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Mastitis Caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subspecies mycoides (Large Colony Type) in Goat Flocks in Spain
- Gil, M.C., Hermoso de Mendoza, M., Alonso, J.M., Rey, J., Poveda, J.B., Hermoso de Mendoza, J.
- Zoonoses and public health 1999 v.46 no.10 pp. 741-743
- Mycoplasma mycoides, flocks, goats, mastitis, veterinary medicine, Spain
- We describe three different outbreaks of mastitis caused by M. mycoides subspecies mycoides LC type (Mmm LC) in three goat flocks from the Extremadura Region of south-west Spain. Thirty-two fast-growing isolates were obtained on Hayflick's and Friis's media with inhibitors from different specimens. All were identified as Mmm LC in spite of their cultural, biochemical and serological features.