11. SEROPREVALENCE OF LEPTOSPIROSIS IN DOGS IN WAYANAD
Shiju Shaji, Koshy John, Siju Joseph, Chintu Ravishankar, J. Aishwarya, R. Rajasekhar, K. Sumod
Apioneer study was conducted to detect the presence of antibodies against Leptospiraserovars in sera of dogs in Wayanad district of Kerala employing the Microscopic Agglutination Test (MAT). Antibodies against the Spirochaete were detected in 12 out of 34 sera tested (35.29 %). It was also observed that Pyrogenes is the most prevalent serovar indogs inWayanad.
Keywords: Leptospirosis, MAT, Seroprevalence