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Alsaaod, Maher (9 February 2023). Kontagiöse Ovine Digitale Dermatitis (Unpublished). In: Kleinwiederkäuertagung 2023. Vetsuisse Fakultät Bern. 9. Februar 2023.

Alsaaod, Maher; Schmid, Robin Michael; Zwahlen, Nathalie; Soto, Sara; Wildi, Nicole; Seuberlich, Torsten; Steiner, Adrian (2023). First description of interdigital hyperplasia associated with contagious ovine digital dermatitis in two sheep. Frontiers in veterinary science, 9(1028880), p. 1028880. Frontiers Media 10.3389/fvets.2022.1028880

Studer, Eveline; Alsaaod, Maher; Steiner, Adrian; Becker, Jens (2023). Application note for the use of a wireless device measuring reticular pH under practice conditions in a Swiss dairy herd. Smart agricultural technology, 4, p. 100170. Elsevier 10.1016/j.atech.2022.100170


Alsaaod, M.; Schmid, R. M.; Zwahlen, N.; Soto, S.; Wildi, N.; Seuberlich, T.; Steiner, A. (2022). [First case description of contagious ovine digital dermatitis in Switzerland]. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 164(12), pp. 851-859. Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte 10.17236/sat00378

Jucker, Simone; Alsaaod, Maher; Steiner, Adrian; Zingre, Tatiana; Kässmeyer, Sabine; Gurtner, Corinne; Friker, Brian; Brandt, Sabine; K. Jensen, Tim; Hoby, Stefan (2022). Treatment of digital dermatitis using salicylic acid in European bison (Bison bonasus) reveals promising results. Frontiers in veterinary science, 9, p. 1012226. Frontiers Media 10.3389/fvets.2022.1012226

Alsaaod, Maher; Dürr, Salome; Steiner, Adrian (10 November 2022). Die Bewegungsaktivität von laktierenden Milchkühen auf der Alp im Vergleich zum Laufstall (Unpublished). In: Tagung des Netzwerk Nutztiere. Tierspital Bern. 10.November 2022.

Alsaaod, Maher; Weber, Jim; Jensen, Tim; Brandt, Sabine; Gurtner, Corinne; Devaux, David; Studer, Eveline; Steiner, Adrian (2022). "Non-healing" claw horn lesions in dairy cows: Clinical, histopathological and molecular biological characterization of four cases. Frontiers in veterinary science, 9(1041215), p. 1041215. Frontiers Media 10.3389/fvets.2022.1041215

Alsaaod, Maher (15 September 2022). CODD, eine neue Krankheit der Schafklauen (Unpublished). In: Bovinella. Webinar (Bern). 15 September 2022.

Plüss, Jeanette; Alsaaod, Maher; Steiner, Adrian (15 September 2022). Einfluss der Anwendung von Klauenklötzen auf die Fortbewegungseigenschaften und die Verteilung der Gewichtsaufnahme bei Rindern (Unpublished). In: 15. Internationale Tagung: Bau, Technik und Umwelt in der landwirtschaftlichen Nutztierhaltung. Soest. 13.09.2022 -15.09.2022.

Studer, Eveline; Alsaaod, Maher; Steiner, Adrian; Becker, Jens Michael (7 September 2022). Application Note for the Use of a Wireless Device Measuring Reticuloruminal pH under Practice Conditions in a Swiss Dairy Herd (Unpublished). In: World Buiatrics Congress Madrid 2022, Spain. 04.09.2022-08.09.2022.

Plüss, Jeanette; Steiner, Adrian; Alsaaod, Maher (August 2022). Effect of claw block application on locomotion characteristics and weight distribution in cattle (Unpublished). In: European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming International Conference on Precision Dairy Farming. Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria. 29. August - 2. September 2022.

Schmid, Robin Michael; Steiner, Adrian; Becker, Jens; Baumberger, Sandra; Dürr, Salome; Alsaaod, Maher (2022). Field Validation of a Non-carcinogenic and Eco-Friendly Disinfectant in a Stand-In Footbath for Treatment of Footrot Associated With aprV2-Positive Strains of Dichelobacter nodosus in Swiss Sheep Flocks. Frontiers in veterinary science, 9(812638), p. 812638. Frontiers Media 10.3389/fvets.2022.812638

Schmid, Robin Michael (2022). Field Validation of a Non-carcinogenic and Eco-Friendly Disinfectant in a Stand-In Footbath for Treatment of Footrot Associated With aprV2-Positive Strains of Dichelobacter nodosus in Swiss Sheep Flocks. (Dissertation)

Jucker, S; Alsaaod, M; Gurtner, C; Brandt, S; Steiner, A; Hoby, S (25 May 2022). Evaluation of a therapy protocol for the treatment of chronic digital dermatitis in European bison (Bison bonasus) (Unpublished). In: EAZWV Conference, Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians. Emmen, Netherlands. May 25. - 28.2022.

