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Abstract

Botulism is a well-known intoxication that affects humans and animals. The disease is endemic in cattle in Brazil and recently emerged as an important disease in commercial laying hens and broiler chickens in Europe. Dogs and other animal species can also be affected. Although antitoxins are...

Author(s)
Silva, R. O. S.; Martins, R. A.; Assis, R. A.; Oliveira Junior, C. A.; Lobato, F. C. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Anaerobe, 2018, 51, pp 47-49
Abstract

Strains of C. botulinum were isolated from 113 soil samples, 158 clinical bovine specimens, 2 chicken litter samples and 1 sample of bovine feed. Five strains of C. botulinum type C and four strains of type D were isolated. Biochemical and physiological tests showed that all isolates fermented...

Author(s)
Lobato, F. C. F.; Langenegger, J.; Abreu, V. L. V.; Almeida, A. C.; Nascimento, R. A. P.; Uzal, F. A.; Assis, R. A.
Publisher
Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria (Buenos Aires), 2002, 83, 2, pp 55-58
Abstract

An outbreak of botulism occurred in a herd of 578 cows in Minas Gerais, Brazil of which 394 died. Clostridium botulinum toxin type C was detected in the intestines and in the feed. The feed contained chicken litter.

Author(s)
Lobato, F. C. F.; Almeida, A. C.; Abreu, V. L. V.; Nascimento, R. A.
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1995, 47, 6, pp 849-850