Antibody detection against Leishmania infantum in sera of companion cats in Ahvaz, south west of Iran

@inproceedings{Avizeh2013AntibodyDA,
  title={Antibody detection against Leishmania infantum in sera of companion cats in Ahvaz, south west of Iran},
  author={Reza Avizeh and Bahman Mosallanejad and Mohammad Hossein Razi Jalali and Mehdi Pourmehdi},
  year={2013}
}
Lei shmaniasis is an important and common zoonotic disease with a great impact on public health. In the present study, a total of 195 companion cats of different ages were examined for serum antibody detection against Leishmania infantum by immunochromatography assay. The cats were selected from those referring to Veterinary Hospital of Ahvaz University, south west of Iran from May 2009 to March 2012. Classification was made by age, sex, breed, region and season. The studied cats were divided… CONTINUE READING

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