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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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

  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. A cross sectional study was conducted to detect and characterize species of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSv) identified from slaughtered pigs in Lira district, northern Uganda. The s...

    Authors: Peter Oba, Michel M. Dione, Joseph Erume, Barbara Wieland, Christine Mutisya, Linnet Ochieng, Elizabeth A. J. Cook and Frank N. Mwiine
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:176
  18. Nursing and sucking are essential for adequate nourishment of preweaned calves and the relationship between sucking indices has not been studied. The goal of this study was to investigate the number of sucks p...

    Authors: Ueli Braun, Manon Kochan, Martin Kaske, Christian Gerspach and Ulrich Bleul
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:175
  19. In Egypt, the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) subtype H5N1 is endemic and possesses a severe impact on the poultry. To provide a better understanding of the distributional characteristics of HPAI H5N1...

    Authors: Yumna Elsobky, Gamal El Afandi, Akram Salama, Ahmed Byomi, Muhammad Omar and Mahmoud Eltholth
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:174
  20. The Egyptian red fox (Vulpes vulpes aegyptiaca) and Egyptian Baladi dog (Canis familiaris) are two members of the Family Canidae that are widely distributed in Egypt. The skulls of different Canid species vary gr...

    Authors: Mohamed A. A. Mahdy and Walid Fathy Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:173
  21. In dogs undergoing routine elective orthopaedic surgeries carried out as same-day surgeries regional anaesthetic techniques (RATs) should aim to produce analgesia but minimising the postoperative motor dysfunc...

    Authors: Diego Sarotti, Elena Lardone, Lisa Piras, Davide Mancusi and Paolo Franci
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:172
  22. Finding the key amino acid sites that could affect viral biological properties or protein functions has always been a topic of substantial interest in virology. The nucleocapsid (N) protein is one of the princ...

    Authors: Hua Deng, Ning Xin, Fancong Zeng, Feng Wen, Heyou Yi, Chunquan Ma, Shujian Huang, Guihong Zhang and Yao Chen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:171
  23. The mammalian genome encodes millions of proteins. Although many proteins have been discovered and identified, a large part of proteins encoded by genes are yet to be discovered or fully characterized. In the ...

    Authors: Hongzao Yang, Jie Zhu, Hongyuan Guo, Aoxing Tang, Shaoyu Chen, Da Zhang, Ligang Yuan and Guangqing Liu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:170
  24. The orchiectomy in cats is a common surgical procedure with medium level of pain and for this reason requires intra and postoperative analgesia management. The aim of this study was to compare intra and postop...

    Authors: Vincenzo Cicirelli, Burgio Matteo, Caterina Di Bella, Giovanni Michele Lacalandra and Giulio Aiudi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:169
  25. Among the world’s finest natural fiber composites is derived from the secondary hair follicles (SHFs) of cashmere goats yield one of the world's best natural fibres. Their development and cycling are character...

    Authors: Cuiling Wu, Chongkai Qin, Xuefeng Fu, Xixia Huang and Kechuan Tian
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:167
  26. Right ventricular (RV) functional assessment has received considerable attention in veterinary medicine since various diseases, such as cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, and neoplastic disease, may affec...

    Authors: Yunosuke Yuchi, Ryohei Suzuki, Haruka Kanno, Takahiro Saito, Takahiro Teshima, Hirotaka Matsumoto and Hidekazu Koyama
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:166
  27. Sheep are an important livestock species worldwide and an essential large-animal model for animal husbandry and veterinary research. Understanding fundamental immune indicators, especially T-lymphocyte paramet...

    Authors: Jihui Yang, Yongxue Lv, Yazhou Zhu, Shasha Li, Jia Tao, Liangliang Chang, Mingxing Zhu, Jiaqing Zhao, Yana Wang, Changyou Wu and Wei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:165
  28. Oral malodour is identified by pet owners as an unpleasant inconvenience, but they may not recognise this likely indicates underlying disease. The primary cause of oral malodour relates to the presence of bact...

    Authors: Julie M. Croft, Krusha V. Patel, Taichi Inui, Avika Ruparell, Ruth Staunton and Lucy J. Holcombe
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:164
  29. Nowadays, more people are treating dogs as family members. This reflects their increased attention towards their nutrition, with renewed interest for non-conventional diets such as Biologically Appropriate Raw...

    Authors: S. Hoummady, M. Fantinati, D. Maso, A. Bynens, D. Banuls, N. R. Santos, M. Roche and N. Priymenko
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:163
  30. Dirofilaria immitis is a mosquito-borne filarial nematode, which infects primarily wild and domestic canids, causing cardiopulmonary dirofilariasis. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence an...

    Authors: Meysam Sharifdini, Mahan Karimi, Keyhan Ashrafi, Mostafa Soleimani and Hamed Mirjalali
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:161
  31. To date, Campylobacter jejuni has not been found to be pathogenic to peafowl. The available publications show that out of a total of 44 samples tested from peafowl, this bacterium was isolated only in two cases.

    Authors: Aleksandra Ledwoń, Małgorzata Murawska, Izabella Dolka, Dorota Chrobak Chmiel and Piotr Szleszczuk
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:160
  32. Pesticide exposure is thought to be a major contributor to living organism health deterioration, as evidenced by its impact on both cultured fish species and human health. Commercial fish diets are typically d...

