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- Savitsky, I., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Veterinary parasitology 2015 v.212 no.3-4 pp. 375-378
- Corvus monedula; DNA; Neospora caninum; agglutination tests; brain; crows; disease prevalence; fluorescent antibody technique; hosts; pathogens; polymerase chain reaction; seroprevalence; Israel
- ... A cross-sectional Neospora caninum seroprevalence study was performed on free ranging crows (Corvus cornix, Corvus monedula and Corvus splendens) from Israel in order to assess their exposure to this pathogen and evaluate their role as potential hosts or as sentinels of infection. Using the modified agglutination test (MAT) with a cutoff titer of 1:100, 30 out of 183 crows (16.4%) were found to be ...
- Savitsky, I., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Preventive veterinary medicine 2015 v.120 no.2 pp. 232-235
- Neospora caninum; Protozoa; dairy cows; field experimentation; neosporosis; pregnancy; progeny; seroprevalence; tachyzoites; vaccination; vaccines
- ... Neosporosis, caused by the intracellular protozoan Neospora caninum, is a major cause of abortion and reproductive failure in cattle worldwide. The principal route of transmission of neosporosis is via in utero infection of the offspring. There is no effective prophylactic treatment or vaccine available against bovine neosporosis. A N. caninum NcIs491 isolate was examined for its ability to immuni ...