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A study of brucellosis and leptospirosis in draught horses and in people working with vehicles pulled by animals was carried out in the Province of Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. A total of 1220 horses were tested for leptospirosis by microagglutination lysis in 2 samples taken 10-14 days apart; 290 animals ...

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Suárez, M.; Johnson, D.; Sánchez, A.; Gorgoy, V.; Alfaro, I.; Vega, L.
Citation
Anales de Veterinaria de Murcia, 1996, 11/12, pp 29-35
Abstract

The status of leptospirosis in Latin America and the Caribbean is discussed with special emphasis on the zoonotic problem due to the prevalent manual agricultural practices, the absence of diagnostic facilities and the lack of immunogens. Transmission is favoured by the environmental conditions in...

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Szyfres, B.
Citation
Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, 1976, 10, 2, pp 110-125
Abstract

Between 1976 and 1979 serum samples from 1206 livestock animals and chickens on Grenada and Trinidad were tested for leptospiral antibodies by the microscopic agglutination test. 376 of the samples were positive (25% of those tested on Grenada and 44% on Trinidad). The positive sera were obtained...

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Everard, C. O. R.; Fraser-Chanpong, G. M.; James, A. C.; Butcher, L. V.
Citation
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1985, 79, 6, pp 859-864
Abstract

Details were given of the isolation of L. icterohaemorrhagiae, canicola, grippotyphosa, bataviae, australis, hebdomadis and autumnalis, from man, cattle, dogs, horses, pigs and rats in Morocco, Tunisia, West and Equatorial Africa, Madagascar, Réunion, Indochina, New Caledonia, French Dependencies...

Author(s)
Mailloux, M.; Kolochine-Erber, B.
Publisher
Deutsche Tropenmedizinische Gesellschaft, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie, 1961, 12, pp 307-325
Abstract

The Conference was attended by 14 representatives of six West Indian Governments.
The delegates agreed that the incidence of TB. was low in the West Indies. The principal reservoir was working cattle and steers. In Jamaica there were 6 % reacting among working oxen while the figure for all cattle...

Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Canadian Journal of Research, 1947, pp 7 pp.
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Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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There exist over 200 distinct breeds of sheep Ovis aries. The breeds differ in their physical characteristics. Female sheep tend to be smaller than...

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