seroepidemiological survey of rhodoccocus equi infection in asymptomatic horses from bursa, izmir and istanbul provinces, order to assess the rhodococcus equi infection in three provinces of turkey (bursa, izmir and istanbul), 696 sera from healthy foals and adult horses were tested by indirect elisa using a r. equi reference strain (atcc 6939) as antigen. 103 sera (14.80%) with titres >0.646 resulted positive. seroprevalence was significantly higher (p=0.0053) in male than in female horses of istanbul province, although higher antibody titres (mean value) were observed in the female group of bursa and izmir pro ...200617034856
[the occurrence of the hindgut ciliate blepharocorys curvigula (ciliophora: blepharocorythidae) from horses (equus caballus linnaeus, 1758) in the vicinity of izmir].blepharocorys curvigula gassovsky, 1919 found in the intestine of domestic horses (equus caballus linnaeus, 1758), living in the vicinity of izmir was investigated. it was seen in nine of the thirteen horses examined (69%). this study reports the presence of blepharocorys curvigula in the intestine of equids for the first time in turkey. specimens were found to be similar to the original descriptions on the basis of morphological characters and biometric data.200919598097
intestinal ciliate composition found in the feces of the turk rahvan horse equus caballus, linnaeus 1758.species composition and distribution of large intestinal ciliates were investigated in the feces from 15 turk rahvan horses, living in the vicinity of izmir, turkey. twenty-two ciliate genera consisting of 36 species were identified. this is the first report on intestinal ciliates in turk rahvan horses and no previously unknown species were observed. the mean number of ciliates was 14.2±13.9×10(4)cellsml(-1) of feces and the mean number of ciliate species per host was 9.9±7.1. no ciliates were o ...201121641779
identification of extracellular enzyme producing alkalophilic bacilli from izmir province by 16s-its rdna screen industrially important extracellular enzymes from the newly isolated alkalophilic bacilli and to characterize them by phenotypic and 16s-internal transcribed spacer (its) rdna restriction pattern analysis.200415357726
temperature and the persistence of viruses in culicoides spp. during adverse conditions.the average daily maximum temperature for the coldest month during the winters of 1977-1978 and 1978-1979, when bluetongue (bt) virus overwintered in a cycle between culicoides spp. and cattle in western turkey (aydin and izmir provinces), was found to be 12.5 degrees c. this temperature agreed with the lowest temperatures found for culicoides activity and for flight over long distances. overwintering of bt virus in western turkey and lesbos (1979-1980), african horse sickness (ahs) virus in spa ...19938219328
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