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)
Epidemiology
Biological characteristics of Equine Herpesvirus 8 and its pathogenicity in mice

dan dan xu

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

Abstract
  Abstract: Equine herpesvirus type 8 (EHV-8) is currently mainly isolated from donkeys. In order to study its biological characteristics and pathogenicity, the EHV-8 LCDC01 strain isolated in our laboratory was infected with Rabbit kidney cell (RK-13) cells and BALB/c mice, and the changes of viral proliferation, ...  Read More

Epidemiology
The effectiveness of training parturition and dystocia management on days open of dairy cows in traditional farming systems: a field trial

Hadi Keshipour; Alireza Bahonar; Mehdi Vojgani; Ehsan Anassori

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

Abstract
  The interval between parturition and the subsequent pregnancy is called Days Open or Calving to Conception Interval, which is affected by several factors, especially dystocia. Dystocia is abnormal or difficult calving for any reason necessary to help parturition through Labor.This study is a health education ...  Read More

Epidemiology
Distribution of Nosema Spp. in climatic regions of Iran

Baharak Mohammadian; Saied Bokaie; Mojtaba Moharrami; Sedighe Nabian; Mohammad Forsi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 259-263

Abstract
  ‎Nosemosis is one of the most prevalent bee diseases in the world causing significant ‎economic losses in the global bee-keeping industry. This cross-sectional study was conducted during April-September, 2016 to investigate the prevalence of nosemosis in different climatic regions of Iran. A ...  Read More

Microbiology
Molecular identification and phylogenetic analysis of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium spp. isolated from gut of honeybees (Apis mellifera) from West Azerbaijan, Iran

Mohammad Farouq Sharifpour; Karim Mardani; Abdulghaffar Ownagh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 287-294

Abstract
  Polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) and phylogenetic analysis were used for molecular identification of lactic acid bacteria (LABs) isolated from Apis mellifera. Eighteen honeybee workers were collected from three different apiaries in West Azerbaijan. LABs ...  Read More

Parasitology
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

Abstract
  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

Microbiology
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

Abstract
  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

Microbiology
Prevalence and molecular characterization of staphylococci isolated from sheep with subclinical mastitis in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran

Bentolhoda Rahman; Abdolghaffar Ownagh; Karim Mardani; Farhad Farrokhi Ardebili

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 155-162

Abstract
  This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of subclinical mastitis caused by Staphylococcus spp. in ewes in West-Azerbaijan province of Iran. Molecular characterization of isolated Staphylococcus spp. from diseased ewes were performed using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) followed by restriction ...  Read More

Parasitology
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

Abstract
  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

Epidemiology
Androgen receptor blockade using flutamide skewed sex ratio of litters in mice

Faramarz Gharagozlou; Reza Youssefi; Mehdi Vojgani; Vahid Akbarinejad; Ghazaleh Rafiee

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 169-172

Abstract
  Maternal testosterone has been indicated to affect sex ratio of offspring. The present study was conducted to elucidate the role of androgen receptor in this regard by blockade of androgen receptor using flutamide in female mice. Mice were randomly assigned to two experimental groups. Mice in the control ...  Read More

Microbiology
Seroprevalence of leptospiral infection in feline population in urban and dairy cattle herds in Mashhad, Iran

Massoud Talebkhan Garoussi; Mohsen Mehravaran; Gholamreza Abdollahpour; Javad Khoshnegah

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2015, , Pages 301-304

Abstract
  The importance of cats in the Leptospira epidemiology is due to the possibility of transferring leptospirosis to wild and domesticated animals. The purpose of this survey was to determine the prevalence of Leptospira infection in shorthair cats in different location of Mashhad, Iran. Totally, 147 blood ...  Read More

Microbiology
Detection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in two different camel species by conventional and molecular techniques

Masoud Haghkhah; Abdollah Derakhshandeh; Reza Jamshidi; Asghar Moghiseh; Negar Karimaghaei; Mohammad Ayaseh; Mohsen Mostafaei

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2015, , Pages 337-341

Abstract
  Paratuberculosis (John’s disease) is infectious and chronically progressive granulomatous disease which affects domestic and wild ruminants. The causative agent is Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis (MAP), a slow growing mycobactin dependent acid-fast bacillus. We investigated the detection and ...  Read More

Epidemiology
Serological study of small ruminant lentiviruses in sheep population of Khorasan-e-Razavi province in Iran

Behnaz Norouzi; Alireza Taghavi Razavizadeh; Mohammad Azizzadeh; Ashraf Mayameei; Vahid Najar Nezhad Mashhadi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2015, , Pages 245-249

Abstract
  Maedi-Visna (MV) virus and caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE) virus known as small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLVs) cause chronic diseases in susceptible animals. The main reservoirs of these viral agents are sheep and goat. In sheep, MV virus causes a disease as the same name of the virus. This is the ...  Read More