Portfolio Category: DISEASE/ILLNESS

Fusobacterium in Deer

Fusobacterium in Deer (Fuso, Necrobacillosis, Fusobacterium necrophorum, lumpy jaw) Fusobacterium is one of the most common disease causing bacteria in our deer industry. In deer, it can infect the skin, bone, mouth, jaw, hooves, and internal organs. Because of this, deer infected with Fusobacterium display a wide variety of clinical signs. Two of the more…
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Bluetongue Disease in Deer / BTV

Bluetongue in Deer : (BTV, Hemorrhagic disease)      Bluetongue in Deer is another type of orbivirus transmitted by the biting midge. The clinical signs of BTV are clinically indistinguishable from EHD. Because of this, it is very important to accurately diagnose the cause of disease and death in your deer. There are 24 known…
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EHD: (Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease)

( EHD ) Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease     EHD, Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, is a disease caused by a virus (orbivirus) known to be transmitted by the biting midge (gnat, “no see-ums”). This virus causes severe vasculitis and internal hemorrhage. The clinical signs can be acute (sudden) or chronic (long lasting). The most common clinical signs are excessive…
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Johne’s Disease

Johne’s Disease –  Johne's Disease | pronounced “yo-knees”      Johne’s Disease is caused by a bacterium that infects the intestines of cattle and causes thickening of that section of intestine. Because of this, cattle develop chronic, intermittent diarrhea and weight loss. Cattle usually get infected at a young age and do not develop clinical…
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