Herd- and animal-level risk factors for bovine leptospirosis in Tanga region of Tanzania

@article{Schoonman2010HerdAA,
  title={Herd- and animal-level risk factors for bovine leptospirosis in Tanga region of Tanzania},
  author={Luuk B. Schoonman and Emanuel Senyael Swai},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={2010},
  volume={42},
  pages={1565-1572}
}
Leptospirosis is the zoonosis of worldwide distribution and common cause of economic loss and ill health among animals and human populations. A cross-sectional seroprevalence study, using a microscopic agglutination test (MAT) with a threshold titre of ≥1:160, to elucidate disease magnitude, distribution and associated risk factors in cattle in Tanga, Tanzania was conducted from May 2003 to January 2004. Serum (n = 655) samples collected from randomly selected herds (n = 130) were tested for… CONTINUE READING
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