Study on the prevalence of Q fever in Sheep in the middle region in syria D.V.M. MAHER ALHOURANI

Abstract:
This study was performed to investigate the existence of Q fever in sheep flocks in the middle region of the Syrian Arab Republic, the study concentrated on two regions which are Hamah city and Mysiaf and some places between them, and two villages in western countryside of homs. this study covered (284 ) head of sheep (Females). using ELISA test.We had detected a high standards of antibodies in the blood of some sheep with consideration that the samples were taken randomly. The prevalence rate reached at (53.52% ) of the flocks included in the study, with regards that the low positive rate of antibodies may refers to previous infection with Q fever . While the high rate of antibodies refers clearly to a current infection with Q fever. This results prove and authenticate with evidence the existence of Coxiella burnetii in the sheep flocks in the region of study. This result requires High degrees of caution in order to control this disease.

 MSC.Vet. Med. (D.V.M) in Veterinary Science,Buplic Health and preventive Medicine -Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, AL-Baath University.

الكشف عن حمى كيو عند الأغنام في المنطقة الوسطى في سوريا

Detection of Q fever in Human by Polymerase Chain Reaction test (PCR) V.M. MAHER ALHOURANI

Abstract:
Q fever is a bacterial disease caused by Coxiella burnetii bacterium, This study was performed to investigate the existence of Q fever in human in the middle region of the Syrian Arab Republic, the study concentrated on tow regions which are Hamah city and Mysiaf , in addition to some places between them , using PCR test. Coxiella burnetii had been detected as a causative agent of Q fever with consideration that the samples were taken randomly. The prevalence rate reached at (68% ) of the human groups included in the study. This result requires High degrees of caution in order to control this disease
الكشف عن الحمّى المجهولة عند الإنسان باستخدام اختبار اختبار تفاعل سلسلة البوليميراز new