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)
Identification of a lytic bacteriophage against clinical isolates of Salmonella typhimurium in turkey poults

Masoud Amini; Abdulghaffar Ownagh; amir Tokmachi; Manochehr Allymehr

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 December 2023

  The poultry products are known as a resource of zoonotic and multi drug resistant pathogens, especially Salmonella spp. Using bacteriophages as an alternative antimicrobial agent are objective. Salmonella typhimurium isolate from turkey poults. The antibiotic susceptibility test was used identified the ...  Read More

Serological, molecular, and isolation methods in screening of Burkholderia mallei in East Azerbaijan province, Iran

Hassan Tizfahm Tikmehdash; Alireza Dehnad; Nader Mosavari; Behroz Naghili Hokmabadi; Sanaz Mahmazi

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

  Glanders caused by Burkholderia mallei is one of the most dangerous zoonotic diseases in solipeds. Clinical diagnosis of this disease in its early stages in horses, is difficult. This study investigated serological and molecular identification of B. mallei in East Azerbaijan province. In the third and ...  Read More

Genetic characterization of pigeon- origin Avian Avulavirus-1 reveals unique substitutions in F and HN proteins

Deepthi Balam; Ratnamma Doddamane; Ramani Pushpa Rn; Shrikrishna Isloor; Veeregowda Bm

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 April 2024

              Since decades, Newcastle disease (ND) has become endemic in the poultry population of the Indian subcontinent. ND is a highly contagious disease of poultry and other avian species. However, the genetic nature of ND viruses circulating ...  Read More

Characterization of Brucella spp. circulating in industrial dairy cattle farms in Iran: a field study 2016 - 2023

Saeed Alamian; Karim Amiry; Afshar Etemadi; Maryam Dadar

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, , Pages 195-202

  Bovine brucellosis, an infectious disease transmitted by Brucella melitensis and Brucella abortus, presents a significant zoonotic risk for agricultural economics and animal health. The primary objective of this study was to present a comprehensive understanding of the prevalence and features of Brucella ...  Read More

Screening of vancomycin resistance-associated genes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from cattle, sheep and goats in northwestern Iran

Leila Maleki; Amir Tukmechi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , March 2024, , Pages 159-164

  Staphylococcus aureus is an important pathogen causing a wide range of diseases in both humans and animals. The aim of this research was to screen the vancomycin resistance-associated genes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from animals. A total of 400 nasal swab samples ...  Read More

Genetic characterization of virulence and extended spectrum β-lactamase producing genes of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from bovine milk

Bhavinkumar Pankajbhai Katira; Bhaveshkumar Ishwarbhai Prajapati; Ratn Deep Singh; Sandipkumar Sureshbhai Patel; Kirankumar Motiji Solanki

Volume 15, Issue 2 , February 2024, , Pages 57-64

  Mastitis associated Klebsiella pneumoniae species were isolated from bovine milk to characterize virulence genes (wabG and kfuBC) and extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) genes (blaCTX-M-1, blaCTX-M-2, blaCTX-M-9, blaTEM, blaSHV and blaOXA). A total number of 325 bovine milk samples (195 raw and ...  Read More

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

Development of a multiplexed Luminex assay for simultaneous detection of enteric viruses in cattle

Monika Punia; Sushila Maan; Kanisht Batra; Aman Kumar; Narender Singh Maan; Suresh Kumar Gahlawat

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 13-19

  Viral and bacterial gastroenteritis and diarrhea have long been a problem in livestock with devastating effects on animal health and production causing a heavy financial burden on producers. Therefore, the bead-based multiplex detection assay was created for simultaneous detection of three livestock ...  Read More

Co-infection of bluetongue virus serotypes 12 and 16 in sheep from Haryana, India

Anita Dalal; Naresh Kumar Kakker; Deepika Chaudhary; Aman Kumar; Narender Singh Maan; Sushila Maan

Volume 14, Issue 12 , December 2023, , Pages 635-641

  World Organization for Animal Health has listed bluetongue (BT) under notifiable diseases. The BT is an arboviral infectious disease of domestic and wild ruminants caused by the bluetongue virus (BTV). Southern states of India had remained the point of attention for BT since first presence in 1964 in ...  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

Efficacy of light chain 3-fused protein multi epitope in protection of mice challenged with Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Somayeh Bahrami; Mohammad Mehdi Feizabadi; Nader Mosavari; Fattah Sotoodehnejad; Mohammad Eslampanah

Volume 14, Issue 12 , December 2023, , Pages 659-664

  The new strategy for vaccine development such as the fused protein multi-epitope capable of preventing the reactivation of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBi) can be an effective strategy for controlling tuberculosis (TB) worldwide. This study was conducted to evaluate the immunity of experimentally ...  Read More

Seroprevalence of antibodies to non-structural protein of foot-and-mouth disease virus in vaccinated dairy cattle

Seyed Mahmoud Azimi; Baharak Mohammadian; Mohammad Khezri

Volume 14, Issue 12 , December 2023, , Pages 681-684

  Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), a highly contagious viral disease of livestock, is endemic in Iran. To investigate the prevalence of antibodies against 3ABC non-structural protein (NSP) of FMD virus, a cross-sectional study was conducted on dairy cattle in eight cities of Kurdistan Province from May to ...  Read More

Isolation and molecular characteristics of a recombinant feline calicivirus from Qingdao, China

Yongxiang Liu; Lide Qin; Xiaoliang Hu; Yanmei Jiang

Volume 14, Issue 11 , November 2023, , Pages 583-588

  Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a highly contagious pathogen seriously affecting the upper respiratory tract and producing oral diseases in the feline. Despite widespread vaccination, the prevalence of FCV remains high. In this study, the FCV qingdao (qd)/2019/china was isolated from a domestic feline oropharyngeal ...  Read More

