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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Classical swine fever and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome have seriously affected the development of the swine breeding industry in China. Vaccine immunization remains the main way to prevent the...

    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 19:14
  8. 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
  9. Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) disease is a cross-species infectious disease that severely affects small ruminants and causes great losses to livestock industries in various countries. Distinguishing vaccine...

    Authors: Jingyu Tang, Hanyu Du, Aoxing Tang, Nannan Jia, Jie Zhu, Chuanfeng Li, Chunchun Meng and Guangqing Liu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:11
  10. S. aureus is one of the causative agents of bovine mastitis. The treatment using conventional antimicrobials has been hampered due to the development of antimicrobial resistance and the ability of the bacteria to...

    Authors: Shamsaldeen Ibrahim Saeed, Liang Vivian, C. W. Salma C. W. Zalati, Nani Izreen Mohd Sani, Erkihun Aklilu, Maizan Mohamad, An’ Amt Mohamed Noor, Kasturi Muthoosamy and Nor Fadhilah Kamaruzzaman
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:10
  11. Despite the common use of oral group treatment in pig rearing, the magnitude of the factors influencing the homogeneity and stability of antimicrobial drugs in medicated feed and medicated drinking water are l...

    Authors: Despoina Georgaki, Femke Vandael, Helena Cardoso de Carvalho Ferreira, Maria Eleni Filippitzi, Patrick De Backer, Mathias Devreese, Jeroen Dewulf and Siska Croubels
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:9
  12. The pathogenic Clostridia cause neurotoxic, histotoxic and enterotoxic infections in humans and animals. Several Clostridium species have been associated with abomasitis in ruminants. The present study aimed to i...

    Authors: Hakan Kalender, Hasan Öngör, Necati Timurkaan, Burcu Karagülle, Burak Karabulut, Canan Akdeniz İncili, Hatip Enfal Başar, Elif Ekinci, Aydın Çevik, Eray Atıl and Burhan Çetinkaya
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:8
  13. Dietary supplementation of full-fat black soldier fly larvae (BSFL full-fat meal; alone or in combination with multi-probiotics) was tested as an alternative to dietary antibiotics in weaning piglets. We also ...

    Authors: Pheeraphong Phaengphairee, Waewaree Boontiam, Alexandra Wealleans, Jinsu Hong and Yoo Yong Kim
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:7
  14. Food-borne pathogens are the foremost causes of food-borne human illness in the world. Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) is one of the major food-borne pathogenic bacteria around the world. Though eviden...

    Authors: Frehiwot Mesele, Samson Leta, Kebede Amenu and Fufa Abunna
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:6
  15. Fowl adenovirus is of major concern to the poultry industry worldwidely. In order to monitor the prevalent status of Fowl adenovirus in China, a total of 1920 clinical samples from apparently healthy birds in ...

    Authors: Qingye Zhuang, Suchun Wang, Fuyou Zhang, Chenglong Zhao, Qiong Chen, Ran Zhao, Pin Guo, Lei Ju, Jinping Li, Guangyu Hou, Xiaoying Chen, Fuliang Sun and Kaicheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:5
  16. Post-weaning diarrhea in piglets is a major problem, resulting in a significant loss in pig production. This study aimed to investigate the effects of piperine, an alkaloid abundantly found in black peppers, o...

    Authors: Saravut Satitsri, Nattaphong Akrimajirachoote, Kanokkan Nunta, Nitwarat Ruennarong, Orawan Amnucksoradej and Chatchai Muanprasat
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:4
  17. The study assessed the effect of smectites (bentonite and zeolite) used as natural sorbents in the diet of pigs on feed digestibility, health parameters, the severity of anatomo-histological changes in organs,...

    Authors: Łukasz Wlazło, Małgorzata Kwiecień, Hanna Bis-Wencel, Wojciech Łopuszyński, Grzegorz Buszewicz, Katarzyna Karpińska, Izabela Rodzyń, Martyna Kasela, Paweł Sobczak and Bożena Nowakowicz-Dębek
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:3
  18. Porcine Teschovirus (PTV), also named Teschovirus A, is prevalent in pig populations, mainly causing neurological symptoms, diarrhea, pneumonia, and reproductive failure, however the morbidity and mortality ar...

    Authors: Wenqi Liang, Xiangdong Wu, Zhen Ding, Shengwei Zhong, Xinjie Qian, Pei Ye, Hao Liu, Zheng Chen, Jinhua Zhang, Huabin Cao, Guoliang Hu, Junrong Luo, Zuohua Li, Nengshui Ding and Ruiming Hu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:2
  19. Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) are considered a growing health problem to both poultry and the public, particularly due to its multi-drug resistance. Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO-NPs) are a promising m...

