CLOSTRIDIOSIS

DIAGNOSIS OUTLINE

Clostridiosis
There is a wide range of clostridial diseases, where more than one genus of clostridium is usually involved. This diagnosis outline helps to find the probable diagnosis and clostridium involved.
Clostridiosis
Clostridiosis
Death of animals Flecha
Sudden deathFlecha
all agesFlecha
Death or case with
nervous agitationFlecha
Pulpy kidneyFlecha
C. Perfringens D
(ε toxin)
Death without agitationFlecha
Acute or Exacerbated
pasteurellosisFlecha
Mainnhemia
haemolytica
A2
Sudden or progressive
deathFlecha
young or inmature
animalsFlecha
Nervous symptoms,
central blindness,
obtundationFlecha
Acute enterotoxemia Flecha
C. Perfringens C
(β toxin)
adultsFlecha
Nervous symptoms,
excitement,
sudden deathFlecha
EnterotoxemiaFlecha
C. Perfringens D
(ε toxin)
breding or growth animalsFlecha
Digestive tract disordesFlecha
Yellow lamb diseaseFlecha
C. Perfringens A
(α toxin)
EnteritisFlecha
C. Perfringens A
(α toxin)
Animals died over nightFlecha
all agesFlecha
Fever, lack behind animals,
and died in few hoursFlecha
Necrotic hepatitis,
Black disease (gangrene)Flecha
Novyi B
(usually associated
with Fluke)
Diarrhea in
weaning animalsFlecha
lactating animalsFlecha
Diarrhea of creamy
colourFlecha
- Colibacilar diarrhea
- Viral diarrhea
- Parasitic diarrheaFlecha
- E. Coli
- Rotavirosis
- Cryptosporidium parvum
Diarrhea of dark colourFlecha
Lamb dysenteryFlecha
C. Perfringens B (β toxin)
Anorexia, depression,
high feverFlecha
young animals grazing
in frozen meadowsFlecha
Sudden onset of illness,
anorexia, depression,
hight fever
(42ºC, 107 F or more),
abdominal painFlecha
Bradsot
(necrotizing abomasitis)Flecha
Cl. Septicum
(it can be mixed up
with c. perfringens D)
Lameness and local
oedema on forelimbsFlecha
all ages
(several number of
animals affected)Flecha
Muscle tissue¡
necrosis of forelimbs,
sudden death without
other symptomsFlecha
BlacklegFlecha
Cl. Chauvoei
Cutaneous or
muscular wounds,
emphysemaFlecha
all age after
wounds or parturition
seasonFlecha
Emphysema
(not always at
the site of infection),
high feverFlecha
Malignant oedemaFlecha
Mainly Cl. Sordelli
also Cl septicum,
Cl. chaouvei
Flecha abajo

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