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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Bluetongue was first known as malarial catarrhal fever of sheep.
We used both antemortem and postmortem testing for CWD and other infectious diseases: blue tongue, epizootic hemorrhagic disease, bovine viral diarrhea, West Nile virus, and malignant catarrhal fever in mule deer O.
Cases of catarrhal fever have appeared among sheep in the Larnaca district, the veterinary services said on Monday, reassuring the public that it did not affect humans.
The preparedness for diagnosis of various diseases like Transmissible Gastro Enteritis (TGE), Avian Influenza (AI), Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD), Caprine Arthritis and Encephalitis (CAE), Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS), African Swine Fever (ASF), Bovine Immunodeficiency Disease (BIV), Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD), Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF) was initiated and established.
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.
The European Parliament approved, on 7 April, an update of the EU's existing rules on bluetongue disease (ovine catarrhal fever) to allow for more effective use of vaccines and to reduce red tape for farmers.
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.
The recent outbreak of the bluetongue disease (also called catarrhal fever) in the United Kingdom and Denmark is a new sign that animal diseases are gaining ground worldwide and that states will need to invest more in detecting and fighting these outbreaks, warns the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
MALIGNANT Catarrhal Fever (MCF) is usually seen as a sporadic disease, but herd outbreaks occur occasionally.
An extra 59 million is being made available to member states for their campaigns to vaccinate sheep against bluetongue (catarrhal fever).