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Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
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Enhancement in colonization of bovine spermatogonial stem cells following addition of knock-out serum replacement to culture medium

Reza Youssefi; Parviz Tajik; Mansoureh Movahedin; Vahid Akbarinejad

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 275-280

  Enrichment of cell suspension with germ cells prior to injection into recipient seminiferous tubules is of importance in spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) transplantation. Knock-out serum replacement (KSR) has been reported to enhance the proliferation of murine SSCs and human embryonic stem cells. The ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Effects of pre-analytical handling on selected canine hematological parameters evaluated by automatic analyzer

Labrini Vasileiou Athanasiou; Zoe Polizopoulou; Maria Rafaela Kalafati; George Ntararas; Vasileios Kontos

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 281-285

  To assess the effects of pre-analytical handling (storage time and temperature) on selected hematological parameters, whole blood samples were collected in EDTA coated tubes from each of 30 clinically normal male adult beagle dogs. Each sample was separated in 2 aliquots, of which one was stored in ambient ...  Read More

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

  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

Food Hygiene
Effect of a traditional marinating on properties of rainbow trout fillet during chilled storage

Siavash Maktabi; Mehdi Zarei; Milad Chadorbaf

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 295-300

  In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in using food additives from natural sources to improve taste and also extend the shelf-life of semi-preserved foodstuffs. The aim of this study was to examine the chemical and microbiological changes promoted by a local marinating process in rainbow ...  Read More

Determination of antibiotic resistance genes in relation to phylogenetic background in Escherichia coli isolates from fecal samples of healthy pet cats in Kerman city

Baharak Akhtardanesh; Reza Ghanbarpour; Sadaf Ganjalikhani; Parisa Gazanfari

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 301-308

  The aim of this study was to determine antibiotic resistance genes, phylogenetic groups and anti-microbial resistance patterns of Escherichia coli isolates from fecal samples of healthy pet cats in Kerman city. Ninety E. coli isolates were recovered from obtained rectal swabs. Antibiotic resistance pattern ...  Read More

The effect of Zataria multiflora extract on the clinical endometritis and reproductive indices in lactating Holstein dairy cows

Abolfazl Hajibemani; Abdolah Mirzaei; Abbas Rowshan Ghasrodashti; Mohammad Reza Memarzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 309-315

  In the present study, the effect of intrauterine infusion of Zataria multiflora extract on the clinical endometritis was investigated. Vaginal examination, transrectal palpation and ultrasonography were used to inspect the genital tract at 30-40 days in milk and two weeks later the same approach was ...  Read More

Prevalence of avian infectious bronchitis virus in broiler chicken farms in south of Iraq, 2014 – 2015

Waleed Seger; Arash Ghalyanchi Langeroudi; Vahid Karimi; Omid Madadgar; Mehdi Vasfi Marandi; Masoud Hashemzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 317-321

  Avian infectious bronchitis (IB), caused by a gammacoronavirus, is an OIE-listed (List B) disease and characterized by respiratory and renal involvements, causing high mortality, and economic loss in both layers and broilers. In comparison with other diagnostic methods, real-time polymerase chain reaction ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Hydrogen sulfide upregulated mRNA expressions of sodium bicarbonate cotransporter1, trefoil factor1 and trefoil factor2 in gastric mucosa in rats

Parisa Cheraghi; Seyyed Ali Mard; Tahereh Nagi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 323-328

  Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) has been shown to protect the gastric mucosa through several protective mechanisms but till now its effect on mRNA expression of sodium bicarbonate cotransporter 1 (NBC1), trefoil factor1 (TFF1) and trefoil factor2 (TFF2) was not investigated. This study was aimed to evaluate the ...  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

Isolation, identification and antimicrobial sensitivity of Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale in broilers chicken flocks of Khuzestan, Iran

Mansour Mayahi; Darioush Gharibi; Rahim Ghadimipour; Forough Talazadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 341-346

  Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale (ORT) is a bacterium associated with respiratory disease, growth retardation, decreased egg production and mortality in chickens and turkeys. The objective of this study was isolation, identification and evaluation of antimicrobial susceptibility of ORT bacterium in slaughtered ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Effect of soy milk on circulating 17- β estradiol, number of neurons in cerebral cortex and hippocampus and determination of their ratio in neonatal ovariectomized rats

Behrokh Marzban Abbasabadi; Mina Tadjalli

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 347-351

  This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of soy milk on serum 17- β estradiol level and number of neurons in cerebral cortex and hippocampus as well as determination of the ratio of neurons in cortical and hippocampal regions in neonatal ovariectomized rats. Thirty female rats (one day old) ...  Read More

Spondylitis in broiler breeder farms in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran: Clinical Report

Alireza Talebi; Jafar Taifebagherlu; Arian Sharifi; Fatemeh Delkhosh-Kasmaie

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 353-355

  Spondylitis is a reemerging epidemic spinal infection in male broiler chickens (5 to 7 weeks of age) as well as broiler breeder roosters (15 to 18 weeks of age). Among various causative agents, Enterococcus species and in particular E. cecorum, a gram-positive bacterium as a gastrointestinal flora of ...  Read More

Large Animal Internal Medicine
A case report of partial bilateral hind limb adactyly in a male lamb

Masoud Rajabioun; Hossein Kazemi Mehrjerdi; Samaneh Ghasemi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, Pages 357-359

  Hemimelia as a congenital anomaly is a failure of development of extremities formation in embryonic period. This anomaly is defined as complete absence of the part of extremities and different forms were explained for hemimelia. Adactyly is an alternative name for transverse hemimelia and is a rare disorder ...  Read More