Heifer mastitis by Mycoplasma Bovigenitalium

Paulo Eduardo Pardo, Ernst Eckehardt Muller, Elena Mettifogo, Julio César de Freitas, Elmiro Rosendo do Nascimento

Abstract


In this paper was report for the first time in Brazil the isolation of Mycoplasma bovigenitalium in a heifer with clinical mastitis. Negative results were obtained on standard bacteriologyr but growth was observed on Haytisck medium. The colonies were characterizated by biochemical and direct immunofluorescence, as M. bovigenitalium.

 


Keywords


Bovine; Heifer; Mastitis; Mycoplasma bovigenitalium.



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5433/1679-0359.1998v19n1p73

Semina: Ciênc. Agrár.
Londrina - PR
E-ISSN 1679-0359
DOI: 10.5433/1679-0359
E-mail: semina.agrarias@uel.br
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