Molecular detection of hemotropic mycoplasmas (hemoplasmas) in domestic cats (Felis catus) in Romania
The hemotropic mycoplasmas (hemoplasmas) of the genus Mycoplasma are recognized as important bacteria that parasitize red blood cells, causing hemolytic anemia in many mammalian species, including cats. No inform... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 22, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Mirela Imre, Cristina V ăduva, Gheorghe Dărăbuș, Sorin Morariu, Viorel Herman, Judit Plutzer, Tijana Suici, Philippa J P Lait and Kálmán Imre Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical, MRI, and histopathological findings of congenital focal diplomyelia at the level of L4 in a female crossbred calf
This case report describes the clinical signs of a calf with focal diplomyelia at the level of the fourth lumbar vertebra. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images and histological findings of the affected spin... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 21, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Gerlinde J. Wunderink, Ursula E. A. Bergwerff, Victoria R. Vos, Mark W. Delany, Dorien S. Willems and Peter R. Hut Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Haematological and serum biochemical reference values in Chinese water deer (Hydropotes inermis): a preliminary study
A selection of haematological and serum biochemical profile was first presented from the 81 samples of Chinese water deer (Hydropotes inermis). The deer health assessment database was initially established, espec... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Dayi Nie, Jianfeng Gui, Na Zhao, Yi Lin, Haiming Tang, Feng Cai, Guoping Shen, Jiazhong Liu, Endi Zhang and Min Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum symmetric dimethylarginine concentration in healthy horses and horses with acute kidney injury
There are limited options to diagnose acute kidney injury (AKI) in horses. Symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA) is routinely used in human and small animal medicine. The aim of this study was to assess serum SDMA... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Natalia Siwinska, Agnieszka Zak, Malwina Slowikowska, Artur Niedzwiedz and Urszula Paslawska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mechanisms of ivermectin-induced wound healing
Wounds cause structural and functional discontinuity of an organ. Wound healing, therefore, seeks to re-establish the normal morphology and functionality through intertwined stages of hemostasis, inflammation,... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Daniel Kwesi Sia, Kwesi Boadu Mensah, Tony Opoku-Agyemang, Raphael D. Folitse and David Obiri Darko Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An integrated review of the role of communication in veterinary clinical practice
There is a growing interest in exploring the nature of communication in veterinary medicine and understanding how veterinary practitioners communicate with their clients and other professionals. This is the fi... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 19, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jack K. H. PUN Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis isolates from chickens and chicken meat products in Malaysia using PFGE, and MLST
This study invest... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 17, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Zunita Zakaria, Latiffah Hassan, Zawiyah Sharif, Norazah Ahmad, Rohaya Mohd Ali, Suraya Amir Husin, Nor Hazrin binti Abd Hazis, Nor Fitriah Mohamed Sohaimi, Shafini Abu Bakar and Bashiru Garba Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antibiotic affects the gut microbiota composition and expression of genes related to lipid metabolism and myofiber types in skeletal muscle of piglets
Early-life antibiotic administration is known to affect gut microbiota and host adiposity, but the effects of antibiotic exposure on skeletal muscle properties remain unknown. The present study evaluated the c... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 16, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Honglin Yan, Bing Yu, Jeroen Degroote, Thomas Spranghers, No émie Van Noten, Maryam Majdeddin, Mario Van Poucke, Luc Peelman, Jo De Vrieze, Nico Boon, Ingrid Gielen, Stefaan De Smet, Daiwen Chen and Joris Michiels Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A pilot study to evaluate the serum Alpha-1 acid glycoprotein response in cats suffering from feline chronic gingivostomatitis
Feline chronic gingivostomatitis (FCGS) is a multifactorial immune-mediated disease that can lead to chronic pain, anorexia, and weight loss and has substantial health and welfare effects. Currently, the recom... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Lisa A. Mestrinho, Rita Rosa, Patr ícia Ramalho, Vasco Branco, Leonor Iglésias, Hugo Pissarra, Ana Duarte and Maria Niza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Are the energy matrix values of the different feed additives in broiler chicken diets could be summed?
