Ovine anaplasmosis in Northwest China

  title={Ovine anaplasmosis in Northwest China},
  author={Wenshun Lu and Wenxiang Lu and Qicai Zhang and Feng Yu and Huifang Dou and Hong Yin},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
This paper described studies on the distribution, vector and multiplication of the pathogen of ovine anaplasmosis and a complement fixation test (CFT) for the disease.Anaplasma ovis was found to be widely distributed in Northwest China and the infection rate of sheep and goats was very high. From 1986 to 1991, 2,813 sheep and goats were examined for the pathogen and by CFT. The results indicated thatA. ovis was distributed in 44 counties in Gansu province and the infection rate was 30·1–60·8… CONTINUE READING


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