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dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-28T13:11:58Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-28T13:11:58Z
dc.date.issued 2017-10
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/61880
dc.description.abstract Background: Basic pathologic characteristics for farmed minks were previously reportedworldwide. However, its status in the wild has not been studied in detail. Also, there is a lack ofsystematic investigations from South America.Objective: Serology and electrophoresis were carried out for evidence of exposure to 12 minkpathogens on two different locations.Animals and methods: Serology was done in 87 wild minks by reference techniques againstToxoplasma gondii, Encephalitozoon cuniculi, Neospora caninum, Brucella abortus, Mycobacteriumbovis, Leptospira interrogans, canine distemper virus (CDV), canine adenovirus (CAV), canineparvovirus (CPV), rabies virus (RV), Influenza A virus (FLUAV) and Aleutian disease virus (ADV). Forthe detection of hypergammaglobulinemia (the Aleutian disease main clinical feature),gammaglobulin concentrations were determined by conventional electrophoresis.Results: Seventy-one percent of the 87 sera had antibodies against one or more pathogens.ADV accounted for the highest seroprevalence (29%), followed by T. gondii (26%), L. interrogans(14%), M. bovis (12%), B. abortus (9%), N. caninum (3%), CPV (3%) and CDV (2%). Seroprevalencewas influenced by location but not sex or age. Additionally, 16% of the seropositive samples forADV had gammaglobulin levels >20% of the total protein concentration. Antibody titers forCDV and CPV were low and difficult to interpret as almost all these cases had borderlineconcentrations.Conclusion: A cautious interpretation of the results is urged as the epidemiological role ofthe wild mink is largely unexplored for most of these agents. Nevertheless, the informationmay be clinically relevant and may stimulate conservation organizations to supportQ4 research programs. en
dc.format.extent 207-211 es
dc.language en es
dc.subject mink en
dc.subject Argentina es
dc.subject Epidemiología es
dc.subject Neovison vison en
dc.subject serology en
dc.subject wildlife en
dc.title Serology and protein electrophoresis for evidence of exposure to 12 mink pathogens in free-ranging American mink (Neovison vison) in Argentina en
dc.type Articulo es
sedici.identifier.uri http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01652176.2017.1336810 es
sedici.identifier.other https://doi.org/10.1080/01652176.2017.1336810
sedici.identifier.issn 0165-2176 es
sedici.creator.person Martino, Pablo Eduardo es
sedici.creator.person Samartino, Luis Ernesto es
sedici.creator.person Stanchi, Néstor Oscar es
sedici.creator.person Radman, Nilda Ester es
sedici.creator.person Parrado, Eduardo Joaquin es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Veterinarias es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias es
sedici.subtype Articulo es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
sedici.description.peerReview peer-review es
sedici.relation.journalTitle Veterinary Quarterly es
sedici.relation.journalVolumeAndIssue vol. 37, no. 1 es


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