A comparative study of clinical manifestations, haematological and serological responses after experimental infection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in two Norwegian sheep breeds

@inproceedings{Stuen2011ACS,
  title={A comparative study of clinical manifestations, haematological and serological responses after experimental infection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in two Norwegian sheep breeds},
  author={Snorre Stuen and Lise Gr{\o}va and E G Granquist and Karin Sandstedt and Ingrid Olesen and H{\aa}vard Steinshamn},
  booktitle={Acta veterinaria Scandinavica},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND It has been questioned if the old native Norwegian sheep breed, Old Norse Sheep (also called Norwegian Feral Sheep), normally distributed on coastal areas where ticks are abundant, is more protected against tick-borne infections than other Norwegian breeds due to a continuously high selection pressure on pasture. The aim of the present study was to test this hypothesis in an experimental infection study. METHODS Five-months-old lambs of two Norwegian sheep breeds, Norwegian White… CONTINUE READING
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