Occurrence of antibodies against Leptospira spp. in donkeys of São Paulo state

  • Lara M
  • Villalobos E
  • Cunha E
  • et al.
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ABSTRACT: Among the diseases that affect equines, bacterial diseases play an important role from a health and economic point of view, especially leptospirosis and brucellosis. The study aimed to provide information on the occurrence of anti-Leptospira spp. and anti-Brucella abortus antibodies in donkeys of São Paulo state. We found a frequency of 62.4% (53/85) antibodies against Leptospira spp. The donkeys were not seropositive for Brucella spp.RESUMO: Entre as doenças que acometem os equídeos, as enfermidades bacterianas assumem um papel importante do ponto de vista sanitário e econômico, destacando-se a leptospirose e a brucelose. O estudo teve como objetivo fornecer informações sobre a ocorrência de anticorpos anti-Leptospira spp. e anti-Brucella abortus em jumentos no estado de São Paulo. Estimou-se que 62,4% (53/85) dos animais apresentavam anticorpos anti-Leptospira spp. Os jumentos estudados não foram sororreagentes contra a Brucella spp.

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Lara, M. do C. C. de S. H., Villalobos, E. M. C., Cunha, E. M. S., Oliveira, J. V. de, Castro, V., Nassar, A. F. de C., … Mori, E. (2019). Occurrence of antibodies against Leptospira spp. in donkeys of São Paulo state. Arquivos Do Instituto Biológico, 86. https://doi.org/10.1590/1808-1657000582018

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