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Cover for Welfare challenges: feedlot cattle.

The different aspects that affect the welfare of cattle in feedlots are described, including mud and manure, heat and cold stress, lameness, bovine respiratory disease (BRD), Mycoplasma bovis, liver abscesses, other internal lesions and preconditioning to prevent these health problems. Handling,...

Author(s)
Martin, M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycoplasma diseases of ruminants.

This book presents data on research and development carried out on mycoplasma diseases of sheep, goats and cattle over the last decade by laboratories worldwide. Chapters include discussions on the isolation and growth of mycoplasmas from ruminants, detection and differentiation of Mycoplasma spp....

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Detection of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma</i> species using polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

PCR remains the most useful, simple and rapid method for detecting mycoplasmas. With the development of real-time PCR, it is now possible not only to achieve results quickly, but also to quantify the number of organisms present. This chapter discusses the limitations, sensitivity, specificity,...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular typing of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma</i> species.

This article discusses the various genotyping methods such as Amplified Fragment Length Polymorhism, Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Analysis, Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis, Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis, Insertion Sequence Analysis and other typing methods for Mycoplasma species.

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial sensitivity testing.

This chapter discusses the antimicrobial susceptibility and resistance of Mycoplasma spp. The different factors affecting antibiotic susceptibility testing, such as culture media, Mycoplasma sp. isolate, antimicrobial agents, incubation conditions and detection of mycoplasma growth in broth are...

Author(s)
Nicholas, R.; Ayling, R.; McAuliffe, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990125)
Type
Book chapter