actinobacillus equuli

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative bacteria in the genus ACTINOBACILLUS, which is pathogenic for HORSES and PIGS.

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  1. Aalbaek B, Ostergaard S, Buhl R, Jensen H, Christensen H, Bisgaard M. Actinobacillus equuli subsp. equuli associated with equine valvular endocarditis. APMIS. 2007;115:1437-42 pubmed publisher
    ..equuli subsp. equuli and equine endocarditis. Furthermore, new information on some phenotypical characteristics of this subspecies is reported, compared to previous findings...
  2. Castagnetti C, Rossi M, Parmeggiani F, Zanoni R, Pirrone A, Mariella J. Facial cellulitis due to Actinobacillus equuli infection in a neonatal foal. Vet Rec. 2008;162:347-9 pubmed
  3. Ramos Vara J, Wu C, Mitsui I, Lin T, Miller M. Metritis, valvular endocarditis, and septicemia by Actinobacillus equuli in a gilt in the United States. Vet Pathol. 2008;45:495-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Gram-negative coccobacillary organisms present in the valvular lesions were characterized as Actinobacillus equuli by using polymerase chain reaction examination on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues (FFPE). A...
  4. Thompson A, Postey R, Snider T, Pasma T. Actinobacillus equuli as a primary pathogen in breeding sows and piglets. Can Vet J. 2010;51:1223-5 pubmed
    ..sows in 2 months on a 3000 sow farrow-to-isowean operation in Manitoba was attributed to infection with Actinobacillus equuli. This pathogen commonly infects foals, and is rarely reported in swine...
  5. Frey J. The role of RTX toxins in host specificity of animal pathogenic Pasteurellaceae. Vet Microbiol. 2011;153:51-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Pasteurellaceae family, Actinobacillus suis, a porcine pathogen particularly affecting suckling pigs, and Actinobacillus equuli subsp...
  6. Berthoud H, Frey J, Sternberg S, Straub R, Kuhnert P. Antibodies to Aqx toxin of Actinobacillus equuli in horses and foals. Vet Rec. 2004;155:231-3 pubmed
    b>Actinobacillus equuli is found in the normal oral flora of horses, but has been associated with several diseases, and particularly with the usually fatal septicaemia in neonatal foals which is thought to be associated with a failure of ..
  7. Moyaert H, Decostere A, Baele M, Hermans K, Tavernier P, Chiers K, et al. An unusual Actinobacillus equuli strain isolated from a rabbit with Tyzzer's disease. Vet Microbiol. 2007;124:184-6 pubmed
    b>Actinobacillus equuli was isolated in pure culture from the liver and lungs of an adult rabbit with Tyzzer's disease (Clostridium piliforme)...
  8. Holyoak G, Smith C, Boyette R, Montelongo M, Wray J, Ayalew S, et al. Serum antibodies in mares and foals to Actinobacillus equuli whole cells, outer membrane proteins, and Aqx toxin. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2007;118:310-6 pubmed
    b>Actinobacillus equuli is carried in the alimentary tract of mares and can cause severe septicemia of neonatal foals. A hemolytic subspecies, A. equuli subsp. haemolyticus, and a non-hemolytic subspecies, A. equuli subsp...
  9. Pusterla N, Jones M, Mohr F, Higgins J, Mapes S, Jang S, et al. Fatal pulmonary hemorrhage associated with RTX toxin producing Actinobacillus equuli subspecies haemolyticus infection in an adult horse. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2008;20:118-21 pubmed
    ..b>Actinobacillus equuli subsp...

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  1. Skaggs J, Reed Holyoak G, Montelongo M, Ayalew S, Confer A. Serum antibody responses in horses and mice following immunization with Actinobacillus equuli outer membrane proteins and recombinant Aqx toxin. Vet J. 2011;190:e91-4 pubmed publisher
    ..natural exposure) and mares (with naturally acquired antibodies) was determined following vaccination with Actinobacillus equuli outer membrane proteins (OMPs) and/or recombinant A. equuli toxin (rAqx)...
  2. Schröttner P, Schultz J, Rudolph W, Gunzer F, Thürmer A, Fitze G, et al. Actinobacillus equuli ssp. haemolyticus in a semi-occlusively treated horse bite wound in a 2-year-old girl. Ger Med Sci. 2013;11:Doc14 pubmed publisher
    We report on the isolation of Actinobacillus equuli ssp...