Volume 74, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


subsp. is a fastidious microorganism that has been recognized as an emerging human and canine pathogen. We report for the first time on the prevalence of antibodies to subsp. in domestic dogs from Morocco. The overall seroprevalence was 38% (56 of 147 dogs tested). Most of the seropositive dogs were stray dogs from Rabat (36%, 8 of 22) and Khenifra (47%, 47 of 101). Antibodies against subsp. were found infrequently among pet dogs from Rabat (4%, 1 of 24).


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  • Received : 10 Aug 2005
  • Accepted : 09 Sep 2005

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