Tropical Veterinarian

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

JF Antiabong, ES Haruna, J Owolodun, B Yakubu, MO Odugbo, I Suleiman, S Ekundayo, P Dalyop


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
AJOL African Journals Online