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  1. The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have affected the welfare and health of dogs due to surges in adoptions and purchases, changes in the physical and mental health and financial status of dog owners, changes i...

    Authors: Charlotte S. C. Woolley, Ian G. Handel, B. Mark Bronsvoort, Jeffrey J. Schoenebeck and Dylan N. Clements
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:246
  2. Chronic large bowel diarrhea is a common occurrence in pet dogs. While nutritional intervention is considered the primary therapy, the metabolic and gut microfloral effects of fiber and polyphenol-enriched the...

    Authors: Dale A. Fritsch, Matthew I. Jackson, Susan M. Wernimont, Geoffrey K. Feld, Jennifer M. MacLeay, John J. Brejda, Chun-Yen Cochrane and Kathy L. Gross
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:245
  3. Chronic large bowel diarrhea is common in dogs and can have a significant impact on their overall health and well being. We evaluated the safety and efficacy of a therapeutic food with select dietary plant fib...

    Authors: Dale A. Fritsch, Susan M. Wernimont, Matthew I. Jackson, Jennifer M. MacLeay and Kathy L. Gross
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:244
  4. Pullorum disease caused by Salmonella pullorum is one of the most important infectious diseases in the poultry industry, responsible for causing substantial economic losses globally. On farms, the traditional met...

    Authors: Xuehuai Shen, Anyun Zhang, Ju Gu, Ruihong Zhao, Xiaocheng Pan, Yin Dai, Lei Yin, Qinghe Zhang, Xiaomiao Hu, Hongning Wang and Danjun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:240
  5. Hepatitis E virus (HEV), which is the leading cause of acute viral hepatitis worldwide, usually causes self-limited infections in common individuals. However, it can lead to chronic infection in immunocompromi...

    Authors: Manyu Li, Yan Wang, Kejian Li, Haiyun Lan and Cheng Zhou
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:239
  6. Digital dermatitis (DD) is a multifactorial infectious disease affecting the skin on feet of cattle causing erosion and inflammation above the heel bulbs. Some cases of DD cause lameness and significantly impa...

    Authors: Anice D. Thomas, Edmond A. Pajor, Benjamin Caddey, Christy Goldhawk, Larissa Martins and Karin Orsel
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:238
  7. The aim of this study was to investigate the anti-obesity effects of DWP16001, a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2 inhibitor), in naturally obese dogs. A total of 20 dogs were divided into four equal group...

    Authors: Beomseok Rhee, Rahman Md Mahbubur, Changfan Jin, Ji-Soo Choi, Hyun-Woo Lim, Wan Huh, Joon Seok Park, Jumi Han, Sokho Kim, Youngwon Lee and Jinho Park
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:237
  8. Lameness in cattle is a major health problem and causes great economic losses. Carpal injury is a common cause of forelimb lameness in cattle. Radiography and/or ultrasonography of the carpus is a challenge du...

    Authors: Usama Hagag, Ayman El Nahas, Zakriya Ali Almohamad, Walter Brehm and Kerstin Gerlach
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:236
  9. In Ethiopia, the majority of animal owners throughout the country depend on traditional healthcare practices to manage their animals' health problems. This ethnoveterinary study was carried out in Ensaro Distr...

    Authors: Asaye Asfaw, Ermias Lulekal, Tamrat Bekele, Asfaw Debella, Eyob Debebe and Bihonegn Sisay
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:235
  10. Canine intrarenal cystic lesions (ICLs) are infrequently reported in the veterinary literature. Several treatment options have been described including cyst fenestration (partial nephrectomy/deroofing) +/− ome...

    Authors: Michail Vagias, Guillaume Chanoit, Loretta J. Bubenik-Angapen, Erin A. Gibson, Hilde de Rooster, Ameet Singh, Valery F. Scharf, Janet A. Grimes, Mandy L. Wallace, Anne Kummeling, James A. Flanders, Georgios Evangelou and Ronan A. Mullins
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:233
  11. Pain in cattle is a major welfare problem, as cattle mask their pain. Subjective and objective parameters to assess pain in cattle have been described. Among the objective parameters to evaluate pain in cattle...

    Authors: Theresa Tschoner and Melanie Feist
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:232
  12. Gyrovirus homsa1 (GyH1) (also known as Gyrovirus 3, GyV3) is a non-enveloped, small, single-stranded DNA virus, which was first identified in children with acute diarrhea, and was subsequently detected in mark...

    Authors: Shicheng Zhang, Shiyu Yuan, Tianxing Yan, Gen Li, Xiaojing Hao, Defang Zhou, Ruiqi Li, Yubao Li and Ziqiang Cheng
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:231
  13. Cases of gastrointestinal (GI) neoplastic polyps in Jack Russell Terriers (JRTs) have increased in Japan since the late 2000s. We recently demonstrated that JRTs with GI polyps heterozygously harbor an identic...

    Authors: Kyoko Yoshizaki, Akihiro Hirata, Hiroyuki Matsushita, Masahiro Sakaguchi, Wakana Yoneji, Keishi Owaki and Hiroki Sakai
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:230
  14. Pseudorabies virus (PRV), also known as suid Alphaherpesvirus 1 (SuHV-1), which is one of the most devastating infectious pathogen of swine industry worldwide. Vaccination is the safest and most effective PRV pre...

    Authors: Lishuang Deng, Fan Yang, Zhiwen Xu, Fengqin Li, Jun Zhao, Huidan Deng, Zhijie Jian, Siyuan Lai, Xiangang Sun and Ling Zhu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:228
  15. D-dimer has value as a marker of thrombosis in critically ill horses and can provide additional information about prognosis. However, there are currently no equine species-specific d-dimer assays available, no...

    Authors: Marie Louise Honoré, Tina H. Pihl, Tanne M. Busk-Anderson, Laura L. Flintrup and Lise N. Nielsen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:227
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

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