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Record 1 2008-07-31


Subject field(s)
  • Animal Diseases

Enteric: pertaining to the small intestine ... enteric colibacillosis manifested as Escherichia coli gastro-enteritis in weaned pigs and as colibacillosis of newborn animals of any species.


Diary calves receiving milk replacer are more susceptible to enteric colibacillosis than those fed cow's milk, and when they are raised under intensified conditions, the rate of morbidity due to infection with E. coli may reach 75%. In pigs, enteric colibacillosis is responsible for about half of all intestinal diseases seen during the preweaning period and is also an important cause of death in weanling piglets.

Key term(s)
  • E. coli enteritis
  • E. coli scours


  • Maladies des animaux


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Enfermedades de los animales

La colibacilosis entérica se manifiesta por severas diarreas sin septicemia y está causada por cepas enteropatógenas de E. coli [...]

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