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A case of cutaneous toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans likely acquired from a domestic dog

Othieno, R., Mark, K., Etherson, M., Foster, G., Murray, S., Kalima, P., Fry, N., Cameron, C. & Strachan, J., 3 Jun 2019, In : Access Microbiology. 5 p.

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Corynebacterium
Dogs
Skin
Diphtheria Toxoid
Diphtheria

Clinical, pathological, and laboratory diagnoses of diseases of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), live stranded on the Dutch and adjacent coasts from 2003 to 2016

van Elk, C. E., van de Bildt, M. WG., van Run, P. RWA., Bunskoek, P., Meerbeek, J., Foster, G., Osterhaus, A. DME. & Kuiken, T., 30 Oct 2019, In : Veterinary Research. 50, 17 p., 88.

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Phocoena
Phocoena phocoena
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
disease diagnosis
Aspergillosis

Forensic microbiology reveals that Neisseria animaloris infections in harbour porpoises follow traumatic injuries by grey seals

Foster, G., Whatmore, A. M., Dagleish, M. P., Malnick, H., Gilbert, M. J., Begeman, L., Macgregor, S. K., Davison, N. J., Roest, H. J., Jepson, P., Howie, F., Muchowski, J., Brownlow, A. C., Wagenaar, J. A., Kik, M. JL., Deaville, R., Doeschate, M. T. I. T., Barley, J., Hunter, L. & IJsseldijk, L. L., 11 Oct 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 14338.

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Phocoena
Earless Seals
Neisseria
Microbiology
Bites and Stings
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Streptococcus canis are a single population infecting multiple animal hosts despite the diversity of the universally present M-like protein SCM

Pinho, M. D., Foster, G., Pomba, C., Machado, M. P., Baily, JL., Kuiken, T., Melo-Cristino, J. & Ramirez, M., 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 10 p., 631.

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Streptococcus canis
animals
proteins
genes
virulence
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Mycobacterium avium
paratuberculosis
control methods
rabbits
cattle
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of PCR primers targeting the groEL gene for the specific detection of Streptococcus agalactiae in the context of aquaculture

Leigh, WJ., Zadoks, RN., Jaglarz, A., Costa, JZ., Foster, G. & Thompson, KD., 22 May 2018, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 125, 3, p. 666 - 674 9 p.

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Streptococcus agalactiae
gene targeting
aquaculture
Streptococcus iniae
dairies
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

First isolation of Brucella pinnipedialis and detection of Brucella antibodies from bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus)

Foster, G., Nymo, IH., Kovacs, KM., Beckmen, KB., Brownlow, AC., Baily, JL., Dagleish, MP., Muchowski, J., Perrett, LL., Tryland, M., Lydersen, C., Godfroid, J., McGovern, B. & Whatmore, AM., 22 Mar 2018, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 128, 1, p. 13 - 20 8 p.

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Brucella
antibodies
Chukchi Sea
Bering Sea
marine mammals

Variant O89 O-antigen of E.coli is associated with group 1 capsule loci and multidrug resistance

Harris, S., Piotrowska, MJ., Goldstone, RJ., Qi, R., Foster, G., Dobrindt, U., Madec, J-Y., Valat, C., Rao, FV. & Smith, DGE., 31 Aug 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, AUG, 17 p., 2026.

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O Antigens
Multiple Drug Resistance
Capsules
Escherichia coli
Polysaccharides
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea virus: Biobank and sequence database to support eradication in Scotland

Russell, GC., Grant, DM., Lycett, S., Bachofen, C., Caldow, GL., Burr, PD., Davie, K., Ambrose, N., Gunn, GJ. & Zadoks, RN., 6 Apr 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 18, p. 447 - 452 6 p.

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Untranslated Regions
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
Scotland
Databases
6 Citations (Scopus)

Campylobacter pinnipediorum sp. nov., isolated from pinnipeds, comprising Campylobacter pinnipediorum subsp. pinnipediorum subsp. nov. and Campylobacter pinnipediorum subsp. caledonicus subsp. nov.

Gilbert, MJ., Miller, WG., St. Leger, J., Chapman, MH., Timmerman, AJ., Duim, B., Foster, G. & Wagenaar, JA., 20 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 67, 6, p. 1961 - 1968 8 p.

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new subspecies
Campylobacter
seals
new species
Scotland
6 Citations (Scopus)
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Characterisation of North American Brucella isolates from marine mammals

Whatmore, AM., Dawson, C., Muchowski, J., Perrett, LL., Stubberfield, E., Koylass, M., Foster, G., Davison, NJ., Quance, C., Sidor, IF., Field, CL. & St.Leger, J., 21 Sep 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 9, 0184758.

