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  1. Goose astrovirus 2 (GAstV-2) causes visceral gout in goslings and has resulted in significant economic losses in the goose industry of China since its outbreak in 2017. To further investigate the distribution ...

    Authors: Feng Wei, Xiaoning Jiang, Dalin He, Youxiang Diao and Yi Tang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:173
  2. Oxidative stress has been proven to play a role in numerous human and canine diseases. Among the biomarkers of oxidative stress, Thiobarbituric Acid Reactive Substances (TBARS) and Total Antioxidant Status (TA...

    Authors: B. Perez-Montero, M. L. Fermin-Rodriguez, G. Miro, L. de Juan and F. Cruz-Lopez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:172
  3. Porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) is a novel coronavirus that causes enteric diseases in pigs leading to substantial financial losses within the industry. The absence of commercial vaccines and limited research...

    Authors: Bingzhou Huang, Yao Huang, Lishuang Deng, Tong Xu, Zhijie Jian, Siyuan Lai, Yanru Ai, Ling Zhu and Zhiwen Xu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:171
  4. Parvoviruses are icosahedral, nonenveloped viruses with single-stranded DNA genomes of approximately 5 kb in length. In recent years, parvoviruses have frequently mutated and expanded their host range to cause...

    Authors: Hao Liu, Jie Huang, Zi-Shuo Lu, Li-Xia Li, Xiao-Tong Liang, Tian Tang, Wen-Chao Sun, Hui-Jun Lu, Ning-Yi Jin, Xue Bai and Xing-Kui Si
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:169
  5. Q fever and toxoplasmosis are economically important zoonoses as they cause considerable losses in livestock (cattle, sheep and goats) and wildlife (antelopes, giraffes, lions, and cheetahs) through reproducti...

    Authors: Maruping L. Mangena, Nomakorinte Gcebe, Peter N. Thompson and Abiodun A. Adesiyun
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:168
  6. High-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) therapy is a non-invasive respiratory support method that provides oxygen-enriched, warmed, and humidified air to respiratory-compromised patients. It is widely used in human medi...

    Authors: Anna-Maija Teppo, Heini Rossi, Minna M. Rajamäki and Heli K. Hyytiäinen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:167
  7. The current research aimed to evaluate the potential effect of adding platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) to the decellularized bovine pericardium (DBP) on the distal limb of donkeys’ full-thickness cutaneous wounds he...

    Authors: Mohammed Albahrawy, Khaled Abouelnasr, Esam Mosbah, Adel Zaghloul and Marwa Abass
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:166
  8. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a common pathogen that often causes diarrhea in piglets. Since bacteria are becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics, phages have become a promising alternative therapy. Howev...

    Authors: Xinyu Mao, Yuxing Wu, Runwen Ma, Lei Li, Leping Wang, Yizhou Tan, Ziyong Li, Hui Liu, Kaiou Han, Yajie Cao, Yinan Li, Hao Peng, Xun Li, Chuanhuo Hu and Xiaoye Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:165
  9. A new antibacterial compound powder of amoxicillin (AMO)/Radix Scutellaria extract (RSE) was developed, and its pharmacokinetics were determined in pigs following oral administration.

    Authors: Dandan Yi, Xuemei Wen, Wei Xu, Yangfeng Xu, Xin Deng, Guoqing Yan, Liqin Wu, Qiuling Liang, Zhengmin Liang, Jianbo Peng and Jiakang He
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:164
  10. Dental plaque microbes play a key role in the development of periodontal disease. Numerous high-throughput sequencing studies have generated understanding of the bacterial species associated with both canine p...

    Authors: Avika Ruparell, Matthew Gibbs, Alison Colyer, Corrin Wallis, Stephen Harris and Lucy J. Holcombe
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:163
  11. The reading man flap is a novel technique in human medicine for the closure of cutaneous circular defects. To the best of our knowledge, no recent clinical studies have described this procedure in small animals.

    Authors: Desiree Siegelmayer and Gabriele Gradner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:159
  12. Infectious diseases transmitted by wild animals are major threats to public health. This study aimed to investigate the potential of rescued wild animals that died of unknown causes as reservoirs of infectious...

