Histochemical and immunohistochemical evidence of a bacterium associated with lesions of epizootic bovine abortion.

@article{Anderson2006HistochemicalAI,
  title={Histochemical and immunohistochemical evidence of a bacterium associated with lesions of epizootic bovine abortion.},
  author={Mark L. Anderson and Patrick C. Kennedy and Myra T Blanchard and Luca Barbano and Peng-sheng Chiu and Richard L. Walker and Mike Manzer and Mark R Hall and Donald P. King and Jeffrey L. Stott},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={76-80}
}
Epizootic bovine abortion (EBA), a tick-transmitted disease of pregnant cattle grazing foothill pastures, is a major cause of reproductive failure in California and adjacent states. Affected fetuses develop a chronic disease, resulting in late-term abortion or premature calving. Despite investigations spanning 50 years, to the authors' knowledge, the etiologic agent of EBA has not yet been isolated from affected fetuses or the tick vector. The diagnosis of EBA is based on gross and microscopic… CONTINUE READING