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  1. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, domestic and wild carnivores represent a significant driver for the transmission and ecology of zoonotic pathogens, especially those of parasitic aetiology. Nevertheless, there is no...

    Authors: Jasmin Omeragić, Naida Kapo, Vedad Škapur, Ćazim Crnkić, Šejla Goletić, Adis Softić and Teufik Goletić
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:117
  2. Millions of working equids provide socio-economic support for many low-income communities worldwide. With the prevalence of harness-related wounds reported as higher than 60%, this study aims to describe the e...

    Authors: Mathilde S. Merridale-Punter, Belay Elias, Abel L. Wodajo, Charles M. El-Hage, Hanna Zewdu, Reta Tesfaye, Gizachew Hailegebreal, Teshale Sori, Anke K. Wiethoelter and Peta L. Hitchens
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:113
  3. The present study evaluated the effect of two categories of feed additives on chicken performance through immunological and intestinal histo-morphometric measurements. A total of 150 one-day-old male broiler c...

    Authors: Yehia El-Sayed, Waleed Khalil, Nada Fayez and Abdel-Fattah Mohamed Abdel-Fattah
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:112
  4. At present, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) caused by the PRRS virus (PRRSV) is one of the most severe epidemics impacting pig farming globally. Despite the fact that a number of studies h...

    Authors: Chaiwat Arjin, Surat Hongsibsong, Kidsadagon Pringproa, Warintorn Ruksiriwanich, Chompunut Lumsangkul, Jirapat Arunorat, Phongsakorn Chuammitri, Mintra Seel-audom, Sarana Rose Sommano and Korawan Sringarm
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:111
  5. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common condition in veterinary medicine that is difficult to manage.Veterinary regenerative therapy based on adipose mesenchymal stem cells seem to be an effective strategy fo...

    Authors: Wenkang Jiang, Huina Luo, Mingming Zhao, Quanbao Fan, Cailing Ye, Xingying Li, Jing He, Jianyi Lai, Shi He, Wojun Chen, Weihang Xian, Shengfeng Chen, Zhisheng Chen, Dongsheng Li, Ruiai Chen and Bingyun Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:110
  6. Endometritis is a common bovine postpartum disease. Rapid endometrial repair is beneficial for forming natural defense barriers and lets cows enter the next breeding cycle as soon as possible. Selenium (Se) is...

    Authors: Hanqing Li, Heng Wang, Luying Cui, Kangjun Liu, Long Guo, Jianji Li and Junsheng Dong
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:109
  7. Camel milk and silymarin have many different beneficial effects on several animal species. Meanwhile, Aflatoxins are mycotoxins with extraordinary potency that pose major health risks to several animal species...

    Authors: Nahla H. Hassaneen, Shabaan A. Hemeda, Abeer F. El Nahas, Sabreen E. Fadl and Eman M. El-diasty
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:108
  8. Feed supplements, including essential trace elements are believed to play an important role in augmenting fish immune response. In this context, selenium nanoparticles (SeNPs) in fish diets via a green biosynt...

    Authors: Eman Zahran, Samia Elbahnaswy, Fatma Ahmed, Engy Risha, Abdallah Tageldein Mansour, Arwa sultan Alqahtani, Walaa Awadin and Mahmoud G. El Sebaei
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:107
  9. Feline herpesvirus type 1 (FHV) and Feline calicivirus (FCV) are the primary co-infecting pathogens that cause upper respiratory tract disease in cats. However, there are currently no visual detection assays a...

    Authors: Fumei Jiang, Yunjia Liu, Xiaonong Yang, Yan Li and Jian Huang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:106
  10. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of salt addition on the skin gene expression of Mucin, Antimicrobial peptides, cortisol, and glucose in Oreochromis niloticus after 5-hour transportation in wat...

    Authors: Heba Naeim Sadek Hana, Mohamed Abd El Aziz Ahmed Abd El Galil, Mohamed Abd Allah Mousa, Rasha S. B. El-Lateif and Arafah M. Emam
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:105
  11. members of the genus Sarcocystis are intracellular obligate protozoan parasites classified within the phylum Apicomplexa and have an obligate heteroxenous life cycle involving two hosts. A more comprehensive unde...

    Authors: Nahla HE. M. Ahmed, Ahmed Ghallab, Mohamed Shaalan, Mahmoud Saied and Eman Sayed Mohammed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:104
  12. Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serovar abortus equi (S. abortus equi) is one of the main pathogens that causes abortion in pregnant horses and donkeys, which was highly infectious and greatly restricts t...

