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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Article Title

Enterotoxemia of Sheep

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Infectious enterotoxemia is an acute, highly fatal toxemia of sheep, which is produced by the anaerobic bacillus, Clostridium perfringens (Clostridium welchii) type D, and is characterized by sudden prostration and congestion of the abomasum and small intestine.