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A Trifecta of New Insights into Ovine Footrot for Infection Drivers, Immune Response, and Host-Pathogen Interactions

Published: 2021


  • Adam M. Blanchard

  • Ceri E. Staley

  • Laurence Shaw

  • Sean R. Wattegedera

  • Christina-Marie Baumbach

  • Jule K. Michler

  • Catrin Rutland

  • Charlotte Back

  • Nerissa Newbold

  • Gary Entrican

  • Sabine Tötemeyer


Footrot is a polymicrobial infectious disease in sheep causing severe lameness, leading to one of the industry’s largest welfare problems. The complex etiology of footrot makes
in situ
in vitro
investigations difficult.

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