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  1. Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disruption observed in utero that adversely affects fetal growth and maturation leading to long-term impacts on health; however, the exact molecular mechanisms by which these ...

    Authors: Alyssa A. Smith, Alexa Vesey, Caden Helfrich and J. Alex Pasternak
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:268
  2. Neurological inherited disorders are rare in domestic animals. Cerebellar cortical degeneration remains amongst the most common of these disorders. The condition is defined as the premature loss of fully diffe...

    Authors: Céline Giron, Pierre Hélie, Joane Parent, Mathieu Boutin and Guillaume St-Jean
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:263
  3. In recent years, anthropogenic activities have released heavy metals and polluted the aquatic environment. This study investigated the ability of the silica-stabilized magnetite (Si-M) nanocomposite materials ...

    Authors: Hanan S. Khalefa, Huda O. AbuBakr, Samira H. Aljuaydi, Yousra H. Kotp, Asmaa K. Al-Mokaddem and Dalia A. Abdel-moneam
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:262
  4. Digital dermatitis (DD) is a contagious bovine foot disease causing reduced animal welfare and negative economic consequences for the farmer. Treponema spp. are the most important causative agents. Studies indica...

    Authors: Lina Ahlén, Ingrid Hunter Holmøy, Åse Margrethe Sogstad, Tim Kåre Jensen, Sara Frosth, Anna Rosander and Terje Fjeldaas
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:261
  5. Tick-borne diseases cause economically significant losses to animal production globally, and anaplasmosis and theileriosis are associated with the greatest losses. However, the spread of the relevant pathogens...

    Authors: Hassan Y. A. H. Mahmoud, Tetsuya Tanaka, Alsagher O. Ali and Walaa F. A. Emeish
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:260
  6. The health of calves has a significant impact on the production of cows and livestock. Some desert plants have pharmacological importance, as they can be used to reduce antibiotic resistance. Our hypothesis is...

    Authors: Sahar A. Allam, Sara M. Elnomrosy and Samy M. Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:259
  7. Senecavirus A (SVA), identified in 2002, is known to cause porcine idiopathic vesicular disease (PIVD), which presents with symptoms resembling other vesicular diseases. This similarity complicates field diagn...

    Authors: Wei He, Kai Liao, Ruixue Li, Wanqing Peng, Bingxu Qian, Dexin Zeng, Fang Tang, Feng Xue, Yong Sam Jung and Jianjun Dai
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:258
  8. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is nowadays a major emerging challenge for public health worldwide. The over- and misuse of antibiotics, including those for cell culture, are promoting AMR while also encouragin...

    Authors: Jose Luis Ros-Santaella, Pavel Nový, Maria Scaringi and Eliana Pintus
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:257
  9. Acetamiprid (ACDP) is a widely used neonicotinoid insecticide that is popular for its efficacy in controlling fleas in domestic settings and for pets. Our study aims to offer a comprehensive examination of the...

    Authors: Ahmed A. A. Aioub, Sameh A. Abdelnour, Ahmed S. Hashem, Mohamed Maher, Sarah I. Z. Abdel-Wahab, Lamya Ahmed Alkeridis, Mustafa Shukry, Samy M. Sayed and Ahmed E. A. Elsobki
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:256
  10. Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus 2 (PRRSV-2) infection during late gestation substantially lowers fetal viability and survival. In a previous genome-wide association study, a single nucleoti...

    Authors: Haesu Ko, J. Alex Pasternak, Margaret K. Mulligan, Glenn Hamonic, Naresh Ramesh, Daniel J. MacPhee, Graham S. Plastow and John C. S. Harding
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:255
  11. When inhalant anesthetic equipment is not available or during upper airway surgery, intravenous infusion of one or more drugs are commonly used to induce and/or maintain general anesthesia. Total intravenous a...

    Authors: Arghavan Mofidi and Nasser Vesal
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:253
  12. The insulin/insulin-like signalling (IIS) pathway is common in mammals and invertebrates, and the IIS pathway is unknown in Fasciola gigantica. In the present study, the IIS pathway was reconstructed in F. gigant...

    Authors: Dongqi Wu, Yuqing Yang, Yankun Yang, Liang Li, Shishi Fu, Lei Wang, Li Tan, Xiuhong Lu, Weiyu Zhang and Wenda Di
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:252
  13. The study was conducted to evaluate the influence of theophylline pre-treatment on serum pharmacokinetics and milk elimination of tylosin following single intramuscular (IM) administrations in lactating goats.