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Brucella
marine mammals
mammals
Delphinapterus leucas
Phocoenidae
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Exposure of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) to Brucella in declining populations across Scotland

Kershaw, JL., Stubberfield, EJ., Foster, G., Brownlow, A., Hall, AJ. & Perrett, LL., 20 Sep 2017, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 126, 1, p. 13 - 23 11 p.

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Phoca vitulina
Brucella
seals
Scotland
seroprevalence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gamma interferon responses to proteome-determined specific recombinant proteins in cattle experimentally- and naturally-infected with paratuberculosis

Hughes, V., McNair, J., Strain, S., Barry, C., McLuckie, J., Nath, M., Caldow, G. & Stevenson, K., 29 Apr 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 144, p. 244 - 253 10 p.

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paratuberculosis
proteome
interferon-gamma
recombinant proteins
Mycobacterium avium
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic analysis of companion rabbit Staphylococcus aureus

Holmes, MA., Harrison, EM., Fisher, EA., Graham, EM., Parkhill, J., Foster, G. & Paterson, GK., 10 Mar 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 3, p. 5 - 8 4 p.

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Staphylococcus aureus
Rabbits
Infection
Genome
Virulence Factors
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Preliminary survey of lamb losses (black loss) in Highland sheep flocks

Tongue, SC., Pritchard, I., Watson, D. & Hosie, BD., 23 Nov 2016, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 8

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flocks
highlands
lambs
electronic identification
sheep
5 Citations (Scopus)

Salmonella infection in grey seals (Halichoerus grypus), a marine mammal sentinel species: pathogenocity and molecular typing of Salmonella strains compared with human and livestock isolates

Baily, JL., Foster, G., Brown, D., Davison, NJ., Coia, JE., Watson, E., Pizzi, R., Willoughby, K., Hall, AJ. & Dagleish, MP., 4 Feb 2016, In : Environmental Microbiology. 18, 3, p. 1078 - 1087 10 p.

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Halichoerus grypus
marine mammals
salmonellosis
seals
pups
Dolphins
Scotland
Fetus
Dizygotic Twins
Brucella
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Clostridium perfringens type-D enterotoxaemia in cattle: the diagnostic significance of intestinal epsilon toxin

Jones, AL., Dagleish, MP. & Caldow, GL., 1 Oct 2015, In : Veterinary Record. 177, 5, p. 390 - 395 6 p.

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Enterotoxemia
Clostridium perfringens
Gastrointestinal Contents
Brain
Goats
7 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for rapid and sensitive identification of Arcanobacterium pluranimalium

Abdulmawjood, A., Wickhorst, J., Sammra, O., Lammler, C., Foster, G., Wragg, PN., Prenger-Berninghoff, E. & Klein, G., 18 Jun 2015, In : Molecular and Cellular Probes. 29, p. 468 - 472 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arcanobacterium pluranimalium
Arcanobacterium
assays
genes
loop-mediated isothermal amplification
8 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence of land-sea transfer of the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter to a wildlife marine sentinel species

Baily, JL., Meric, G., Bayliss, S., Foster, G., Moss, SE., Watson, E., Pascoe, B., Mikhail, J., Pizzi, R., Goldstone, RJ., Smith, DGE., Willoughby, K., Hall, AJ., Sheppard, SK. & Dagleish, MP., 2015, In : Molecular Ecology. 24, 1, p. 208 - 221 14 p.

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genome
pathogen
breeding population
population genetics
urbanization
3 Citations (Scopus)

Field study of pneumonia in vaccinated cattle associated with incorrect vaccination and Pasteurella multocida infection

Crawshaw, WM. & Caldow, GL., 27 Feb 2015, In : Veterinary Record. 176, 17, p. 434 - 441 8 p.

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Pasteurella multocida
pneumonia
vaccination
vaccines
cattle
5 Citations (Scopus)

First report of Brucella ceti-associated meningoencephalitis in a long-finned pilot whale Globicephala melas

Davison, NJ., Brownlow, A., McGovern, B., Dagleish, MP., Perrett, LL., Dale, E-J., Koylass, M. & Foster, G., 27 Oct 2015, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 116, 3, p. 237 - 241 5 p.

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meningoencephalitis
Brucella
dolphins
whales
Lagenorhynchus
9 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of Brucella ceti from a long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) and a Sowerby's beaked whale (Mesoploden bidens)

Foster, G., Whatmore, AM., Dagleish, MP., Baily, JL., Deaville, R., Davison, NJ., Koylass, MS., Perrett, LL., Stubberfield, EJ., Reid, RJ. & Brownlow, AC., 27 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 51, 4, p. 868 - 871 4 p.

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whale
cetacean
reproductive success
infection
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Novel, host-restricted genotypes of Bordetella bronchiseptica associated with phocine respiratory tract isolates

Register, KB., Ivanov, YV., Harvill, ET., Davison, N. & Foster, G., 1 Mar 2015, In : Microbiology. 161, p. 580 - 592 13 p.

