Mycobacterium bovis


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Related to Mycobacterium bovis: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium

My·co·bac·te·ri·um bo·'vis

a bacterial species that is the primary cause of tuberculosis in cattle; transmissible to humans and other animals, causing tuberculosis.
Synonym(s): tubercle bacillus (2)

Mycobacterium bovis

A mycobacterium that causes a TB-like infection in cows; before pasteurization was common, M bovis spread to humans via contaminated milk

My·co·bac·te·ri·um bo·vis

(mī'kō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm bō'vis)
A bacterial species that is the primary cause of tuberculosis in cattle; transmissible to humans and other animals, causing tuberculosis.
Synonym(s): tubercle bacillus (2) .
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Prevalence of Mycobacterium bovis skin positivity and associated risk factors in cattle from Western Uganda.
Evaluation of gamma interferon release assays using Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens for diagnosis of latent and active tuberculosis in Mycobacterium bovis BCG-vaccinated populations.
Howard, "The effect of repeated tuberculin skin testing of cattle on immune responses and disease following experimental infection with Mycobacterium bovis," Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, vol.
Zoonotic aspects of Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex (MAC).
Intracellular survival of Brucella abortus, Mycobacterium bovis BCG, Salmonella dublin, and Salmonella typhimurium inmacrophages from cattle genetically resistant to Brucella abortus.
As a result, after 30 min in a culture with Mycobacterium bovis inside the semiliquid DIR nutrient medium a diffused staining of culture in purple color was detected (Figure 6).
Treatment of Mycobacterium bovis infected tuberculosis patients: San Diego County, California, United States, 1994-2003.
Amsterdam, "Mycobacterium bovis BCG causing vertebral osteomyelitis (Pott's disease) following intravesical BCG therapy," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Coad et al., "Minimum infective dose of Mycobacterium bovis in cattle," Infection and Immunity, vol.
Molecular findings and approaches spotlighting Mycobacterium bovis persistence in cattle.
Direct detection and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis in bovine samples by a novel nested PCR assay: correlation with conventional techniques.
It is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium bovis (M bovis), which can also infect and cause TB in badgers, deer, goats, pigs, camelids (llamas and alpacas), dogs and cats, as well as many other mammals, Zoonotic tuberculosis is an important public health concern worldwide, especially in developing countries, because of deficiencies in preventive and/or control measures.

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