Malignant Catarrhal Fever

Malignant Catarrhal Fever - High fever Depression...

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Fatal disease in cattle – systemic virus 2 forms: o Wildebeests   Alcelaphine herpesvirus (AHV-1) Present in Africa o Sheep   Ovine herpesvirus (OHV-2) Present all over the world Transmission : Aerosol (OHV-2) Ingestion of nasal secretions, feces ** Cattle to cattle transmission is very rare Symptoms : Discharge from the nose and eyes
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Unformatted text preview: High fever Depression Inflammation of soft tissue underneath the hooves Bloody diarrhea Incubation period: experimentally 9-77 days, may be up to 200 days Diagnosis : Based on clinical signs Laboratory tests ** Not zoonotic MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER...
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