    Authors: Myeongsu Kim, Jieun Bae, Byungkwan Oh, Haerin Rhim, Myeon-Sik Yang, Somyeong Yang, Bumseok Kim and Jae-Ik Han
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:158
  13. Detection of an appropriate antigen with high immunogenicity can be a big step in the production of an effective vaccine for control of Johne’s disease (JD). The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy ...

    Authors: Masoud Haghkhah, Zahra Hemati, Abdollah Derakhshandeh, Fatemeh Namazi, Kundan Kumar Chaubey and Shoor Vir Singh
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:157
  14. Veterinary drugs are widely used in animals to prevent diseases and are a complex set of drugs with very different chemical properties. Multiclass and multi-residue methods for simultaneous detection of residu...

    Authors: Zehra Hajrulai-Musliu, Risto Uzunov, Stefan Jovanov, Dea Musliu, Elizabeta Dimitrieska-Stojkovikj, Biljana Stojanovska-Dimzoska, Aleksandra Angeleska, Velimir Stojkovski and James Jacob Sasanya
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:156
  15. Vector-borne zoonotic diseases are a concerning issue in Europe. Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) have been reported in several countries with a large impact on public health; other emergi...

    Authors: Laura Grassi, Michele Drigo, Hana Zelená, Daniela Pasotto, Rudi Cassini, Alessandra Mondin, Giovanni Franzo, Claudia Maria Tucciarone, Martina Ossola, Elena Vidorin and Maria Luisa Menandro
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:155
  16. This study aimed to compare the feasibility and practicality of the ovariohysterectomy (OHE) technique in cats with or without a spay hook with respect to the incision size, surgical time, surgical variables, ...

    Authors: Mareliza Possa de Menezes, Luís Guilherme de Faria, Guilherme Galhardo Franco, Cléber Kazuo Ido, Fernando Yoiti Kitamura Kawamoto, João Augusto Leonel de Souza, Paula Regina Silva Gomide, Fabrícia Geovânia Fernandes Filgueira, Diego Iwao Yamada and Bruno Watanabe Minto
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:154
  17. Infections with the coccidian parasite Neospora caninum affect domestic and wild animals worldwide. In Australia, N. caninum infections cause considerable losses to the cattle industry with seroprevalence of 8.7%...

    Authors: Jose L. Huaman, Carlo Pacioni, Mark Doyle, David M. Forsyth, Karla J. Helbig and Teresa G. Carvalho
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:153
  18. Canine hypoadrenocorticism is a rare chronic disease, which demands intense dog-owner interaction, as its treatment requires to be individualised. The aim of this study was a qualitative analysis of the challe...

    Authors: Julia Hupfeld, Michael Dölle, Holger A. Volk and Johanna Rieder
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:152
  19. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) and porcine delta-coronavirus (PDCoV) are economically important pathogens that cause diarrhea in sows and acute death of newborn piglets. Moreover, the emerging PDCoV wa...

    Authors: Chun Qi Li, Li Qun Hu, Guo Ping Liu, Yan Wang, Tong Li, Shao Xian Chen, Xiao Lin Yang, Li Xin Ma and Jian Guo Zeng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:151
  20. Toward the late phase of laying, the production performance of laying hens decreases, egg quality deteriorates, lipid metabolism weakens, and hepatic lipid accumulation is exacerbated. Probiotics as an alterna...

    Authors: Liming Liu, Guoqing Zhang, Ge Qu, Bin Liu, Xiufeng Zhang, Gaoqian Li, Ningyi Jin, Chang Li, Jieying Bai and Cuiqing Zhao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:150
  21. The study aimed to investigate the effect of urea molasses mineral blocks (UMMB) on nutrient digestibility, productive performance and blood biochemical profile of indigenous yaks under various feeding systems...

    Authors: Muhammad Mobashar, Muhammad Tahir Khan, Maria Marjan, Shakoor Ahmad, Umar Farooq, Muhammad Farooq Khalid, Riaz Mustafa, Nadar Khan, Abu Bakkar Sadiq, Anwar Shah and Ahmed A. A. Abdel-Wareth
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:149
  22. Leptospirosis is a neglected but widespread zoonotic disease throughout the world. Most mammals are hosts of Leptospira spp., including domestic cats, species in which no consensus has been reached on the clinica...

    Authors: Andrea Murillo, Josep Pastor, Emmanuel Serrano, Asta Tvarijonaviciute, José Cerón, Marga Goris, Ahmed Ahmed and Rafaela Cuenca
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:148
  23. Analyzing the stability of reference genes already described as universal is an important methodology to lead gene expression analysis because different studies have shown that the expression of universal refe...