    Authors: Marwa A. Hassan, Samaa T. Hozien, Mona M. Abdel Wahab and Ahmed M. Hassan
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:159
  33. The Central Dry Zone (CDZ) of Myanmar is a critical region of livestock production. This region supports 10 million people whose livelihoods depend on small-scale, dry-land agriculture, but it is also one of t...

    Authors: Tu Tu Zaw Win, Angus Campbell, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes, Kyaw Naing Oo and Joerg Henning
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:158
  34. Early responses in healthy adult dogs fed grain-free diets with high inclusion of split peas (20%) and lentils (40%) that may lead to canine diet-induced dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) were investigated. To help...

    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 18:157

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:185

  35. Several DNA transposons including PiggyBac (PB), Sleeping Beauty (SB), and Tol2 have been applied as effective means for of transgenesis in many species. Cattle are not typically experimental animals, and relativ...

    Authors: Dong-Hyeok Kwon, Gyeong-Min Gim, Kyeong-Hyeon Eom, Ji-Hyun Lee and Goo Jang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:156
  36. Marek’s disease (MD) is a highly contagious lymphoproliferative disease of chickens caused by an alphaherpesvirus, Marek’s disease virus (MDV). MD is presently controlled by systematic vaccination of animals, ...

    Authors: Frédérick Bussy, Sylvie Rémy, Matthieu Le Goff, Pi Nyvall Collén and Laëtitia Trapp-Fragnet
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:155
  37. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) can infect pigs of all ages, especially piglets. PEDV has spread across Asia since the 1980s. The highly virulent variant PEDV broke out on a large scale and caused huge ...

    Authors: Ying Shan, Qin Gao, Junyong Mao, Jingyou Zheng, Xiaohan Xu, Chuni Zhang, Xiaojun Huang, Jidong Xu, Fushan Shi, Min Yue, Fang He, Weihuan Fang and Xiaoliang Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:154
  38. The Laminaria digitata is an abundant macroalga and a sustainable feedstock for poultry nutrition. L. digitata is a good source of essential amino acids, carbohydrates and vitamins, including A, D, E, and K, as w...

    Authors: Mónica Mendes Costa, Paula Alexandra Lopes, José Miguel Pestana Assunção, Cristina Maria Riscado Pereira Mateus Alfaia, Diogo Francisco Maurício Coelho, Miguel Pedro Mourato, Rui Manuel Amaro Pinto, Maria Madalena Lordelo and José António Mestre Prates
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:153
  39. Canine allergic dermatitis is a common diagnosis in veterinary practices which can lead to secondary infections requiring treatment with antimicrobials. A previous study suggested that dogs treated with oclaci...

    Authors: Hester Rynhoud, Catriona Croton, Grace Henry, Erika Meler, Justine S. Gibson and Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:151
  40. Gastrointestinal helminthiasis poses economic impacts on the dairy sector by reducing milk production. This study aimed at estimating the prevalence of gastrointestinal helminthiasis, the burden of helminths, ...

    Authors: Fikre Haymanot and Tamirat Kaba
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:150
  41. Peritonitis in horses secondary to non-strangulating infarction (NSII) has a guarded prognosis, even after intestinal resection. In contrast, horses with idiopathic peritonitis respond well to medical treatmen...

    Authors: Ylva Hedberg-Alm, Eva Tydén, Lena-Mari Tamminen, Lisa Lindström, Karin Anlén, Maria Svensson and Miia Riihimäki
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:149
  42. This study aimed to characterize recent Mycobacterium bovis/M. caprae isolates from Bulgaria by whole-genome sequencing (WGS) to gain a first insight into their molecular diversity, transmission, and position wit...

    Authors: Violeta Valcheva, Claudia Perea, Tanya Savova-Lalkovska, Albena Dimitrova, Lukasz Radulski, Igor Mokrousov, Krustyu Marinov, Hristo Najdenski and Magdalena Bonovska
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:148
  43. Limb amputation may be recommended in domestic cats following a severe injury or disease. The purpose of the study was to report the signalment, the complications, recovery outcome, owner satisfaction and expe...

    Authors: John R. Wagner, Dana M. DeSandre-Robinson, George E. Moore, Catherine A. Loughin and Micha C. Simons
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:147
  44. Conventional diagnostic methods have some limitations in diagnosing specific causes of canine hepatobiliary disorders. In the evaluation of the hepatobiliary system in dogs, ultrasonography (US) is the first i...

    Authors: Vahideh Rahmani, Thomas Spillmann, Jorma Halttunen, Pernilla Syrjä and Mirja Ruohoniemi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:146
  45. UK-5099 is a potent mitochondrial acetone carrier inhibitor, that exhibits anticancer activity. Recently, the anti-Toxoplasma gondii activity of UK-5099 was proposed, and in vivo studies of its pharmacokinetics i...

    Authors: Qingyuan Zeng, Hongfei Si, Kun Lv, Jiao Mo, Xinnian Wang, Biqing Yan and Jili Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:145
  46. Hepatozoonosis is a common tick-borne illness reported from all over the world. The infection has been well documented in dogs and cats, and has also been identified in wild canids and felids. India is home to...

    Authors: S.M. Kolangath, S.V. Upadhye, V.M. Dhoot, M.D. Pawshe, A.S. Shalini and R.M. Kolangath
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:144

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