Mutual antagonism between Mannheimia haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida when forming a biofilm on bovine bronchial epithelial cells in vitro.

Mannheimia haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida are two bacterial species implicated in the bovine respiratory disease complex (BRDC) that is costly to the beef and dairy cattle industries. Both bacterial species are thought to occupy a similar niche as commensals in the upper respiratory tract. Many bacteria are thought to exist as biofilms in their hosts… CONTINUE READING