Seroprevalence of, and risk factors for, peste des petits ruminants in sheep and goats in Northern Jordan.

@article{AlMajali2008SeroprevalenceOA,
  title={Seroprevalence of, and risk factors for, peste des petits ruminants in sheep and goats in Northern Jordan.},
  author={Ahmad Mahmoud Al-Majali and Nazmi O Hussain and Nadim Mukhles Amarin and Aggrey A. Majok},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={85 1-2},
  pages={1-8}
}
Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an economically important disease that affect sheep and goat industry in Asia and Africa. In this study, we investigated the seroprevalence, and risk factors, of PPR in sheep and goat flocks from five different governorates (Irbid, Jarash, Ajloun, Mafraq and Zarka) located in Northern Jordan. Serum samples from 929 and 400 sheep and goats, respectively, corresponding to 122 sheep flock and 60 goats flock were collected. Seroprevalence was determined using PPR… CONTINUE READING

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