Enterococcal - associated vertebral osteoarthritis (Evoa) in broiler chicken in Malaysia : a case report

Basit Zeshan, and Khaing A.T, and Nur Hardy Abu Daud, (2015) Enterococcal - associated vertebral osteoarthritis (Evoa) in broiler chicken in Malaysia : a case report. In: 2nd World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) and World Poultry Science Association (WPSA) (Malaysia Branch) Scientifix Conference, 21 - 23 September 2015, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Enterococcus cecoruminfection is an emerging pathogen of poultry causing femoral head necrosis and spondylitis increasingly been described in various countries over the past decade. This case report describes the first outbreak of clinical enterococcal related osteoarthritis in chicken flocks in Malaysia. In May, 2015, a 4-week- old broiler chicken flock in Kelantan, Malaysia displayed a veriety of clinical signs, including swollen, inflamed hocks, hock sitting, lameness, paresis or complete paralysis, with greenish white diarrhoea and mortality rate of 5% at day 36 post hatch.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Deposited By: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2016 15:27
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2016 15:40
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/5050

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