Whole-Genome Sequences of an Abortive Bacillus safensis Strain Isolated from a Mare’s Uterus Academic Article uri icon


  • This is a report of two Bacillus safensis genomes sequenced from separate cultures isolated from the uterus of a 16-year-old Westphalian mare that aborted a dead fetus. This strain represents the first case of a B. safensis-associated equine abortion and the first case of infection caused by this bacterium.

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  • 5.08

author list (cited authors)

  • Little, S. V., Hillhouse, A. E., & Lawhon, S. D.

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  • 0

publication date

  • May 2020