The emergence of porcine epidemic diarrhoea in Croatia: molecular characterization and serology
Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) is an emergent/re-emergent viral pig disease (caused by the virus belonging to the Coronaviridae family, in specific the Alphacoronavirus genus) of global importance. Clinical pre... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 18, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Dragan Brni ć, Ivana Šimić, Ivana Lojkić, Nina Krešić, Andreja Jungić, Davor Balić, Marica Lolić, Dražen Knežević and Brigita Hengl Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An association of Orf virus infection among sheep and goats with herd health programme in Terengganu state, eastern region of the peninsular Malaysia
Orf virus causes a scabby skin lesions which decreases productivity in small ruminants. The unknown status of this disease in the eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia warrants a study to determine sero-preval... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 18, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jamilu Abubakar Bala, Krishnan Nair Balakrishnan, Ashwaq Ahmed Abdullah, Lawan Adamu, Muhammad Syaafii bin Noorzahari, Lau Kah May, Hassana Kyari Mangga, Mohd Termizi Ghazali, Ramlan Bin Mohamed, Abd Wahid Haron, Mustapha Mohamed Noordin and Mohd Azmi Moh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of porcine circovirus type 3 in pigs in the southeastern Chinese province of Zhejiang
Porcine circovirus type 3 (PCV3) was first reported in US in 2016. The virus was also identified later in China. Prevalence of PCV3 in Zhejiang province in southeastern China is not clear though it has been re... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 15, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Shichao Geng, Hao Luo, Yajie Liu, Cong Chen, Weicheng Xu, Yunlu Chen, Xiaoliang Li and Weihuan Fang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Canine platelets express functional Toll-like receptor-4: lipopolysaccharide-triggered platelet activation is dependent on adenosine diphosphate and thromboxane A2 in dogs
Functional Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) has been characterized in human and murine platelets indicating that platelets play a role in inflammation and hemostasis during sepsis. It is unclear whether canine plat... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 15, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ronald H. L. Li, Nghi Nguyen and Fern Tablin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Seroprevalence and risk factors of Brucella ovis in domestic sheep in Wyoming, USA
Brucella ovis causes a sexually transmitted, infectious disease of domestic sheep characterized by genital lesions and epididymitis in rams, placentitis and rare abortions in ewes, and neonatal mortality in lambs... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 15, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Molly Elderbrook, Brant Schumaker, Todd Cornish, Dannele Peck and Kerry Sondgeroth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigation of chronic and persistent classical swine fever infections under field conditions and their impact on vaccine efficacy
Recent studies have hypothesized that circulation of classical swine fever virus (CSFV) variants when the immunity induced by the vaccine is not sterilizing might favour viral persistence. Likewise, in additio... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 15, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Liani Coronado, Jose Alejandro Boh órquez, Sara Muñoz-González, Lester Josue Perez, Rosa Rosell, Osvaldo Fonseca, Laiyen Delgado, Carmen Laura Perera, Maria Teresa Frías and Llilianne Ganges Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Truncated Rep protein of porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) caused by a naturally occurring mutation reduced virus replication in PK15 cells
Porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) is the causative agent of porcine circovirus-associated diseases (PCVADs). The infection of PCV2 is widespread and has serious consequence, thereby causing significant economic loss... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 15, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yi Hu, Xiong Cai, Yang Zhan, Xiaomin Yuan, Tanbin Liu, Lei Tan, Yalan Li, Lijie Zhang, Lingchen Yang, Wei Liu, Zhibang Deng, Naidong Wang, Yi Yang, Shiyin Guo and Aibing Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The diagnostic performance of human urinary dipsticks to estimate urine pH, specific gravity (SpG), and protein in horses: are they reliable?
