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  1. Recently, an increasing number of ichthyophthiriasis outbreaks has been reported, leading to high economic losses in fisheries and aquaculture. Although several strategies, including chemotherapeutics and immu...

    Authors: Mona Saleh, Abdel-Azeem S. Abdel-Baki, Mohamed A. Dkhil, Mansour El-Matbouli and Saleh Al-Quraishy
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:62
  2. Canine distemper virus (CDV) is one of the most contagious and lethal viruses known to the Canidae, with a very broad and expanding host range. Autophagy serves as a fundamental stabilizing response against patho...

    Authors: Fei Chen, Zijing Guo, Rui Zhang, Zhixiong Zhang, Bo Hu, Ling Bai, Shuaiyang Zhao, Yongshu Wu, Zhidong Zhang and Yanmin Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:60
  3. Myxomatous mitral valve degeneration (MMVD) is the most common degenerative heart disease in dogs and is associated with irreversible changes in the valve tissue. Although traditional cardiac biomarkers are ef...

    Authors: Hyeon-Jin Kim, Jihyun Kim, Soomin Kim and Ha-Jung Kim
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:59
  4. Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is a retrovirus with global impact on the health of domestic cats and is usually examined by serology. In our daily clinical practice, we noticed that cats infected with FeLV often...

    Authors: Masataka Morishita, Yuji Sunden, Misaki Horiguchi, Hirosei Sakoya, Mana Yokogawa, Hiroyuki Ino, Satoshi Une, Mutsumi Kawata, Taisei Hosoido and Takehito Morita
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:58
  5. Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological disease in dogs. More than two-thirds of these patients suffer from associated behavioural comorbidities. The latter could have their origin in partially overla...

    Authors: Teresa Schmidt, Sebastian Meller, Nina Meyerhoff, Friederike Twele, Brian Zanghi and Holger Andreas Volk
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:57
  6. Feline Panleukopenia is an important disease of cats and has been reported worldwide. The disease is caused by a non-enveloped, single-stranded DNA virus; Feline Panleukopenia Virus (FPLV), belonging to the Pa...

    Authors: S. M. Kolangath, S. V. Upadhye, V. M. Dhoot, M. D. Pawshe, B. K. Bhadane, A. P. Gawande and R. M. Kolangath
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:56
  7. Normal testicular development is highly crucial for male reproduction and is a precondition for spermatogenesis that is the production of spermatozoa in the testes. MiRNAs have been implicated in several testi...

    Authors: Yongfu La, Xiaoming Ma, Pengjia Bao, Min Chu, Xian Guo, Chunnian Liang and Ping Yan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:53
  8. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) donors are crucial tools not only for understanding the role of H2S in cellular function but also as promising therapeutic agents for oxidative stress-related diseases. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Eliana Pintus, Abigail F. Chinn, Martin Kadlec, Francisco Alberto García-Vázquez, Pavel Novy, John B. Matson and José Luis Ros-Santaella
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:52
  9. Abortion is a serious problem for sheep flocks and it is responsible for considerable economic losses. The epidemiological situation of abortion causing agents in sheep is poorly documented in Tunisia. This st...

    Authors: Kaouther Guesmi, Sana Kalthoum, Aymen Mamlouk, Mohamed Naceur Baccar, Bassem BelHajMohamed, Haikel Hajlaoui, Aymen Toumi, Jamel Cherni, Chédia Seghaier and Lilia Messadi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:50
  10. In this prospective study, we hypothesized that dogs with signs of brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS) would show differences in left and right heart echocardiographic parameters compared with br...

    Authors: M. Brložnik, A. Nemec Svete, V. Erjavec and A. Domanjko Petrič
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:49
  11. The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the mode of anesthesia, the time form the induction to the extraction of a puppy and the immediate postnatal vitality and umbilical cord blo...

    Authors: Agnieszka Antończyk, Zdzisław Kiełbowicz, Wojciech Niżański and Małgorzata Ochota
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:48
  12. The liver-expressed antimicrobial peptide 2 (LEAP2) is essential in host immunity against harmful pathogens and is only known to act as an extracellular modulator to regulate embryonic development in amphibian...

