Seroprevalence of Some Arboviral Infections Transported Blood Sucking Insects in Ruminants and Equids in Middle Blacksea Region in Turkey

Albayrak H., Ozan E.

KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.16, no.1, pp.33-36, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-36
  • Keywords: Akabane, Equine infectious anemia, Blacksea region, Buetongue, Seroprevalence, Bovine ephemeral fever, BLUETONGUE VIRUS, ANEMIA, CATTLE
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: No


In this study, serum samples collected from 200 cattle, 200 sheep and 223 equids (114 horse, 67 donkey, 42 mule) in five province include (Samsun, Sinop, Ordu, Amasya and Tokat) in Blacksea Region. The seroprevalances were detected for bluetongue by competitive ELISA (cELISA), for akabane and bovine ephemeral fever by blocking ELISA, and for equine infectious anemia by agar gel immunodiffusion test (AGID). According to obtained data, the seroprevalance of bluetongue was recorded as 3% (6/200) in sheep, 11% (22/200) in cattle, the seroprevalance of akabane was recorded as 0.5% (1/200) in sheep, 22% (44/200) in cattle, the seroprevalence of bovine ephemeral fever infection was found as 13.5% (27/200) in cattle. No antibody against EIAV was detected in equids.