Use of a polymerase chain reaction assay to study response to oxytetracycline treatment in experimental Candidatus Mycoplasma haemolamae infection in alpacas.

TitleUse of a polymerase chain reaction assay to study response to oxytetracycline treatment in experimental Candidatus Mycoplasma haemolamae infection in alpacas.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsTornquist SJ, Boeder L, Cebra CK, Messick J
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume70
Issue9
Pagination1102-7
Date Published2009 Sep
ISSN0002-9645
KeywordsAnimals, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Bacteremia, Camelids, New World, Carrier State, DNA Primers, DNA, Bacterial, Mycoplasma, Mycoplasma Infections, Oxytetracycline, Polymerase Chain Reaction
Abstract

To develop a PCR assay for Candidatus Mycoplasma haemolamae (CMhl) infection in alpacas and use it to study the efficacy of oxytetracycline treatment and development of a subclinical carrier state.

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalAm. J. Vet. Res.