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Effects of feeds, supplemented with humic substances and calcium carbonate, on performance, egg quality and heart rate variability in laying hens

Rosa Angélica Sanmiguel; Anna Dedousi; Juan David López; Daniel Andrey Sierra; Evangelia Nikolaus Sossidou

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 461-467

  This study aimed to determine the effects of in-feed inclusion of humic substances (HS) and/or calcium carbonate (CaCO3) on the performance and welfare of laying hens. A total number of 144 Hy-Line Brown laying hens (55 weeks old) were randomly assigned to four treatments, T1–T4 (36 birds per treatment). ...  Read More

Genotypic and phenotypic tetracycline-based properties of Trueperella pyogenes isolates from bovine samples

Ozlem Şahan Yapicier; Dilek Ozturk; Mehmet Kaya

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 469-474

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the tetracycline resistance in Trueperella pyogenes isolates from bovine samples in Burdur, Turkiye, and assess 16 tetracycline-resistance genes distribution among the isolates. Forty-nine T. pyogenes isolates were phenotypically characterized for anti-microbial ...  Read More

Prediction of ionized calcium concentration based on total calcium and protein levels in cattle and sheep

Panagiotis Dimitrios Katsoulos; Labrini Vasileiou Athanasiou; Anna Dedousi; Zoe Polizopoulou

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 475-480

  Despite being important, there are no equations for prediction of ionized calcium (iCa) in sheep and cattle. The objectives of this study were i) to create equations for the calculation of serum iCa concentration based on the serum concentrations of total calcium (tCa), albumin (Alb) and total proteins ...  Read More

Physiological properties of indigenous lytic bacteriophages as monophage suspension and cocktail against poultry-adapted typhoidal Salmonella variants

Rida Haroon Durrani; Ali Ahmad Sheikh; Masood Rabbani; Muti-ur-Rehman Khan; Muhammad Ilyas Riaz; Muhammad Anas Naeem; Salman Ashraf Chattha; Aleena Kokab; Munazzah Maqbool; Muhammad Athar Abbas; Naila Siddique

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 481-487

  The emergence and spread of multidrug resistance among pathogens of the agro-food sector is increasing at an alarming rate, which has directed attention to the search for alternative to antibiotic therapy. The present work studied the physiological and population dynamics of lytic bacteriophages against ...  Read More

Evaluation of histopathological changes and exosomal biogenesis in pulmonary tissue of diabetic rats

Aref Delkhosh; Rahim Hobbenaghi; Reza Rahbarghazi; Mahdi Ahmadi; Jafar Rezaie

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 489-493

  Diabetes mellitus is one of the leading causes of death globally. The development of cellular injuries and impaired energy metabolism are involved in the pathogenesis of diabetes mellitus, leading to severe diabetic complications in different tissues such as the pulmonary tissue. Autophagy is a double-edged ...  Read More

Comparison of the effects of tylosin and tilmicosin as a systemic treatment of dry Holstein cows

Samira Abani; Nima Farzaneh; Hesam Seifi; Mohsen Ghavami; Abolfazl Mohammadi; Babak Khoramian

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 495-499

  The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of macrolides to eliminate intramammary infection (IMI) caused by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and Streptoccus spp. 3 weeks before calving time. Eighty Holstein dairy cows with subclinical mastitis pathogens were divided into three groups. ...  Read More

In silico prediction of amino acids involved in cCPE290-319 interaction with claudin 4

Yousef Sharafi; Seyed Ali Mirhosseini; Jafar Amani

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 501-506

  Among the 26 human claudin proteins, the food-poisoning bacterium Clostridium perfringens produces an enterotoxin (~ 35.00 kDa) that specifically targets human claudin 4, causing diarrhea by fluid accumulation in the intestinal cavity. The Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin (CPE) C-terminal domain (cCPE ...  Read More

Protective effects of Aloe vera powder supplementation on some quantitative and qualitative characteristics of egg, histopathological changes and serum biochemistry of laying hens fed by Aflatoxin B1

Saeed Seifi; Parisa Sedighara; Afsaneh Mohajer

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 507-512

  In the recent years, the use of medicinal plants to reduce the effects of mycotoxins in foods and feeds has been considered. This study was conducted to investigate the effects of Aloe vera on performance, serum biochemical parameters and liver histopathology in laying hens fed on aflatoxin B1 (AFB1)-contaminated ...  Read More

