Epidemiological studies on dermatophilosis in the Caribbean.

  title={Epidemiological studies on dermatophilosis in the Caribbean.},
  author={D. Martinez and Gilles Aumont and M Moutoussamy and Duc Gabriel and A H Tatareau and Nicolas Barr{\'e} and Fabrice Vall{\'e}e and Bernard Mari},
  journal={Revue d'elevage et de medecine veterinaire des pays tropicaux},
  volume={46 1-2},
Dermatophilosis is one of the most important diseases of domestic ruminants in the Caribbean islands where the clinical disease has been shown to be associated with the presence of the tick Amblyomma variegatum. Seroepidemiological studies were conducted to clarify the epidemiology of the disease in the region with a particular attention paid to the role of A. variegatum. A bank of 1300 cattle sera from the Lesser Antilles was screened by ELISA for the presence of antibodies to Dermatophilus… CONTINUE READING

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