    Authors: Zhanhai Mai, Han Fu, Ronghao Miao, Chong Lu, Xiaosong Zhang, Ziwen Yuan, Peng Ji, Yongli Hua, Chen Wang, Yuhui Ma, Haifeng Deng and Yanming Wei
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:103
  13. Effective therapy for many infections is becoming difficult due to the evolutionary development of drug resistance, and hence, the development of alternative treatment options mainly from herbs is crucial. The...

    Authors: Ayechew Yetayeh Emiru, Fekadu Regassa, Bojia Endebu Duguma, Asmamaw Kassaye and Belay Desyebelew
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:102
  14. Nutrition has a primary role for optimum expression of genetic potential, and most of the farmers have limited resources of green fodder. Hence, a fat-soluble vitamin, especially vitamin A and E and trace elem...

    Authors: Ahmed El-Sayed, Eman Ebissy, Ragab Mohamed and Ahmed Ateya
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:101
  15. Salmonella enteritidis (SE) is a major zoonotic pathogen and causes infections in a variety of hosts. The development of novel vaccines for SE is necessary to eradicate this pathogen. Genetically engineered atten...

    Authors: Lu Zhang, Tonglei Wu, Fengjie Wang, Wan Liu, Guixin Zhao, Yanying Zhang, Zhiqiang Zhang and Qiumei Shi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:100
  16. The aim of the present study was to examine donkey sperm quality after intratesticular injection of hypertonic mannitol (HM) and saline (HS).

    Authors: Mohammadreza Baqerkhani, Ali Soleimanzadeh and Rahim Mohammadi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:99
  17. Saidi sheep are the most abundant ruminant livestock species in Upper Egypt, especially in the Assiut governorate. Sheep are one of the most abundant animals raised for food in Egypt. They can convert low-qual...

    Authors: Mahmoud Abd-Elkareem, M. A. Khormi, Ragab Hassan Mohamed, Fatma Ali and Mervat S. Hassan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:98
  18. Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia [CBPP] is a transboundary animal disease of cattle caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides [Mmm]. CBPP causes severe economic losses to livestock producers in sub-Saharan A...

    Authors: Robert Tweyongyere, Joseph Nkamwesiga, Patrick Etiang, Israel Mugezi, Henry Wamala, Auther Tamale Wasswa, Maureen Kamusiime, Solomon Ainebyoona, Harriet Abizera, Frank Norbert Mwiine and Dennis Muhanguzi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:97
  19. We investigated breed and gender variations in the compositions of long-chain (≥ C20) omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC omega-3 PUFA), fat melting point (FMP) and intramuscular fat (IMF) contents in biop...

    Authors: John Roger Otto, Felista Waithira Mwangi, Shedrach Benjamin Pewan, Oyelola Abdulwasiu Adegboye and Aduli Enoch Othniel Malau-Aduli
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:95
  20. Pasteurella multocida type A (PmA) mainly causes respiratory diseases such as pneumonia in bovines, leading to great economic losses to the breeding industry. At present, there is still no effective commercial va...

    Authors: Fang He, Pan Xiong, Huihui Zhang, Liu Yang, Yangyang Qiu, Pan Li, Guangfu Zhao, Nengzhang Li and Yuanyi Peng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:94
  21. Bacteriophages are prokaryotic viruses that rank among the most abundant microbes in the gut but remain among the least understood, especially in quails. In this study, we surveyed the gut bacteriophage commun...

    Authors: Xinwei Xiong, Jishang Gong, Tian Lu, Liuying Yuan, Yuehang Lan and Xutang Tu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:93
  22. With long-term research on the reproductive ability of Qianbei Ma goat, we found that the puberty of the male goats comes at the age of 3 months and reaches sexual maturity at 4 months,the male goats are ident...

    Authors: Jiajing Chen, Xiang Chen, Wei Guo, Wen Tang, Yuan Zhang, Xingzhou Tian and Yue Zou
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:92
  23. Application of a virus-like particle (VLP) as a nanocontainer to encapsulate double stranded (ds)RNA to control viral infection in shrimp aquaculture has been extensively reported. In this study, we aimed at i...

    Authors: Itsares Muikham, Orawan Thongsum, Somkid Jaranathummakul, Atthaboon Wathammawut, Charoonroj Chotwiwatthanakun, Pitchanee Jariyapong and Wattana Weerachatyanukul
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:91
  24. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition that primarily manifests as demyelination of neuronal axons in the central nervous system, due to the loss or attack of oligodendroglia cells that form myelin. St...

    Authors: Ahmed N. Abdallah, Ashraf A. Shamaa, Omar S. El-Tookhy and Mohamed M. Bahr
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:90
  25. In this study, the protective immunity and immunogenicity of the monovalent and bivalent Streptococcus iniae and Vibrio harveyi vaccine were evaluated in Asian seabass. To analyze immune responses, 1200 Asian sea...