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Bordetella bronchiseptica
respiratory system
seals
North Sea
genotype
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of Arcanobacterium pluranimalium by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry and, as novel target, by sequencing pluranimaliumlysin encoding gene pla

Balbutskaya, A., Sammra, O., Nagib, S., Hijazin, M., Alber, J., Lammler, C., Foster, G., Erhard, M., Wragg, PN., Abdulmawjood, A. & Preneger-Berninghoff, E., 2014, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 168, 2-4, p. 428 - 431 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arcanobacterium
Mass Spectrometry
Lasers
Ribosomal DNA
Genes
13 Citations (Scopus)

Is dolphin morbillivirus virulent for white-beaked dolphins (Lagenorhynchus albirostris)?

van Elk, CE., van de Bildt, MWG., Jauniaux, T., Hiemstra, S., van Run, PRWA., Foster, G., Meerbeek, J., Osterhaus, ADME. & Kuiken, T., 2014, In : Veterinary Pathology. 51, 6, p. 1174 - 1182 9 p.

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Morbillivirus
Dolphins
Morbillivirus Infections
Virulence
Whales
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative study of PCR methods to detect Pasteurella multocida

Adhikary, S., Bisgaard, M., Foster, G., Kiessling, N., Fahlen, A., Olsen, J. & Christensen, H., 1 Oct 2013, In : Berliner und Munchener Tierarztliche Wochenschrift. 126, 9-10, p. 415-422 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pasteurella multocida
Bisgaard taxa
Polymerase Chain Reaction
ribosomal RNA
Regulator Genes
8 Citations (Scopus)

High prevalence of paratuberculosis in rabbits is associated with difficulties in controlling the disease in cattle

Shaughnessy, LJ., Smith, LA., Evans, J., Anderson, D., Caldow, G., Marion, G., Low, JC. & Hutchings, MR., 2013, In : Veterinary Journal. 198, 1, p. 267 - 270 4 p.

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cattle diseases
paratuberculosis
rabbits
Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis
farms
105 Citations (Scopus)
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Human Streptococcus agalactiae strains in aquatic mammals and fish

Delannoy, CMJ., Crumlish, M., Fontaine, MC., Pollock, J., Foster, G., Dagleish, MP., Turnbull, JF. & Zadoks, RN., 2013, In : BMC Microbiology. 13, p. 6 - 5

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Streptococcus agalactiae
Mammals
Fishes
Zoonoses
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Infection due to Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium in a free-ranging common seal (Phoca vitulina) in Scotland

Foster, G., Stevenson, K., Reid, RJ., Barley, JP., Baily, JL., Harris, RN. & Dagleish, MP., 2013, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 49, 3, p. 732 - 734 3 p.

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Phoca
Mycobacterium avium
Scotland
Liver
Mycobacterium
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)

Indications for both host-specific and introduced genotypes of Staphylococcus aureus in marine mammals

van Elk, CE., Boelens, HAM., van Belkum, A., Foster, G. & Kuiken, T., 2012, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 156, p. 343 - 346 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Staphylococcus aureus
Mammals
Genotype
Phocoena
Earless Seals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of Actinomyces hyovaginalis from sheep and comparison with isolates obtained from pigs

Foster, G., Wragg, P., Koylass, MS., Whatmore, AM. & Hoyles, L., 2012, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 157, p. 471 - 475 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actinomyces hyovaginalis
sheep
swine
Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis
erythritol
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis infection in a captive-bred Kiang (Equus kiang)

Dagleish, MP., Stevenson, K., Foster, G., McLuckie, J., Sellar, M., Harley, J., Evans, J. & Brownlow, A., 2012, In : Journal of Comparative Pathology. 146, p. 372 - 377 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium
Infection
Lymphadenitis
Mycobacterium bovis
Crohn Disease
15 Citations (Scopus)

Phenotypic characterisation and 16S rRNA sequence analysis of veterinary isolates of Streptococcus pluranimalium

Twomey, DF., Carson, T., Foster, G., Koylass, MS. & Whatmore, AM., 2012, In : Veterinary Journal. 192, p. 236 - 238 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptococcus pluranimalium
Aerococcus urinae
Streptococcus acidominimus
sequence analysis
ribosomal RNA
2 Citations (Scopus)

Population genetic structure of 4,12:a:- Salmonella enterica strains from Harbor porpoises

Haase, JK., Brown, DJ., Weill, F., Mather, H., Foster, G., Brisse, S., Wain, J. & Achtman, M., 2012, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78, p. 8829 - 8833 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phocoena
Salmonella enterica
Genetic Structures
Population Genetics
Porpoises

