catarrhal fever


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Related to catarrhal fever: bovine malignant catarrh
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Noun1.catarrhal fever - any of several disease of livestock marked by fever and edema of the respiratory tract
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
bluetongue - a viral disease of sheep and cattle that is transmitted by biting midges
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A number of other conditions may be confused with IBK in their early stages these include IBR (Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis), Malignant Catarrhal Fever, Listerial Iritis (Silage eye), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Tumour), trauma and a foreign body in the eye.
To the Editor: Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is an often lethal viral disease of susceptible biungulates from the Bovidae, Cervidae, and Suidae subfamilies.
Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF)--a viral infection that is a leading cause of disease in American bison--is usually transmitted from sheep to bison and cattle.
MALIGNANT Catarrhal Fever (MCF) is usually seen as a sporadic disease, but herd outbreaks occur occasionally.
To the Editor: Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is an acute, generalized, and usually fatal disease previously thought to be restricted to mammals of the order Artiodactyla, often members of the subfamilies Bovinae, Cervidae, and Suidae (1).
While the present extent of malignant catarrhal fever is unknown because of the lack of practical detection procedures, two things are quite certain: It is one of several cattle diseases caused by a herpes-virus, and it is often fatal.
In cattle the initial symptoms appeared similar to malignant catarrhal fever (MCF), but the more severe eye lesions typically seen with MCF do not appear.
Clinical differentiation of malignant catarrhal fever, mucosal disease and bluetongue.