    Authors: Jie Chen, Chi-Ying Zhang, Jing-Yi Chen, Rachel Wan Xin Seah, Le Zhang, Li Ma and Guo-Hua Ding
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:47
  13. Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), caused by PED virus (PEDV), is a severe enteric disease burdening the global swine industry in recent years. Especially, the mortality of PED in neonatal piglets approaches 100...

    Authors: Rui Li, Ying Wen, Lei Yang, Qi-sheng Qian, Xin-xin Chen, Jia-qing Zhang, Xuewu Li, Bao-song Xing, Songlin Qiao and Gaiping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:46
  14. Water pollutants cause adverse effects in aquatic ecosystems. The immunomodulatory and mitigating effects of dietary 1,3-glucan on fipronil and lead-induced intoxication in African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) we...

    Authors: Gamal A. Elmowalid, Wael A. M. Ghonimi, Hossam M. Abd Allah, Haytham Abdallah, Abdelhakeem El-Murr and Ashraf M. Abdelwahab
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:45
  15. IFN-γ is a pleiotropic cytokine that has been shown to affect multiple cellular functions of bovine mammary epithelial cells (BMECs) including impaired milk fat synthesis and induction of malignant transformat...

    Authors: Fengyang Li, Xiuhong Hu, Zengshuai Wu, Qiulei Yang, Qila Sa, Wenbo Ren, Tingting Wang, Zhengchao Ji, Na Li, Jing Huang and Liancheng Lei
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:44
  16. In cattle attempts to evaluate within-herd prevalence of various infectious and parasitic diseases by bulk-tank milk (BTM) testing with ELISA have been made with moderate success. The fact that BTM is composed...

    Authors: Adrian-Valentin Potârniche, Michał Czopowicz, Olga Szaluś-Jordanow, Agata Moroz-Fik, Marcin Mickiewicz, Kinga Biernacka, Lucjan Witkowski, Iwona Markowska-Daniel, Emilia Bagnicka, Constantin Cerbu, Diana Olah, Emilia Trif, Marina Spinu and Jarosław Kaba
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:43
  17. Feline injection site fibrosarcoma is an aggressive and infiltrative tumour arising in the background of chronic inflammation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the expression of metallothionein (I-II) in ...

    Authors: Mateusz Mikiewicz, Katarzyna Paździor-Czapula, Joanna Fiedorowicz, Michał Gesek and Iwona Otrocka-Domagała
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:42
  18. North American bat populations have suffered severe declines over the last decade due to the Pseudogymnoascus destructans fungus infection. The skin disease associated with this causative agent, known as white-no...

    Authors: Veronika Seidlova, Jiri Pikula, Miroslav Kolarik, Alena Nováková, Adela Cmokova, Astghik Ghazaryan, Monika Nemcova, Sarka Bednarikova, Sneha Patra, Tomasz Kokurewicz, Vladimir Piacek and Jan Zukal
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:40
  19. Otitis externa is a commonly diagnosed dermatological disorder in canines. The pathogens primarily involved in canine otitis externa (COE) include Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus ...

    Authors: Yunmei Song, Sadikalmahdi Abdella, Franklin Afinjuomo, Emily Josephine Weir, Jin Quan Eugene Tan, Peter Hill, Stephen W. Page and Sanjay Garg
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:39
  20. Authors: Ziyu Liu, Baiqiang Shan, Chao Ni, Shouhua Feng, Wanting Liu, Xiaoli Wang, Hongtao Wu, ZuofengYang, Jinling Liu, Shu Wei, Changde Wu, Lixia Liu and Zeliang Chen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:38

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  21. Osteoarthritis (OA) pain is the number one cause of chronic pain in dogs. Multimodal treatment, including combining safe and effective nutritional interventions with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAI...

    Authors: Giorgia della Rocca, Carlo Schievano, Alessandra Di Salvo, Maria Beatrice Conti and Maria Federica della Valle
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:37
  22. Mycoplasmas are found in many different species. Until now 26 avian mycoplasma species have been described, but in the most free ranging bird species the prevalence and significance of Mycoplasma spp. is still un...

