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  1. Classical swine fever (CSF) is a severe disease of pigs that results in huge economic losses worldwide and is caused by classical swine fever virus (CSFV). CSFV nonstructural protein 4 A (NS4A) plays a crucial...

    Authors: Huifang Lv, Zhifeng Peng, Bingxin Jia, Huiyuan Jing, Sufang Cao, Zhikun Xu and Wang Dong
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:434
  2. A Peste des petits ruminant is an acute, highly contagious and economically important transboundary viral disease of small ruminants. Despite the fact that food and agriculture organization and world organizat...

    Authors: Teshager Dubie, Betelhem Dagnew, Esrael Gelo, Wossene Negash, Fentaw Hussein and Mulatu Woldehana
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:429
  3. Atherosclerosis is a common cardiovascular disease in parrots but the antemortem diagnosis is challenging. In human medicine, computed tomography angiography (CTA) has been used widely for the diagnosis of athero...

    Authors: Wen-Lin Wang, Fang-Lun Chang and Pin-Huan Yu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:428
  4. Even with the technological advances in management, health and genetics applied to poultry farming worldwide, there is still a high rate of carcasses condemnation at slaughterhouses, which result in losses for...

    Authors: Maria Carolina Hortêncio, Letícia Roberta Martins Costa, Maria Victória Pereira de Souza, Weslley Domenicci de Freitas, Belchiolina Beatriz Fonseca, Marcelo José Barbosa Silva and Marcus Vinícius Coutinho Cossi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:427
  5. Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is an acute or subacute infectious disease caused by lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) of genus Capripoxvirus. The outbreaks of LSD were confirmed in the Yili area of the Xinjiang autonomou...

    Authors: Lin Li, Zhenzhong Wang, Chuanxiang Qi, Shan Liu, Mingxia Gong, Jinming Li, Xiaodong Wu and Zhiliang Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:426
  6. To our knowledge, carbon loaded with nano-ZnO (NZnOC) represents a new nutritional additive for the animal husbandry industry. However, the mechanism by which NZnOC mediates beef cattle growth and intestinal h...

    Authors: Haibo Zhang, Weikun Guan, Lizhi Li, Dongsheng Guo, Xiangfei Zhang, Jiuqiang Guan, Runxiao Luo, Siying Zheng, Jiangwen Fu, Yingying Cheng and Qin He
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:425
  7. Salmonella as an important food-borne zoonotic bacterial pathogen, infection in ducks is a recessive infection, however, it can also cause high mortality and threat to food safety. Preventing and controlling the ...

    Authors: Shaopeng Hou, Shuyang Wang, Xinyuan Zhao, Wei Li, Jing Gao, Yanjun Wang, Ruihua Zhang, Lingling Gong, Shijin Jiang and Yanli Zhu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:424
  8. Erector spinae plane block (ESPB) is an ultrasound-guided interfascial plane block used to provide analgesia in dogs undergoing hemilaminectomy. The aim of this study is to compare the analgesic efficacy of a ...

    Authors: Inga Viilmann, Maja Drozdzynska and Enzo Vettorato
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:423
  9. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacterial isolates from food producing animals not only challenges the preventive and therapeutic strategies in veterinary medicine, but also threatens public health. Genetic ...

    Authors: Maad Tohmaz, Mahdi Askari Badouei, Hamideh Kalateh Rahmani and Gholamreza Hashemi Tabar
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:421
  10. Several gastrointestinal parasites that infect cats pose potential health threats for humans and animals. The present study is the first to report gastrointestinal (GIT) parasites in feces of stray cats from G...

    Authors: Ibrahim Abbas, Moustafa Al-Araby, Bassem Elmishmishy and El-Sayed El-Alfy
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:420
  11. Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a serious disease that affects goats, sheep and other small ruminants. As one of the earliest and most serious countries, PPR has seriously threatened India's animal husband...

    Authors: Shuwen Zhang, Ruirui Liang, Qiaoling Yang, Yunfeng Yang, Songyin Qiu, Hui Zhang, Xiaosheng Qu, Qin Chen and Bing Niu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:419
  12. To date, there is a scarcity of information and literature on Macaca maura health status relative to viral diseases. The objectives of the present study were to investigate on the potential spread of enteric and ...

    Authors: Giusy Cardeti, Antonella Cersini, Giuseppe Manna, Paola De Santis, Maria Teresa Scicluna, Alessandro Albani, Massimiliano Simula, Stefania Sittinieri, Laura De Santis, Claudio De Liberato, Putu Oka Ngakan, Isra Wahid and Monica Carosi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:418
  13. Vessel collision induces blunt and sharp force traumas to aquatic animals and is a leading anthropogenic impact affecting cetaceans worldwide. Vessel collision is an important threat affecting vulnerable coast...

