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Contagious Agalactia

Contagious agalactia is a mycoplasmal disease of sheep and goats that can cause mastitis, polyarthritis, and keratoconjunctivitis.

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Disease Agents

  • Mycoplasma agalactiae
  • Mycoplasma capricolum
  • Mycoplasma capricolum
  • Mycoplasma putrefaciens

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