An Experimental Model of Campylobacter fetus fetus Induced Abortion in Sheep
Campylobacter infection is the third most common cause of abortion in ewes in the United Kingdom7, where it is confirmed in approximately 8% of diagnosed abortions. C. fetus fetus is isolated from about 80% of Campylobacter abortions while C. jejuni and C. coli are isolated from the remainder2,6 demonstrated that 6 out of 7 isolates of C. fetus isolated from ovine gall bladders were abortifacient in pregnant ewes.
KeywordsSubcutaneous Route Oral Inoculation Subcutaneous Inoculation Selective Agar Plate Pregnant Sheep
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