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  1. A cross sectional study was conducted to detect and characterize species of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSv) identified from slaughtered pigs in Lira district, northern Uganda. The s...

    Authors: Peter Oba, Michel M. Dione, Joseph Erume, Barbara Wieland, Christine Mutisya, Linnet Ochieng, Elizabeth A. J. Cook and Frank N. Mwiine
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:176
  2. Nursing and sucking are essential for adequate nourishment of preweaned calves and the relationship between sucking indices has not been studied. The goal of this study was to investigate the number of sucks p...

    Authors: Ueli Braun, Manon Kochan, Martin Kaske, Christian Gerspach and Ulrich Bleul
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:175
  3. In Egypt, the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) subtype H5N1 is endemic and possesses a severe impact on the poultry. To provide a better understanding of the distributional characteristics of HPAI H5N1...

    Authors: Yumna Elsobky, Gamal El Afandi, Akram Salama, Ahmed Byomi, Muhammad Omar and Mahmoud Eltholth
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:174
  4. The Egyptian red fox (Vulpes vulpes aegyptiaca) and Egyptian Baladi dog (Canis familiaris) are two members of the Family Canidae that are widely distributed in Egypt. The skulls of different Canid species vary gr...

    Authors: Mohamed A. A. Mahdy and Walid Fathy Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:173
  5. In dogs undergoing routine elective orthopaedic surgeries carried out as same-day surgeries regional anaesthetic techniques (RATs) should aim to produce analgesia but minimising the postoperative motor dysfunc...

    Authors: Diego Sarotti, Elena Lardone, Lisa Piras, Davide Mancusi and Paolo Franci
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:172
  6. Finding the key amino acid sites that could affect viral biological properties or protein functions has always been a topic of substantial interest in virology. The nucleocapsid (N) protein is one of the princ...

    Authors: Hua Deng, Ning Xin, Fancong Zeng, Feng Wen, Heyou Yi, Chunquan Ma, Shujian Huang, Guihong Zhang and Yao Chen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:171
  7. The mammalian genome encodes millions of proteins. Although many proteins have been discovered and identified, a large part of proteins encoded by genes are yet to be discovered or fully characterized. In the ...

    Authors: Hongzao Yang, Jie Zhu, Hongyuan Guo, Aoxing Tang, Shaoyu Chen, Da Zhang, Ligang Yuan and Guangqing Liu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:170
  8. The orchiectomy in cats is a common surgical procedure with medium level of pain and for this reason requires intra and postoperative analgesia management. The aim of this study was to compare intra and postop...

    Authors: Vincenzo Cicirelli, Burgio Matteo, Caterina Di Bella, Giovanni Michele Lacalandra and Giulio Aiudi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:169
  9. Among the world’s finest natural fiber composites is derived from the secondary hair follicles (SHFs) of cashmere goats yield one of the world's best natural fibres. Their development and cycling are character...

    Authors: Cuiling Wu, Chongkai Qin, Xuefeng Fu, Xixia Huang and Kechuan Tian
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:167
  10. Right ventricular (RV) functional assessment has received considerable attention in veterinary medicine since various diseases, such as cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, and neoplastic disease, may affec...

    Authors: Yunosuke Yuchi, Ryohei Suzuki, Haruka Kanno, Takahiro Saito, Takahiro Teshima, Hirotaka Matsumoto and Hidekazu Koyama
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:166
  11. Sheep are an important livestock species worldwide and an essential large-animal model for animal husbandry and veterinary research. Understanding fundamental immune indicators, especially T-lymphocyte paramet...

    Authors: Jihui Yang, Yongxue Lv, Yazhou Zhu, Shasha Li, Jia Tao, Liangliang Chang, Mingxing Zhu, Jiaqing Zhao, Yana Wang, Changyou Wu and Wei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:165
  12. Oral malodour is identified by pet owners as an unpleasant inconvenience, but they may not recognise this likely indicates underlying disease. The primary cause of oral malodour relates to the presence of bact...

    Authors: Julie M. Croft, Krusha V. Patel, Taichi Inui, Avika Ruparell, Ruth Staunton and Lucy J. Holcombe
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:164
  13. Nowadays, more people are treating dogs as family members. This reflects their increased attention towards their nutrition, with renewed interest for non-conventional diets such as Biologically Appropriate Raw...

