Neospora species infection in a herd of dairy cattle.

  title={Neospora species infection in a herd of dairy cattle.},
  author={Camilla Bj{\"o}rkman and Owe L Johansson and Susanne Stenlund and O. J. M. Holmdahl and Arvid Uggla},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={208 9},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the route of transmission of Neospora sp in a herd of dairy cattle in which sporadic abortions had been observed since the establishment of the farm in 1980. DESIGN Serum samples were screened for antibodies to Neospora sp, and records from an artificial insemination program were analyzed. ANIMALS 58 female cattle. PROCEDURE An ELISA was used to screen serum samples of antibodies to Neospora sp. Fertility, calf mortality, and relationships between specific cattle… CONTINUE READING

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