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  1. A retrospective cohort study using a 10 year artificial insemination (AI) and cow reproductive performance data was conducted to study the success rate of AI; associations between effectiveness of AI and breed...

    Authors: Belege Tadesse, Abadi Amare Reda, Nuredin Teshale Kassaw and Wedajo Tadeg
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:226
  2. The analgesic and cardiorespiratory effects of ketamine, fentanyl, or ketamine-fentanyl constant rate infusion (CRI) in dogs undergoing mastectomy were evaluated. Seventeen female dogs received CRI of ketamine...

    Authors: Rauane Sousa de Moura, Isabela Plazza Bittar, Janainne Hilbig Gomes, Yan Victor Rodrigues de Oliveira, Gladsthon Divino de Sousa Filho, Glauco Cézar Fragola de Faria Soares, Eliana Martins Lima and Leandro Guimarães Franco
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:225
  3. Brucella suis is a zoonotic pathogen with a serious impact on public health and the pig industry worldwide. Information regarding B. suis in pigs in Egypt is scarce. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence...

    Authors: Walid Elmonir, Nour H. Abdel-Hamid, Mahmoud E. R. Hamdy, Eman I. M. Beleta, Mohamed El-Diasty, Falk Melzer, Gamal Wareth and Heinrich Neubauer
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:224
  4. Five hundred 8-d old male broilers Cobb500 were randomly allotted into 10 treatments in factorial arrangement with 5 Cu levels (0, 4, 8, 12, and 16 mg/kg), and 2 sources (Cu proteinate, CuPro and Cu sulphate, ...

    Authors: Helvio da Cruz Ferreira Júnior, Diego Ladeira da Silva, Bruno Reis de Carvalho, Haniel Cedraz de Oliveira, Jorge Cunha Lima Muniz, Warley Junior Alves, James Eugene Pettigrew, Simone Eliza Facione Guimarães, Gabriel da Silva Viana and Melissa Izabel Hannas
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:223
  5. Histomonas meleagridis is an anaerobic, intercellular parasite, which infects gallinaceous birds such as turkeys and chickens. In recent years, the reemergence of Histomoniasis has caused serious economic losses...

    Authors: Yu-Ming Zhang, Qiao-Guang Chen, Chen Chen, Shuang Wang, Zai-Fan Li, Zhao-Feng Hou, Dan-Dan Liu, Jian-Ping Tao and Jin-jun Xu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:222
  6. Accumulation of lipid droplets (LDs) was recently observed in pyometra-affected uteri. As data about their nature and function are missing we intended to compare the localization, quality and quantity of LDs i...

    Authors: Natascha Leitner, Juraj Hlavaty, Susanne Heider, Reinhard Ertl, Cordula Gabriel and Ingrid Walter
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:221
  7. Antimicrobial resistance is a complex One Health issue that exists in both human and veterinary medicine. To mitigate this ever-growing problem, efforts have been made to develop guidelines for appropriate ant...

    Authors: Dana C. Jelinski, Karin Orsel, J. Scott Weese, John M. Conly and Danielle A. Julien
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:220
  8. Passive integrated transponder devices (PIT tags) are a valuable tool for individual identification of animals. Similarly, the surgical implantation of transmitters and bio-loggers can provide useful data on a...

    Authors: Martin Mayer, Marianne Lian, Boris Fuchs, Christian A. Robstad, Alina L. Evans, Kathryn L. Perrin, Eva M. Greunz, Timothy G. Laske, Jon M. Arnemo and Frank Rosell
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:219
  9. This study examined the effects of a solid-state fermented feed additive (FFA) on the small intestine histology/morphology, immunity and microbiota of broilers. Two hundred eighty-eight day-old Arbor Acre chic...

    Authors: Wentong Peng, Mir Zulqarnain Talpur, Yuxian Zeng, Peipei Xie, Jincheng Li, Songbo Wang, Lina Wang, Xiaotong Zhu, Ping Gao, Qingyan Jiang, Gang Shu and Haijun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:218
  10. Canine keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) is predominantly an immune-mediated disease. Current therapy of canine KCS is mainly by immunosuppressant, but the effectiveness was limited in some patients. In the pas...

    Authors: Li-Ning Wei, Ching-Ho Wu, Chung-Tien Lin and I-Hsuan Liu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:217
  11. Veterinary medicines have been widely used for the prevention and treatment of animal diseases. Globally, the veterinary medicine industry is growing. However, there is a significant increase of concern on the...

