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  1. Avian hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the pathogenic agent of big liver and spleen disease (BLS) and of hepatitis-splenomegaly syndrome (HSS) in chickens, which have caused economic losses to the poultry industry i...

    Authors: Kuihao Liu, Yiran Zhao, Jun Zhao, Ningwei Geng, Fanliang Meng, Siqi Wang, Jing Li, Zhaobing Zhong, Liya Zhu, Sidang Liu and Ning Li

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:56

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  2. Coronaviruses (CoVs) are major human and animal pathogens and antiviral drugs are pursued as a complementary strategy, chiefly if vaccines are not available. Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a fatal syst...

    Authors: Michele Camero, Gianvito Lanave, Cristiana Catella, Maria Stella Lucente, Alessio Sposato, Viviana Mari, Maria Tempesta, Vito Martella and Alessio Buonavoglia

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:55

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  3. The correlation between various factors (geographical region, clinical incidence, and host type) and the genomic heterogeneity has been shown in several bacterial strains including Chlamydia abortus.

    Authors: Sara Barati, Naghmeh Moori Bakhtiari, Leili Shokoohizadeh, Masoud Ghorbanpoor and Hassan Momtaz

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:54

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  4. Medical interventions for subchondral bone cysts in horses have been extensively studied. This study investigated the regeneration of articular cartilage and subchondral bone with scaffold-free three-dimension...

    Authors: Daiki Murata, Shingo Ishikawa, Takafumi Sunaga, Yasuo Saito, Takeshi Sogawa, Koichi Nakayama, Seiji Hobo and Takashi Hatazoe

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:53

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  5. Honey bee colonies managed for agricultural pollination are highly dependent on human inputs, especially for disease control and supplemental nutrition. Hives are routinely fed artificial “pollen substitute” d...

    Authors: Vincent A. Ricigliano, Steven T. Williams and Randy Oliver

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:52

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  6. Specialized neurons in the diencephalon detect blood hypernatremia in dehydrated animals. These neurons are connected with the pituitary gland, subsequently producing antidiuretic hormone to reabsorb water fro...

    Authors: Jasmin Nessler, Christian Wunderlich, Deborah Eikelberg, Andreas Beineke, Jonathan Raue, Martin Runge, Andrea Tipold, Martin Ganter and Jürgen Rehage

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:51

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. Swine inflammation and necrosis syndrome (SINS) can lead to significant clinical alterations at tail, ears, claws and other parts of the body in suckling piglets, weaners and fatteners. Clinical findings are a...

    Authors: Frederik Loewenstein, Sabrina Becker, Josef Kuehling, Hansjörg Schrade, Mirjam Lechner, Robert Ringseis, Klaus Eder, Andreas Moritz and Gerald Reiner

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:50

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  8. Although several studies have investigated factors associated with the onset and occurrence of hyperinsulinaemia-associated laminitis (HAL), few have examined the factors associated with the rate of improvemen...

    Authors: Martin Sillence, Alexandra Meier, Melody de Laat, Rebecca Klee and Dania Reiche

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:49

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  9. Rigorous testing is a prerequisite to prove freedom of notifiable influenza A virus infections in commercially farmed ostriches, as is the isolation and identification of circulating strains. Pooling 5 ostrich...

    Authors: Reneé Pieterse, Christine Strydom and Celia Abolnik

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:48

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  10. This study aimed to screen the sera of goats and sheep from flocks suspected of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection by a newly standardized Mce-truncated ELISA (Mt-ELISA) kit for the detec...

    Authors: Zahra Hemati, Eleftherios Meletis, Abdollah Derakhshandeh, Masoud Haghkhah, Polychronis Kostoulas, Shoor Vir Singh, Kundan Kumar Chaubey and Saurabh Gupta

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:47

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  11. Atlantoaxial instability (AAI) is primarily a congenital neurological disorder affecting young toy-breed dogs. So far, most studies have focused on bones and ligaments related to AAI, and there are no studies ...

    Authors: Namsoon Lee, Munsu Yun and Junghee Yoon

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:46

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  12. Trypanosoma evansi is the leading infectious Trypanosoma spp. in camels (Camelus dromedarius) present in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) that could lead to extensive economic losses. The present study was aimed...

    Authors: Jamila S. Al Malki and Nahed Ahmed Hussien

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:45

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  13. Computed tomography (CT) is used to evaluate body composition and limb osteochondrosis in selection of breeding boars. Pigs also develop heritably predisposed abnormal curvature of the spine including juvenile...