The aim of this study is to investigate whether the energy matrix values of the nonstarch polysaccharide- (NSP-) degrading enzymes, bioemulsifier (LYSOFORTE ®), guanidinoacetic acid (CreAMINO®), or their combinati... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 15, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Abdallah E. Metwally, Ahmed A. A. Abdel-Wareth, Ahmed A. Saleh and Shimaa A. Amer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiological study to investigate the incidence and prevalence of clinical mastitis, peracute mastitis, metabolic disorders and peripartum disorders, on a dairy farm in a temperate zone in Japan
Our aim was to investigate the incidence and prevalence of clinical mastitis, peracute mastitis, metabolic disorders, and peripartum disorders, and to examine factors affecting the prevalence of each disease i... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 14, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yuki Fukushima, Erina Kino, Aina Furutani, Tomoya Minamino, Yoko Mikurino, Yoichiro Horii, Kazuyuki Honkawa and Yosuke Sasaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Orthostatic hypotension secondary to a suspected thymoma in a dog: a case report
This is the first case report description, to our knowledge, of a cranial mediastinal mass (suspected thymoma) causing orthostatic hypotension in a dog. (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 13, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jeremy Hansford and Natalia Henao-Guerrero Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Characterization of total adenosine deaminase activity (ADA) and its isoenzymes in saliva and serum in health and inflammatory conditions in four different species: an analytical and clinical validation pilot study
This report ’s objective was to study the enzymatic activity of total ADA (tADA) and its isoenzymes ADA1 and ADA2 i... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 12, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Mar ía Dolores Contreras-Aguilar, Asta Tvarijonaviciute, Ingrida Monkeviciene, María Martín-Cuervo, Luis Guillermo González-Arostegui, Lorena Franco-Martínez, José Joaquín Cerón, Fernando Tecles and Damián Escribano Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Seroprevalence of and risk factors for Q fever in dairy and slaughterhouse cattle of Jimma town, South Western Ethiopia
Q fever is a zoonotic disease, caused by Gram negative bacterium C. burnetii, which imparts significant socio-economic burden due to production and reproductive loss (abortion, stillbirth, and infertility) in rum... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 12, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Feyissa Begna Deressa, David Onafruo Kal, Benti Deressa Gelalcha and Ricardo J. Soares Magalh ães Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary Ureteral Hemangiosarcoma in a dog
Primary ureteral neoplasia in dogs is extremely rare. To the best of the authors ’ knowledge, this is the second documented case of a primary ureteral hemangiosarcoma. This case report describes the clinical an... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 12, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Joseph A. Polit, Elisabeth V. Moore and Ember Epperson Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Risk factors for the incursion, spread and persistence of the foot and mouth disease virus in Eastern Rwanda
Identification of risk factors is crucial in Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) control especially in endemic countries. In Rwanda, almost all outbreaks of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) have started in Eastern... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 12, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jean Claude Udahemuka, Gabriel Oluga Aboge, George Ogello Obiero, Phiyani Justice Lebea, Joshua Orungo Onono and Massimo Paone Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Molecular detection and genetic characterization of Anaplasma marginale and Anaplasma platys-like (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) in water buffalo from eight provinces of Thailand
The objectives of this study were to... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 8, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Anh H. L. Nguyen, Sonthaya Tiawsirisup and Morakot Kaewthamasorn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serological prevalence of six vector-borne pathogens in dogs presented for elective ovariohysterectomy or castration in the South central region of Texas
Most vector-borne pathogens cause zoonotic diseases. These zoonoses often have wild animal reservoirs that play a significant role in disease epidemiology. However, pet animals have also been implicated in tra... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 8, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: J. Mack Fudge, Bailey Boyanowski, Bernie Page, Shuling Liu and Artem S. Rogovskyy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of therapeutic-dose induced intestinal enrofloxacin concentrations in healthy pigs on fecal Escherichia coli populations
This study descri... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 8, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Joren De Smet, Filip Boyen, Siska Croubels, Geertrui Rasschaert, Freddy Haesebrouck, Robin Temmerman, Sofie Rutjens, Patrick De Backer and Mathias Devreese Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bovine adapted transmissible mink encephalopathy is similar to L-BSE after passage through sheep with the VRQ/VRQ genotype but not VRQ/ARQ
