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Update Date: [2022-09-23]

Publication STUDIES ON BOVINE MYCOPLASMOSIS IN TAIWAN:ⅠIsolation and Identification of Mycoplasmatales


AHRI report No.20


Stuides on bovine mycoplasmosis in Taiwan:ⅠIsolation and Identification of Mycoplasmatales


1.Taiwan Animal Hlth Research lnstitnt
2.Dertnnt of Vealnary Mdicine, National University
3.(luncil for Agricultiral Planning and Development, Ex&utiw Yuan


Jei-fu Su', Suh-jen Chen', Shuh-jyi Liaw', Jian-cherg Cheng', Tzu-huey Fuh', Cheng-I Liu', Pan-chin Lin' 


A total of 290 nasal swabs were sampled from calves, healthy or with signs of chronic respiratory distress, age between 2 to 6 months old, distributed to different daily farms from 13 districts of Taiwan. Of which, 102 strains belonged to mycoplasmatales were isolated (isolation rate: 35.17%) and identified, biochemically and serologically, as follows: 
Mycoplasma bovirhinis 35 (strains)

M. group 7 19 
M. dispar 12 
M. alkalescens 2
Acholeplasma laidlawii 21
A. moodicum 13 Besides, 4 unidentified strains of mycoplasma sp. were also isolated from the conju-nctiva! discharge of 22 cows with infectious bovine kerato-conjunctivitis-likelesions. 


mycoplasmosis ; BOVINE MYCOPLASMOSIS ; hicdiemical


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