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

Genetic diversity of Brucella melitensis isolates from sheep and goat milk in Iran

Heidar Rahimi; Amir Tukmechi; Ehsan Rashidian

Volume 14, Issue 12 , December 2023, , Pages 649-657

  The genetic diversity of Brucella strains has not been fully understood. To investigate this, the genetic characteristics of 64 isolates of Brucella melitensis from sheep and goats’ milk were studied using random fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and multiple locus variable-number tandem repeat ...  Read More

Histopathology and molecular identification of Sarcocystis species forming macrocysts in slaughtered sheep and goats of Duhok, Iraq

Shivan Nawzad Hussein; Assel Anwer Ibrahim; Mohammed Shukri Shukur

Volume 14, Issue 8 , August 2023, , Pages 415-422

  This study aimed to identify Sarcocystis species isolated from macroscopic sarcocysts of naturally infected sheep and goats using histopathological and molecular studies. A total of 260 macrosarcocyst samples were randomly collected from 1,337 infected sheep and goats slaughtered at different abattoirs ...  Read More

Immunohistochemical investigation of parainfluenza 3 virus in sheep pneumonia

Gizem Eser; Yavuz Selim Sağlam; Serkan Yıldırım

Volume 14, Issue 8 , August 2023, , Pages 461-464

  The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of parainfluenza 3 (PI3) virus antigen through histopathological and immunohistochemical (IHC) methods in sheep lung samples collected from Erzurum province, Türkiye. Between August and November 2017, 1462 sheep were dissected in the slaughterhouse ...  Read More

Configuration of sacral plexuses in Hasmer and Hasak sheep breeds: a comparative macro-anatomical approach

Hulya Balkaya; Zekeriya Ozudogru; Dervis Ozdemir; Bumin Emre Teke; Hulya Kara

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, , Pages 65-69

  The aim of this study was to examine and compare the macro-anatomical structures and configurations of plexus sacralis in Hasmer and Hasak sheep breeds. For this purpose, 18 sheep (eight female Hasmer sheep, three male Hasak sheep and seven female Hasak sheep) were assessed. After induction of anesthesia, ...  Read More

Evaluation of the relationship between inflammatory reaction and interleukins in ovine pulmonary adenocarcinomas

Emin Karakurt; Nüvit Coşkun; Enver Beytut; Ömer Faruk Keleş; Serpil Dağ; Volkan Yilmaz; Hilmi Nuhoğlu; Ayfer Yıldız; Emre Kurtbaş

Volume 14, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 1-6

  In this study, it was aimed to investigate the association between inflammatory reaction of tumoral microenvironments with interleukin responses in ovine pulmonary adenocarcinomas (OPAs). Material of the study consisted of 26 sheep lung tissue samples being brought to the Pathology Department for routine ...  Read More

Prediction of ionized calcium concentration based on total calcium and protein levels in cattle and sheep

Panagiotis Dimitrios Katsoulos; Labrini Vasileiou Athanasiou; Anna Dedousi; Zoe Polizopoulou

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 475-480

  Despite being important, there are no equations for prediction of ionized calcium (iCa) in sheep and cattle. The objectives of this study were i) to create equations for the calculation of serum iCa concentration based on the serum concentrations of total calcium (tCa), albumin (Alb) and total proteins ...  Read More

Evaluation of bioaccumulation of some heavy metals in liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica and Dicrocoelium dendriticum), and liver samples of sheep

Saeed Khatemeh; Abbas Imani Baran

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 611-614

  Different living organisms are used as applicable bioindicators to determine heavy metal pollutions. Recent studies have shown that helminths parasites can be used as efficient environmental sentinels. This study aimed to evaluate Fasciola hepatica and Dicrocoelium dendriticum as bioaccumulators of lead ...  Read More

Molecular identification and genotyping of Toxoplsma gondii isolated from sheep and cattle in northern Iran

Tahmineh Gorgani-Firouzjaee; Narges Kalantari; Salman Ghaffari

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 371-378

  Toxoplasmosis, a foodborn disease, in human occurs commenly after the ingestion of tissue cysts via the raw and/or undercooked meat of different infected intermediate hosts such as sheep and cattle.The current study aimed to detect the genetic structure of Toxoplasma gondii isolated from various organs ...  Read More

