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Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum in dairy cattle ranches with high abortion rate: special emphasis to serologic co-existence with Toxoplasma gondii, Brucella abortus and Listeria monocytogenes.
The aim of this study was to determine seroprevalence of Neospora caninum in dairy cattle ranches with higher abortion rates and co-existence of Neospora caninum, Toxoplasma gondii, Brucella abortus,Expand
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Seroepidemiology of leptospirosis, toxoplasmosis, and leishmaniosis among dogs in Ankara, Turkey.
Seroprevalence of five different Leptospira interrogans serovars, Toxoplasma gondii and Leishmania infantum in stray dogs in Ankara was investigated. A total of 116 dog sera collected from apparentlyExpand
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Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies and intestinal parasites in stray cats from Nigde, Turkey
Abstract The prevalence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii was investigated by the Sabin-Feldman Dye test (SFDT) in 72 stray cats from Nigde, Turkey. A total of 55 (76.4%) of the analysed sera hadExpand
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Higher prevalence of toxoplasmosis in victims of traffic accidents suggest increased risk of traffic accident in Toxoplasma-infected inhabitants of Istanbul and its suburbs.
Reflexes of drivers who have toxoplasmosis have been shown to deteriorate from the actions of the parasitic cysts. The cysts can change the level of the neurotransmitters such as dopamine in theExpand
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Evaluation of tularaemia courses: a multicentre study from Turkey.
In this multicentre study, which is the largest case series ever reported, we aimed to describe the features of tularaemia to provide detailed information. We retrospectively included 1034 patientsExpand
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Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica strains isolated from humans in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey.
OBJECTIVES To assess the in vitro susceptibility of Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica biovar II strains to 24 antimicrobial agents. METHODS Thirty-nine F. tularensis strains isolated fromExpand
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Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies in blood donors in Ankara, Central Anatolia, Turkey.
The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies among blood donors and to examine the epidemiological characteristics of C. bumetii infection in Ankara,Expand
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Antimicrobial Susceptibilities of Brucella Isolates from Various Clinical Speciemens
Purpose: Brucellosis is a worldwide zoonotic disease and still constitutes a major public health problem. In the study we claimed to identify Brucella species from clinical samples of patients withExpand
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Investigation of Coxiella burnetii antibodies in sheep in Aydin region, Turkey
SUMMARY The present study was carried out on sheep to determine the prevalence of Coxiella burnetii. Serum samples were collected randomly from 100 sheep, in five different locations in West TurkeyExpand
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Multiple-Locus Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat Analysis Genotyping of Human Brucella Isolates from Turkey †
ABSTRACT A multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis (MLVA) was applied to investigate the epidemiological relationship and genetic diversity among 162 human Brucella isolates collectedExpand
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