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- Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis is a pleomorphic, Gram-positive and facultative intracellular rod, causing suppurative conditions in several species, as horses, goats, sheep, cattle, swine, buffaloes, llamas, camels, deer, hedgehogs, laboratory animals and occasionally in humans. C. pseudotuberculosis is classified into two biotypes according to host preferences and ability to reduce nitrate. Nitrate-negative biovar Ovis strains predominantly infect small domestic ruminants and may infect cattle, while nitrate-positive biovar Equi strains usually infect horses, cattle and water buffalo  .
- Common Name: NA
- NCBI Taxonomy
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
|gyrA||DNA gyrase subunit A||
|fusA||Elongation factor P||
- Name: Luis G.C.Pacheco
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- Institution: Institute of Health Sciences, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
Cited by 8 (Based on Google Scholar [2017-09-01])
- Carvalho DM, de Sa PH, Castro TL, et al. (2014) Reference genes for RT-qPCR studies in Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis identified through analysis of RNA-seq data. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 106, 605-614.
- Haas DJ, Dorneles EMS, Spier SJ, et al. (2017) Molecular epidemiology of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis isolated from horses in California. Infection Genetics and Evolution 49, 186-194.