necrotic enteritis


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necrotic enteritis

[nə′kräd·ik ‚ent·ə′rīd·əs]
(veterinary medicine)
A bacterial infection of young swine caused by Salmonella suipestifer or S. choleraesuis and characterized by fever and necrotic and ulcerative inflammation of the intestine.
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Meanwhile, poultry producers continue to lose their ability to control disease outbreaks, such as necrotic enteritis.
brunetti, and for increase in rate of weight gain and as an aid in the control of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp.
BMD Soluble 50% is the water soluble form of BMD (bacitracin methylene disalicylate) and is used in broiler chickens for the prevention (25 mg activity/liter of water) and control (50-100 mg activity/liter of water) of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens.
4 g/ton) plus 1) bacitracin methylene disalicylate (BMD, 50 g/ton) or 2) bacitracin methylene disalicylate (BMD, 100 to 200 g/ton) as an aid in the prevention of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp.
brunetti, as an aid in the prevention of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp.