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Leptospirosis is an important socioeconomic disease in humans, as well as in domestic and wild animals, being caused by Leptospira spp. Bovine animals are considered reservoirs of this disease, because they intermittently disseminate the bacteria into the environment through their urine. In this...

Oliveira, A. F. de; Chiderolli, R. T.; Gasques, L. S.; Gonçalves, A. P. P.; Neves, É. D.; Ferreira, B. P. M.; Giordano, L. G. P.; Freitas, J. C. de; Pereira, U. de P.; Gonçalves, D. D.
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 3, pp 1125-1133

The Leptospira serovar Hedjo belongs to the serogroup sejroe and this serovar is the most prevalent in bovine herds worldwide. The sejroe serogroup is the most frequently detected by serology in Brazilian cattle herds suggesting that it is due serovar Hardjo. In the molecular classification, this...

Chideroli, R. T.; Gonçalves, D. D.; Suphoronski, S. A.; Alfieri, A. F.; Alfieri, A. A.; Oliveira, A. G. de; Freitas, J. C. de; Pereira, U. de P.
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, November, pp 2155

Most epidemiologic studies on bovine leptospirosis are based on serological tests that use antibodies against several serotypes, including the serovar Hardjo, which is widespread and considered to be the most adapted to bovine hosts. However, using only serological studies is not sufficient to...

Chideroli, R. T.; Pereira, U. P.; Gonçalves, D. D.; Nakamura, A. Y.; Alfieri, A. A.; Alfieri, A. F.; Freitas, J. C.
FUNPEC, Brazil
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2016, 15, 1, pp 15018473

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