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)
Association between proliferation status of infected and non-infected mononuclear cells with tissue lesions in acute bovine theileriosis

Afsaneh Doulatkhah; Mohsen Maleki; Ahmad Nematollahi; Javad Ashrafi Helan; Golamreza Razmi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 08 August 2023

  Tropical or Mediterranean theileriosis in dairy cattle is widely distributed in many tropical regions of the world. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the proliferation status of mononuclear cells infected with Theileria annulata schizonts in different tissues and its relationship with the pathogenesis ...  Read More

Prevalence and genotypes of Giardia duodenalis in shelter dogs of southeastern Türkiye

Burçak Aslan Çelik; Özgür Yaşar Çelik; Akın Koçhan; Adnan Ayan; Özlem Orunç Kılınç; Gürkan Akyıldız; Kıvanç İrak; Özge Oktay Ayan; Kerem Ercan

Volume 14, Issue 11 , November 2023, , Pages 595-599

  Giardia duodenalis is a protozoan parasite found in humans and several mammals. This parasite spreads worldwide and is generally recognized as a zoonotic agent being reported to be one of the most common causes of diarrhea in humans and animals. In this study, it was aimed to determine the prevalence ...  Read More

Detection of pyrethroids resistance alleles in goat biting louse Bovicola caprae (Phthiraptera: Trichodectidae) in west and northwest of Iran

Khadijeh Seydi Gazafi; Mousa Tavassoli; Karim Mardani

Volume 14, Issue 9 , September 2023, , Pages 489-494

  Pyrethroid insecticides target voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) that are essential for electrical signaling in the nervous system of insects. Three-point mutations at the corresponding amino acid sequence positions M815I, T917I, and L920F located in domain II conferring the knockdown resistance ...  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

A cross sectional study on Dirofilaria immitis and Acanthocheilonema reconditum in sheepdogs in a western region in Iran

Mandana Hoseini; Fateme Jalousian; Seyed Hosein Hoseini; Abbas Gerami Sadeghian

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 185-190

  Iran is one of the endemic areas of Dirofilariasis, and also one of the most important zoonotic infections. Dirofilaria immitis causes a severe and fatal disease called heartworm disease in dog. It also produces pulmonary nodules in humans. The worm is to be investigated as a potential infection of humans ...  Read More

A serological and parasitological study of Toxoplasma gondii infection in stray cats of Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province, Iran

Majid Khodaverdi; Gholamreza Razmi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 119-123

  The aim of the present study was to determine seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infectionin stray cats and correlation with oocyst shedding and IFN-γ concentration. From April to August 2016, one hundred fifty-nine stray cats were captured from various localities in Mashhad area. The blood and ...  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

A report on Coenuruses cerebralis infection in a wild goat (Capra aegagrus)

Mohammad Reza Mokhber Dezfouli; Javad Abbasi; Mohammad Nouri; Hannaneh Golshahi; Masoomeh Heidari Sureshjani

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 85-88

  Coenurus cerebralis is the larval stage of Taenia multiceps inhabiting the small intestine of dogs and wild carnivores as the definitive hosts. A two-year-old wild female goat (Capra aegagrus) was referred with signs of lateral recumbency and seizure for four days and loss of appetite. In clinical examination, ...  Read More

Antimicrobial activity of an antimicrobial peptide against amastigote forms of Leishmania major

Sara khalili; Mehdi Mohebali; Elaheh Ebrahimzadeh; Parviz Shayan; Samira Mohammadi-Yeganeh; Mehrdad Moosazadeh Moghaddam; Samira Elikaee; Behnaz Akhoundi; Mohammad Kazem Sharifi-Yazdi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 323-328

  Zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania major is a most common type of vector-borne disease in Iran. The pentavalent antimonial drugs have been used in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis for a long time, but drug resistance and some of serious side effects have been reported. Thus, ...  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

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

The first report of two monogenean gill parasites assigned to Diclidophora merlangi (Diclidophoridae) and Loxuroides pricei ‎‎(Axinidae) from brushtooth lizardfish and red porgy seabream of ‎the Red Sea, Egypt

Kareem Morsy; Mohammed Shazly; Mahrashan Abdel-Gawad; Nahed Saed

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 163-169

  Monogenea is one of the most species-rich groups of parasitic flatworms worldwide with many species described from African freshwater fish. Little is known about the diversity and geographic distribution of monogenean parasites infesting the Red Sea fishes in Egypt. In the present ...  Read More

Molecular detection and identification of Giardia duodenalis in cattle of Urmia, northwest of Iran

