Apr 12, 2023Open Access
To further enhance the role of teaching “Veterinary Clinical Diagnosis” course in the ability of animal medicine students to serve the development of regional livestock and poultry breeding industry, based on years of teaching, scientific research, and scientific and technological services related to veterinary clinical diagnosis, a thematic teaching mode of “Veterinary Clinical Diagnosis” oriented to serviceability was established. The teaching content is integrated into 4 topics, which teacher...
Aug 24, 2022Open Access
Rabbit production plays a key role in the meat production and householder revenue, but the pathological risks limit their production in the traditional systems. A study was carried out to assess the farmers’ perceptions on the pathological problems in the rabbit production and assess the rate of traditional veterinary solution application on the occurrence of rabbits’ lesions. Data were collected from 100 respondents through questionnaires administered to small-holder rabbits’ farmers selected i...
Jun 29, 2022Open Access
It has been reported that parasite infection can significantly harm domestic pigeons. In this study, we wanted to assess the histopathological changes caused by helminth infection. A total of thirty-five domestic pigeons (C. l. domestica
) purchased from Al-Qassim region in Saudi Arabia were included in this study. Among those, nine pigeons (25.71%) were infected with helminth parasites of a cestode (Raillietina
species) and a nematode (Ascaridia columbae
). It was observed th...
Jun 24, 2022Open Access
Z-Xaloc is a proposal of practical activities designed to improve communication, a part of the non-technical skills necessary for professionalism, in veterinary students. It has been implemented into the official program for Zoonoses and Preventive Medicine subject along with the last course of the Veterinary degree at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). Z-Xaloc is focused on training communication and decision-making ability under the umbrella of preventive medicine contents and knowledge handl...
May 20, 2022Open Access
This review aims to update the toxic plants that affect horses in Brazil. Currently, it is known that there are at least 131 toxic plants in the country belonging to 79 genera. Pseudocalymma elegans
, Baccharis coridifolia
, Panicum maximum
, Ricinus communis
, Prosopis juliflora
, Diospyros virginiana
, Crotalaria retusa
, Senecio brasiliensis
, Trema micrantha
, Ateleia glazioviana
, Bambusa vulgaris
, Coffea canephora
May 28, 2021Open Access
Sporotrichosis is an infectious disease caused by fungi belonging to the genus Sporotrix
. In dogs the disease is uncommon, and the infection occurs through lesions caused by vegetation that is contaminated with fungi or when in contact with contaminated cats, by scratching, biting or exudates from the lesions. Thus, the objectives of the present study were to describe the epidemiological, clinical, laboratory and therapeutic aspects of canine sporotrichosis.
Mar 22, 2021Open Access
Tracheal collapse is characterized as dorsoventral flattening of tracheal rings, resulting from progressive cartilage degeneration, which can affect the cervical and intrathoracic trachea, being more common in middle-aged and small breeds. The aim of the present study was to review the pathophysiological, clinical aspects, and diagnostic methods of tracheal collapse in dogs. Tracheal collapse occurs due to the progressive degeneration of the cartilage of the trachea, the extraluminal pressure ex...
Feb 09, 2021Open Access
Bluetongue is an infectious, viral, non-contagious disease, caused by the virus of the genus Orbivirus
and family Reoviridae, being transmitted by hematophagous vectors of the genus Culicoides
to domestic and wild ruminants. The disease mainly affects sheep. The infection is related to the climatic conditions of high temperatures and high humidity, which favor the proliferation of vectors. The disease is characterized by systemic hemorrhagic viral fever, caused by vascular injury a...
Jan 26, 2021Open Access
The study was carried out to determine the phenotypic characters of Aeromonas isolates
from fresh water fishes sold in FCT using culture and isolation, and conventional biochemical identification method and confirmation with MicrobactTM
GNB 24E identification system. Out of 400 samples collected from different fishes (257 from Tilapia zillii
, 77 from Clarias gariepinus
, 58 from Lates niloticus
, and 8 from Alestes nurse
) culture and biochemical charac...
Aug 12, 2020Open Access
Lipoma is a benign neoplasm characterized by the proliferation of well-differentiated adipocytes. The aim of the present study was to report a case of lipoma in the subcutaneous of a horse. A 5-year-old Mangalarga Marchador horse, weighing approximately 350 kg, was referred to the Veterinary Hospital with a history of increased abdominal volume. On clinical examination, a well-defined and circumscribed mass was observed in the abdomen. Surgery was performed and the material was sent for histolog...