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Cover for Mycoplasma diseases of ruminants.

This book presents data on research and development carried out on mycoplasma diseases of sheep, goats and cattle over the last decade by laboratories worldwide. Chapters include discussions on the isolation and growth of mycoplasmas from ruminants, detection and differentiation of Mycoplasma spp....

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Detection and differentiation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma</i> species using PCR/denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis.

The use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and denaturing gel gradient electrophoresis (DGGE) for the detection of human and animal isolates of Mycoplasma spp. are described.

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Detection of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma</i> species using polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

PCR remains the most useful, simple and rapid method for detecting mycoplasmas. With the development of real-time PCR, it is now possible not only to achieve results quickly, but also to quantify the number of organisms present. This chapter discusses the limitations, sensitivity, specificity,...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antigenic analysis of mycoplasmas.

The study was conducted to determine the immunogenicity of Mycoplasma mycoides SC to identify specific and immunodominant antigens which could be applied to confirmatory diagnostic testing. A common immunological pattern consisting of five immunodominant antigens with apparent molecular weights of...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia.

This chapter discusses the origins, geographical distribution, economic impact, host susceptibility, transmission, clinical signs, pathology, pathogenesis, aetiology, virulence, epidemiology, diagnosis, control and treatment of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, a disease caused by Mycoplasma...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contagious agalactia.

This chapter discusses the host susceptibility, geographical distribution, epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, clinical signs, lesions, aetiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment, control and prevention of contagious agalactia, a disease in sheep and goats caused primarily by ...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia.

In this chapter, the geographic distribution, causative agent, host susceptibility, clinical signs and pathology, immunology, transmission, molecular epidemiology, biochemistry, diagnosis, prevention and control of Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia (CCPP) are discussed.

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bovine respiratory disease.

In this chapter, diseases caused by Mycoplasma bovis are discussed. The highlights of this chapter focused on the following topics: distribution, economic losses, host range, epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, causative organisms, disease course, diagnosis, prevention, control, and treatment of...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Respiratory diseases of small ruminants.

The epidemiology, transmission, clinical signs, pathology, causative organisms, biochemistry, diagnosis, treatment and control, and other mycoplasma associated with respiratory diseases of sheep and goats are discussed.

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Eye infections of ruminants.

This chapter covers the causative agents of infectious keratoconjunctivitis (pink eye or New Forest eye) in ruminants. The distribution, epidemiology, biology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and control of Mycoplasma bovoculi, M. conjunctivae and other Mycoplasma spp. involved in eye...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter