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  1. The wild boar (Sus scrofa) and the Apennine wolf (Canis lupus italicus) are two wild species that have both increased their presence in the Italian territory, albeit in varying numbers. They can be occasionally f...

    Authors: Filippo Maria Dini, Carmela Musto, Vincenzo Maria De Nigris, Enrica Bellinello, Maria Sampieri, Giuseppe Merialdi, Lorella Barca, Mauro Delogu and Roberta Galuppi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:62
  2. As the foal grows, the amount of breast milk produced by the donkey decreases. In such cases, early supplemental feeding is particularly important to meet the growth needs of the foal. Foals have an incomplete...

    Authors: Chao Li, Xuan Yue Li, Xiao Bin Li, Chen Ma, Hui Chen and Fan Yang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:61
  3. Yellow grub disease, caused by Clinostomum metacercaria, is an endemic zoonotic infection in freshwater fish, responsible for Halzoun syndrome transmitted through the consumption of raw infected fish. This study ...

    Authors: Olfat A. Mahdy, Sahar Z. Abdel-Maogood, Mohamed Abdelsalam and Mai A. Salem
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:60
  4. Placenta-specific protein 1 (PLAC1) is a small secreted protein considered to be a molecule with a significant role in the development of the placenta and the establishment of the mother-foetus interface. This...

    Authors: Monika Jamioł, Magdalena Sozoniuk, Jacek Wawrzykowski and Marta Kankofer
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:59
  5. Staphylococcus spp and Microsporum canis are zoonotic microorganisms which can cause infections and systemic diseases. The bone infection is usually caused by invasion of pathogen through the hematologic route. M...

    Authors: Fernanda O. Soares, Isabel R. Rosado, Marcus V. C. Sousa, Carolyne F. Dumont, Joely F. F. Bittar, Ian Martin, Marcelo E. Beletti, Roberta T. Melo and Endrigo G. L. Alves
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:58
  6. The trend of using probiotic, prebiotic and their mixture as alternative feed additives which works as growth promoters in poultry diets to increase the productive performance and the immunity of the flock sti...

    Authors: Fayza M. Salem and A. A. Abd El-Dayem
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:56
  7. Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia) is a well-known economic fish species that can thrive under the right environmental circumstances. The transport of live fish, either for food or as companion animals, present...

    Authors: Heba Naeim Sadek Hana, Rasha S. A. Abd El-Lateif, Mohamed Abd El Aziz Ahmed Abd El-Galil, Mohamed Abd Allah Mousa and Fatma Abo Zakaib Ali
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:55
  8. Free-living amoebae (FLA) are capable of inhabiting diverse reservoirs independently, without relying on a host organism, hence their designation as “free-living”. The majority of amoebae that infect freshwate...

    Authors: Hooman Rahmati-Holasoo, Maryam Niyyati, Marziye Fatemi, Fatemeh Mahdavi Abhari, Sara Shokrpoor, Alireza Nassiri and Amin Marandi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:54
  9. Enterocytozoon bieneusi is a zoonotic pathogen widely distributed in animals and humans. It can cause diarrhea and even death in immunocompromised hosts. Approximately 800 internal transcribed spacer (ITS) genoty...

    Authors: Minghui Chen, Haidong Wang, Xinmiao Li, Yunan Guo, Ying Lu, Liping Zheng, Guoqing Liang, Yuzhen Sui, Bukang Wang, Hongyu Dai, Haiju Dong and Longxian Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:53
  10. Tracheal collapse (TC), a common disease in dogs, is characterized by cough; however, little is known about the serum biomarkers that can objectively evaluate the severity of cough in canine TC. Furthermore, s...

    Authors: Da-Yeon Jung, Su-Min Park, Ga-Hyun Lim, Kyoung-Won Seo, Ye-In Oh and Hwa-Young Youn
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:52
  11. Respiratory tract diseases cause significant economic loss in beef cattle. This study aimed to determine whether the application of hyperimmune serum (HS) containing antibodies against selected antigens of Gra...

    Authors: Joanna Bajzert, Paulina Jawor, Rafał Baran and Tadeusz Stefaniak
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:51

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  12. Ticks and tick-borne diseases (TTBDs) are a significant threat to livestock production in sub-Saharan Africa. Transhumance pastoralism practiced in Karamoja region and other factors like cattle trade, communal...

    Authors: Patrick Etiang, Abubakar Musoba, David Nalumenya, Christian Ndekezi, Johnson Bbira, Sylvester Ochwo, Robert Tweyongyere and Dennis Muhanguzi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:50
  13. Avian pathogenic E. coli (APEC) can cause localized or systemic infections, collectively known as avian colibacillosis, resulting in huge economic losses to poultry industry globally per year. In addition, increa...

    Authors: Hongyan Sun, Xinqi Cao, Sumayya, Yuyi Ma, Huan Li, Wei Han and Lujiang Qu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:49
  14. Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) is a diagnostic method for the assessment of the lower respiratory airway health status in horses. Differential cell count and sometimes also total nucleated cell count (TNCC) are ...

    Authors: Sandra Lapsina, Barbara Riond, Regina Hofmann-Lehmann and Martina Stirn
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:48
  15. Researchers and pig veterinarians are interested in assessing pigs’ fecal consistency. This study developed a standardized protocol and scale for the cotton swab method, which is a way of assessing the fecal c...

    Authors: Esben Østergaard Eriksen, Martin Friis Sejersen and Ken Steen Pedersen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:47
  16. Intrauterine devices (IUD) are used in the veterinary practice as the non-pharmacological method of oestrus suppression in mares. When placed in the uterus, IUD create a physical contact with the endometrium t...

    Authors: Katarzyna Karolina Piotrowska-Tomala, Agnieszka Walentyna Jonczyk, Anna Szóstek-Mioduchowska, Takuo Hojo, Ewelina Żebrowska, Terttu Katila, Graca Ferreira-Dias and Dariusz Jan Skarzynski
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:46
  17. The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) is renowned for its remarkable adaptations, yet much of its complex biology remains unknown. In this pioneering study, we utilized a combination of gross anatomy, ...

    Authors: Mohamed A. M. Alsafy, Nermin K. A. El-sharnobey, Samir A. A. El-Gendy, Mohamed A. Abumandour, Basma G. Hanafy, Samar M. Ez Elarab and Ahmed M. Rashwan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:45
  18. A multimodal approach for diagnostic tests under anesthesia is required to diagnose nasal cavity pathology (NP) reliably in dogs. Blood test results may provide clues to the suspected NP.

    Authors: Sarah Rösch, Julia Woitas, Stephan Neumann, Michaele Alef, Ingmar Kiefer and Gerhard Oechtering
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:44
  19. Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) is an acute febrile infectious disease caused by the bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV), which has brought huge economic losses to the world's cattle industry. At present, commercia...

    Authors: Cunyuan Li, Jinming Yu, Yue Wang, Xiaoyue Li, Yaxin Li, Mingxuan An, Wei Ni, Kaiping Liu and Shengwei Hu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:43
  20. The aim of this study was to introduce a novel intraoral technique for performing mandibular nerve blocks in dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius). In this study, 18 adult camel skulls of varying ages and breeds...

    Authors: Mohamed Marzok, Mohamed A. Nazih, Adel I. Almubarak, Zakriya Al Mohamad, Ibrahim A. Emam and Mohamed W. El-Sherif
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:42
  21. mcr-1-positive Escherichia coli has emerged as a significant threat to human health, veterinary health, and food safety in recent years. After the prohibition of colistin as a feed additive in animal husbandry in...

    Authors: Cai-Yue Mei, Yue Jiang, Qin-Chun Ma, Meng-Jun Lu, Han Wu, Zhen-Yu Wang, Xinan Jiao and Jing Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:40
  22. Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease caused by a bacterial pathogen belonging to the genus Brucella. It is one of the most frequent bacterial zoonoses globally but unfortunately, it is still considered as a neglecte...

    Authors: Mian Muhammad Awais, Gohar Khadim, Masood Akhtar, Muhammad Irfan Anwar, Abdul Sammad Ali Khan Shirwany, Ahmad Raza, Abdul Razzaq, Zahida Fatima, Muhammad Amjad Ali and Muhammad Sibtain Bhatti
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:39
  23. The purpose of this study was to characterize Escherichia coli (E. coli) strains isolated from wild black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix), carried out due to the crossing of hiking trails with wild bird habitats from the...

    Authors: Natalia Kwaśna, Maja Majewska, Magdalena Karwańska, Magdalena Siedlecka, Artur Pałucki and Tomasz Piasecki
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:38
  24. Neospora caninum (N. caninum) has a broad intermediate host range and might cause multisystemic lesions in various species of animals. Dogs are both intermediate and definitive hosts of the parasite and play a cr...

    Authors: Hanna Turlewicz-Podbielska, Jakub Jędrzej Ruszkowski, Jarosław Wojciechowski and Małgorzata Pomorska-Mól
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:37
  25. Capecitabine is an oral prodrug of the active metabolite 5-fluorouracil, which has been used effectively in human colorectal, head and neck, and mammary carcinomas. Capecitabine has several properties that mak...

    Authors: Sarah Wetzel, Janean Fidel, Dale Whittington and Nicolas F. Villarino
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:36
  26. Phytochemical compounds can modify the rumen microbiome and improve rumen fermentation. This study evaluated the impact of supplementation with tannin and an herbal mixture containing ginger (Zingiber officinale)...

    Authors: Alaa Emara Rabee, Moustafa Mohamed M. Ghandour, Ahmed Sallam, Eman A. Elwakeel, Rasha S. Mohammed, Ebrahim A. Sabra, Adel M. Abdel-Wahed, Disouky Mohamed Mourad, Amal Amin Hamed and Osama Raef Hafez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:35
  27. Heavy metals are one of the most toxic chemical pollutants of the environment. Their hazards not restricted to human but extend to animal productivity and reproductively. The present study aimed to assess the ...

    Authors: Asem Mohammed Zakaria, Yahia A. Amin, Haydi Mohamed Zakaria, Foad Farrag, Liana Fericean, Ioan Banatean-Dunea, Mohamed Abdo, Ahmed Hafez and Ragab Hassan Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:34
  28. Enteric viruses are among the most prominent etiological agents of Runting-Stunting Syndrome (RSS). The Avian Nephritis Virus (ANV) is an astrovirus associated with enteric diseases in poultry, whose early dia...

    Authors: Anthony Loor-Giler, Sara Castillo-Reyes, Silvana Santander-Parra, Manuel Caza, Nikolaos C. Kyriakidis, Antonio J. Piantino Ferreira and Luis Nuñez
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:33
  29. Animal trypanosomiasis is a major livestock problem due to its socioeconomic impacts in tropical countries. Currently used trypanocides are toxic, expensive, and the parasites have developed resistance to the ...

    Authors: Betelhem Sirak, Gizachew Kassahun Bizuneh, Peter Imming and Kaleab Asres
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:32
  30. Hemangiomas are a relatively common type of tumor in humans and animals. Various subtypes of hemangiomas have been described in the literature. The classification methods for hemangiomas differ between human a...

    Authors: Xianghe Wang, Xuelin Xu, Fuyu An, Zhengyu Ren, Yongzheng Li, Kai Wang and Yan Hua
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:31
  31. Fipronil (FPN) is a broad-spectrum pesticide and commonly known as low toxicity to vertebrates. However, increasing evidence suggests that exposure to FPN might induce unexpected adverse effects in the liver, ...

    Authors: Jui-Fang Kuo, Yin-Hua Cheng, Chun-Wei Tung and Chia-Chi Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:30
  32. Lameness has been associated with compromised animal welfare and reduced productivity in dairy cattle herds worldwide. However, little is known about the prevalence of claw lesions in the dairy buffalo populat...

    Authors: Shebl E. Salem, Walid Refaai, Mustafa Abd EL Raouf, Mohamed A. Hamed, Shimaa A. Ezzeldein, Eslam F. Eisa, Ayman Mesalam, Thomas W. Maddox and Ahmed Monir
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:29
  33. Attempts to use dietary lysozyme (LYZ) as an alternative to antibiotics in broilers have been successful, but further research is needed for effective use. Here, we compared the differences between LYZ and avi...

    Authors: Mervat A. Abdel-Latif, Hatem S. Abd El-Hamid, Mohamed Emam, Ahmed. E. Noreldin, Yosra A. Helmy, Ali H. El-Far and Ahmed R. Elbestawy
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:28
  34. Epizootic lymphangitis is an infectious and chronically debilitating disease of the equines. Histoplasma capsulatum var. farciminosum, a thermally dimorphic fungi, is the causative agent for the disease. In Ethio...

    Authors: Tagash Girma, Gemechu Chala and Berhanu Mekibib
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:27
  35. Compared with corn, wheat contains higher crude protein, amino acids concentration. However, wheat contains a mass of anti-nutritional factors, resulting in increased of the digesta viscosity and impaired the ...

    Authors: Boyan Ma, Sayed Haidar Abbas Raza, Sameer D. Pant, Zhanhong Gao, Fengshuo Zhang, Zhiyou Wang, Shengzhen Hou, Mariam Abdulaziz Alkhateeb, Waleed Al Abdulmonem, Yousef Mesfer Alharbi, Abdullah S. M. Aljohani and Linsheng Gui
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:26
  36. Poly C Binding Protein 1 (PCBP1) belongs to the heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein family. It is a multifunctional protein that participates in several functional circuits and plays a variety of roles in ...