    Authors: Jorge Lucas Nascimento Souza, Fernanda Cavalcante Silva, Carlikelly Gleicy da Silva, Isabela Maria Fortaleza Neves Bomfim, Henrique Rocha de Medeiros and Lilian Giotto Zaros
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:147
  24. Erythritol was found to inhibit the growth of microorganisms. The present study aimed to demonstrate the growth inhibition of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius by erythritol and to define the changes in gene transc...

    Authors: Tadashi Fujii, Takumi Tochio and Koji Nishifuji
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:146
  25. Idiopathic epilepsy (IE) is a common, chronic brain dysfunction in dogs. Recently, the effect of feeding a diet enriched with medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) on seizure frequency has been evaluated in severa...

    Authors: Kazumasa Nakatsuka, Brian Zanghi and Daisuke Hasegawa
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:145
  26. Aldosterone represents an important target of heart failure therapy and may be a valuable indicator of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system activity. However, its assessment might be challenging because of...

    Authors: Alberto Galizzi, Greta Dossi, Vitaliano Borromeo, Paola Pocar, Debora Groppetti and Chiara Locatelli
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:144
  27. Yersinia enterocolitica is a heterogeneous bacterial species that has been divided into six biotypes and more than 70 serotypes. Each year, the European Food Safety Authority classifies yersiniosis caused by Y. e...

    Authors: Piotr Łada, Klaudia Kończyk-Kmiecik and Agata Bancerz-Kisiel
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:143

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:170

  28. A core principle of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in veterinary settings is the need for engagement of all stakeholders; however, no studies have addressed the role of veterinary technicians in AMS specifica...

    Authors: Laurel E. Redding, Katherine Reilly, Bridget Radtke, Stacy Bartholomew and Stephen D. Cole
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:142
  29. Upper urinary tract stones are increasingly prevalent in pet cats and are difficult to manage. Surgical procedures to address obstructing ureteroliths have short- and long-term complications, and medical thera...

    Authors: Adam D. Maxwell, Ga Won Kim, Eva Furrow, Jody P. Lulich, Marissa Torre, Brian MacConaghy, Elizabeth Lynch, Daniel F. Leotta, Yak-Nam Wang, Michael S. Borofsky and Michael R. Bailey
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:141
  30. Chemical castration of male animals is an alternative to surgical castration for inducing azoospermia, consequent sterility. Intra-testicular injection of zinc gluconate has been used for chemical castration i...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Hamed, Yahia A. Amin, Ragab Hassan Mohamed, Mohamed El-Adl, Shefaa M. Bazeed, Ahmed Abdou Elnegiry, Hossam Hassan Shawki and Al-Lethie A. Al-lethie
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:140
  31. The post-parturient period in goat had marked changes in an animal’s endocrine and metabolic status as well as by reduction in feed intake when the nutrient demand for impending lactogenesis was increasing. Th...

    Authors: Asem M. Zakaria, Taher Al-Daek, Enas Elmeligy, Ragab H. Mohamed, Eman M. Abu El-Naga, Haitham H. Mohammed, Abdulrahman Abdulkarim, Mohammed Abdelhadi Ali, Khaled. A. Khesruf and Arafat Khalphallah
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:139
  32. Tick-borne blood pathogens cause highly pathogenic diseases, which are associated with substantial economic losses in ruminants. Despite this, epidemiological research on these pathogens remains neglected in m...

    Authors: Mennat-Allah Abdelsalam, Wael Felefel, Sabreen Fadl and Mohamed Bessat
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:138
  33. Heart tumors are rare in dogs. They can be benign or malignant. Clinical signs depend primarily on the location of the tumor and its effect on blood flow.

    Authors: Olga Szaluś-Jordanow, Michał Czopowicz, Agata Moroz-Fik, Marcin Mickiewicz, Andrzej Łobaczewski, Sylwia Tarka, Łukasz Koperski and Rafał Sapierzyński
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:137
  34. Glaesserella parasuis is the causative agent of Glässer’s disease in pigs. Serotyping is the most common method used to type G. parasuis isolates. However, the high number of non-typables (NT) and low discriminat...

