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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
AbstractFull Text

Leptospirosis is caused by pathogenic spirochaetes of the genus Leptospira that affects many mammalian species, including humans. In the recent years, leptospirosis is identified as a global public health problem because of its increased mortality and morbidity in different countries. In the...

Author(s)
Yasser, N. H.; Samaha, H. A.; Mohamed, A. N.; Soumaya, S. A. E. S.; Salah, T. A. A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 47, pp 113-118
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Serological research of the distribution of leptospirosis in donkeys included taking blood samples of donkeys from the following counties: Bjelovar-Bilogora, Brod-Posavina, Dubrovnik-Neretva, Istria, Medjimurje, Osijek-Baranje, Požega-Slavonia, Sisak-Moslovina, Šibenik-Knin, Split-Dalmatia,...

Author(s)
Grubišić, M.; Milas, Z.; Cvetnić, Ž.; Habuš, J.; Perko, V. M.; Majetić, Z. Š.; Turk, N.
Publisher
Hrvatski Veterinarski Institut, Centar za Peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2011, 42, 4, pp 307-315
Abstract

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease that occurs in humans and several animal species, including cattle, pigs, and horses, and it has a worldwide distribution. In equids, leptospirosis manifests through recurrent uveitis and abortion and other reproductive disorders. The objective of the present...

Author(s)
Oliveira Filho, R. B. de; Malta, K. C.; Oliveira, J. M. B.; Santana, V. L. A.; Harrop, M. H. V.; Stipp, D. T.; Pinheiro Júnior, J. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2014, 34, 3, pp 407-414
Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Leptospirosis is a re-emerging zoonotic disease of humans and animals worldwide. The disease is caused by pathogenic species of the genus Leptospira. These organisms are maintained in nature via chronic renal infection of carrier animals, which excrete the organisms in their urine....

Author(s)
Samir, A.; Soliman, R.; El-Hariri, M.; Abdel-Moein, K.; Hatem, M. E.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2015, 48, 3, pp 272-277
AbstractFull Text

The present study, the first to spatially characterize Leptospira spp. infection among equids in the Brejo Paraibano micro-region of the Paraiba state in the northeast of Brazil, investigated 257 animals in 26 farms properties. Serum samples from 204 horses, 46 mules and seven donkeys were...

Author(s)
Oliveira Filho, R. B.; Malta, K. C.; Santana, V. L. A.; Harrop, M. H. V.; Stipp, D. T.; Brandespim, D. F.; Mota, R. A.; Pinheiro Júnior, J. W.
Publisher
Global Network of Geospatial Health, Naples, Italy
Citation
Geospatial Health, 2014, 8, 2, pp 463-469
Abstract

Leptospirosis is a global zoonosis caused by pathogenic spirochetes classified within the genus Leptospira. Leptospires live in the proximal renal tubules of reservoir or chronic carrier animals, and are shed in the urine. Naïve animals acquire infection either when they come in direct contact with ...

Author(s)
Grevemeyer, B.; Vandenplas, M.; Beigel, B.; Cho, E.; Willingham, A. L.; Ashutosh Verma
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2017, 4, 1, pp 2
AbstractFull Text

This symposium contains lectures and round table discussions of Brazilian and foreign equine experts and practitioners. Topics discussed are blood chemistry in different age groups of pleasure horses; physeal dysplasia in quarter horse foal; prevalence of equine diseases in veterinary hospitals;...

Publisher
CRMV-PE, Zumbi, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Veterinária nos Trópicos, 2010, 13, Suplemento 2, pp 9-73
Abstract

This study was conducted on 490 animals (390 horses, 80 donkeys and 20 mules) in East Azarbaijan province in Iran in order to verify seroprevalence of leptospiral infection in 2011. Sera were initially screened at dilution of 1:100 against 6 live serovars of Leptospira interrogans: Pomona,...

Author(s)
Ali, H.; Saeid, S.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Microbiology Research, 2012, 6, 20, pp 4384-4387
Abstract

Leptospirosis is a neglected zoonosis of global importance with a complex epidemiology that affects humans, domestic and wild mammals. However, due to the diversity of clinical signs and difficulties of establishing a confirmatory laboratory diagnosis, the disease remains poorly investigated,...

Author(s)
Benkirane, A.; Noury, S.; Hartskeerl, R. A.; Goris, M. G. A.; Ahmed, A.; Nally, J. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2016, 63, 2, pp e178-e184

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