Location: Infectious Bacterial Diseases ResearchTitle: Genome sequences of Escherichia coli strains that cause persistent and transient mastitis
|HOLMAN, DEVIN - US Department Of Agriculture (USDA)|
Submitted to: Genome Announcements
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/3/2017
Publication Date: 8/24/2017
Citation: Thacker, T.C., Lippolis, J.D., Brunelle, B.W., Casey, T., Reinhardt, T.A., Sacco, R.E., Holman, D.B. 2017. Genome sequences of Escherichia coli strains that cause persistent and transient mastitis. Genome Announcements. 5(34):e00775-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00775-17.
Interpretive Summary: DNA from two strains of the bacteria Escherichia coli that cause mastitis in dairy cattle were sequenced. One strain is known to cause a short infection while the other causes a persistent infection. Sequencing these bacteria is the first step in understanding there molecular mechanisms that cause these different type of infections.
Technical Abstract: The genomes of two strains of Escherichia coli that cause bovine mastitis were sequenced. These strains are known to be associated with persistent and transient mastitis: strain ECA-B causes a transient infection, and ECC-M leads to a persistent infection.