Detection of antibodies to Neospora caninum in bovine postabortion blood samples from Hungary.

@article{Hornok1998DetectionOA,
  title={Detection of antibodies to Neospora caninum in bovine postabortion blood samples from Hungary.},
  author={S{\'a}ndor Hornok and Katarina N{\"a}slund and Istv{\'a}n Hajt{\'o}s and J. Tanyi and Lajos Tekes and Istv{\'a}n Varga and Arvid Uggla and Camilla Bj{\"o}rkman},
  journal={Acta veterinaria Hungarica},
  year={1998},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={431-6}
}
In order to obtain data on the occurrence of the protozoan parasite Neospora caninum as a potential factor in the aetiology of reproduction problems in cattle, 97 postabortion sera were examined by ISCOM ELISA and IFAT for the presence of antibodies in N. caninum. The results showed 10% and 9% seropositivity by the ELISA and IFAT, respectively. In 2 of the 10 seropositive cases no other fetopathogenic agents (such as Chlamydia sp., Leptospira spp. or bovine viral diarrhoea virus) were detected… CONTINUE READING