Chlamydia-related abortions in cattle from Graubunden, Switzerland.

  title={Chlamydia-related abortions in cattle from Graubunden, Switzerland.},
  author={Nicole Borel and Ruedi Thoma and P Spaeni and Roseline Weilenmann and Komkrich Teankum and Enrico Brugnera and Dieter Robert Zimmermann and Lloyd Vaughan and Andreas Pospischil},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  volume={43 5},
In 2001, the first case of bovine chlamydial abortion was reported in canton Graubunden, Switzerland. In this region, Chlamydophila (Cp.) abortus is endemic in small ruminants. Hence, we aimed to investigate the incidence of chlamydia-related abortions in cattle from Graubunden. During breeding seasons of 2003-2004, formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded placenta specimens (n = 235) from late-term abortions in cattle were analyzed by histopathology, immunohistochemistry with a Chlamydiaceae… CONTINUE READING


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