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Investigation of an outbreak of contagious echthyma in the sheep

, : Investigation of an outbreak of contagious echthyma in the sheep. Avances en Alimentacion y Mejora Animal 32(1): 25-29

The clinical and epidemiological aspects of an outbreak of contagious ecthyma in a group of 199 Talaverana ewes and 223 lambs <1 month old at a farm in the Oropesa district, Toledo, Spain. The outbreak lasted 40 days and affected 77.6% of the lambs. The mean duration of clinical signs was 14 days.

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