Leptospiral infection in horses in Northern Ireland: serological and microbiological findings.

@article{Ellis1983LeptospiralII,
  title={Leptospiral infection in horses in Northern Ireland: serological and microbiological findings.},
  author={William R. Ellis and Jennifer J O'Brien and J A Cassells and Janet Montgomery},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={1983},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={317-20}
}
Thirteen strains of pathogenic leptospires were isolated from 12 of 91 horses; seven strains belonged to the Australis serogroup (serotype bratislava) with three, two and one strains belonging to the Icterohaemorrhagiae, Hebdomadis (serotype hardjo) and Autumnalis serogroups respectively. Using leptospires isolated from horses and others representing the… CONTINUE READING