    Authors: Kristin Olstad, Torunn Aasmundstad, Jørgen Kongsro and Eli Grindflek

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:44

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  14. African swine fever virus (ASFV), classical swine fever virus (CSFV) and atypical porcine pestivirus (APPV) have caused great economic losses to the swine industry in China. Since coinfections of ASFV, CSFV an...

    Authors: Huixin Liu, Kaichuang Shi, Jing Zhao, Yanwen Yin, Yating Chen, Hongbin Si, Sujie Qu, Feng Long and Wenjun Lu

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:43

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  15. Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are a promising biomarker and play a vital role in cell–cell communication. This study aimed (I) to identify and characterize EVs from low volume uterine lavage (LVL) and serum in ...

    Authors: Sally Ibrahim, Mohamed Hedia, Mohamed O. Taqi, Mohamed K. Derbala, Karima Gh. M. Mahmoud, Youssef Ahmed, A. S. Sosa, Yasser H. A. Saber, M. H. Hasanain, M. F. Nawito and George E. Seidel

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:42

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  16. Endosurgery is a surgical subspecialty that has been widely used in production animals, because it enables good visualization of abdominal organs and the diagnosis and treatment of several conditions in a mini...

    Authors: Gabriela Melo Alves dos Santos, Luisa Pucci Bueno Borges, Hanna Lyce Magno de Morais, Barbara da Conceição Guilherme, Rodrigo dos Santos Albuquerque, Kayan Cunha Rossy, Heytor Jales Gurgel, Camila do Espirito Santo Fernandes, João Pedro Monteiro Barroso, Priscila do Santos Ribas, Francisco Décio de Oliveira Monteiro, Chayanne Silva Ferreira and Pedro Paulo Maia Teixeira

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:41

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  17. The appearance of the novel porcine haemotrophic mycoplasma (HM) species ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma haemosuis’ was reported in apparently healthy but also in clinically sick animals in China, Korea and in a case repo...

    Authors: Julia Ade, Julia Stadler, Mathias Ritzmann, Christina Zübert, Katharina Hoelzle and Ludwig E. Hoelzle

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:40

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  18. Wildlife rescue centres care for orphaned and injured young as an integral part of their work. However, inappropriate interventions in nature can have a negative effect on the survival of young hares, especial...

    Authors: Gabriela Lukesova, Eva Voslarova, Vladimir Vecerek and Katarina Nenadovic

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:38

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  19. Dogs are one of the important asymptomatic carriers of antimicrobial resistant and potentially pathogenic strains of Salmonella. They can harbor large bacterial load in the intestines and mesenteric lymph nodes w...

    Authors: Belisa Usmael, Bruk Abraha, Sisay Alemu, Bahar Mummed, Adem Hiko and Abdallahi Abdurehman

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:37

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  20. Prostatic cancer is uncommon in dogs. Dogs with prostatic carcinoma have been reported to have a poor prognosis. Information regarding prognosis with various surgery options as well as prognosis with surgical ...

    Authors: Keigo Iizuka, Kumiko Ishigaki, Mamiko Seki, Takahiro Nagumo, Kei Tamura, Naoki Sakurai, Kazuyuki Terai and Kazushi Asano

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:36

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  21. The fasting and stress associated with road transportation contributes to a lack of energy and a decline in the immune system of beef cattle. Therefore, it is essential for beef cattle to enhance energy reserv...

    Authors: Kang Mao, Guwei Lu, Yanjiao Li, Yitian Zang, Xianghui Zhao, Qinghua Qiu, Mingren Qu and Kehui Ouyang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:35

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  22. Ovarian follicle fluid (FF) as a microenvironment surrounding oocyte plays critical roles in physio-biochemical processes of follicle development and oocyte maturation. It is hypothesized that proteins in yak ...

    Authors: Jie Pei, Rende Song, Pengjia Bao, Mancai Yin, Jiye Li, Guomo Zhang, Fude Wu, Zhengjie Luo, Xiaoyun Wu, Weiru Song, Yang Ba, Lin Xiong, Chunnian Liang, Xian Guo and Ping Yan

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:34

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  23. Currently, more than 300 genotypes of Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) have been described throughout the world, demonstrating its wide genetic diversity. The SAG3 locus is one of the genes included in the genotypin...

    Authors: Luis Fernando Valenzuela-Moreno, Sara Teresa Méndez-Cruz, Claudia Patricia Rico-Torres, Carlos Cedillo-Peláez, Dolores Correa and Heriberto Caballero-Ortega

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:33

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  24. Subgroup J avian leukosis virus (ALV-J) is an oncovirus which can induce multiple types of tumors in chicken. In this report, we found novel ALV-J infection is closely associated with serious hepatomegaly and ...

