Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira - Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research

Founder, 1981-2018

Jürgen Döbereiner
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PESQUISA VETERINÁRIA BRASILEIRA - Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research (, edited by the scientific association Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal (CBPA) in collaboration with institutions, such as Universidade de Brasília (UnB) and Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ). Pesq. Vet. Bras publishes original papers on animal diseases and related subjects divided by the following areas: Livestock Diseases (LD), Small Animal Diseases (SA), Wildlife Medicine (WM) and Animal Morphophysiology (MF).

Pesq. Vet. Bras. is edited from 1981, in continuation to the "Archives of the Institute of Animal Biology" (1959-1961) and the Veterinary Series (1968-1976) of the “Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira".

Pesq. Vet. Bras. publishes subjects about natural and experimental diseases. The journal details the diagnostic investigations of natural and emerging diseases of animals; especially herd diseases with occurrence in Brazil. The submission of topics on animal diseases related to public health is encouraged. Pathology in its broad sense is the flagship of the journal, including laboratory diagnostic, epidemiology, clinics and others. Each issue features Original Articles, Reviews or Topics of General Interest; Case Reports are only accepted in the area of Wildlife Medicine (WM). These articles aim a public consisting of veterinary practitioners, pathologists, veterinary diagnostic laboratory staff, toxicologic pathologists, comparative pathologists, medical pathology researchers, environmental scientists, and others involved in veterinary diagnostics and animal research across domestic species and wildlife.

For the preparation of the manuscript, authors must follow the format indicated by the journal, which can be found under “Instructions for Authors,” “Submission of articles” in the journal webpage ( Submission of articles outside the presentation standards will be disregarded.

Critical review articles should only be submitted upon invitation by the Chief-Editor and should be supported by original publications of the author on the subject. The editors assume that papers submitted are not being considered for publication in other journals and do not contain material which has already been published. Submitted papers are peer reviewed.

Articles as of January, 2019 will be published in English, including a Portuguese Abstract when Portuguese is the native language of one of the authors.

The journal is indexed and/or abstracted by: SciELO-Scientific Electronic Library Online (; ISI/Thomson Reuters, in its products Science Citation Index Expanded and BIOSIS Previews; CABI, in its key-databases CAB Abstracts and Global Health, and in several derived databases, such as: Animal Science Database and VetMedResources (for the internet), Index Veterinarius and Veterinary Science Database (abstract databases), and Veterinary Bulletin (printed), DOAJ-Directory of Open Access Journals (

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