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European vaccine may combat poultry disease

Monday, July 01, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Janice Kim
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Recent reduction in the use of antibiotic growth promoters in poultry feeds has resulted in a dramatic increase in necrotic enteritis, which causes lesions in the intestine from exposure to Clostridium perfringens. Under conditions of environmental stress, especially following mild duodenal or intestinal coccidiosis, Clostridum perfringens may proliferate in the intestinal tract, resulting in necrotic enterititis...


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