Isolation of Mannheimia (Pasteurella) haemolytica serotypes A2 and A12 from clinically ill and dead chickens: a case report

  • JF Antiabong National Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Nigeria
  • ES Haruna National Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Nigeria
  • J Owolodun National Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Nigeria
  • B Yakubu National Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Nigeria
  • MO Odugbo National Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Nigeria
  • I Suleiman National Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Nigeria
  • S Ekundayo National Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Nigeria
  • P Dalyop National Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Nigeria

Abstract

Mannheimia (Pasteurella) haemolytica serotypes A2 and A12 were isolated in a poultry flock of laying birds in Vom, plateau State,Nigeria. The gross pathology at postmortem was similar to those of fowl cholera. This is the first reported case of these serotypes in Nigeria.

Keywords: Mannheimia haemolytica, isolation, chicken

Tropical Veterinarian Vol. 23(2) 2005: 61-64
Published
2006-03-08
Section
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