Isolation of a previously undescribed rickettsia from an aborted bovine fetus. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • A previously undescribed obligate intracellular bacterium was isolated from an aborted bovine fetus. The organism was resistant to penicillin, replicated within cytoplasmic vacuoles, exhibited structural characteristics compatible with the rickettsias, and shared antigenic determinants with Cowdria ruminantium.

author list (cited authors)

  • Dilbeck, P. M., Evermann, J. F., Crawford, T. B., Ward, A. C., Leathers, C. W., Holland, C. J., ... McGuire, T. C.

publication date

  • January 1, 1990 11:11 AM