    Authors: S. Hoummady, M. Fantinati, D. Maso, A. Bynens, D. Banuls, N. R. Santos, M. Roche and N. Priymenko
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:163
  14. Dirofilaria immitis is a mosquito-borne filarial nematode, which infects primarily wild and domestic canids, causing cardiopulmonary dirofilariasis. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence an...

    Authors: Meysam Sharifdini, Mahan Karimi, Keyhan Ashrafi, Mostafa Soleimani and Hamed Mirjalali
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:161
  15. To date, Campylobacter jejuni has not been found to be pathogenic to peafowl. The available publications show that out of a total of 44 samples tested from peafowl, this bacterium was isolated only in two cases.

    Authors: Aleksandra Ledwoń, Małgorzata Murawska, Izabella Dolka, Dorota Chrobak Chmiel and Piotr Szleszczuk
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:160
  16. Pesticide exposure is thought to be a major contributor to living organism health deterioration, as evidenced by its impact on both cultured fish species and human health. Commercial fish diets are typically d...

    Authors: Marwa A. Hassan, Samaa T. Hozien, Mona M. Abdel Wahab and Ahmed M. Hassan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:159
  17. The Central Dry Zone (CDZ) of Myanmar is a critical region of livestock production. This region supports 10 million people whose livelihoods depend on small-scale, dry-land agriculture, but it is also one of t...

    Authors: Tu Tu Zaw Win, Angus Campbell, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes, Kyaw Naing Oo and Joerg Henning
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:158
  18. Early responses in healthy adult dogs fed grain-free diets with high inclusion of split peas (20%) and lentils (40%) that may lead to canine diet-induced dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) were investigated. To help...

    Authors: Anne Marie Bakke, Joshua Wood, Carina Salt, David Allaway, Matt Gilham, Gail Kuhlman, Tiffany Bierer, Richard Butterwick and Ciaran O’Flynn
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:157

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  19. Several DNA transposons including PiggyBac (PB), Sleeping Beauty (SB), and Tol2 have been applied as effective means for of transgenesis in many species. Cattle are not typically experimental animals, and relativ...

    Authors: Dong-Hyeok Kwon, Gyeong-Min Gim, Kyeong-Hyeon Eom, Ji-Hyun Lee and Goo Jang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:156
  20. Marek’s disease (MD) is a highly contagious lymphoproliferative disease of chickens caused by an alphaherpesvirus, Marek’s disease virus (MDV). MD is presently controlled by systematic vaccination of animals, ...

    Authors: Frédérick Bussy, Sylvie Rémy, Matthieu Le Goff, Pi Nyvall Collén and Laëtitia Trapp-Fragnet
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:155
  21. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) can infect pigs of all ages, especially piglets. PEDV has spread across Asia since the 1980s. The highly virulent variant PEDV broke out on a large scale and caused huge ...

    Authors: Ying Shan, Qin Gao, Junyong Mao, Jingyou Zheng, Xiaohan Xu, Chuni Zhang, Xiaojun Huang, Jidong Xu, Fushan Shi, Min Yue, Fang He, Weihuan Fang and Xiaoliang Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:154
  22. The Laminaria digitata is an abundant macroalga and a sustainable feedstock for poultry nutrition. L. digitata is a good source of essential amino acids, carbohydrates and vitamins, including A, D, E, and K, as w...

    Authors: Mónica Mendes Costa, Paula Alexandra Lopes, José Miguel Pestana Assunção, Cristina Maria Riscado Pereira Mateus Alfaia, Diogo Francisco Maurício Coelho, Miguel Pedro Mourato, Rui Manuel Amaro Pinto, Maria Madalena Lordelo and José António Mestre Prates
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:153
  23. Canine allergic dermatitis is a common diagnosis in veterinary practices which can lead to secondary infections requiring treatment with antimicrobials. A previous study suggested that dogs treated with oclaci...

    Authors: Hester Rynhoud, Catriona Croton, Grace Henry, Erika Meler, Justine S. Gibson and Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:151
  24. Gastrointestinal helminthiasis poses economic impacts on the dairy sector by reducing milk production. This study aimed at estimating the prevalence of gastrointestinal helminthiasis, the burden of helminths, ...

    Authors: Fikre Haymanot and Tamirat Kaba
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:150
  25. Peritonitis in horses secondary to non-strangulating infarction (NSII) has a guarded prognosis, even after intestinal resection. In contrast, horses with idiopathic peritonitis respond well to medical treatmen...

