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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perfringens and changing the villi width in the duodenum and jejunum areas under necrotic enteritis infection model used in this experiment.
Meanwhile, poultry producers continue to lose their ability to control disease outbreaks, such as necrotic enteritis.
Vaccination with Clostridium perfringens recombinant proteins in combination with Montanide ISA 71 VG adjuvant increases protection against experimental necrotic enteritis in commercial broiler chickens.
Necrotic enteritis (NE) is a major disease of poultry caused by infection with C.
perfringens type C is also well known as a swine pathogen and is characterized by hemorrhagic necrotic enteritis in neonatal piglets, mostly in animals from one to four days old.
This study describes an outbreak of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens type A in captive macaws (Ara ararauna).
Clostridium perfringens in particular is a leading microorganism involved in different diseases such as Pulpy kidney, Black quarter, Tetnus, necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens either by invading and damaging the tissues or by secreting different harmful substances (Akram et al.
Vacci-Vet has already developed a first vaccine to counter necrotic enteritis, a disease to which chicken, veal and pork are exposed.
In particular, the antimicrobial ban has left the EU monogastric animal feed industry at a financial disadvantage, as it competes with countries outside the EU that can still use in-feed antimicrobials to protect against diseases such as scour and necrotic enteritis.