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Descriptor in English: Enterotoxemia
Descriptor in Spanish: Enterotoxemia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Enterotoxemia
Descriptor in French: Entérotoxémie
Entry term(s): Enterotoxemias
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.410.222.325
C22.313
Scope note: Disease caused by the liberation of exotoxins of CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS in the intestines of sheep, goats, cattle, foals, and piglets. Type B enterotoxemia in lambs is lamb dysentery; type C enterotoxemia in mature sheep produces "struck", and in calves, lambs and piglets it produces hemorrhagic enterotoxemia; type D enterotoxemia in sheep and goats is pulpy-kidney disease or overeating disease.
Annotation: Clostridium infect; animal only; check tag ANIMALS; coord IM with precoord animal/dis term (IM) + animal (NIM) or with animal (IM) in absence of precoord
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 91(69); was see under CLOSTRIDIUM INFECTIONS 1969-90
DeCS UI: 4847
Descriptor UI: D004767
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/30
Enterotoxemia - Preferred
Concept UI M0007486
Scope note Disease caused by the liberation of exotoxins of CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS in the intestines of sheep, goats, cattle, foals, and piglets. Type B enterotoxemia in lambs is lamb dysentery; type C enterotoxemia in mature sheep produces "struck", and in calves, lambs and piglets it produces hemorrhagic enterotoxemia; type D enterotoxemia in sheep and goats is pulpy-kidney disease or overeating disease.
Preferred term Enterotoxemia
Entry term(s) Enterotoxemias



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