Necrotic Enteritis In Poultry: A Scientific Review

Mohammad A. Hamad

Abstract


Necrotic Enteritis (NE) is a disease of domestic chicken  and a worldwide distribution. The disease also occurs in turkey flocks, domestic ducks, and some kinds of wild birds like wild geese, wild ducks, crows, and ostrich and numerous kinds of caged wild birds. The disease usually caused by Clostridium perfringens type A or type C and in some cases, isolates of type D and untyped strains were also mentioned. The disease hapen as keen clinical illness necrotic enteritis, in chicken about 2-4 weeks of age, producing extreme death-rate, and also as an unrealizable illness with centric necrosis in the bowel or as C. perfringens-connected hepatitic alteration (CPH) with cholangiohepatitis or fibrinoid necrosis in the liver.

 


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