The newly described mecA homologue, mecALGA251, is present in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolatesfrom a diverse range of host species

Paterson, GK., Larsen, AR., Robb, A., Edwards, GE., Pennycott, TW., Foster, G., Mot, D., Hermans, K., Baert, K., Peacock, SJ., Parkhill, J., Zadoks, RN. & Holmes, MA., 2012, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 67, p. 2809 - 2813 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linezolid
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Epidemiology
Mupirocin
Fusidic Acid
2011
3 Citations (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium haemolyticum in a badger (Meles meles)

Wragg, PN., Strugnell, BW., Whatmore, AM. & Foster, G., 2011, In : Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. p. 1234 - 1235 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arcanobacterium haemolyticum
Meles meles
badgers
abscess
zoonoses
9 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Mycoplasma species isolated from harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) and a sowerby's beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens) stranded in Scottish waters

Foster, G., McAuliffe, L., Dagleish, MP., Barley, J., Howie, F., Nicholas, RAJ. & Ayling, RD., 2011, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 47(1), p. 206 - 211 6 p.

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Bidens
Phocoena phocoena
Mycoplasma
Mycoplasma phocicerebrale
lungs
19 Citations (Scopus)

Proposal of Bisgaardia hudsonensis gen. nov., sp. nov. and an additional genomospecies, isolated from seals, as new members of the family Pasteurellaceae.

Foster, G., Higgins, R., Leclair, D., Korczak, BM., Mikaelian, I., Patterson, IAP. & Kuhnert, P., 2011, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 61, p. 3016 - 3022 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pasteurellaceae
seals
new species
phylogeny
bacteria
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Phoca
Earless Seals
Mycoplasma
Bacteria
Wounds and Injuries
2010
12 Citations (Scopus)

Salmonellosis in garden birds in Scotland, 1995 to 2008: geographic region, Salmonella enterica phage type and bird species.

Pennycott, TW., Mather, H., Bennett, G. & Foster, G., 3 Apr 2010, In : The Veterinary Record. 166, p. 419-421 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salmonella Phages
Salmonella enterica
Salmonella Infections
Scotland
salmonellosis
2 Citations (Scopus)

The first report of disease in a basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

Dagleish, MP., Baily, JL., Foster, G., Reid, RJ. & Barley, J., 2010, In : Journal of Comparative Pathology. 143, 4, p. 284 - 288 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Sharks
Meningoencephalitis
Myocarditis
Scotland
Dermatitis
8 Citations (Scopus)

Use of citrate adonitol agar as a selective medium for the isolation of Escherichia fergusonii from a captive reindeer herd

Foster, G., Evans, J., Tryland, M., Hollamby, S., MacArthur, I., Gordon, E., Harley, J. & Voigt, K., 2010, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 144, p. 484 - 486 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia fergusonii
reindeer
selective media
citrates
agar
2009
4 Citations (Scopus)

Black disease in a forest reindeer (Rangifer tarandus fennicus)

Voigt, K., Dagleish, MP., Finlayson, J., Beresford, G. & Foster, G., 2009, In : The Veterinary Record. p. 355 - 356 2 p.

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84 Citations (Scopus)

MLVA-16 typing of 295 marine mammal Brucella isolates from different animal and geographic origins identifies 7 major groups within Brucella ceti and Brucella pinnipedialis

Foster, G., Maquart, M., Le Fleche, P., Tryland, M., Ramisse, F., Djonne, B., Al Dahouk, S., Jacques, I., Neubauer, H., Walravens, K., Godfroid, J., Cloeckaert, A. & Vergnaud, G., 2009, In : BMC Microbiology. 9, p. 3 - 6 4 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal and spatial patterns of bovine Escherichia coli O157 prevalence and comparison of temporal changes in the patterns of phage types associated with bovine shedding and human E. coli O157 cases in Scotland between 1998-2000 and 2002-2004

Pearce, MC., Chase-Topping, ME., McKendrick, IJ., Mellor, DJ., Locking, ME., Allison, L., Ternent, HE., Matthews, L., Knight, HI., Smith, AW., Synge, BA., Reilly, W., Low, JC., Reid, SWJ., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2009, In : BMC Microbiology. 9, p. 276 - 289 14 p.

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2008
25 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding for resistance to footrot - the use of hoof lesion scoring to quantify footrot in sheep

Conington, JE., Hosie, BD., Nieuwhof, GJ. & Bishop, SC., 2008, In : Veterinary Research Communications. p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Open Access
21 Citations (Scopus)

Brucella ceti associated pathology in the testicle of a harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)

Dagleish, MP., Barley, J., Finlayson, J., Reid, RJ. & Foster, G., 2008, In : Journal of Comparative Pathology. 139, 1, p. 54 - 59 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Phocoena
Brucella
Testis
Pathology
Brucellosis