    Authors: Fatma Sayed EL-Tareef, Khaled Abo-EL-Sooud, Mohamed Karmi and Ahmed Hafez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:251
  14. Buffalo spermatozoa have a distinct membrane structure that makes them more vulnerable to cryopreservation, resulting in lower-quality post-thawed sperm. This decreases the success rate of artificial inseminat...

    Authors: Maha S. Salama, Mohey A. Ashour, Ehab S. Taher, Fatema Rashed, Ibrahim M. Ibrahim, Mohammad El-Nablaway, Ateya Megahed Ibrahim, Ostan Mihaela, Rada Olga, Nourelhuda A. Mohammed, Ahmed Abdeen and Mustafa Shukry
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:250
  15. Intramammary infection is the result of invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in the mammary gland and commonly leads to mastitis in dairy animals. Although much has been done to improve cows’ udder he...

    Authors: Silvia Magro, Elena Visentin, Angela Costa, Mauro Penasa, Filippo Cendron, Paolo Moroni, Elena Chiarin, Martino Cassandro, Matteo Santinello and Massimo De Marchi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:249
  16. Periodontal diseases are the most frequently diagnosed problem in cats. It has been well-established that periodontal diseases could not only cause various oral health issues but could also contribute to syste...

    Authors: Hamidreza Moosavian, Marzie Gholikhani, Iraj Ashrafi Tamai and Mahsa Fazli
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:248
  17. Staphylococcus aureus can colonize and infect a variety of animal species. In dairy herds, it is one of the leading causes of mastitis cases. The objective of this study was to characterize the S. aureus isolates...

    Authors: Yacine Titouche, Madjid Akkou, Yasmina Djaoui, Donia Mechoub, Abdelhak Fatihi, Allelen Campaña-Burguet, Pascal Bouchez, Laurence Bouhier, Karim Houali, Carmen Torres, Yacine Nia and Jacques-Antoine Hennekinne
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:247
  18. Reducing production costs while producing high-quality livestock and poultry products is an ongoing concern in the livestock industry. The addition of oil to livestock and poultry diets can enhance feed palata...

    Authors: Yuxuan Wang, Dewei Zeng, Limin Wei, Jingshen Chen, Hongyi Li, Lijun Wen, Guangming Huang, Zhenqing Dai, Junyi Luo, Jiajie Sun, Qianyun Xi, Yongliang Zhang and Ting Chen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:246
  19. The utilization of live yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae, YE) in dairy cows is gaining traction in dairy production as a potential strategy to improve feed efficiency and milk yield. However, the effects of YE on ...

    Authors: Qian Zhang, Lifeng Ma, Xiaoqing Zhang, Hao Jia, Tana, Yu Guo, Jize Zhang and Jianlong Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:245
  20. Fowl adenovirus-4 is a causative agent of hydropericardium hepatitis syndrome (HHS) in chickens and has been frequently reported from many countries. Fowl adenoviruses cause severe disease and mortality in bro...

    Authors: Erhan Bayraktar, Ozge Aydin, Hasan Emre Tali, Semaha Gul Yilmaz, Aysun Yilmaz, Nuri Turan, Ozge Erdogan Bamac, Akay Ozturk, Altug Erdem, Metin Kelleci, Jean-Remy Sadeyen, Pengxiang Chang, Huseyin Yilmaz and Munir Iqbal
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:244
  21. The liver-expressed antimicrobial peptide 2 (LEAP2) plays a pivotal role in the host’s immune response against pathogenic microorganisms. Numerous such antimicrobial peptides have recently been shown to mitiga...

    Authors: Ci-Gang Yu, Li Ma, Di-Ni Zhang, Yue Ma, Chang-Yong Wang and Jie Chen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:243
  22. ATPase activity and the antioxidant function of intestinal tissue can reflect intestinal cell metabolic activity and oxidative damage, which might be related to intestinal function. However, the specific influ...

    Authors: Zhanyu Chen, Guoxiu Wang, Weimin Wang, Xiaojuan Wang, Yongliang Huang, Jiale Jia, Qihao Gao, Haoyu Xu, Lijuan He, Yunfei Xu, Zhen Liu, Jinlin Sun and Chong Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:242
  23. Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is a serious pathogen in pigs. The abundant application of antibiotics has resulted in the gradual emergence of drugresistant bacteria, which has seriously affected treatment of di...

    Authors: Hongjuan Wang, Chengshui Liao, Ke Ding, Longfei Zhang and Lei Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:241
  24. Trichuris spp. (whipworms) are soil-transmitted helminths distributed worldwide, parasitizing several mammalian hosts such as ruminants, primates, and rodents. Trichuris spp. is one of the most common intestinal ...

