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EEDA Textbook References: Contagious Agalactia

Cokrevski S, Crcev D, Loria GR, Nicholas RA. Outbreaks of contagious agalactia in small ruminants in the Republic of Macedonia. Vet Rec. 2001;148(21):667.

Euzéby JP. List of prokaryotic names with standing in nomenclature - Genus Mycoplasma [online]. Available at: Accessed 25 May 2009.

Gil MC, Peña FJ, Hermoso De Mendoza J, Gomez L. Genital lesions in an outbreak of caprine contagious agalactia caused by Mycoplasma agalactiae and Mycoplasma putrefaciens. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 2003;50(10):484-7.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2006. Contagious agalactia. Available at: Accessed 12 May 2009.

Manso-Silván L, Perrier X, Thiaucourt F. Phylogeny of the Mycoplasma mycoides cluster based on analysis of five conserved protein-coding sequences and possible implications for the taxonomy of the group. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57(Pt 10):2247-58.

McAuliffe L, Ellis RJ, Miles K, Ayling RD, Nicholas RA. Biofilm formation by mycoplasma species and its role in environmental persistence and survival. Microbiology. 2006;152(Pt 4):913-22.

McElwain T, Rurangirwa F.  Contagious agalactia of sheep and goats. In: Foreign animal diseases. 7th ed. Richmond, VA:United States Animal Health Association; 2008; p. 207-212.

Nicolas MM, Stalis IH, Clippinger TL, Busch M, Nordhausen R, Maalouf G, Schrenzel MD. Systemic disease in Vaal rhebok (Pelea capreolus) caused by mycoplasmas in the mycoides cluster. J Clin Microbiol. 2005;43(3):1330-40.

Peyraud A, Woubit S, Poveda JB, De la Fe C, Mercier P, Thiaucourt F. A specific PCR for the detection of Mycoplasma putrefaciens, one of the agents of the contagious agalactia syndrome of goats. Mol Cell Probes. 2003;17(6):289-94.

Verbisck-Bucker G, González-Candela M, Galián J, Cubero-Pablo MJ, Martín-Atance P, León-Vizcaíno L. Epidemiology of Mycoplasma agalactiae infection in free-ranging Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica) in Andalusia, southern Spain. J Wildl Dis. 2008;44(2):369-80.

World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). Manual of diagnostic tests and vaccines for terrestrial animals [online]. Paris: OIE; 2008. Contagious agalactia. Available at: Accessed 29 Apr 2009.