Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
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

Frequency and genotyping of Giardia duodenalis in dogs of Urmia, northwest of Iran

Reza Esmailzadeh; Farnaz Malekifard; Alaleh Rakhshanpour; Mousa Tavassoli

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, , Pages 335-340

  Giardia duodenalis is a zoonotic protozoan infecting various vertebrates such as humans and domestic animals. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and genotypes of G. duodenalis using polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) in dogs of Urmia, Iran. ...  Read More

Molecular serotyping of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) of animal origin in Iran reveals the presence of important non-O157 seropathotypes

Mahdi Askari Badouei; Haniye Taban; Ali Nemati; Luis Fernando Dos Santos

Volume 14, Issue 5 , May 2023, , Pages 267-274

  The present study reported the first serotyping (O:H typing) data documented in Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) strains of animal origin in Iran in isolates recovered between 2008 to 2016. A total number of 75 STEC strains previously isolated from fecal samples of cattle, sheep, goats, ...  Read More

Molecular detection of Coxiella burnetii in Kope cheese and cattle milk in West Azerbaijan, Iran

Kowsar Mokarizadeh; Abdulghaffar Ownagh; Hossein Tajik

Volume 14, Issue 5 , May 2023, , Pages 289-293

  There are few studies on Coxiella burnetii (Cb) as a causative agent of Q fever in dairy products in Iran. The prevalence of Cb was studied by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method in Kope (pot) cheese and cattle milk collected from West Azerbaijan province, Iran. A total number of 240 Kope cheese and ...  Read More

Sergentomyia species identification and their screening for possible infection to Leishmania spp. in Kaleybar, East-Azerbaijan province, Iran

Fahimeh Firouzjaie; Vahideh Moin-Vaziri; Alireza Zahraei Ramezani; Hamed Behniafar; Mehdi Badakhshan; Adel Spotin; Zabih Zarei

Volume 14, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 39-43

  Leishmaniasis is a protozoal and vector-borne disease. World health organization has considered the disease as a neglected tropical disease. Phlebotomus and Lutzumyia species (order: Diptera, family: Psychodidae) are human leishmaniasis vectors in new and old worlds. Sergentomyia spp. (Diptera, Psychodidae) ...  Read More

First detection of Schmallenberg virus antibody in cattle population of eastern Iran

Mehdi Rasekh; Ali Sarani; Amirsajad Jafari

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 443-446

  Schmallenberg virus (SBV) is an emerging single-stranded RNA virus being classified under Simbu serogroup of Bunyaviridae family. This study aimed to detect antibodies against SBV in cattle for the first time in three eastern provinces of Iran. Blood samples were randomly collected from jugular veins ...  Read More

Molecular characterization of canine and feline kobuvirus infections in Iran

Ghazal Aftab; Farnoosh Arfaee; Baharak Akhtardanesh; Gholamreza Nikbakht Brujeni

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 447-450

  Kobuviruses are viral pathogens with broad host range presented in human gastroenteritis cases; but, the pathogenesis of these viruses in companion animals is not well described. In the present study, the presence of canine (CaKVs) and feline kobuviruses (FeKVs) was detected in the 100 fecal samples ...  Read More

Babesia canis caused clinical babesiosis in a female Shih Tzu dog

Vahid Fathipour; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Gholamreza Habibi; Asghar Afshari; Mousa Tavassoli; Siyamak Asri-Rezaei; Mahmood Mollazadeh; Sepideh Rajabi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 519-522

  A 2-year-old female Shih Tzu dog was submitted with the history of anorexia and depression for one week and no prior surgery. Fever and pale mucosa were noticed in physical examination. Microscopic examination of the Giemsa-stained blood smear disclosed large form of Babesia and single to four pear-shaped ...  Read More

A study on the oral and cloacal bacterial flora of Mugger crocodiles (Crocodylus palustris) in the Negour protected area, Iran

Amin Gholamhosseini; Hassan Sharifiyazdi; Mostafa Rakhshaninejad; Siavash Soltanian; Reza Salighehzadeh; Hesamodin Kordestani

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 361-367

  Mugger crocodile is the only crocodile existing in Iran. The present study was aimed to investigate the bacterial flora in oral and cloacal cavities of wild Mugger crocodiles in Negour protected area, Iran. The isolation and molecular characterization of oral and cloacal bacterial flora were performed ...  Read More

