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sheep meat inspection chapter 2

sheep meat inspection chapter 2



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By DR. khaled fujirah municipality
Sheep meat inspection chapter 2Diseases caused by Mycoplasma spp.
Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia isa contagious disease of goats caused by
Mycoplasmamycoides subs. Capri 
(mycoplasma). The disease resembles bovine pleuropneumonia; however it is not transmissible to cattle.Transmission: By inhalation; carrier or infected animals may also bring the infection into theflock.Ante mortem findings:1.Incubation: 6 – 10 days2.Extremely infective with morbidity of 100 %3.Acute disease with mortality of 60 – 70 %4.Feve5.Cough6.Tongue sticking out and frothy salivation7.Mouth breathing in terminal stage8.Lagging and frequently laying9.Death in few daysPostmortem findings:
Fibrinous inflammation of the pleura2.Slight interlobular pulmonary reaction. Lesion may be present in only one lung.3.Pleural adhesions4.Enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes5.No sequestration of necrotic areas as in cattle
Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia fibrinonecrotic pneumonia
Pneumonia + emaciation
... Contagious caprinepleuropneumonia.
Pleural adhesions +Fibrinous inflammation of the pleura
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Judgment:Carcass of an animal affected with contagious caprine pleuropneumonia whichshows no systemic involvement is
. The affected organs are
. Thesepticemia form of the disease calls for carcass
.Differential diagnosis :Foot and mouth disease, vesicular stomatitis, shipping fever (pasteurellosis), East Coast fever, foreign body pneumonia, infectious bovine rhinotracheitis,tuberculosis, Chlamydia infections and lungwormsContagiouscaprinepleuropneumoniFibrinous inflammation of the pleura.
Parasitic diseases
Diseases caused by helminthes
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Nasal cavity sheep: oestrus ovis mature black banded larvae
Coenurus cerebralis infection (Gid, Sturdy)
Coenuruses isa disease of the brain and spinal cord caused by the intermediate stage of 
which inhabits the intestine of dogs, cats and wild carnivores. The clinical diseaseoccurs in sheep and rarely in cattle.Life cycle: 
expelled with dog faces are ingested by the intermediate host (sheep). The
hatch in the intestine and pass with the blood stream towards different organs. The larvaewhich reach the brain and spinal cord grow to the
stage. Coenurus cerebralis willfurther mature in the brain and spinal cord.Ante mortem findings:During migration of larval stage1.Blindness
Muscular tremor and in coordination3.Excitability and collapseInfection with the fully developed larval stage4.Salivation5.Wild expressions6.Frenzied running and convulsion7.Deviation of eye and head8.Loss of function9.Dullness10.Incomplete mastication11.Head pressing12.Incomplete paralysis and, in spinal cord involvement, inability to risePostmortem findings:
Thin walled cyst in the brain2.Lesion in the lumbar region and rarely, in the cervical area of the spine
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