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(ˌɛn tə roʊ tɒkˈsi mi ə)

systemic toxemia caused by an enterotoxin.
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a condition in which the blood contains toxin from the intestines.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels, Poison
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Noun1.enterotoxemia - a disease of cattle and sheep that is attributed to toxins absorbed from the intestines
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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With certain types of enterotoxemia (toxin-forming bacterial infection in the intestine) calves may have acute gut cramping and pain relief can be a huge factor.
Clostridium perfringens type D is the main cause of enterotoxemia (Songer, 2006), responsible for huge economic losses in sheep and goats farming globally due to high fatality rates, treatment costs and decreased productivity (Nillo, 1980; Greco et al., 2005).
These include proper record-keeping, maintenance of good hygiene, hoof trimming, timely vaccinations (Contagious Caprine Pleuro Pneumonia, Enterotoxemia), deworming at least once every three months and milking hygiene.
Baison, "The pathology of peracute experimental Clostridium perfringens type D enterotoxemia in sheep," Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, vol.
He informed that they were vaccinating cattle against Hemorrhagic Septicemia (Gal Ghuto), Black Quarter (Choray Mar), Foot and Mouth disease, Enterotoxemia, Rani Khait and Pneumonia.
(1) Hypoglycemia in many avian species is associated with prolonged starvation, severe liver disease (eg, Pacheco's disease), septicemia, enterotoxemia, or endocrine disorders.
All animals of flocks were reported to be dewormed two to three times a year and were vaccinated against Enterotoxemia, PPR, sheep pox with history of inconsistent foot and mouth vaccination.
Clinico-pathologic findings of enterotoxemia in Chinkara deer (Gazella bennettii) under desert conditions in Pakistan.
New Hampshire veterinarians have found deer around the state succumbing to either enterotoxemia or lactic acidosis.