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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2010, Article ID 491624, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2010/491624
Research Article

Plasmid Profiles and Prevalence of Intermediately Virulent Rhodococcus equi from Pigs in Nakhonpathom Province, Thailand: Identification of a New Variant of the 70-kb Virulence Plasmid, Type 18

1Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Nakhonpathom 73140, Thailand
2School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Kitasato University, Aomori 034-8628, Japan

Received 30 May 2009; Accepted 15 September 2009

Academic Editor: Takashi Umemura

Copyright © 2010 Chaithep Poolkhet et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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