    Authors: Moru Xu, Fusen Hang, Kun Qian, Hongxia Shao, Jianqiang Ye and Aijian Qin

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:32

    Content type: Case Report

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  25. The use of salivary biomarkers has garnered attention because the composition of saliva reflects the body’s physiological state. Saliva contains a wide range of components, including peptides, nucleic acids, e...

    Authors: Eun-Ha Kang, Seol-Hee Park, Ye-In Oh and Kyoung-Won Seo

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:31

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  26. Marek’s disease (MD) is a lymphoproliferative disease caused by Gallid alphaherpesvirus 2 (GaHV-2, MDV-1), which primarily affects chickens. However, the virus is also able to induce tumors and polyneuritis in...

    Authors: Hasan Ongor, Necati Timurkaan, Hasan Abayli, Burak Karabulut, Hakan Kalender, Sukru Tonbak, Hatice Eroksuz and Burhan Çetinkaya

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:30

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  27. Mycoplasma agalactiae, causing agent of contagious agalactia, infects domestic small ruminants such as sheep and goats but also wild Caprinae. M. agalactiae is highly contagious and transmitted through oral, resp...

    Authors: George Filioussis, Georgios Bramis, Evanthia Petridou, Nektarios D. Giadinis, Laurent-Xavier Nouvel, Christine Citti and Joachim Frey

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:29

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  28. This is the first report describing levels of APPs in European bison. Serum concentration of acute phase proteins (APPs) may be helpful to assess general health status in wildlife and potentially useful in sel...

    Authors: Małgorzata Pomorska-Mól, Kacper Libera, Magdalena Larska and Michał K. Krzysiak

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:28

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  29. Aujeszky's disease is caused by Suid Herpes Virus-1 and species belonging to the genus Sus scrofa are the main reservoir hosts. This virus, however, is capable of infecting and causing severe disease, with an alm...

    Authors: Flavia Pruiti Ciarello, Ana Moreno, Nicola Miragliotta, Aliberti Antonino, Michele Fiasconaro, Giuseppa Purpari, Benedetta Amato, Dorotea Ippolito and Vincenzo Di Marco Lo Presti

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:27

    Content type: Case Report

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  30. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have favorable characteristics that render them a potent therapeutic tool. We tested the characteristics of MSCs after temporal storage in various carrier solutions, such as 0.9% ...

    Authors: Tania Sultana, Ahmed Abdal Dayem, Soo Bin Lee, Ssang-Goo Cho and Jeong Ik Lee

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:26

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  31. Senecio jacobaea contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids that can induce severe hepatic intoxication in horses, either acute when ingested in high amounts or chronic when consumed over a long period. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Louisa Sroka, Clara Müller, Marie-Lena Hass, Anja These, Sabine Aboling and Ingrid Vervuert

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:25

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  32. Cardiac wall stress and high oxidative stress are often found in cases of myxomatous mitral valve degenerative (MMVD) disease and can lead to myocardial injuries and cardiac dysfunction. Melatonin, an antioxid...

    Authors: Wanpitak Pongkan, Chanon Piamsiri, Sirada Dechvongya, Verasak Punyapornwitthaya and Chavalit Boonyapakorn

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:24

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  33. Semen cryopreservation has become an essential tool for conservation efforts of the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca); however, it is severely detrimental to sperm quality. Evidence has shown that antioxidants...

    Authors: Ruixue Zhang, Hemeng Dong, Pengpeng Zhao, Chunmei Shang, Hang Qi, Yongjie Ma, Chuxi Gao, Danhui Zhang, Jiena Shen, Yinghu Lei, Yaping Jin and Pengfei Lin

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:23

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  34. The species complex of Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) causes cystic echinococcosis distributed worldwide. There is no genotype information from hydatid cysts in the intermediate hosts in Central Iran. ...

    Authors: Bahador Hajimohammadi, Abdolhossein Dalimi, Gilda Eslami, Salman Ahmadian, Sajad Zandi, Ahmad Baghbani, Saeedeh Sadat Hosseini, Vahideh Askari, Maryam Sheykhzadegan, Mehrnoosh Nabizadeh Ardekani, Mohammad Javad Boozhmehrani, Mohammad Javad Ranjbar, Hamed Ghoshouni and Mahmood Vakili

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:22

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  35. Our recent macro- and scanning electron microscopic study of tongue conducted on domesticated cattle, wild living European bison, and Bison bonasus hybrid revealed various spatial arrangement and number of gustat...

