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Serological studies of British leptospiral isolates of the Sejroe serogroup: III. The distribution of leptospires of the Sejroe serogroup in the British Isles

  • T. W. A. Little (a1), A. E. Stevens (a1) and S. C. Hathaway (a1)

Summary

Some 94 strains of Ieptospires belonging to the Sejroe serogroup isolated in the British Isles were identified to the serovar level using specific factor sera.

Seventy strains were identified as Leptospira interrogans serovar hardjo, 66 from cattle, 2 from pigs and 1 each from a sheep foetus and a human.

Twenty-four strains were identified as L. interrogans serovar saxkoebing, most strains were isolated from either wood mice, bank or field voles but strains were also isolated from badgers, a fox and a dog.

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Serological studies of British leptospiral isolates of the Sejroe serogroup: III. The distribution of leptospires of the Sejroe serogroup in the British Isles

  • T. W. A. Little (a1), A. E. Stevens (a1) and S. C. Hathaway (a1)

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