Transcriptome profiling of porcine testis tissue reveals genes related to sperm hyperactive motility
Sperm hyperactive motility has previously been shown to influence litter size in pigs, but little is known about the underlying biological mechanisms. The aim of this study was to use RNA sequencing to investi... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 26, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Maren van Son, Nina H årdnes Tremoen, Ann Helen Gaustad, Dag Inge Våge, Teklu Tewoldebrhan Zeremichael, Frøydis Deinboll Myromslien and Eli Grindflek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel protein chip for simultaneous detection of antibodies against four epidemic swine viruses in China
At present, pig industry in China is faced with the complex situation of mixed infection caused by multiple pathogens. It is urgent to develop some new high-throughput molecular diagnosis assays to simultaneou... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 26, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yue Wu, Xudan Wu, Jing Chen, Jingfei Hu, Xiaobo Huang and Bin Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multilocus sequence typing characterizes diversity of Ureaplasma diversum strains, and intra-species variability induces different immune response profiles
Ureaplasma diversum is a pathogen found in the genital tract of cattle and associated with genital disorders such as infertility, placentitis, abortion, birth of weak calves, low sperm motility, seminal vesiculit... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 26, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yasmin M. F. S. Andrade, Manoel N. Santos-Junior, Izadora S. Rezende, Maysa S. Barbosa, Aline T. Amorim, Ícaro B. S. Silva, Ellunny C. Queiroz, Bruno L. Bastos, Guilherme B. Campos, Jorge Timenetsky and Lucas M. Marques Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical signs, MRI findings and outcome in dogs with peripheral vestibular disease: a retrospective study
Vestibular dysfunction is relatively common in dogs, with a prevalence of 0.08% reported in primary veterinary care in the UK. There are several studies investigating how to differentiate between peripheral an... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Rocio Orlandi, Rodrigo Gutierrez-Quintana, Beatrice Carletti, Camilla Cooper, Josep Brocal, Sara Silva and Rita Gon çalves Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Delayed diagnosis of fatal pneumonic canine plague: clinical and pathologic features in two naturally infected Colorado dogs
Plague caused by Yersinia pestis is a highly infectious and potentially fatal zoonotic disease that can be spread by wild and domestic animals. In endemic areas of the northern hemisphere plague typically cycles ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Paula A. Schaffer, Connor S. Hershkowitz, Kristy L. Dowers, Jennifer L. Golchanour, Lauren J. Harris, Tawfik A. Aboellial, Paul S. Morley, Stephanie A. Brault, Kristy L. Pabilonia, Gary L. Mason, Jennifer A. House and Joshua B. Daniels Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Critically appraised topic on adverse food reactions of companion animals (9): time to flare of cutaneous signs after a dietary challenge in dogs and cats with food allergies
At this time, elimination diets followed by oral food challenges (OFCs) represent the “gold standard” for diagnosing skin-manifesting food allergies (FA) in dogs and cats. Regrettably, there is no clear consen... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Thierry Olivry and Ralf S. Mueller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bovine Alphaherpesvirus 2 infections in Bavaria: an analysis of the current situation - several years after eradicating Bovine Alphaherpesvirus 1
Bavaria, a large federal state in Germany, has been declared free from infections with Bovine Alphaherpesvirus 1 (BoHV-1) in 2011. To maintain this status the cattle population is monitored for antibodies agai... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Stefanie Singer, Bernd Hoffmann, Angela Hafner-Marx, J ürgen Christian, Friederike Forster, Katharina Schneider, Gabriela Knubben-Schweizer and Antonie Neubauer-Juric Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Arthroscopic approaches to and anatomy of the shoulder joint of cattle: a cadaver study
Arthroscopic surgery is described as a minimally invasive technique for diagnosis, exploration and treatment of joint disorders. It allows intraarticular structures to be assessed accurately, thereby improving... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Mahmoud Fadul, Alois von Rotz, Maher Alsaaod, Reiichiro Sato and Adrian Steiner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Weight loss is linearly associated with a reduction of the insulin response to an oral glucose test in Icelandic horses