    Authors: Brian Chin Wing Kot, Heysen Hei Nam Ho, Paolo Martelli, Sarah M. Churgin, Nimal Fernando, Foo Khong Lee, Henry Chun Lok Tsui and Tabris Yik To Chung
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:417
  14. Pasteurella multocida (P. multocida) infection can cause a series of diseases in different animals and cause huge economic losses to the breeding industry. P. multocida is considered to be one of the most signif...

    Authors: Wenhao Yang, Mingtao Li, Chengcheng Zhang, Xiaorong Zhang, Mengjiao Guo and Yantao Wu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:416
  15. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is a malignant mesenchymal neoplasm described in humans, dogs, and cats. A hallmark of diagnosis for GISTs is positive immunohistochemical labelling with c-Kit (CD117). The d...

    Authors: John Edward Blaxill, Hannah Bender, Qicai Jason Hoon, Jia Wen Sow, Katrina Y. Cheng and Peter Francis Bennett
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:415
  16. Progesterone plays a crucial role in the maintenance of pregnancy from conception to about 100–120 days of gestation when placenta becomes the main source of gestagens. The aim of the study was to test progest...

    Authors: Anna Grabowska and Roland Kozdrowski
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:414
  17. The epidemiology of Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati in food animals, associated products, and their zoonotic potential are poorly understood. A cross sectional study was designed to determine the prevalence of T...

    Authors: Elham Shokri, Ali Haniloo, Mohammad Zibaei, Ali Pezeshki, Kamyar Mansori and Kensuke Taira
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:413
  18. Urothelial carcinoma (UC) is the most common neoplasm of the canine lower urinary tract, affecting approximately 2% of dogs. Elderly female patients of certain breeds are predisposed, and clinical signs of UC ...

    Authors: Jana Weinekötter, Corinne Gurtner, Martina Protschka, Wolf von Bomhard, Denny Böttcher, Annika Schlinke, Gottfried Alber, Sarah Rösch, Joerg M. Steiner, Johannes Seeger, Gerhard U. Oechtering and Romy M. Heilmann
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:412
  19. Many dairy cows experience a state of energy deficit as they transition from late gestation to early lactation. The aims of this study were to 1) determine if the development of hyperketonemia in early lactati...

    Authors: Asha M. Miles, Jessica A. A. McArt, Svetlana F. Lima, Rafael C. Neves and Erika Ganda
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:411
  20. The holin-endolysin lysis system plays an essential role in the phage life cycle. Endolysins are promising alternatives to antibiotics, and have been successfully used against Gram-positive bacteria. However, ...

    Authors: Xinrui Wang, Lili Han, Jiaqing Rong, Huiying Ren, Wenhua Liu and Can Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:410
  21. Gram-negative bacterial infections are a serious problem in beef and dairy cattle. Bacterial outer membrane proteins (OMPs) play a pivotal role in cellular survival and the host-bacterium interaction. Histophilus...

    Authors: Joanna Bajzert, Katarzyna Szydłowska, Paulina Jawor, Adrianna Wawrzyniak, Maciej Pisarek and Tadeusz Stefaniak
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:409
  22. This study evaluated the effect of co-administration of vitamin C and Arabic gum (AG) supplements on the response of vaccinated (VAC) and challenged laying Japanese quails with avian influenza virus (AIV) H9N2.

    Authors: Abdelfattah H. Eladl, Verginia M. Farag, Reham A. El-Shafei, Abeer E. Aziza, Walaa F. Awadin and Nagah Arafat
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:408
  23. Compared with the stomach of ruminant cattle, the stomach of horse is small and mainly for chemical digestion, but the microorganisms in the stomach play an important role in maintaining the homeostasis of the...

    Authors: Xiao Bin Li, Xin Xin Huang, Qian Li, Xuan Yue Li, Jia Hao Li, Chao Li, Lin Jiao He, Hong Xin Jing and Kai Lun Yang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:407
  24. Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is one of the major causes of bovine mastitis with significant economic losses around the worldwide. The emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR), methicillin-resistant (MRSA) and ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Mohammadian, Hamideh Kalateh Rahmani, Behnam Bidarian and Babak Khoramian
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:406
  25. Uncertain effects of probiotics and/or prebiotics have been reported in experimental and clinical colitis. This study aims to examine the effects of a synbiotic combination comprising Bacillus licheniformis DSM 1...

