AVM volume 8, issue 1, P59-66 2016 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v8i1.107 View full text
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Dubravka Milanov, Maja Velhner, Ljiljana Suvajdžić, Jovan Bojkovski

Abstract: Corynebacterium renale is a common inhabitant of the the vulva, vagina and prepuce of apparently normal cattle, but also an opportunistic pathogen and the cause of cystitis and purulent pyelonephritis in cows. In this paper, we show the isolation of C. renale from the urine of cows with clinical cystitis, colonial, microscopic and biochemical characteristics of the isolates, relevant data on virulence factors, clinical manifestations of diseaseand basic principles of therapy.