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Lung lesion score system in cattle: proposal for contagious bovine pleuropneumonia

Author: Andrea Di Provvido, Giovanni Di Teodoro, Geoffrey Muuka, Giuseppe Marruchella & Massimo Scacchia

Year: 2017

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Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a severe infectious disease caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides. The peculiar pathological features of CBPP make desirable the assessment of ad hoc score methods to grade the disease in the affect

Grant: CBPP-BEN 1

Subject Areas: Research and Development

Diseases: Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia


CBPP, Cattle, Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia, Lung lesion scoring systems, Pathology


Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia

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