Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 1993;33(2):289-293.
A report of anaplasmosis in Korean indigenous and Imported goat from Australia
Byeong-kirl Baek1, In-hyuk Choi1, Kang-hee Park1, Byeong-soo Kim1, Chan-moon Jin1, Woo-Jong Lee1, Cheon-hyeon Kim1, Surk-yul Seo2, Yee-won Seo2, Dong-sun Kim2
1Chonbuk National University, Biosafety Research Institute
2Livestock Health Research Institute of Chanbuk, Changsu Branch
재래산양과 호주산 산양에서의 Anaplasmosis 발생보고
최병걸1, 최인혁1, 박강희1, 김병수1, 진찬문1, 김천현1, 이우종1, 서석열2, 서이원2, 김동선2
1전북대학교 생체안정성연구소
2전북가축위생시험소 장수지소
Following the death of more than 250 goats in one herd of 800 goats, imported from Australia, an epidemiological investigation was undertaken to determine the probable aetiology of this apprently mysterious disease. The syndrome was characterized by severe anemia(Hematocrit <20% ; normal range 24 to 48). All the affected animals were imported from Australia and all the motalities occurred during the period from September to November, 1992 Giemsa stain, acridine orange and indirect immunoflourescence tests were utilized in a survey involving 239 goats reared in Chonbuk Province. The positivity rates by acridine orange for anaplasmosis or piroplasmosis were 60.8% and 66.2% for imported and indigenous breeds respectively. It is tenatively concluded that the probable cause of death was anaplasmosis.
Key Words: goat, Anaplasmosis, acridine orange stain
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