    Authors: Robert Mugabi, Ana Paula S. Poeta Silva, Xiao Hu, Marcelo Gottschalk, Virginia Aragon, Nubia R. Macedo, Orhan Sahin, Perry Harms, Rodger Main, Alexander W. Tucker, Ganwu Li and Maria J. Clavijo
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:135
  35. Cryptosporidium is a gastrointestinal protozoan that widely exists in nature, it is an established zoonotic pathogen. Infected cattle are considered to be associated with cryptosporidiosis outbreaks in humans. In...

    Authors: Li Zhao, Hai-Liang Chai, Ming-Yuan Wang, Zhan-Sheng Zhang, Wen-Xiong Han, Bo Yang, Yan Wang, Shan Zhang, Wei-Hong Zhao, Yi-Min Ma, Yong-Jie Zhan, Li-Feng Wang, Yu-Lin Ding, Jin-Ling Wang and Yong-Hong Liu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:134
  36. The purpose of this study was to explore whether domestication could lead to evolutionary changes towards flightlessness in the domestic duck (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus) compared to the cattle egret (Bubulcus...

    Authors: Hanaa M. El-Ghazali, Ahmed Abdelbaset-Ismail, Nehal I. A. Goda and Mohamed Aref
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:133
  37. Recognition of the factors that influence academic performance in university students constitutes one of the key objectives of education researchers. Few studies have been conducted in this sphere in relation ...

    Authors: Edlira Muca, Monica Molino, Chiara Ghislieri, Mario Baratta, Rosangela Odore, Domenico Bergero and Emanuela Valle
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:132
  38. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in captive wildlife species. However, CKD has been rarely documented in giant pandas.

    Authors: Lingling Chang, Xiangyang L. Wang, Chenfei Yu, Chen-Hsuan Liu, Qiang Zhang, Yaping Wu, Ruoyi Jia, Qingyi Ma, Guanglin Pan, Dewen Tong and Xinglong Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:131

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:162

  39. Pimobendan has been proven to delay the onset of congestive heart failure (CHF) in dogs with mitral regurgitation (MR); however, molecular underlying mechanisms have not been fully elucidated. This study aimed...

    Authors: Pakit Boonpala, Nakkawee Saengklub, Sirinapa Srikam, Wilawan Ji-au, Yaowalak Panyasing, Sarawut Kumphune and Anusak Kijtawornrat
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:130
  40. Bacterial surface proteins play key roles in pathogenicity and often contribute to microbial adhesion and invasion. Pasteurella lipoprotein E (PlpE), a Pasteurella multocida (P. multocida) surface protein, has re...

    Authors: Guodong Zhou, Jiashuo Tian, Yichen Tian, Qifeng Ma, Quan Li, Shifeng Wang and Huoying Shi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:128
  41. Coccidiosis is a costly and widespread infectious disease that affects mammals and causes huge losses for the global rabbit meat industry. This study evaluated the potency of Egyptian alginate propolis nanopar...

    Authors: Ahmed G. Hegazi, Eman E. El Shanawany, Asmaa S. El-Houssiny, Soad E. Hassan, Hassan M. Desouky, T. M. El-Metenawy and Eman H. Abdel-Rahman
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:127

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:136

  42. Infections caused by avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) result in significant economic losses in poultry industry. APEC strains are known to form biofilms in various conditions allowing them to thrive even ...

    Authors: Muhammad Moman Khan, Aamir Ali, Rafał Kolenda, Olugbenga Adekunle Olowe, Jörg Weinreich, Ganwu Li and Peter Schierack
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:126
  43. The veterinary care of cats and dogs is increasingly embracing innovations first applied to human health, including an increased emphasis on preventative care and precision medicine. Large scale human populati...

    Authors: Janet E. Alexander, Serina Filler, Philip J. Bergman, Claire E. Bowring, Laura Carvell-Miller, Brenda Fulcher, Richard Haydock, Teresa Lightfoot, Darren W. Logan, Talon S. McKee, Tracy Mills, JoAnn Morrison, Phillip Watson and Colby Woodruff
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:125
  44. The balance of the intestinal commensal microbiome of fish and other animals plays an important role in the physiological processes of healthy animals, contributes to the defense against pathogens, stimulates ...

    Authors: Agata Józefiak, Mateusz Rawski, Bartosz Kierończyk, Damian Józefiak and Jan Mazurkiewicz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:124

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