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Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Year: 2009 | Volume: 8 | Issue: 7 | Page No.: 1377-1380
A Serologic Investigation of Canine Herpesvirus Type 1 Infection in Kangal Dogs
Abuzer Acar , Sibel Gur , Ismet Dogan and Yilmaz Akca
 
Abstract: Canine Herpesvirus-1 (CHV-1) is an Alphaherpesvirus, the infection was detected throughout the world in dog population. In this study, 110 blood serum samples obtained from clinically healthy adult Kangal dogs, which are unvaccinated for CHV-1 in 4 private Kangal breeding kennels at Ankara province. The samples was controlled using indirect ELISA, as result of the test, out of 110 dog sera, 79 (71.8%) was found to be seropositive for CHV1. Positivity was found to be in all of the studied farms among 42.8 and 86.6% proportions. The important differences were not detected between male (21/32, 65.6%) and female (58/78, 74.3%) dogs as statistically. According to kennel records, no clinical findings related to the CHV1 infection were reported in any of the animals before, despite very high infection rates.
 
How to cite this article:
Abuzer Acar , Sibel Gur , Ismet Dogan and Yilmaz Akca , 2009. A Serologic Investigation of Canine Herpesvirus Type 1 Infection in Kangal Dogs. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 8: 1377-1380.
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