Insulin dysregulation (ID) goes along with lasting or transient hyperinsulinemia able to trigger equine laminitis, a painful and crippling foot condition. Promoting weight loss through dietary changes and phys... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Julien Delarocque, Florian Frers, Korinna Huber, Karsten Feige and Tobias Warnken Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fatal Clostridium sordellii-mediated hemorrhagic and necrotizing gastroenteropathy in a dog: case report
This report describ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Paul Capewell, Angie Rupp, Manuel Fuentes, Michael McDonald and William Weir Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Pharmacokinetics and analgesic effects of intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous buprenorphine in dogs undergoing ovariohysterectomy: a randomized, prospective, masked, clinical trial
This study aimed to describe the pharmacokinetics and evaluate the analgesic efficacy of buprenorphine (Simbadol, 1.8  mg/mL) administered by diff... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Paulo Vinicius Steagall, H élène Louise Marcelle Ruel, Tomoyo Yasuda, Beatriz Paglerani Monteiro, Ryota Watanabe, Marina Cayetano Evangelista and Francis Beaudry Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of dietary supplementation of alpha-galactosidase on the growth performance, ileal digestibility, intestinal morphology, and biochemical parameters in broiler chickens
This study was performed to investigate the effect of Alpha-galactosidase (AlphaGal) supplementation with two energy levels on the growth performance, amino acid ileal digestibility coefficient “AID%,” economi... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Shimaa A. Amer, Mohamed A. F. Naser, Ahmed A. A. Abdel-Wareth, Ahmed A. Saleh, Shafika A. M. Elsayed, Doaa M. Abdel fattah and Abdallah E. Metwally Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Seroprevalence and associated risk factors for chlamydiosis, coxiellosis and brucellosis in sheep and goats in Borana pastoral area, southern Ethiopia
Abortion is considered an important disease problem of small ruminants in Borana pastoral area. A cross-sectional study was conducted to estimate the prevalence and risk factors of chlamydiosis, coxiellosis (Q... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Asamenew Tesfaye, Mesfin Sahele, Teshale Sori, Chala Guyassa and Abebe Garoma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolation and characteristics of multi-drug resistant Streptococcus porcinus from the vaginal secretions of sow with endometritis
Sow endometritis is a common disease in pig breeding farms after artificial insemination, which leads to gray-green vaginal secretions and decreased conception rates. It is important to perform an etiologic di... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yawen Wang, Haiyong Guo, Yun Bai, Tanqing Li, Ruitao Xu, Tairan Sun, Jicheng Lu and Qinye Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extremely high canine C-reactive protein concentrations   >  100 mg/l – prevalence, etiology and prognostic significance
In human medicine, extremely high CRP (C-reactive protein) concentrations> 100 mg/l are indicators of bacterial infection and the need of antibiotic treatment. Similar decision limits for septic pneumonia are... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Sarah Hindenberg, Natali Bauer and Andreas Moritz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Whole genome sequence comparison of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli from acute and chronic salpingitis of egg laying hens
Infection in the oviduct (salpingitis) is the most common bacterial infection in egg laying hens and is mainly caused by Escherichia coli. The disease is responsible for decreased animal welfare, considerable eco... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Louise Ladefoged Poulsen, Egle Kudirkiene, Steffen Lynge J ørgensen, Steven Philip Djordjevic, Max Laurence Cummins, Jens Peter Christensen, Henrik Christensen, Magne Bisgaard and Ida Thøfner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interventionist videothermometry: a new model of cardiac ischemia evaluation
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate, through videothermometry, the temperature variation in the hearts of rabbits, that underwent induced myocardial ischemia and reperfusion. (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 19, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Tomas Ottoni Barroso da Silva, Leonardo Waldstein de Moura Vidal, Paula Gebe Abreu Cabral, Matheus Roberto da Mota Costa, Silvia Marcela Ruiz Cadena, Marcelo Borges dos Santos Junior, Fernanda Antunes and Andr é Lacerda de Abreu Oliveira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of a competitive exclusion culture against extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli strains in broilers using a seeder bird model