Urinalysis is a critical diagnostic test which is performed in routine veterinary medicine practice. In this diagnostic test, semiquantitative measurement of urine biochemical substances is carried out using u... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 12, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Fatemeh Hekmatynia, Neda Eskandarzadeh, Masoud Imani, Mahdieh Rezaei and Mohamad Zamani-Ahmadmahmudi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of gut microbiota diversity between wild and captive bharals (Pseudois nayaur)
This study compared the diversity of the... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 12, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Xiangwen Chi, Hongmei Gao, Guosheng Wu, Wen Qin, Pengfei Song, Lei Wang, Jiarui Chen, Zhenyuan Cai and Tongzuo Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Innovative application of an implantable venous access system in the portal vein: technique, results and complications in three dogs
Vascular access port (VAP) systems are widely used in human medicine to provide long-term venous access. However, in veterinary medicine the use of VAP systems is not common practice and publications on their ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 11, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Kiona S. de Nies, Hedwig S. Kruitwagen, Giora van Straten, Leonie W. L. van Bruggen, Joris H. Robben, Baukje A. Schotanus, Ies Akkerdaas and Anne Kummeling Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Characterization of functional traits with focus on udder health in heifers with divergent paternally inherited haplotypes on BTA18
A major challenge in modern medicine and animal husbandry is the issue of antimicrobial resistance. One approach to solving this potential medical hazard is the selection of farm animals with less susceptibili... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 11, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: A. Heimes, J. Brodhagen, R. Weikard, H. M. Hammon, M. M. Meyerholz, W. Petzl, H. Zerbe, S. Engelmann, M. Schmicke, M. Hoedemaker, H.-J. Schuberth and C. K ühn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High-level mupirocin resistance in methicillin-resistant staphylococci isolated from dogs and cats
Mupirocin is one of the few antimicrobials active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and is frequently used for the eradication of MRSA nasal colonisation in humans. Initially, mupirocin ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 10, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Magdalena Kizerwetter- Świda, Dorota Chrobak-Chmiel and Magdalena Rzewuska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Combined supplementation of Lactobacillus fermentum and Pediococcus acidilactici promoted growth performance, alleviated inflammation, and modulated intestinal microbiota in weaned pigs
Probiotics are important for pigs to enhance health and intestinal development, which are potential alternative to antibiotics. Many studies have reported the functions of single bacterial strain as probiotic ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 10, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Shilan Wang, Bingqian Yao, Hang Gao, Jianjun Zang, Shiyu Tao, Shuai Zhang, Shimeng Huang, Beibei He and Junjun Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of Pimobendan on NT-proBNP and c troponin I before and after a submaximal exercise test in dogs with preclinical mitral valve disease without cardiomegaly – a randomised, double-blinded trial
Exercise testing in conjunction with measurement of cardiac biomarkers NT-proBNP and cTnI is a useful tool for monitoring the effect of treatment on cardiac patients. Administering Pimobendan in dogs with dege... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 9, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Nayeli Iwanuk, Ingo Nolte, Leona Wall, Maximiliane Sehn, Jonathan Raue, Anna Pilgram, Katja Rumstedt and Jan-Peter Bach Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of time-series models for monitoring temporal trends in endemic diseases sero-prevalence: lessons from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome in Danish swine herds
Monitoring systems are essential to detect if the number of cases of a specific disease is rising. Data collected as part of voluntary disease monitoring programs is particularly useful to evaluate if control ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 8, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Ana Carolina Lopes Antunes and Dan Jensen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Two novel monoclonal antibodies against fiber-1 protein of FAdV-4 and their application in detection of FAdV-4/10
Recently, serotype 4 fowl adenovirus (FAdV-4) has spread widely and caused huge economic loss to poultry industry. However, little is known about the molecular pathogenesis of FAdV-4. Fiber protein is thought ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 8, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Hongxia Shao, Yanan Lu, Weikang Wang, Tuofan Li, Jianjun Zhang, Zhimin Wan, Guangchen Liang, Wei Gao, Aijian Qin and Jianqiang Ye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of corn supplementation on meat quality and fatty acid composition of Dorper lambs fed PKC-Urea treated rice straw
The increasing costs of feed has subsequently increased the costs of production of livestock, thereby decreasing the profit margin of this sector. The utilization of agro-industrial by-products has to some ext... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 8, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: O. A. Saeed, A. Q. Sazili, H. Akit, M. Ebrahimi, A. R. Alimon and A. A. Samsudin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome sequence analysis reveals potential for virulence genes and multi-drug resistance in an Enterococcus faecalis 2A (XJ05) strain that causes lamb encephalitis
