publication . Article . 2017

Molecular detection, infection rate and vectors of Theileria lestoquardi in goats from West Azerbaijan province, Iran

Mohammadi, Seyyed Mostafa; Esmaeilnejad, Bijan; Jalilzadeh-Amin, Ghader;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Veterinary Research Forum, volume 8, issue 2, pages 139-144 (issn: 2008-8140, eissn: 2322-3618, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Urmia University Press
Abstract
This study was aimed to determine the infection rate and vectors of Theileria lestoquardi in goats from West Azerbaijan province, Iran. A total of 400 blood samples were collected from 40 randomly selected flocks in the study area from June to September, 2014. Out of 400 blood samples examined using microscopic examination, a number of 14 goats (3.50%) were positive for Theileria spp., whereas 25 goats (6.25%) yielded a specific T. lestoquardi SSU-rRNA fragment (235 bp). The prevalence of theileriosis in goats estimated by semi-nested PCR was significantly higher than the prevalence estimated by microscopic examination of the blood smears. The prevalence of Thei...
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Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: Original Article, Goat, Iran, Ixodid ticks, Semi-nested PCR, Theileria lestoquardi
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