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)
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Small Animal Internal Medicine
Sequencing of pigeon circovirus and the first report of identification of beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) in clinical specimens of domestic pigeons

Hadi Shabani; Forough Talazade; Gholam Abbas Kaydani; Masoud Reza Seyfi Abad Shapouri

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

Abstract
  An internationally identified syndrome that leads to deaths between domestic and ornamental pigeons, particularly after racing is Young Pigeon Disease Syndrome (YPDS). Pigeon circovirus (PiCV) is regarded as one of the potential factors in the occurrence of YPDS. This survey was conducted to determine ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
The predictive role of lactate in dogs with acute pancreatitis advanced to systemic inflammatory response syndrome

seimyoung Han

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2024

Abstract
  Acute pancreatitis (AP) can develop into life-threatening conditions such as systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) or multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. Thirty-nine of 54 client-owned dogs admitted to the Referral Animal Medical Center and diagnosed with acute pancreatitis within 24 h of onset ...  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

Abstract
  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

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

Abstract
  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

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Leptospirosis and immune-mediated hemolytic anemia: A lethal association

Tommaso Furlanello; Ida Reale

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 261-265

Abstract
  Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) is a common cause of anemia in dogs. The immune aggression towards erythrocytes can be triggered by many pathological conditions such as infection, inflammatory disease or neoplasia. Upon ruling out any eliciting conditions, a diagnosis of the primary immune-mediated ...  Read More

Small Animal Surgery
Intra-vitreal injection of methotrexate in experimental endotoxin-induced uveitis in rabbit

Mohammad Abbaszadeh Hasiri; Effat Baghaei Moghaddam; Mohammad Reza Khalili; Amin Hossein Amini; Masoomeh Eghtedari; Mohammad Azizzadeh; Hooman Razmi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 315-321

Abstract
  Uveitis is a major cause of vision loss. Methotrexate (MTX) has been widely used in uveitis due to its relatively safe profile. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of two different dosages of MTX via intra-vitreal administration for treatment of endotoxin induced uveitis (EIU) in an ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Evaluation of intravitreal injection of pentoxifylline in experimental endotoxin-induced uveitis in rabbits

Mohammad Reza Khalili; Amin Hossein Amini; Mohammad Abbaszadeh Hasiri; Effat Baghaei Moghaddam; Masoomeh Eghtedari; Mohammad Azizzadeh; Mousa Zare; Masood Yasemi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 239-244

Abstract
  The objective of the present study was to investigate the clinical and histopathological effects of intravitreal injection of pentoxifylline (PTX) the management of an experimental model of uveitis. Fifty-two rabbits were divided randomly into six intravitreal treated groups as below: 1) Balanced salt ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Multicentric lymphoma in a Rottweiler dog with bilateral ocular involvement: A case report

Hamed Mansour Lakooraj; Mahmood Ahmadi-hamedani; Omid Dezfoulian; Masoud Selk Ghaffari

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 285-288

Abstract
  A 10-year-old, male Rottweilerdog was presented to Small Animal Hospital of Tehran University with a history of lethargy, anorexia, weight loss, vomiting, polyuria, polydipsia and blindness. The dog showed symptoms of depression, high body temperature (39.2 ˚C), tachypnea (40 breaths min-1) and cachexia. ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Metastatic giant cell osteosarcoma in a cat

Ghasem Farjanikish; Omid Dezfoulian; Hossein Mohammadi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 289-292

Abstract
  A four-year-old male Persian cat was referred with three weeks history of progressive lameness due to a rigid osseous mass with 3.50×2.50×2.00 cm in dimensions in his left arm. In the histopathological evaluation of bone biopsy, two distinct populations of cells including multinucleated giant ...  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

Abstract
  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

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Effects of medetomidine on intra-renal arteries resistive and pulsatility indices in clinically normal adult domestic shorthair cats

Farzaneh Azizi; Mohammad Nasrollahzadeh Masouleh; Seeyamak Mashhadi Rafie; Ahmad Asghari; Saied Bokaie

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 137-143

Abstract
  The aim of this study was to determine the effects of intramuscular injection of medetomidine on intra-renal arteriesresistive and pulsatility indices by duplex Doppler ultrasonographyin clinically normal adult domestic shorthair cats. For this purpose, twenty-six neutered adult healthy domestic shorthair ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Bilateral simple ectopic kidney in a cat

Masoud Rajabioun; Hamideh Salari Sedigh; Ali Mirshahi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 175-177

Abstract
  Bilateral simple ectopic kidney was diagnosed in an apparently healthy 3-year-old, female domestic short hair cat, incidentally based on radiology and ultrasonography examination. The cat was presented for routine examination without any complaint. In clinical evaluation, no significant abnormal clinical ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of feline hemoplasmas in domestic cats in Iran

Fereshteh Ghazisaeedi; Nahid Atyabi; Taghi Zahraei Salehi; Iraj Ashrafi Tamai; Saeid Tabatabaei; Solmaz Chegeni

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 67-73

Abstract
  Three known feline hemoplasmas are Mycoplsama haemofelis, ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum’ and ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis’. They are described as cause of feline infectious anemia in domestic and wild felids. Other blood parasites or blood-related pathogens like concurrent ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Molecular identification and phylogenic analysis of Bartonella henselae isolated from Iranian cats based on gltA gene

Ramin Mazaheri Nezhad Fard; Seyed Milad Vahedi; Iraj Ashrafi; Faranak Alipour; Golnaz Sharafi; Hesam Akbarein; Seyed Javid Aldavood

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, , Pages 69-72

Abstract
  One of the most important species of the Bartonella genus is B. henselae that causes a zoonotic infection, cat scratch disease (CSD). The main source of the bacteria is cat and the carrier is Ctenocephalides felis flea. One hundred and forty nail and saliva samples were collected from 70 domestic cats. ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
An unusual necrotic myositis by Clostridium perfringens in a German Shepherd dog: A clinical report, bacteriological and molecular identification

Hamideh Salari Sedigh; Masoud Rajabioun; Jamshid Razmyar; Hossein Kazemi Mehrjerdi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2015, , Pages 349-353

Abstract
  Clostridial myositis, considered to be rare in pet animals, is an acutely fatal toxaemic condition. Some species of clostridia are responsible for necrotic myositis. A 2-year-old male German shepherd dog was admitted with non-weight bearing lameness and massive swelling of the left hind limb. Clostridium ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Detection of Arctic and European cluster of canine distemper virus in north and center of Iran

Somayeh Namroodi; Amir Rostami; Keyvan Majidzadeh-Ardebili; Arash Ghalyanchi Langroudi; Abbas Morovvati

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2015, , Pages 199-204

Abstract
  Canine distemper virus (CDV) creates a very contagious viral multi-systemic canine distemper (CD) disease that affects most species of Carnivora order. The virus is genetically heterogeneous, particularly in section of the hemagglutinin (H) gene. Sequence analysis of the H gene can be useful to investigate ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
A survey of feline behavioral problems in Tehran

Naqa Tamimi; Abdolali Malmasi; Aniseh Talebi; Fatemeh Tamimi; Atoosa Amini

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 143-147

Abstract
  Behavioral problems in cats have drawn more attention in recent years since they affect the cat-owner relationship. This study was designed to study the rate of cats with undesirable behaviors according to their owners. Frequency of behavioral problems in 167 cats attending Small Animal Hospital, Faculty ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Comparative evaluation between hypericin (hypiran) and fluoxetine in treatment of companion dogs with tail chasing

Bahman Mosallanejad; Hossein Najafzadeh Varzi; Reza Avizeh; Mahdi Pourmahdi; Fatemeh Khalili

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 167-172

Abstract
  The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of hypericin and fluoxetine in the treatment of companion dogs with tail chasing in Ahvaz district. In the present survey, eighteen dogs with tail chasing were assigned into three equal groups for a three-year period. The dogs were randomly classified ...  Read More