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  1. The European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) is a species particularly reactive to all kinds of negative stimuli. Hunting activity is one of the most potent stressors that disturbs the welfare of wild animals. Dur...

    Authors: Katarzyna Dziki-Michalska, Katarzyna Tajchman and Sylwester Kowalik
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:266
  2. The present study aimed to evaluate the potential of chitosan coating silver nanoparticles to enhance the growth performance and immune status of broilers without inducing oxidative stress-related pathological...

    Authors: Eman I. Hassanen, Ahmed M. Hussien, Sally Mehanna and Eman A. Morsy
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:265
  3. The inclusion of dexmedetomidine (DEX) within a balanced general anaesthesia protocol is effective in improving the clinical outcome and recovery quality of anaesthesia in horses. This study aimed to determine...

    Authors: Federica Di Cesare, Vanessa Rabbogliatti, Susanna Draghi, Martina Amari, Federica Alessandra Brioschi, Roberto Villa, Giuliano Ravasio and Petra Cagnardi
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:264
  4. Three-dimensional (3D) cell cultures are the new frontier for reproducing the tumor micro-environment in vitro. The aims of the study were (1) to establish primary 3D cell cultures from canine spontaneous neop...

    Authors: Luisa Vera Muscatello, Stella Frabetti, Giancarlo Avallone, Francesca Gobbo, Arianna Pasquini, Giulia D’Annunzio, Luciano Pisoni, Laura Marconato, Rossella Terragni, Dario De Biase, Olivia Candini and Giuseppe Sarli
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:263
  5. Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) causes tracheal damage and heterophilic granulocytic infiltration and inflammation in infected chicks. In this study, we infected chick tracheal tissue with strain AE17 an...

    Authors: Ziqi Li, Zhao Qi, Xiaoru Wang, Liting Lu, Haiyang Wang, Zhenjie He, Zhe Chen, Ying Shao, Jian Tu and Xiangjun Song
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:262
  6. Safe pet feeding practices and food bowl hygiene measures are important for minimising the risk of microbiological contaminations in the domestic environment. This study compares the practices reported by dog ...

    Authors: Federica Raspa, Achille Schiavone, Daniele Pattono, Davide Galaverna, Damiano Cavallini, Marica Vinassa, Domenico Bergero, Alessandra Dalmasso, Maria Teresa Bottero and Emanuela Valle
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:261
  7. The portio-vaginalis uteri (PVU) and its mucus secretion have shown an essential role in conception. A significant endeavour to improve buffaloes' reproductive efficiency is the investigation of their basic re...

    Authors: Yara S. Abouelela, Nora A. Shaker, Khaled H. El-Shahat, Dina W. Bashir, Hossam R. El-Sherbiny and Elshymaa A. Abdelnaby
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:260
  8. Avian bornavirus (ABV) is a neurotropic virus, it has been established as the primary causative agent of proventricular dilatation disease (PDD). However, substantial international trade and transnational traf...

    Authors: Li-Na Zhang, Yu-Han Huang, Hao Liu, Li-Xia Li, Xue Bai and Guang-Da Yang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:259
  9. Acremonium terricola is used in the feed of dairy animals to promote growth and control diseases. However, the effects of dietary supplementation with A. terricola on the gut microbial structure of weaning piglet...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Yizhu Peng, Yong Nie, Yulong Wang, Chuang Wang and Bo Huang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:258
  10. Ewe mortality during pregnancy and lambing is an issue for sheep producers globally, resulting in reduced productivity and profitability, compromised ewe welfare, and poor consumer perception. Despite these ne...

    Authors: K. J. Flay, A. S. Chen, D. A. Yang, P. R. Kenyon and A. L. Ridler
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:257
  11. Ectromelia virus (ECTV) is the causative agent of mousepox in mice. In the past century, ECTV was a serious threat to laboratory mouse colonies worldwide. Recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA), which is w...

    Authors: Yuexiao Lian, Mengdi Zhang, Yujun Zhu, Miaoli Wu, Bihong Huang, Li Xiao, Kehang Shi, Peide Li, Feng Cong and Huanan Wang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:256
  12. Multidrug resistance in Enterobacteriaceae including resistance to quinolones is rising worldwide. The development of resistance may lead to the emergence of new transmission mechanisms. In this study, the collec...

    Authors: Dao mi Zhu, Qiang Ding, Peng hui Li, Yong liang Wang, Ya zhuo Li, Xuan yu Li, Gong mei Li, Hong xia Ma and Ling cong Kong
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:255
  13. This study (60 days) was conducted to investigate the ability of diet enriched with Coriandrum sativum powder or its extract to protect Oreochromis niloticus health and survivability at suboptimal temperature (21...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdou Said, Rasha M. Reda, Mohamed M. M. Metwally and Heba M. Abd El-Hady
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:254
  14. Wenzhou virus (WENV), a member of the Mammarenavirus genus in the Arenaviridae family, has been detected in wild rodents from eight provinces in China, including Zhejiang, Shandong, Hainan, Xinjiang, Hunan, Guang...

