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High sero-prevalence of caseous lymphadenitis identified in slaughterhouse samples as a consequence of deficiencies in sheep farm management in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Alessandro S Guimarães125, Filipe B Carmo25, Marcos B Heinemann25, Ricardo WD Portela4, Roberto Meyer4, Andrey P Lage25, Núbia Seyffert3, Anderson Miyoshi3, Vasco Azevedo35 and Aurora MG Gouveia25*

Author Affiliations

1 Nucleo de Saúde Animal e Microbiologia do Leite, Embrapa Gado de Leite, Rua Eugênio do Nascimento, 610, Juiz de Fora, Postal Code 36038-330, Minas Gerais, Brasil

2 Departamento de Medicina Veterinária Preventiva, Escola de Veterinária da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Antônio Carlos 6627 Caixa Postal 567, Campus da UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Postal Code 30123-970, Minas Gerais, Brazil

3 Departamento de Biologia Geral, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Av. Antônio Carlos 6627, Campus da UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Postal Code 30123-970, Minas Gerais, Brazil

4 Departamento de Bio-Interação, Instituto da Ciência da Saúde da Universidade Federal da Bahia. Avenida Reitor Miguel Calmon, 18 s/n, Vale do Canela, Salvador, Postal Code 40110-100, Bahia, Brazil

5 Grupo de Extensão da Pesquisa em Ovinos e Caprinos (GEPOC), Belo Horizonte - Brazil

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BMC Veterinary Research 2011, 7:68  doi:10.1186/1746-6148-7-68

Published: 8 November 2011

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Additional file 1:

Management practices that could be associated with CLA identified among 60 sheep farms supplying slaughterhouses in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2007. The table contains the main management practices associated with caseous lymphadenitis in the sixty sheep farms suppliers to slaughterhouse in Minas Gerais State, Brazil.

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Additional file 2:

Principal specific CLA preventive measures used on 60 sheep farms supplying slaughterhouses in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2007. The table contains the main preventive measures to caseous lymphadenitis in the sixty farms supliers to slaughterhouse in Minas Gerais State, Brazil.

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