SERO-ENTOMOLOGY APPROACH OF BLUETONGUE VIRUS (BTV) INFECTION IN SHEEP IN SOME PROVINCES OF NORTH-WEST ALGERIA

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SEBAI ALI
GHAZI KHEIRA
MELIANI SAMIA
KEBIR AHMED
BENYAMINA KHADRA
BOUZIRI ABDELDJALLIL
MEKI BOUTAIBA BENKLAOUZ

Abstract

This study aimed to estimate the sero-prevalence and associated with Culicoides trapping in study area in sheep and cattle bluetongue virus sero-positive from seven provinces in North Western Algeria, seven provinces were selected. A total of 255 sheep were used. Three times blood collection in season of autumn were randomly collected for detection of bluetongue virus group specific antibodies through competitive ELISA (c-ELISA) for assessment of situation epidemiological by prevalence and presence of Culicoides trapping in sites was revealed seropositive.

The prevalence of bluetongue virus in sheep was found higher (35,76%) than cattle (16,91), specie new were significantly associated with the occurrence of disease.

Keywords:
Bluetongue virus, sheep, sero-entomology, North-West Algeria.

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ALI, S., KHEIRA, G., SAMIA, M., AHMED, K., KHADRA, B., ABDELDJALLIL, B., & BENKLAOUZ, M. B. (2020). SERO-ENTOMOLOGY APPROACH OF BLUETONGUE VIRUS (BTV) INFECTION IN SHEEP IN SOME PROVINCES OF NORTH-WEST ALGERIA. BIONATURE, 40(3), 14-19. Retrieved from https://www.globalpresshub.com/index.php/BN/article/view/887
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