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L. monocytogenes, as the reference species for members of the genus Listeria, is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, non-sporulating bacterium which may be...

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Clostridium chauvoei is the bacterial agent responsible for the acute febrile disease called blackleg, which infects skeletal muscle in cattle and...

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Cover for tuberculosis

Mycobacteria found in soil and water have been isolated from tissues of animals (Kazda, 1973; Falkinham et al., 1979). Mycobacterium fortuitum, a...

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Cover for Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria spp. are small (0.5-0.8µm), Gram-positive, coccoid to rod-shaped organisms. Listeriae are rather robust and can be held at -80°C in a vivid...

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Rotaviruses are the commonest cause of severe, acute viral gastroenteritis in man, mammals and birds worldwide, with most of cases occurring in young...

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Cover for Sus scrofa (pigs)

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Bovine leukosis virus and other retroviruses are called retroviruses because they all have a gene that codes for the enzyme reverse transcriptase...

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Clostridium perfringens may produce as many as 25 toxic or potentially-toxic molecules (Hatheway, 1990). The species is divided into five toxinotypes...

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Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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Cover for Stomoxys calcitrans

Stable flies, both males and females, are obligate blood-feeding flies of livestock grouped under the genus Stomoxys. They are believed to have...