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  1. Natural service breeding is common in U.S. cow-calf operations. Diseases impacting bull reproductive performance have significant economic consequences for producers. Anaplasmosis may be an underappreciated ca...

    Authors: Anne C. Lovett, Emily J. Reppert, John R. Jaeger, Qing Kang, Macy R. Flowers, Naemi P. Bickmeier, Tippawan Anantatat, Shannon C. O’Day, Chance L. Armstrong and Kathryn E. Reif
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:381
  2. Feline calicivirus (FCV), Feline panleukopenia virus (FPV), and Feline herpesvirus type I (FHV-1) are the three most common pathogens in cats, and also are the main pathogens leading to the death of kittens. H...

    Authors: Jingfei Ye, Zhijie Li, Fei Yan Sun, Li Guo, Erkai Feng, Xue Bai and Yuening Cheng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:379
  3. Due to the complexity of ruminant digestion, cannulation of organs of the digestive tract has been carried out in order to advance the understanding of digestive physiology, nutrient degradability, gastrointes...

    Authors: Heytor Jales Gurgel, Francisco Décio de Oliveira Monteiro, João Pedro Monteiro Barroso, Loise Araújo de Sousa, Gabriela Melo Alves dos Santos, Kayan da Cunha Rossy, Verena Siqueira da Silva, Camila do Espirito Santo Fernandes, Carla Rozilene Guimarães Silva, Rodrigo dos Santos Albuquerque, Luisa Pucci Bueno Borges, Luiz Henrique Vilela Araújo, Daniele Lira dos Santos, Felipe Farias Pereira da Câmara Barros and Pedro Paulo Maia Teixeira
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:378
  4. The present study evaluated the frequency of supinator sesamoid bones (SSB) on radiography and computed tomography (CT). Interobserver agreement was evaluated in the detection of the SSBs in both methods. A co...

    Authors: Yasamin Vali, Aquilino Villamonte-Chevalier, Manon Dorny, Eberhard Ludewig, Henri van Bree and Ingrid Gielen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:377
  5. This study aimed to evaluate the ameliorative effects of dietary supplementation of local bentonite clay (BN) and distillery sludge (DS) alone and in combination on ochratoxin-A (OTA) induced toxicity in broil...

    Authors: Mian Muhammad Awais, Ujala Mehtab, Muhammad Irfan Anwar, Muhammad Raza Hameed, Masood Akhtar, Ahmad Raza, Riffat Aisha, Faqir Muhammad, Muhammad Kashif Saleemi and Ahad Fayyaz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:375
  6. Near-infrared fluorescence imaging using indocyanine green (ICG) is clinically applied to intraoperatively identify hepatic masses in humans. In addition, it is reported to be effective for assessing complete ...

    Authors: Naoki Sakurai, Kumiko Ishigaki, Kazuyuki Terai, Tatsuya Heishima, Kazuki Okada, Orie Yoshida, Yumiko Kagawa and Kazushi Asano
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:374
  7. The existing detection methods for porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) specific antibodies in serum cannot determine the infection status, thus it is necessary to establish a method for detecting PCV2 antigen. Th...

    Authors: Haojie Ding, Yu Shen, Yafan Gao, Songrui Wu, ChengZuo Xie, Hao Sun, Hongli Zhang, Hongchao Sun, Ying Shan, Jianzu Ding, Bin Zheng, Shaohong Lu and Xunhui Zhuo
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:373
  8. Animal diseases that are endemic like tsetse transmitted trypanosomosis cause the continuous expenditure of financial resources of livestock farmers and loss of productivity of livestock. Estimating the cost o...

    Authors: Daniel Kizza, Michael Ocaido, Anthony Mugisha, Rose Azuba, Sylvia Nalubwama, Sarah Nalule, Howard Onyuth, Simon Peter Musinguzi and Charles Waiswa
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:372
  9. Abnormal or stereotyped behaviours in dairy cows are common in large-scale indoor farms and are usually accompanied by high physiological stress levels. Feed tossing is an abnormal behaviour commonly seen in c...

    Authors: Fuyu Sun, Qingyao Zhao, Xiaoyang Chen, Guangyong Zhao and Xianhong Gu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:371
  10. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of COVID-19, has infected several animal species, including dogs, presumably via human-to-animal transmission. Most infected do...

    Authors: Miguel Padilla-Blanco, Santiago Vega, Luis Enjuanes, Alfonso Morey, Teresa Lorenzo, Clara Marín, Carmen Ivorra, Elisa Maiques, Vicente Rubio and Consuelo Rubio-Guerri
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:370
  11. Swine acute diarrhea syndrome coronavirus (SADS-CoV) causes acute vomiting and diarrhea in piglets, leading to significant financial losses for the pig industry. Recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) is a...

