This study was carried out to assess the circulation of Chlamydophila pneumoniae among light horses that have high frequency of contact with people. A total of 731 sera were collected from apparently healthy light horses from Northern and Middle Italy and tested by microimmunofluorescence test (MIF). Antibody to Cp. pneumoniae were detected in 194 out of 731 (26.5%) sample tested, with antibody titres ranging from 32 to 1024.

Chlamydophila pneumoniae in horses: seroepidemiological survey in Italy

DI FRANCESCO, ANTONIETTA;DONATI, MANUELA;SALVATORE, DANIELA;POGLAYEN, GIOVANNI;CEVENINI, ROBERTO;BALDELLI, RAFFAELLA
2006

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This study was carried out to assess the circulation of Chlamydophila pneumoniae among light horses that have high frequency of contact with people. A total of 731 sera were collected from apparently healthy light horses from Northern and Middle Italy and tested by microimmunofluorescence test (MIF). Antibody to Cp. pneumoniae were detected in 194 out of 731 (26.5%) sample tested, with antibody titres ranging from 32 to 1024.
Diagnosis, pathogenesis and control of animal chlamydioses
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Di Francesco A.; Donati M.; Mattioli L.; Naldi M.; Salvatore D.; Poglayen G.; Cevenini R.; Baldelli R.
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