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Equid herpesvirus 3 (EHV-3), the cause of equine coital exanthema (ECE), is a member of the genus Varicellovirus, subfamily...


Equine coital exanthema (ECE) is a gential disease of equids, caused by Equid herpesvirus 3 (EHV-3). This disease is characterized by the...

Cover for Bubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo)

B. bubalis is a large ruminant with prominent horns, splayed hooves and a brown or dark grey coat. There are two morphologies....


C. pseudotuberculosis is a Gram-positive, intracellular, non-motile, cocco-bacillus. C. pseudotuberculosis grows slowly on...

Cover for caseous lymphadenitis

Caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) is a chronic contagious disease of sheep, goats and cattle caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis...

Cover for Fusobacterium necrophorum infections

Fusobacterium necrophorum is a Gram-negative, non-motile, strictly anaerobic, non-spore-forming microorganism belonging to the...


Contagious ophthalmia is a disease of sheep and goats characterized by conjunctivitis and keratitis. A variety of organisms have been...

Cover for Fusobacterium necrophorum

General Fusobacterium necrophorum is a strictly anaerobic, non-motile, non-sporulating, Gram-negative...


Orf virus (Contagious pustular dermatitis virus) is a member of the pox family of viruses and is classified along with pseudocowpox and...


Larvae of Hypoderma spp. cause a subcutaneous myiasis of domesticated and wild ruminants throughout the world (Murtaz-ul-Hassan et...

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