Enterotoxemia in Cattle
Keywords:Enterotoxemia, infectious, Clostridium, feedlot
Enterotoxemia is an acute infectious but non-contagious disease caused by the toxins of Clostridium perfringens Type D or C, or both and characterized by sudden death. This disease is often suspected and diagnosed clinically quite frequently in feedlot cattle. A definitive diagnosis is difficult in most cases.