Isolation and identification of mycobacteria from livestock specimens and milk obtained in Brazil.

@article{Leite2003IsolationAI,
  title={Isolation and identification of mycobacteria from livestock specimens and milk obtained in Brazil.},
  author={Clarice Queico Fujimura Leite and Ivone Shizuko Anno and S{\'e}rgio Alvim Leite and Eliana Roxo and Glenn P Morlock and Robert Cooksey},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2003},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={
          319-23
        }
}
The prevalence of Mycobacterium bovis and other mycobacterial species in livestock specimens and milk was evaluated. An emphasis was placed upon the distribution of these organisms in milk that is readily available to the public that was either untreated, pasteurized, or treated using ultra high temperature. Twenty-two pathologic specimens from livestock (bovine, swine and bubaline) in five Brazilian states and 128 bovine milk samples from retail markets in the State of S o Paulo were examined… CONTINUE READING

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