Jucker, Simone Barbara; Alsaaod, Maher; Steiner, Adrian; Gurtner, Corinne; Hoby, Stefan (25 May 2022). Prevalence of digital dermatitis in captive Swiss European Bison (Bison bonasus) and reference to captive and free-living individuals from other European countries (Unpublished). In: EAZWV Conference; European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians. Emmen, Netherlands. May 25. - 28.2022.

Hoby, Stefan; Steiner, Adrian; Jucker, Simone; Bähler, Hansjürg; Alsaaod, Maher (2022). Case Report: Proximal Phalangeal Fracture Management in a European Bison (Bison bonasus). Frontiers in veterinary science, 9(859667), p. 859667. Frontiers Media 10.3389/fvets.2022.859667

Fadul, Mahmoud; D'Andrea, Luigi; Alsaaod, Maher; Borriello, Giuliano; Di Lori, Antonio; Stucki, Dimitri; Ciaramella, Paolo; Steiner, Adrian; Guccione, Jacopo (2022). Assessment of feeding, ruminating and locomotion behaviors in dairy cows around calving - a retrospective clinical study to early detect spontaneous disease appearance. PLoS ONE, 17(3), e0264834. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0264834

Alsaaod, Maher; Dürr, Salome; Iten, Damian; Buescher, Wolfgang; Steiner, Adrian (2022). Locomotion behavior of dairy cows on traditional summer mountain farms in comparison with modern cubicle housing without access to pasture. PLoS ONE, 17(3), e0264320. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0264320

Alsaaod, Maher; Jensen, Tim K; Miglinci, Lea; Gurtner, Corinne; Brandt, Sabine; Plüss, Jeanette; Studer, Eveline; Steiner, Adrian (2022). Proof of an optimized salicylic acid paste-based treatment concept of ulcerative M2-stage digital dermatitis lesions in 21 dairy cows. PLoS ONE, 17(6), e0269521. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0269521


Alsaaod, Maher; Plüss, Jeanette; Studer, Eveline; Steiner, Adrian (2021). [Non-antibiotic treatment of interdigital hyperplasia secondary infected with digital dermatitis treponemes in dairy cows]. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 163(12), pp. 871-875. Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte 10.17236/sat00333

Brodard, Isabelle; Alsaaod, Maher; Gurtner, Corinne; Jores, Joerg; Steiner, Adrian; Kuhnert, Peter (2021). A filter-assisted culture method for isolation of Treponema spp. from bovine digital dermatitis and their identification by MALDI-TOF MS. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation, 33(4), pp. 801-805. Sage 10.1177/10406387211008511

Plüss, J.; Steiner, A.; Alsaaod, M. (2021). Short communication: Claw block application improves locomotion and weight-bearing characteristics in cattle with foot diseases. Journal of dairy science, 104(2), pp. 2302-2307. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2020-19135

Hoby, Stefan; Jensen, Tim K.; Brodard, Isabelle; Gurtner, Corinne; Eicher, Richard; Steiner, Adrian; Kuhnert, Peter; Alsaaod, Maher (2021). Detection of treponemes in digital dermatitis lesions of captive European bison (Bison bonasus). PLoS ONE, 16(8), e0255921. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0255921


Hoby, S.; Steiner, A.; Kuhnert, P.; Jost, Furtado R.; Guthruf, S.; Schönbächler, K.; Alsaaod, M. (2020). Foot health and prevalence of Dichelobacter nodosus in 11 ungulate species at Berne Animal Park. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 162(11), pp. 675-681. Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte 10.17236/sat00277

Fadul, Mahmoud; von Rotz, Alois; Alsaaod, Maher; Sato, Reiichiro; Steiner, Adrian (2020). Arthroscopic approaches to and anatomy of the shoulder joint of cattle: a cadaver study. BMC veterinary research, 16(1), p. 150. BioMed Central 10.1186/s12917-020-02337-z

