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- Dickey, Aaron M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Moraxella bovis; Moraxella bovoculi; cattle; databases; desorption; eyes; keratoconjunctivitis; matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization mass spectrometry; polymerase chain reaction; restriction fragment length polymorphism
- ... Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is an economically significant disease caused by Moraxella bovis. Moraxella bovoculi, although not reported to cause IBK, has been isolated from the eyes of cattle diagnosed with IBK. Identification of M. bovis and M. bovoculi can be performed using biochemical or DNA-based approaches, both of which may be time consuming and inconsistent between laborat ...