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GONCALVES, Luciana Aramuni et al. First report in Brazil of bovine necrotic mastitis due to Clostridium perfringens type A. Cienc. Rural [online]. 2006, vol.36, n.4, pp. 1331-1333. ISSN 0103-8478. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-84782006000400049.
This report describes a case of bovine mastitis due to Clostridium perfringens type A for first time in Brazil. The unical case showed necrosis of papilla mammary and ventral portion of the affected quarter. The microorganism was isolated in pure culture and identified as type A by PCR from milk of the affected mammary quarter.
Keywords : Clostridium perfringens type A; necrotic mastitis; bovine.