The incidence of caseous lymphadenitis in Alberta sheep and assessment of impact by vaccination with commercial and experimental vaccines.

@article{Stanford1998TheIO,
  title={The incidence of caseous lymphadenitis in Alberta sheep and assessment of impact by vaccination with commercial and experimental vaccines.},
  author={Kim Stanford and Kim A. Brogden and Lindy A McClelland and G. C. Kozub and François Audibert},
  journal={Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire},
  year={1998},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={38-43}
}
In Alberta, caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) is one of the leading causes of lamb and mutton carcass condemnation. In this study, serologic results confirmed a high (50-94%) incidence of exposure to Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, the causative agent of CLA, in mature, unvaccinated sheep in southern Alberta. To assess the efficacy and impact of vaccination with 2 commercial (Glanvac-6 and Case-Vac) and 1 experimental (WC+ MDP-GDP) CLA vaccines, a series of 3 field trials in 3249 ewes and lambs… CONTINUE READING
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