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Flashcards in Trueperella Deck (13):
1

Shape?

Pleomorphic

2

Oxygen?

Aerobic and capnophilic

3

Motile?

No

4

Spore-forming?

No

5

What is unique about Trueperella?

No capsule

6

Commensal?

Mucous membranes of GI tract

7

Can Trueperella survive in the environment?

Yes

8

What exotoxin does Trueperella produce that is lethal for laboratory animals?

Pyolysin

9

What do chronic Trueperella infections tend to lead to?

Bacteremia

10

What species of Trueperella causes summer mastitis?

T. pyogenes

11

Mastitis of non-lactating cows and heifers during the summer months

Summer mastitis

12

How is summer mastitis transmitted?

Head fly

13

Treatment of Trueperella

Penicillin G and prevention of primary cause