Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research;Volume 15, Number 4

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PASTEURELLA MULTOCIDA SEROTYPE 1 : A ASSOCIATED WITH RESPIRATORY INFECTION OF DOMESTIC RABBITS IN A HOLDING COLONY

SATO, Gihei;SATO, Akira;NAMIOKA, Shigeo

Permalink : http://hdl.handle.net/2115/1887
JaLCDOI : 10.14943/jjvr.15.4.159

Abstract

Pasteurella multocida strains were isolated from adult domestic rabbits suffering from respiratory disease in a holding colony. The strains had uniform biochemical characteristics and were of serotype 1 : A (NAMIOKA & MURATA, 1961). The isolate was pathogenic to mice and rabbits. The injection of streptomycin and penicillin reduced the number of Pasteurella isolations from diseased rabbits.

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