Mycoplasma agalactiae in Iberian ibex (Capra pyrenaica) in Spain

Verbisck, Gisele; Gonzalez-Candela, Monica; Cubero, Maria José; León, Luis; Serrano, Emmanueal; Perales, Agustina
September 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;9/11/2010, Vol. 167 Issue 10, p425
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The article presents the outbreak of the contagious agalactia syndrome (CAS) in the Iberian ibex (Capra pyrenaica) population in Spain's Sierra Nevada mountain range in 1998. It claims that CAS is a highly infectious sheep disease that is mainly caused by mycoplasma agalactiae in both sheep and goats. The disease is reportable to the World Organisation for Animal Health.


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