prevalence of antibodies to toxoplasma gondii in horses in riyadh province , saudi arabia.abstract the aim of the present study was to determine the seroprevalence of toxoplasma gondii in horses for sporting purposes in the province of riyadh, saudi arabia. in total, 266 serum samples from clinically healthy horses were analyzed for anti-t. gondii antibodies using the sabin-feldman dye test. antibodies to t. gondii were found in 84 (31.6%) horses, with specific titers of 1:16 (78 with a prevalence of 29.3%), 1:64 (4 with a prevalence of 1.5%), and 1:256 (2 with a prevalence of 0.8%). ...201121506811
thermophilic and thermotolerant fungi of animals' hair.nine thermophilic genera and 17 species in addition to one variety of aspergillus flavus, malbranchea pulchella and humicola grisea were collected from hair samples in riyadh, saudi arabia at 45 degrees c. fifty-one hair specimens of rabbit, sheep, camel and horse were examined for the presence of thermophilic fungi. the most frequent species were aspergillus fumigatus, aspergillus niger, thermoascus aurantiacus and malbranchea pulchella var. sulfurea. in low frequency, aspergillus flavus, asper ...19911805498
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