Haemotrophic mycoplasmas in South American camelids in Switzerland

Conference object, Other literature type English OPEN
Kaufmann, C; Meli, Marina L; Robert, N; Willi, Barbara; Hofmann-Lehmann, Regina; Wengi, Nicole; Lutz, Hans; Zanolari, P;
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Embargo end date: 2007-05-20
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-129860
  • Subject: Department of Farm Animals | 630 Agriculture | 570 Life sciences; biology
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacteria

The red blood cell parasite 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemolamae', formerly Eperythrozoon, is known to be widespread in South American camelids in the USA, causing anaemia in affected animals. Up to now, haemotrophic mycoplasmas were not observed in South American camelids... View more