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pullorum disease

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Animal Disease
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • pullorum disease
  • Overview
  • See data sheet on salmonellosis for further details.

    This disease is on the list of diseases notifiable to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The distribution section contains data from OIE's WAHID database on disease occurr...

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Layer more than 12 months old. Salmonella pullorum carrier with abnormal yolk follicles.
TitlePathology. Pullorum disease.
CaptionLayer more than 12 months old. Salmonella pullorum carrier with abnormal yolk follicles.
CopyrightSri Poernomo
Layer more than 12 months old. Salmonella pullorum carrier with abnormal yolk follicles.
Pathology. Pullorum disease.Layer more than 12 months old. Salmonella pullorum carrier with abnormal yolk follicles.Sri Poernomo
Layer more than 12 months old. Salmonella pullorum carrier with abnormal yolk follicles.
TitlePathology. Pullorum disease.
CaptionLayer more than 12 months old. Salmonella pullorum carrier with abnormal yolk follicles.
CopyrightSri Poernomo
Layer more than 12 months old. Salmonella pullorum carrier with abnormal yolk follicles.
Pathology. Pullorum disease.Layer more than 12 months old. Salmonella pullorum carrier with abnormal yolk follicles.Sri Poernomo

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • pullorum disease

International Common Names

  • English: pulorum disease (sic); salmonella pullorum in birds, pullorum disease

Overview

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See data sheet on salmonellosis for further details.

This disease is on the list of diseases notifiable to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The distribution section contains data from OIE's WAHID database on disease occurrence. Please see the AHPC library for further information on this disease from OIE, including the International Animal Health Code and the Manual of Standards for Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines. Also see the website: www.oie.int.

Host Animals

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Animal nameContextLife stageSystem
Gallus gallus domesticus (chickens)

Distribution

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For current information on disease incidence, see OIE's WAHID Interface.

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresent
BotswanaAbsent, No presence record(s)
Cabo VerdePresent
CameroonPresent
Central African RepublicPresent
Côte d'IvoirePresent
DjiboutiAbsent, No presence record(s)
EgyptAbsent, No presence record(s)
EswatiniAbsent, No presence record(s)
EthiopiaPresent
GhanaAbsent, No presence record(s)
KenyaAbsent, No presence record(s)
LesothoAbsent, No presence record(s)
LibyaPresent
MauritiusAbsent, No presence record(s)
MozambiqueAbsent, No presence record(s)
NamibiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
NigeriaAbsent, No presence record(s)
South AfricaAbsent, No presence record(s)
SudanAbsent, No presence record(s)
TanzaniaAbsent, No presence record(s)
TunisiaPresent
ZimbabweAbsent, No presence record(s)

Asia

ArmeniaAbsent, No presence record(s)
AzerbaijanAbsent, No presence record(s)
BahrainAbsent, No presence record(s)
BangladeshPresent
BhutanAbsent, No presence record(s)
BruneiAbsent, No presence record(s)
ChinaPresent, Localized
GeorgiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
IndiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
IndonesiaPresent
IranAbsent, No presence record(s)
IraqPresent
IsraelAbsent, No presence record(s)
JapanAbsent, No presence record(s)
JordanPresent
KazakhstanAbsent, No presence record(s)
KuwaitAbsent, No presence record(s)
KyrgyzstanAbsent, No presence record(s)
LaosPresent
LebanonAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)
MalaysiaPresent
-Peninsular MalaysiaPresent, Serological evidence and/or isolation of the agent
-SarawakAbsent, No presence record(s)
MyanmarPresent
NepalPresent
North KoreaAbsent, No presence record(s)
OmanPresent
PakistanPresent
SingaporeAbsent, No presence record(s)
South KoreaAbsent, No presence record(s)
Sri LankaPresent
TajikistanAbsent, No presence record(s)
ThailandAbsent, No presence record(s)
TurkeyAbsent, No presence record(s)
UzbekistanPresent
VietnamPresent