Transmissible mink encephalopathy (TME) is a fatal neurologic disease of farmed mink. Evidence indicates that TME and L-BSE are similar and may be linked in some outbreaks of TME. We previously transmitted bov... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 8, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Eric Cassmann, Sarah Jo Moore, Robyn Kokemuller, Anne Balkema-Buschmann, Martin Groschup, Eric Nicholson and Justin Greenlee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology of epizootic lymphangitis of carthorses in northern Ethiopia using conventional diagnostic methods and nested polymerase chain reaction
Epizootic lymphangitis (EL), caused by Histoplasma capsulatum variety farciminosum (HCF) is a contagious, chronic disease of equines, characterized by development of nodular lesions in the lymph nodes, lymphatic ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Birhanu Hadush, Molla Michaelay, Habtamu Taddele Menghistu, Nigus Abebe, Abreha Tesfaye Genzebu, Habtom Kiros Bitsue, Berihun Afera, Bojia E. Duguma, Getachew Gugsa and Gobena Ameni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinicopathological and imaging features of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis in a dog – a case report
The aetiology of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis (PAM) in animals is still unknown. In humans, this pulmonary disorder is a rare autosomal recessive disorder triggered by a mutation in the gene SLC34A2, whic... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ana Canadas Sousa, Joana C. Santos, Clara Landolt, Catarina Gomes, Patr ícia Dias-Pereira and Cláudia S. Baptista Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Impact of amount of straw on pig and pen hygiene in partly slatted flooring systems
Straw is a beneficial enrichment material for pigs, shown to improve welfare through reducing tail biting. Straw has previously been identified as one of the means of how to raise pigs without tail docking, th... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Torun Wallgren, Nils Lundeheim and Stefan Gunnarsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A complex histopathological challenge: suspicion of an osteoblastoma-like osteosarcoma arising from the second thoracic vertebra in a cat
Reports of osteoblastic tumours are limited to a few case reports in veterinary medicine. Osteoblastoma-like osteosarcoma has been accepted by the World Health Organization as an intermediate form between an o... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Felix Giebels, Franck Forterre, Simona Vincenti, Urs Geissbuehler, Monika M. Welle, Roy Pool, Sabina Soldati and Arianna Maiolini Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Immunoinformatics and analysis of antigen distribution of Ureaplasma diversum strains isolated from different Brazilian states
Ureaplasma diversum has numerous virulence factors that contribute to pathogenesis in cattle, including Lipid-associated membrane proteins (LAMPs). Therefore, the objectives of this study were to evaluate in sili... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Manoel Neres Santos Junior, Ronaldo Silva Santos, Wanderson Souza Neves, Janaina Marinho Fernandes, Bruna Carolina de Brito Guimar ães, Maysa Santos Barbosa, Lucas Santana Coelho Silva, Camila Pacheco Gomes, Izadora Souza Rezende, Caline Novaes Teixeira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antiviral effect of baicalin on Marek ’s disease virus in CEF cells
Baicalin, the main metabolic component of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi, has various pharmacological properties including anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-apoptotic, anti-bactericidal and anti-viral. The pu... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 2, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Fan Yang, Chun Feng, Yongxiu Yao, Aijian Qin, Hongxia Shao and Kun Qian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Disseminated Scedosporium apiospermum infection in a Maremmano-Abruzzese sheepdog
Few cases of scedosporiosis have been reported in animals, but the true prevalence is probably underestimated due to a lack of awareness. Scedosporiosis in dogs has often been associated with localized infecti... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 2, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Giovanni Di Teodoro, Daniela Averaimo, Miria Primavera, Doriana Santoleri, Giorgia Giovannini, Antonio Cocco, Gabriella Di Francesco, Daniela Malatesta, Sabrina Defourny, Nicola D ’Alterio, Valentina Curini, Marco Di Domenico and Antonio Petrini Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Proteomic profiles of unilateral cryptorchidism in pigs at different ages using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and in-gel digestion coupled with mass spectrometry (GeLC-MS/MS) approaches
Cryptorchidism is a condition that occurs when one or both testes fail to descend into the scrotum. It is a common congenital disorder, causing economic loss in pig production. However, there have been only li... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 2, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Nathamon Yimpring, Sittiruk Roytrakul, Janthima Jaresitthikunchai, Narumon Phaonakrop, Sucheewin Krobthong and Gunnaporn Suriyaphol Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Meperidine pharmacokinetics and effects on physiologic parameters and thermal threshold following intravenous administration of three doses to horses
Meperidine is a synthetic opioid that belongs to the phenylpiperidine class and is a weak mu receptor agonist. In horses there are a limited number of published studies describing the analgesic effects of syst... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 1, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Briana D. Hamamoto-Hardman, Eugene P. Steffey, Daniel S. McKemie, Philip H. Kass and Heather K. Knych Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Persistent domestic circulation of African swine fever virus in Tanzania, 2015 –2017
