black quarter


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black quarter:

see blacklegblackleg
or black quarter,
acute infectious disease of cattle, less often of sheep, caused by an organism of the genus Clostridium. It is characterized by inflammation of muscles with swelling and pain in the affected areas.
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A spokesman for local herders, Mr Abdulkadir Gobu, said they have suffered huge losses since the black quarter disease outbreak in early December 2017.
The present study was carried out to isolate the bacteria from suspected cases of Black quarter from swab and tissues by conventional methods and detection of alpha toxin producing Clostridium chauvoei by amplification of Ccta gene for diagnosis.
The current study was carried out to isolate the organism from suspected cases of Black quarter from swab and tissues by conventional methods and also identify the gene encoding alpha toxin of Clostridiumchauvoei.
Pakistan is also facing the problem of black quarter as a major disease of cattle and buffaloes resulting in irrecoverable substantial loss.
Peterson was the fourth of five children born to Daniel and Kathleen in a limestone house on Delile Street, in the black quarter of Montreal.
Fans from the gold and black quarter of the Black Country left the happiest after what was anything but a no-score bore.
In response to CORE-led protests against Jonesboro's segregated library and swimming pool, the Klan, with the aid of local police, drove a fifty-car caravan through the midst of the town's black quarter.
visited Marks, Mississippi in Quitman County and wept at the squalor he encountered on Cotton Row, a muddy, unpaved street in the town's black quarter.