SEROPREVALENCE OF PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS IN MAHARASHTRA

Article Id: ARCC2002 | Page : 285-287
Citation :- SEROPREVALENCE OF PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS IN MAHARASHTRA.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2009.(43):285-287
S.R. Bhaskar1, V.V. Deshmukh, N.A. Chopade1*, S.S. Rautmare
Address : Department of Veterinary Microbiology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, MAFSU, Parbhani-431 402, India.

Abstract

A total of 440 serum samples of sheep and goats were collected and screened by cELISA for
seroprevalence studies in the Maharashtra state. The cELISA developed by IVRI, Mukteshwar
was used in screening of serum sample for PPR seroprevalence studies. The overall PPR
seropositivity 64.31 per cent was recorded during the study period. The PPR seroprevalence of
62.56 per cent was recorded in sheep and 65.51 per cent in goats.

Keywords

Peste des petits ruminants ELISA Goat Sheep.

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  4. Tiwari, A. (2005) M.V.Sc. Thesis, Anand Agriculture University, Anand, Gujrat, India.

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