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From March 15th, 2023, overseas manuscripts being accepted for publication in the Veterinary Research Forum are subjected to pay a mandatory charge of 200.00 USD for all kinds of manuscripts, including Review/Original Articles, Short Communications, and Case Reports.

The charge form will be sent to the corresponding author on acceptance of an article for publication in the journal. Please be advised that the publication of the accepted manuscripts is dependent upon payment of the charge.


Important Announcement

We are pleased to announce that starting in January 2023;

The Veterinary Research Forum will publish 12 monthly issues. The decision has been made to meet the great volume of reception received from academics and researchers across the world. We will firmly continue to maintain a tradition of publishing original and cutting-edge research across the scientific community.  


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Hereunder we are announcing that the corrected proofs are being online after they receive DOI available at  Articles in Press.


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Respected authors are strongly advised to take the time to read the Guide for Authors, otherwise, submissions not following the Veterinary Research Forum format will not be processed and the manuscript will be rejected, immediately.


Article publication charge (APC)

From  May 16th, 2022, manuscripts (National submissions only) that are accepted for publication in the Veterinary Research Forum are subjected to pay a mandatory charge of IRR 7,200,000 for Review/Original Articles and IRR 3,600,000 for Short Communications and Case Reports.


Key molecules regulating the blood meals of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) revealed by transcriptomics

Yajun Lu; Yijia Xu; Chenghang Yu; Shi Cheng; Qianfeng Xia; Bin Zheng

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, Pages 171-179

  Rhipicephalus sanguineus, a repulsive obligate blood feeder, is a three-host tick inflicting tremendous damage. Blood-sucking initiates tick-pathogen-host interactions along with alterations in the expression levels of numerous bioactive ingredients. Key molecules regulating blood meals were identified ...  Read More

Evaluation of drug resistance to albendazole and levamisole against lung worms in goat flocks based on fecal larvae count reduction test

Sepideh Abdollahzadeh; Mousa Tavassoli; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Ghader Jalilzadeh-Amin

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, Pages 181-186

  The over-use of anti-parasitic compounds as a method of control has led to insufficient effectiveness and widespread drug resistance worldwide. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of albendazole and levamisole as anti-parasitic agents in a lung worm control program in goat flocks. During ...  Read More

Effects of ketamine, propofol and isoflurane on electrocardiographic variables in clinically healthy dogs premedicated with medetomidine and midazolam

Masoud Khaleghi; Ali Asghar Sarchahi; Hossein Kazemi Mehrjerdi; Mehdi Rasekh; Dariush Saadati

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, Pages 187-194

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of three anesthetic agents, with premedication of medetomidine and midazolam, on electrocardiographic variables in dogs. Ten adult mixed breed dogs were used in a crossover design study, where they received ketamine, propofol and isoflurane treatments ...  Read More

Characterization of Brucella spp. circulating in industrial dairy cattle farms in Iran: a field study 2016 - 2023

Saeed Alamian; Karim Amiry; Afshar Etemadi; Maryam Dadar

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, Pages 195-202

  Bovine brucellosis, an infectious disease transmitted by Brucella melitensis and Brucella abortus, presents a significant zoonotic risk for agricultural economics and animal health. The primary objective of this study was to present a comprehensive understanding of the prevalence and features of Brucella ...  Read More

Congenital feline tuberculosis: the first case report

Osman Dağar; Mehmet Burak Ateş; Mustafa Ortatatlı; Fatih Mehmet Öztürk

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, Pages 203-205

  This study presents the first report of congenital tuberculosis in an 8-month-old male British Shorthair cat. The case was examined using histopathological and immunohistochemical methods. The cat was referred to a private veterinary clinic with general respiratory system problems and subsequent deterioration, ...  Read More

Comprehensive exploration unveiling the sonography and histopathology of uterine leiomyoma in a cow

Pururava Sharma; Akshay Sharma; Pravesh Kumar; Ankit Kumar Ahuja; Pankaj Sood; Alisha Dhiman; Rakesh Kumar

