AVM volume 2, issue 2, P17-25 2009 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v2i2.215 View full text
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Živoslav Grgić, Branka Vidić, Sara Savić, Aleksandar Milovanović

Abstract: Brucella ovis is caused by clinically manifested disease named ram epididimytis. The causative agent is a gram-negative coccobacillus or short rod, facultative intracellular pathogen. The diseases is characterized by genital lesions manifested in a form of epididimytis and plecentitis in sheep, but the in fection may also be subclinical. The consequences of this disease are reduced fertility in rams, frequent abortions in sheep and in creased perinatal mortality. Most of ten the infection enters into a flock t…

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