Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 9 No. 3

Epizootic State on Leucosis of Cattle, The Perspective Directions of its Prevention and Measures of Fight in Kazakhstan and Kostanay Region

Ekaterina Rudenko1, Valentin Piontkovsky1 and Gediminas Pridotkas2

1Kostanay state university named after A. Baytursynov, The Republic of Kazakhstan, 110000, Kostanay, A. Baytursynov St., 47. 2National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute, Lithuania, LT-08409, Vilnius, J. Kairiukscio st. 10

Received on 11 February 2015 and accepted on 19 April 2015



The characteristic of leucosis of cattle is provided in work, the epizootic situation on leucosis in Kazakhstan and rural districts of Kostanay region is covered, results of comparative diagnostic value of reaction of immunodiffusion (RID) and the immunofermental analysis (IFA) are shown, options of preventive and improving actions are proved. Options about possibility of infection of the person of VL cattle and its consequence are discussed. The question that RID-positive animals, lifelong carriers of an oncovirus at all stages of an illness and are obvious sources etiologic agent of leucosis is considered. The “Veterinary Rules about Urgent Measures of Prevention and Improvement of Cattle from Leucosis in Breeding Farms and Agricultural Formations of All Forms of Ownership” project is developed. It is established that full delivery of RID-positive animals without overexposure, in process of their identification, is the most expedient, economically justified and most perspective method.

Keywords : Leucosis of cattle, Epizootic situation, Oncovirus of leucosis, Prevention, Eradication.