    Authors: Gamal A. Salem, Amany Abdel-Rahman Mohamed, Wael A. M. Ghonimi, H. M. Abdallah, Nasreddin R. Rhouma and Reem I. Ali
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:405
  26. This study aimed to correlate the pulsed wave spectral indices of the middle uterine artery at both sides with placental development in jenny within mid-late pregnancies, and establish umbilical Doppler values...

    Authors: Elshymaa A. Abdelnaby, Ibrahim A. Emam, Hossam R. El-Sherbiny and Aya M. Fadl
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:404
  27. This study aimed to determine the effects of melatonin administration on testicular vascular perfusion in relation to steroid hormones and semen characteristics in dogs. The study included 12 normospermic Germ...

    Authors: Ali Salama, Elshymaa A. Abdelnaby, Ibrahim A. Emam and Mohamed Fathi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:403
  28. In Ethiopia, several studies have reported the occurrence of Cryptosporidium infection in young calves, lambs, and HIV positive patients. However, research on cattle and sheep of all ages, as well as humans, has ...

    Authors: Kassahun Berhanu, Dinka Ayana, Bekele Megersa, Hagos Ashenafi and Hika Waktole
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:402
  29. African swine fever (ASF) has been present in Lithuania since 2014. The disease affects mainly the wild boar population. Thus, hunters play a key role in the performance of disease surveillance and control mea...

    Authors: Evelina Stončiūtė, Alvydas Malakauskas, Franz J. Conraths, Marius Masiulis, Carola Sauter-Louis and Katja Schulz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:401
  30. The purpose of this study was to perform a histological and biochemical evaluation of the influence of plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) on muscle regeneration process after a surgically induced grade II mu...

    Authors: Daniel Aguilar-García, J. Andrés Fernández-Sarmiento, María del Mar Granados Machuca, Juan Morgaz Rodríguez, Pilar Muñoz Rascón, Rocío Navarrete Calvo, Yolanda Millán Ruiz, José María Carrillo Poveda, Juan Muñoz Castañeda, Ramón Cugat Bertomeu and Juan Manuel Domínguez Pérez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:400
  31. Urinary tract infestation by Capillaria spp. in domestic cats is rather rare, but can cause clinical symptoms and affect behaviour. To our knowledge, this report is the first to describe a case of urinary capilla...

    Authors: Marta Miszczak, Oliwia Wyleżoł, Paulina Prorok and Karolina Bierowiec
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:399
  32. One of the contributing factors to ocular surface health is a stable precorneal tear film. Considering the increasing interest in rabbits as pets and the limited literature available on domestic rabbit tearing...

    Authors: Francesca Corsi, Kevin Arteaga, Flavia Corsi, Marco Masi, Alexia Cattaneo, Paolo Selleri, Manuela Crasta, Claudio Peruccio and Adolfo Guandalini
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:398
  33. Pituitary-dependent hypercortisolism (PDH) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in veterinary medicine. However, there are few reports on pituitary tumor apoplexy (PTA) in dogs and no reports on its s...

    Authors: Sachiyo Tanaka, Shuji Suzuki, Mana Oishi, Satoshi Soeta, Ryosuke Namiki and Yasushi Hara
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:397
  34. Different fertility control methods are investigated as a tool for population control of free-roaming animals. Chemical castration using calcium chloride has been widely studied over the years in males, but th...

    Authors: Etiele Maldonado Gomes, Endreo Alan Pail dos Santos, Maria Elisa Trost, Gabrielle Christine de Souza Campos, Roberto Thiesen, João Paulo da Exaltação Pascon, Ingrid Rios Lima Machado and Maria Ligia de Arruda Mestieri
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:396
  35. Streptococcus canis causes deep pyoderma in canines, which raises concerns about the risk of isolates from lesions acquiring an antibiotic-resistant phenotype. It is necessary to identify effective antibiotics an...

    Authors: Ichiro Imanishi, Keita Iyori, Akira Také, Ryota Asahina, Manami Tsunoi, Ryuji Hirano, Jumpei Uchiyama, Yoichi Toyoda, Yoshihiko Sakaguchi and Shunji Hayashi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:395
  36. Bluetongue (BT) is a disease of concern to animal breeders, so the question on their minds is whether they can predict the risk of the disease before it occurs. The main objective of this study is to enhance t...

    Authors: Hagar F. Gouda, Fardos A. M. Hassan, Eman E. El-Araby and Sherif A. Moawed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:394
  37. Influenza A virus (IAV) is an important respiratory pathogen of pigs that affects pig health, well-being and productivity, has zoonotic potential, and has significant economic impact for producers. The ultimat...

    Authors: Gustavo Lopez-Moreno, Cameron Schmitt, Taylor Spronk, Marie Culhane and Montserrat Torremorell
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:393
  38. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), an enteric coronavirus, has become the major causative agent of acute gastroenteritis in piglets since 2010 in China.

