Study of the population structure of Haemophilus parasuis by multilocus sequence typing.


Haemophilus parasuis is the aetiological agent of Glässer's disease in swine. In addition, this bacterium causes other clinical outcomes and can also be isolated from the upper respiratory tract of healthy pigs. Isolates of H. parasuis differ in phenotypic features (e.g. protein profiles, colony morphology or capsule production) and pathogenic capacity… (More)