Diptera as vectors of mycobacterial infections in cattle and pigs.

  title={Diptera as vectors of mycobacterial infections in cattle and pigs.},
  author={Oberarzt Dr. Anton Fischer and Ludmila Matlova and Lenka Dvorska and Petra Svastova and Josef B{\'a}rtl and Ivan Melicharek and Ross Tim Weston and Ivo Pavl{\'i}k},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  volume={15 2},
Mycobacteria were isolated from 14 (4.5%) of 314 samples, containing 7791 adult Diptera, which were collected in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1997-2000. These flies were collected from three cattle herds with paratuberculosis, two pig herds with mycobacterial infections and one farm that kept both cattle and pigs and that did not have problems of mycobacterial infections. Mycobacterium intracellulare was isolated from Eristalis tenax Linnaeus (Diptera: Syrphidae) captured from a pig herd… CONTINUE READING


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