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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This study describes an outbreak of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens type A in captive macaws (Ara ararauna).
Necrotic enteritis (NE) is a costly poultry disease caused by the bacterium Clostridium perfringens (Parish, 1961; Hofacre, 2001).
Costs to broiler producers associated with subclinical (mild) necrotic enteritis (SNE) were estimated using published information on impacts on body weight and feed conversion rate (FCR) associated with SNE and costs and revenues associated with broiler production.
However, the PCV2 role in necrotizing intestinal lesions remains unclear as only a few reports described necrotic enteritis in PMWS affected pigs (CLARK, 1997; SEGALES et al., 2004; JENSEN et al., 2006).
Three studies were conducted using Clostridium perfringens as an intestinal challenge to produce necrotic enteritis (NE).
Efficacy of in-feed tylosin phosphate for the treatment of Necrotic Enteritis in broiler chickens.