Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii infection in dairy cattle with reproductive disorders.

@article{To1998PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii infection in dairy cattle with reproductive disorders.},
  author={H S To and K K Htwe and Nobuo Kako and Hye Jin Kim and Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi and Hideto Fukushi and Katsuya Hirai},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  year={1998},
  volume={60 7},
  pages={859-61}
}
The prevalence of Coxiella burnetii infection in 207 cattle with reproductive disorders was studied by using an indirect immunofluorescence (IF) test, nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and isolation. IF antibodies to phase I and phase II antigens of C. burnetii were found in 122 (58.9%) and 125 (60.4%) of the sera, respectively, and PCR-positives were found in 8 (3.9%) of the sera and in 51 (24.6%) of the milk samples. In addition, C. burnetii was isolated from 51 (24.6%) of the milk… CONTINUE READING

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