Iridociliary adenoma in a sheep (Iranian Shaal breed): A case report

Farshid Davoodi; Masoud Selk Ghaffari; Abbas Raisi; Omid Dezfoulian

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 391-393

  Ocular tumors are rarely seen in farm animals. Iridociliary epithelial tumors are the second most common tumor of the eye in dogs and cats, but there is just one report of this tumor in sheep. This case report described the history, clinical signs, histopathological and immunohistochemical findings, ...  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

Seroprevalence and risk factors associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection in sheep of Veracruz State, southeast Mexico

Rafael Suazo Cortez; David Itzcoatl Martinez Herrera; Violeta Trinidad Pardío-Sedas; Carlos Ricardo Cruz-Vázquez; José Francisco Morales Alvarez; Gabriela Sánchez-Viveros; María Elena Galindo-Tovar

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 77-81

  Toxoplasma gondii is widely prevalent in sheep and their products pose a risk to public health. The aim of this study was to identify the seroprevalence and risk factors associated with T. gondii infection in sheep in Veracruz State, Mexico. The study was cross-sectional and it was carried out in thirteen ...  Read More

Evidence of jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus-induced pulmonary adenocarcinoma in Ouled Djellal breed sheep in Algeria

Belalmi Nor El Houda; Sid Nassim; Omar Bennoune; Ouhida Soraya; Marcelo De Las Heras; Caroline Leroux

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 93-95

  We report the occurrence of lung cancer in a six months old lamb of Ouled Djellal breed from Algeria. The main clinical sign was a considerable amount of whitish foamy fluid discharge from the nostrils when the animal head was lowered and the rear end was lifted. The post-mortem examination revealed ...  Read More

Large Animal Internal Medicine
Evaluation of oxidant/antioxidant status in serum of sheep experimentally envenomated with Hemiscorpius lepturus scorpion venom

Mohammad Darvish Khadem; Aria Rasooli; Alireza Ghadrdan Mashhadi; Ali Shahriari; Babak Mohammadian; Farid Barati

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 165-168

  Scorpion envenomation is a main general health problem in developing countries, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. Hemiscorpius lepturus as a member of the Hemiscorpiidae family is cause of the most scorpion sting lethality in Iran. In the present study, the oxidative stress and antioxidant ...  Read More

Morphometric development of sheep (Ovis aries) lymph nodes in fetal period

Mahmood Khaksary-Mahabady; Kaveh Khazaeel; Mahdi Pourmahdi Borujeni; Behnam Yazdanjoo

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 121-128

  Immune system plays crucial role in body and lymph nodes are essential parts of this system for combating pathogens. However, no study has ever been conducted on morphometric development of sheep lymph nodes in fetal period. Thus, this study attempted to examine the morphometric characteristics of a ...  Read More

Anatomical and morphometrical study of middle ear ossicles in 2 to 3-month-old Makouei sheep fetuses

Naeimeh Simaei; Farhad Soltanalinejad; Gholamreza Najafi; Ali Shalizar Jalali

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 237-241

  The middle ear ossicles are important due to transmission of sound to the inner ear leading to sound understanding. The aim of present study was to determine the anatomical and morphometrical aspects of middle ear ossicles in Makouei sheep fetuses. For this experimental study, eight sheep fetuses at ...  Read More

Involvement of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in the estradiol production of ovine Sertoli cells

Hossein Hassanpour; Valiallah Khalaji-Pirbalouty; Manoochehr Adibi; Hassan Nazari

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 251-257

  Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are nuclear receptors of transcription factors composed of three family members: PPARα, PPARβ/δ and PPARγ. This study was aimed to evaluate the role of PPARs in the estradiol production via follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) in ...  Read More