    Authors: Xiao Cong, Yujun Zhu, Xinchao Liu, Yuexiao Lian, Bihong Huang, Yinzhu Luo, Youfang Gu, Miaoli Wu and Yue Shi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:369
  12. The current diagnosis of feline carpal injuries is based on radiographic examination including stress views and computed tomography; however, these techniques do not allow for direct evaluation of the carpal l...

    Authors: Rachel M. Basa, Kenneth A. Johnson and Juan M. Podadera
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:368
  13. Infectious necrotic hepatitis (INH) is typically a disease of ruminants caused by Clostridium novyi type B. Growth of the causative agent is supported by development of an anaerobic environment within the liver. ...

    Authors: Brie Trusiano, S. Michelle Todd, Sarah Barrett, Michael Ciepluch, Alexandra Fox, Diamond McClendon, Kevin K. Lahmers, Vanessa J. Oakes, Francisco Carvallo, Virginia Corrigan and Tessa E. LeCuyer
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:366
  14. Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are a powerful disinfectant, but little information is available on their potential use as a growth promoter and the safety margin of this. In this study, 480 1-day-old Cobb chicks...

    Authors: Asmaa F. Khafaga, Moustafa M. G. Fouda, Ali B. Alwan, Nader R. Abdelsalam, Ayman E. Taha, Mustafa S. Atta and Waleed M. Dosoky
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:365
  15. Selecting American mink (Neovison vison) for tolerance to Aleutian mink disease virus (AMDV) has gained popularity in recent years, but data on the outcomes of this activity are scant. The objectives of this stud...

    Authors: A. Hossain Farid, Irshad Hussain, Priyanka P. Rupasinghe, Jancy Stephen and Irin Arju
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:364
  16. It has been proposed that childhood vaccines in high-mortality populations may have substantial impacts on mortality rates that are not explained by the prevention of targeted diseases, nor conversely by typic...

    Authors: Darryn L. Knobel, Anne Conan, Felix N. Toka, Sintayehu M. Arega, Charles Byaruhanga, Eric Ogola, Erick M. O. Muok, Jan E. Crafford, Andrew L. Leisewitz, Melvyn Quan and Mary Anna Thrall
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:363
  17. Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a major animal health hazard in many countries throughout the world, caused by bovine herpesvirus-1 (BoHV-1). The study’s goal was to evaluate the prevalence of BoHV-1 s...

    Authors: Abdelfattah Selim, Salma Shoulah, Roua A. Alsubki, Fatima M. Albohairy, Kotb A. Attia and Itoh Kimiko
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:362
  18. Few studies have molecularly characterized the potential zoonotic protozoa, Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in sheep and goats in China, therefore total 472 fecal samples were...

    Authors: Penglin Wang, Ling Zheng, Linke Liu, Fuchang Yu, Yichen Jian, Rongjun Wang, Sumei Zhang, Longxian Zhang, Changshen Ning and Fuchun Jian
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:361
  19. In camels, nasopharyngeal myiasis is caused by the larvae of Cephalopina titillator, which parasitize the tissues of nasal and paranasal sinuses, pharynx, and larynx. C. titillator infestation adversely affects t...

    Authors: Huaibing Yao, Mengli Liu, Wanpeng Ma, Haitao Yue, Zhanqiang Su, Ruiqi Song, Qiang Ma, Ling Li, Zhuangyuan Wu, Yingjun Ma, Gangliang Chen, Baojiang Chen and Jie Yang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:360
  20. Serum Amyloid A (SAA) is a major acute phase protein in cats, increasing rapidly in response to various inflammatory diseases. An automated latex-enhanced immunoturbidimetric assay for human SAA (LZ-SAA, Eiken...

    Authors: Elspeth M. Waugh, Hayley Haining, James Harvie, Alison E. Ridyard and P. David Eckersall
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:359
  21. Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is an economically crucial respiratory disease of poultry that affects the industry worldwide. Vaccination is the principal tool in the control of the disease outbreak. In an...

    Authors: Mohamed El-Saied, Magdy M. El-Mahdy, Mahmoud Bayoumi, Reem A. Soliman, Marwa. F. Elsayed, Ezz El-Din Sakr, Mostafa Bastami, Munir M. El-Safty and Mohamed Shaalan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:358
  22. Pregnancy, parturition, and the onset of lactation represent an enormous physiological and hormonal challenge to the homeostasis of dairy animals, being a risk for their health and reproduction. Thus, as a par...