    Authors: Barbara Plewa, Kinga Skieresz-Szewczyk and Hanna Jackowiak

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:21

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  36. Ichthyosis describes a localized or generalized hereditary cornification disorder caused by an impaired terminal keratinocyte differentiation resulting in excessive stratum corneum with the formation of more o...

    Authors: Irene M. Häfliger, Caroline T. Koch, Astrid Michel, Silvia Rüfenacht, Mireille Meylan, Monika M. Welle and Cord Drögemüller

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:20

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  37. Bovine ephemeral fever (BEF) is an arthropod-borne viral disease caused by the BEF virus (BEFV). This single-stranded RNA virus that affects cattle and water buffalo is endemic in tropical and subtropical regi...

    Authors: Seyedeh Elham Rezatofighi, Khalil Mirzadeh and Fahimeh Mahmoodi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:19

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  38. Deficiencies in vitamin A and D and disorders in the vitamin B complex are often present in people with chronic liver diseases. So far, the serum concentrations of these vitamins have not yet been studied in d...

    Authors: Nausikaa Devriendt, Gonçalo Serrano, Dominique Paepe, Sophie Vandenabeele, Emmelie Stock and Hilde de Rooster

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:18

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  39. Porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) is a new pathogenic porcine intestinal coronavirus, which has appeared in many countries since 2012. PDCoV disease caused acute diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration and death in pig...

    Authors: Yao Huang, Zhiwen Xu, Sirui Gu, Mincai Nie, Yuling Wang, Jun Zhao, Fengqing Li, Huidan Deng, Jianbo Huang, Xiangang Sun and Ling Zhu

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:16

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  40. In human medicine, 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) has been used to differentiate between benign and malignant adrenal tumors and to identify metastases. However, canine adrenoc...

    Authors: Dohee Lee, Taesik Yun, Yoonhoi Koo, Yeon Chae, Dongwoo Chang, Mhan-Pyo Yang, Byeong-Teck Kang and Hakhyun Kim

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:15

    Content type: Case Report

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  41. Obesity is one of the most common nutritional disorders in dogs and cats and is related to the development metabolic comorbidities. Weight loss is the recommended treatment, but success is difficult due to the...

    Authors: Chayanne Silva Ferreira, Thiago Henrique Annibale Vendramini, Andressa Rodrigues Amaral, Mariana Fragoso Rentas, Mariane Ceschin Ernandes, Flavio Lopes da Silva, Patricia Massae Oba, Fernando de Oliveira Roberti Filho and Marcio Antonio Brunetto

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:14

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  42. Salmonellosis is one of the most important food-borne zoonotic disease affecting both animals and humans. The objective of the present study was to identify gastrointestinal (GI) lactic acid bacteria (LAB) of ...

    Authors: Estrella Jimenez-Trigos, Marion Toquet, Marta Barba, Ángel Gómez-Martín, Juan J. Quereda and Esther Bataller

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:12

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  43. Between 2007 and 2011 several thousands of calves died from bovine neonatal pancytopenia (BNP), a bleeding syndrome triggered by vaccine induced alloantibodies from the dams. Following withdrawal of the involv...

    Authors: L. Chantillon, B. Devriendt, B. De Jonge, J. Oostvogels, J. Coppens, M. L. Pas, J. Bokma and B. Pardon

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:11

    Content type: Case Report

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  44. In animals, weaning stress is the first and most critical stress. Weaning can negatively affect the growth performance of animals physically, psychologically, and pathologically. Our previous studies on the HT...

    Authors: Min-Jin Kwak, Sun-Woo Choi, Yong-Soon Choi, Hanbae Lee and Kwang-Youn Whang

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:8

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  45. Antimicrobials are extensively used in cattle and poultry production in Tanzania. However, there is dearth of information on its quantitative use. A questionnaire-based cross-sectional study was conducted from...

    Authors: Rogers Azabo, Stephen Mshana, Mecky Matee and Sharadhuli I. Kimera

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:7

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  46. Mannheimia haemolytica is commonly associated with respiratory disease in cattle worldwide as a cause of fibrinous pneumonia, bronchopneumonia and pleuritis. M. haemolytica is further subdivided into 12 serovars,...

    Authors: Colin Mason, Jane Errington, Geoffrey Foster, Jennifer Thacker, Oliver Grace and Katharine Baxter-Smith

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:5

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  47. Free faecal liquid (FFL) is a condition in horses characterised by two-phase (one solid and one liquid) separation of faeces. Causes of the condition are unknown, but disturbed hindgut fermentation has been su...

    Authors: K. M. Lindroth, J. Dicksved, I. Vervuert and C. E. Müller

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:2

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