Cerebral astrocytoma in a sheep

Ghasem Farjanikish; Azizollah Khodakaram-Tafti; Omid Dezfoulian

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 269-273

  Astrocytoma as one of the most common central nervous system (CNS) tumors is rarely reported in veterinary literature. A 7-year-old Persian Lori-Bakhtiari ewe was presented to the clinic with a two months history of progressive blindness, nystagmus to the right, bilaterally decreased pupillary reflexes, ...  Read More

Prevalence and antibiotic resistance profile of thermophilic Campylobacter spp. of slaughtered cattle and sheep in Shiraz, Iran

Rahem Khoshbakht; Mohammad Tabatabaei; Saeid Hoseinzadeh; Mojtaba Raeisi; Hesamaddin Shirzad Aski; Enayat Berizi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 241-246

  Althoughpoultry meat is considered as the main source for human Campylobacter infections,there is limited information about non-poultry sources. The present study was aimed to investigate the prevalence and the antibiotic resistance of thermophilic Campylobacter spp. in fecal samples of the cattle and ...  Read More

Molecular study on infection rates of Anaplasma ovis and Anaplasma marginale in sheep and cattle in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran

Vahid Noaman; Davood Bastani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 163-167

  This study was carried out to determine the presence and frequency of Anaplasma ovis and Anaplasma marginale in sheep and dairy cattle in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran. A total number of 200 blood samples were randomly collected via the jugular vein from apparently healthy cattle (100) and sheep (100). ...  Read More

Isolation and identification of excretory-secretory and somatic antigens from the Oestrus ovis larvae by SDS-PAGE and immunoblotting

Alireza Alborzi; Abbas Jolodar; Masoudreza Seyfi Abad Shapouri; Esmaeil Bagherian pour

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2014, , Pages 307-311

  Oestrus ovis is an economically important parasite of small ruminants and a zoonotic parasite with many reports of ophthalmomyiasis in human from Iran and other countries. The aim of the peresent studywas the isolation and identification of excretory-secretory (ES) and somatic (S) antigens of O. ovis ...  Read More

Seroprevalence of bluetongue in sheep in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, Iran

Mohammad Sabaghan; Mahdi Pourmahdi Borujeni; Masoud Reza Seifi Abad Shapouri; Aria Rasooli; Milad Norouzi; Sayeh Samimi; Siavash Mansouri

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2014, , Pages 325-328

  Bluetongue (BT) is a viral disease of ruminants transmitted by Culicoides biting midges and has the ability to spread rapidly over large distances. The disease occurs almost worldwide between latitudes approximately 35˚ S and 50˚ N. Among the numerous diseases of ruminants, BT has gained considerable ...  Read More

Molecular determination of abundance of infection with Sarcocystis species in slaughtered sheep of Urmia, Iran

Farhad Farhang-Pajuh; Mohammad Yakhchali; Karim Mardani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 181-186

  Sarcocystis is one of the most prevalent parasites of domestic ruminants worldwide. This study was aimed to determine prevalence of Sarcocystis infection and molecular discrimination of Sarcocystis gigantea and Sarcocystis medusiformis infecting domestic sheep. Tissue samples from 638 sheep slaughtered ...  Read More

Large Animal Internal Medicine
The effects of short term intravenous infusion of a soybean based lipid emulsion on some blood constituents in sheep: A preliminary study

Hamid Akbari; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 35-41

  To evaluate the effect of intravenous infusion of a soybean based lipid emulsion (Lipovenoes 10%) on some blood constituents in sheep, a replicated 2 × 2 Latin square design experiment was conducted in four clinically healthy ewes. Lipid emulsion (LE group) or normal saline (NS group) was infused ...  Read More

A case of conjoined twins (thoraco-omphalopygopagus tribrachius tetrapus) in lamb

Yazdan Mazaheri; Jamal Nourinezhad; Reza Ranjbar; Mahmood Khaksary Mahabady; Ali Reza Ghadiri; Hamid Lombeshkon

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 73-76

  Sheep conjoined twins have been reported less than cow. An apparently female conjoined twin lambs was examined based on external and internal features. In radiology, two vertebral columns and two pairs of the ribs were seen. Only two heads and two necks were separated (thoraco-omphalopygopagus). There ...  Read More