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Thirteen goat herds and seven sheep flocks in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were screened for leptospirosis. From the three herds and three flocks with greatest seroreactivity, 19 goats (16 females and three bucks) and 40 sheep (26 ewes and 14 rams) that were seropositive (specific anti-...

Author(s)
Lilenbaum, W.; Varges, R.; Brandão, F. Z.; Cortez, A.; Souza, S. O. de; Brandão, P. E.; Richtzenhain, L. J.; Vasconcellos, S. A.
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Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2008, 69, 7, pp 837-842
Abstract

Samples of 114 bovine fetuses and 10 calves in Brazil, which died in the perinatal period, were examined for detection of DNA. The most common detected agent was Brucella spp. in 17 samples (13.7%), followed by Leptospira spp. in 4 cases (3.2%), bovine herpesvirus (BHV) and bovine viral diarrhoea...

Author(s)
Cortez, A.; Castro, A. M. G.; Heinemann, M. B.; Soares, R. M.; Leite, R. C.; Scarcelli, E.; Genovez, M. E.; Alfieri, A. A.; Richtzenhain, L. J.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2006, 58, 6, pp 1226-1228
Abstract

Bovine semen samples were used to evaluate the efficacy of polymerase chain reaction (PCR), culture/isolation and serology in detecting Leptospira infection. Blood for serological examination and semen for bacterial culture and PCR were collected from 20 bulls at artificial insemination centres in...

Author(s)
Heinemann, M. B.; Garcia, J. F.; Nunes, C. M.; Morais, Z. M.; Gregori, F.; Cortez, A.; Vasconcellos, S. A.; Visintin, J. A.; Richtzenhain, L. J.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1999, 77, 1, pp 32-34

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