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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

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

Introduction: Leptospirosis affects a wide range of mammals, humans, and even a few poikilothermic animal species. In Pakistan, serological studies of equine leptospirosis have reported a prevalence of over 40%, but no study has ever been conducted towards molecular detection of Leptospira in ...

Author(s)
Sohail, M. L.; Khan, M. S.; Muhammad Avais; Zahoor, M. Y.; Irfan Khattak; Aqeela Ashraf; Omer Naseer
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Research, 2016, 60, 4, pp 417-421
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

Most leptospiral infections in horses are asymptomatic; however, acute disease manifestations as well as reproductive failure and recurrent uveitis have been reported. In South Africa, the epidemiology of the disease in horses is not well documented. A serosurvey to determine what serovars were...

Author(s)
Simbizi, V.; Saulez, M. N.; Potts, A.; Lötter, C.; Gummow, B.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 134, pp 6-15
AbstractFull Text

Clinical leptospirosis in horses has been primarily associated with abortion, stillbirth and equine recurrent uveitis. Severe septicaemia that includes fever, jaundice and anorexia, haematuria, renal and hepatic dysfunction, respiratory distress and pulmonary haemorrhage is rare. In order to obtain ...

Author(s)
Turk, N.; Milas, Z.; Habuš, J.; Majetić, Z. Š.; Perko, V. M.; Barbić, L.; Stevanović, V.; Perharić, M.; Starešina, V.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2013, 83, 3, pp 253-262
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the serovars of Leptospira in the Tarom area or Iran. During June to September 2015, a total of 200 blood samples were randomly collected from different animals (47 males and 153 females) from Abbar, Chavarzag County and Daram and Dastjerde villages. None of...

Author(s)
Hassanpour, A.; Zahed, S. A.; Ganjkhanloo, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran
Citation
Journal of Animal Science Researches, 2019, 29, 1, pp Pe125-Pe136
Abstract

Leptospirosis is zoonotic disease which is globally distributed among many domestic and wild animals. In equines, it causes uveitis, jaundice, and reproductive disorders. A cross-sectional epidemiological study was conducted for the first time in Pakistan to unveil the seroprevalence and to...

Author(s)
Sohail, M. L.; Khan, M. S.; Muhammad Avais; Zahoor, M. Y.; Muhammad Ijaz; Aman Ullah; Zahida Fatima; Omer Naseer; Irfan Khattak; Sadaqat Ali
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2016, 44, pp 82-89
Abstract

This study investigated the risk factors associated with seroreactivity to Leptospira sp. in horses from Brazilian Amazon. Blood samples were collected and microscopic agglutination test was performed, and univariate and multivariate analyses were conducted for association with risk factors....

Author(s)
Ribeiro, T. M. P.; Correia, L.; Spohr, K. A. H.; Aguiar, D. M.; Martins, G.; Jayme, V. de S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2018, 68, pp 59-62

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