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly fatal viral hemorrhagic disease of domestic pigs that threatens livelihoods and food security. In Africa, ASF virus (ASFV) circulates in sylvatic (transmission between war... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 1, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Clara M. Yona, Merijn Vanhee, Edgar Simulundu, Mariam Makange, Hans J. Nauwynck and Gerald Misinzo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of heel elevation on breakover phase in horses with laminitis
In a laminitic horse, the maximal loading of the toe region occurs during the breakover phase. To date, no kinetic data demonstrates the effect of supportive orthopaedic therapy in horses with laminitis on bre... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - October 1, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Mohamad Al Naem, Lutz-Ferdinand Litzke, Florian Geburek, Klaus Failing, Johanna Hoffmann and Michael R öcken Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Detection of fowl adenovirus D strains in wild birds in Poland by Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP)
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 30, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jowita Samanta Niczyporuk, Wojciech Kozdru ń, Hanna Czekaj, Natalia Styś-Fijoł and Karolina Piekarska Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Diagnostic reliability of clinical signs in cows with traumatic reticuloperitonitis and abomasal ulcers
Clinical signs of traumatic reticuloperitonitis and abomasal ulcer are often similar making the disorders difficult to differentiate. The goal of our study was to compare the frequency of individual clinical s... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ueli Braun, Karl Nuss, Sonja Warislohner, Christina Reif, Carina Oschlies and Christian Gerspach Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Phenotypic variability and population structure analysis of Tanzanian free-range local chickens
This study aimed to phenotypically characterize three Tanzanian FRLCs and to deter... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: James R. Mushi, Gaspar H. Chiwanga, Esinam N. Amuzu-Aweh, Muhammed Walugembe, Robert A. Max, Susan J. Lamont, Terra R. Kelly, Esther L. Mollel, Peter L. Msoffe, Jack Dekkers, Rodrigo Gallardo, Huaijun Zhou and Amandus P. Muhairwa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a double-recombinant antibody sandwich ELISA for quantitative detection of epsilon toxoid concentration in inactivated Clostridium perfringens vaccines
In this study, we selected several clones against ETX using repertoi... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Maryam Alibeiki, Mehdi Golchin and Mohammad Tabatabaei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiological characterization of Mycobacterium caprae strains isolated from wildlife in the Bieszczady Mountains, on the border of Southeast Poland
The majority of animal tuberculosis (TB) cases reported in wildlife in Poland over the past 20 years have concerned the European bison inhabiting the Bieszczady Mountains in Southeast Poland: an area running a... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Blanka Or łowska, Monika Krajewska-Wędzina, Ewa Augustynowicz-Kopeć, Monika Kozińska, Sylwia Brzezińska, Anna Zabost, Anna Didkowska, Mirosław Welz, Stanisław Kaczor, Piotr Żmuda and Krzysztof Anusz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety evaluation of the interchangeable use of robenacoxib in commercially-available tablets and solution for injection in cats
Robenacoxib (Onsior ™) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug developed for canine and feline use for the control of pain and inflammation. It is available as both tablets and solution for injection. (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Mark C. Heit, L. Jay Stallons, Wolfgang Seewald, Caryn M Thompson, C éline E. Toutain, Stephen B. King and Rainer Helbig Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Restoring pars intermedia dopamine concentrations and tyrosine hydroxylase expression levels with pergolide: evidence from horses with pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction
Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) develops slowly in aged horses as degeneration of hypothalamic dopaminergic neurons leads to proliferation of pars intermedia (PI) melanotropes through hyperplasia ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jessica S. Fortin, Matthew J. Benskey, Keith J. Lookingland, Jon S. Patterson, Erin B. Howey, John L. Goudreau and Harold C. Schott II Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of acupuncture for the treatment of pain associated with naturally-occurring osteoarthritis in dogs: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, blinded clinical trial
Acupuncture has been used as a treatment for pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA) for thousands of years; however, there is a lack of definitive evidence for this indication in humans or animals. The aim o... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Alice Baker-Meuten, Theresa Wendland, Shelly K. Shamir, Ann M. Hess and Felix Michael Duerr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of physical and chemical factors on pseudorabies virus activity in vitro
Pseudorabies (PR) is latent and can persist in infected sows for a long time, and thus, convalescent sows can carry the virus throughout life, causing severe economic losses to farmers and posing a tremendous ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 25, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Lang Gong, Qiwei Deng, Runda Xu, Chihai Ji, Heng Wang and Guihong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Collagen extract obtained from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) skin accelerates wound healing in rat model via up regulating VEGF, bFGF, and α-SMA genes expression
