Chlamydia pecorum Infection in Free-ranging Koalas ( Phascolarctos cinereus ) on French Island, Victoria, Australia.

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Journal Article

We detected Chlamydia pecorum in two koalas ( Phascolarctos cinereus ) from a closed island population in Victoria, Australia, previously free of Chlamydia infection. The ompA and multilocus sequence type were most closely related to published isolates of livestock rather than koala origin, suggesting potential cross-species transmission of C. pecorum .

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Cited Authors

  • Legione, AR; Amery-Gale, J; Lynch, M; Haynes, L; Gilkerson, JR; Sansom, FM; Devlin, JM

Published Date

  • April 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 52 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 426 - 429

PubMed ID

  • 26981690

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26981690

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1943-3700

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-3558

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.7589/2015-10-276

Language

  • eng