Seroprevalence of Anaplasma spp in dwarf goats in central Côte d’Ivoire

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Seroprevalence of Anaplasma spp in dwarf goats in central Côte d’Ivoire

Konan Alexis Oussou, Yahaya Karamoko
Int. J. Agron. Agri. Res.11( 2), 42-49, August 2017.
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The study aimed to detect anaplasmosis in dwarf goat farms in order to improve their health and their production. To do this, 270 sera of dwarf goats from a secondary-prefecture in central Côte d’Ivoire was tested by competition ELISA (cELISA). The overall infection rate was estimated at 20.74%. The study showed that seroprevalence of species of Anaplasma is influenced by the zone and the season. However, the seroprevalence of Anaplasma spp is specific neither to the sex nor at the age of the dwarf goats. The present study indicates that the dwarf goat can be implied in the transmission of Anaplasma genus. From where need for integrating the dwarf goats in the fight against the haemoparasitoses.


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