Aerocystitis

Aerocystitis

 

inflammation of the mucous membrane of the air sac in horses and ducklings. In horses, the disease arises as a result of an inflammation in the area of the nose and nasopharynx. It is accompanied by an elevated body temperature and by a discharge of mucus and pus from both nostrils. Treatment is surgical. In ducklings, the ailment is the consequence of overcooling; the sick birds are given antibiotics in their feed.

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Acute aerocystitis in Nile tilapia bred in net cages and supplemented with chromium carbochelate and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.