    Authors: Navid Ghavipanje, Mohammad Hasan Fathi Nasri, Seyyed Homayoun Farhangfar, Seyyed Ehsan Ghiasi and Einar Vargas-Bello-Pérez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:357
  23. In recent years, researchers have become increasingly interested in developing natural feed additives that can stabilize ruminal pH and thus prevent or eliminate the risk of severe subacute rumen acidosis. Her...

    Authors: Mariam G. Ahmed, Adham A. Al-Sagheer, Samir Z. El-Zarkouny and Eman A. Elwakeel
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:356
  24. Circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) are described as promising non-invasive biomarkers for diagnostics and therapeutics. Human studies have shown that haemolysis occurring during blood collection or due to improper...

    Authors: Matias Aguilera-Rojas, Soroush Sharbati, Torsten Stein, Mario Candela Andrade, Barbara Kohn and Ralf Einspanier
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:355
  25. This study evaluated the modulatory effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO-NPs) supplementations on the productive performance, blood biochemistry, carcass criteria, and meat quality of White New Zealand rab...

    Authors: Ahmed A. A. Abdel-Wareth, Shimaa A. Amer, Muhammad Mobashar and Hazem G. M. El-Sayed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:354
  26. Respiratory diseases are among the most common and expensive to treat diseases in camels with a great economic impact on camel health, welfare, and production. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) has been prov...

    Authors: Turke Shawaf, Hans-Joachim Schuberth and Jamal Hussen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:353
  27. Tuberculosis (TB) due to Mycobacterium caprae is endemic in goat herds and free-ranging wild boars in Spain, causing infections in other livestock or wild animals to a lesser extent. TB infection in foxes is infr...

    Authors: Bernat Pérez de Val, Claudia Perea, Josep Estruch, Carlos Solano-Manrique, Carles Riera, Albert Sanz, Enric Vidal and Roser Velarde
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:352
  28. In people, the cardiovascular effects of obesity include systemic hypertension, cardiac remodelling and both systolic and diastolic dysfunction, whilst weight reduction can reverse myocardial remodelling and r...

    Authors: C. Partington, H. Hodgkiss-Geere, G. R. T. Woods, J. Dukes-McEwan, J. Flanagan, V. Biourge and A. J. German
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:351
  29. OvSynch is a hormonal protocol for synchronization of estrus and use of artificial insemination (AI) at an optimal time without adverse effects on the ovaries or uterus. This study investigated the use of noni...

    Authors: Heba A. Sharawy, AbdelRaouf O. Hegab, Engy F. Risha, Mohamed El-Adl, Walid T. Soliman, Mohamed A. Gohar, Reham A. Fahmy, Virginia M. Farag, Kazuhiko Imakawa, Fuller W. Bazer, Daniela James, Adel Zaghloul, Abdelnasser A. Abdalla, Mariam M. Rabie and Mohammed A. Elmetwally
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:350
  30. Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) is a positive-sense RNA virus of the family of the picornaviridæ that is responsible for one of the livestock diseases with the highest economic impact, the Foot-and-Mouth D...

    Authors: Jean Claude Udahemuka, Gabriel Aboge, George Obiero, Angélique Ingabire, Natasha Beeton, Evodie Uwibambe and Phiyani Lebea
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:349
  31. Atypical porcine pestivirus (APPV) is a neurotropic virus associated with congenital tremor type A-II. A few experimental studies also indicate an association between APPV and splay leg. The overarching aim of...

    Authors: Hedvig Stenberg, Stina Hellman, Lisa Lindström, Magdalena Jacobson, Caroline Fossum, Juliette Hayer and Maja Malmberg
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:348
  32. Cottonseed meal (CSM), a relatively rich source of protein and amino acids, is used as an inexpensive alternative to soybean meal (SBM) in poultry diets. However, the toxicity of free gossypol in CSM has been ...

    Authors: Jun Yu, Zhengfeng Yang, Haiming Yang and Zhiyue Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:347
  33. The viscoelastic coagulation monitor (VCM Vet) is a novel, portable device that provides a global assessment of hemostasis. The study aims were to evaluate serial viscoelastic analysis during the perianestheti...

    Authors: Wen H. Wang, Alex M. Lynch, Julie A. Balko, Daniel J. Duffy, James B. Robertson and Lysa P. Posner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:346
  34. Bacteria deliver effector proteins into the host cell via a secretory system that can directly act on the target to cause disease. As an important pipeline structural protein of the type VI secretion system (T...

