Abdominal cavity is examined for omphalophlebitis
and urachus and no abnormalities were found.
This infection may occur soon after the birth and may also result in omphalitis omphalophlebitis omphaloarteritis or urachitis of the urachus (Ganga that become source of navel infection include when an umbilical cord is cut at a level very close to abdominal wall of calf poor navel hygiene practices and unfavorable environmental conditions such as parturition of cow in unhygienic calving pens inadequate colostrum feeding within six hours after calving or having the umbilical stump sucked on by other calves if newborn calf is mixed with other calves after calving (Smith 2003).
Continued infection may result in generalized omphalitis omphalophlebitis omphaloarteritis or infection of the urachus with extension to the bladder causing cystitis (Reef 1987).
Omphalophlebitis omphaloarteritis and urachitis are terms used to further describe the extension of inflammation or infection from the external umbilicus to the intra-abdominal segment of the umbilical vein umbilical arteries and urachus respectively (Kasari 1993).
Incision or wound infections (n = 6), infection from intravenous catheter (n = 2), bacteremia (n = 2), pneumonia (n = 1), infection from surgical implant (n = 1), septic arthritis (n = 1), omphalophlebitis
(n = 1), gluteal abscess (n = 1), and osteomyelitis (n = 1) were identified.
1993) diagnosed navel ill or omphalophlebitis
in 13 calves.