Lumpy Skin Disease (Pseudo-urticaria, Neethling virus disease, exanthema nodularis bovis, knopvelsiekte)

Description Acute pox viral disease of cattle manifested with sudden appearance of nodules on the skin. Lumpy skin disease is..


Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF) (Snotsiekte – Africa, Malignant head catarrh, Catarrhal fever, Gangrenous coryza)

Description The African form of malignant catarrhal fever is due to alcelaphine herpesvirus-1. This virus is carried by wildebeest and..

Mucosal disease

is a highly fatal form of BVD that may be acute or chronic and is seen infrequently in persistently infected..



Description Neosporosis has been recognized in dogs, cattle, sheep, goats, deer, horses, and experimentally rodents, pigs, monkeys, and cats. It..


Pneumonic Pasteurellosis in Cattle

Description MANNHEIMIA HAEMOLYTICA and PASTEURELLA MULTOCIDA are the most common bacteria found in bovine pneumonia; probably can be primary pathogens..

Pseudocowpox, Parapoxvirus, in Cattle (Milker’s nodes, Paravaccinia)

Description Pseudocowpox (SUE-doe-cowpox) is a viral skin disease that causesmild sores on the teats and udders of cattle. This virus..


Q Fever in Ruminants

Q fever is a zoonotic bacterial infection associated primarily with parturient ruminants, although domestic animals such as cats and a..



Description Rabies is a disease of mammals caused by a member of the Lyssavirus genus of the Rhabdovirus family. Rabid..

Rift Valley Fever in Ruminants

A PHLEBOVIRUS of the familiy Bunyaviridae is the viral agent of Rift Valley Fever, an arthropod-borne viral disease seen in..

Rinderpest (RP), Peste Des Petits Ruminants

Rinderpest is an acute, highly contagious, fatal viral disease of cattle, buffalo and wild ruminants manifested by inflammation, haemorrhage, erosions..