Pasteurella Multocida Strains collected from Lung Infections in Bovines: a comparative study

  • Uzma Noor Shah Assistant Professor, Department of Life Science, School of Sciences, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Karnataka, India
  • Syam Bhargavan Professor, Department of Ayurveda, Sanskriti University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Suraj Chetrih Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Assam down town University, Guwahati, Assam, India
Keywords: Pasteurella multocida, A-glucosidase activity, Trehalose fermentation capability, M13-PCR, ERIC-PCR, and Bovine Respiratory diseases


In the global intensive beef industry, bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the main factor contributing to significant economic losses. In addition to several risk factors, the development of the disease may also be influenced by Pasteurella multocida, which is thought to be a secondary pathogen. An indication that some swine pneumonia strains may be more virulent than others is the discovery of a few clones in earlier studies on these strains connected to clinical illness. The BRD may have a relationship, but nothing is known about the makeup of the P. multocida populations in the herds. As a result, researchers decided on either phenotypic or genotypic Characterization of strains isolated from respiratory illness-infected calves in 31 different packs in Hungary. Two dominant strain types were found, according to the data. They could be recognized by their capacity to ferment trehalose and their activity as Molecular fingerprints of a-glucosidase obtained using ERIC and M13-PCR. They shared the same taxonomic origin (P. multocida subsp. multocida) and showed minimal phenotypic variation. Even after comparing them to strains recovered from healthy patients, the strain types' independent incidence and place of origin may be indicators of their significance in the illness.


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How to Cite
Uzma Noor Shah, Syam Bhargavan, & Suraj Chetrih. (2023). Pasteurella Multocida Strains collected from Lung Infections in Bovines: a comparative study. Revista Electronica De Veterinaria, 24(2), 247 - 255. Retrieved from