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EEDA Textbook References: Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia

Arif A, Schulz J, Thiaucourt F, Taha A, Hammer S. Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia outbreak in captive wild ungulates at Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation, State of Qatar. J Zoo Wildl Med. 2007;38:93-6.

Bölske G, Johansson KE, Heinonen R, Panvuga PA, Twinamasiko E. Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia in Uganda and isolation of Mycoplasma capricolum subspecies capripneumoniae from goats and sheep. Vet Rec. 1995;137:594.

Garner G, Saville P, Fediaevsky A. Manual for the recognition of exotic diseases of livestock: A reference guide for animal health staff [online]. Food and Agriculture Or-ganization of the United Nations [FAO]; 2003. B155 – Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia. Available at: Accessed 19 Jun 2008.

Hernandez L, Lopez J, St-Jacques M, Ontiveros L, Acosta J, Handel K. Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. capri associated with goat respiratory disease and high flock mortality. Can Vet J. 2006;47:366-9.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2006. Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia. Available at: Accessed 19 Jun 2008.

Kokotovic B, Bolske G, Ahrens P, Johansson K-E. Genomic variations of Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae detected by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2000;184:63-68.

Litamoi JK, Wanyangu SW, Simam PK. Isolation of Mycoplasma biotype F38 from sheep in Kenya. Trop Anim Health Prod. 1990;22:260-2.

Lorenzon S, Wesonga H, Ygesu L, Tekleghiorgis T, Maikano Y, Angaya M, Hendrikx P, Thiaucourt F. Genetic evolution of Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae strains and molecular epidemiology of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia by sequencing of locus H2. Vet Microbiol. 2002;85:111-23.

MacOwan KJ, Minnette JE. The role of Mycoplasma strain F38 in contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) in Kenya. Vet Rec. 1977;101:380-381.

March JB, Harrison JC, Borich SM. Humoral immune responses following experimental infection of goats with Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae. Vet Microbiol. 2002;84:29-45.

Mare CJ. Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia. In: Foreign animal diseases. Richmond, VA: United States Animal Health Association, 1998. Available at: Accessed 19 Jun 2008.

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;57:2247-58.

Nicholas RAJ. Improvements in the diagnosis and control of diseases of small ruminants caused by mycoplasmas. Small Rumin Res. 2002;45:145–149.

Pettersson B, Bölske G, Thiaucourt F, Uhlén M, Johansson KE. Molecular evolution of Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae strains, based on polymorphisms in the 16S rRNA genes. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:2350-8.

Shiferaw G, Tariku S, Ayelet G, Abebe Z. Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia and Mannheimia haemolytica-associated acute respiratory disease of goats and sheep in Afar Region, Ethiopia. Rev Sci Tech. 2006;25:1153-63.

Wesonga HO, Bölske G, Thiaucourt F, Wanjohi C, Lindberg R. Experimental contagious caprine pleuropneumonia: a long term study on the course of infection and pathology in a flock of goats infected with Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae. Acta Vet Scand. 2004;45:167-79.

Wesonga HO, Litamoi JK, Kagumba M, Wakhusama E. Relationship between clinical signs and early lesions of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia caused by Mycoplasma strain F38. Small Rumin Res. 1993;10:45-54.

World Organization for Animal Health [OIE]. Manual of diagnostic tests and vaccines for terrestrial animals [online]. Paris: OIE; 2004. Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia.Available at: Accessed 19 Jun 2008.

Woubit S, Lorenzon S, Peyraud A, Manso-Silván L, Thiaucourt F. A specific PCR for the identification of Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae, the causative agent of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP). Vet Microbiol. 2004;104:125-32.