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Cytochemical identification of endocrine thymus of chicken in relation to aging

Uma Kanta Mishra

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 137-144

  Age related cytochemical changes of thymic endocrine cells were studied in 78 day old chicks at five day interval to age of day 60 employing a panel of cytochemical stains. Methenamine silver revealed cell morphology including cell processes distinctly while diamine silver revealed a stronger argentaffinity ...  Read More

Optimization of incubation temperature in embryonated chicken eggs inoculated with H9N2 vaccinal subtype of avian influenza virus

Iraj Khalili; Rahim Ghadimipour; Ali Ameghi; Saeed Sedigh-Eteghad

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 145-148

  There are little information about growth properties of low pathogenic (LP) avian influenza virus (AIV) in embryonated chicken eggs (ECEs) at different incubation temperatures. Knowledge of this information increases the quantity and quality of antigen in vaccine production process. For this purpose, ...  Read More

Healing of excisional wound in Alloxan induced diabetic sheep: A planimetric and histopathologic study

Siamak Kazemi-Darabadi; Farshid Sarrafzadeh-Rezaei; Amir-Abbas Farshid; Reza Baradar-Jalili

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 149-155

  Healing of skin wound is a multi-factorial and complex process. Proper treatment of diabetic wounds is still a major clinical challenge. Although diabetes mellitus can occur in ruminants, healing of wounds in diabetic ruminants has not yet been investigated. The aim of this study was to evaluate healing ...  Read More

Effect of vitamins C or E supplementation to Tris diluent on the semen quality of Awassi rams preserved at 5 ˚C

Osama Ibrahim Azawi; Elias Khudhur Hussein

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 157-160

  The present study was aimed to test the efficacy of adding vitamins C or E to Tris-fructose-egg yolk diluent to increase Awassi ram sperm storage period at 5 ˚C. Semen samples from six mature Awassi rams were used in this study. The semen samples were diluted by Tris-glucose-egg yolk. Diluted semen ...  Read More

Brachial plexus block using lidocaine/ epinephrine or lidocaine/ xylazine in fat-tailed sheep

Safoura Ghadirian; Nasser Vesal

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 161-167

  This blinded, randomized experimental study was designed to evaluate the analgesic effects of adding epinephrine or xylazine to lidocaine solution for brachial plexus block (BPB) in sheep. Nine healthy, fat-tailed female lambs (26.6 ± 1.5 kg) were randomly allocated into three groups: lidocaine ...  Read More

Effects of chicory root powder on growth performance and histomorphometry of jejunum in broiler chicks

Homan Izadi; Javad Arshami; Abolghasem Golian; Mohammad Reza Raji

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 169-174

  In the present study, chicory root powder (CRP) as growth promoter at 1% and 3% levels was supplemented in broilers’ diet to investigate the growth performance and histo-morphometry of jejunum. One hundred twenty, one-day-old male broilers were used in a completely randomized design (CRD) with ...  Read More

Effect of salinity level on TSH and thyroid hormones of grass carp, Ctenophayngodon idella

Rahim Peyghan; Ala Enayati; Mostafa Sabzevarizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 175-178

  Thyroid hormones (T3, T4) have marked effect on body metabolism and in controlling osmoregulation activity in fish. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of water salinity changes on thyroid hormones level and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) of grass carp. For this purpose 120 grass carp ...  Read More

Validation of drop plate technique for bacterial enumeration by parametric and nonparametric tests

Hossein Naghili; Hossein Tajik; Karim Mardani; Seyed Mehdi Razavi Rouhani; Ali Ehsani; Payman Zare

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 179-183

  Drop plate technique has a priority and preference compared with the spread plate procedure, because of less time, quantity of media, effort requirement, little incubator space, and less labor intensive. The objective of this research was to compare the accuracy and fidelity of drop plate method vs. ...  Read More

Effect of curcumin on rat sperm morphology after the freeze-thawing process

Ali Soleimanzadeh; Adel Saberivand

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 185-189

  Reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation, induced by the cryopreservation process, can be responsible for mammalian sperm damage. Curcumin is known as an effective antioxidant against oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of curcumin on sperm count, motility and viability, ...  Read More

Ectoparasitic infestations of the European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) in Urmia city, Iran: First report

Tahmineh Gorgani-Firouzjaee; Behzad Pour-Reza; Soraya Naem; Mousa Tavassoli

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 191-194

  Hedgehogs are small, nocturnal mammals that become popular in the world and have significant role in transmission of zoonotic agents. Some of the agents are transmitted by ticks and fleas such as rickettsial agents. For these reason, a survey on ectoparasites in European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) ...  Read More

Sero-prevalence of bluetongue disease in sheep in west and northwest provinces of Iran

Mohammad Khezri; Seyed Mahmud Azimi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 195-198

  The objective of this study was to describe the seroprevalence rates of bluetongue virus (BTV) in sheep in west and northwest provinces of Iran. Bluetongue virus, an economically important orbivirus of the Reoviridae family, causes a hemorrhagic disease mainly in sheep and occasionally in cattle and ...  Read More

Histomorphometric study of on blood cells in male adult ostrich

Mina Tadjalli; Saeed Nazifi; Behrokh Marzban Abbasabadi; Banafsheh Majidi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2013, Pages 199-203

  In order to perform a histomorphometric study of blood cells in male adult ostrich, blood samples were obtained from jugular vein of 10 clinically healthy male adult ostriches (2 - 3 years old). The slides were stained with the Giemsa methods and the smears were evaluated for cellular morphology, with ...  Read More