    Authors: Badawy I. B. Ismail, Mahmoud A. El-Seify, Reda E. Khalafalla, Shimaa S. Sorour, Khaled Sultan and Nagwa M. Elhawary
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:240
  25. Neutering dogs is a widespread method and is carried out for various behavioural and husbandry reasons. This study’s main objective is to investigate the behavioural correlations between neutering and the bree...

    Authors: C.A. Kolkmeyer, J. Baum, N. Warlich-Zach and U. Gansloßer
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:238
  26. Dromedaries’ normal heart architecture and size have not been adequately examined utilizing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and topographic anatomy.

    Authors: Mohamed Aref, Heba El-Zahar, Ahmed S. Mandour, Hanan H. Abd-Elhafeez, Mohsen. A Khormi, Mervat A. AbdRabou and Ahmed Abdelbaset-Ismail
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:237
  27. The chicken’s inflammatory response is an essential part of the bird’s response to infection. A single dose of Escherichia coli (E. coli) lipopolysaccharide (LPS) endotoxin can activate the acute phase response (...

    Authors: Francesca Riva, Peter D. Eckersall, Christopher C. Chadwick, Laura C. Chadwick, Dorothy E. F. McKeegan, Jorge Peinado-Izaguerri, Geert Bruggeman, David Hermans, Mark McLaughlin and Maureen Bain
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:236
  28. This study investigates the genetic characteristics of Capillaria isolates from the infected fish, Bagrus bajad, and their relation to human Capillaria philippinensis using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD-...

    Authors: Salwa Mahmoud Abd-Elrahman, Salma M. Abdel-Rahman, Hanaa Y. Bakir, Ragaa A. Othman, Abeer A. Khedr, Mervat M. Khalifa and Sara S. Abdel-Hakeem
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:235
  29. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important opportunistic pathogen in dogs and cats and is resistant to several antimicrobial drugs; however, data on the clonal distribution of P. aeruginosa in veterinary hospital are...

    Authors: Arunee Jangsangthong, Kittitat Lugsomya, Sukanya Apiratwarrasakul and Nathita Phumthanakorn
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:234
  30. Canine mammary gland tumors (MGT) have a poor prognosis in intact female canines, posing a clinical challenge. This study aimed to establish novel canine mammary cancer cell lines from primary tumors and chara...

    Authors: Seo-Young Park, Yeong-Bin Baek, Chan-Ho Lee, Hyun-Jin Kim, Hwang-Phill Kim, Young-Jun Jeon, Jung Eun Song, Su-Bin Jung, Hyo-Jin Kim, Kyeong-Seo Moon, Sang-Ik Park, Chang-Min Lee and Sung-Hak Kim
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:233
  31. Human fishing activities have significantly affect environmental concern for marine ecosystems, conservation of marine mammals, and human health. Coastal cetaceans are highly vulnerable to ingestion of fishing...

    Authors: Sung Bin Lee, Adams Hei Long Yuen, Sunmin Kim, Won Joon Jung, Do-Gyun Kim, Sang Wha Kim, Young Min Lee, Dasol Park, Han Seok Cho, Cherry Tsz Ching Poon, Sang Guen Kim, Sib Sankar Giri, Su Jin Jo, Jae Hong Park, Mae Hyun Hwang, Eun Jae Park…
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:232
  32. Moringa oleifera, a well-known medicinal plant, has been used in aquafeed as a dietary supplement. Based on previous studies, insufficient research is available on the dietary supplementation of Nile tilapia with...

    Authors: Asmaa A. M. A. Nassar, Ahlam Abd El-Aziz Gharib, Sarah Yousef Abdelgalil, Hossam M. AbdAllah and Gamal A. Elmowalid
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:231
  33. Piggery production is highly constrained by diseases, with diarrhoea in piglets being a major cause of economic losses to smallholder farmers in Uganda. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is thought to be on...

    Authors: Margaret Tusiime, Frank. N. Mwiine, Mathias Afayoa, Steven Arojjo and Joseph Erume
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:230
  34. A thorough understanding of lameness prevalence is essential for evaluating the impact of this condition on the dairy industry and assessing the effectiveness of preventive strategies designed to minimize its ...

    Authors: Priyanka Patoliya, Mukund A. Kataktalware, Kathan Raval, Letha Devi G., Muniandy Sivaram, Selladurai Praveen, Priyanka Meena, Sakhtivel Jeyakumar, Anjumoni Mech and Kerekoppa P. Ramesha
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:229
  35. Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a severe human neuroinfection caused by TBE virus (TBEV). TBEV is transmitted by tick bites and by the consumption of unpasteurized dairy products from infected asymptomatic ru...

