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Differential Diagnoses for Salmonellosis by Animal Species

Differential Diagnoses for Salmonellosis by Animal Species

Animal species

Differential Diagnoses


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)


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


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)


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


Coliform enteritis; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis