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  1. Research article

    Experimental infections of different carp strains with the carp edema virus (CEV) give insights into the infection biology of the virus and indicate possible solutions to problems caused by koi sleepy disease (KSD) in carp aquaculture

    Outbreaks of koi sleepy disease (KSD) caused by carp edema virus (CEV) may seriously affect populations of farmed common carp, one of the most important fish species for global food production. The present study ...

    Mikolaj Adamek, Anna Oschilewski, Peter Wohlsein, Verena Jung-Schroers, Felix Teitge, Andy Dawson, David Gela, Veronika Piackova, Martin Kocour, Jerzy Adamek, Sven M. Bergmann and Dieter Steinhagen

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:12

    Published on: 21 February 2017

  2. Research article

    Counts of bovine monocyte subsets prior to calving are predictive for postpartum occurrence of mastitis and metritis

    The heightened susceptibility to infectious diseases in postpartum dairy cows is often attributed to immune dysfunction associated with the transition period. However, the cell populations involved in this imm...

    Brianna Pomeroy, Anja Sipka, Jamal Hussen, Melanie Eger, Ynte Schukken and Hans-Joachim Schuberth

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:13

    Published on: 21 February 2017

  3. Research article

    Genotyping and investigating capsular polysaccharide synthesis gene loci of non-serotypeable Streptococcus suis isolated from diseased pigs in Canada

    Streptococcus suis (S. suis) is an important swine pathogen and an emerging zoonotic agent. Most clinical S. suis strains express capsular polysaccharides (CPS), which can be typed by ant...

    Han Zheng, Xiaotong Qiu, David Roy, Mariela Segura, Pengchen Du, Jianguo Xu and Marcelo Gottschalk

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:10

    Published on: 20 February 2017

  4. Review

    Rethinking the role of alpha toxin in Clostridium perfringens-associated enteric diseases: a review on bovine necro-haemorrhagic enteritis

    Bovine necro-haemorrhagic enteritis is an economically important disease caused by Clostridium perfringens type A strains. The disease mainly affects calves under intensive rearing conditions and is characterized...

    Evy Goossens, Bonnie R. Valgaeren, Bart Pardon, Freddy Haesebrouck, Richard Ducatelle, Piet R. Deprez and Filip Van Immerseel

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:9

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  5. Research article

    Betanodavirus-like particles enter host cells via clathrin-mediated endocytosis in a cholesterol-, pH- and cytoskeleton-dependent manner

    Betanodavirus, also referred to nervous necrosis virus (NNV), is the causative agent of the fatal disease, viral nervous necrosis and has brought significant economic losses in marine and freshwater cultured f...

    Runqing Huang, Guohua Zhu, Jing Zhang, Yuxiong Lai, Yu Xu, Jianguo He and Junfeng Xie

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:8

    Published on: 8 February 2017

  6. Short report

    The T160A hemagglutinin substitution affects not only receptor binding property but also transmissibility of H5N1 clade 2.3.4 avian influenza virus in guinea pigs

    We generated and characterized site-directed HA mutants on the genetic backbone of H5N1 clade 2.3.4 virus preferentially binding to α-2,3 receptors in order to identify the key determinants in hemagglutinin re...

    Min Gu, Qunhui Li, Ruyi Gao, Dongchang He, Yunpeng Xu, Haixu Xu, Lijun Xu, Xiaoquan Wang, Jiao Hu, Xiaowen Liu, Shunlin Hu, Daxin Peng, Xinan Jiao and Xiufan Liu

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:7

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  7. Research article

    Disruption of the M949_RS01915 gene changed the bacterial lipopolysaccharide pattern, pathogenicity and gene expression of Riemerella anatipestifer

    Riemerella anatipestifer is an important pathogen that causes septicemia anserum exsudativa in ducks. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is considered to be a major virulence factor of R. anatipest...

    Yafeng Dou, Xiaolan Wang, Guijing Yu, Shaohui Wang, Mingxing Tian, Jingjing Qi, Tao Li, Chan Ding and Shengqing Yu

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:6

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  8. Research article

    Correlating bacterial shedding with fecal corticosterone levels and serological responses from layer hens experimentally infected with Salmonella Typhimurium

    Salmonella Enteriditis and Salmonella Typhimurium are commonly isolated during egg-related outbreaks of salmonellosis and represent a significant international public health issue. In Aus...

    Pardeep Sharma, Vivek V. Pande, Talia S. Moyle, Andrea R. McWhorter and Kapil K. Chousalkar

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:5

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  9. Research article

    Frequency of Th17 cells correlates with the presence of lung lesions in pigs chronically infected with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

    Porcine contagious pleuropneumonia caused by Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) remains one of the major causes of poor growth performance and respiratory disease in pig herds. While the role of antibodies aga...

    Elena L. Sassu, Andrea Ladinig, Stephanie C. Talker, Maria Stadler, Christian Knecht, Heiko Stein, Janna Frömbling, Barbara Richter, Joachim Spergser, Monika Ehling-Schulz, Robert Graage, Isabel Hennig-Pauka and Wilhelm Gerner

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:4

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  10. Research article

    Escherichia coli O78 isolated from septicemic lambs shows high pathogenicity in a zebrafish model

    The pathogenicity of Escherichia coli O78 strain K46, originally isolated from an outbreak of septicemia in neonatal lambs, was investigated in zebrafish embryo and murine models of infection. Its biofilm potenti...

    Cecilie K. Kjelstrup, Amelia E. Barber, J. Paul Norton, Matthew A. Mulvey and Trine M. L’Abée-Lund

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:3

    Published on: 25 January 2017

  11. Research article

    Impact of diversity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains on lung lesions in slaughter pigs

    The importance of diversity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyopneumoniae) strains is not yet fully known. This study investigated the genetic diversity of M. hyopneumoniae strains in ten pig herds, and assessed ...

    Annelies Michiels, Katleen Vranckx, Sofie Piepers, Rubén Del Pozo Sacristán, Ioannis Arsenakis, Filip Boyen, Freddy Haesebrouck and Dominiek Maes

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:2

    Published on: 17 January 2017

  12. Research article

    Congenital infection with atypical porcine pestivirus (APPV) is associated with disease and viral persistence

    In 2013, several Austrian piglet-producing farms recorded outbreaks of action-related repetitive myoclonia in newborn piglets (“shaking piglets”). Malnutrition was seen in numerous piglets as a complication of...

    Lukas Schwarz, Christiane Riedel, Sandra Högler, Leonie J. Sinn, Thomas Voglmayr, Bettina Wöchtl, Nora Dinhopl, Barbara Rebel-Bauder, Herbert Weissenböck, Andrea Ladinig, Till Rümenapf and Benjamin Lamp

    Veterinary Research 2017 48:1

    Published on: 6 January 2017

  13. Research article

    Evaluation of natural porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) subclinical infection and seroconversion dynamics in piglets vaccinated at different ages

    This study aimed to determine the porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) serological and virological dynamics in piglets vaccinated at different ages in a PCV2 subclinical infection (PCV2-SI) scenario. Six hundred a...

    Salvador Oliver-Ferrando, Joaquim Segalés, Sergio López-Soria, Antonio Callén, Olivier Merdy, François Joisel and Marina Sibila

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:121

    Published on: 3 December 2016

  14. Research article

    p53 signaling modulation of cell cycle arrest and viral replication in porcine circovirus type 2 infection cells

    Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is a ubiquitous pathogen in the swine industry worldwide. Previous studies have shown that PCV2 infection induces host cell apoptosis through up-regulation of p53. To further i...

    Dan Xu, Qian Du, Cong Han, Zengguo Wang, Xiujuan Zhang, Tongtong Wang, Xiaomin Zhao, Yong Huang and Dewen Tong

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:120

    Published on: 29 November 2016

  15. Review

    Marek’s disease in chickens: a review with focus on immunology

    Marek’s disease (MD), caused by Marek’s disease virus (MDV), is a commercially important neoplastic disease of poultry which is only controlled by mass vaccination. Importantly, vaccines that can provide steri...

    Nitish Boodhoo, Angila Gurung, Shayan Sharif and Shahriar Behboudi

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:119

    Published on: 28 November 2016

  16. Research article

    Increased frequency of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus shedding and lesions in suckling pigs compared to nursery pigs and protective immunity in nursery pigs after homologous re-challenge

    Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) causes enteric disease in pigs and spreads rapidly after entering naïve pig populations. The objectives were to (1) compare the disease course following inoculation with ...

    Priscilla F. Gerber, Chao-Ting Xiao, Kelly Lager, Kimberly Crawford, Vikas Kulshreshtha, Dianjun Cao, Xiang-Jin Meng and Tanja Opriessnig

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:118

    Published on: 21 November 2016

  17. Research article

    Heterogeneous antigenic properties of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus nucleocapsid

    Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is an arterivirus responsible for a widespread contagious disease of domestic pigs with high economic impact. Switzerland is one of the rare PRRSV-fr...

    Julie C. F. Rappe, Obdulio García-Nicolás, Franziska Flückiger, Barbara Thür, Martin A. Hofmann, Artur Summerfield and Nicolas Ruggli

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:117

    Published on: 21 November 2016

  18. Research article

    Age is not a determinant factor in susceptibility of broilers to H5N2 clade 2.3.4.4 high pathogenicity avian influenza virus

    In 2014–2015, the US experienced an unprecedented outbreak of H5 clade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus. The H5N2 HPAI virus outbreak in the Midwest in 2015 affected commercial turkey and...

    Kateri Bertran, Dong-Hun Lee, Charles Balzli, Mary J. Pantin-Jackwood, Erica Spackman and David E. Swayne

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:116

    Published on: 21 November 2016

  19. Research article

    Attenuation of the virulence of a recombinant influenza virus expressing the naturally truncated NS gene from an H3N8 equine influenza virus in mice

    Equine influenza virus (EIV) causes a highly contagious disease in horses and other equids. Recently, we isolated an H3N8 EIV (A/equine/Kyonggi/SA1/2011) from a domestic horse in South Korea that exhibited sym...

    Woonsung Na, Kwang-Soo Lyoo, Sun-Woo Yoon, Minjoo Yeom, Bokyu Kang, Hyoungjoon Moon, Hye Kwon Kim, Dae Gwin Jeong, Jeong-Ki Kim and Daesub Song

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:115

    Published on: 15 November 2016

  20. Research article

    Immunomodulation in the canine endometrium by uteropathogenic Escherichia coli

    This study was designed to evaluate the role of E. coli α-hemolysin (HlyA) in the pathogenesis of canine pyometra, and on the immune response of canine endometrial epithelial and stromal cells. In Experiment 1, t...

    Sofia Henriques, Elisabete Silva, Marta F. Silva, Sandra Carvalho, Patrícia Diniz, Luís Lopes-da-Costa and Luisa Mateus

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:114

    Published on: 9 November 2016

  21. Research article

    Combination of probiotics and coccidiosis vaccine enhances protection against an Eimeria challenge

    Coccidiosis is endemic in the commercial broiler industry capable of inflicting devastating economic losses to poultry operations. Vaccines are relatively effective in controlling the disease; their efficacy c...

    Miranda M. Ritzi, Wael Abdelrahman, Kobus van-Heerden, Michaela Mohnl, Nathaniel W. Barrett and Rami A. Dalloul

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:111

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  22. Research article

    Involvement of the different lung compartments in the pathogenesis of pH1N1 influenza virus infection in ferrets

    Severe cases after pH1N1 infection are consequence of interstitial pneumonia triggered by alveolar viral replication and an exacerbated host immune response, characterized by the up-regulation of pro-inflammat...

    Beatriz Vidaña, Jorge Martínez, Jaime Martorell, María Montoya, Lorena Córdoba, Mónica Pérez and Natàlia Majó

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:113

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  23. Research article

    Oestrous cycle-dependent equine uterine immune response to induced infectious endometritis

    Infectious endometritis is a major cause of reduced pregnancy rates in horses. The objectives of this study were to establish a timeline of the innate immune response in the uterus of healthy horses and to inv...

    Christina D. Marth, Simon M. Firestone, Lisa Y. Glenton, Glenn F. Browning, Neil D. Young and Natali Krekeler

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:110

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  24. Research article

    L-BSE experimentally transmitted to sheep presents as a unique disease phenotype

    Apart from prion protein genotype, the factors determining the host range and susceptiblity for specific transmissible spongiform encephalopathy agents remain unclear. It is known that bovine atypical L-BSE ca...

    Marion M. Simmons, Melanie J. Chaplin, Timm Konold, Cristina Casalone, Katy E. Beck, Leigh Thorne, Sharon Everitt, Tobias Floyd, Derek Clifford and John Spiropoulos

    Veterinary Research 2016 47:112

    Published on: 8 November 2016

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