Seroprevalence of Neospora spp. among asymptomatic horses, aborted mares and horses demonstrating neurological signs in Israel.

@article{Kligler2007SeroprevalenceON,
  title={Seroprevalence of Neospora spp. among asymptomatic horses, aborted mares and horses demonstrating neurological signs in Israel.},
  author={Eitan B Kligler and Varda Shkap and Gad Baneth and Zvia Mildenberg and Amir Steinman},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2007},
  volume={148 2},
  pages={109-13}
}
Sera from 800 asymptomatic horses were examined for the presence of antibodies to Neospora caninum by immunofluorescence antibody test (IFAT). The presence of antibodies to N. caninum was also tested in sera from 52 mares that had aborted and 40 horses exhibiting neurological signs. A total of 95 (11.9%) of the 800 sera had antibodies for Neospora. Significantly higher seropositivity was obtained from horses that had neurological signs (21.2%) and from aborted mares (37.5%). There was… CONTINUE READING

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