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Autoimmune and Immune-mediated Skin Diseases of Animals

  1. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacterial isolates from food producing animals not only challenges the preventive and therapeutic strategies in veterinary medicine, but also threatens public health. Genetic ...

    Authors: Maad Tohmaz, Mahdi Askari Badouei, Hamideh Kalateh Rahmani and Gholamreza Hashemi Tabar
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2022 18:421
  2. Vesicular stomatitis (VS) is an acute, highly contagious and economically important zoonotic disease caused by the vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV). There is a need for effective and safe stable recombinant va...

    Authors: Xiaojuan Xue, Zhaorong Yu, Hongyan Jin, Lin Liang, Jiayang Li, Xiaolu Li, Yong Wang, Shangjin Cui and Gang Li
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2021 17:36
  3. Pemphigus is the term used to describe a group of rare mucocutaneous autoimmune bullous diseases characterized by flaccid blisters and erosions of the mucous membranes and/or skin. When the autoantibodies targ...

    Authors: Heng L. Tham, Keith E. Linder and Thierry Olivry
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:457
  4. Marek’s disease (MD) is a chicken neoplastic disease, which brings huge economic losses to the global poultry industry. The wild type p53, a tumor suppressor gene, plays a key role in blocking cell cycle, prom...

    Authors: Huixia Zhang, Mengda Liu, Hui Zhang, Shengliang Cao, Yue Li, Shengnan Jiang, Yinuo Song and Sidang Liu
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:303
  5. Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a common and highly prevalent pathogen causing upper respiratory diseases in kittens and felines in recent years. Due to the substantial genetic variability of the viral genes, exis...

    Authors: Dengliang Li, Zhanding Cui, Guohua Li, Liangting Zhang, Ying Zhang, Han Zhao, Shuang Zhang, Yanbing Guo, Yanli Zhao, Fanxing Men, Shihui Zhao, Jiang Shao, Dongju Du, Hailong Huang, Kai Wang, Guixue Hu…
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:231
  6. Autoimmune dermatoses targeting melanocytes have gained attention in human medicine due to their progressive nature and the social impact suffered by affected individuals. In veterinary medicine, vitiligo and ...

    Authors: Heng L. Tham, Keith E. Linder and Thierry Olivry
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:251
  7. It has been more than 40 years since the dual descriptions of canine pemphigus vulgaris. Over the ensuing four decades, the reports of—mostly canine—novel autoimmune skin diseases (AISDs) have progressed in su...

    Authors: Thierry Olivry
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:157

    The original article was published in BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:132

  8. Since the first description of discoid lupus erythematosus (LE) in two dogs in 1979, the spectrum of canine cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) variants has expanded markedly.

    Authors: Thierry Olivry, Keith E. Linder and Frane Banovic
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:132

    The Editorial to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:157