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Volume 8, Number 7—July 2002

Prevalence, Distribution, and Host Range of Peste des petits ruminants virus, Turkey

Aykut Özkul*, Yilmaz Akca*, Feray Alkan*, Thomas Barrett*†, Taner Karaoglu*, Seval Bilge Dagalp*, John Anderson*†, Kadir Yesilbag*, Can Cokcaliskan*, Ayse Gencay*, and Ibrahim Burgu*
Author affiliations: *Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey; †Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright Laboratory, Surrey, United Kingdom;

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Table 1

Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV)–specific antibody prevalence in animals with clinical symptoms indicative of PPRV, Turkey

Location Animal Animals with PPRV-suspected symptoms
No. PPRV positive %
Batman Sheep 8 7 87.5
Denizli Goat 10 6 60.0
Cihanbeyli Sheep 8
Amasya Sheep 20
Sakarya Sheep 19 3 15.8
Eskisehir Sheep 5 4 80.0
Malatya Sheep 3 2 66.6
Sivas Sheep 23 6 26.0
Isparta Sheep 32 32 100.0
Aydin Sheep 42 10 23.8
Van Sheep 43 40 93.0
Total 213 110 51.6

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