Serum antibody titres for leptospira and its association to the immunization and rearing pattern in a sample of dogs from suburbs of Colombo: a preliminary study

@inproceedings{Thammitiyagodage2017SerumAT,
  title={Serum antibody titres for leptospira and its association to the immunization and rearing pattern in a sample of dogs from suburbs of Colombo: a preliminary study},
  author={M. G. Thammitiyagodage and Pranitha Somaratne and M. A. R. Priyantha and Kukulage Chandrasiri Perera},
  year={2017}
}
Leptospirosis is an important zoonotic disease in man and animals. Increasing numbers of human Leptospirosis are reported each year in Sri Lanka. Rodents are most often the natural maintenance host of leptospira, but the potential of transmitting the disease from ruminants and dogs to human should not be overlooked. Aim of this study was to determine the serum antibody titres for leptospira in 139 dogs in selected suburbs of Colombo, Sri Lanka and evaluate its association with dog rearing… CONTINUE READING

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