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Title: Isolation Of Mycoplasma-Mycoides, Mycoides (Lc Variant), From 2 Naturally Aborted Caprine Fetuses
Authors: Rodríguez Jorge, José Ignacio 
Espinosa De Los Monteros Y Zayas, Antonio 
Herráez Thomas, Pedro Manuel 
Poveda Guerrero, José Bismarck 
Fernández Rodríguez, Antonio Jesús 
Keywords: Subsp Mycoides
Outbreak, et al
Issue Date: 1995
Publisher: 0093-691X
Journal: Theriogenology 
Abstract: Described in this study are 2 cases of caprine abortion associated with the LC type of Mycoplasma mycoides, subsp. mycoides. This mycoplasma and Mycoplasma mycoides, subsp. capri had been previously reported in adult goats in this herd. The abortion took place in the latter part of gestation. Samples from heart blood, lung and pleural exudate were collected for the isolation of mycoplasmas and other bacterials in both fetuses. Two strains of Mycoplasma mycoides, subsp. mycoides (LC variant) were isolated. The only gross lesion of the internal organs in the aborted fetuses was congestion of the lungs. Microscopic lesions were encountered in the lungs, and these were characterized by patchy to diffuse pneumonia. Exfoliated cells, many alveolar macrophages, scattered neutrophils and lymphocytes were seen in the lumen of the terminal airways and alveolar spaces. This report appears to be the first isolation of Mycoplasma mycoides, subsp. mycoides (LC variant) from aborted caprine fetuses.
ISSN: 0093-691X
Source: Theriogenology[ISSN 0093-691X],v. 44 (7), p. 1003-1009
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