Association of treponeme species with atypical foot lesions in goats.

@article{Groenevelt2015AssociationOT,
  title={Association of treponeme species with atypical foot lesions in goats.},
  author={Margit Groenevelt and Katharine Anzuino and Debra A Langton and Rose Grogono-Thomas},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2015},
  volume={176 24},
  pages={626}
}
Five UK goat farms with high levels of lameness (prevalence 14-67 per cent) were investigated. On two farms (farms 1 and 2), the animals presented with typical footrot lesions. The remaining three farms (farms 3, 4 and 5) presented with infected lesions on the foot that did not resemble footrot. These lesions were observed to start from the white line or sole but the interdigital space was rarely affected. Swabs were processed by PCR to assess the presence of Dichelobacter nodosus and three… CONTINUE READING
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