Farmers urged to continue vaccinating against OEA

May 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/22/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 21, p636
Academic Journal
The article reports on the recommendation made by scientists at the Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland to farmers to continue vaccinations against ovine enzootic abortion (OEA). The recommendation is given despite results of a study that show the presence of vaccine strains of the Chlamydophila abortus bacterium in abortion material taken from ewes that have been vaccinated. According to researcher Nick Wheelhouse, abortion may have been caused by the vaccinal 1B strains identified in the samples.


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