    Authors: Yue Song, Linqing Wang, Menglong Xu, Xiuxiang Lu, Yumin Wang and Limeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:25
  37. Salinomycin, an antibiotic, have potential as a veterinary drug for fish due to its anti-parasitic activity against several fish parasites. Thus the residual levels of salinomycin in muscles of two significant...

    Authors: Seungjin Lee, Won-Sik Woo, Jaekyeong Kim, Yeongwoon Jin, Jin Woo Lee, Jung-Soo Seo, Mun-Gyeong Kwon, Ji-Hoon Lee, Chan-Il Park and Sang Hee Shim
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:24
  38. Tannins as plant extracts have emerged as promising and potential alternatives for antibiotics in modern livestock cultivation systems. This study investigates the effect of dietary chestnut tannin extract (CT...

    Authors: Changpeng Gao, Mingjiang Qi and Yuxiang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:23
  39. Porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) is one of the emerging swine enteric coronaviruses (SECoVs), which has been widely prevalent in the North America and Asia. In addition to causing severe diarrhea in piglets, P...

    Authors: Zhenhua Guo, Qingxia Lu, Qianyue Jin, Peng Li, Guangxu Xing and Gaiping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:22
  40. Acidification of equine urine to promote dissociation of ion complexes is a common practice for urine ion concentration measurements. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of acidification and...

    Authors: Sandra Lapsina, Martina Stirn, Regina Hofmann-Lehmann, Angelika Schoster and Barbara Riond
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:21
  41. Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae (M. ovipneumoniae) is a significant pathogen causing respiratory infections in goats and sheep. This study focuses on investigating vulnerability of Hu sheep to M. ovipneumoniae infection...

    Authors: Jiandong Wang, Hongyan Liu, Abdul Raheem, Qing Ma, Xiaojun Liang, Yanan Guo and Doukun Lu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:20
  42. The present study aimed to investigate the prevalence and molecular characterization of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)—producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) isolated from dairy cattle with endometritis in Ch...

    Authors: Kang Zhang, Haipeng Feng, Jingyan Zhang, Zhiting Guo, Zunxiang Yan, Guibo Wang, Xuezhi Wang, Lei Wang and Jianxi Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:19
  43. Nowadays, the population is still struggling with a post-COVID19 syndrome known as long COVID, including a broad spectrum of neurological problems. There is an urgent need for a better understanding and explor...

    Authors: Michalina Bartak, Piotr Bąska, Marcin Chodkowski, Beata Tymińska, Marcin W. Bańbura and Joanna Cymerys
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:18
  44. The mare-foal relationship is essential for the well-being and growth of a foal. Mare’s milk provides a foal with nutrients, protective immunity, and microbes. Within the first two weeks of life, there is a ri...

    Authors: Michael J. Mienaltowski, Mitchell Callahan, Ubaldo De La Torre and Elizabeth A. Maga
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:17
  45. Aeromonas species are one of the most important etiologies of diseases in fish farms, leading to clinical manifestation and mortality and are associated with public health risks. This study aimed to investigate t...

    Authors: Deborah Arimie Adah, Lawal Saidu, Sonnie Joshua Oniye, Adakole Sylvanus Adah, Oluwafemi Babatunde Daoudu and Shola David Ola-Fadunsin
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:16
  46. Fish live in an aquatic environment rich in various microorganisms and pathogens. Fish mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) plays a very important role in immune defence. This study was conducted to chara...

    Authors: Jiaqi Zhang, Haoyue Ren, Qiannan Zhu, Xiangrui Kong, Feng Zhang, Chang Wang, Yimeng Wang, Guiwen Yang and Fumiao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:15
  47. The Zarudny’s spur-thighed tortoise or Iranian tortoise (Testudo graeca zarudnyi) has just been reported from Iran so far. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the effects of season and gender on...

    Authors: Zohreh Khaki, Amir Rostami and Farshad Esfandiary
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:14
  48. Microbial fermented feed (MF) is considered a valuable strategy to bring advantages to livestock and is widely practiced. Oral supplementation of Ginseng polysaccharide (Gps) eliminated weight loss in chickens...

    Authors: Jie Liu, Huan Wang, Junyi Luo, Ting Chen, Qianyun Xi, Jiajie Sun, Limin Wei and Yongliang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2024 20:13

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