agalactia


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agalactia

[‚ā·gə′lak·shə]
(medicine)
Nonsecretion or imperfect secretion of milk after childbirth.
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capricolum, one of the causal agents of caprine contagious agalactia, on the island of Lanzarote (Spain).
In the case of hypogalactia or agalactia, the piglets, if greater than 4 or 5 wk old, should be provided creep feed.
Females undergoing a c-section may experience a temporary agalactia.
Agalactia, gonorrhoea, hepatitis Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.
Clinical and experimental investigation into a postparturient syndrome with agalactia in sows.
Contagious agalactia (CA) is a highly infectious disease of sheep and goats characterized by arthritis, interstitial mastitis resulting in decreased milk production and infectious kerato-conjunctivitis (Aiello and Mays, 1998).
Formas clinicas da doenca sao observadas em dois grupos de animais: (1) animais jovens podem apresentar uma sintomatologia aguda grave caracterizada por ictericia, hematuria, hemoglobinuria, dano renal, meningite e, em alguns casos, morte; e (2) femeas lactantes ou prenhas podem apresentar agalactia e perdas reprodutivas (ELLIS, 1994).
For whole litters, these include circumstances where the sow dies after farrowing or shows agalactia.