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, Pages 207-210

  Genital tumours are rare among cattle, largely due to their relatively short lifespans. Leio-myoma, a smooth muscle tumour being more prevalent in dogs, appears only at a rate of 1.00 - 2.00% in cattle, affecting reproductive efficiency in cases of complete uterine obstruction. This case report involves ...  Read More

First report of Hepatozoon felis infection in a domestic cat (Felis catus) in Iran

Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Awat Samiei; Zahra Darabizade; Mohsen Akhoondi; Romina Salavati; Bahar Ahooghalandari; Vahid Fathipour; Arash Akhavan; Armin Fakheri

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, Pages 211-214

  A 6-year-old male domestic short-haired cat (Felis catus) was presented with weakness, anorexia, fever, icterus, a painful abdomen, ruffled hair and a tick infestation, and it had no prior surgery. Laboratory analysis revealed left-shifted neutrophils, thrombocytopenia, low albumin content and high serum ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Generalized megaesophagus associated with Schmidt-like syndrome in a dog

Reza Azargoun; Seyed Mohammad Hashemi-Asl; Siamak Asri-Rezaei

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, Pages 215-218

  A 2-year-old intact male Asian Shepherd dog was referred with a history of chronic regurgitation along with normal appetite and diagnosis of megaesophagus on plain radiography. Clinical examination revealed normothermia, normocardia, normopnea, low body condition score and poor hair coat. The most important ...  Read More

Pharmacokinetic enhancement of marbofloxacin by alpha-1-monolaurin pre-treatment in broiler chickens

Sheen Tukra; Ratn Deep Singh; Hiteshkumar Patel; Vaidehi Sarvaiya; Sanjaykumar Vaghela; Ankitkumar Patel; Shaileshkumar Mody

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 1-6

  The present study investigated the prospect of improvement in pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters of marbofloxacin due to alpha-1-monolaurin pre-treatment in broiler chickens. Two groups of broilers were administered a single oral dose of marbofloxacin (5.00 mg kg-1 body weight): Group-I without pre-treatment ...  Read More

Genetic characterization of virulence and extended spectrum β-lactamase producing genes of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from bovine milk

Bhavinkumar Pankajbhai Katira; Bhaveshkumar Ishwarbhai Prajapati; Ratn Deep Singh; Sandipkumar Sureshbhai Patel; Kirankumar Motiji Solanki

Volume 15, Issue 2 , February 2024, , Pages 57-64

  Mastitis associated Klebsiella pneumoniae species were isolated from bovine milk to characterize virulence genes (wabG and kfuBC) and extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) genes (blaCTX-M-1, blaCTX-M-2, blaCTX-M-9, blaTEM, blaSHV and blaOXA). A total number of 325 bovine milk samples (195 raw and ...  Read More

Development and validation of an insulated isothermal polymerase chain reaction assay for the rapid detection of Mycoplasma synoviae

Lucai Wang; Lijia Liu; Huanrong Zhang

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 7-12

  Mycoplasma synoviae, which causes the disease known as chicken synovitis, causes serious immunosuppression. We developed a rapid insulated isothermal polymerase chain reaction (iiPCR) assay for on-site detection of M. synoviae using a primer and probe set targeting the variable lipoprotein and haemagglutinin ...  Read More

Effects of ultra-filtration purification of infectious bursal disease virus on immune responses and cytokine activation in specific pathogen free chickens

Shahla Shahsavandi; Mohammad Majid Ebrahimi; Ali Nazari; Iraj Khalili

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 49-55

  Purification is an important step in the production of viral vaccines that strongly affects product recovery and subsequent immune responses. The present study was carried out with the aim of improving the purification of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) by the tangential flow filtration (TFF) ...  Read More

Immediate administration of hTERT-MSCs-IDO1-EVs reduces hypoalbuminemia after spinal cord injury

Shiva Amanollahi; Ahmad Reza Bahrami; Azadeh Haghighitalab; Haniyeh Shaterzadeh Yazdi; Hossein Kazemi Mehrjerdi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 27-34

