Submitted to: Patent Application
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/16/2005
Publication Date: 8/30/2005
Citation: Briggs, R.E., Tatum, F.M. 2005. Lkta deletion mutant of pasteurella haemolytica. Patent Application. U.S. Patent 6,936,262, issued August 30, 2005.
Technical Abstract: Mutants of Pasteurella haemolytica provide excellent safety and efficacy when used as vaccines in ruminants, for example cattle, sheep and goats, subject to pneumonic pasteurellosis. They can be administered by a variety of routes. Especially preferred is the use in animal feeds. The mutants are not reverting and contain no foreign DNA and no introduced antibiotic resistance genes.