PREVALENCIA DE ANTICUERPOS CONTRALeptospira sp. EN DOS PREDIOS DE PUNO

Translated title of the contribution: Prevalence of Leptospira SP. in two cattle farms of puno

R. Susana Cachata, A. Francisco Suárez, Olger Pedro Ramos Coaguila, Hermelinda Rivera Geronimo

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Abstract

The prevalence of bovine leptospirosis in 103 cattle (98 female and 5 male) from two farms of the Puno province were studied. Blood samples were collected during February and March 2005 (rainy season), and sera was confronted with four serovar reference of Leptospira interrogans by the Microscopic Agglutination Test (MAT). Two positive samples with titres of 1:100 and 1:200 were detected, representing a prevalence of 2.9%. The involved serovar was Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae.

Translated title of the contributionPrevalence of Leptospira SP. in two cattle farms of puno
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)187-191
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volume19
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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