Clostridium in Mares and Foals

Newborn foals are especially susceptible to gastrointestinal diseases such as clostridial enterocolitis, which is characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhea, toxemia, shock, or death without prior signs. While this disease occurs only sporadically, it is highly fatal. Clostridium perfringens is one of the most common species of this organism to cause enterocolitis, but it has several

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