Role of Toxoplasma Gondii in Abortion of Ewes in Ahvaz ( South-west Iran )

  title={Role of Toxoplasma Gondii in Abortion of Ewes in Ahvaz ( South-west Iran )},
  author={Hossein Hamidinejat and SAAD GORANINEJAD and Masoud Ghorbanpoor and LILY NABAVI and Farshad Akbarnejad},
To investigate the role of Toxoplasma gondii in abortion of ewes in Ahvaz, South-West Iran, a commercial ELISA kit and a modified agglutination test (MAT) were used for the detection of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in ewes. Out of 150 examined ewes, 100 of them had recently aborted and 50 did not have any abortion history. Toxoplasma gondii antibodies were detected in 109 (72.6%) ewes by ELISA and in 104 (69.3%) ewes by MAT. Seropositivity in the group with abortion history was 85% by ELISA… CONTINUE READING
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