35. Listeria monocytogenes is a promising therapeutic vaccine vector for cancer immunotherapy. Although highly attenuated, three cases of systemic listeriosis have been reported in people following treatment with Lis...

    Authors: Margaret L. Musser, Erika P. Berger, Cameron Parsons, Sophia Kathariou and Chad M. Johannes

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:467

    Content type: Case Report

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  36. In the last few decades, Romania has been considered one of the European countries most affected by animal rabies, but a combination of oral rabies vaccination (ORV) campaigns in foxes alongside mandatory vacc...

    Authors: Mihaela Anca Dascalu, Marine Wasniewski, Evelyne Picard-Meyer, Alexandre Servat, Florentina Daraban Bocaneti, Oana Irina Tanase, Elena Velescu and Florence Cliquet

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:466

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Despite being one of the major causes of infertility in mares, the mechanisms responsible for equine endometrosis are still unclear and controversial. In the last few years, many investigations focused on loca...

    Authors: M. Crociati, S. Capomaccio, M. T. Mandara, G. Stradaioli, L. Sylla, M. Monaci and K. Cappelli

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:465

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  38. Although keeping small poultry flocks is increasingly popular in Ontario, information on the antimicrobial susceptibility of enteric bacteria of such flocks is lacking. The current study was conducted on small...

    Authors: Csaba Varga, Michele T. Guerin, Marina L. Brash, Durda Slavic, Patrick Boerlin and Leonardo Susta

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:464

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  39. Serum amyloid A (SAA) is a major equine acute phase protein and of great value in detection and monitoring of inflammation. A new immunoturbidometric assay based on monoclonal antibodies (VET-SAA, Eiken Chemic...

    Authors: Stine Jacobsen, Anne Mette Vinther, Mads Kjelgaard-Hansen and Lise Nikolic Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:462

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  40. Peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare abdominal disease; that occasionally occurs congenitally in younger calves. Cytologic examination of peritoneal effusion (PE) was utilized to diagnose this disease, and was no...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Morita, Sadamu Sugiyama, Takeshi Tsuka, Yoshiharu Okamoto, Takehito Morita, Yuji Sunden and Takashi Takeuchi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:461

    Content type: Case Report

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  41. Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is a serious viral infection in cats. FeLV is found in some tissues, such as spleen, lymph nodes and epithelial tissues. However, there is controversy about the organ in which the ...

    Authors: Mehdi Abdollahi-Pirbazari, Shahram Jamshidi, Seyed Mahdi Nassiri and Mohamad Zamani-Ahmadmahmudi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:460

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  42. Inflammatory pseudotumours (IPTs) are distinctive lesions consisting of myofibroblastic spindle cells and a variety of inflammatory cells. The aetiology of IPTs is unknown. Reports of IPTs in veterinary medici...

    Authors: Masamichi Yamashita, Tomohiro Osaki, Yusuke Murahata, Yuji Sunden, Rinko Morita, Tomohiro Imagawa and Yoshiharu Okamoto

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:459

    Content type: Case Report

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  43. Melioidosis is a tropical infectious disease which is being increasingly recognised throughout the globe. Infection occurs in humans and animals, typically through direct exposure to soil or water containing t...

    Authors: Audrey Rachlin, Cathy Shilton, Jessica R. Webb, Mark Mayo, Mirjam Kaestli, Mariana Kleinecke, Vanessa Rigas, Suresh Benedict, Ian Gurry and Bart J. Currie

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:458

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  44. Salmonella is one of the most important foodborne pathogens, causing outbreaks of human salmonellosis worldwide. Owing to large scales of consumption markets, pork and poultry that contaminated by Salmonella coul...

    Authors: Tingting Chen, Jiali Jiang, Chao Ye, Jianhua Xie, Xia Chen, Dongyi Xu, Zheng Zeng, Yuanyi Peng, Dong-Liang Hu and Rendong Fang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:456

    Content type: Research article

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