    Authors: Adam M. Fimbo, Betty A. Maganda, Kissa W. Mwamwitwa, Itikija E. Mwanga, Engelbert B. Mbekenga, Seth Kisenge, Sophia A. Mziray, Gerald S. Kulwa, Yonah H. Mwalwisi and Danstan H. Shewiyo
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:216
  12. Combined chondroitin sulfate (CS) and glucosamine (GlcN) has been widely used in oral formulations to prevent and treat osteoarthritis. CS is effective for controlling pain in osteoarthritic patients, whereas ...

    Authors: Ana Lucia Miluzzi Yamada, Cynthia do Prado Vendruscolo, Marília Ferrari Marsiglia, Eric Danilo Pauls Sotelo, Fernanda Rodrigues Agreste, Sarah Raphaela Torquato Seidel, Joice Fülber, Raquel Yvonne Arantes Baccarin and Luis Claudio Lopes Correia da Silva
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:215
  13. Antimicrobial resistance is a global public health crisis. However, there is a paucity of data on anti-protozoal resistance (APR), especially in animals. Hence, we assessed the knowledge of prudent antiprotozo...

    Authors: Nusirat Elelu, Grace Agene, Fatima Sanusi and Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Mustapha
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:214
  14. Eimeria coccidiosis is a significant intestinal parasitic disease, which can lead to weight loss, disease and even death of many animals. At present, there is no information about the prevalence of Eimeria among...

    Authors: Weimin Cai, Zeyang Suding, Lele Wang, Zhaofeng Hou, Dandan Liu, Siyang Huang, Jinjun Xu and Jianping Tao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:213
  15. In a collaboration between animal and human health care professionals, we assessed the genetic characteristics shared by non-aureus staphylococci (NAS) infecting humans and dairy ewes to investigate their related...

    Authors: Elisa Azara, Carla Maria Longheu, Sonia Attene, Silvana Sanna, Marco Sale, Maria Filippa Addis and Sebastiana Tola
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:212
  16. Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality and is responsible for most of the injectable antimicrobial use in the feedlot industry. Traditional bacterial culture can be u...

    Authors: Claire N. Freeman, Emily K. Herman, Jennifer Abi Younes, Dana E. Ramsay, Nathan Erikson, Paul Stothard, Matthew G. Links, Simon J. G. Otto and Cheryl Waldner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:211
  17. Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV) infection remains endemic in many countries worldwide. Ireland, in common with several other European counties, commenced an BVDV eradication programme in the last decade, M...

    Authors: Damien Barrett, AnneMarie Clarke, Kate O’Keeffe, Padraig Kellegher, John Comerford, Elizabeth Lane and Andrew W. Byrne
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:210
  18. This study aimed to investigate the efficiency of topically applied pycnogenol (PYC) in healing the standardized alkaline corneal ulcer in diabetic and normal rats.

    Authors: Mohamed A. Hamed, Amany Farag, Ibrahim S. Zahran, Ahmed Hafez, Mohamed Abdo Rizk and Marwa Abass
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:209
  19. Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a highly contagious and virulent infectious disease caused by the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), which has substantial econ...

    Authors: Mengmeng Zhao, Huiyang Sha, Hang Zhang and Ruining Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:208
  20. It is not clear, if modern Konik Polski horses have retained the ability to identify sounds in terms of danger. The aim of the study was to identify differences in their behaviour in response to the reproduction ...

    Authors: Anna Wiśniewska, Iwona Janczarek, Magdalena Ryżak, Ewelina Tkaczyk and Witold Kędzierski
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:207
  21. Beta adrenergic receptors (β-AR) play a key role in regulating several hallmark pathways of both benign and malignant human and canine tumors. There is scarce information on the expression of β-AR in canine va...

    Authors: Jordi Clanxet, Mariana Teles, Javier Hernández-Losa, Manuel Ruiz-Echarri Rueda, Luis Benitez-Fusté and Josep Pastor
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:206
  22. Gut and oral microbes form complex communities and play key roles in co-evolution with their hosts. However, little is understood about the bacterial community in lizards.

    Authors: Zhige Tian, Hongli Pu, Dongdong Cai, Guangmei Luo, Lili Zhao, Ke Li, Jie Zou, Xiang Zhao, Min Yu, Yayong Wu, Tiankuo Yang, Peng Guo and Xiaoliang Hu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:205
  23. Coxiella burnetii (Cb) is the causative agent of the zoonotic disease Q fever which is distributed worldwide. Molecular typing of Cb strains is essential to find out the infectious source and prevent Q fever outb...