    Authors: Qinghua Xie, Changqiang Zhu, Lele Ai, Danyue Nie, Yifan Wu, Chongcai Wang, Ji He, Weilong Tan and Lingling Zhang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:253
  15. All Scottish Fold cats are believed to be affected by osteochondrodysplasia, a painful degenerative joint disorder. This retrospective study aimed to estimate the prevalence of osteochondrodysplasia in Scottis...

    Authors: Brandon D. Velie, Tracey Milden, Hannah Miller and Bianca Haase
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:252
  16. The genus Corynebacterium comprises well-known animal and human pathogens as well as commensals of skin and mucous membranes. Species formerly regarded as contaminants are increasingly being recognized as opportu...

    Authors: Milena Tresch, Christine Watté, Michele Stengard, Corinne Ritter, Isabelle Brodard, Simon Feyer, Estelle Gohl, Ezgi Akdesir, Vincent Perreten and Sonja Kittl
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:251
  17. Helicobacter pylori is a worldwide pathogen that affects both animals and humans with a wide environmental distribution, causing serious health problems in humans. This research has timely addressed the topic of ...

    Authors: Asmaa Gaber Mubarak, Hanan H. Abd-Elhafeez and Hams M. A. Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:250
  18. This research aims to determine the incidence of calf morbidity, mortality and its potential predisposing factors in the first six months of life. Morbidity and mortality of dairy calves are persistent problem...

    Authors: Umer Mifta Ahmedin and Alula Alemayehu Assen
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:249
  19. Coccidiosis is the most prevalent disease-causing widespread economic loss among farm and domestic animals. Currently, several drugs are available for the control of this disease but resistance has been confir...

    Authors: Fatemah Alajmi, Tahani Al-Otaibi, Saleh Al-Quraishy, Esam M. Al-Shaebi, Nawal Al-Hoshani, Mohamed A. Dkhil and Rewaida Abdel-Gaber
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:248
  20. Dietary selenium (Se) sources affects the structure of the rumen microbial community and rumen fermentation. This study evaluated the effects of sodium selenite (SS) and bio-nanostructured selenium (SeNSM) on ...

    Authors: Alaa Emara Rabee, Mayada M. H. Khalil, Galal Abou Khadiga, Ahmed Elmahdy, Ebrahim A. Sabra, Mohsen A. Zommara and Ibrahim M. Khattab
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:247
  21. Heat stress negatively impacts the reproductive performance of sheep including the efficiency of estrous synchronization regimens. This study aimed to investigate the potential effects of L-Carnitine (LC) admi...

    Authors: Haney Samir, Ayman A. Swelum, Elshymaa A. Abdelnaby and Hossam R. El-Sherbiny
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:246
  22. Authors: Haiqin Li, Yujun Zhu, Chunhe Wan, Zhangzhang Wang, Lei Liu, Meifang Tan, Fanfan Zhang, Yanbing Zeng, Jiangnan Huang, Chengcheng Wu, Yu Huang, Zhaofeng Kang and Xiaoquan Guo
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:245

    The original article was published in BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:232

  23. Syringomyelia is a spinal cord cavity containing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)-like fluid. If syringomyelia asymmetrically involves the dorsal horn grey matter of the spinal cord, affected dogs show increased sign...

    Authors: Laura Lemke, Regina Carlson, Thomas Flegel, Andrea Volk, Holger Andreas Volk, Andrea Tipold and Jasmin Nicole Nessler
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:244
  24. Streptococcus suis serotype 2 (S. suis 2) is an important zoonotic pathogen. Orphan response regulator CovR plays crucial regulative functions in the survivability and pathogenicity of S. suis 2. However, resear...

    Authors: Yanyan Zhang, Rui Li, Qian Li, Yongwei Zhu, Xiaopei Yang, Di Zhao and Bingbing Zong
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:243
  25. Salmonella Enteritidis is a zoonotic pathogen and poses a substantial risk to human health, as well as significant financial losses to the livestock and poultry industries. It is currently urgent to identify alte...

    Authors: Yu Lu, Shihao Ge, Haili Zhang, Wen Lu, Xiangli Bao, Shiling Pan and Quanhai Pang
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:242
  26. The oxygen reserve index (ORi) is a real-time, continuous index measured with multi-wavelength pulse CO-oximetry technology. It estimates mild hyperoxemia in humans, which is defined as a partial pressure of o...

