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- Markey, B.; Wan, C.; Hanger, J.; Phillips, C.; Timms, P.
- Veterinary microbiology 2007 v.120 no.3-4 pp. 334-342
- polymerase chain reaction; Chlamydia; Phascolarctos cinereus; chloramphenicol; disease course; disease transmission; disease detection; wildlife; nucleotide sequences; bacterial infections; sequence analysis; animal models; molecular genetics; drug evaluation
- ... The aim of this study was to monitor chlamydial shedding patterns in clinically affected koalas before, during and following treatment using quantitative real-time PCR. Swab samples were obtained from 14 koalas presented for treatment at the Australian Wildlife Hospital. Four of these animals were followed over a period of 8-9 weeks. Primers were designed based on the consensus signature sequence ...