Effect of chlorogenic acid on follicular development, hormonal status and biomarkers of oxidative stress in rats with polycystic ovary syndrome

Neda Abedpour; Masoumeh Zirak Javanmard; Mojtaba Karimipour; Amirreza Pourmajed Liqvan

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 513-520

  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine and metabolic disorder. Chlorogenic acid (CGA) bears antioxidant properties with protective effects on different tissues. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of CGA on follicular development, hormonal status and biomarkers of oxidative ...  Read More

Ultrastructure characteristics of primordial germ cells in stage X of pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) embryo

Entekhab Hameed Abed AL-Shuwaili; Abolghasem Nabipour; Azam Hosseini; Hesam Dehghani

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 521-527

  Stage X is one of the formation stages in birds at which the blastoderm area is distinguished by two areas of area pellucida being responsible for formation of embryonic tissues and primordial germ cells, and area opaca forming the extra-embryonic tissues. Primordial germ cells are multi-potent stem ...  Read More

Pyrethroids resistance in Pulex irritans and Ctenocephalides canis in west and northwest Iran

Shahin Seidy; Mousa Tavassoli; Farnaz Malekifard

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 529-535

  Resistance to the knockdown effect of pyrethroid insecticides occurs due to mutations at target sites of pyrethroids, meaning the voltage-gated sodium channels gene (VGSC) in the membrane of the neurons. In fleas, this mutation occurs at two sites in the sodium channel in neurons: one is the replacement ...  Read More

Assessment of the effect of marination with broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) juice and balsamic vinegar on tenderness and quality of beefsteak

Fatemeh Mirhaj; Homa Baghaei; Bahareh Emadzadeh; Ashkan Jebelli Javan

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 537-544

  Due to the increasing demand for natural foods with fewer artificial additives, broccoli is considered by the consumers and researchers due to its taste, nutritional values and biochemical components. Therefore, this research was conducted to investigate the effect of broccoli juice and balsamic vinegar ...  Read More

Human DT-diaphorase expression in Escherichia coli: optimization, purification and structural stability

Bita Rouh; Bagher Seyedalipour; Saman Hosseinkhani; Abasalt Hosseinzadeh Colagar

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 545-551

  Expression and purification of human DT-diaphorase, also referred to as NAD(P)H quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1; EC., which is a flavoprotein belongs to the family of oxidoreductases are optimized. The DT-diaphorase plays an important role in biosensor design for laboratory analysis and also ...  Read More

Effect of GnRH and hCG injection on the reproductive performance and serum progesterone concentration of ewes during spring season

Kolsoom Nikbakht; Javad Habibizad; Mehrdad Meamar

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 553-561

  This study was carried out to investigate the effect of different hormonal programs on the reproductive parameters and serum progesterone concentration of Lake-Ghashghaei ewes in spring season. In this study, 144 ewes were selected from two large nomadic herds. The ewes were synchronized using progesterone ...  Read More

Evaluation of Newcastle disease virus vaccine effectiveness in dogs with neurological signs of canine distemper

Ali Asghar Sarchahi; Hadi Mohebalian; Mohammad Arbabi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 563-568

  Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) is the cause of a highly lethal infectious disease affecting a broad range of carnivores. Despite using various treatments, there is still no effective treatment, especially in the neurological form of distemper. The aim of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic effect ...  Read More

Study on antibiotic resistance and phylogenetic comparison of avian-pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) and uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) isolates

Alireza Ghorbani; Rahem Khoshbakht; Hami Kaboosi; Hesamaddin Shirzad-Aski; Fatemeh Peyravii Ghadikolaii

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 569-576

  Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) and uropathogenic E. coli (UPEC) can cause vast infections in humans and poultry. The present study was conducted to compare the isolates of the APEC and UPEC pathotypes on the basis phenotypic and genotypic features of antibiotic resistance and phylogenetic differences. ...  Read More

Effect of chia seed mucilage coating containing zinc oxide nanoparticles on shelf life of chicken fillet

