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Listeria monocytogenes infection in bovine mastitis
  1. M Gitter,
  2. R Bradley and
  3. PH Blampied


Listeria monocytogenes type 4 was isolated from milk of a cow affected with mastitis in the left fore quarter. Histological examination revealed a severe suppurative mastitis with eosinophil leucocytes predominating among the inflammatory cells. The findings and the public health aspect of the condition are discussed.

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