Genetic diversity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in Mendoza province.

Genetic diversity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in Mendoza province. Rev Argent Microbiol. 2019 Jan 13;: Authors: Sosa C, Blois A, Ibáñez F, Tamiozzo P Abstract In Argentina, enzootic pneumonia (EP) is highly prevalent and different genetic types of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae have been identified. However, there is a lack of information about prevalence and other epidemiological aspects of EP in Mendoza province. A multiple Locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) targeting P97 R1, P97 R1A and P146 R3 loci was used to assess the genetic diversity of M. hyopneumoniae from clinical specimens recovered from pigs from five herds located in different districts of Mendoza province. M. hyopneumoniae could be typed from 27 bronchoalveolar lavages (BAL) specimens, and eight different MLVA types were identified. This is the first report about diversity of M. hyopneumoniae in Mendoza. Results obtained in this work allow drawing a better picture of the genetic diversity of this pathogen in Argentina. PMID: 30651187 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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