Fereshteh Akhavan Seiasipour Foumani; Mehdi Sharifi Soltani; Shahin Zomorodi; Sara Jafarian; Asghar Khosrowshahi Asl

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 577-585

  Chicken fillet is a suitable medium for growth and activity of different types of microorganisms. The pH and nutrients content of fillets are the most important factors in their microbial spoilage and degradation during cold storage at the retail level. In this regard, the uses of edible coatings containing ...  Read More

A rapid identification method for common astigmatid species based on multiplex polymerase chain reaction

Yan Wang; Xiang-Lin Tao; Yu Fang; Weixi Fang; Huang-Fang Shao; Yu-Juan Zhan; Xin-Mei Li; Ting-Ting Hu; Chang-Jiang Ye; Fei Liu; En-Tao Sun

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 587-591

  Astigmatid mites are economically significant pests of stored products and sources of inhalant allergens causing allergic rhinitis and asthma worldwide. The morphological identification of astigmatid mites at the species level is often a difficult task due to their small size, phenotypic similarity and ...  Read More

Epidermal growth factor concentration in milk of healthy water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis)

Filiz Kazak; Gul Fatma Yarim; Ayris Gokceoglu; Mehmet Kemal Delmecioglu; Murat Yarim

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 593-596

  Epidermal growth factor (EGF) has biological roles, including embryonic organ development, breast morphogenesis, breast cell proliferation, and mammary development. This study aimed to measure EGF concentration and evaluate its relationship with somatic cell count (SCC) in healthy water buffaloes (Bubalus ...  Read More

The profile of inflammatory factors in dairy calves with Cryptosporidium infection

Mostafa Meshkat; Bahar Shemshadi; Kumarss Amini

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 597-601

  The present study was conducted to investigate the detection and identification of Cryptosporidium species via molecular techniques and evaluate the serum concentrations of inflammatory factors in Cryptosporidium species. The fecal samples (n = 256) were collected from pre-weaned (≤ 2.00 months) calves ...  Read More

Indigenous production, characterization and evaluation of polyclonal antibody against Camelus dromedarius immunoglobulin

Azadeh Yektaseresht; Zahra Hemati; Amir Arsalan Khorsand; Shoor Virsingh

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 603-606

  No diagnostic kits and reagents are available in the market to detect and evaluate camel immune responses to different pathogens. This study aimed to produce sheep anti-camel (Camelus dromedarius) polyclonal antibodies (pAbs) and to determine the specificity with other species immunoglobulin. Immunoglobulins ...  Read More

A retrospective study on diaphragmatic hernia in cats

Hossein Kazemi Mehrgerdi; Masoud Rajabioun; Ali Mirshahi; Ensiyeh Sajjadian Jaghargh

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 607-610

  Diaphragmatic rupture is introduced as one of the most common injuries occurring in small animals. In our retrospective report, 14 cats with a mean age of 12 months (male = 8, female = 6) that underwent diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy were studied. The data included the following: age, sex, breed, and clinical ...  Read More

Evaluation of bioaccumulation of some heavy metals in liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica and Dicrocoelium dendriticum), and liver samples of sheep

Saeed Khatemeh; Abbas Imani Baran

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 611-614

  Different living organisms are used as applicable bioindicators to determine heavy metal pollutions. Recent studies have shown that helminths parasites can be used as efficient environmental sentinels. This study aimed to evaluate Fasciola hepatica and Dicrocoelium dendriticum as bioaccumulators of lead ...  Read More

Ebstein’s anomaly in a French bulldog

Tanvika Sangwan; Neetu Saini; Deepika Kataria

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 615-619

  A one and a half years old male French bulldog weighing 9.50 kg was presented with the history of inappetence, lethargy, abdominal distension and exercise intolerance since last 2 days. The physical examination was done which revealed normal physiological parameters including temperature, mucus membrane ...  Read More

A case report of hyperdontia developmental abnormality in the lamb

Shiva Amanollahi; Ali Mirshahi; Hossein Kazemi Mehrjerdi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 621-624

  The development of tooth is a complex process wherein there is a series of interactions between the ectoderm and ectomesenchyme. Hyperdontia (also called supernumerary teeth) is a developmental abnormality being additional to the normal series of teeth with unknown etiology and is rare in ruminants. ...  Read More