Collagen is the most abundant structural protein in the mammalian connective tissue and represents approximately 30% of animal protein. The current study evaluated the potential capacity of collagen extract de... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Zizy I. Elbialy, Ayman Atiba, Aml Abdelnaby, Ibrahim I. Al-Hawary, Ahmed Elsheshtawy, Hamed A. El-Serehy, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim, Sabreen E. Fadl and Doaa H. Assar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of doxorubicin associated with amniotic membrane stem cells in the treatment of canine inflammatory breast carcinoma (IPC-366) cells
Tumours in mammary glands represent the most common neoplasia in bitches, as in humans. This high incidence results in part from the stimulation of sex hormones on these glands. Among mammary tumours, inflamma... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: J éssica Borghesi, Sara Caceres, Lara Carolina Mario, Angela Alonso-Diez, Ana Carolina Silveira Rabelo, Maria J. Illera, Gema Silvan, Maria Angélica Miglino, Phelipe O. Favaron, Ana Claudia O. Carreira and Juan Carlos Illera Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low and very low birth weight in puppies: definitions, risk factors and survival in a large-scale population
Neonatal mortality (over the first three weeks of life) is a major concern in canine breeding facilities as an economic and welfare issue. Since low birth weight (LBW) dramatically increases the risk of neonat... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Am élie Mugnier, Sylvie Chastant-Maillard, Hanna Mila, Faouzi Lyazrhi, Florine Guiraud, Achraf Adib-Lesaux, Virginie Gaillard, Claude Saegerman and Aurélien Grellet Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of dietary zinc oxide nanoparticles on selected serum biomarkers, lipid peroxidation and tissue gene expression of antioxidant enzymes and cytokines in Japanese quail
This study aimed to investigate the impact of... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 23, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Sabry Mohamed El-Bahr, Saad Shousha, Ibrahim Albokhadaim, Ahmed Shehab, Wassem Khattab, Omar Ahmed-Farid, Osama El-Garhy, Abdelrahman Abdelgawad, Mehrez El-Naggar, Mahmoud Moustafa, Omnia Badr and Mohammad Shathele Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative transcriptomic profiling of myxomatous mitral valve disease in the cavalier King Charles spaniel
Almost all elderly dogs develop myxomatous mitral valve disease by the end of their life, but the cavalier King Charles spaniel (CKCS) has a heightened susceptibility, frequently resulting in death at a young ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 23, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: G. R. Markby, V. E. Macrae, B. M. Corcoran and K. M. Summers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The pathogenesis of a North American H5N2 clade 2.3.4.4 group A highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in surf scoters (Melanitta perspicillata)
Aquatic waterfowl, particularly those in the order Anseriformes and Charadriiformes, are the ecological reservoir of avian influenza viruses (AIVs). Dabbling ducks play a recognized role in the maintenance and tr... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 23, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jasmina M. Luczo, Diann J. Prosser, Mary J. Pantin-Jackwood, Alicia M. Berlin and Erica Spackman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of transport stress on pathological injury and expression of main heat shock proteins in the caprine stomach
Transportation is necessary to introduce new breeds of goats to the farm and move the adult meat goat from the farm to the slaughterhouse. However, these actions may give rise to transport stress. Heat shock p... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 22, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Wei Hu, Tian Ye, Yanzhen Yang, Ben Liu and Wenya Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Echocardiographic reference intervals with allometric scaling of 823 clinically healthy rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
Echocardiography is commonly used for assessing cardiac structure and function in various species including non-human primates. A few previous studies reported normal echocardiographic reference intervals of c... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 22, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yu Ueda, Laetitia M. M. Duler, Kami J. Elliot, Paul-Michael D. Sosa, Jeffrey A. Roberts and Joshua A. Stern Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Profile of serum lipid metabolites of one-week-old goat kids depending on the type of rearing
Weaning of goat kids immediately after birth and feeding them on bovine or heat-treated caprine colostrum, referred to as snatching, is considered an effective control measure in some infectious diseases. The ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 21, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Micha ł Czopowicz, Agata Moroz, Olga Szaluś-Jordanow, Marcin Mickiewicz, Lucjan Witkowski, Tomasz Nalbert, Iwona Markowska-Daniel, Ryszard Puchała, Emilia Bagnicka and Jarosław Kaba Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of left atrial function in feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy by using two- dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography
Left atrial (LA) function plays an important role in diastolic dysfunction in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography (2D-STE) is a technique for assessin... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - September 18, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Arisara Kiatsilapanan and Sirilak Disatian Surachetpong Tags: Research article Source Type: research