Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access

Original Article

AJVS. 2017; 52(1): 57-60

Field Evaluation of Three Commercial Polyvalent Clostradial Vaccines Used in Sheep

Ahmed M. Elsify, Walid S. Mousa, Mohammed A. Nayel, Eman E. Abdeen, Akram A. Salama, Hazem R. Sherif, Hassan H.Y., Ahmed A. Zaghawa.

Clostridial diseases are important group of diseases that cause deleterious effects and threating productivity in sheep and goats. It responsible for high mortality and economic losses in small ruminants. The main method for protection against it by vaccination depending on polyvalent vaccines. This study was conducted to evaluate the immune response of three polyvalent vaccines used in veterinary field in Egypt, through measuring of antibodies titers. Twenty sheep were selected in this experiment and divided into 4 groups (A, B and C) plus control one. Each group injected with one vaccine with initial and booster dose. Collected sera were used for estimation of antibodies titers by using of indirect ELISA. The results concluded that vaccines of group A and B induced high immune response in vaccinated sheep in comparison with vaccine of group C.

Key words: clostridia, ELISA, vaccine, antibodies, sheep

Full-text options

Full-text Article



BiblioMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.