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Helcococcus ovis isolated from a pulmonary abscess in a horse
Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2004)
  • C M Rothschild
  • J L Oakes
  • J K Schaupp
  • F R Rurangirwa
  • D C Sellon
  • Melissa T. Hines, Washington State University
Abstract

Helcococcus ovis, a recently described organism cultured from sheep, was isolated in pure culture from a pulmonary abscess in a horse. This is the first report of this organism in horses and the first report in veterinary medicine to clearly demonstrate a pathogenic role for this organism.

Publication Date
2004
Citation Information
C M Rothschild, J L Oakes, J K Schaupp, F R Rurangirwa, et al.. "Helcococcus ovis isolated from a pulmonary abscess in a horse" Journal of Clinical Microbiology Vol. 42 Iss. 5 (2004)
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