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The first recorded epidemic of leptospirosis in sheep in Egypt

Author(s) : M.E. Hatem & A. Samir

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No. 27022014-00027-EN

An outbreak of leptospirosis in sheep is recorded as the first epidemic of ovine leptospirosis in Egypt. The sick animals showed typical symptoms such as fever, jaundice, red urine and abortion, with a fatal course. Acute and convalescent sera were tested for demonstration of seroconversion using the microscopic agglutination test to confirm infection. Long-acting tetracycline was successfully used for treatment.

Keywords

Egypt – Epidemic – Leptospirosis – Ovine – Record – Sheep.

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