Bacteriological and serological studies of haemophilus equigenitalis, agent of contagious equine metritis.

@article{Tainturier1981BacteriologicalAS,
  title={Bacteriological and serological studies of haemophilus equigenitalis, agent of contagious equine metritis.},
  author={Daniel Tainturier and C F Delmas and Henri Dabernat},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1981},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={355-60}
}
Seventeen strains of haemophilus equigenitalis isolated from the cervix, clitoris, and urethra of mares were biochemically characterized with the API 10E and APIZYM test kit systems, conventional biochemical tests, and the porphyrin test. Antisera were prepared in rabbits. All of the strains were positive to the porphyrin test, and the requirement for factor X (hemin) or V (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) was not shown. Catalase, oxidase, phosphatase, and phosphoamidase tests were positive… CONTINUE READING