ContagiousPustularDermatitis

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Unformatted text preview: What is Contagious Pustular Dermatitis • A zoonotic disease- transferable from animal to animal and animal human • Is also known as “ soremouth ” • Viral infection, in the “pox” family • Primarily seen in sheep and goats What is Soremouth caused by? • A Pox virus • Exists for months in dried scabs • Lives in the soil and in carrier animals who may not show any symptoms • Almost all animals exposed will develop the disease • Vaccinating a virus-free herd will introduce the disease to the herd and premises How is it Transmitted? • Animal direct contact, entering small cuts in the skin • Carrier or Chronically infected animals • Equipment, Bedding in pens, Fences, and Feeders • Teets on the Ewes or Does • Soil Transmission • Young animals are most susceptible, but older animals can be infected • Primarily occurs on lips and nostrils of affected animal, but also may develop on ears, eyes, feet, limbs, udder, and genital areas • Can also grow in the upper digestive tract of the animal, but cannot spread through the body Transmission...
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