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Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Sero occurence of brucellosis in dogs of Telangana state

Author(s):
G Shanker Lingam, A Vijaya Kumar, Sujatha Singh, M Shashi Kumar and N Krishnaiah
Abstract:
The present study was undertaken to know the sero occurence of brucellosis in dogs from Telangana state. A total of 400 (171 North and 229 South Telangana) blood samples were collected from dogs and sera samples subjected to four serological tests namely RBPT, LFA, STAT and ELISA. Out of 400 serum samples from dogs of Telangana state, the prevalence of Brucella was 11 (2.75%), 12 (3.00%), 9 (2.25%) and 13 (3.25%) by RBPT, LFA, STAT and ELISA respectively. The prevalence in dogs in less than 1 year was zero by all the methods, in 1-5 years age group it was 5 (2.92%), 4 (2.34%), 4 (2.25%) and 5 (2.92%) and whereas in above 5 years age it was 6 (3.19%), 8 (4.26%), 5 (2.66%) and 8 (4.26%) by RBPT, LFA, STAT and ELISA respectively. The prevalence in 1-5 years age group of North Telangana was 2.78% by all methods and in above 5 years it was 2 (2.44%), 3 (3.66%), 2 (2.44%) and 3 (3.66%) by RBPT, LFA, STAT and ELISA respectively. The prevalence in 1-5 years from South Telangana was 3 (3.03%), 2 (2.02%), 2 (2.02%) and 3 (3.03%) and in above 5years it was 7 (3.06%), 7 (3.06%), 5 (2.18%) and 8 (3.49%) by RBPT, LFA, STAT and ELISA respectively. Out of 130 male dogs from Telangana state 2 (1.54%), 2 (1.54%), 1 (0.77%) and 2(1.54%) and out of 270 females 9 (3.33%), 10 (3.70%), 8 (2.96%) and 11 (4.07%) were positive by RBPT, LFA, STAT and ELISA respectively.
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G Shanker Lingam, A Vijaya Kumar, Sujatha Singh, M Shashi Kumar, N Krishnaiah. Sero occurence of brucellosis in dogs of Telangana state. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(2):452-455.
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