Maintenance of Leptospira infection in cattle under tropical conditions.

@article{Martins2010MaintenanceOL,
  title={Maintenance of Leptospira infection in cattle under tropical conditions.},
  author={Gabriel Bernardes Martins and Bruno Penna and Walter Lilenbaum},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2010},
  volume={167 16},
  pages={629-30}
}
BOVINE leptospirosis is a major cause of reproductive losses in cattle in the tropics. The main serovar found is Leptospira Hardjo. A brucellosis-free dairy herd (309 cows, Holstein-Gir cross) in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, had poor reproductive performance, with 32 per cent reproductive failure. Blood samples were collected from all adult cattle… CONTINUE READING