seroprevalence of, and risk factors for, peste des petits ruminants in sheep and goats in northern jordan.peste des petits ruminants (ppr) is an economically important disease that affect sheep and goat industry in asia and africa. in this study, we investigated the seroprevalence, and risk factors, of ppr in sheep and goat flocks from five different governorates (irbid, jarash, ajloun, mafraq and zarka) located in northern jordan. serum samples from 929 and 400 sheep and goats, respectively, corresponding to 122 sheep flock and 60 goats flock were collected. seroprevalence was determined using ppr ...200818291541
ovine and caprine toxoplasmosis (toxoplasma gondii) in aborted animals in jordanian goat and sheep flocks.two hundred and fifty-five biological samples (106 aborted foetal tissue samples and 149 blood samples from aborted sheep and goats) were collected from 188 animals during the lambing season from september 2009 to april 2010 from the mafraq region of jordan. the sampled animals belonged to 93 goat and sheep flocks that had cases of abortion. a total of 169 (66.3%) biological samples were collected from sheep and 86 (33.7%) from goats. seventy-six (29.8%) biological samples (45 blood and 31 tissu ...201121643666
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