Taylorella is ______
What species does Taylorella affect?
Only affects horses
What does Taylorella infection lead to in horses?
failure to concieve
What species of Taylorella is the most important?
What diseae does Taylorella Equigenitalis cause?
Contagious equine metritis
What is Contagious equine metritis?
suppurative, self limiting disease of the uterus of mares
Contagious equine metritis causes temporary _____, high communicabilitly, followed by long term asymptomatic carriage
Contagious Equine Metritis leads to long term _____ carriage
*very easily spread
True/Fals: Taylorella shows a good response to antibiotics
What is the reservoir of Taylorella?
exclusive to the equine gential tract
How is Taylorella transmitted?
True/False: Horses infected have no lasting impariment for breeding performance
Only effect of Taylorella in horeses is?
FAILURE OF CONCEPTION
____ is present in recoverd animals
*Do not become reinfected
Diagnosis: Do a gram stain of the _____ and look for organisms
What agar is preferred for Taylorella diagnosis?
Treatment of Taylorella:
uterine infusions of disinfectants may work