necrotic enteritis


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necrotic enteritis

n
(Veterinary Science) vet science an infectious disease of calves, lambs, foals, and piglets, characterized by acute diarrhoea and death, caused by the toxin of the organism Clostridium perfringens type C
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The necrotic enteritis described in this case could likely be traced back to C perfringens in addition to C sordellii, both of which have cytotoxic activity.
Necrotic enteritis (NE) is one of the most important enteric infectious diseases affecting global poultry production with an estimated annual economic loss of more than $2 billion, largely attributable to increased costs associated with medical treatments and impaired growth performance [1,2].
Bacillus subtilis PB6 improves intestinal health of broiler chickens challenged with Clostridium perfringens-induced necrotic enteritis.
The Philippines Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry has granted approval for a non-antibiotic gut health solution for the treatment of necrotic enteritis (NE) in poultry and as a tool to enhance gut health.
Necrotic enteritis characterized by severe necrosis of intestinal mucosa was recorded in one case and Clostridium perfringens was isolated in this case.
With spraying, some chicks were getting a lot of the vaccine and some weren't getting any," Jenkins says, leaving them vulnerable to acute coccidiosis and associated necrotic enteritis.
Lactobacillus johnsonii has been shown to exclude Clostridium perfringens from the guts of poultry, opening the door to its use in reducing necrotic enteritis in poultry and food poisoning in humans.
perfringens, a causative agent of necrotic enteritis in broilers through the immunestimulating activity of the Bacillus subtilis (Muscettola et al.
A series of studies conducted at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University showed that PoultryStar[R] was efficacious in the control of poultry diseases related to Clostridium perfringens, like Necrotic enteritis.
3 June 2009 - Necrotic enteritis is a very common and financially devastating infectious bacterial disease in chickens caused by Clostridium perfringens, a gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium that can be found in soil, litter, dust and at low levels in the bird's intestine.