A I Josemans et al.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 969, 141-146 (2002-10-17)
The in vitro culture of Cowdria ruminantium, the causative agent of heartwater in domestic ruminants, was first achieved in 1985. Culture media were usually supplemented with serum and tryptose phosphate broth, both undefined components, contributing to great variability. Recently, we