African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Full Length Research Paper

Seromonitoring of especially dangerous diseases in small ruminants in the Republic of Tajikistan

  Koshemetov Zh. K., Matveyeva V. M., Mamadaliyev S. M*., Nurabayev S. Sh., Azhibayev A. Zh. and Orynbayev M. B.        
Research Institute for Biological Safety Problems, Gvardeiskiy, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 23 March 2007
  •  Published: 30 April 2007

Abstract

 

Seromonitoring for antibodies against especially dangerous viral infections in small ruminants in the Republic of Tajikistan was conducted. Antibodies to sheep pox and PPR viruses were detected in blood sera of small ruminants.

 

Key words: Virus, antigen, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, sheep pox, peste des petits ruminants.