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An Experimental Model of Campylobacter fetus fetus Induced Abortion in Sheep

  • Rosemary Grogono-Thomas
  • Ralph M. Woodland

Abstract

Campylobacter infection is the third most common cause of abortion in ewes in the United Kingdom7, where it is confirmed in approximately 8% of diagnosed abortions. C. fetus fetus is isolated from about 80% of Campylobacter abortions while C. jejuni and C. coli are isolated from the remainder2,6 demonstrated that 6 out of 7 isolates of C. fetus isolated from ovine gall bladders were abortifacient in pregnant ewes.

Keywords

Subcutaneous Route Oral Inoculation Subcutaneous Inoculation Selective Agar Plate Pregnant Sheep 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosemary Grogono-Thomas
    • 1
  • Ralph M. Woodland
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Farm Animal and Equine Medicine and SurgeryRoyal Veterinary College, Boltons ParkPotters Bar, HertfordshireUK

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