Genotypic Diversity of Theileria orientalis Detected from Cattle Grazing in Kumamoto and Okinawa Prefectures of Japan

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Yokoyama, Naoaki; Ueno, Akio; Mizuno, Daisuke; Kuboki, Noritaka; Khukhuu, Altangerel; Igarashi, Ikuo; Miyahara, Tokuji; Shiraishi, Takashi; Kudo, Ryuta; Oshiro, Mamoru; Zakimi, Satoshi; Sugimoto, Chihiro; Matsumoto, Kotaro; Inokuma, Hisashi;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Japanese Society of Veterinary Science
  • Journal: Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, volume 73, issue 3, pages 305-312 (issn: 0916-7250)
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  • Subject: cattle | genotype-specific PCR | Japan | MPSP gene | Theileria orientalis

Theileria orientalis is a benign protozoan species that is widely distributed in Japan, yet sometimes causes serious economiclosses in the livestock industry. In this study, we conducted a molecular survey based on genes encoding the major piroplasm surfaceprotein (MPSP... View more
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