serological survey of canine borreliosis.lyme disease or borreliosis, a tick-borne disease caused by borrelia burgdorferi, has been described recently in dogs. a total of 850 blood samples were obtained from dogs in the metropolitan area of monterrey, mexico. an indirect immunofluorescent assay (ifa) was used to detect antibodies against borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of lyme disease in human beings. the 16% (136) of these dogs had positive results. these findings suggest that exposition to this microorganism is common in do ...199910932745
antibody detection against borrelia burgdorferi in horses located in the suburban areas of monterrey, nuevo león.the aim of the present study was to determine the presence of borrelia burgdorferi antibodies in horses from the metropolitan area of monterrey, nuevo león, méxico. blood serum was obtained from a total of 100 horses residing at different counties in the area. from each animal data was obtained on age, sex, county of residence, presence of ectoparasites and clinical signs. all sera samples were analyzed by indirect immunofluoresence and the sera that resulted positive to this test was analyzed b ...200117061503
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