Serological investigation of Leptospira infection and its circulation in one intensive-type water buffalo farm in the Philippines.

@article{Villanueva2016SerologicalIO,
  title={Serological investigation of Leptospira infection and its circulation in one intensive-type water buffalo farm in the Philippines.},
  author={Marvin Ardeza Villanueva and Claro Niegos Mingala and Nina G Gloriani and Yasutake Yanagihara and Norikazu Isoda and Chie Nakajima and Yasuhiko Suzuki and Nobuo Koizumi},
  journal={The Japanese journal of veterinary research},
  year={2016},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={15-24}
}
Water buffalo is an indispensable livestock in the Philippines. Leptospirosis is a serious zoonosis that can be fatal to humans and cause reproductive problems in livestock. Leptospirosis has been reported in some countries where water buffaloes are commercially raised, highlighting the Leptospira prevalence in this farming system, but information on leptospirosis in water buffalo farms in the Philippines is limited. In this study, we collected blood samples from rats (n = 21), and water… CONTINUE READING

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