Administration of a competitive exclusion culture (CE culture) has the potential to induce protective effects in very young chicks against caecal colonisation by EEC (= extended-spectrum β-lactamases [ESBL] an... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 19, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ulrich Methner and Uwe R ösler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Repeated disinfectant use in broiler houses and pig nursery units does not affect disinfectant and antibiotic susceptibility in Escherichia coli field isolates
Disinfectants are frequently used in animal production to reduce or eliminate the load of infectious agents and parasites in buildings and equipment associated with the housing or transportation of animals. Th... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 18, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: H. Maertens, E. Van Coillie, S. Millet, S. Van Weyenberg, N. Sleeckx, E. Meyer, J. Zoons, J. Dewulf and K. De Reu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

MRI perfusion analysis using freeware, standard imaging software
Perfusion-weighted imaging is only scarcely used in veterinary medicine. The exact reasons are unclear. One reason might be the typically high costs of the software packages for image analysis. In addition, a ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 18, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Antje Hartmann, Volkher B. Scholz and Ines E. Lautenschl äger Tags: Software Source Type: research

Identification of single-nucleotide variants associated with susceptibility to Salmonella in pigs using a genome-wide association approach
Salmonella enterica serovars are a major cause of foodborne illness and have a substantial impact on global human health. In Canada, Salmonella is commonly found on swine farms and the increasing concern about dr... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Corinne H. Schut, Abdolvahab Farzan, Russell S. Fraser, Margaret H. Ainslie-Garcia, Robert M. Friendship and Brandon N. Lillie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fatal metaldehyde poisoning in a dog confirmed by gas chromatography
Metaldehyde is a toxic pesticide used mainly as a molluscicide, responsible for intoxication and deaths in both humans and animals. Accidental exposure to metaldehyde in dogs is considered rare, but severe. Da... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ana Fl ávia Machado Botelho, Amanda Milhomem Donato Machado, Rayanne Henrique Santana da Silva, Amanda Carvalho Faria, Lucas Santos Machado, Heloa Santos, Sandro de Melo Braga, Bruno Benetti Junta Torres, Marina Pacheco Miguel, Andrea Rodrigues Chaves an Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Prognostic potential of pre-partum blood biochemical and immune variables for postpartum mastitis risk in dairy cows
Mastitis is the most frequent diseases for transition cows. Identification of potential biomarkers for diagnosis of mastitis is important for its prevention. Thus, this study was conducted to investigate blood... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 14, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ruo-wei Guan, Di-ming Wang, Bei-bei Wang, Lu-yi Jiang and Jian-xin Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical infrared thermal imaging of syringomyelia in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Medical infrared thermal imaging (MITI) is a non-invasive imaging modality gaining popularity in the veterinary field. An infrared camera captures emission of heat and creates a color map in the form of a ther... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 14, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: M. Larkin, C. Loughin, D. Marino, C. Dewey, S. Umbaugh and J. Sackman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of two different feeding strategies in the dry period on dry matter intake and plasma protein peroxidative and antioxidative profile during dry period and early lactation
Dairy cows undergo dramatic changes in endocrine and metabolic status around parturition and in early lactation. Meeting the nutritional requirements of transition dairy cows is important for animal health, pr... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 13, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yasmin Gundelach, Beate Streuff, Monika Franczyk, Marta Kankofer and Martina Hoedemaker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Seroprevalence and risk factors of canine distemper virus in the pet and stray dogs in Haa, western Bhutan
Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) is a highly contagious virus belonging to family Paramyxovirade, genus Morbillivirus and responsible for high morbidity and mortality in dogs worldwide. Infected domestic dogs can cau... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 13, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Tshering Dorji, Tenzin Tenzin, Kuenga Tenzin, Dawa Tshering, Karma Rinzin, Waraphon Phimpraphai and Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Profiling Italian cat and dog owners ’ perceptions of pet food quality traits
Over recent years, pet owners have started to demonstrate increased sensitivity toward their companion animals, which includes an increase in the attention paid towards their nutrition, seen as a way of safegu... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 11, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marica Vinassa, Diana Vergnano, Emanuela Valle, Marzia Giribaldi, Joana Nery, Liviana Prola, Domenico Bergero and Achille Schiavone Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High frequency of benzimidazole resistance alleles in trichostrongyloids from Austrian sheep flocks in an alpine transhumance management system
Infections of small ruminants with trichostrongyloid nematodes often result in reduced productivity and may be detrimental to the host. Anthelmintic resistance (AR) against most anthelmintic drug classes is no... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 11, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Barbara Hinney, Julia Schoiswohl, Lynsey Melville, Vahel J. Ameen, Walpurga Wille-Piazzai, Karl Bauer, Anja Joachim, J ürgen Krücken, Philip J. Skuce and Reinhild Krametter-Frötscher Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serological and molecular evidence of Brucella species in the rapidly growing pig sector in Kenya
Brucellosis is an emerging yet neglected zoonosis that has been reported in Kenya. Epidemiological data on brucellosis in ruminants is readily accessible; however, reports on brucellosis in pigs remain limited... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 11, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: James Akoko, Roger Pelle, Velma Kivali, Esther Schelling, Gabriel Shirima, Eunice M. Machuka, Coletha Mathew, Eric M. F èvre, Victoria Kyallo, Laura C. Falzon, AbdulHamid S. Lukambagire, Jo E. B. Halliday, Bassirou Bonfoh, Rudovick Kazwala and Collins Ou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Live-attenuated Salmonella enterica serotype Choleraesuis vaccine with regulated delayed fur mutation confer protection against Streptococcus suis in mice
Recombinant Salmonella enterica serotype Choleraesuis (S. Choleraesuis) vaccine vector could be used to deliver heterologous antigens to prevent and control pig diseases. We have previously shown that a live-atte... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yu-an Li, Yunyun Chen, Yuan zhao Du, Weiwei Guo, Dianfeng Chu, Juan Fan, Xiaobo Wang, Matthew Bellefleur, Shifeng Wang and Huoying Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rapid and visual detection of porcine deltacoronavirus by recombinase polymerase amplification combined with a lateral flow dipstick
Porcine Deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) is a newly emerging Coronavirus that was first identified in 2012 in Hong Kong, China. Since then, PDCoV has subsequently been reported worldwide, causing a high number of neonata... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Xiang Gao, Xinsheng Liu, Yongguang Zhang, Yanming Wei and Yonglu Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimization of a rapid one-step platelet-rich plasma preparation method using syringe centrifugation with and without carprofen
The objectives of this study... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 6, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jutarat Apakupakul, Panpicha Sattasathuchana, Phongsak Chanloinapha and Naris Thengchaisri Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Expression of HIF-1 α and VEGF in feline mammary gland carcinomas: association with pathological characteristics and clinical outcomes
The microenvironment within solid malignant tumors, including feline mammary gland carcinomas (FMGCs), is commonly hypoxic, possibly due to the lack of functional blood vessels in rapidly proliferating neoplas... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 6, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Bo Chen, Susanne Je-Han Lin, Wen-Ta Li, Hui-Wen Chang, Victor Fei Pang, Pei-Yi Chu, Chin-Cheng Lee, Hiroyuki Nakayama, Ching-Ho Wu and Chian-Ren Jeng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of Dal blood type and dog erythrocyte antigens (DEA) 1, 4, and 7 in canine blood donors in Italy and Spain
