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Veterinary college researchers explore function of biofilm in bovine respiratory disease
Date:4/3/2008

be more resistant to treatment and host defenses because of the protection the biofilm provides. If left untreated, the bacteria can spread beyond the animals respiratory tract into the myocardium and the brain causing further damage and eventually death.

While vaccines against H. somni are currently on the market, none have proven to be adequately protective. Inzana and his team believe this is because of the lack of attention previously given to the role of biofilm in the disease process.

Our goal is to understand the molecular basis for biofilm formation and to identify ways to prevent or treat the biofilm said Inzana.

Inzana is quick to point out that the benefits of the research he and his colleagues are doing are not exclusive to bovine health. The study has the potential to advance the understanding of other biofilm diseases in animals and in humans, and it creates the possibility of using the bovine as a model to study human biofilm diseases, particularly those arising from host-specific bacteria, he said.


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