Serological survey of Neospora caninum infection among dogs in Japan through species-specific ELISA.

@article{Kubota2008SerologicalSO,
  title={Serological survey of Neospora caninum infection among dogs in Japan through species-specific ELISA.},
  author={Naoki Kubota and Yoshimi Sakata and Naomi Miyazaki and Kazuhito Itamoto and Hiroshi Bannai and Yoshifumi Nishikawa and Xuenan Xuan and Hisashi Inokuma},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  year={2008},
  volume={70 8},
  pages={869-72}
}
A seroepidemiological survey of Neospora caninum infection among dogs in Japan was conducted using species-specific enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay with recombinant surface antigen (Nc-SAG1t). Among 1,206 dogs examined, 126 dogs (10.4%) from 30 prefectures from Hokkaido to Okinawa were positive to N. caninum infections, which were more frequently detected in females than males. Siberian Huskies showed the highest positive rate compared with the other breeds. Dogs with pyometra and diabetes… CONTINUE READING