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Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
  Year: 2016 | Volume: 11 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 210-212
DOI: 10.3923/ajava.2016.210.212
 
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Seroprevalence of Peste Des Petits Ruminants in Goats in Assam, India
Safeeda Sultana Begum, Gauranga Mahato, Paresh Sharma, Krishna Sharma , Mokhtar Hussain, Bipin Chandra Das, Jakir Hussain, Ankan De, Dheeraj Choudhary, Muthannan Andavar Ramakrishnan and Dhanavelu Muthuchelvan

Abstract:
Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an economically important viral disease of goats and sheep. The present study reports the seroprevalence of PPR in goats from five districts of Assam in North -Eastern India. On analysis of random goat sera (n = 918) revealed overall prevalence rate of 13.18% with a high prevalence in Kamrup (22.65%) and Nalbari (22.22%) districts and low prevalence in Barpeta (3.25%) district. Further, the prevalence rate was higher in >6 months (15.79%) than in <6 months (12.32%) age group. The study indicating wider circulation of PPRV in this region and warrant vaccination of the susceptible population for proper control of disease.
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Safeeda Sultana Begum, Gauranga Mahato, Paresh Sharma, Krishna Sharma, Mokhtar Hussain, Bipin Chandra Das, Jakir Hussain, Ankan De, Dheeraj Choudhary, Muthannan Andavar Ramakrishnan and Dhanavelu Muthuchelvan, 2016. Seroprevalence of Peste Des Petits Ruminants in Goats in Assam, India. Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 11: 210-212.

DOI: 10.3923/ajava.2016.210.212

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajava.2016.210.212

 
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