Detection of Brucella Melitensis and Chlamydophila Abortus Antibodies in Aborting Sheep in the Kars Province of Turkey

  title={Detection of Brucella Melitensis and Chlamydophila Abortus Antibodies in Aborting Sheep in the Kars Province of Turkey},
  author={SAL and Harika G Otlu and Ahmet Unver and {\"O}ZG{\"U}R ÇELEB},
A total of 167 blood samples from aborting sheep were collected from nine different villages and the serum samples were tested for the presence of Brucella melitensis antibodies by a serum agglutination test and Chlamydophila abortus antibodies by ELISA. Seventy-one (40.11%) and nine (5.38%) serum samples were found to be positive for B. melitensis and C. abortus, respectively. These results may indicate that both pathogens are the major infectious agents responsible for abortions in sheep in… CONTINUE READING

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