    Authors: Laure Mathews-Martin, Gaëlle Gonzalez, Nolwenn M. Dheilly, Rayane Amaral-Moraes, Marine Dumarest, Teheipuaura Helle, Camille Migne, Christophe Caillot, Sandrine A. Lacour, Sylvie Pérelle, Cécile Beck, Raphaëlle Metras and Laure Bournez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:228
  36. Pamidronate is used for the treatment of hypercalcemia. However, a rare but potential adverse event of pamidronate treatment is hypocalcemia. This report describes an unusual case of severe, irreversible hypoc...

    Authors: Ye-In Oh, Ju-Hyun An, Ga-Hyun Lim, Su-Min Park, Tae-Hee Kim, Kyoung-Won Seo and Hwa-Young Youn
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:227
  37. The recognition of pain is a major problem in cattle, as they are stoic animals which strongly mask their pain. Among objective parameters to assess pain in cattle is substance P (SP), a neurotransmitter which...

    Authors: Anna Landinger, Yury Zablotski, Gabriela Knubben-Schweizer and Theresa Tschoner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:226
  38. Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) is a world organization for animal health (WOAH) notifiable and economically important transboundary, highly communicable viral disease of small ruminants. PPR virus (PPRV) bel...

    Authors: Munibullah, Yanmin Li, Kainat Munib, Zhixiong Zhang and Zhidong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:225
  39. The placebo response is a common phenomenon. Limited evidence is available about its magnitude in canine epilepsy trials, even though it can significantly influence the efficacy evaluation of new treatments. I...

    Authors: Teresa Schmidt, Nina Meyerhoff, Sebastian Meller, Friederike Twele, Marios Charalambous, Benjamin A. Berk, Tsz H. Law, Rowena M. A. Packer, Brian Zanghi, Yuanlong Pan, Andrea Fischer and Holger A. Volk
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:224
  40. Common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) are widely used as primate experimental models in biomedical research. Duodenal dilation with chronic vomiting in captive common marmosets is a recently described life-threat...

    Authors: Shinpei Kawarai, Yasuhiro Sakai, Atsushi Iriki and Yumiko Yamazaki
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:223

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:254

  41. Biomedtrix BFX® cementless total hip replacement (THR) requires the use of femoral broaches to prepare a press-fit envelope within the femur for subsequent stem insertion. Current broaches contain teeth that crus...

    Authors: Zachary T. Lawson, Danielle L. Hollenbeck, Catrina J. Silveira, Michael R. Moreno, Andrew B. Robbins and W. Brian Saunders
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:222

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:264

  42. Limited studies are available on vitamin D supplementation in dogs. This study evaluates the effect of a commercial vitamin D3 supplement on serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D as well as selected biochemical and hemat...

    Authors: Reza Gholipour Shahraki, Tahoora Shomali, Mahnaz Taherianfard, Nooshin Derakhshandeh, Saeed Nazifi and Ebrahim Abhaji
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:221
  43. The study aimed to assess the effects of water salinity on the sperm parameters, levels of cortisol, LH, FSH, testosterone and antioxidants as well as the testes’ histopathology in Barki rams. Fifteen healthy ...

    Authors: Rasha S. Mohamed, Ragab H Mohamed, Axel Wehrend, Enas A. Tahoun and Hassan A. Hussein
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:219
  44. Commercial tobramycin ophthalmic solution is frequently used empirically to treat ocular disorders in equines, despite being primarily formulated for use in humans. It has been noted that tobramycin MIC90 conc...

    Authors: Ahmed Ibrahim, Mohamed A. A. Abd-Elrasoul and Mahmoud S. Sabra
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:218
  45. It has been reported that capacitive resistive electric transfer (CRET) increases blood circulation, hemoglobin oxygenation and temperature in muscles. The attributed benefits of these changes have been linked...

    Authors: David Argüelles, Aritz Saitua, Raquel Miraz, Natalie Calle-González, Francisco Requena, Irene Nocera, Valentina Vitale, Micaela Sgorbini and Ana Muñoz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:217
  46. In this study, we investigated the prevalence of respiratory viruses in four Hybrid Converter Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) farms in Egypt. The infected birds displayed severe respiratory signs, accompanied by ...

    Authors: Shady Shalaby, Walaa Awadin, Rashid Manzoor, Reham Karam, Mahmoud Mohamadin, Sanaa Salem and Ahmed El-Shaieb
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:216

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