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Nervous diseases of cattle are of considerable importance as they represent a serious threat for animal health despite they are less frequent in comparison to other infective pathologies. This article aims at being a short discussion of the main bacterial, viral and neurotoxic aetiologies of...

Author(s)
Martignago, F.; Coin, P.; Lion, F.; Schiavon, E.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Reddito, 2019, 14, 1, pp 21-33
Abstract

This paper describes two infections with Clostridium tetani (C. tetani). One outbreak occurred after dehorning of calves, the second infection happened after ear tagging of a goat. In the first case 3 young Holstein Friesian calves showed generalized stiffness, severe lock-jaw and bloat two weeks...

Author(s)
Valgaeren, B.; Schutter, P. de; Pardon, B.; Eeckhaut, V.; Boyen, F.; Immerseel, F. van; Deprez, P.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2011, 80, 5, pp 351-354
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Author(s)
Horwood, P.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2016, 46, 49, pp 8, 10
AbstractFull Text

In the present study, two cases of tetanus in cows are reported associated with the history of difficult parturition and retention of placenta. On clinical examination, these animals had mild to severe fever. In both the cows, characteristic clinical signs observed were the prolapse of third eyelid ...

Author(s)
Gupta, D. K.; Swaran Singh; Shukriti Sharma; Bansal, B. K.; Uppal, S. K.
Publisher
College of Veterinary Sciences, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, India
Citation
Haryana Veterinarian, 2018, 57, 2, pp 239-240
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bovine diseases without lesions.

This chapter discussed some of the known bovine diseases that are without lesions highlighting their clinical aspects, aetiology, and diagnosis. Highlighted diseases in this chpater includes: botulism, tetanus, hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, nervous ketosis, urea toxicity (ammonia toxicosis), acute...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

The genus Clostridium includes a group of Gram positive, anaerobic bacteria which produce endospores and toxins when conditions favourable to their development are met. These toxins can be produced and absorbed in the intestinal lumen, as occurs in cases of enterotoxaemia (Clostridium perfringens)...

Author(s)
Raymundo, D. L.; Bandarra, P. M.; Boabaid, F. M.; Sonne, L.; Gomes, D. C.; Driemeier, D.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2014, 42, pp 1204
Abstract

This article discusses the etiology, mechanism of action, clinical signs, and diagnostic tests used to identify toxic agents that affect the nervous system of ruminants. The article is not intended to be an exhaustive review of each agent, but a reference for establishing a differential diagnosis...

Author(s)
Niles, G. A.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice, 2017, 33, 1, pp 111-138
Abstract

Background: Immediate type hypersensitivity to vaccines containing bovine/porcine excipients, such as the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is probably due to sensitization to bovine/porcine gelatin. Most patients with such reactions in Sri Lanka have cow's milk (CM) or beef allergy....

Author(s)
Silva, R. de; Dasanayake, W. M. D. K.; Wickramasinhe, G. D.; Karunatilake, C.; Weerasinghe, N.; Gunasekera, P.; Malavige, G. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2017, 35, 11, pp 1494-1500
Abstract

Tetanus (Clostridium tetani infection) is a potentially life-threatening neurologic disease affecting cattle. Clinical signs of tetanus are frequently unrecognized until advanced stages of the disease, when treatment and management of affected animals are difficult and prognosis is relatively poor. ...

Author(s)
Garber, J. R. O.; Smith, B. I.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Bovine Practitioner, 2011, 45, 2, pp 110-117
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Author(s)
Williamson, L. H.
Publisher
North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), Gainesville, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the NAVC Conference, 18-22 January 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA. Volume 28, Large Animal, 2014, pp unpaginated

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