    Authors: Hong Zhuang, Leilei Sun, Xiaobo Wang, Min Xiao, Long Zeng, Haoran Wang, Hongfu Yang, Feng Lin, Chuang Wang, Liting Qin and Chengbao Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:392
  39. Tendon and ligament injuries are significant causes of loss of use and early retirement in performance horses. Amniotic fluid and tissue are excellent sources of growth factors and cytokines important in tendo...

    Authors: Hugh. R. Duddy, Mike. J. Schoonover and Brent. A. Hague
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:391
  40. The Importance of the appendicular skeleton in the conformation, shape and physiology of wild animals especially carnivores for adaptation and survival cannot be overemphasized, as limited and obsolete informa...

    Authors: Kenechukwu Tobechukwu Onwuama, Esther Solomon Kigir, Alhaji Zubair Jaji and Suleiman Olawoye Salami
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:390
  41. In humans, kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1) is a biomarker of acute kidney injury that can be quantified in urine. Preliminary investigation in cats with experimentally induced acute kidney injury showed that ...

    Authors: Aleksandra Milaszewska, Alice Defarges, Michelle Oblak, Brigitte Brisson, Gabrielle Monteith and Dorothee Bienzle
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:389
  42. Bone marrow (BM)- and adipose tissue (AT)-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) have shown potential as cell-based therapies for cartilage and bone injuries and are used increasingly in human and veterinary...

    Authors: Jasmin Bagge, Lise Charlotte Berg, Jennifer Janes and James N. MacLeod
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:388
  43. Montmorillonite clay modified by organosulfur surfactants possesses high cation exchange capacity (CEC) and adsorption capacity than their unmodified form (UM), therefore they may elevate the adverse impact of...

    Authors: Yosra A. Soltan, Amr S. Morsy, Nesrein M. Hashem, Mahmoud A. I. Elazab, Mohamed A. Sultan, Amr El-Nile, Haneen N. Marey, Gomaa Abo El Lail, Nagwa El-Desoky, Nourhan S. Hosny, Ahmed M. Mahdy, Elsayed E. Hafez and Sobhy M. A. Sallam
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:387
  44. Salmonella infection in livestock and poultry causes salmonellosis, and is mainly treated using antibiotics. However, the misuse use of antibiotics often triggers the emergence of multi-drug-resistant Salmonella ...

    Authors: Shengliang Cao, Wenwen Yang, Xihui Zhu, Cheng Liu, Jianbiao Lu, Zhenshu Si, Lanying Pei, Leilei Zhang, Wensi Hu, Yanlan Li, Zhiwei Wang, Zheyu Pang, Xijuan Xue and Yubao Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:386
  45. Maternal gut microbiota and metabolites are associated with their offspring’s health. Our previous study showed that maternal body fat percentage increased from days 45 to 110 of gestation in a Huanjiang mini-...

    Authors: Peifeng Xie, Chengjun Hu, Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Qinghua He, Qian Zhu and Xiangfeng Kong
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:385
  46. Multiple myeloma (MM) is an uncommon neoplasm in cats. There is no established standard of treatment due to the rare occurrence of this disease in cats. Bortezomib is a proteasome inhibitor that serves as the ...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Tani, Ryo Miyamoto, Teruki Miyazaki, Shingo Oniki, Kyoichi Tamura and Makoto Bonkobara
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:384
  47. Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis (SEP) is a rare clinical syndrome characterised by fibrosis and thickening of the peritoneum with massive adhesions of the abdominal organs. In humans, abdominal tumours, s...

    Authors: Yusuke Tsukada, Young Tae Park, Ikki Mitsui, Masahiro Murakami and Atsushi Tsukamoto
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:383
  48. Host genotype is important for enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) susceptibility. We conducted two trials to evaluate the effect of CHCF1 genotype on incidence of ETEC diarrhea. In trial 1 (n = 15 pigs), pigs were in...

    Authors: Martin Peter Rydal, Michela Gambino, Claus Bøttcher Jørgensen, Louise Ladefoged Poulsen, Lone Brøndsted and Jens Peter Nielsen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:382
  49. This study determined plasma protein electrophoresis (PPE) reference intervals in two elasmobranch species: the undulate skate (Raja undulata) and the nursehound shark (Scyliorhinus stellaris), using a reference ...

    Authors: Pablo Morón-Elorza, Carlos Rojo-Solís, Christine Steyrer, Teresa Álvaro-Álvarez, Mónica Valls-Torres, Javier Ortega, Teresa Encinas and Daniel García-Párraga
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:380

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