Enterococcus is an important component of normal flora in human and animals, but in recent years, the pathogenicity of Enterococcus has been confirmed in clinical medicine. More and more animal infections have... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 8, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yingjin Chai, Xiaoxiao Gu, Qin Wu, Bingjiao Guo, Yayin Qi, Xiaolan Wang, Xia Zhou, Jie Li, Mengli Han and Fagang Zhong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Seroprevalence and risk factors for lumpy skin disease virus seropositivity in cattle in Uganda
Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is a transboundary cattle disease caused by a Capripoxvirus of the family Poxviridae. In Uganda, documented information on the epidemiology of the disease is rare and there is no nationwi... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 8, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Sylvester Ochwo, Kimberly VanderWaal, Anna Munsey, Joseph Nkamwesiga, Christian Ndekezi, Elda Auma and Frank N. Mwiine Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A single nucleotide variant in the promoter region of the CCR5 gene increases susceptibility to arthritis encephalitis virus in goats
The small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLVs) are a heterogeneous group of viruses that includes caprine arthritis encephalitis virus (CAEV) and Maedi-Visna virus (MVV). SRLVs affect the production and welfare of sh... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 6, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Silvia Colussi, Rosanna Desiato, Chiara Beltramo, Simone Peletto, Paola Modesto, Maria Grazia Maniaci, Valentina Campia, Antonio Quasso, Sergio Rosati, Luigi Bertolotti, Giuseppe Ru and Pier Luigi Acutis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Papillomavirus DNA not detected in canine lobular orbital adenoma and normal conjunctival tissue
Canine lobular orbital adenomas are benign tumors that arise from orbital glandular tissue and extend into the orbit, conjunctiva, and third eyelid. Surgical excision is challenging and recurrence rates are hi... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 5, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Elizabeth A. F. Schaefer, Shirley Chu, Jacqueline W. Pearce, Jeffrey N. Bryan and Brian K. Flesner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and distribution of blaCTX-M, blaSHV, blaTEM genes in extended- spectrum β- lactamase- producing E. coli isolates from broiler farms in the Philippines
Antimicrobial resistance is a worldwide problem causing serious health threats. Escherichia coli is one of the most important bacteria that causes resistance problem. These bacteria produce an enzyme called exten... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 5, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Romeo S. Gundran, Paul A. Cardenio, Marvin A. Villanueva, Fredelon B. Sison, Carolyn C. Benigno, Kwanchai Kreausukon, Duangporn Pichpol and Veerasak Punyapornwithaya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Non-functional thyroid cystadenoma in three boxer dogs
Thyroid neoplasia is a common endocrine neoplasm in dogs. The boxer is one of the reported breeds predisposed to malignant thyroid neoplasia. However, the association between thyroid neoplasia, malignancy and ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 5, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marie-Pauline Maurin, Dan Davies, Hanne Jahns, Robert E. Shiel and Carmel T. Mooney Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Chronic intramammary infection by Listeria monocytogenes in a clinically healthy goat – a case report
Listeria monocytogenes is a ubiquitous Gram-positive bacterium responsible for a severe foodborne disease in humans, and contaminated dairy products can be an important source of infection. Typically, infected da... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 5, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Maria Filippa Addis, Tiziana Cubeddu, Ylenia Pilicchi, Stefano Rocca and Renata Piccinini Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Pro-inflammatory mediators and neutrophils are increased in synovial fluid from heifers with acute ruminal acidosis
Acute ruminal acidosis (ARA) is a metabolic disease of cattle characterized by an aseptic synovitis. ARA is the result of an increased intake of highly fermentable carbohydrates that frequently occurs in dairy... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 3, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Alejandra I. Hidalgo, Mar ía D. Carretta, Pablo Alarcón, Carolina Manosalva, Ananda Müller, Max Navarro, María A. Hidalgo, Thilo Kaehne, Anja Taubert, Carlos R. Hermosilla and Rafael A. Burgos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A survey of antimicrobial use practices of Tennessee beef producers
The objectives of this study were to determine the following among Tennessee be... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 2, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: John E. Ekakoro, Marc Caldwell, Elizabeth B. Strand, Lew Strickland and Chika C. Okafor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The humoral immune response is essential for successful vaccine protection against paratuberculosis in sheep
The role played by the humoral immune response in animals vaccinated against a mycobacterial disease such as paratuberculosis, is not well understood. Sheep vaccinated against Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuber... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 2, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Hannah B. Pooley, Douglas J. Begg, Karren M. Plain, Richard J. Whittington, Auriol C. Purdie and Kumudika de Silva Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative proteomic analysis reveals drug resistance of Staphylococcus xylosus ATCC700404 under tylosin stress
