TITLE

Purulent nasomaxillary and mandibular osteomyelitis in sheep caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

AUTHOR(S)
Benito-Peña, A.; Peris, B.; Aduriz, G.; Martinez, J.; Corpa, J. M.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;1/23/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of a study which examines nasomaxillary and mandiubular osteomyelitis in sheep caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The study found that initially, the affected animals showed anorexia, depression, recumbency and fever. In the next phase characterised by a swelling of the nasomaxillary and mandibular area and the animals becomes cachetic and had poor body condition and hair loss. It also investigated that the mortality of the affected animal was 80%.
ACCESSION #
47911209

 

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