Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 219-224

Coccidiosis, paratuberculosis and enterotoxaemia in Saudi goats

dKhaledKhaledKhalil, Sary

During the year 2010, 66 goats suffering from mucoid to hemorrhagic diarrhea were submitted to the Pathology Division, Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. After postmortem examination, tissue specimens were obtained from liver, lungs, heart, brain, stomach, small and large intestine and mesenteric lymph nodes for microbiological and histopathological examinations. Data from Microbiology Laboratory revealed that goats had intestinal coccidiosis (34 cases), paratuberculosis (9 cases), enterotoxaemia (22 cases) and mycotic gastritis (1 case). In the present report, we focused on the pathological pictures of the above mentioned diseases in examined goats.

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