Allen Flockhart

Allen Flockhart

Dr Allen Flockhart

Senior Technician

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3 results

Identification of Parachlamydiaceae DNA in nasal and rectal passages of healthy dairy cattle

Journal Article
Wheelhouse, N., Hearn, J., Livingstone, M., Flockhart, A., Dagleish, M., & Longbottom, D. (2022)
Identification of Parachlamydiaceae DNA in nasal and rectal passages of healthy dairy cattle. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 132(4), 2642-2648. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.15422
Aims The order Chlamydiales comprises a broad range of bacterial pathogens and endosymbionts, which infect a wide variety of host species. Within this order, members of the fa...

Presence of DNA from Chlamydia-like organisms in the nasal cavities of grey seal pups (Halichoerus grypus) and three different substrates present in a breeding colony

Journal Article
Dagleish, M. P., Flockhart, A. F., Baily, J. L., Hall, A. J., Simpson, T. I., & Longbottom, D. (2021)
Presence of DNA from Chlamydia-like organisms in the nasal cavities of grey seal pups (Halichoerus grypus) and three different substrates present in a breeding colony. BMC Veterinary Research, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12917-021-03032-3
Background Chlamydia-like organisms (CLO) have been found to be present in many environmental niches, including human sewage and agricultural run-off, as well as in a number o...

Experimental challenge of pregnant cattle with the putative abortifacient Waddlia chondrophila

Journal Article
Wheelhouse, N., Flockhart, A., Aitchison, K., Livingstone, M., Finlayson, J., Flachon, V., …Longbottom, D. (2016)
Experimental challenge of pregnant cattle with the putative abortifacient Waddlia chondrophila. Scientific Reports, 6, 37150. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep37150
Waddlia chondrophila is a Gram-negative intracellular bacterial organism that is related to classical chlamydial species and has been implicated as a cause of abortion in catt...