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Chlamydophila pneumoniae in horses: a seroepidemiological survey in Italy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17201097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We tested 731 sera from apparently healthy light horses against Chlamydophila pneumoniae, by a microimmuno-fluorescence (MIF) test. To verify cross-reactions with other species of chlamvdiae, all sera with an antibody titre > or = 32 to C. pneumoniae were tested against both C. psittaci and C. abortus. Antibodies to C. pneumoniae were detected in 194 out of 731 (26.5%) samples tested, with antibody titres ranging from 32 to 1024. No antibody titre > or = 32 was detected in sera to C. abortus. Only few sera with a high antibody titre to C. pneumoniae reacted weakly with C. psittaci at the dilution of 1:32.
Authors:
Antonietta Di Francesco; Manuela Donati; Loretta Mattioli; Marzia Naldi; Daniela Salvatore; Giovanni Poglayen; Roberto Cevenini; Raffaella Baldelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The new microbiologica     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1121-7138     ISO Abbreviation:  New Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2006 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-04     Completed Date:  2007-02-01     Revised Date:  2011-02-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9516291     Medline TA:  New Microbiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, University of Bologna, Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Antibodies, Bacterial / blood*
Chlamydophila Infections / epidemiology,  microbiology,  veterinary*
Chlamydophila pneumoniae / immunology*
Horse Diseases / epidemiology*,  microbiology
Horses
Italy / epidemiology
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Bacterial

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