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Agricultural Research Service

Title: Genome sequences of mannheimia haemolytica serotype A2: ovine and bovine isolates)

item Lawrence, Paulraj
item Kittichotirat, Weerayuth
item Bumgarner, R
item Mcdermott, J
item Herndon, David
item Knowles, Donald - Don
item Srikumaran, S

Submitted to: Journal of Bacteriology
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/25/2009
Publication Date: 2/1/2010
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Citation: Lawrence, P.K., Kittichotirat, W., Bumgarner, R.E., Mcdermott, J.E., Herndon, D.R., Knowles Jr, D.P., Srikumaran, S. 2010. Genome sequences of mannheimia haemolytica serotype A2: ovine and bovine isolates. Journal of Bacteriology. 192(4):1167-8.

Interpretive Summary: Pneumonia of bighorn sheep is a population limiting disease. The bacterium Mannheimia haemolytica has been shown to be one of the pathogens associated with pneumonia in bighorn sheep. Methods to stimulate immunity against M. Haemolytica in bighorn sheep are being sought. The complete genomic sequence of a pneumonia causing serotype A2 provides necessary information for vaccine design.

Technical Abstract: This report describes the genome sequences of Mannheimia haemolytica, serotype A2 isolated from pneumonic lungs of two different ruminant species, one from Ovis aries, designated as Ovine (O) and the other from Bos taurus, designated as Bovine (B).

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