    Authors: Mengjiao Fu, Peisheng He, Xuan OuYang, Yonghui Yu, Bohai Wen, Dongsheng Zhou, Xiaolu Xiong, Qinghong Yuan and Jun Jiao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:204
  24. Brucellosis still remains an endemic disease for both livestock and human in Greece, influencing the primary sector and national economy in general. Although farm animals and particularly ruminants constitute ...

    Authors: Aristomenis Katsiolis, Dimitrios K. Papadopoulos, Ioannis A. Giantsis, Konstantinos Papageorgiou, Antonis Zdragas, Nektarios D. Giadinis and Evanthia Petridou
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:202
  25. The lactation capacity of dairy cows is critical to the productivity of the animals. Mastitis is a disease that directly affects the lactation capacity of cows. Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is one of the mos...

    Authors: Di Zhang, Guozhong Jin, Wei Liu, Mengmeng Dou, Xiao Wang, Wanyu Shi and Yongzhan Bao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:201
  26. There is scant clinical research on neuraxial analgesia in dogs undergoing major surgery. With this study we compared the perioperative analgesic effects of thoracic epidural anaesthesia (TEA) and intrathecal ...

    Authors: E. Lardone, D. Sarotti, D. Giacobino, E. Ferraris and P. Franci
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:200
  27. Rickettsia spp. are important tick-borne pathogens that cause various human and animal diseases worldwide. A tool for rapid and accurate detection of the pathogens from its vectors is necessary for prevention of ...

    Authors: A-Tai Truong, Bo-Ram Yun, Mi-Sun Yoo, Jiyeon Lim, Subin Min, Soon-Seek Yoon, Young-Min Yun, Jong-Taek Kim and Yun Sang Cho
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:199
  28. Many veterinarians consider English Bulldogs to have a greater perianesthetic mortality risk. The aims of this study were to 1) determine total and anesthesia-related, perianesthetic mortality (PAM) rates in E...

    Authors: Ayako Oda, Wen Hui Wang, Amanda K. Hampton, James B. Robertson and Lysa P. Posner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:198
  29. A pathogenic strain of Macrococcus caseolyticus (M. caseolyticus) was isolated from wounds infection during an investigation on donkeys in Khartoum State. (122) samples were collected from external wounds (head, ...

    Authors: Dania E. Ali, Mushal Allam, Hisham N. Altayb, D. Mursi, M. A. Adalla, N. O. Mohammed, Mona A. M. Khaier, Manal H. Salih, Sarah Abusalab and M. A. Abbas
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:197
  30. In humans, codeine is a commonly prescribed analgesic that produces its therapeutic effect largely through metabolism to morphine. In some species, analgesic effects of morphine have also been attributed to th...

    Authors: Heather K. Knych, Kristen Stucker, Sophie R. Gretler, Philip H. Kass and Daniel S. McKemie
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:196
  31. Feline parvovirus (FPV) is a member of the family Parvoviridae, which is a major enteric pathogen of cats worldwide. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of feline parvovirus in Beijing of China and ana...

    Authors: Yashu Tang, Na Tang, Jingru Zhu, Min Wang, Yang Liu and Yanli Lyu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:195
  32. Laryngeal paralysis is a disease process most commonly seen in older, large breed dogs. When both arytenoid cartilages are affected dogs can develop life-threatening respiratory compromise, therefore surgical ...

    Authors: Katelyn E. MacGillivray, Sean D. Bellefeuille, Daniel E. Hoffmann and Lindsay L. St. Germaine
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:193
  33. Self-sucking is an abnormal behavior lead to important economic losses for dairy farms. The objective of this study was to evaluate tongue piercing as a novel technique to prevent self-sucking in cattle and bu...

    Authors: Yasser Salman, Mohamed Semieka, Mohamed Karmi and Al-lethie A. Al-lethie
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:192
  34. The goal of this study was to investigate the prevalence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase production in Enterobacterales isolated from retail sheep meat in Zagazig, Egypt.

    Authors: H. M. Abdallah, N. Al Naiemi, Ibrahim Elsohaby, Abdallah F. A. Mahmoud, Gamal A. Salem and C. M. J. E. Vandenbroucke-Grauls
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:191
  35. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global public health threat and the use of antibiotics growth promoters in food animals has been implicated as a potential contributing factor in the emergence and spread of...

    Authors: Erkihun Aklilu, Azian Harun and Kirnpal Kaur Banga Singh
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:190
  36. Fowl Adenovirus serotype 4 (FAdV-4) infection causes severe inflammatory response leading to hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome (HHS) in poultry. As an essential functional amino acid of poultry, arginine plays ...