As a kind of opportunist pathogen, Staphylococcus xylosus (S. xylosus) can cause mastitis. Antibiotics are widely used for treating infected animals and tylosin is a member of such group. Thus, the continuous use... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 2, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Xin Liu, Jinpeng Wang, Mo Chen, Ruixiang Che, Wenya Ding, Fei Yu, Yonghui Zhou, Wenqiang Cui, Xing Xiaoxu, Bello-Onaghise God ’spower and Yanhua Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sensitivity and specificity of magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography for the determination of the developmental state of cranial sutures and synchondroses in the dog
During skull ontogenesis, growth centers in the skull base and calvarial bones allow gradual expansion of the cranial vault. Premature growth termination of cranial base synchondroses and/or calvarial sutures ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - July 1, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Daniela Farke, Carsten Staszyk, Klaus Failing, Robert M. Kirberger and Martin J. Schmidt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiological assessment of the factors associated with antimicrobial use in French free-range broilers
Although the poultry sector accounts for a major portion of global antimicrobial consumption, few studies have explored the factors which influence antimicrobial use (AMU) in poultry farms in Europe. We perfor... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 28, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: C écile J. M. Adam, Nicolas Fortané, Alexandra Coviglio, Léa Delesalle, Christian Ducrot and Mathilde C. Paul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Non-controlled, open-label clinical trial to assess the effectiveness of a dietetic food on pruritus and dermatologic scoring in atopic dogs
Canine atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common skin disease. The goal of this study was to evaluate food designed to improve skin barrier function and lower inflammation to reduce pruritus and clinical severity in ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 28, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Angela Witzel-Rollins, Maryanne Murphy, Iveta Becvarova, Stephen R. Werre, Marie-Christine Cadiergues and Hein Meyer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anthelmintic efficacy against gastrointestinal nematodes in goats raised under mountain farming conditions in northern Italy
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of anthelmintics in goats raised under mountain farming conditions in northern Italy. On 8 goat farms (n =  143 animals), a faecal egg count reduction (FECR) test was done... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 27, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: C. Lambertz, I. Poulopoulou, K. Wuthijaree and M. Gauly Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Canine myxosarcomas, a retrospective analysis of 32 dogs (2003 –2018)
The objective of... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 27, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Yoshimi Iwaki, Stephanie Lindley, Annette Smith, Kaitlin M. Curran and Jayme Looper Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antimicrobial prescription data in Danish national database validated against treatment records in organic pig farms and analysed for associations with lesions found at slaughter
Antimicrobial use (AMU) in livestock is a debated topic, mainly due to the risk of associated development of antimicrobial resistance. There is focus on reducing AMU in the Danish pig production, which account... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 27, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Amanda Brinch Kruse, Charlotte Sonne Kristensen, Ulrik Lavlund and Helle Stege Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety and efficacy of reduced dosage ketoprofen with or without tramadol for long-term treatment of osteoarthritis in dogs: a randomized clinical trial
This study aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of reduced-dosage ketoprofen with or without tramadol in dogs. Five healthy dogs receiving standard-dosage ketoprofen (2  mg/kg SC, then 1 mg/kg PO daily) co... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 25, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Beatriz P. Monteiro, Cedric Lambert, Elena Bianchi, Jean Pierre Genevois, Giulio Soldani and Eric Troncy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

PFOS mediates immunomodulation in an avian cell line that can be mitigated via a virus infection
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are environmentally persistent and bioaccumulative chemicals. Immunomodulation is among the most concerning of toxic effects linked with PFAS exposure in mammalian m... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 25, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jose M. Casta ño-Ortiz, Veerle L. B. Jaspers and Courtney A. Waugh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changes in pre- and postoperative serum leptin concentrations in dogs with gallbladder mucocele and cholelithiasis
In this study, we performed pre- and postoperative short-term follow-up analyses to confirm changes in seru... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 25, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Sungin Lee, Aeri Lee, Oh-kyeong Kweon and Wan Hee Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Determination and pharmacokinetics study of oxyclozanide suspension in cattle by LC-MS/MS
Oxyclozanide is an anthelmintic drug that is widely used to treat fasciolosis. However, the pharmacokinetics of oxyclozanide in cattle are not yet clearly understood. The present study was designed to develop a s... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 24, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jili Zhang, Yubin Bai, Bing Li, Xuzheng Zhou, Hongfei Si and Jiyu Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bisphosphonate use in the horse: what is good and what is not?
