Survey of Infectious Etiologies of Bovine Abortion during Mid- to Late Gestation in Dairy Herds

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Barkallah, Mohamed; Gharbi, Yaakoub; Ben Hassena, Amal; Ben Slima, Ahlem; Mallekh, Zouhir; Gautier, Michel; Greub, Gilbert; Gdoura, Radhouane; Fendri, Imen;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3963856, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091549
  • Subject: infection | Research Article | Molecular Cell Biology | santé animale | Microbiology and Parasitology | Veterinary Microbiology | infection bactérienne | bovin;étiologie;avortement;infection;bactérie pathogène;détection moléculaire | avortement | gestation | étiologie | Biology and Life Sciences | Veterinary Science | afrique | Microbiology | Medicine | détection moléculaire | Q | R | Cell Biology | bactérie pathogène | bovin | [SDV.MP]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Microbiology and Parasitology | Science | Microbiologie et Parasitologie
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Bovine abortion of unknown infectious etiology still remains a major economic problem. Thus, we investigated whether Brucella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Campylobacter spp. and Coxiella burnetii are associated with abortion and/or stillbirth in Tunisi... View more
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