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.

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.
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An overview on dermatophilosis of animals: a review.
Dermatophilosis is exudative and pustular dermatitis affecting mammals with frequent affections in cattle, sheep, goats and horses and pigs, dogs and cats rarely (Nath, 2010).
The resistance to dermatophilosis of Dinka cattle breed, Dinka crossbred and Boran, Friesian, Jersey, Sahiwal crossbreds.
macrostachyus are used as ethnoveterinary medicine in Ethiopia and Kenya for abdominal pain, blackleg, bleeding, bloat, colic, constipation, dermatophilosis, epilepsy, fever, rabies, rectum prolapsed, ringworm, scabies, skin diseases, warts, and wounds [17, 21, 23, 35, 36, 38, 44, 48, 68, 75-78].
However, the characteristic CE lesions can be similar to those observed in foot and mouth disease, goat pox, vesicular stomatitis, Staphylococcal dermatitis, dermatophilosis, ulcerative dermatosis (1, 7) and blue tongue (7).
Ojo, "Preliminary observations on bovine cutaneous nocardiosis and dermatophilosis in the subhumid climate of southern Nigeria," Revue d'Elevage et de Medecine Veterinaire des Pays Tropicaux, vol.
These projects were, however, not sustainable due to factors such as high environmental temperature, high humidity, inadequate nutrition and diseases (for example trypanosomiasis, dermatophilosis and heart water) which affected the performance of these exotic breeds.
Ticks are blood suckers, damage skins, hides, intoxicate and predispose cattle to dermatophilosis and myiasis (Gates and Wescott, 2000; Mtshali et al., 2004).
variegatum, mainly heartwater and dermatophilosis. Also of great concern have been the huge economic loses that would be anticipated if the tick and its animal diseases were introduced into South, Central, and North America (28,29).
The collected tissue was subjected for histopathological examination immediately after surgery which revealed interdigital hyperplasia associated with hyperkeratosis, demodicosis and dermatophilosis (Fig.
Ticks are blood suckers that damage skins, hides and predispose cattle to dermatophilosis and myiasis (Mtshali et al., 2004), induce paralysis or toxicosis, and cause physical damage to livestock.