TITLE

Suspected transmission of Mycobacterium bovis between alpacas

AUTHOR(S)
Twomey, D. F.; Crawshaw, T. R.; Foster, A. P.; Higgins, R. J.; Smith, N. H.; Wilson, L.; McDean, K.; Adams, J. L.; de la Rua-Domenech, R.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;7/25/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 4, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the first case of suspected transmission of Mycobacterium bovis in alpacas associated with animal movements to a breeding herd in Great Britain. It examines the adult female alpacas from a herd in Devon, England that visited a breeding herd in south-east England. It reveals the presentation of the animals with extensive caseous necrosis of the lungs as well as thoracic lymph nodes during postmortem examination.
ACCESSION #
43981872

 

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