    Authors: Theresa Sophie Klostermann and Michael Lierz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:36
  23. The Japanese quail is considered one of the most significant species in the poultry industry. However, the high male-to-female ratio results in the aggressive behavior of males. Dietary strategies that improve...

    Authors: Mostafa Galal Abdelfattah, Manal T. Hussein, Sohair M. M. Ragab, Nasser S. Abou Khalil and Abdelraheim H. Attaai
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:34
  24. Hypothyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder diagnosed in dogs, leading to deleterious effects on a dog’s life quality. This study aims to evaluate changes in the redox status in canine hypothyroidism....

    Authors: Luis G. González Arostegui, Alberto Muñoz Prieto, Luis Pardo Marín, Gregorio García López, Asta Tvarijonaviciute, Jose Joaquín Cerón Madrigal and Camila Peres Rubio
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:33
  25. Higher dietary energy is often used to achieve better animal performance in mutton sheep production. Notably, changing the diet formula affects rumen fermentation and the microbiota of ruminants. In this study...

    Authors: Ting Ge, Chen Yang, Bo Li, Xiaoyu Huang, Leiyun Zhao, Xiaoqiang Zhang, Lintao Tian and Enping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:32
  26. The effect of a water-soluble formulation of tylvalosin (Aivlosin® 625 mg/g granules) on disease caused by porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhyop) was inve...

    Authors: Alfonso Lopez Rodriguez, Veronica L. Fowler, Michael Huether, David Reddick, Christine Tait-Burkard, Marie O’Shea, Stephanie Perkins, Nirosh Dias, Robin Buterbaugh and Hafid A. Benchaoui
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:31
  27. Pig farming in Hong Kong differs markedly from other places in the world, with a highly urbanised population, the majority of pigs being imported for slaughter, and limited on-farm veterinary support. Little i...

    Authors: Sarah M. Rosanowski, Ioannis Magouras, Wing-Chung Ho, Wing Chi Jacqueline Yiu, Dirk U. Pfeiffer and Friederike Zeeh
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:30
  28. Animal production is greatly affected by Q fever. As a result of a lack of methodology and financial means to perform extensive epidemiological surveys, the disease's underdiagnosis has proven to be a challeng...

    Authors: Abdelfattah Selim, Marawan A. Marawan, Abdelhamed Abdelhady, Fahdah Ayed Alshammari, Abdulmohsen H. Alqhtani, Hani A. Ba-Awadh, Isiaka O. Olarinre and Ayman A. Swelum
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:29
  29. Bovine herpes virus (BoHV 1 and BoHV-5) are the causative agents of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR). IBR is responsible for important economic losses in the cattle industry. The envelope glycoprotein B (g...

    Authors: Juan Sebastián Quintero Barbosa, Heidy Yohana Triana Rojas, Janneth Gonzalez, Angela Johana Espejo-Mojica, Carlos Javier Alméciga Díaz and María Fernanda Gutierrez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:28
  30. Exercise-induced oxidative stress is a challenge in equine sports. This study aims at determining the effects of ergothioneine on heat shock protein-70 (HSP-70) following the stress of an endurance exercise of...

    Authors: Adakole Sylvanus Adah, Joseph Olusegun Ayo, Deborah Arimie Adah, Charles Obiora Nwonuma and Teslim Alabi Lawal
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:27
  31. Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is one of the major pathogens commonly found in pigs, which causes immunosuppression and apoptosis. Vaccination and a single drug cannot totally prevent and treat PCV2 infectio...

    Authors: Yinlan Xu, Shuangxiu Wan, Panpan Sun, Ajab Khan, Jianhua Guo, Xiaozhong Zheng, Yaogui Sun, Kuohai Fan, Wei Yin, Hongquan Li and Na Sun
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:26
  32. Dietary supplementation with a blend of functional amino acids (AA) and grape extract polyphenols contributes to preserve intestinal health and growth performance of piglets during the post-weaning period. In ...