    Authors: Aml Badry, Awad Abd El Hafez Ibrahim, Mohamed I. Said, Asmaa A. E. Nasr, Moemen A. Mohamed, Ahmed K. Hassan and Marwa M. Safwat
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:1
  20. The aim of current study was to construct, express, purify and immunogenicity evaluate of a novel recombinant fusion protein including Pyruvate dehydrogenase beta subunit (PDHB) and high antigenic region of li...

    Authors: Malihe Akbarzadeh-Niaki, Abdollah Derakhshandeh, Nasrin Kazemipour and Farhid Hemmatzadeh
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:456
  21. Mycoplasma synoviae (MS) is an important pathogen causing respiratory diseases and arthritis in chickens and turkeys, thus, resulting in serious economic losses to the poultry industry. Membrane-associated protei...

    Authors: Zengjin Hu, Haoran Li, Yuxin Zhao, Guijun Wang, Yuanbing Shang, Yuetong Chen, Shaohui Wang, Mingxing Tian, Jingjing Qi and Shengqing Yu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:455
  22. There had been isolated reports of the presence of novel Theileria annulata genotypes based on the 18S rRNA gene sequence data from India, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia; but, these studies were restricted to limited ...

    Authors: Anil Kumar Nehra, Ansu Kumari, Aman Dev Moudgil and Sukhdeep Vohra
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:454
  23. Zedoary turmeric oil extracted from the roots of curcuma (Curcuma aeruginosa Roxb.) is used for the treatment of myocarditis in China. EMCV infection causes abortion in pregnant sows and myocarditis in piglets. O...

    Authors: Jiangang Zheng, Panpan Sun, Na Sun, Zhili Hao, Kuohai Fan, Wei Yin, Ajab Khan, Jianhua Guo, Xiaozhong Zheng and Hongquan Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:453
  24. The Prototheca algae have recently emerged as an important cause of bovine mastitis globally. Isolates from bovine mastitis in several countries were nearly all identified as P. bovis, suggesting that it was the ...

    Authors: Niloufar Tashakkori, Hamideh Kalateh Rahmani and Babak Khoramian
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:452
  25. In human and veterinary medicine calprotectin is most widely used in diagnosing different gastro-intestinal diseases. The aim of this study was to assess the stability of canine calprotectin (cCP) in serum aft...

    Authors: Tara Kostanjšak, Krunoslav Bojanić, Helena Čičak, Jelena Gotić, Zoran Vrbanac, Ana-Maria Šimundić, Dražen Vnuk and Nika Brkljača Bottegaro
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:451
  26. Canine morbillivirus (canine distemper virus, CDV) is a member of the Paramyxoviridae family. Canine distemper is a serious viral disease that affects many mammalian species, including members of the Mustelidae f...

    Authors: Zsófia Lanszki, József Lanszki, Gábor Endre Tóth, Tamás Cserkész, Gábor Csorba, Tamás Görföl, András István Csathó, Ferenc Jakab and Gábor Kemenesi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:450
  27. Cryptosporidium is the most common protozoan that can infect a wide variety of animals, including mammals and birds. Fecal samples of six saffron finches, Sicalis flaveola, from a commercial establishment were sc...

    Authors: Francisco Carlos Rodrigues de Oliveira, Samira Salim Mello Gallo, Taynara Kerolayne Santos Elizeu and Nicole Brand Ederli
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:449
  28. Myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) is the most common diagnosed cardiovascular disease in dogs. Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) tests are used to diagnose congestive h...

    Authors: Zohreh Khaki, Parviz Nooshirvani, Darioush Shirani and Majid Masoudifard
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:448
  29. Lysine (Lys) is the first limiting amino acid for pigs fed corn-soybean meal diets. Three experiments were conducted to estimate the optimal standardized ileal digestible (SID) Lys requirement for growing (Exp...

    Authors: Wenxin Song, Zijuan Wu, Wenli Li, Yali Li and Huansheng Yang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:447
  30. Trace minerals are important for animal health. Mineral deficiency or excess can negatively affect immune function, wound healing, and hoof health in domestic livestock, but normal concentrations and health im...

    Authors: Steven N. Winter, Maria del Pilar Fernandez, Kyle R. Taylor and Margaret A. Wild
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:446
  31. Equine intestinal epithelial stem cells (ISCs) serve as potential targets to treat horses with severe intestinal injury. The ability to isolate and store ISCs from intestinal biopsies creates an opportunity fo...

    Authors: Amy Stieler Stewart, Cecilia R. Schaaf, Brittany Veerasammy, John M. Freund and Liara M. Gonzalez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:445
  32. The emergence and rapid spread of the acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 have confirmed that animal coronaviruses represent a potential zoonotic source. Porcine deltacoronavirus is a worldwide evolving e...