    Authors: Francesca Zanusso, Giulia Maria De Benedictis, Polina Zemko and Luca Bellini
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:241
  27. Leeches are an integral component of aquatic biocenosis and can be found in a wide range of ecosystems such as freshwater, saltwater, flowing, and still-water ecosystems. It especially plays an important role ...

    Authors: Yongcai He, Zengkui Li, Wenjie Jin, Changzhong Li, Guojie Wang, Zhengji Wang, Ming Kang, Jiquan Li, Jianlin Wang, Xiaoyu Hu, Shuo Jiang, Qiang Chen, Haolin Li, Dong Gao, Peiqi Liu and Ying Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:240
  28. Dirofilarioses are widespread diseases caused by mosquito-borne nematodes of the family Onchocercidae, genus Dirofilaria. The major etiologic agent of canine dirofilariosis in the American continent is the zoonot...

    Authors: Lisset Roblejo-Arias, Cristian Díaz-Corona, Elianne Piloto-Sardiñas, Adrian A. Díaz-Sánchez, Zbigniew Zając, Joanna Kulisz, Aneta Woźniak, Sara Moutailler, Dasiel Obregon, Angélique Foucault-Simonin, Belkis Corona-González and Alejandro Cabezas-Cruz
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:239
  29. Previous studies have demonstrated that fidaxomicin, a macrocyclic lactone antibiotic used to treat recurrent Clostridioides difficile-associated diarrhea, also displays potent in vitro bactericidal activity agai...

    Authors: Sergio Álvarez-Pérez, Blanca Anega, José L. Blanco, Marta Hernández and Marta E. García
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:238
  30. Sustainable livestock production remains crucial for attainment of food security globally and for safeguarding the livelihoods of many households in low- and –middle income countries. However, the high prevale...

    Authors: Francis Sena Nuvey, Gloria Ivy Mensah, Jakob Zinsstag, Jan Hattendorf, Günther Fink, Bassirou Bonfoh and Kennedy Kwasi Addo
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:237
  31. Motion quality is a critical property for essential functions. Several endogenous and exogenous factors are involved in sperm motility. Here, we measured the relative telomere length and evaluated the gene exp...

    Authors: Hossein Hassanpour, Pezhman Mirshokraei, Marzieh Salehpour, Khadije Amiri, Parvin Ghareghani and Leila Nasiri
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:236
  32. According to the literature review, this is the first study investigating tear production (TP) and intraocular pressure (IOP) in the Pygoscelis penguins living in their natural habitat. The study aimed to establi...

    Authors: Latife Cakir Bayram, Cafer Tayer Isler and Görkem Ekebas
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:235
  33. Prostatic carcinoma (PCA) is a rare but severe condition in dogs that is similar to the androgen-independent form of PCA in men. In contrast to humans, PCA is difficult to diagnose in dogs as reliable biomarke...

    Authors: Jana Weinekötter, Corinne Gurtner, Martina Protschka, Wolf von Bomhard, Denny Böttcher, Gottfried Alber, Ingmar Kiefer, Joerg M. Steiner, Johannes Seeger and Romy M. Heilmann
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:234
  34. Intestinal strangulation is constriction of the intestine by a band of tissue, ligament or blood vessel causing partial or complete intestinal obstruction. This retrospective study describes the clinical, labo...

    Authors: Ueli Braun, Christian Gerspach, Sandra Loss, Monika Hilbe and Karl Nuss
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:233
  35. Goose astrovirus (GoAstV) is an important pathogen that causes joint and visceral gout in goslings. It has been circulating in many provinces of China since 2017. Goose astrovirus genotypes 2 (GoAstV-2) is the...

    Authors: Haiqin Li, Yujun Zhu, Chunhe Wan, Zhangzhang Wang, Lei Liu, Meifang Tan, Fanfan Zhang, Yanbing Zeng, Jiangnan Huang, Chengcheng Wu, Yu Huang, Zhaofeng Kang and Xiaoqiao Guo
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:232

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:245

  36. The reproductive activity of the male dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) as a seasonal breeder is affected by various seasonal changes that reflect on the reproductive performance. In the current study, we exp...

    Authors: Mahmoud S. Gewaily, Mohamed Gaber Abdallah, Norhan E. Khalifa, Ola A. Habotta and Ahmed E. Noreldin
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:230
  37. Diseases caused by Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) have introduced serious threats to public health. There is an urgent need to develop a rapid detection method for T. gondii infection in cats, which are definitive...

