A cross-sectional study to show Eperythrozoon ovis infection is prevalent in Western Australian sheep farms.

@article{Kabay1991ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional study to show Eperythrozoon ovis infection is prevalent in Western Australian sheep farms.},
  author={Michel Kabay and Robert B. Richards and Thomas E Ellis},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={1991},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={
          170-3
        }
}
A serological survey and risk factor study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of Eperythrozoon ovis infection in Western Australian weaner sheep, the prevalence of farms with infected sheep, and to identify factors affecting initiation and maintenance of infection on the farm. The study was conducted on 91 farms, purposively chosen from 41 randomly selected regional shires stratified by sheep number and rainfall zones. Twenty sheep were selected systematically from a mixed-sex flock on… CONTINUE READING