Detection of Peste des Petits Ruminants ( PPR ) virus antibodies in sheep and goat populations of the North West Frontier Province ( NWFP ) of Pakistan by competitive ELISA ( cELISA )

@inproceedings{Ali2009DetectionOP,
  title={Detection of Peste des Petits Ruminants ( PPR ) virus antibodies in sheep and goat populations of the North West Frontier Province ( NWFP ) of Pakistan by competitive ELISA ( cELISA )},
  author={Qurban Ali and Javaid Ali Gadahi and Salman A. Malik and Syed Imam Shah},
  year={2009}
}
The present study was planned to carry out a seroprevalence study of PPR antibodies in North West Frontier Province (NWFP) including Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), using competitive-ELISA (c-ELISA) kit. A total of 4548 serum samples collected from 26 locations of the NWFP including. Eight hundred twenty eight samples were found positive for PPR antibodies yielding an overall seroprevalence of 18.20 percent in the small ruminant population included in the study. 337 (24.90%) serum… CONTINUE READING