Europe

BelarusAbsent, No presence record(s)
BelgiumAbsent, No presence record(s)
BulgariaAbsent, No presence record(s)
CroatiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
CyprusAbsent, No presence record(s)
CzechiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
DenmarkPresent
EstoniaAbsent, No presence record(s)
FinlandAbsent, No presence record(s)
FranceAbsent, No presence record(s)
GermanyAbsent, No presence record(s)
GreeceAbsent, No presence record(s)
HungaryAbsent, No presence record(s)
IcelandAbsent, No presence record(s)
IrelandAbsent, No presence record(s)
Isle of ManAbsent, No presence record(s)
JerseyAbsent, No presence record(s)
LatviaAbsent, No presence record(s)
LiechtensteinAbsent, No presence record(s)
LithuaniaAbsent, No presence record(s)
LuxembourgAbsent, No presence record(s)
MaltaAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)
MontenegroAbsent, No presence record(s)
NetherlandsAbsent, No presence record(s)
North MacedoniaPresent
NorwayAbsent, No presence record(s)
PortugalAbsent, No presence record(s)
RomaniaAbsent, No presence record(s)
RussiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
SerbiaPresent
SlovakiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
SloveniaAbsent, No presence record(s)
SwedenAbsent, No presence record(s)
SwitzerlandAbsent, No presence record(s)
UkrainePresent
United KingdomAbsent, No presence record(s)
-Northern IrelandAbsent, No presence record(s)

North America

BarbadosAbsent, No presence record(s)
BelizeAbsent, No presence record(s)
BermudaAbsent, No presence record(s)
British Virgin IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)
CanadaAbsent, No presence record(s)
Cayman IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)
CubaAbsent, No presence record(s)
CuraçaoAbsent, No presence record(s)
DominicaAbsent, No presence record(s)
Dominican RepublicPresent, Localized
El SalvadorAbsent, No presence record(s)
GreenlandAbsent, No presence record(s)
GuatemalaAbsent, No presence record(s)
HondurasAbsent, No presence record(s)
JamaicaAbsent, No presence record(s)
MartiniqueAbsent, No presence record(s)
MexicoAbsent, No presence record(s)
NicaraguaAbsent, No presence record(s)
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesAbsent, No presence record(s)
Trinidad and TobagoAbsent, No presence record(s)
United StatesPresent, Localized

Oceania

AustraliaAbsent, No presence record(s)
French PolynesiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
New CaledoniaAbsent, No presence record(s)
New ZealandAbsent, No presence record(s)
SamoaAbsent, No presence record(s)
VanuatuAbsent, No presence record(s)

South America

ArgentinaPresent
BrazilPresent
ChilePresent
ColombiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
EcuadorAbsent, No presence record(s)
Falkland IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)
French GuianaAbsent, No presence record(s)
GuyanaAbsent, No presence record(s)
PeruAbsent, No presence record(s)
UruguayPresent
VenezuelaAbsent, No presence record(s)

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Digestive Signs / Abnormal colour of stool in birds, white, green, yellow faeces Sign
Digestive Signs / Anorexia, loss or decreased appetite, not nursing, off feed Sign
Digestive Signs / Diarrhoea Sign
General Signs / Dehydration Sign
General Signs / Generalized weakness, paresis, paralysis Sign
General Signs / Increased mortality in flocks of birds Sign
General Signs / Lack of growth or weight gain, retarded, stunted growth Sign
General Signs / Lameness, stiffness, stilted gait in birds Sign
General Signs / Pale comb and or wattles in birds Sign
General Signs / Sudden death, found dead Sign
General Signs / Swelling of the limbs, legs, foot, feet, in birds Sign
General Signs / Swelling, mass, wing Sign
General Signs / Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift Sign
General Signs / Weight loss Sign
Nervous Signs / Dullness, depression, lethargy, depressed, lethargic, listless Sign
Reproductive Signs / Decreased hatchability of eggs Sign
Reproductive Signs / Decreased, dropping, egg production Sign
Respiratory Signs / Dyspnea, difficult, open mouth breathing, grunt, gasping Sign
Respiratory Signs / Increased respiratory rate, polypnea, tachypnea, hyperpnea Sign
Skin / Integumentary Signs / Ruffled, ruffling of the feathers Sign
Skin / Integumentary Signs / Soiling of the feathers, vent feathers Sign
Skin / Integumentary Signs / Soiling of the vent in birds Sign

References

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OIE Handistatus, 2002. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2001). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2003. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2002). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2004. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (data set for 2003). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2005. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (data set for 2004). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE, 2009. World Animal Health Information Database - Version: 1.4. World Animal Health Information Database. Paris, France: World Organisation for Animal Health. http://www.oie.int

Distribution References

OIE Handistatus, 2005. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2004)., Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE, 2009. World Animal Health Information Database - Version: 1.4., Paris, France: World Organisation for Animal Health. https://www.oie.int/

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