Seroprevalence of Chlamydia infection in pigs in Jiangxi province, South-Eastern China.

  title={Seroprevalence of Chlamydia infection in pigs in Jiangxi province, South-Eastern China.},
  author={H H Jiang and Sheng Yuan Huang and W B Zhang and Luyi Zhao and Chu Mei Xu and S. Z. Deng and Xing Quan Zhu},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  volume={62 Pt 12},
Chlamydia are Gram-negative obligate bacteria that cause a wide range of diseases in humans and animals. To assess the risk of zoonosis posed by pigs, a total of 920 serum samples were collected from pigs in 11 administrative cities in Jiangxi province, south-eastern China, and the seroprevalence of Chlamydia antibodies was investigated by an indirect haemagglutination assay. The pathogen-specific antibodies were detected in 539 (58.59 %) pigs with seroprevalence ranging from 33.33… CONTINUE READING

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