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Demonstration of the oral path of infection with Anaplasma marginale in calves
  1. W Baumgartner,
  2. J Stoger and
  3. W Marktl
  1. Medizinische Universitatsklinik fur Klauentiere der Veterinarmedizinischen Universitat Wien, Austria.


When four calves were experimentally infected orally with blood infected with Anaplasma marginale they developed anaplasmosis after an average incubation period of 30 days, as demonstrated by the presence of the organism in blood films and positive titres in a complement fixation test.

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