Kuhnert, Peter; Brodard, Isabelle; Alsaaod, Maher; Steiner, Adrian; Stoffel, Michael H.; Jores, Jörg (2020). Treponema phagedenis (ex Noguchi 1912) Brumpt 1922 sp. nov., nom. rev., isolated from bovine digital dermatitis. International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology, 70(3), pp. 2115-2123. Society for General Microbiology SGM 10.1099/ijsem.0.004027


Alsaaod, Maher; Fadul, Mahmoud; Deiss, Ramona; Bucher, Esther; Rehage, Juergen; Guccione, Jacopo; Steiner, Adrian (2019). Correction: Use of validated objective methods of locomotion characteristics and weight distribution for evaluating the efficacy of ketoprofen for alleviating pain in cows with limb pathologies. PLoS ONE, 14(11), p. 1. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0225565

Syring, Claudia; Berchtold, B; Alsaaod, Maher; Meylan, Mireille (2019). [Acute outbreak of lameness due to inflammatory claw disease in a beef herd]. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 161(10), pp. 689-696. Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte 10.17236/sat00231

Alsaaod, Maher; Fadul, Mahmoud Mohamed; Steiner, Adrian (2019). Automatic lameness detection in cattle. Veterinary journal, 246, pp. 35-44. Elsevier 10.1016/j.tvjl.2019.01.005

Alsaaod, Maher; Locher, Iwan; Jores, Jörg; Grimm, Pauline; Brodard, Isabelle; Steiner, Adrian; Kuhnert, Peter (2019). Detection of specific Treponema species and Dichelobacter nodosus from digital dermatitis (Mortellaro's disease) lesions in Swiss cattle. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 161(4), pp. 207-215. Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte 10.17236/sat00201

Alsaaod, Maher; Bucher, Esther; Feierabend, Martina; Haerdi-Landerer, Maria-Christina; Steiner, Adrian (2019). Detection and localisation of unilateral hindlimb pathologies in cattle using the cow pedogram. Veterinary record, 184(10), p. 318. British Veterinary Association 10.1136/vr.105014

Guccione, Jacopo; D'Andrea, Luigi; Alsaaod, Maher; Borriello, Giuliano; Steiner, Adrian; Ciaramella, Paolo (2019). Validation of a noseband pressure sensor algorithm as a tool for evaluation of feeding behaviour in dairy Mediterranean buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis). Journal of dairy research, 86(1), pp. 40-42. Cambridge University Press 10.1017/S0022029919000074

Balmer, Martina; Alsaaod, Maher; Boesiger, M; Studer, Eveline; O'Brien, R; Schüpbach, Gertraud Irene; Steiner, Adrian (2019). Short communication: Risk factors for sonographically detectable udder edema in overbagged cows at dairy shows. Journal of dairy science, 102(1), pp. 660-665. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2018-15150


Buisman, Lyndsay Lisanne; Alsaaod, Maher; Bucher, Esther; Kofler, Johann; Steiner, Adrian (2018). Objective assessment of lameness in cattle after foot surgery. PLoS ONE, 13(12), e0209783. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0209783

Balmer, Martina; Alsaaod, Maher; Boesiger, M; O'Brien, R; Steiner, Adrian (2018). Technical note: Evaluation of a sonographic overbagging edema scoring system for show cows: Comparison with visual inspection. Journal of dairy science, 101(8), pp. 7494-7499. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2018-14462

Heringstad, B; Egger-Danner, C; Charfeddine, N; Pryce, J E; Stock, K F; Kofler, J; Sogstad, A M; Holzhauer, M; Fiedler, Andreas; Müller, K; Nielsen, P; Thomas, G; Gengler, N; de Jong, G; Ødegård, C; Malchiodi, F; Miglior, F; Alsaaod, Maher; Cole, J B (2018). Invited review: Genetics and claw health: Opportunities to enhance claw health by genetic selection. Journal of dairy science, 101(6), pp. 4801-4821. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2017-13531

Guccione, Jacopo; Della Valle, Giovanni; Carcasole, Christian; Kuhnert, Peter; Alsaaod, Maher (2018). Detection of Treponema pedis associated with digital dermatitis in Mediterranean buffalo ( Bubalus bubalis ). Veterinary Record Case Reports, 6(4), e000674. British Veterinary Association 10.1136/vetreccr-2018-000674