Molecular study on parasitic nematodes infection in the abomasum of sheep in Ilam, Iran

Maryam Nazarbeigy; Mohammad Yakhchali; Fazel Pourahmad

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 229-233

  Parasitic nematodes of ovine abomasum are of economic and hygienic importance throughout the world and Iran. This study was aimed to evaluate molecular identity and species diversity of parasitic nematodes in the abomasum of slaughtered sheep in Ilam, Iran. In this study, a total number of 240 of abomasa ...  Read More

Pathomorphologial investigation of spondylolisthesis leaded to spondylosis in commercial broiler chicken with posterior paralysis: A case study

Behrokh Marzban Abbas Abadi; Hannaneh Golshahi; Saeed Seifi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 263-265

  Spondylolisthesis known as kinky back syndrome is a deformity of the free sixth thoracic vertebra including enlargement and rotation resulting in posterior paralysis in broiler chicken. Genotype, feeding regimes and environment are involved in occurrence of this congenital anomaly. Spondylolisthesis ...  Read More

Molecular phylogenetic and genetic variability of Fasciola gigantica in Kermanshah province, western Iran with an overview to understand haplotypes distribution in Asia and Africa

Mohammad Bagher Rokni; Homayoon Bashiri; Saber Raeghi; Aref Teimouri; Vahid Shojaeimotlagh; Mohammad Reza Shiee; Arezoo Bozorgomid

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 265-271

  Over the last decade, diagnostic tools to detect and differentiate Fasciola species have improved, but our understanding of the distribution of haplotypes and population structure of this parasite is less clear. This study was designed to survey this gap in the F. gigantica epidemiology in Kermanshah ...  Read More

Hemolytic anemia associated with Trypanosoma theileri in a cow from Kurdistan province, West of Iran ‎

Attaollah Hajihassani; Shilan Maroufi; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Hajir Khorram; Mousa Tavassoli; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh; Awat Samiei

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 191-193

  Various species of Trypanosoma parasites are known to infect several wild and domestic animals worldwide. A 7-year-old Holstein cow from Baneh, Kurdistan province, was examined by a private veterinarian due to anorexia and depression. Physical examination revealed fever, enlarged subscapular lymph ...  Read More

A very French connection, a brief discourse in commemoration of life and services of the late Louis Pierre Joseph Delpy on his 120th birthday anniversary

Keyvan Tadayon; Ehsan Mostafavi; Afshin Hajizadeh; Rainak Ghaderi; Parham Tadayon

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 271-275

  Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute (RVSRI) turned 95 years old in 2015. Majority of the animal infectious diseases such as rinderpest and anthrax that used to frequently strike the historic Persia are now gone for good or under control owing to the pioneering researches conducted at the institute ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Serological prevalence of avian H9N2 influenza virus in dogs by hemagglutination inhibition assay in Kerman, southeast of Iran

Mehdi Saberi; Hadi Tavakkoli; Ali Najmaddini; Mahdieh Rezaei

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 249-253

  Influenza is a highly contagious zoonotic disease in the world. Avian H9N2 influenza virus is a significant pandemic pathogen widely distributed throughout the world. Pet ownership has been documented as a risk factor for infection transmission to human. Considering major public health concern, the prevalence ...  Read More

Polymerase chain reaction assay targeting nox gene for rapid identification of Brachyspira canis in dogs

Jamshid Razmyar; Mahdis Ghavidel; Hamideh Salari Sedigh

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 67-72

  Genus Brachyspira,as Gram negative anaerobic bacteria, colonize in dogs intestine. The aim of the current study was to determine the prevalence of Brachyspira spp. for the first time in Iran and rapid identification of Brachyspira spp. in dogs by a new designment of a species-specific primer set for ...  Read More

First molecular report of Hydatigera krepkogorski (Schulz and Landa, 1934) in abdominal cavity of gerbil (Rhombomys opimus) in Iran

Eshrat Beigom Kia; Mitra Sharbatkhori; Zahra Heidari; Farideh Tohidi; Bahareh Kamran Rashani; Farzaneh Zahabiun

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 367-371

  A polycephalic larva of Taeniidae family isolated from abdominal cavity of a great gerbil (Rhombomys opimus) from Golestan province, northern Iran, was subjected to molecular analysis. Genomic DNA from the larva was obtained using a DNA extraction tissue kit. Polymerase chain reaction was performed for ...  Read More

