Prevalencia de brucelosis canina en dos distritos de la provincia constitucional del callao

Translated title of the contribution: Prevalence of canine brucellosis in two districts of the constitutional province of Callao

L. Hernán Ramírez, E. Sonia Calle, C. Luisa Echevarría, Siever Miguel Morales Cauti

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of canine brucellosis (Brucella canis) in two districts of the province of Callao. A total of 456 sera were collected from dogs without distinction of breed, sex and age. Samples were analyzed by the Agar Gel Immunodiffusion (AGID) test using B. ovis antigen. The results indicated that 15.6 ± 3.3 (71/456) of sampled animals were positive. No statistical differences were found due to district, breed, sex or age; however, differences were found (p<0.05) beetween dogs with and without reproductive history (26.5 and 8.6% respectively).

Translated title of the contributionPrevalence of canine brucellosis in two districts of the constitutional province of Callao
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)39-43
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volume17
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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