  Spinal cord injury (SCI) presents challenging and unpredictable neurological recovery. During inflammatory conditions, the amount of serum albumin and nutrition consumption decreases. Currently, it is proposed to measure serum albumin and glucose content in human or animal subjects to predict the recovery ...  Read More

Identification of a lytic bacteriophage against clinical isolates of Salmonella typhimurium in turkey poults

Masoud Amini; Abdulghaffar Ownagh; amir Tokmachi; Manochehr Allymehr

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 December 2023

  The poultry products are known as a resource of zoonotic and multi drug resistant pathogens, especially Salmonella spp. Using bacteriophages as an alternative antimicrobial agent are objective. Salmonella typhimurium isolate from turkey poults. The antibiotic susceptibility test was used identified the ...  Read More

A comparative study on the expression of myogenic genes and their effects on performance and meat quality in broiler chicken strains

Manoochehr Allymehr; Kamyar Yousefi; Alireza Talebi; Amir Tukmechi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 February 2024

  The aims of current investigation were to study the growth performance, carcass traits, meat quality and expression profile of Myostatin (MSTN), Insulin-like growth hormone type I (IGF-I), Myogenin (MyoG) and Myogenic regulatory factor 4 (MRF4) genes in three commercial broiler strains including Ross ...  Read More

Serological, molecular, and isolation methods in screening of Burkholderia mallei in East Azerbaijan province, Iran

Hassan Tizfahm Tikmehdash; Alireza Dehnad; Nader Mosavari; Behroz Naghili Hokmabadi; Sanaz Mahmazi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 March 2024

  Glanders caused by Burkholderia mallei is one of the most dangerous zoonotic diseases in solipeds. Clinical diagnosis of this disease in its early stages in horses, is difficult. This study investigated serological and molecular identification of B. mallei in East Azerbaijan province. In the third and ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Anti-Listeria activity of postbiotics of Lactiplantibacillus sakei in beef fillet using aerosolization technique

sima Valipour; Hossein Tajik; Mehran Moradi; Rahim Molaei; Mahdi Ghorbani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 March 2024

  In recent years, the use of probiotics and their metabolites, known as postbiotics as natural preservatives has received increasing attention in the food industry. This study aimed to prepare and characterize postbiotics of Lactiplantibacillus sakei (L. sakei) and to investigate its application as an ...  Read More

A Case of Pulmonary Linguatulosis in a Rabbit

Ömer Faruk Keleş

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 March 2024

  Linguatulosis can infect most ruminants and cause accidental infections in humans. Linguatula serrata is the causative parasite of Linguatulosis, a disease that not only produces economic losses in cattle but also represents a public health risk due to its zoonotic nature. This study aimed to explore ...  Read More

Epithelioid leiomyosarcoma arising from the ocular region in a dog

Tomokazu Nagashima; Chisato Kishi; Yukino Machida; Masaki Michishita

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 March 2024

  A 16-year-old male mixed-breed dog presented with a mass with hemorrhage at the right conjunctiva. Five months after the initial visit, the right eye protruded and had a firm and irregular mass measuring approximately 1 cm in diameter with conjunctival hemorrhage. Microscopically, the mass was comprised ...  Read More

Detection of antibodies against structural proteins of foot-and-mouth disease virus in bovines of western Uttar Pradesh, India

Afroz Afroz; Amit Kumar Verma; Amit Kumar; Surendra Upadhyay; Arbind Singh

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 13 March 2024

  Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is considered as one of the most important contagious viral diseases affecting cloven-footed animals. For effective control of FMD, immunization along with herd immunity is essential in the field conditions. To assure and track the coverage and effectiveness of the vaccination ...  Read More

Genetic characterization of pigeon- origin Avian Avulavirus-1 reveals unique substitutions in F and HN proteins

Deepthi Balam; Ratnamma Doddamane; Ramani Pushpa Rn; Shrikrishna Isloor; Veeregowda Bm

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 April 2024

              Since decades, Newcastle disease (ND) has become endemic in the poultry population of the Indian subcontinent. ND is a highly contagious disease of poultry and other avian species. However, the genetic nature of ND viruses circulating ...  Read More

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