PCR for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in experimentally infected dogs.

  title={PCR for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in experimentally infected dogs.},
  author={M Bonovska and Yu. E. Tzvetkov and Hristo Najdenski and Y Bachvarova},
  journal={Journal of veterinary medicine. B, Infectious diseases and veterinary public health},
  volume={52 4},
The susceptibility of dogs to infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis was studied through different ways of experimental infection. The examination shows, that in most cases the disease runs subclinically with pathological changes localized mainly in the lungs, lymph nodes, small intestines, liver, kidneys and spleen. Histological findings demonstrate granulomatous inflammation with caseosation and predominance of epitheloide macrophages and single lymphocytes. Tissue samples from internal… CONTINUE READING


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