Animal diseases

2017-07-27T17:56:43+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Fasciolosis, Glanders, Scrapie, Swine influenza, Toxoplasmosis, Histoplasmosis, African trypanosomiasis, Epizootic, Paratuberculosis, Gastroenteritis, Heterochromia iridum, Zoonosis, Brucellosis, Leptospirosis, Filariasis, Myxomatosis, Enterotoxemia, Enteritis, Braxy, Severe combined immunodeficiency (non-human) flashcards Animal diseases
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  • Fasciolosis
    Fasciolosis (also known as fascioliasis, fasciolasis, distomatosis and liver rot) is a parasitic worm infection caused by the common liver fluke Fasciola hepatica as well as by Fasciola gigantica.
  • Glanders
    Glanders (from Middle English glaundres or Old French glandres, both meaning glands; Latin: malleus, German: Rotz; also known as "equinia", "farcy", and "malleus") is an infectious disease that occurs primarily in horses, mules, and donkeys.
  • Scrapie
    Scrapie is a fatal, degenerative disease that affects the nervous systems of sheep and goats.
  • Swine influenza
    Swine influenza, also called pig influenza, swine flu, hog flu and pig flu, is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses.
  • Toxoplasmosis
    Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by Toxoplasma gondii.
  • Histoplasmosis
    Histoplasmosis (also known as "Cave disease," "Darling's disease," "Ohio valley disease," "reticuloendotheliosis," "spelunker’s lung" and "caver's disease") is a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum.
  • African trypanosomiasis
    African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness, is a parasitic disease of humans and other animals.
  • Epizootic
    In epizoology, an epizootic (from Greek: epi- upon + zoon animal) is a disease event in a nonhuman animal population, analogous to an epidemic in humans.
  • Paratuberculosis
    Paratuberculosis or Johne's disease /ˈjoʊnə/ is a contagious, chronic and sometimes fatal infection that primarily affects the small intestine of ruminants.
  • Gastroenteritis
    Gastroenteritis, also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine.
  • Heterochromia iridum
    In anatomy, heterochromia (ancient Greek: ἕτερος, héteros, different + χρώμα, chróma, color) is a difference in coloration, usually of the iris but also of hair or skin.
  • Zoonosis
    Zoonoses (/ˌzoʊ.əˈnoʊsᵻs/, plural -/ˈnoʊsiz/, also spelled zoönoses; singular zoonosis (or zoönosis); from Greek: ζῷον zoon "animal" and νόσος nosos "sickness") are infectious diseases of animals (usually vertebrates) that can naturally be transmitted to humans.
  • Brucellosis
    Brucellosis is a highly contagious zoonosis caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or undercooked meat from infected animals, or close contact with their secretions.
  • Leptospirosis
    Leptospirosis is an infection caused by corkscrew-shaped bacteria called Leptospira.
  • Filariasis
    Filariasis (or philariasis) is a parasitic disease caused by an infection with roundworms of the Filarioidea type.
  • Myxomatosis
    Myxomatosis (sometimes shortened to "myxo" or "myxy") is a disease that affects rabbits and is caused by the myxoma virus.
  • Enterotoxemia
    Enterotoxemia is an infection by Clostridium perfringens which affects several types of domesticated animals, but is not known to affect humans.
  • Enteritis
    Enteritis is inflammation of the small intestine.
  • Braxy
    Braxy is an inflammatory disease in the abomasal lining of sheep caused by the bacterium Clostridium septicum (aka Bacillus septicus), followed by rapid death.
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (non-human)
    The severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is a severe immunodeficiency genetic disorder that is characterized by the complete inability of the adaptive immune system to mount, coordinate, and sustain an appropriate immune response, usually due to absent or atypical T and B lymphocytes.