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- Sharma, M.; Batta, M.K.; Katoch, R.C.; Andersen, A.A.
- Veterinarski arhiv 2008 v.78 no.1 pp. 65
- sheep; goats; abortion (animals); etiology; bacterial infections; Chlamydophila; Brucella melitensis; Listeria monocytogenes; Salmonella; disease prevalence; disease outbreaks; flocks; migration behavior; India
- ... A field study on the bacterial etiology of abortions among sheep and goats having migratory practices in the northwest hilly states of India was carried out. A total of 203 flocks were investigated. Abortion outbreaks occurred in 51 flocks and sporadic abortions occurred in 114 flocks. Vaginal swabs from aborted sheep and goats were collected and processed for isolation of bacterial agents from 37 ...