Isolation and characterisation of local strains of Chlamydophila abortus (Chlamydia psittaci serotype 1) from Tunisia.

@article{Rekiki2002IsolationAC,
  title={Isolation and characterisation of local strains of Chlamydophila abortus (Chlamydia psittaci serotype 1) from Tunisia.},
  author={Abdessalem Rekiki and Karim Sidi-Boumedine and Armel Souriau and Jemaa Jemli and Salah Hammami and Annie Rodolakis},
  journal={Veterinary research},
  year={2002},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={215-22}
}
Chlamydiosis is one of the major diseases that can lead to abortion in ewes. Since 1997, in 5 regions of Tunisia, Chlamydia-related abortions have been reported in 15 sheep and goat flocks. One hundred and sixty-six sera and 50 vaginal swab samples were collected from adult ewes. Chlamydial antigens were detected in 29 (58%) of the vaginal swabs using Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) while 9 (18%) were positive by cell culture. Five strains were recovered from 4 different sheep flocks… CONTINUE READING
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