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North American horses are commonly exposed to Leptospira organisms. Leptospira Bratislava is the most common infecting serovar but this serovar has not been confirmed to cause clinical disease in North American horses. Leptospira Pomona type kennewicki is responsible for most of the clinical...

Author(s)
Divers, T. J.; Chang, Y. F.; Irby, N. L.; Smith, J. L.; Carter, C. N.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 3, pp 287-292
Abstract

A 6-year-old Quarter Horse gelding was presented for bilateral uveitis resulting in vision loss as well as icterus. Anaemia with autoagglutination was consistent with a presumptive immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia. Urinary PCR was positive for Leptospira spp. and microscopic agglutination test...

Author(s)
Delph, K. M.; Sharpe, E.; Beard, L. A.; Rankin, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 3, pp 132-136
Abstract

Leptospirosis is a worldwide zoonosis which can affect many species. Control programs need accurate diagnosis to be successful, and currently, diagnosis relies on serology. It presents three main issues: the sampling, the antigen panel, and the cutoff point. Herein, we propose a systematic review...

Author(s)
Pinto, P. S.; Libonati, H.; Lilenbaum, W.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 2, pp 231-238
Abstract

Leptospirosis is a worldwide veterinary and public health concern, and well recognized infectious disease of horses. Seroprevalence rates vary with geography, but many studies have confirmed a high exposure rate. The correlation between seropositivity and shedding status has not been made in ...

Author(s)
Trimble, A. C.; Blevins, C. A.; Beard, L. A.; Deforno, A. R.; Davis, E. G.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 10, pp e0206639
Abstract

Currently available diagnostic assays for leptospirosis cannot differentiate vaccine from infection serum antibody. Several leptospiral proteins that are upregulated during infection have been described, but their utility as a diagnostic marker is still unclear. In this study, we undertook a...

Author(s)
Wood, P. L.; Steinman, M.; Erol, E.; Carter, C.; Christmann, U.; Verma, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 2, pp e0193424
Abstract

The objective of this investigation was determine the seroprevalence and risk factors of leptospirosis in cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and dogs in an integrated production system of the cooperative sector in Cienfuegos, Cuba [date not given]. It was shown that the highest incidence was in cattle and ...

Author(s)
Lazo Pérez, L.; Dueñas Enríquez, E.; Fimia Duarte, R.; Alfonso Insua, D.; Cepero Rodríguez, O.; Figueroa Linares, F.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2018, 19, 5, pp 051802V
Abstract

Leptospirosis is a common infectious disease which is wide spread all over the world. 440 of blood serum samples were tested to determine the spread of this contagious disease amongst equine family animals (horses, Shetland ponies, donkeys) in Lithuania. The survey was carried out in 2011-2015...

Author(s)
Stankevičienė, M.; Buitkuvienė, J.; Bartaševičiu¯teı, N.; Adomkieneı, R.; Statkevičiu¯teı, J.
Publisher
Lietuvos Veterinarijos Akademija, Kaunas, Lithuania
Citation
Veterinarija ir Zootechnika, 2016, No.74, pp 64-68
Abstract

Leptospirosis remains one of the most widespread natural-focal, zoonotic infectious diseases in the world and in Ukraine. Leptospirosis is enzootic in the entire territory of Ukraine. Cases of diseases are registered in all regions of Ukraine. We initiated a study of comparative analysis of...

Author(s)
Ukhovskyi, V. V.; Vydayko, N. B.; Aliekseieva, G. B.; Bezymennyi, M. V.; Polupan, I. M.; Kolesnikova, I. P.
Publisher
Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Citation
Regulatory Mechanisms in Biosystems, 2018, 9, 3, pp 409-416
Abstract

A study was conducted on 355 normal healthy horses (6 months to >10 years age and both the sexes) and five aborted horses in Chennai to determine seroprevalence of leptospiral infection. Sera samples were screened against 12 live serogroups of Leptospira interrogans: australis, autumnalis, ballum, ...

Author(s)
Naseema, U.; Vairamuthu, S.; Balachandran, C.; Ravikumar, G.
Publisher
Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists, Izatnagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology, 2017, 41, 4, pp 308-313
Abstract

A nine-year-old Trakehner mare was presented as an emergency due to colic, and with a history of intermittent fever and poor performance. A questionable titre for Leptospira interrogans serovars Bratislava (L. Bratislava) and Pomona and a negative titre for Babesia caballi were documented. Clinical ...

Author(s)
Born, J.; Rohde, C.; Wohlsein, P.; Medina-Torres, C. E.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2018, 34, 6, pp 531-537

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