Farnaz Malekifard; Minoo Ahmadpour

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 81-85

  Giardia duodenalis is one of the most prevalent intestinal protozoa infecting humans and domestic animals. The aim of this study was to identify subspecies of G. duodenalis by polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) method from fecal samples of naturally infected ...  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

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

Association of Neospora caninum with reproductive performance in dairy cows: A prospective study from Iran

Maryam Ansari-Lari; Abbas Rowshan-Ghasrodashti; Hadi Jesmani; Maliheh Masoudian; Mehrdad Badkoobeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 109-114

  There is no prospective study from Iran to estimate the direct risk of Neospora caninum for pregnancy loss or reproductive factors. In addition, there is no report in the literature concerning the association of N. caninum with dystocia and sex of calves. Therefore, this study was conducted on a group ...  Read More

Molecular detection, infection rate and vectors of Theileria lestoquardi in goats from West Azerbaijan province, Iran

Seyyed Mostafa Mohammadi; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Ghader Jalilzadeh-Amin

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 139-144

  This study was aimed to determine the infection rate and vectors of Theileria lestoquardi in goats from West Azerbaijan province, Iran. A total of 400 blood samples were collected from 40 randomly selected flocks in the study area from June to September, 2014. Out of 400 blood samples examined using ...  Read More

Age and sex distribution of Dirofilaria immitis among dogs in Meshkin-Shahr, northwest Iran and molecular analysis of the isolates based on COX1 gene

Zabiholah Zarei; Eshrat Beigom Kia; Zahra Heidari; Fattaneh Mikaeili; Mehdi Mohebali; Meysam Sharifdini

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 329-334

  Dirofilaria immitis is an important filarial nematode in dogs. In this study, age and sex distribution of this zoonotic nematode among dogs were investigated in northwest of Iran in Meshkin-Shahr city. Molecular characteristics of the isolates, based on cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COX1) gene were compared ...  Read More

Evidence of morphine like substance and μ-opioid receptor expression in Toxacara canis (Nematoda: Ascaridae)

Mostafa Golabi; Soraya Naem; Mehdi Imani; Nowruz Dalirezh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 335-339

  Toxocara canis (Nematoda: Ascaridae) is an intestinal nematode parasite of dogs, which can also cause disease in humans. Transmission to humans usually occurs because of direct contact with T. canis eggs present in soil contaminated with the feces of infected dogs. This nematode has extraordinary abilities ...  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

A study of visceral leishmaniasis in owned dogs with dermal lesions in Mashhad area, Khorasan Razavi province

Sadaf Sabzevari; Gholamreza Razmi; Abolghasem Naghibi; Javad Khoshnegah

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, , Pages 55-61

  Dog is the main reservoir host of visceral leishmaniasis in Iran. The present study was carried out to investigate visceral leishmaniasis in owned dogs with dermal lesions in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province. Thirty- nine owned dogs with dermal lesions were selected. During study, four of dogs were ...  Read More

Parasitic infection in various stages life of cultured Acipenser persicus

Milad Adel; Reza Safari; Zahra Yaghoubzadeh; Hassan Fazli; Elham Khalili

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, , Pages 73-77

  The present study was conducted to evaluate the status of the parasite fauna in Acipenser persicus at different development stages, in order to find prevention protocols for parasitic diseases in this valuable species. For this purpose, sampling from each sex breeder, 10 egg samples, 5-day-old larvae ...  Read More

The European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus), as a reservoir for helminth parasites in Iran

Soraya Naem; Behzad Pourreza; Tahmineh Gorgani-Firouzjaee

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 149-153

  From April 2009 to December 2011, 44 dead hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) were collected incidentally from areas of Urmia, Iran. The overall prevalence of helminth infections was 95.0%. Specific parasites and their prevalences were: Physalopteraclausa(93.0%), Crenosoma striatum (61.0%), Capillariaaerophila(9.0%), ...  Read More

Large Animal Internal Medicine
Helminthes and Coccidia Infection of Wild Sheep (Ovis Ammon Orintalis) in Kabodan Island of National Park of Urmia Lake, Iran

Mosa Tavassoli; Habib Khoshvaghti

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2010, , Pages 26-29

  Forty-one wild sheep (Ovis ammon orintalis) from Kabodan Island of National Park of Urmia Lake (North-West of Iran), were examined during a period of six months from October 2002 to March 2003, for helminthes and coccidian infection. The numbers of oocyst and eggs per gram of faeces (OPG & EPG) were ...  Read More