Ovine Paratuberculosis: A Seroprevalence Study in Dairy Flocks Reared in the Marche Region, Italy

@inproceedings{Rita2011OvinePA,
  title={Ovine Paratuberculosis: A Seroprevalence Study in Dairy Flocks Reared in the Marche Region, Italy},
  author={Attili Anna Rita and Ngu Ngwa Victor and Preziuso Silvia and P. Tavares Luciana and Domesi Anastasia and Cuteri Vincenzo},
  booktitle={Veterinary medicine international},
  year={2011}
}
In order to fulfil the seroprevalence gap on Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in ovine dairy farms of Marche region (central Italy), a stratified study was carried out on 2086 adult female sheep randomly chosen from 38 herds selected in Ancona and Macerata provinces. 73.7% flocks resulted infected by a commercial ELISA test (Pourquier, France), with a mean seroprevalence of 6.29% of sampled sheep in both provinces. A higher number of MAP seropositive ewes was recorded in… CONTINUE READING

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