Naturally-occurring Neospora caninum infection in an adult sheep and her twin fetuses.

@article{Kobayashi2001NaturallyoccurringNC,
  title={Naturally-occurring Neospora caninum infection in an adult sheep and her twin fetuses.},
  author={Yasuo Kobayashi and Minoru Yamada and Yoshitaka Omata and Toshihiro Koyama and Atsushi Saito and Tsutomu Matsuda and Keiji Okuyama and Seiichiro Fujimoto and Hidefumi Furuoka and Toshihiro Matsui},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2001},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={
          434-6
        }
}
Neospora caninum tissue cysts were found in the brains of surgically delivered twin fetuses at 119 days of gestation. In the brains of both fetuses, there was an inflammatory reaction involving perivascular cuffings of mononuclear cells, glial nodules. The dam of these fetuses died because of metritis. Histopathological examination of the ewe revealed N. caninum tissue cysts and focal gliosis with mononuclear cell cuffings. A N. caninum-specific DNA fragment was detected in a brain homogenate… CONTINUE READING
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