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Vet Microbiol. 2009 Sep 18;138(3-4):394-400. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.04.018. Epub 2009 Apr 19.

Phylogentic analysis of Anaplasma ovis strains isolated from sheep and goats using groEL and mps4 genes.

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WHO Collaborating Center, University of Crete, Heraklion-Crete, Greece. annapsa@med.uoc.gr

Abstract

Evidence of Anaplasma spp. in goats and sheep in Cyprus has been demonstrated by previous research. Herein, further research was performed for the identification of the exact Anaplasma spp. resulting in the identification of Anaplasma ovis strains in all samples examined. We used a bioinformatics as well as a molecular approach (study of groEl and mps4 genes) in order to verify the validity of the results. All samples depicted the presence of A. ovis regardless of the host (goat or sheep).

PMID:
19443140
DOI:
10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.04.018
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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