    Authors: Silin Xiang, Ruiling Huang, Qing He, Lihui Xu, Changkang Wang and Quanxi Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:189

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:234

  37. Horses are often fed high amounts of starch in their diets despite the well-established benefits of a fibre-based diet to promote gut health and animal welfare. The aim of the present study was to compare the ...

    Authors: Federica Raspa, Ingrid Vervuert, Maria Teresa Capucchio, Elena Colombino, Domenico Bergero, Claudio Forte, Martina Greppi, Laura Cavallarin, Marzia Giribaldi, Sara Antoniazzi, Damiano Cavallini, Ermenegildo Valvassori and Emanuela Valle
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:187
  38. Extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL)-producing strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae remain a worldwide, critical clinical concern. However, limited information was available concerning ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneu...

    Authors: Xiaoyan Su, Xia Yan, Yunli Li, Dongsheng Zhang, Lin Li, Yi Geng, Fei Su, Chanjuan Yue, Rong Hou and Songrui Liu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:186
  39. Authors: Anne Marie Bakke, Joshua Wood, Carina Salt, David Allaway, Matt Gilham, Gail Kuhlman, Tiffany Bierer, Richard Butterwick and Ciaran O’Flynn
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:185

    The original article was published in BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:157

  40. Mitral valvuloplasty (MVP) has been widely recognized as a treatment option for myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD). However, postoperative complications such as thromboembolism, arrhythmia, and pancreatiti...

    Authors: Tomohiko Yoshida, Ryosuke Namiki and Katsuhiro Matsuura
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:184
  41. One of the traumatic fractures occurring in the hindlimb of the foals is physeal fractures of the tibia. The most common type of proximal tibial fracture in foals is reported to be Salter-Harris type II.

    Authors: Ramin Mazaheri-Khameneh, Saeed Azizi, Farshid Davoodi and Mohammad Mahdi Gooran
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:183
  42. A number of etiologies for different canine chorioretinal lesions have been proved or suggested but some fundic lesions remain unclear in terms of an etiologic diagnosis, treatment options and prognosis. The p...

    Authors: Shin Ae Park, Dodd Sledge, Colleen F. Monahan, Leandro Teixeira, Ryan Boyd, Katie Freeman, Kristin Koehl, Christine Harman, Kirk Munoz, Laurence M. Occelli, Chris G. Pirie, Harriet Davidson, Simon Petersen-Jones and András M. Komáromy
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:182
  43. Primary canine corneal epithelial cells (CCECs) easily become senescent, and cell proliferation is limited. Therefore, sampling for experimentation requires a large number of animals, which is problematic in t...

    Authors: Long Guo, Zhihao Wang, Jun Li, Jianji Li, Luying Cui, Junsheng Dong, Xia Meng, Chen Qian and Heng Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:181
  44. Dandelion is becoming an exploitable alternative to the widely prohibited antibiotics in the poultry production. This research aimed to investigate the effects of dandelion on the growth performance and intest...

    Authors: Jinju Mao, Yuan Wang, Wenwen Wang, Ting Duan, Na Yin, Tao Guo, Hui Guo, Na Liu, Xiaoping An and Jingwei Qi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:180
  45. Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is one of the most important porcine viral diseases which have been threatening the pig industry in China. At present, most commercial vaccines fail to prov...

    Authors: Hua Zhang, Zhigang Cao, Panpan Sun, Ajab Khan, Jianhua Guo, Yaogui Sun, Xiuju Yu, Kuohai Fan, Wei Yin, E Li, Na Sun and Hongquan Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:179
  46. The adverse effect of aflatoxin in broilers is well known. However, dietary supplementation of Saccharomyces cell wall and/or Nanocurcumin may decrease the negative effect of aflatoxin B1 because of the bio-adsor...

    Authors: Aya Ashry, Nabil M. Taha, Mohamed A. Lebda, Walied Abdo, Eman M. El-Diasty, Sabreen E. Fadl and Mohamed Morsi Elkamshishi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:178
  47. In Europe, Babesia infections in cats are sporadic and only partial knowledge is currently available since the number of described cases including both the clinical presentation and the molecular identification o...

    Authors: Susana Remesar, Jose Luis Arnal, Andrea Gómez, Alberto Prieto, David García-Dios, Alfredo Benito, Rosario Panadero, Patrocinio Morrondo and Pablo Díaz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:177

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