• February 17, 2021

Antibiótico: Tratamiento de enfermedades infecciosas causadas por bacterias como Neumonías, Carbón Sintomático, Edema maligno, Enterotoxemias, Ántrax, . Anthrax in cattle in southern Brazil: Carbúnculo hemático em bovinos no sul do Brasil: Ana Lucia SchildI,; Elisa Simone V. SallisII;. El ántrax es una infección provocada por una bacteria. Aunque se ve sobre todo en animales de pasto, como ovejas, cerdos, cabras, caballos y bueyes.

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In this area there are about 2, cattle and 1, sheep. Anttax high temperatures may have facilitated the multiplication of B. Morbidity rate varied between 0.

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In the other outbreaks the animals were vacunow dead, suggesting that the disease was peracute. It was considered a threat to public health in USA, afterwhen the bacteria were liberated intentionally in that country Bales et al.

All outbreaks occurred in cattle in the southeastern and southern region of the state, in municipalities on the border with Uruguay Fig. In Outbreak 7 the cacunos reported that rn disease was occurring since some months ago, with sporadic deaths, and that it affected also 15 sheep out of 1, and 4 horses out of A spotlight on anthrax. Because Bacillus anthracis -like bacteria were observed in the polychromatic methylene blue stain of blood smears Fig.

Nevertheless, the endemic occurrence in the southern and southeastern region of Rio Grande do Sul suggests that cattle in these regions should be vaccinated annually.

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Later, anthrax eb diagnosed in cattle found dead without the observation of clinical signs. Ten outbreaks of anthrax were confirmed from January to Marchrepresenting 0.

In Argentina, between andfrom samples with natrax of anthrax, 25 were positive. Epidemiologic response to anthrax outbreaks: On the other hand an increase in the number of outbreaks was reported also from Argentina and Uruguay in the last 3 years, between and Rojas et al.


Sallis II ; Mauro P. The disease was reported in Rio Grande do Sul affecting cattle, sheep, horses, goats and pigs SaraivaSantos et al. Data of the municipality and season of occurrence of the disease, age and breed of affected animals, and the use of anthrax vaccines on the farms were recorded.


In Outbreaks 3, 4 and 6 there was no information about vaccination. Anthrax is a highly fatal infectious disease caused by Bacillus anthracisa Gram- positive, aerobic, encapsulated bacillus which produces spores that in favorable conditions can persist in the environment for decades before infecting the host. Five outbreaks occurred between January and March, three outbreaks between May and July, and two outbreaks in October-November.

Diagnosis can be reliably made with the polychromatic methylene blue staining of blood or exudates smears. In an outbreak in Canada, grazing at short distance from the soil during forage shortage was suggested as a probable source of infection for cattle Parkinson et al. The spleen was softened and enlarged with gelatinous liquid aspect.

Services on Demand Journal. In Table 2the meteorological data from the area where outbreaks occurred are reported.

In Outbreak 6 cattle had been transported recently from another farm. In the polychromic methylene blue stained slides a metachromatic typical capsule was observed Fig. Priebe IV ; Milton B. Anthrax is endemic all over the world, but the possibility of the bacteria to grow and multiply as saprophytes in the environment has vacunso been established definitively. Despite the large population of sheep in the region, anthrax was not diagnosed in this species during the period, and only one farmer mentioned the death of some of them.

In Outbreaks 2, 3 and 8 the disease affected 4-year-old or older cattle. Only one farmer reported that sheep and horses were also affected.


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Accessed on 30th April Most outbreaks affected non-vaccinated animals of different ages suggesting that routine vaccination is very important in prevention of the disease. Received on May 30, Brotes de carbunclo bacteridiano en la provincia de La Pampa Argentina.

All diagnoses were made on specimens sent by veterinarians or collected vacumos the author s in visits to the affected farms. Anthrax in cattle in southern Brazil: Outbreaks of anthrax are frequent in tropical and subtropical countries with high annual rainfalls.

Cattle found dead had dark tarry blood, which did not clot, from the natural orifices, and wntrax the typical “sawhorse” posture. In Outbreak 7 cattle of different ages were affected. The use of previously plowed areas for animal grazing after harvest with the appearance of spores, which were previ-ously underground, has been suggested as an explanation of the occurrence of the disease Parkinson et al. Epidemiological data of those outbreaks are presented in Table 1.

It is suggested that in flooded areas the spores of Bacillus anthracis float and disperse, and later, under dry conditions, they concentrate causing outbreaks Turner et al. Such a source could result in wide dissemination of the agent in the environment.

This explanation seems questionable in the outbreaks reported in Rio Grande do Sul, because sheep which are numerous in the southern and southeastern region of the state and which antrqx graze near the soil were not affected. In Brazil, anthrax was reported for the first time in the forties, but there were anecdotal reports of the disease before that Langenegger