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.
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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