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Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the most specific of all tuberculosis causing mycobacteria. It is a pathogenic acid-fast bacilli. Mycobacterium...


Dermatophilus congolensis causes an exudative, pustular dermatitis in animals. Cattle, sheep and horses are common hosts; others include goats, pigs,...


R. equi cells measure about 1 by up to 5 µm (Biberstein, 1990). They pass through a cycle from coccal to bacillary forms (Fuhrmann et al., 1997)....


Actinomyces bovis is a Gram-positive, branching, filamentous organism which in culture fragments readily. Actinomyces spp. are considered normal...


Mycobacterium bovis is the cause of bovine tuberculosis and is capable of causing progressive disease in most warm blooded animals.Disease(s)...