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Necrotic Enteritis (NE): Postmortem Findings And Treatment

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What is Necrotic Enteritis (NE)

Necrotic Enteritis is the bacterial disease caused by Clostridium perfringenes which are gram-positive, rod-shaped, obligately anaerobic, CHO fermenting bacteria.

General Feature of Clostridium perfringenes

there are five types A, B, C, D E & each type produces toxin like alpha, gamma, beta, epsilon, etc. But in poultry A & C causing Necrotic Disease & Enterotoximia in poultry.

Source Of Infection

Its most common characteristics are ubiquitous that is found in soil, dust, litter & commonly found in poultry feed ingredients like maize, soya cake, fish meal, rice polish, rye, bajra, rice gluten, etc.

Postmortem Findings

Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in popultry
Intestinal Corrugation is the common feather of the NE especially duodenum & later part also
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in popultry
multifocal necrosis of liver when toxin produce by C. perfringenes
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in popultry
Brush point hemorrhage & thickened in the duodenum with NDat NDV
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in popultry
Pinpoint hemorrhage just outer part of duodenum with coccidiosis NE
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in popultry
Pinpoint hemorrhage & thickened just inner part of duodenum with coccidiosis NE
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in popultry
Hemorrhage in cecum along with coccidiosis
Necrotic enteritis, clostridium infection, enterotoximia in popultry, NE, NE in popultry
Eggs d\follicles turn tan yellowish color when birds became anemic caused by NE

Treatment

As necrotic Enteritis caused by the gram-positive bacteria, it is the most sensitive to penicillin types antibiotics. The normal penicillin types of antibiotics types drugs are Amoxycillin, ampicillin, carbenicillin, ticarcillin, and piperacillin, amoxicillin, nafcillin, oxacillin, dicloxacillin, flucloxacillin, and others such as lincomycin.

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Necrotic Enteritis always associated with intestinal coccidia called Emeria acervulina. maxima and others. to treat coccidial infection, using gut active sulphonamide such as sulphaclozine sodium, sulphadimidine, sulphadiazine along with potentiated sulphonamide, etc.

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