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Observations on three outbreaks of Leptospira interrogans serovar pomona infection in lambs

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Sickness and deaths associated with leptospirosis were reported in three lamb flocks in the Manawatu region. The clinical, pathological and serological features of Leptospiru interrogans serovar pomona infection are described. The mucous membranes of affected animals were pale and jaundiced. Haemoglobinuria, haemoglobinaemia and centrilobular hepatocellular necrosis were also consistent findings. All clinically sick lambs had very high titres in the microscopic agglutination test for L. pomona. Circumstantial evidence of pigs being the source of infection was found in one of the three cases.
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Keywords: Bacterial; Disease transmission; Leptospirosis; Sheep

Document Type: Short Communication

Publication date: 1994-08-01

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