Evaluation of a single serological screening of dairy herds for Neospora caninum antibodies.

@article{Dijkstra2003EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a single serological screening of dairy herds for Neospora caninum antibodies.},
  author={T h Dijkstra and H W Barkema and Maarten Eysker and Marten L Beiboer and Willem Wouda},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2003},
  volume={110 3-4},
  pages={161-9}
}
Twenty-one dairy herds with a history of Neospora caninum-associated abortions were used for a longitudinal serological study. A total of 1,676 animals were blood sampled 3 times and used to evaluate a single serological screening for N. caninum antibodies. The results of the first serological screening were compared with the results based on three consecutive samples, whereby two or more positive or negative test results per animal were considered to determine its serological status as… CONTINUE READING