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Differential Diagnoses for Salmonellosis by Animal Species

Differential Diagnoses for Salmonellosis by Animal Species

Animal species

Differential Diagnoses

Cattle

Neonatal diarrhea due to enterotoxigenic E coli infection; infection with verotoxigenic E coli; coccidiosis; cryptosporidiosis; bovine viral diarrhea; infection with Clostridium perfringens Types A, B, C; winter dysentery; infection with Mycoplasma bovis (polyarthritis and pneumonia)

Sheep

Enteric and septicemic colibacillosis; septicemia due to Histophilus spp or Pasteurella spp; coccidiosis

Pigs

Enteric and septicemic colibacillosis; swine dysentery; infection with Clostridium difficile of piglets and weanlings; infectionwith Brachyspira hyodysenteriae;campylobacteriosis; septicemias of growing pigs (which include Erysipelas infection, Lawsonia intracellularis, classical swine fever and pasteurellosis)

Horses

Septicemia (due to E coli, infection with Actinobacillus equuli, or streptococci)

Poultry

Coliform enteritis; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis