INSTITUTE of Veterinary Sciences

International publications of the laboratory




MH Benaissa, CR. Youngs, N Mimoune, B Faye, FZ Mimouni, R Kaidi

First serological evidence of BHV-1 virus in Algerian dromedary camels: Seroprevalence

and associated risk factors. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (2021)


NA Ouchene-Khelifi, N Ouchene and M Lafri.

Characterization and typology of goat production systems in Algeria based on producers survey. Bull Natl Res Cent (2021) 45:22


  1. Boukert, O. Kaya Koksalan, T. Kocagoz, S. Akcelik, M. Ifticene, A. Berber, C. Saegerman & N. Sahraoui

Isolation and identification of mycobacteria responsible for camel tuberculosis in Algeria. Rev. Sci. Tech. Off. Int. Epiz., 2021, 39 (3),


  1. Laghouati, R. Belabbas, C. Castellini, S. Mattioli, A. DalBosco, A. Benberkane, and M. Iguer-Ouada

Impact of Algerian date palm pollen aqueous extract on epididymal and ejaculated rabbit sperm motility during in vitro incubation. Italian Journal of Animal Science2021, Vol. 20, No. 1, 717-727


Laoun A, Harkat S, Lafri M, Gaouar SBS, Belabdi I, Ciani E, De Groot M, Blanquet V, Leroy G, Rognon X and Da Silva A,

Inference of Breed Structure in Farm Animals: Empirical Comparison between SNP and Microsatellite Performance. Genoa 2020, 11, 57; doi:10.3390/genes11010057


H Damene, D Tahir, A Berber, N Sahraoui, Leen Rigouts

Broad diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains isolated from humans and cattle in Northern Algeria suggests a zoonotic transmission cycle

PLoS Negl Too Say. 2020 Nov; 14(11): e0008894. doi:0.1371/journal.pntd.0008894


S Arab, L Nalbone, F Giarratana and A Berbar

Occurrence of Vibrio spp. along the Algerian Mediterranean coast in wild and farmed Sparus aurata and Dicentrarchus labrax doi:


  1. Saidi, N. Moula, R. Kaidi, Z. Boumahdi-Merad

Typical characteristics of sheep farms in relation to a potential risk of contamination with a neospora canicum in the central region of Algeria

Agriculture Vol 115, No 3-4 (2020) DOI:



  1. Tarzaali, Z. Boumahdi Merad, A. Abdelli, I. Nabi, M. Bachir Pasha, I. Meskouri, and R. Kaidi

Evaluation of semen quality in rabbit of local Algerian population and synthetic line in the summer season: a comparative study

Agricultura Vol 115, No 3-4 (2020) DOI:


R Saidi, N Mimoune, MH Benaissa, R Baazizi, K Abdelouhed, A Chibani, O Benadjel, D Khelef and R Kaidi

Study of antibacterial activity of essential oils of certain plants on isolated bacteria of mammary milk in Algeria. Bionature, 40(1) In 2020: 29-45 ISSN: 0970-9835 (P), 0974-4282 (O) © Bionature

B Medrouh, I. Lafri, C Beck, H Leulmi, M Akkou, L Abbad; M Lafri, I Bitam, S Lecolin

First serological evidence of West Nile virus infection in wild birds in Northern Algeria

Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 69 (2020) 101415


L Zemmouri, M Besbaci, A Mammeri and M Lafri

Sero-epidemiological Investigation of the Major Abortive Bacterial Agents in Ewes of M'Sila Governorate, Algeria

UASVM Veterinary Medicine Bulletin 77(2)/2020


Ferrouk M, Boukenaoui-Ferrouk N, Gharbi I, Baaziz-Ammi D, Adel D, Lafri M, Exbrayat JM.

Corpus luteum size and plasma progesterone concentration during the estrus cycle in Cheurfa cow of Algeria. Agricultura n° 3-4 (111-112)/2019


Belabdi I, Ouhtouch A, Lafri M, Gaouar SBS, Ciani E, Benli AR, (…) Da-Silva A.

Genetic homogenization of indigenous sheep breeds in Northwest Africa.

Scientific Reports. 2019;9:7920. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-44137-y


R Ezzeroug, R Belabbas, MJ Argente, In Berbar, S Diss, Z Boudjella, D Talaziza, N Boudahdirand M de la Luz Garcia

Genetic correlations for reproductive and growth traits in rabbits

Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 2019.

Bovine herpesvirus 1 in the northeast of Algiers, Algeria: Seroprevalence and associated risk factors in dairy herd.

Journal of Advances and Veterinary Research, (2019). 6(1), 60-65.


 Khaled H., Merdja S.,  Lafri I., Besbaci, M., Douifi, M., Bouyoucef A.

Serological Evidence of Glanders and Brucellosis in Equines in The North-East of Algeria. Journal of Applied Biological Sciences, (2019) 13(1), 25-29.


  1. Lafri, A. Hachid and I. Bitam

West Nile virus in Algeria: a comprehensive overview

New Microbe and New Infect 2019; 27:9–13




Kalem A, Abdelli A, Reduction D,  Kaidi R.

Association Between Postpartum High Β-Hydroxybutyrate and/or Non-Esterified Fatty Acids and Plasma Metabolites, Body Condition and Reproductive Performance in Dairy Cows ».

Dairy and Vet Sci J 5(1): 555654; 2018.


