Dra. Maria Soriano - 18/10/2019Porcine necrotic enteritis
Porcine necrotic enteritis is a severe and usually lethal disease that affects the intestinal tract of piglets. It is an enterotoxaemia produced by Clostridium perfringens, characterized by a necro hemorrhagic intestinal mucosa. Necrotic enteritis is a...
Veterinaria Digital - 18/03/2019Petechiae by sterigmatocystin
Mycotoxins with a coumarinic structure, like aflatoxin and sterigmatocystin, can cause muscular haemorrhages, such as petechiae. Whereas alfatoxins cause extensive haemorrhages, sterigmatocystin causes small spot-shaped haemorrhages, like the ones in the...
Veterinaria Digital - 12/09/2018Avian clostridiosis
Clostridium perfringens es un microorganismo de origen telúrico que se introduce con facilidad en la cadena alimentaria. Prolifera en alimentos ricos en proteína o en alimentos con un porcentaje elevado de proteína no digestible y actúa ocasionando...
Veterinaria Digital - 30/09/2017Swine Clostridiosis
Clostridium colonizes the intestinal mucosa, producing an acute hemorrhage in the mucosa and, due to its toxins, it affects other organs such as the liver and the spleen, as in the picture. For this reason, it is important to immunize pigs with...
Veterinaria Digital - 12/08/2017Avian Infectious Toxic Hepatoenteritis
Yolk infection in chickens produced by enterobacteriaceae producing type IV toxins manifests in the liver lthrough inflammation and discoloration.
Veterinaria Digital - 5/08/2017Injury caused by Salmonella in swine
Salmonella infection in pigs is mainly due to S. cholerasuis, S.typhimurium and S.thyphisuis and comes from diarrheal materials from other pigs, rodent excrement or contaminated food. These are microorganisms that infect the cells of the mucosa causing...