    Authors: Xiangjun Song, Zhe Chen, Ziqi Li, Xiaoru Wang, Manman Hou, Ying Shao, Jian Tu and Kezong Qi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:344
  35. Sheep pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) is a contagious lung cancer of sheep caused by the Jaagsiekte retrovirus (JSRV). OPA typically has a serious economic impact worldwide. A vaccine has yet to be developed, e...

    Authors: Nuha Amin Mahmoud, Abdelmajeed M. Elshafei and Yassir A. Almofti
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:343
  36. The success of workplace clinical training (WCT) is important given that veterinary students are licensed to work independently upon graduation. Considering this, it is perhaps surprising that there is limited...

    Authors: Jennifer Routh, Sharmini Julita Paramasivam, Peter Cockcroft, Vishna Devi Nadarajah and Kamalan Jeevaratnam
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:340
  37. Bovine rotavirus A (BRVA) is considered to be the most common pathogen of severe diarrhea in cattle worldwide, which could lead to the death of newborn calves and cause the significant economic losses to the c...

    Authors: Yuelin Liu, Libing Liu, Jinfeng Wang, Xiaoxia Sun, Yaxin Gao, Wanzhe Yuan, Jianchang Wang and Ruiwen Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:339
  38. The conventional feeding management of horses is still characterized by high starch and low fibre diets, which can negatively affect horse’s gastrointestinal health. Thus, the aim of this study was to compare ...

    Authors: Elena Colombino, Federica Raspa, Maria Perotti, Domenico Bergero, Ingrid Vervuert, Emanuela Valle and Maria Teresa Capucchio
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:338
  39. Milk provides energy as well as the basic nutrients required by the body. In particular, milk is beneficial for bone growth and development in children. Based on scientific evidence, cattle milk is an excellen...

    Authors: Rajesh Kumar Pathak, Byeonghwi Lim, Do-Young Kim and Jun-Mo Kim
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:337
  40. Cryptosporidium species are zoonotic protozoan parasites responsible for gastroenteritis in various animals and humans. The diagnosis of Cryptosporidium presents many challenges. This research attempted to match ...

    Authors: Nadra-Elwgoud M. I. Abdou, Maha S. AlAzemi, Mohammed T. Al-Sayegh and Qais A. H. Majeed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:336
  41. Toxoplasma is an obligate intracellular protozoan that causes an important zoonotic disease with a worldwide distribution. Felids are the definitive hosts of this parasite, while virtually all warm-blooded anima...

    Authors: Ru-Min Liu, Wei-Hsiang Huang, Shang-Lin Wang, Sin-Ling Wang, Pei-Yun Huang, Chen-Yeh Lien, Yen-Hsueh Lai, Pao-Jung Wang, Li-Hsin Wu and Albert Taiching Liao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:335
  42. Alpha-chloralose (AC) is a compound known to be toxic to various animal species and humans. In 2018 and 2019 an increase in suspected cases of AC poisoning in cats related to the use of AC as a rodenticide was...

    Authors: Ulrika Windahl, Annica Tevell Åberg, Fedor Kryuchkov, Sandra Lundgren, Cecilia Tegner, Kristoffer Dreimanis, Sanna Koivisto, Outi Simola, Morten Sandvik and Aksel Bernhoft
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:334
  43. Swine are considered a major source of foodborne salmonellosis, a public health issue further complicated by the circulation of multidrug-resistant Salmonella strains that threaten the safety of the food chain. T...

    Authors: Kendy Tzu-yun Teng, Marc Aerts, Stijn Jaspers, Maria Ugarte-Ruiz, Miguel A. Moreno, Jose Luis Saez, Soledad Collado, Cristina de Frutos, Lucas Dominguez and Julio Alvarez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:333
  44. Agriculture in general, and livestock production in particular, serve as a livelihood source for many people in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). In many settings, lack of control of infectious diseases hampers livest...

    Authors: Francis Sena Nuvey, Jalil Arkoazi, Jan Hattendorf, Gloria Ivy Mensah, Kennedy Kwasi Addo, Günther Fink, Jakob Zinsstag and Bassirou Bonfoh
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:332
  45. Toxoplasma gondii infects almost all warm-blooded animals, and cats play a crucial role in the epidemiology of T. gondii as the definitive host. Despite sporadic reports on the seroprevalence of T. gondii in dome...

    Authors: Ningbo Xia, Nuo Ji, Longjiao Li, Yuan Huang, Congshan Yang, Xuefang Guo, Qinghong Guo, Bang Shen, Lihua Xiao and Yaoyu Feng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:331

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