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Brachyspira alvinipulli (formerly Serpulina alvinipulli) is an anaerobic and weakly beta-haemolytic spirochaete that...


The spirochaete Brachyspira pilosicoli colonizes the large intestine of birds and mammals. Colonization can be associated with, or...


Avian intestinal spirochaetosis (AIS) is primarily a disease of layer and broiler breeder chickens exhibited by delayed and/or reduced egg...


The genus Brachyspira (formerly Treponema and later Serpulina) is a member of the family Brachyspiraceae within...

Cover for Borrelia anserina infections

Avian (fowl) spirochetosis, or borreliosis, is an acute, septicaemic disease of a variety of avian species, including chickens, turkeys,...

Cover for Bubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo)

B. bubalis is a large ruminant with prominent horns, splayed hooves and a brown or dark grey coat. There are two morphologies....


Bordetella avium is a gram-negative, motile, aerobic bacillus (0.2-0.5 x 0.5-2.0 µm) that causes respiratory disease in...


Bordetella avium is a respiratory pathogen of birds (Kersters et al., 1984). The bacterium primarily affects turkeys, causing a disease...


Disease(s) associated with this pathogen is/are on the list of diseases notifiable to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The...


Bordetella bronchiseptica is a small Gram negative aerobic bacterium of the phylum Proteobacteria. Microscopically, small motile...

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