Avian infectious toxic hepatoeneteritis
Veterinaria Digital - 1/07/2019Unilateral lameness in poultry
The appearance of unilateral lameness - mostly on the left side - is a symptom that accompanied by green vitellus weighing more than 7% of body weight, makes it possible to diagnose avian infectious toxic hepatoenteritis produced by SH2 + enterobacteria.
Veterinaria Digital - 29/04/2019Typhlitis with gas in infectious toxic hepatoenteritis
The infection caused by SH2-producing bacteria reaches the ceca and causes gas accumulation. After some days, the infection is calcified and produces a casein internal mould.
Veterinaria Digital - 19/11/2018Pyocyanin production by bacteria
In poultry and pigs it is frequent to find, during necropsies, greenish-blueish lesions. For example, green yolks in infectious toxic hepatoenteritis, green patchy superficial lesions on the Glisson's capsule or green pericardium in avian septicemia, as...
Veterinaria Digital - 17/09/2018Typhlitis
Yolk infection caused by SH2+ enterobacteria also affects the ceca, which are filled with green liquid and sulphide gas. This initial lesion can evolve into caseous cecal content.
Veterinaria Digital - 4/11/2017Avian typhlitis
Avian typhlitis is a lesion that, together with a green vitellus and omphalitis, compose a triad for avian infectious toxic hepatoenteritis. This pathology is caused by the presence of enterobacteria that produce SH2 and colonize the ceca, causing their...
Veterinaria Digital - 9/09/2017Yolk sac in avian toxic infectious hepatoenteritis
The triad of lesions in the picture (green yolk sac, gizzard lesions and intestnes with green ceca and gas) are pathognomonic for avian infectious hepatoenteritis, which is caused by SH2+ enterobacteria.