What is Necrotic Enteritis (NE)?
Necrotic Enteritis (NE)is bacterial disease which is caused by Clostridum perfringenes organism. It is the most devastating disease for poultry due to huge economic impact around 6-7 billion us dollar globally.
Necrotic Enteritis always occurred with coccidiosis (Emeria acervulina & Emeria mitis)hat are most confusing in the field.
Its gram positive, rod shaped, obligate anaerobic organism. Its fermant glucose, fructose, sucrose etc.
There are five types A,B,C,D,E which producing several toxin like alpha,gama, beta, epsilon etc C.perfringenes. Types A & C only responsible causing Necrotic Enteritis & enterotoximia in poultry.
C.perfringenes ubiquitous that are normal inhabitant at intestinal tract of poultry, soil, litter etc,