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Dal, and DEA 1, 4, 7 blood types, in a population of canine blood donors from Italy and Spain. Three hundred and twenty blood donor dogs receiving an an... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 6, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Daniela Proverbio, George Lubas, Eva Spada, Anyela Andrea Medina Valentin, Luis Miguel Vi ñals Florez, Maria del Rosario Perlado Chamizo, Roberta Perego, Maria Grazia Pennisi, Elisabetta Ferro, Luciana Baggiani, Alessandra Gavazza and Marie-Claude Blais Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characterization of Clostridium novyi isolated from a sow in a sudden death case in Korea
Multifocal spherical nonstaining cavities and gram-positive, rod-shaped, and endospore-forming bacteria were found in the liver of a sow that died suddenly. Clostridium novyi type B was identified and isolated fr... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 6, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Chang-Gi Jeong, Byoung-Joo Seo, Salik Nazki, Byung Kwon Jung, Amina Khatun, Myeon-Sik Yang, Seung-Chai Kim, Sang-Hyun Noh, Jae-Ho Shin, Bumseok Kim and Won-Il Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology and clinico-pathological characteristics of current goat pox outbreak in North Vietnam
In view of the current swine fever outbreak and the government aspiration to increase the goat population, a need arises to control and prevent outbreaks of goat pox. Despite North Vietnam facing sporadic case... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - May 6, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Trang Hong Pham, Mohd Azmi Mohd Lila, Nor Yasmin Abd. Rahaman, Huong Lan Thi Lai, Lan Thi Nguyen, Khien Van Do and Mustapha M. Noordin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Five novel PRNP gene polymorphisms and their potential effect on Scrapie susceptibility in three native Ethiopian sheep breeds
Classical scrapie susceptibility in sheep has been linked to three polymorphisms at codon 136, 154, and 171 in the prion protein gene (PRNP) whereas atypical scrapie susceptibility is related to polymorphisms at ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Eden Yitna Teferedegn, Yalcin Yaman and Cemal Un Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Milk exosome-derived miRNAs from water buffalo are implicated in immune response and metabolism process
Buffalo milk is rich in various nutritional components and bioactive substances that provide more essential health benefits to human body. Recently, exosome identified in the breast milk has been reported as a... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Zujing Chen, Yueqin Xie, Junyi Luo, Ting Chen, Qianyun Xi, Yongliang Zhang and Jiajie Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dietary supplementation of micro-encapsulated sodium butyrate in healthy horses: effect on gut histology and immunohistochemistry parameters
As colic and intestinal disorders are a major concern in horses, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of dietary supplementation of butyrate, known to have a diverse array of beneficial e... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 28, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: W. A. Wambacq, D. A. van Doorn, P. M. Rovers-Paap, R. Ducatelle, L. Vlaminck, M. Louren ço and M. Hesta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perilesional photobiomodulation therapy and physical rehabilitation in post-operative recovery of dogs surgically treated for thoracolumbar disk extrusion
Recent studies have reported contrasting results of the effects of laser therapy on post-operative intervertebral disk herniation, with a lack of evidence-based advantages of this modality within a rehabilitat... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Enrico Bruno, Sara Canal, Michela Antonucci, Marco Bernardini, Federica Balducci, Vincenzo Musella, Matteo Mussoni and Giuseppe Spinella Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The changes of inflammatory mediators and vasoactive substances in dairy cows ’ plasma with pasture-associated laminitis
Hoof disease is one of the three major diseases that often occur in dairy cows. The impact of this disease on dairy farming is second only to mastitis. Laminitis is a diffuse, aseptic, serous, non-purulent inf... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 23, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Xianhao Zhang, Jiafeng Ding, Yuepeng Li, Qiaozhi Song, Shuaichen Li, Muhammad Abid Hayat, Jiantao Zhang and Hongbin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum amino acid profile in 51 dogs with immunosuppressant-responsive enteropathy (IRE): a pilot study on clinical aspects and outcomes
