Dermatophilosis in camels (Camelus dromedarius Linnaeus, 1758) in Kenya.

@article{Gitao1992DermatophilosisIC,
  title={Dermatophilosis in camels (Camelus dromedarius Linnaeus, 1758) in Kenya.},
  author={C G Gitao},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={1992},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={1079-86}
}
  • C G Gitao
  • Published 1992 in Revue scientifique et technique
Natural dermatophilosis (caused by Dermatophilus congolensis Van Saceghem, 1915) has only recently been described in camels (Camelus dromedarius). Further work has shown that the disease is actually widespread. At the Ol Maisor farm where it was first diagnosed (in the Laikipia district of northern Kenya), detailed investigations have revealed that thirty camels (ten calves and twenty adult animals) were infected. The signs varied from mild to more than 50% skin involvement. Patches of wool on… CONTINUE READING

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