    Authors: Ylva Hedberg-Alm, Eva Tydén, Lena-Mari Tamminen, Lisa Lindström, Karin Anlén, Maria Svensson and Miia Riihimäki
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:149
  26. This study aimed to characterize recent Mycobacterium bovis/M. caprae isolates from Bulgaria by whole-genome sequencing (WGS) to gain a first insight into their molecular diversity, transmission, and position wit...

    Authors: Violeta Valcheva, Claudia Perea, Tanya Savova-Lalkovska, Albena Dimitrova, Lukasz Radulski, Igor Mokrousov, Krustyu Marinov, Hristo Najdenski and Magdalena Bonovska
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:148
  27. Limb amputation may be recommended in domestic cats following a severe injury or disease. The purpose of the study was to report the signalment, the complications, recovery outcome, owner satisfaction and expe...

    Authors: John R. Wagner, Dana M. DeSandre-Robinson, George E. Moore, Catherine A. Loughin and Micha C. Simons
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:147
  28. Conventional diagnostic methods have some limitations in diagnosing specific causes of canine hepatobiliary disorders. In the evaluation of the hepatobiliary system in dogs, ultrasonography (US) is the first i...

    Authors: Vahideh Rahmani, Thomas Spillmann, Jorma Halttunen, Pernilla Syrjä and Mirja Ruohoniemi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:146
  29. UK-5099 is a potent mitochondrial acetone carrier inhibitor, that exhibits anticancer activity. Recently, the anti-Toxoplasma gondii activity of UK-5099 was proposed, and in vivo studies of its pharmacokinetics i...

    Authors: Qingyuan Zeng, Hongfei Si, Kun Lv, Jiao Mo, Xinnian Wang, Biqing Yan and Jili Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:145
  30. Hepatozoonosis is a common tick-borne illness reported from all over the world. The infection has been well documented in dogs and cats, and has also been identified in wild canids and felids. India is home to...

    Authors: S.M. Kolangath, S.V. Upadhye, V.M. Dhoot, M.D. Pawshe, A.S. Shalini and R.M. Kolangath
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:144
  31. Neuromedin U (NMU) plays an important role in activating the group 2 innate lymphoid cells (ILC2s) and initiating the host’s anti-parasitic immune responses. It is aimed to explore the distribution characteris...

    Authors: Wan-Ling Yao, Li-Ping Liu, Yan-Qiao Wen, Bao-Shan Wang, Jia-Qi Dong, Wan-Hong He, Xi-Ping Fan, Wen-Hui Wang and Wang-Dong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:143
  32. Antimicrobial peptides including various defensins have been attracting considerable research interest worldwide, as they have potential to substitute for antibiotics. Moreover, AMPs also have immunomodulatory...

    Authors: Qingqing Fu, Qian Lin, Daiwen Chen, Bing Yu, Yuheng Luo, Ping Zheng, Xiangbing Mao, Zhiqing Huang, Jie Yu, Junqiu Luo, Hui Yan and Jun He
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:142
  33. Hemoderivatives such as autologous conditioned serum (ACS) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) have been used as potential disease-modifying therapies in musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis (OA). These...

    Authors: Livia Camargo Garbin, Erin K. Contino, Christine S. Olver and David D. Frisbie
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:141
  34. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) is one of the most important enteric viruses causing diarrhea in pigs. The establishment of a rapid detection method applicable in field conditions will be conducive to e...

    Authors: Lei Ma, Kaiqi Lian, Mengjie Zhu, Yajie Tang and Mingliang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:140
  35. Procalcitonin (PCT) is a widely used biomarker of sepsis in human medicine and can have potential applications in the veterinary field. This study aimed to explore whether PCT could be measured in the saliva o...

    Authors: María José López-Martínez, Damián Escribano, Silvia Martínez-Miró, Guillermo Ramis, Edgar G. Manzanilla, Fernando Tecles, Silvia Martínez-Subiela and José J. Cerón
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:139
  36. This study aimed to evaluate whether different methods of providing eubiotic feed additives to neonatal calves, during the preweaning period, can improve the calves’ health, performance, ruminal fermentation, ...

    Authors: Barbara Stefańska, Frank Katzer, Barbara Golińska, Patrycja Sobolewska, Sebastian Smulski, Andrzej Frankiewicz and Włodzimierz Nowak
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:138
  37. Bacterial infections are responsible of high economic losses in aquaculture. Mexican golden trout (Oncorhynchus chrysogaster) is a threatened native trout species that has been introduced in aquaculture both for ...

