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The prevalence of antibodies to serovars of Leptospira interrogans in horses






Australian Veterinary Journal 59(1): 25-27

The prevalence of antibodies to serovars of Leptospira interrogans in horses

Serum samples from 272 horses, some ill, were tested by the microscopic agglutination test for the presence of antibody to 12 serovars of L. interrogans. Sera from 41.5% of horses reacted to 1 or more of the serovars tested; the most common reactions were to L. interrogans-ballum (15.1%), L. interrogans-autumnalis (11.8%), L. interrogans-icterohaemorrhagiae (9.9%), L. interrogans-pomona (8.1%) and L. interrogans-hardjo (7.7%).


Accession: 006740221

PMID: 7150126

DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-0813.1982.tb02707.x



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