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The significance of leptospiral antibodies in calving and aborting cattle in south west England
  1. TW Little,
  2. MS Richards,
  3. SN Hussaini and
  4. TD Jones


A total of 2994 sera, from approximately equal numbers of aborting and normal calving cows, were examined for leptospiral antibodies using a complement fixation test. An analysis of the results indicated that approximately 10% of abortions were associated with leptospiral antibodies.

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