Fadul, Mahmoud Mohamed; Bogdahn, Christopher Maximilian; Alsaaod, Maher; Hüsler, Jürg; Alexander, Starke; Steiner, Adrian; Hirsbrunner, Gabriela (2017). Prediction of calving time in dairy cattle. Animal reproduction science, 187, pp. 37-46. Elsevier 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2017.10.003

D'Andrea, Luigi; Guccione, Jacopo; Alsaaod, Maher; Deiss, Ramona; Di Loria, Antonio; Steiner, Adrian; Ciaramella, Paolo (2017). Validation of a pedometer algorithm as a tool for evaluation of locomotor behaviour in dairy Mediterranean buffalo. Journal of dairy research, 84(4), pp. 391-394. Cambridge University Press 10.1017/S0022029917000668

Alsaaod, Maher; Huber, S; Beer, Gian; Kohler, Philipp; Schüpbach, Gertraud; Steiner, Adrian (2017). Locomotion characteristics of dairy cows walking on pasture and the effect of artificial flooring systems on locomotion comfort. Journal of dairy science, 100(10), pp. 8330-8337. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2017-12760

Alsaaod, Maher; Kredel, Ralf; Hofer, Balthasar; Steiner, Adrian (2017). Technical note: Validation of a semi-automated software tool to determine gait-cycle variables in dairy cows. Journal of dairy science, 100(6), pp. 4897-4902. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2016-12235


Alsaaod, Maher; Luternauer, M; Hausegger, T.; Kredel, R.; Steiner, Adrian (2016). The cow pedogram-Analysis of gait cycle variables allows the detection of lameness and foot pathologies. Journal of dairy science, 100(2), pp. 1417-1426. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2016-11678

Kohler, Philipp; Alsaaod, Maher; Dolf, Gaudenz; O'Brien, R; Beer, Gian; Steiner, Adrian (2016). A single prolonged milking interval of 24 h compromises the well-being and health of dairy Holstein cows. Journal of dairy science, 99(11), pp. 9080-9093. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2015-10839

Guccione, Jacopo; Carcasole, Christian; Alsaaod, Maher; D'Andrea, Luigi; Di Loria, Antonio; De Rosa, Angela; Ciaramella, Paolo; Steiner, Adrian (2016). Assessment of foot health and animal welfare: clinical findings in 229 dairy Mediterranean Buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) affected by foot disorders. BMC veterinary research, 12(1), p. 107. BioMed Central 10.1186/s12917-016-0726-4

Beer, Gian; Alsaaod, Maher; Starke, Alexander; Schuepbach-Regula, Gertraud; Müller, Hendrik; Kohler, Philipp; Steiner, Adrian (2016). Use of Extended Characteristics of Locomotion and Feeding Behavior for Automated Identification of Lame Dairy Cows. PLoS ONE, 11(5), e0155796. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0155796


Alsaaod, Maher; Niederhauser, J J; Beer, Gian; Zehner, N; Schüpbach, Gertraud; Steiner, Adrian (2015). Development and validation of a novel pedometer algorithm to quantify extended characteristics of the locomotor behavior of dairy cows. Journal of dairy science, 98(9), pp. 6236-6242. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2015-9657

Alsaaod, Maher; Syring, Claudia; Luternauer, Michael; Doherr, M G; Steiner, Adrian (2015). Effect of routine claw trimming on claw temperature in dairy cows measured by infrared thermography. Journal of dairy science, 98(4), pp. 2381-2388. American Dairy Science Association 10.3168/jds.2014-8594

Alsaaod, Maher; Schaefer, Allan L; Büscher, Wolfgang; Steiner, Adrian (2015). The Role of Infrared Thermography as a Non-Invasive Tool for the Detection of Lameness in Cattle. Sensors, 15(6), pp. 14513-14525. Molecular Diversity Preservation International MDPI 10.3390/s150614513


Alsaaod, Maher; Doherr, Marcus; Greber, Deborah; Steiner, Adrian (2014). Experience with the delegation of anaesthesia for disbudding and castration to trained and certified livestock owners. BMC veterinary research, 10(1), p. 35. BioMed Central 10.1186/1746-6148-10-35

Alsaaod, Maher; Syring, Claudia; Dietrich, Joëlle; Doherr, Marcus G; Gujan, T; Steiner, Adrian (2014). A field trial of infrared thermography as a non-invasive diagnostic tool for early detection of digital dermatitis in dairy cows. Veterinary journal, 199(2), pp. 281-5. Elsevier 10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.11.028