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Anaplasmosis

Anaplasmosis  

 

Anaplasmosis is a vector borne, infectious disease of cattle. It is caused by rickesttsial parasites, mostly Anaplasma marginale and Anaplasma centrale in cattle. Sheep and goats are much less commonly affected by anaplasmosis.

Synonyms:

Yellow bag, Yellow fever

 

Clinical Signs

·        Severe anaemia  

·        High fever

·        Weightloss

·        Lethargy

·        Exercise intolerance

·        Lack of appetite

·        Drop in milk production  

·        Gums will be pale and/or yellow

·        Labored breathing

·        Breathlessnes

·        Jaundice

·        Uncoordinated movements

·        Abortion

·        Still births are common 

·        Constipation,

·        Death

 

Calves may not show clinical signs of the disease, but Cattle 1 to 3 years old may show increasingly more severe clinical signs. 


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