    Authors: Ahmad Erfanmanesh, Babak Beikzadeh, Majid Khanzadeh and Mojtaba Alishahi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:89
  26. Strontium (Sr) has similar physicochemical properties as calcium (Ca) and is often used to evaluate the absorption of this mineral. Because the major route of Ca absorption in the bovine occurs in the rumen, i...

    Authors: Panpan Tan, Yazhou Wang, Linshan Mei, Juan J. Loor, Chenxu Zhao, Yezi Kong, Fangyuan Zeng, Baoyu Zhao and Jianguo Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:88
  27. The 3D render volume reconstruction CT (3D-RVCT) produced detailed images of the PES region, determining its relationships with the surrounding structures. Despite extensive research in veterinary studies on t...

    Authors: Ahmed Nomir, Ashraf El Sharaby and Mohamed M. A. Abumandour
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:87
  28. The raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis, can cause a meningoencephalitis as neural larva migrans which is known in avian species, including rainbow lorikeets in North America, but has not been described in...

    Authors: Sarah Pfetzing, Andreas Bernhard, Christian Bauer and Florian Hansmann
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:86
  29. Comprehending the correlation between body conformation traits of cows at the early stages of lactation and prevalent lactation diseases might facilitate the execution of selection and feeding strategies that ...

    Authors: Zhipeng Zhang, Jiayu Yang, Yiyang Yao, Dasheng Wang, Xubin Lu and Zhangping Yang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:85
  30. In the present study, Aeromonas hydrophila was isolated from Tilapia zillii and Mugil cephalus samples collected during different seasons from various Suez Canal areas in Egypt. The prevalence of A. hydrophila, v...

    Authors: Hala F. Ayoub, Ahmed R. khafagy, Aboelkair M. Esawy, Noura Abo El-moaty, Khairiah Mubarak Alwutayd, Abdallah Tageldein Mansour, Reham A. Ibrahim, Dalia A. Abdel-moneam and Reham M. El-Tarabili
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:84
  31. Anticoagulant rodenticide (AR) poisoning was diagnosed in 3 Patagonian maras (Dolichotis patagonum) raised in the mara farm in Thailand. To date, there have been no reports of maras with diagnosed AR poisoning.

    Authors: Piyarat Chansiripornchai, Sawang Kesdangsakonwut and Somporn Techangamsuwan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:83
  32. Senecavirus A (SVA) causes an emerging vesicular disease (VD) with clinical symptoms indistinguishable from other vesicular diseases, including vesicular stomatitis (VS), foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), and swin...

    Authors: Jinyong Zhang, Peng Wang, Zhuoxin Li, Yubiao Xie, Ningyi Jin, He Zhang, Huijun Lu and Jicheng Han
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:82
  33. Testing of bulk tank milk (BTM) for Mycoplasmopsis bovis (previously Mycoplasma bovis) antibodies is increasingly popular. However the performance of some commercially available tests is unknown, and cutoff value...

    Authors: Jade Bokma, Martin Kaske, Jeroen Vermijlen, Sabrina Stuyvaert and Bart Pardon
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:81
  34. Feline calicivirus (FCV) infection causes severe upper respiratory disease in cats, but there are no effective vaccines available for preventing FCV infection. Subunit vaccines have the advantages of safety, l...

    Authors: Lisha Li, Zirui Liu, Jiale Shi, Mengfang Yang, Yuanyuan Yan, Yanan Fu, Zhou Shen and Guiqing Peng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:80
  35. Inflammatory myopathy and perivasculitis have been recently described in horses with chronic equine piroplasmosis (EP). These alterations may be linked to poor performances. The aims of this study were to eval...

    Authors: Pierpaolo Coluccia, Manuela Gizzarelli, Maria Teresa Scicluna, Giuseppe Manna, Valentina Foglia Manzillo, Francesco Buono, Luigi Auletta, Veronica Palumbo and Maria Pia Pasolini
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:79
  36. Due to the increasing prevalence of equine non-infectious respiratory disease, the air contamination in equine housing (Stables A-C) and training facilities (indoor riding arenas A - C) was investigated. The a...

    Authors: Izabela Rodzyń, Katarzyna Karpińska, Hanna Bis-Wencel, Łukasz Wlazło, Mateusz Ossowski, Katarzyna Strzelec, Sebastian Jaguszewski and Bożena Nowakowicz-Dębek
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:78
  37. Varicellovirus equidalpha1 (formerly Equid alphaherpesvirus 1, EqAHV-1) is among the most important viruses responsible for respiratory disease outbreaks among horses throughout the world. No reports to date have...

