dermatophilosis

dermatophilosis

 [der″mah-to-fi-lo´sis]
an actinomycotic disease caused by Dermatophilus congolensis, affecting cattle, sheep, horses, goats, deer, and sometimes human beings. In humans it is marked by nonpainful pustules on the hands and arms; the lesions break down and form shallow red ulcers which regress spontaneously, leaving some scarring.

der·ma·to·phi·lo·sis

(der'mă-tō-fi-lō'sis),
An infectious exudative dermatitis of cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and other animals (occasionally humans) caused by the bacterium Dermatophilus congolensis; severe (sometimes fatal) dermatophilosis is seen in cattle in Africa and the Caribbean, invariably in association with Amblyomma variegatum tick infestations.

dermatophilosis

/der·ma·to·phi·lo·sis/ (-fĭ-lo´sis) an actinomycotic disease caused by Dermatophilus congolensis, affecting ruminants, horses, and sometimes humans. The human disease is marked by painless upper limb pustules that break down and form shallow red ulcers that later regress and leave scarring.

der·ma·to·phi·lo·sis

(dĕr'mă-tō-fĭ-lō'sis)
An exudative, pustular dermatitis affecting a wide range of animals, including, occasionally, humans; particularly severe in ruminants. Theetiologic agent is a gram-positive bacterium, Dermatophilus congolensis.
Synonym(s): proliferative dermatitis, streptothrichosis, streptotrichiasis, streptotrichosis.

dermatophilosis

a group of diseases caused by Dermatophilus spp. Includes mycotic dermatitis, strawberry footrot.
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The resistance to dermatophilosis of Dinka cattle breed, Dinka crossbred and Boran, Friesian, Jersey, Sahiwal crossbreds.
Dermatophilosis is an acute, subacute or chronic exudative dermatitis of animals caused by Dermatophilus congolensis and characterised by exudation, matting of hairs and formation of crusts and thick scabs (Zaria,1993).
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Ticks are blood suckers, damage skins, hides, intoxicate and predispose cattle to dermatophilosis and myiasis (Gates and Wescott, 2000; Mtshali et al.
Ticks are blood suckers that damage skins, hides and predispose cattle to dermatophilosis and myiasis (Mtshali et al.
Diagnosis and treatment of bovine, ovine and equine dermatophilosis.
Economic aspects of outbreaks of dermatophilosis in first-calving cows in nine herds of dairy cattle in Israel.
Dermatophilosis (also known as streptothrichosis, or in sheep as 'lumpy wool disease') is caused by bacterium Dermatophilus congolensis, the type species of genus Dermatophilus, which is a member of the order Actinomycetales (Stewart, 1972 and Msami et al.
Folliculitis: Staphylococcal pyoderma, dermatophilosis, and dermatophytosis.
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