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)
Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of Borrelia spp. from sheep and goats blood samples in West Azerbaijan province, Iran

Ahmad Enferadi; Abdulghaffar Ownagh; Musa Tavassoli

Volume 15, Issue 2 , February 2024, , Pages 89-95

  Borrelia species are spirochetes transmitted by ticks that are important in human and animals. In most countries, there is still no molecular epidemiology of borreliosis in ruminants. This study was aimed to evaluate the existence of Borrelia spp. DNA in the blood samples of small ruminants using polymerase ...  Read More

Molecular evaluation of sheep and goats isolates of Pasteurella multocida and their antibiotic resistance

Mohammad Tabatabaei; Fateme Abdolahi

Volume 14, Issue 9 , September 2023, , Pages 481-487

  Pasteurella multocida exists as a commensal in the upper respiratory tracts of livestock, and poultry, and causes a wide variety of diseases in humans and animals. This study aimed to investigate the incidence of P. multocida by bacteriological and molecular characterization in sheep and goats and screening ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Phylogenetic analysis of pathogenic Candida spp. in domestic pigeons

Forough Talazadeh; Masoud Ghorbanpoor; Milad Masoudinezhad

Volume 14, Issue 8 , August 2023, , Pages 431-436

  The current study was conducted to survey the prevalence of pigeon candidiasis in diseased pigeons suspected to candidiasis by isolation, microscopic examination, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method and to characterize Candida spp. phylogenetically. For this purpose, samples were obtained from ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Molecular detection of bovine leukosis virus in naturally infected dairy and dual-purpose cattle in Mexico

Rosa María Cordero-Pulido; David Itzcóatl Martínez-Herrera; Héctor Vivanco-Cid; José Alfredo Villagómez-Cortés; Maja Louise Arendt; Peter Grube-Pagola; Carlos Alonso Domínguez-Alemán

Volume 14, Issue 8 , August 2023, , Pages 457-460

  The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of bovine leukosis virus (BLV) in specialized and dual-purpose dairy cows located in the central zone of Veracruz state in Mexico, using endpoint polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The study population consisted of 307 specialized dairy cows and ...  Read More

Molecular detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from different foodstuffs in Egypt

Doha Elsayed Naeim; Ibrahim Elsayed Eldesoukey; Amgad Ahmed Moawad; Ashraf Mohammed Ahmed

Volume 14, Issue 5 , May 2023, , Pages 243-248

  Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is a major public health problem. Therefore, this study was aimed to estimate the prevalence of MRSA in various food products. A total number of 204 food samples including raw milk (n = 30), cheese (n = 60), chicken (n = 25), beef (n = 24) ...  Read More

Avian gastric yeast (macrorhabdosis) in cockatiel, budgerigar and grey parrot: a focus on the clinical signs, molecular detection and phylogenetic evaluation

Forough Talazadeh; Masoud Ghorbanpoor; Yasaman Bahadori

Volume 14, Issue 5 , May 2023, , Pages 281-287

  Macrorhabdus ornithogaster is a microorganism that causes nonspecific and general clinical symptoms and to this day, diagnosis and also treatment have been yet hard. The present study was conducted to survey the prevalence of macrorhabdosis and to characterize M. ornithogaster phylogenetically in Psittaciformes ...  Read More

First report of ocular histoplasmosis in a horse from Iran: molecular, clinical and pathological findings

Mehran Ghaemi; Nasrolah Ahmadi; Hassan Sharifi Yazdi; Mohsen Ghane; Mohamad Sadegh Golvajooei

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 455-459

  Histoplasma capsulatum is a dimorphic fungus that is traditionally classified in three varieties: Hc var. capsulatum, Hc var. duboisii, and Hc var. farciminosum (HCF). Cytology, hematology, pathology, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), sequencing, and phylogenetic analyses were applied on samples collected ...  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

Isolation of infectious laryngotracheitis virus in broiler chicken in Iran: First report

Jamshid Razmyar; Sara Shokrpoor; Abbas Barin; Jamshid Gheshlagh; Peyman Nakhaee; Moein Khodayari; Seyed Mostafa Peighambari

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 259-262

  In February 2019, a severe respiratory distress with co-infection of infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) and Newcastle disease accompanied with Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in a broiler flock in the western region of Iran. Clinical signs included paralysis, torticollis, nasal discharge, conjunctivitis, ...  Read More

Cutaneous xanthogranuloma associated with Klebsiella pneumoniea in a budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)

Sara Shokrpoor; Amir Asghari; Azam Yazdani; Jamshid Razmyar

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 365-367

  Budgerigar is a common name for a colorful Australian native bird belonging to the Melopsittacus undulatus species. It is a very familiar pet around the world and its breeding has been grown in Iran. This study was conducted on a 2-year-old budgerigar with a nodular mass on the left wing. Physical examination ...  Read More

An investigation of the concurrency of anti-Neospora antibody and parasitemia in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) in the northwest of Iran

Hossein Rezvan; Amir Khaki; Mehdi Namavari; Roya Abedizadeh

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 79-84

  Neospora caninum is an obligate intracellular parasite causing abortion and reproductive failure in ruminants. Here, the seroprevalence of Neospora DNA and anti-Neospora antibodies and the correlation between the DNA and the antibody using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and a new developed whole cell-based ...  Read More

Molecular detection of Ehrlichia spp. in blood samples of dogs in southern Iran using polymerase chain reaction

Noushin Derakhshandeh; Hassan Sharifiyazdi; Mohammad Abbaszadeh Hasiri

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 347-351

  Ehrlichiosis is a zoonotic disease which has been reported from some regions of Iran. This study was aimed to determine the presence and prevalence of ehrlichiosis in suspected dogs referred to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran using polymerase chain reaction(PCR). Blood ...  Read More

Isolation, identification and antimicrobial sensitivity of Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale in broilers chicken flocks of Khuzestan, Iran

Mansour Mayahi; Darioush Gharibi; Rahim Ghadimipour; Forough Talazadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 341-346

  Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale (ORT) is a bacterium associated with respiratory disease, growth retardation, decreased egg production and mortality in chickens and turkeys. The objective of this study was isolation, identification and evaluation of antimicrobial susceptibility of ORT bacterium in slaughtered ...  Read More

Detection of tetracycline resistance genes in bacteria isolated from fish farms using polymerase chain reaction

Keshvad Hedayatianfard; Mostafa Akhlaghi; Hassan Sharifiyazdi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2014, , Pages 269-275

  Five common tetracycline resistance genes tet(A), tet(B), tet(M), tet(O) and tet(S) were studied by polymerase chain reaction in 100 bacteria isolated from Iranian fish farms. In the antibiogram test most of the bacteria were either intermediately or completely resistant to tetracycline. Nine isolates ...  Read More