    Authors: Panpan Tong, Enhui Yang, Bin Liu, Shuyao tian, Youtu Suo, JuanJuan Pan, Yueyi Dang, Nuerlan Palidan, Chenyang Jia, Ling Kuang and Jinxin Xie
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:77
  38. Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV) causes severe economic losses in the poultry industry worldwide. Hence, this study aimed to discover a novel bioactive antiviral agent for controlling NDV. Streptomyces misakiensis w...

    Authors: Rewan Abdelaziz, Yasmine H. Tartor, Ahmed B. Barakat, Gamal EL-Didamony, Marwa M. Gado, Mohamed Samir A. Zaki, Refaat A. Eid and Hanaa A. El-Samadony
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:76
  39. Staphylococcus aureus is a multi-host zoonotic pathogen causing human and livestock diseases. Dairy farms that make artisan cheese have distinctive concerns for S. aureus control. Antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) S....

    Authors: Ashma Chakrawarti, Christine L. Casey, Ariela Burk, Robert Mugabi, Amanda Ochoa and John W. Barlow
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:75
  40. Telocytes are modified interstitial cells that communicate with other types of cells, including stem cells. Stemness properties render them more susceptible to environmental conditions. The current morphologic...

    Authors: Diaa Massoud, Hanan H Abd-Elhafeez, Walaa F. A. Emeish, Maged Fouda, Fayez Shaldoum, Barakat M. Alrashdi, Mervat Hassan and Soha A Soliman
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:73
  41. Cranial closing wedge osteotomy (CCWO) is a functional stabilisation technique for cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) ruptures. This biomechanical study aimed to evaluate the influence of CCWO on the stability o...

    Authors: Masakazu Shimada, Chenxu Huang, Satoshi Yamakawa, Hiromichi Fujie, Sawako Murakami, Nobuo Kanno and Yasushi Hara
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:72
  42. Toxoplasma gondii causes lifelong infection in most definitive and intermediate hosts. Clinical cases of toxoplasmosis in captive cheetahs have been reported. However, there are few reports of viable T. gondii st...

    Authors: Niuping Zhu, Hongjie Ren, Liulu Yang, Gaohui Mao, Junbao Li, Chunlei Su and Yurong Yang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:71
  43. Mixed strongylid infections significantly impact equine health and performance. Traditional microscopy-based methods exhibit limitations in accurately identifying strongylid species. Nemabiome deep amplicon se...

    Authors: Mohamed H. Hamad, Sk Injamamul Islam, Wanarit Jitsamai, Teerapol Chinkangsadarn, Darm Naraporn, Suraseha Ouisuwan and Piyanan Taweethavonsawat
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:70
  44. Deciding which environmental enrichment is used in mouse caging is often subjective, with cost frequently prevailing over welfare benefits, including aggression and anxiety. While many devices introduced to en...

    Authors: Bret R. Tallent, L. Matthew Law and Jonathan Lifshitz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:69
  45. Sheep and goat production in Ethiopia is hindered by numerous substandard production systems and various diseases. Respiratory disease complexes (RDC) pose a significant threat to the productivity of these ani...

    Authors: Sisay Girma, Tesfaye Bekele, Samson Leta, Desiye Tesfaye Tegegne, Tilaye Demissie, Birhanu Hadush, Kassaye Aragaw, Takele Beyene Tufa, Teshale Sori Tolera and Ketema Tafess
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:68
  46. Yaks (Bos grunniens), prized for their ability to thrive in high-altitude environments, are indispensable livestock in the plateau region. Modifying their feeding systems holds significant promise for improvin...

    Authors: Xiaoming Ma, Xian Guo, La Yongfu, Tong Wang, Pengjia Bao, Min Chu, Xiaoyun Wu, Ping Yan and Chunnian Liang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:67
  47. The critically low hepatic iron stores of newborn piglets are considered to be a major cause of neonatal iron deficiency in modern breeds of domestic pig (Sus domestica). The main factor believed to contribute to...

    Authors: Zuzanna Kopeć, Rafał Mazgaj, Rafał Radosław Starzyński, Xiuying Wang, Jolanta Opiela, Zdzisław Smorąg, Barbara Gajda, Jakub Nicpoń, Małgorzata Lenartowicz, Magdalena Ogłuszka, Mikołaj Antoni Gralak and Paweł Lipiński
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:64
  48. The combined application of predatory fungi and antiparasitic drugs is a sustainable approach for the integrated control of animal gastrointestinal (GI) parasites. However, literature addressing the possible i...

    Authors: João Lozano, Eva Cunha, Luís Madeira de Carvalho, Adolfo Paz-Silva and Manuela Oliveira
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:63

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