Faecal shedding of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica determined by qPCR for yst virulence gene is associated with reduced live weight but not diarrhoea in prime lambs
Caroline Jacobson, Rongchang Yang, Andrew Williams, Graham E Gardner, Ian Carmichael, Angus JD Campbell, Una Ryan
Preventive Veterinary Medicine | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2018
Awarded by Meat and Livestock Australia
This study was funded by Meat and Livestock Australia (B.AHE.0027) and Australian Wool Innovation Limited. We thank Johann Schroder for helpful feedback on the manuscript. We thank the participating farmers for their support and for providing access to their sheep and facilities, and Justin Hoad for providing faecal samples from NSW. Samples from the WA farms were collected and DNA extracted by Joshua Sweeny. We thank Josephine Ng-Hublin for DNA extraction of faecal samples collected from the eastern states.