Pneumoenteritis of lambs caused by adenovirus. Preliminary report

S. Belak, V. Palfi

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An epidemic en masse among fatted lambs is reported. The animals showed respiratory and intestinal symptoms; by necropsy catarrhal pneumonia, catarrh of the upper respiratory tract and enteritis were found. In the majority of the cases the respiratory symptoms became chronic. Both acute and chronic processes were followed by bacterial complications. From the freshly diseased animals adenoviruses were isolated, the isolates played an etiologic role in the disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-328
Number of pages2
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1974


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