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GRESSLER, Letícia Trevisan et al. Campylobacter fetus subspecies fetus: abortion and stillbirths in sheep. Cienc. Rural [online]. 2012, vol.42, n.4, pp. 697-700. ISSN 0103-8478. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-84782012000400020.
The bacteria of genus Campylobacter spp, is commonly involved in outbreaks of ovine abortion in many countries. In Brazil, until now, there has been no report on the occurrence of abortion in sheep caused by C. fetus subsp. fetus. In this paper, we report the detection this bacteria in ovine fetuses naturally infected. Thus, alert for possible cases of abortion in sheep caused by C. fetus subsp. fetus.
Keywords : abortion; Campylobacter fetus subesp. fetus; ovine; PCR.