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- Lopes, Ana Patrícia; Sousa, Susana; Dubey, J. P.; Ribeiro, Ana J.; Silvestre, Ricardo; Cotovio, Mário; Schallig, Henk D. F. H.; Cardoso, Luís; Cordeiro-da-Silva, Anabela
- Parasites & vectors 2013 v.6 no.178 pp. 1
- Leishmania infantum; Toxoplasma gondii; agglutination tests; animal housing; antibodies; economics; farming systems; females; geldings; health status; recreation; sports; zoonoses; Portugal
- ... Background: Leishmania infantum and Toxoplasma gondii are protozoa with zoonotic and economic importance. Prevalences of antibodies to these agents were assessed in 173 horses from the north of Portugal. Findings: Antibodies to L. infantum were detected by the direct agglutination test (DAT); seven (4.0%) horses were seropositive with DAT titres of 200 (n = 5), 800 (n = 1) and ≥ 1600 (n = 1). Anti ...
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