Inactivation of Mycoplasma species involved in contagious agalactia.

  title={Inactivation of Mycoplasma species involved in contagious agalactia.},
  author={Christian de la Fe and Patr{\'i}cia Melo Assunç{\~a}o and Ana Sofia Ramirez and Jos{\'e} B. Poveda},
  journal={Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche Wochenschrift},
  volume={117 1-2},
The suitability of 5 agents for the inactivation of different field strains of the four mycoplasma species associated with contagious agalactia syndrome in goats, i.e. Mycoplasma agalactiae, Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides LC, Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capricolum and Mycoplasma putrefaciens, was investigated. Immunoprophylaxis of this syndrome is still based on inactivated vaccines, which traditionally use formalin as the inactivating agent. Moreover, the limited information existing… CONTINUE READING