Detection of Neospora caninum in semen of bulls.

  title={Detection of Neospora caninum in semen of bulls.},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Miguel Ortega-Mora and Ignacio Ferre and Itziar del-Pozo and Andrea Caetano-da-Silva and Esther Collantes-Fern{\'a}ndez and J Regidor-Cerrillo and Carlos Ugarte-Garagalza and Gorka Ad{\'u}riz},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={117 4},
In cattle, transplacental infection is the main route of Neospora caninum transmission, but postnatal transmission by the oral uptake of sporozoite-containing oocysts shed by dogs may also be possible. Other routes of horizontal transmission, such as the venereal route, have not been investigated. In this study, we evaluated the presence of N. caninum DNA by a nested-PCR in fresh non-extended semen and frozen extended semen straws of five Holstein-Friesian bulls with naturally-acquired… CONTINUE READING
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