Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira
versão impressa ISSN 0100-736X
ALVES, T.M.; STYNEN, A.P.R.; MIRANDA, K.L. e LAGE, A.P.. Bovine genital campylobacteriosis and bovine genital trichomonosis: epidemiology, diagnosis and control. Pesq. Vet. Bras. [online]. 2011, vol.31, n.4, pp. 336-344. ISSN 0100-736X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-736X2011000400011.
The present update deals with two of the most important sexually transmitted diseases of cattle: bovine genital campylobacteriosis and bovine genital trichomonosis. Epidemiological aspects, mainly their distribution in Brazil, alongside with their diagnosis in cattle are presented and commented. The main points in their diagnoses, including the description of the techniques and the interpretation of the results are also reviewed. Finally the control and prevention of both diseases are discussed.
Palavras-chave : Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis; Tritrichomonas foetus; bovine genital campylobacteriosis; repeat breeding; abortion; vaccine.