The use of enzyme linked immunosorbent assays to investigate the prevalence of Trypanosoma equiperdum in Ethiopian horses.

@article{Alemu1997TheUO,
  title={The use of enzyme linked immunosorbent assays to investigate the prevalence of Trypanosoma equiperdum in Ethiopian horses.},
  author={Tadesse Alemu and Antony George Luckins and Lawrence Paul Phipps and Stuart W. J. Reid and Peter H. Holmes},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1997},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={239-50}
}
A field study involving 309 horses was undertaken in the provinces of Arsi and Bale in the Ethiopian highlands to investigate the prevalence of Trypanosoma equiperdum infections using enzyme linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) for the detection of both trypanosomal antigen and antibody. Adult horses of both sexes were examined for clinical signs of T. equiperdum infection and serum samples were collected for the assays. One hundred and one horses showed the presence of trypanosomal antibodies… CONTINUE READING