Epidemiology of Tritrichomonas foetus in beef bull populations in Florida.

  title={Epidemiology of Tritrichomonas foetus in beef bull populations in Florida.},
  author={D. Owen Rae and John E. Crews and Ellis C. Greiner and G. Arthur Donovan},
  volume={61 4},
The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of herd and individual bull infection with Tritrichomonas foetus in a survey of beef bulls in the state of Florida and to perform an epidemiological investigation of risk factors for the disease. Bulls were tested for T. foetus colonization by a single preputial scraping and culture. Bull infection prevalence within herds was calculated and relationships with bull, herd factors, and production measurements were determined. The survey… CONTINUE READING
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