The occurrence of treponemes in contagious ovine digital dermatitis and the characterisation of associated Dichelobacter nodosus.

@article{Moore2005TheOO,
  title={The occurrence of treponemes in contagious ovine digital dermatitis and the characterisation of associated Dichelobacter nodosus.},
  author={Lynda J. Moore and Martin John Woodward and Rose Grogono-Thomas},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={111 3-4},
  pages={199-209}
}
Contagious ovine digital dermatitis (CODD) is a recently recorded, apparently new infection of the ovine hoof, which differs clinically from footrot caused by Dichelobacter nodosus and which fails to respond well to accepted treatment practices for footrot. Despite the welfare implications of such an infection, very little research has been performed on CODD to date and the aetiology remains confused. Suggestions have been made that there is a potential role for treponemes in the pathogenesis… CONTINUE READING

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