Isolation and characterization of mycoflora of chicken hatcheries in Mazandaran province, north of Iran

Saeed Seifi; Hojjatollah Shokri; Mahvash Karimi Madab

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 373-378

  Fungal infections cause significant economic losses in the poultry industry either due to their direct infectious nature or due to mycotoxins production. Hatchery contamination with fungi can threaten chicken health. In this regard, geographical and seasonal distributions of airborne fungal contamination ...  Read More

Distribution of Nosema Spp. in climatic regions of Iran

Baharak Mohammadian; Saied Bokaie; Mojtaba Moharrami; Sedighe Nabian; Mohammad Forsi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 259-263

  ‎Nosemosis is one of the most prevalent bee diseases in the world causing significant ‎economic losses in the global bee-keeping industry. This cross-sectional study was conducted during April-September, 2016 to investigate the prevalence of nosemosis in different climatic regions of Iran. A ...  Read More

Molecular detection of Nosema ceranae in the apiaries of Kurdistan province, Iran

Mohammad Khezri; Mojtaba Moharrami; Hossain Modirrousta; Maryam Torkaman; Saleh Salehi; Babak Rokhzad; Homan Khanbabai

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 273-278

  Nosema disease is one of the most important diseases of adult honey bees worldwide. It is known as silent killer because there are no characteristic symptoms. The aim of the present study was to determine prevalence of Nosema species in various towns of Kurdistan province in Iran. A multiplex polymerase ...  Read More

Molecular detection and phylogenetic properties of isolated infectious bronchitis viruses from broilers in Ahvaz, southwest Iran, based on partial sequences of spike gene

zahra boroomand; Ramezan Ali Jafari; Mansour Mayahi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 279-283

  Infectious bronchitis (IB) is a highly contagious disease involving mostly upper respiratory tract in chickens, leading to significant economic losses in the poultry industry worldwide. One of the major concerns regarding to IB is the emergence of new types of infectious bronchitis viruses (IBVs). The ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Survey of polycystic kidney disease and other urinary tract abnormalities using ultrasonography in Persian and Persian related cats in Iran

Parinaz Tavasolian; Masoud Rajabioun; Hamideh Salari Sedigh; Mohammad Azizzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 99-103

  Ultrasonography is an accurate and accessible method for detecting polycystic kidney disease (PKD), an inherited autosomal dominant disease, and other urinary tract diseases. The present work is a preliminary study of PKD and urinary tract abnormalities using ultrasonography in Persian and other long ...  Read More

Molecular identification and phylogenetic analysis of chronic bee paralysis virus in Iran

Mohammadreza Ghorani; Arash Ghalyanchi Langeroudi; Omid Madadgar; Mohammadreza Rezapanah; Sedigheh Nabian; Reza Khaltabadi Farahani; Hossein Maghsoudloo; Mohammad Forsi; Hamed Abdollahi; Hesameddin Akbarein

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 287-292

  Chronic bee paralysis virus (CBPV) is an unclassified polymorphic single-stranded RNA virus. Among the viruses infecting honeybees, CBPV is known to induce significant losses in honeybee colonies. In this study, a total number of eighty-nine suspected apiaries from four regions of Iran (including Mazandaran, ...  Read More

Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of Mycoplasma gallisepticum from backyard and commercial turkey flocks in Iran

Saeed Rasoulinezhad; Mohammad Hassan Bozorgmehrifard; Hossein Hosseini; Nariman Sheikhi; Saeed Charkhkar

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 293-298

  Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) is economically important pathogen of poultry causes airsacculitis and frequently infraorbital sinusitis in turkeys. Infections may remain without clinical signs, but they can make birds susceptible to secondary infections.This study was carried out for molecular detection ...  Read More

A molecular study on Babesia spp. in cattle and ticks in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran

Sepideh Rajabi; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Mousa Tavassoli

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 299-306

  A total number of 450 blood samples were collected from 45 different randomly selected cattle herds. Light microscopic examination of blood smears revealed Babesia spp. infection in 4.2%, while 8.9% of blood samples were positive using PCR. Upon multiplex-PCR (mPCR), B. bigemina and B. bovis infections ...  Read More