Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
In this study, 275 serum samples collected from cattle at various ages and of both sexes, slaughtered at state or private abattoirs in Elazığ, Malatya and Diyarbakır were examined by MAT and ELISA for the presence of antibodies against Leptospira species. In the serological analysis, using antigens prepared from reference Leptospira hardjo, L. pomona, L. grippotyphosa, L. hebdomadis, and L. icterohaemorrhagiae cultures, 44 (16%) and 64 (23.3%) of the samples were determined to be positive with MAT and ELISA, respectively.
Leptospira, MAT, ELISA, Cattle
ERTAŞ, HASAN BASRİ; ÇETİNKAYA, BURHAN; MUZ, ADİLE; ÖNGÖR, HASAN; ÖZDEMİR, VİLDAN; and YAZICIOĞLU, NAHİT (2002) "Determination of the Seroprevalence of Leptospira in Cattle by MAT and ELISA," Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences: Vol. 26: No. 6, Article 32. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/veterinary/vol26/iss6/32