Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
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)
The ossification of the vertebral column, thorax and sternum in the quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)

Aris Pourlis; John Antonopoulos

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 1-7

  The ossification centers onset of the quail vertebrae, ribs, and sternum in embryos and hatchling birds was studied. Specimens were cleared, stained with Alcian Blue and Alizarin Red S and examined using stereomicroscope. The chondral rudiments of the vertebrae were observed at the 6th day of incubation ...  Read More

Effects of new synthetic cryoprotectant agents on histological characteristics of various classes of vitrified bovine pre-antral follicles

Mohammad Hamed Shahsavari; Gholamali Moghaddam; Hossein Daghigh Kia; Ana Paula Ribeiro Rodrigues

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 9-16

  Previous studies have reported many discrepancies about the best type and concentration of cryoprotective agents (CPAs) and biological variability among various pre-antral follicle classes after cryopreservation of ovarian tissue. The aim of this study was to investigate the impacts of some synthetic ...  Read More

Diagnostic Imaging
Comparison of computed tomographic and cytological results in evaluation of normal prostate, prostatitis and benign prostatic hyperplasia in dogs

Yasamin Vali; Sarang Soroori; Mohammad Molazem; Majid Masoudifard; Alireza Vajhi; Samaneh Keshavarz; Hesameddin Akbarein

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 17-22

  Prostate gland can be structurally evaluated by computed tomography (CT) with taking advantages of tomographic feature and post-contrast parenchymal changes. The current examination initiated to determine association between computed tomographic and cytological results in evaluation of canine prostate. ...  Read More

Histomorphometric and immunohistochemical evaluation of angiogenesis in local ischemia by tissue engineering method in rat: Role of mast cells

Saeede Amani; Rasoul Shahrooz; Esmaeil Mortaz; Rahim Hobbenaghi; Rahim Mohammadi; Ali Baradar Khoshfetrat

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 23-30

  The aim of this study was to find a proper method for improvement of ischemic condition in the rat hind limb and also to observe the efficacy of cell engraftment with alginate/gelatin three-dimensional scaffolds. Eighteen male Wistar rats weighing 200 to 250 g were randomly divided into three groups ...  Read More

The analgesic interaction of tramadol and morphine in rats: An isobolographic study

Hesam Savadkoohi; Nasser Vesal

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 31-36

  In order to assess possible synergistic antinociceptive interactions, the analgesic effects of intra-peritoneal tramadol and morphine administered either separately or in combination were determined using tail-flick latency test following exposure to radiant heat in rats. Groups of eight male Sprague-Dawley ...  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

Influence of tramadol on anesthesia times, analgesia and electrocardiogram associated with injection anesthesia in common buzzards (Buteo buteo)

Abbas Raeisi; Hasan Noruzian; Milad Rostami

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 51-57

  A balanced anesthesia protocol is called perfect when it has fast induction, excellent recovery, the least effect on the cardiopulmonary system and sufficient analgesia. Many of anesthetic combinations have an analgesic effect without opioids. However, at the end of anesthesia, analgesia decreases or ...  Read More

The potential of sunflower (Helianthus annuus) residue silage as a forage source in Mohabadi dairy goats

Amir Gholami-Yangije; Rasoul Pirmohammadi; Hamed Khalilvandi-Behroozyar

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 59-65

  This study was conducted to determine the chemical composition and nutritive value of sunflower residues silage (SRS) and effects of its substitution with alfalfa hay and corn silage on lactation performance, feed intake, nutrient digestibility and some blood parameters of Mohabadi dairy goats. Four ...  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

An investigation of the concurrency of anti-Neospora antibody and parasitemia in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) in the northwest of Iran

Hossein Rezvan; Amir Khaki; Mehdi Namavari; Roya Abedizadeh

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 79-84

  Neospora caninum is an obligate intracellular parasite causing abortion and reproductive failure in ruminants. Here, the seroprevalence of Neospora DNA and anti-Neospora antibodies and the correlation between the DNA and the antibody using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and a new developed whole cell-based ...  Read More

A report on Coenuruses cerebralis infection in a wild goat (Capra aegagrus)

Mohammad Reza Mokhber Dezfouli; Javad Abbasi; Mohammad Nouri; Hannaneh Golshahi; Masoomeh Heidari Sureshjani

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 85-88

  Coenurus cerebralis is the larval stage of Taenia multiceps inhabiting the small intestine of dogs and wild carnivores as the definitive hosts. A two-year-old wild female goat (Capra aegagrus) was referred with signs of lateral recumbency and seizure for four days and loss of appetite. In clinical examination, ...  Read More

Fish & Aquatic
Achlya infection in an Oscar (Astronotus ocellatus) with typical symptoms of saprolegniosis

Rahim Peyghan; Roya Rahnama; Zahra Tulaby Dezfuly; Maryam Shokoohmand

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 89-92

  Saprolegniosis is one of the most frequent diseases in the ornamental fish industry that may cause by Achlya spp. There is no report of fungal infection caused by Achlya spp. in Oscar (Astronotus ocellatus) in Iran. An Oscar fish was referred to the Veterinary Hospital, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, ...  Read More