Epidemiology of Mycoplasma bovis in Pennsylvania veal calves.

  title={Epidemiology of Mycoplasma bovis in Pennsylvania veal calves.},
  author={Marty K Soehnlen and Adnan Aydin and K. Sri Rama Murthy and Eugene J Lengerich and Arthur Hattel and Beth A Houser and Ginger D Fenton and Hannah R Lysczek and Carol M Burns and Alden M. Townsend and Jason W. Brooks and David R Wolfgang and Bhushan M. Jayarao},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  volume={95 1},
The objective of the study was to estimate the prevalence and incidence of Mycoplasma bovis, a common cause of pneumonia, in veal calves. Using simple random sampling, 252 calves from 4 veal herds located in central Pennsylvania were selected and longitudinally followed for monthly collection of nasal swabs. Bronchial swabs and lung lesions were collected at the slaughterhouse. Nasal, bronchial, and lung lesion swabs were cultured for bacterial respiratory pathogens. Ninety lung lesions were… CONTINUE READING


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