Prevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum in different canid populations.

  title={Prevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum in different canid populations.},
  author={Jennifer S. Barber and Robin B. Gasser and Joanna Ellis and Michael P Reichel and DC McMillan and Alexander J. Trees},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={83 6},
A total of 1,554 dogs from 5 countries on 3 continents were tested for antibodies to Neospora caninum using an indirect fluorescent antibody test. In Australia, overall, 42/451 (9%, 95% confidence interval [CI] 6-12%) dogs were seropositive (Melbourne 11/207 [5%, 95% CI 2-9%]; Sydney 18/150 [12%, 95% CI 7-18%]; Perth 13/94 [14%, 95% CI 8-22%]). Antibodies to N. caninum were also detected in dogs in South America (Uruguay [20%, 95% CI 16-24%, n = 414]) and sub-Saharan Africa (Tanzania [22%, 95… CONTINUE READING

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