Bisphosphonates (BPs) are a family of molecules characterized by two key properties: their ability to bind strongly to bone mineral and their inhibitory effects on mature osteoclasts and thus bone resorption. ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 24, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Alexis Mitchell, Ashlee E. Watts, Frank H. Ebetino and Larry J. Suva Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Additive Bayesian networks for antimicrobial resistance and potential risk factors in non-typhoidal Salmonella isolates from layer hens in Uganda
Multi-drug resistant bacteria are seen increasingly and there are gaps in our understanding of the complexity of antimicrobial resistance, partially due to a lack of appropriate statistical tools. This hampers... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 24, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Sonja Hartnack, Terence Odoch, Gilles Kratzer, Reinhard Furrer, Yngvild Wasteson, Trine M. L ’Abée-Lund and Eystein Skjerve Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A longitudinal assessment of periodontal disease in Yorkshire terriers
Periodontal disease is the most common oral disease of dogs and has been associated with systemic disease. The purpose of the present study was to determine the extent of periodontal disease in a population of... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 21, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Corrin Wallis, Ilaria Pesci, Alison Colyer, Lisa Milella, Peter Southerden, Lucy J. Holcombe and Neil Desforges Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ugandan cattle farmers ’ perceived needs of disease prevention and strategies to improve biosecurity
Infectious diseases are an important role obstacle to high productivity in Ugandan cattle production. General disease prevention is particularly important in low-income countries, where veterinary services and... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 21, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Cecilia Wolff, Salvatory Abigaba and Susanna Sternberg Lewerin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reproductive toxicity of fluoroquinolones in birds
While commercial poultry and captive birds are exposed to antimicrobials through direct medication, environmental pollution may result in contamination of wild birds. Fluoroquinolones are commonly used medicat... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 21, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Hana Hruba, Ehdaa Eltayeb Eltigani Abdelsalam, Nikolay Anisimov, Hana Bandouchova, Barbora Havelkova, Tomas Heger, Miroslava Kanova, Veronika Kovacova, Monika Nemcova, Vladimir Piacek, Jana Sedlackova, Frantisek Vitula and Jiri Pikula Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing antimicrobial misuse in small-scale chicken farms in Vietnam from an observational study
Antimicrobials are used by poultry farmers in Vietnam as a tool to treat and prevent infectious diseases. We aimed to determine the fraction of disease episodes likely to remain untreated due to the administra... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 20, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Marc Choisy, Nguyen Van Cuong, Truong Dinh Bao, Bach Tuan Kiet, Bo Ve Hien, Ho Viet Thu, Niwat Chansiripornchai, Erry Setyawan, Guy Thwaites, Jonathan Rushton and Juan Carrique-Mas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Presumptive primary intrathoracic mast cell tumours in two dogs
Mast cell tumours are the most common cutaneous neoplasms in dogs. Other primary sites include visceral organs, such as the gastrointestinal tract, liver, or spleen, and the oral cavity. Frequent metastatic sites... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 17, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Juan Carlos Cartagena-Albertus, Antoaneta Moise, Sergio Moya-Garc ía, Nora Cámara-Fernández and Jose Alberto Montoya-Alonso Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Poultry population dynamics and mortality risks in smallholder farms of the Mekong river delta region
Poultry farming is widely practiced by rural households in Vietnam and the vast majority of domestic birds are kept on small household farms. However, smallholder poultry production is constrained by several i... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 17, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Alexis Delabouglise, Benjamin Nguyen-Van-Yen, Nguyen Thi Le Thanh, Huynh Thi Ai Xuyen, Phung Ngoc Tuyet, Ha Minh Lam and Maciej F. Boni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of hypoxia on chondrogenesis of equine synovial membrane-derived and bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells
Joint injury is extremely common in equine athletes and post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA), a progressive and debilitating disease, is estimated to affect 60% of horses in the USA. The limited potential for ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 14, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Alexis L. Gale, Renata M. Mammone, Michael E. Dodson, Renata L. Linardi and Kyla F. Ortved Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Experimental infection of Korean native goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) with bovine viral diarrhea virus 1b
Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) infects various ungulates and causes reproductive failure in infected goats. BVDV has been detected among goats in the Republic of Korea, but the route of transmission remain... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 14, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Jae-Ku Oem, Du-Gyeong Han and Kyoung-Seong Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prostaglandin F2 α (PGF2α) production possibility and its receptors expression in the early- and late-cleaved preimplantation bovine embryos
Prostaglandin F2 α (PGF2α) is an important component for the physiology of female reproductive processes. In the literature, the data pertaining to the synthesis and action of PGF2α in early embryonic bovine devel... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 14, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Katarzyna Grycmacher, Dorota Boruszewska, Emilia Sinderewicz, Ilona Kowalczyk-Zi ęba, Joanna Staszkiewicz-Chodor and Izabela Woclawek-Potocka Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Control of paratuberculosis: who, why and how. A review of 48 countries
Paratuberculosis, a chronic disease affecting ruminant livestock, is caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP). It has direct and indirect economic costs, impacts animal welfare and arouses publ... (Source: BMC Veterinary Research)
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - June 13, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Richard Whittington, Karsten Donat, Maarten F. Weber, David Kelton, S øren Saxmose Nielsen, Suzanne Eisenberg, Norma Arrigoni, Ramon Juste, Jose Luis Sáez, Navneet Dhand, Annalisa Santi, Anita Michel, Herman Barkema, Petr Kralik, Polychronis Kostoulas, Tags: Review Source Type: research