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- Canonne, A.M.; Peters, I.; Roels, E.; Desquilbet, L.; Clercx, C.
- The veterinary journal 2018 v.232 pp. 52-56
- Bordetella bronchiseptica; Bordetella pertussis; Mycoplasma canis; Mycoplasma pneumoniae; asthma; bronchitis; dogs; humans; neutrophils; quantitative polymerase chain reaction
- ... In humans, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Bordetella pertussis infections are suggested to trigger or exacerbate asthma. Whether Mycoplasma or Bordetella are associated with chronic inflammatory bronchial diseases in dogs has not been investigated. The aim of this study was to assess detection rates of Mycoplasma canis (M. canis), M. cynos and Bordetella bronchiseptica (Bb), in dogs with eosinophilic b ...