    Authors: María Anel Fuentes-Valencia, José Luis Osornio-Esquivel, Carlos Antonio Martínez Palacios, José Luis Contreras-Ávila, Erik Barriga-Tovar, Genoveva Ingle-de la Mora, Andrés Arellano-Torres, Víctor Manuel Baizabal-Aguirre, Alejandro Bravo-Patiño, Marcos Cajero-Juárez and Juan José Valdez Alarcón
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:137
  38. Buserelin is a luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist used for the treatment of hormone-dependent diseases in males and females. However, the pharmacokinetics of buserelin in pigs and cows are no...

    Authors: Jingyuan Kong, Fuqin Su, Yu Liu, Yuxin Yang, Yuying Cao, Jicheng Qiu, Yue Wang, Lu Zhang, Jianzhong Wang and Xingyuan Cao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:136
  39. Responsible companion animal guardianship (RCAG) comprises a set of concepts involving activities, behavior and care that guardians must provide to ensure the welfare of their animals. When such principles are...

    Authors: Paulo Henrique Araújo Soares, Eduardo Sérgio da Silva, Klauber Menezes Penaforte, Renata Aparecida Nascimento Ribeiro, Marcella Oliveira Gama de Melo, Diogo Tavares Cardoso, Ingrid Morselli Santos, Raissa Cotta Machado, Clara Lemos Carneiro Trindade, Anna Karolyna Rodrigues Cunha, Rafael Gonçalves Teixeira-Neto, Saulo Nascimento de Melo, Vanessa Vilela de Aquino and Vinícius Silva Belo
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:135
  40. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of endotracheal intubation on nasal and tracheal endogenous NO concentrations, gas exchange and oxygenation in horses undergoing general anaesthesia. In many s...

    Authors: Henriette L. Wilkens, Stephan Neudeck and Sabine B. R. Kästner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:134
  41. Classical porcine parvovirus (PPV1) and novel porcine parvoviruses designated porcine parvovirus 2 through 7 (PPV2-PPV7) are widespread in pig populations. The objective of this study was to investigate the pr...

    Authors: Seung-Chai Kim, Jae-Hong Kim, Jae-Yeob Kim, Gyeong-Seo Park, Chang-Gi Jeong and Won-Il Kim
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:133
  42. Co-infection with the avian leukosis virus subgroup J (ALV-J) and the reticuloendotheliosis virus (REV) increases mutual viral replication, causing a more serious pathogenic effect by accelerating the progress...

    Authors: Xiyao Cui, Xinyue Zhang, Jingwen Xue, Yongxiu Yao, Defang Zhou and Ziqiang Cheng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:131
  43. Many encouraging studies confirmed the ability of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles (ZnONPs) in accelerating bone growth and mineralization. The use of Platelet Rich-Fibrin (PRF) as a sole filling material for large se...

    Authors: Esraa Zalama, Gamal Karrouf, Awad Rizk, Basma Salama and Alaa Samy
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:130
  44. Brucella spp. is an important zoonotic pathogen responsible for brucellosis in humans and animals. Brucella abortus A19 strain is a widespread vaccine in China. However, it has a drawback of residual virulence in...

    Authors: Chuan-Yu He, Yu-Zhuo Zhang, Meng-Zhi Liu, Hai-Long Zhao, Li-Song Ren, Bao-Shan Liu, Sun He and Ze-Liang Chen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:128
  45. Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyopneumoniae) is the etiological agent of enzootic pneumonia, a highly infectious swine respiratory disease that distributed worldwide. The pathogenesis and virulence factors of M. h...

    Authors: Fei Hao, Xing Xie, Zhixin Feng, Rong Chen, Yanna Wei, Jin Liu, Qiyan Xiong, Guoqing Shao and Johnson Lin
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:126
  46. Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) caused by bovine alphaherpesvirus 1 (BoHV-1) is one of the most important contagious diseases in bovine. This is one of the most common infectious disease of cattle. Thi...

    Authors: Zhichao Yu, Zhiguo Zhao, Linjun Chen, Han Yan, Qiang Cui, Xianghong Ju, Yanhong Yong, Xiaoxi Liu, Xingbin Ma and Guanhua Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:125

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