Whole-genome sequencing of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype O/PanAsia-2/QOM-15 and comparison of its VP1-encoding region with two vaccine strains

Mehrnoosh Gadir; Seyed Mahmoud Azimi; Naser Harzandi; Behzad Hemati; Neda Eskandarzade

Volume 14, Issue 11 , November 2023, , Pages 615-623

  Despite widespread vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease, many outbreaks still occur in endemic areas. We attempted to determine the genetic and antigenic properties of the O/PanAsia-2/QOM-15 foot-and-mouth disease virus new vaccine strain. Thus, whole-genome sequencing was used to identify vulnerable ...  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

Antibacterial activity of Lake Urmia derived-Halomonas

Razieh Sadati; Nima Shaykh-Baygloo; Rasoul Shokri

Volume 14, Issue 9 , September 2023, , Pages 515-523

  Isolation of new microbial species from extreme environments is one of the most efficient approaches for the development of novel bioactive metabolites. The aim of the present study was to explore the pharmaceutical bacterial resources from the water and sediments of hypersaline Lake Urmia. Using different ...  Read More

Identification of an additional N-glycosylation site and thermostable mutations within the hemagglutinin-neuraminidase gene of the Newcastle disease virus belonging to the VII.1.1 sub-genotype

Seyed Sajjad Babaeimarzangou; Manoochehr Allymehr; Aidin Molouki; Alireza Talebi; Mohammad Hossein Fallah Mehrabadi

Volume 14, Issue 8 , August 2023, , Pages 447-456

  Newcastle disease virus (NDV) is considered one of the most devastating avian viral patho-gens affecting the avian population, and it causes a significant economic burden on the poultry industry worldwide. The study aimed to gain deeper understanding of the molecular and phylogenetic analyses of the ...  Read More

Livestock, pets and humans as carriers of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and comparative evaluation of two PCR protocols for detection

Dharitree Sonowal; Sandeep Ghatak; Acheenta Gohain Barua; Srinivas Kandhan; Razibuddin Ahmed Hazarika; Arnab Sen; Samir Das; Sarat Sonowal; Rajeev Kumar Sharma; Shantanu Tamuly; Chimanjita Phukan; Ajanta Sharma; Poznur Hussain

Volume 14, Issue 7 , July 2023, , Pages 351-358

  Staphylococcus aureus are Gram positive bacteria known to acquire antibiotic resistance rapidly and pose a major challenge to clinicians worldwide. Infections by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are usually associated with increased mortality and prolonging of treatment. Samples (n ...  Read More

Molecular identification of Brucella species and biovars associated with animal and human infection in Iran

Maryam Dadar; Saeed Alamian; Ali Mohammad Behrozikhah; Freshteh Yazdani; Armin Kalantari; Afshar Etemadi; Adrian M. Whatmore

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 315-321

  Brucellosis is a costly contagious disease of human, domestic and wild animals. It is a serious health problem in Iran causing significant economic losses therefore, control approaches to prevent its spread are of great importance. In Iran, the species and biovars of virulent Brucella species are still ...  Read More

Determination of virulence associated immunogenic proteins in some of Lactococcus garvieae strains

Meryem Cansu Yesiltas; Ilhan Altinok; Rafet Cagri Ozturk

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 101-107

  Lactococcosis disease incident caused by Lactococcus garvieae has been increased with increasing aquaculture productions and outbreaks of the disease have become a threat on farmed species. To prevent lactococcosis, inactivated vaccine has been used, however, it only provides protection when given by ...  Read More

Diagnosis and characterization of duck beak atrophy and dwarfism syndrome in Chongqing of China

Guang Zhao; Tingting Huang; Di Wu; Liwu Zhang; Zeli Luo; Jia Liu; Xiaowei Yang

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 169-172

  Duck beak atrophy and dwarfism syndrome (BADS) is a newly emerged disease in China since 2015. In October 2017, an unidentified disease occurred in Cherry Valley ducks, Chongqing municipality, the southwest of China. The affected birds showed short beak and growth retardation clinical signs. The disease ...  Read More

Detection of multi-antibiotic resistant Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni in beef, mutton and chicken and water buffalo meat in Ahvaz, Iran

Siavash Maktabi; Masoud Ghorbanpoor; Masomeh Hossaini; Amirabbas Motavalibashi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 37-42

  Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli are the main causes of gastrointestinal diseases in humans even in industrialized countries affecting public health. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the occurrence and antibiotic resistance of C. jejuni and C. coli in chicken meat, beef, mutton and water ...  Read More

Extra intestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli from human and avian origin: Detection of the most common virulence-encoding genes

Soheila Najafi; Morad Rahimi; Zahra Nikousefat

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 43-49

  Pathogenic Escherichia coli strains cause a wide range of extra intestinal infections including urinary tract infection in humans and colibacillosis in poultry. They are classified into uropathogenic E. coli (UPEC) and avian pathogenic E. coli (APEC) with genetic similarities and variations. Their ...  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

Molecular characterization of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from neonatal calves diarrhea

Zahra Yadegari; Gholamreza Nikbakht Brujeni; Reyhaneh Ghorbanpour; Farhad Moosakhani; Samad Lotfollahzadeh

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 73-78

  Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) produces different virulence factors allowing the bacterium to colonize and develop watery diarrhea. Proteomics studies have also introduced new protein belonging to the secretion pathways, antigen 43 (Ag43), which plays important role in E. coli pathogenesis. ...  Read More