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- Sarah Van Lent; Daisy Vanrompay
- Journal of Veterinary Research 2016 v.60 no.4 pp. 403-409
- Chlamydophila psittaci; bacteria; birds; cytoplasm; financial economics; gene expression; genes; humans; microbial growth; pathogenesis; pathogens; pneumonia; poultry; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; vaccines
- ... Introduction: Chlamydia psittaci is a gram-negative obligate intracellular pathogen of birds. Poultry infections lead to economic losses and can be transmitted to humans. No vaccine is available and the bacterium-host cell interaction is not completely understood. Replicating bacteria cause pneumonia, but C. psittaci can also be non-replicating and persistent inside the cytoplasm of avian cells. R ...
- Ewelina Szacawa; Monika Szymańska-Czerwińska; Krzysztof Niemczuk; Katarzyna Dudek; Grzegorz Woźniakowski; Dariusz Bednarek
- Journal of Veterinary Research 2016 v.60 no.4 pp. 391-397
- DNA; Mycoplasma bovirhinis; Mycoplasma bovis; Ureaplasma diversum; bacteria; cattle; denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis; genes; herds; mutation; nose; pathogens; phylogeny; pneumonia; random amplified polymorphic DNA technique; sequence analysis
- ... Introduction: Mycoplasma bovis is one of the main pathogens involved in cattle pneumonia. Other mycoplasmas have also been directly implicated in respiratory diseases in cattle. The prevalence of different Mycoplasma spp. in cattle affected by respiratory diseases and molecular characteristics of M. bovis field strains were evaluated. Material and Methods: In total, 713 nasal swabs from 73 cattle ...