    Authors: Alícia Zem Fraga, Paulo Henrique Reis Furtado Campos, Luciano Hauschild, Tristan Chalvon-Demersay, Martin Beaumont and Nathalie Le Floc’h
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:25
  33. Rabies (RABV) is an enzootic disease in Tunisia, with dogs being the primary reservoir. Vaccinating dogs is the key to eradicate rabies. Regional Veterinary Services conduct nationwide immunisation campaigns o...

    Authors: Mariem Handous, Imed Turki, Abdejelil Ghram, Samia BenMaiz, Jihen Bensalem, Nourhene Basdouri, Mohamed Soltani, Farah Bassalah and Habib Kharmachi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:24
  34. An important food-producing sector in Egypt is aquaculture and fisheries; however, several pathogenic microorganisms lead to high mortalities and significant economic losses. The occurrence of Psychrobacter glaci...

    Authors: Mohamed Raafat El-Sayed, Arafah M. Emam, Ahmed Elsayed Osman, Mohamed Abd El-Aziz Ahmed Abd El-Galil and Haitham Helmy Sayed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:23
  35. Canine mammary tumors (CMTs) have a poor prognosis, along with tumor recurrence and metastasis. Cell lines are vital in vitro models for CMT research. Many CMT epithelial cell lines were reported. However, can...

    Authors: Aolei Chen, Shaotang Ye, Jiahui Zheng, Jichao Li, Zejia Chen, Yashan Zhang and Shoujun Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:22
  36. Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) is recently considered an emerging public health concern. HEV genotypes 1 and 2 are widely distributed and pathogenic only for humans. In contrast, HEV, genotypes 3 and 4 are observed i...

    Authors: Emanuele Carella, Francesca Oberto, Angelo Romano, Simone Peletto, Nicoletta Vitale, Annalisa Costa, Claudio Caruso, Laura Chiavacci, Pier Luigi Acutis, Ledi Pite and Loretta Masoero
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:21
  37. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause clinical mastitis in dairy cows worldwide. Mastitis produces severe symptoms in dairy cows, such as udder inflammation, the production of har...

    Authors: Honglei Wang, Chen Chen, Chunshuang Liu, Xiaojie Chen, Jingju Zhang, Yufeng Wang, Mingyue Han, Yiming Liu and Xiubo Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:19
  38. Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and sheep pox and goat pox are three important infectious diseases that infect goats, sheep and other small ruminants. It is well-known that the p...

    Authors: Jidong Li, Jianlin Wang, Yanan Guo, Zhenxing Gong and Xuepeng Cai
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:18
  39. Little data exist on the presence of resistant pathogens in day-old chicks imported into Benin. The occurrence of pathogenic bacteria was assessed in 180 one-day-old chicks imported from Belgium and received a...

    Authors: Philibert Dougnon, Victorien Dougnon, Boris Legba, Kafayath Fabiyi, Arnaud Soha, Hornel Koudokpon, Kevin Sintondji, Esther Deguenon, Gildas Hounmanou, Carlos Quenum, Taératou Aminou, Richard Lokossou, Innocent Togla, Cyrille Boko, Bruno Djossa, Françoise Assogba-komlan…
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:17
  40. Helicobacter pylori is one of the most common bacterial infections and is widespread globally. It causes a variety of gastrointestinal disorders, though a great proportion of infections are asymptomatic. A total ...

    Authors: Sabah I. Shaaban, Dalia Talat, Shymaa A. Khatab, Mohamed A. Nossair, Mousa A. Ayoub, Rania M. Ewida and Mohamed Said Diab
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:16
  41. Calf morbidity and mortality are among the leading causes of economic losses on dairy farms around the world. Poor calf management practices exacerbate the problem in developing countries like Ethiopia. This p...

    Authors: Rahmeto Abebe, Temesgen Dema, Yohanis Libiyos, Woinshet Teherku, Alemayehu Regassa, Amene Fekadu and Desie Sheferaw
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:15
  42. Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is a serious anaerobic enteric pathogen causing necrotic enteritis (NE) in broiler chickens. Following the ban on antibiotics as growth promoters in animal feedstuffs, the...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Shamshirgaran, Mehdi Golchin, Mahmoud Salehi and Reza Kheirandish
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:13

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