    Authors: Amina Nawal Bahoussi, Pei-Hua Wang, Pir Tariq Shah, Hongli Bu, Changxin Wu and Li Xing
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:444
  33. Little is known about the epidemic status of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in cats in Japan due to insufficiently reliable seroepidemiological analysis methods that are easy to u...

    Authors: Ichiro Imanishi, Ryota Asahina, Shunji Hayashi, Jumpei Uchiyama, Masaharu Hisasue, Masahiro Yamasaki, Yoshiteru Murata, Shigeru Morikawa, Tetsuya Mizutani and Masahiro Sakaguchi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:443
  34. Tear proteomic analysis has become an important tool in medical and veterinary research. The tear collection method could influence the tear protein profile. This study aims to evaluate the protein profiles of...

    Authors: Sudpatchara Ritchoo, Phattara-orn Havanapan, Nuanwan Phungthanom, Rucksak Rucksaken, Rattana Muikaew and Metita Sussadee
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:442
  35. In male dogs, uroepithelial cancers include invasive urothelial carcinoma (iUC) and prostate carcinoma (PCA). The inability to distinguish iUC involving the prostate from PCA results in indiscriminate clinical...

    Authors: Matthew R. Berry, Bahaa A. Fadl-Alla, Jonathan Samuelson, Thomas J. Rosol and Timothy M. Fan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:441
  36. Interferon regulatory factor 1 (IRF1) is an important transcription factor that activates the type I interferon (IFN-I) response and plays a vital role in the antiviral immune response. Although IRF1 has been ...

    Authors: Xiangqi Hao, Hui Chen, Yanchao Li, Bo Chen, Weifeng Liang, Xiangyu Xiao, Pei Zhou and Shoujun Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:440
  37. Bacterial pathogens are a great threat to fish production. Gram-negative bacteria are among the major bacterial fish pathogens and are zoonotic with the potential to infect humans. This cross-sectional study w...

    Authors: Guta Dissasa, Brook Lemma and Hassen Mamo
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:439
  38. Knowledge of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) herd infection status is important to plan appropriate control and prevention strategies for Paratuberculosis (PTB); however, in Uganda MAP infection...

    Authors: Judah Ssekitoleko, Lonzy Ojok, Saint Kizito Omala, Mohammed Elwasila Mukhtar, Kamal H. Eltom, El Sagad Eltayeb, Clovice Kankya, Magid Kisekka, Uwe Truyen, Claus-Peter Czerny, Ahmed Abd El Wahed and Julius Boniface Okuni
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:438
  39. Salmonella enterica, serovar Enteritidis (SE) is a food-borne pathogen, which can cause great threat to human health through consumption of the contaminated poultry products. Chicken is the main host of SE. The ...

    Authors: Xiuxiu Miao, Lewen Liu, Liying Liu, Geng Hu, Guixian Wu, Yuanmei Wang, Yanan Zhao, Jingchao Yang and Xianyao Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:437
  40. Intra-articular corticosteroids, such as isoflupredone acetate, are commonly used in the treatment of joint inflammation, especially in performance horses. Following administration in a non-inflamed joints blo...

    Authors: Heather K. Knych, Daniel Weiner, Linda Harrison and Daniel S. McKemie
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:436
  41. Streptoccocus suis (S. suis) is a major porcine pathogen causing meningitis, septicemia, arthritis and endocarditis. These diseases severely impair welfare of pigs. Experimental studies in pigs are important to b...

    Authors: Carolin Liedel, Leonie Mayer, Almuth Einspanier, Iris Völker, Reiner Ulrich, Karoline Rieckmann and Christoph G. Baums
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:435
  42. 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
  43. Interferon (IFN) regulatory factors (IRFs) is a kind of transcription factors, which play an important role in regulating the expression of type I IFN and related genes. In mammals, IRF6 is not relevant with I...

    Authors: Yaxin Liang, Rongrong Liu, Jiahui Zhang, Yixin Chen, Shijuan Shan, Yaoyao Zhu, Guiwen Yang and Hua Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:433
  44. Strongylid and non-strongylid nematodes are one of the most important parasites infecting equines. The traditional method to identify these nematodes is through coproscopy and fecal culture. Because of the sca...

    Authors: Moaz M. Amer, A. Y. Desouky, Nashwa M. Helmy, Ahmed M. Abdou and Sh. S. Sorour
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:432
  45. Natural feed additives play an important role in poultry production due to their safety and potential properties as an antioxidant and antimicrobial, as well as a growth stimulant. The present research was des...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Elbaz, Eman S. Ashmawy, Atif A. Salama, Abdel-Moneim Eid Abdel-Moneim, Faisal B. Badri and Hany A. Thabet
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:430
  46. 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

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