    Authors: Yafan Gao, Yu Shen, Jiyuan Fan, Haojie Ding, Bin Zheng, Haijie Yu, Siyang Huang, Qingming Kong, Hangjun Lv, Xunhui Zhuo and Shaohong Lu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:229
  38. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was identified in humans in 2012. Since then, 2605 cases and 937 associated deaths have been reported globally. Camels are the natural host for MERS-CoV ...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdelazim, Rehab Abdelkader, Abdelhakim Ali, Momtaz A. Shahein, Zelalem Tadesse, Ahmed Saad, Amal Mansour, Samah F. Ali, Mohamed Atea, Emma Gardner, Sophie VonDobschuetz, Subhash Morzaria, Yilma Makonnen, Juan Lubroth, Keith Sumption, Ihab ElMasry…
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:228
  39. Infectious keratitis is a common ophthalmic condition in canine patients. Sequelae can include keratomalacia and corneal perforation, a vision threatening outcome. Photoactivated chromophore for keratitis – co...

    Authors: M. E. Kowalska, A. K. Shukla, K. Arteaga, M. Crasta, C. Dixon, F. Famose, S. Hartnack and S. A. Pot
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:227
  40. Brucellosis is a contagious zoonosis caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella. While the disease has been eradicated in most developed countries, it remains endemic in sub–Saharan Africa where access to reliable ...

    Authors: Raphael Mwampashi, Ellie Cutright, Cynthia D. Fast, Bassirou Bonfoh, Rudovick R. Kazwala and Coletha Mathew
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:226
  41. Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that is sometimes administered in combination with epinephrine. The addition of epinephrine increases the time lidocaine remains at the site of administration, thus prolonging t...

    Authors: Heather K. Knych, Scott Katzman, Daniel S. McKemie, Rick M. Arthur and Jeff Blea
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:225
  42. Sheep and goat pox (SGP) caused by sheep poxvirus (SPV) and goat poxvirus (GPV) respectively; are transboundary and World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH)-notifiable viral diseases. There is barely any co...

    Authors: Gerald Nizeyimana, Patrick Vudriko, Joseph Erume, Frank Mubiru, Wilfred Eneku, Savino Biryomumaisho, Robert Mwebe, Eugene Arinaitwe, Rose Ademun, Stella Atim, Chrisostom Ayebazibwe, Dennis Muhanguzi and Robert Tweyongyere
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:224
  43. Canine mammary gland tumors (CMTs) are the most common and lethal cancers in female dogs. Dysregulated phosphoinositide 3-kinases (PI3K)/AKT pathway reportedly was involved in the growth and metastasis of CMTs...

    Authors: Min-Jae Yoo, Jawun Choi, Ye-ji Jang, Sang-Youel Park and Jae-Won Seol
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:223
  44. Human and veterinary medicine have historically presented many medical areas of potential synergy and convergence. Mechanical osteoarthritis (MOA) is characterized by a gradual complex imbalance between cartil...

    Authors: I. Tomé, S. Alves-Pimenta, R. Sargo, J. Pereira, B. Colaço, H. Brancal, L. Costa and M. Ginja
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:222
  45. The starry puffer fish (Arothron stellatus, Anonymous, 1798) is a poisonous tetradontidae fish inhabiting the Red sea. The skin constitutes an important defense against any external effects. The study aims to cha...

    Authors: Fatma A. Madkour, Ahmed M. Abdellatif, Yassein A. Osman and Ramadan M. Kandyel
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:221
  46. Bovine tuberculosis still represents a universal threat that creates a wider range of public and animal health impacts. One of the most important steps in the pathogenesis of this disease and granuloma formati...

    Authors: Mohamed G. Hamed, Jaime Gómez-Laguna, Fernanda Larenas-Muñoz, Abdelzaher Z. Mahmoud, Fatma Abo Zakaib Ali and Sary Kh. Abd-Elghaffar
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:220
  47. This study aimed to characterise the RNA microbiome, including the virome of extended semen from Swedish breeding boars, with particular focus on Atypical porcine pestivirus (APPV). This neurotropic virus, ass...

    Authors: Hedvig Stenberg, Maja Malmberg and Juliette Hayer
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:219
  48. Cattle strongly mask their pain, making the recognition and assessment of pain difficult. Different subjective and objective parameters to assess pain have been described. Substance P (SP), which is a neurotra...

    Authors: Anna Landinger, Yury Zablotski, Gabriela Knubben-Schweizer and Theresa Tschoner
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:218
  49. Vertical transmission is key for the maintenance of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) infection. In vaccinated farms, vertical transmission can still occur despite sows having some le...

    Authors: Gerard Eduard Martin-Valls, Yanli Li, Hepzibar Clilverd, Jordi Soto, Martí Cortey and Enric Mateu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:217

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