Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also called as kata, goat plague, syndrome of stomatitis, pneumoenteritis
and ovine rinderpest.
Khan and Khan (1997) isolated enteropathogenic E coli (54-58%), Staphylococcus (7-10%) and Salmonella (13-14%) from buffalo and bovine neonatal calf diarrhoea, pneumonia and pneumoenteritis
. Abdullah et al.
and Ihemelandu, E.C., Etiology of the stomatitis pneumoenteritis
complex in Nigerian dwarf goats.
In veterinary medicine, pneumonia, enteritis and pneumoenteritis
cases comprise a large part of the diseases in calves.
Neonatal calf diarrhoea (NCD): twenty five percent (n = 60) of farmers (239) having cows and bulls reported not only problems of watery faeces and colitis in one to two week old calves but also pneumoenteritis
(21.8%, n = 52).
Nduaka, "Etiology of the stomatitis pneumoenteritis
complex in Nigerian dwarf goats," Canadian Journal of Comparative Medicine, vol.
Isolation and characterization of simian adenoviruses isolated in association with an outbreak of pneumoenteritis
in vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops).
PPR, an acute stomatitis and pneumoenteritis
infection of small ruminants is usually complicated with Mannheimia hemolytica (Obi, 1984) resulting in higher mortality pattern.