  1. Salhi, D. Khelef, C R. Mssais, A. Lounas, A. Mohamed-Cherif, R. Kaidi, K. Ait-Oudhia.

Serological Survey of Dominant Viral Diseases (Newcastle Disease (ND), Infectious Bronchitis IB) and Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD)), in Broilers Flocks in Northern Algeria.

UASVM Veterinary Medicine Bulletin 75(2)/2018. doi:10.15835/buasvmcn-vm:000117

 N Mimoune, R Kaidi, Guedioura A, MH Benaissa, MY Azzouz.

Characterization of ovarian follicular and cystic fluids in cows

Veterinaria, Vol. 67, No.2, 2018


M Taherti and R Kaidi

Productivity of the Ouled Djellal sheep according to the mode of breeding management

Lebanese Science Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2018 47


  1. Mebarki; R. Kaidi, K. Benhanifia,

Morphometric description of Algerian Arab-Barb horse.

Revue Med. Vet., 2018, 169, 7-9, 185-190


  1. Lafri, W. Benredjem, F. Neffah-Baaziz, R. Lalout, K. Abdelouahed, B. Gassen,
  2. Bakhouch, M. Chergui, M. Karakellah, H. Adjmi-Hamoudi and I. Bitam

Inventory and update on argasid ticks and associated pathogens in Algeria

New Microbe and New Infect 2018; 23:110–114


Dib L, Lafri I, Boucheikhchoukh M, Dendani Z, Bitam I, Benakhla A.

Seasonal distribution of rickettsiae spp. in ticks in North-East of Algeria.

New Microbes and New Infections. 2018.


Djerbouh A, Lafri I, Kechemir-Issad N, Bitam I.

Endo- and ectoparasites (Ixodidae) of camels (Camelus dromedarius) from southern Algeria.

Livestock Research for Rural Development. 2018


Bennai K, Tahir D, Lafri I, Bendjaballah-Laliam A, Bitam I, Parola P.

Molecular detection of Leishmania infantum DNA and host blood meal identification in Phlebotomus in a hypoendemic focus of human leishmaniasis in northern Algeria.

PLoS Negl Too Say. 2018


Ouchene-Khelifi NA, Lafri M, Pompanon F, Ouhrouch A, Ouchene N, Blanquet Vt

Genetic homogeneity of North-African goats.

PLoS ONE 13(2018): e0202196.


      N Ouakli, A Belkhiri, A de Lucioc, PC. Kösterc, M Djoudi, A Dadda, D Khelef, R Kaidi,

      D Carmenac,

Cryptosporidium-associated diarrhea in neonatal calves in Algeria

Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports 12 (2018) 78–84


     Belhamiti BT; In Ait Amrane, SM Hammoudi; SMA Saddles; AR Benia; In Mammeri;

     R Kaidi,

Semen parameters and their seasonal variations of local Arabia local breed bucks in western


Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 24 (No 3) 2018, 460–466

     Lounis M, Zhao GeLi Y, Gao Y, Kaidi R, Oumouna M, Wang J, Oumouna K

Virulence traits of avian pathogenic (APEC) and fecal (AFEC) E. coli isolated from broiler

chickens in Algeria

Trop Anim Health Prod (2018) 50:547–553



     M Besbaci, A Abdelli, I Belabdi, A Benabdelaziz, R Khelili, M Mebarki, R Kaidi

Effects of GnRH or hCG on day 11 after artificial insemination in cows luteal activity”

J Hellenic Vet Med Soc. 2018


SM Selles, M Kouidr, BT Belhamiti, A Ait Amrane, AR Benia, SM Hammoudi, R Kaidi,

    L Boukraa 

Enteropathogens associated with neonatal calves diarrhea in Tiaret area (Western Algeria)

Neonatal calf diarrhea (NCD)

Veterinaria, Vol. 67, No.2, 2018


   N Feknous, JB Hanon, M Tignon, H Khaled, A Bouyoucef and B Cay

Seroprevalence of border disease viruses and other pestiviruses in sheep in Algeria and associated

risk factors

BMC Veterinary Research (2018) 14:339


  N Sahraoui N Moula S Boudjenah JL Hornick

Main mineral content of camel meat in Algeria

Rev. Elev. Med. Vet. Country Trop., 71 (4):2018

  I Gharbi AS Dechicha M Ferrouk D Baazize-Ammi S Kebbal D Guetarni

 Effects of gonadotropin dose on estrus and embryo production in ewes

  Hamra and Ouled Djellal

 Rev. Elev. Med. Vet. Country Too., 71 (3): 113-119, 2018 doi: 10.19182/


OE Othman, N Payet-Duprat, S Harkat, A Laoun, ,A Maftah, M Lafri, A Da Silva.

Sheep diversity of five Egyptian breeds: Genetic proximity revealed between desert breeds Local sheep breeds diversity in Egypt. Small Ruminant Research 144 (2016) 346–352


SBS Gaouar, M Lafri, A Djaout, R El-Bouyahiaoui, A Bouri, A Bouchatal, A Maftah, E Ciani and A Da Silva.

 Genome-wide analysis highlights genetic dilution in Algerian sheep.

Heredity (2016), 1–9. & 2016 Macmillan Publishers


       Khaled, H., Sidi-Boumedine, K., Merdja, s., Dufour, P., Dahmania, A., Thiéry, R., Rousset,

       E., Bouyoucef A. (2016).

      Serological and molecular evidence of Q fever among small ruminant flocks in Algeria.   

      Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 47, 19-25.