Mycoplasma diseases of ruminants by Robin Nicholas

By Robin Nicholas

Mycoplasmas are the smallest of free-living organisms and are intermediate among viruses and micro organism. Many species thrive as parasites in animal (including human) hosts. This ebook is predicated on complaints of a convention held in Palermo, Italy. It studies one of the most vital mycoplasma illnesses of sheep, goats and farm animals together with contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, contagious agalactia and calf pneumonia, that are indexed via the OIE due to their monetary implications.

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