Prevalence of Neospora caninum infection in dairy cows and its consequences for reproductive management.

@article{Canada2004PrevalenceON,
  title={Prevalence of Neospora caninum infection in dairy cows and its consequences for reproductive management.},
  author={Nuno B Canada and J{\'u}lio Gil Vale Carvalheira and Carla Sofia Meireles and Jos{\'e} Manuel Correia da Costa and Antonio Bomfim Marçal Avertano Rocha},
  journal={Theriogenology},
  year={2004},
  volume={62 7},
  pages={1229-35}
}
This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of neosporosis in an area of intensive dairy production, in Portugal. Sera samples were obtained in a random basis from 114 cows in 49 herds (group A), and from 1237 cows in 36 herds with a history of abortion outbreaks (group B). All sera samples were tested for neosporosis by direct agglutination test (DAT). Additionally, attempts to isolate Neospora caninum in 42 aborted bovine fetuses from 38 dairy herds (group C) were carried out… CONTINUE READING