Identification of unusual Chlamydia pecorum genotypes in Victorian koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) and clinical variables associated with infection
Alistair R Legione, Jade LS Patterson, Pam L Whiteley, Jemima Amery-Gale, Michael Lynch, Leesa Haynes, James R Gilkerson, Adam Polkinghorne, Joanne M Devlin, Fiona M Sansom
Journal of Medical Microbiology | SOC GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY | Published : 2016
The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance with collection of samples and clinical information by staff and students of the University of Melbourne, Wildlife Health Surveillance Victoria, Zoos Victoria, Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, and Parks Victoria. We also thank Mark Stevenson for advice and assistance with statistics. A. L. is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award. Funding was provided for this research by the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment, the Vizard Foundation and the Albert George and Nancy Caroline Youngman Trust.