Experimental Leptospira interrogans serovar Kennewicki infection of horses.

  title={Experimental Leptospira interrogans serovar Kennewicki infection of horses.},
  author={Weiwei Yan and Syed Mohd Faisal and T. Divers and S P Mcdonough and Bruce L Akey and Y-F Chang},
  journal={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  volume={24 4},
BACKGROUND Little information is available about experimental induction of leptospirosis in horses. OBJECTIVES Determine serologic, hematologic responses of horses to Leptospira interrogans serovar Kennewicki infection. ANIMALS Four adult horses seronegative for leptospirosis. METHODS Experimental and observational study. Horses were challenged with an equine isolate of L. interrogans serovar Kennewicki at 2 different doses and different inoculation sites. After challenge, the horses were… CONTINUE READING


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