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- Register, Karen B.; Ivanov, Yury V.; Harvill, Eric T.; Davison, Nick; Foster, Geoffrey
- Microbiology 2015 v.161 no.3 pp. 580-592
- Bordetella bronchiseptica; DNA; amino acid sequences; amino acid substitution; bacteria; death; disease outbreaks; distemper; domestic animals; genes; genetic variation; genotype; history; host specificity; hosts; information; mortality; multilocus sequence typing; pathogens; phylogeny; population; respiratory system; seals; single nucleotide polymorphism; strains; virulence; wild animals; Caspian Sea; North Sea
- ... Bordetella bronchiseptica is a widespread respiratory pathogen in a variety of wild and domesticated animals. During a succession of phocine morbillivirus outbreaks occurring over the past 25 years, it was identified as a frequent secondary invader, often believed to be the cause of death. Prior analysis of isolates from seals in the North Sea acquired during the 1988 phocine distemper epidemic su ...
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