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Tuberculosis in Cattle

By

Charles O. Thoen

, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University

Last full review/revision Aug 2014 | Content last modified Oct 2014

Most of the general discussion above applies to bovine TB. The introduction of milk pasteurization was a major step in the fight against Mycobacterium bovis TB and continues to be an important control procedure in many nonindustrialized countries.

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Clostridial Diseases
Anaerobic clostridial bacteria release toxins that can cause severe localized and systemic disease, many of which can be fatal if untreated. Which one of the following clostridial diseases results in intravascular hemolysis, hemolytic anemia, and hemoglobinuria in cattle?
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