volume 81, issue 1, P86-94 2014
DOI: 10.1590/s1808-16572014000100017
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Abstract: ABSTRACT: Leptospirosis in small ruminants is a disease that can lead to economic losses due to the occurrence of abortions, stillbirths and decreased milk production. The infection can be presented in acute, chronic and inapparent forms. In the acute infection, anorexia, depression, difficulty breathing, fever, hemoglobinemia and hemoglobinuria can occur. In the chronic form, abortions and stillbirths are common. Several recent serological surveys conducted in Brazil revealed frequencies of seropositivity ra…

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