Lower levels of tryptophan (TRP) have been identified in people with inflammatory bowel disease and in dogs with protein-losing enteropathy (PLE). No data on serum amino acids (AAs) but some on plasma in canin... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 22, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Elena Benvenuti, Alessio Pierini, Eleonora Gori, Francesco Bartoli, Paola Erba, Pietro Ruggiero and Veronica Marchetti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of hydrolyzed fish protein and autolyzed yeast as substitutes of fishmeal in the gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) diet, on fish intestinal microbiome
This study evaluated the effects of partial substitution of dietary fishmeal (FM) with either fish protein hydrolysate (FPH) or autolysed dried yeast (HiCell ®, Biorigin, Brazil) on intestinal microbiota of gil... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 22, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: S. Rimoldi, E. Gini, J. F. A. Koch, F. Iannini, F. Brambilla and G. Terova Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis reduce faecal protein catabolites concentration and odour in dogs
Direct-fed microbials (DFM), such as Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis, may improve gut functionality of the host by favouring non-pathogenic bacteria and reducing the formation of putrefactive compoun... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 19, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Tais Silvino Bastos, Daniele Cristina de Lima, Camilla Mariane Menezes Souza, Alex Maiorka, Simone Gisele de Oliveira, Let ícia Cardoso Bittencourt and Ananda Portella Félix Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sustained-release voriconazole-thermogel for subconjunctival injection in horses: ocular toxicity and in-vivo studies
Keratomycosis is a relatively common, sight threatening condition in horses, where treatment is often prolonged and costly. Subconjunctival (SCo) injections offer less resistance to drug diffusion than the top... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 16, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Mariano Mora-Pereira, Eva M. Abarca, Sue Duran, William Ravis, Richard J. McMullen Jr, Britta M. Fischer, Yann-Huei Phillip Lee and Anne A. Wooldridge Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antimicrobial resistance and novel mutations detected in the gyrA and parC genes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from companion dogs
Fluoroquinolone agents, such as enrofloxacin and marbofloxacin, are commonly used for pseudomonal infection in veterinary medicine. However, the rate of resistance to fluoroquinolones is rapidly increasing, ac... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Youjin Park, Jaeyoung Oh, Sowon Park, Samuth Sum, Wonkeun Song, Jongchan Chae and Heemyung Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bacterial fecal microbiota is only minimally affected by a standardized weight loss plan in obese cats
Research in humans and mice suggests that obesity influences the abundance and diversity of gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota, and that an “obese microbiome” influences energy metabolism and fat storage in the ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Moran Tal, J. Scott Weese, Diego E. Gomez, Myriam Hesta, Joerg M. Steiner and Adronie Verbrugghe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

PCR-based detection and genetic characterization of porcine parvoviruses in South Korea in 2018
This study ultilized specific PCR- based method and gene- based analysis to study the pres... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Hee-Chun Chung, Van-Giap Nguyen, Thi-My-Le Huynh, Yong-Ho Park, Kun-Taek Park and Bong-Kyun Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus genotype 1 in aerosol by a real time RT-PCR assay
As a pestivirus of the Flaviviridae family, bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV), has imposed a large burden on animal husbandry worldwide, and such virus can be transmitted mainly through direct contact with other... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Peili Hou, Yaru Xu, Hongmei Wang and Hongbin He Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Enhancing the monitoring of fallen stock at different hierarchical administrative levels: an illustration on dairy cattle from regions with distinct husbandry, demographical and climate traits
The automated collection of non-specific data from livestock, combined with techniques for data mining and time series analyses, facilitates the development of animal health syndromic surveillance (AHSyS). An ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - April 14, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Amanda Fern ández-Fontelo, Pedro Puig, German Caceres, Luis Romero, Crawford Revie, Javier Sanchez, Fernanda C. Dorea and Ana Alba-Casals Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research