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Botulism is a rare but severe neurological disease in man and animals that is caused by botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) produced by Clostridium botulinum and atypical strains from other Clostridium and non-Clostridium species. BoNTs are divided into more than seven toxinotypes based on neutralization ...

Author(s)
Rasetti-Escargueil, C.; Lemichez, E.; Popoff, M. R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Toxins, 2020, 12, 1,
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The present report is an outbreak of botulism in the municipality of Acrelândia, in the state of Acre, which resulted in the death of 16 Nelore beef cattle in approximately 30 days. The affected animals were females in reproductive phase maintained under extensive breeding system. The main clinical ...

Author(s)
Nobre, C. M.; Silva, T. I. B. da; Costa, G. da C.; Silva, A. R. da; Souza, R. G. de; Montozo, M. F. G.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
Abstract

Bovine botulism of Clostridium botulinum type D occurred in 11 farms from January 2009 to March 2014 in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. In the 11 farms where botulism neurotoxin type D was detected in bovine feces, among the environmental samples (cattle feed, water, farm swabs, wild animal feces), the...

Author(s)
Tahara, R.; Sawada, K.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2015, 68, 10, pp 629-633
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Botulism in cattle is rarely reported in Italy. This study describes an outbreak of botulism in a dairy herd in Central Italy in September 2012, and the notably high mortality rate it caused. Differential diagnoses involving toxicology and bacteriology, and electrolyte imbalances, all proved...

Author(s)
Mariano, V.; Nardi, A.; Gradassi, S.; Santis, P. de; Anniballi, F.; Bilei, S.; Scholl, F.; Auricchio, B.; Bielli, C.; Culicchi, M.; Rosa, G. L. C. de
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale', Teramo, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria Italiana, 2019, 55, 1, pp 57-62
Abstract

Type D bovine botulism outbreaks associated with poultry litter are increasingly reported in European countries, but the circumstances of exposure to Clostridium botulinum toxins remain unclear. In spring 2015, a large type D/C bovine botulism outbreak affected a farm with dairy and poultry...

Author(s)
Relun, A.; Dorso, L.; Douart, A.; Chartier, C.; Guatteo, R.; Mazuet, C.; Popoff, M. R.; Assié, S.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2017, 145, 16, pp 3477-3485
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We report a botulism outbreak in Charolais cattle fed with wheat flour contaminated by Clostridium botulinum type C and the management of the outbreak at each step from the clinical suspicion to the cleaning and disinfection operations. Diagnosis was based on typical suggestive clinical signs and...

Author(s)
Maréchal, C. le; Hulin, O.; Macé, S.; Chuzeville, C.; Rouxel, S.; Poëzevara, T.; Mazuet, C.; Pozet, F.; Sellal, E.; Martin, L.; Viry, A.; Rubbens, C.; Chemaly, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 12, pp 1025
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The aim of this study was to determine serum pseudocholinesterase, rheumatoid factor, troponin I, C-reactive protein, caeruloplasmin, haptoglobin, urea, creatinin, creatinin kinase (CK), phosporus, calcium, alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) in cows with or without ...

Author(s)
Aytekİn, İ.; Kaya, F.; Atalay, H.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2016, 22, 3, pp 367-371
Abstract

The botulism is an intoxication caused by bacillus Clostridium botulinum, this toxin is often found ground. There are eight types of toxins (A to H), where the toxin type C is the one that most affects the canines. The intoxication is caused by food or decaying carcasses. Its occurrence is rare in...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, S. R. F.; Neves, A. K. da R.; Silva, T. P. R.; Oliveira, A. A. da F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Medicina Veterinária (Brasil), 2019, 13, 3, pp 325-328
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The present work was directed to investigate the relationship between Downer cow syndrome (DCS) and chronic botulism in dairy cattle. For this purpose, a total of 52 fresh calving downer cows and 206 apparently healthy cows at 14 dairy farms were investigated for Clostridium botulinum ABE and CD...

Author(s)
Rulff, R.; Schrödl, W.; Basiouni, S.; Neuhaus, J.; Krüger, M.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences, Olsztyn-Kortowo II, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 18, 4, pp 759-765
Abstract

In October 2014, an outbreak of botulism type D/C occurred on two cattle farms in close proximity. A poultry farm located nearby with no history of botulism had transferred poultry manure to both bovine farms before the beginning of the outbreak. Given this context, epidemiological investigation...

Author(s)
Souillard, R.; Maréchal, C. le; Ballan, V.; Mahé, F.; Chemaly, M.; Bouquin, S. le
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2017, 208, pp 212-216

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