•  
  •  
 

Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences

Article Title

Seroprevalance of Babesia ovis in Sheep in Elazig

DOI

-

Abstract

A total of 331 sheep sera from 19 different herds in Elazig and the surronding regions were tested for antibody against Babesia ovis using the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELiSA) test. In addition, periferal blood semears from these sheep were prepared and examined for B. ovis. The ELiSA test showed that 45.0% of sheep were seropositive for B. ovis infection. Infection rate was 24.3% in ship which were 1-12 months old and 47.6% in sheep which were older than one year. The result of the microscopical examination of blood smears was negative in terms of B. ovis.

First Page

183

Last Page

186

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS