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Listeriosis in Angora goats in Missouri - article

Posted by GoatWorld on November 19, 2001 at 05:07:07:

LISTERIOSIS IN ANGORA GOATS IN MISSOURI
Author(s):

JOHNSON G C
MADDOX C
FALES W
WOLFF W A
RANDLE R
RAMOS J A
SCHWARTZ H
HEISE K
BAETZ ALBERT L
WESLEY IRENE V


Interpretive Summary:

Infection of goats with Listeria monocytogenes causes abortion of fetuses and sometimes death of the animal if the infection reaches the brain. This causes economic loss for the farmer raising goats. To better understand the spread of the disease in Missouri, 17 cases were examined where Listeriosis was diagnosed. We found that Angora goats were the most susceptible breed, and that goats eating a woody browse were also more susceptible to infection. Being aware of the risk factors for infection, should allow the goat rancher to control the disease more adequately.


Keywords:

listeria campylobacter yersinia aeromonas arcobacter helicobacter nucleic acid probes pcr foodborne bacterial pathogens multiple site pig production


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AMES
IA 50010
FAX: 515-239-8458



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