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Susceptibility ofBos indicus crossbred andBos taurus cattle toAnaplasma marginale infection

Sensibilite DuBos Indicus Croise Et Du BetailBos Taurus A L'Infection ParAnaplasma Marginale

Susceptibilidad De Los Cruzamientos De GanadoBos Indicus YBos Taurus AlAnaplasma Marginale


The effects of infection withAnaplasma marginale in groups ofBos indicus-Brahman crossbred andBos taurus cattle aged 27 and 48 months were studied using the parameters of body weight change, packed cell volume, parasitaemia and humoral antibody. Twenty-six animals (8Bos taurus and 18Bos indicus crosses) of each age group were infected. No significant differences between any of the groups were observed.


Les effets de l'infection parAnaplasma marginale dans des groupes deBos indicus × Brahman et deBos taurus âgés de vingt sept et quarante huit mois ont été étudiés en utilisant les paramètres d'evolution du poids du corps de l'hématocrite, de la parasitémie et des anticorps humoraux. Vingt six animaux (8Bos taurus et 18Bos indicus) de chaque groupe ont été infectés. Aucune différence significative entre les groupes n'a été observée.


Se estudió la respuesta a la infección conAnaplasma marginale en grupos de cruces de ganadoBos indicus-Brahman yBos taurus con edades comprendidas entre 27 y 48 meses. Los parámetros utilizados fueron peso corporal, hematocrito, parasitémia y anticuerpos humorales. Se infectaron 26 animales (8Bos taurus y 18Bos indicus) de cade grupo. No se observaron diferencias significativas.

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Wilson, A.J., Parker, R. & Trueman, K.F. Susceptibility ofBos indicus crossbred andBos taurus cattle toAnaplasma marginale infection. Trop Anim Health Prod 12, 90–94 (1980).

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