Necrotic enteritis predisposing factors in broiler chickens.

Abstract

Necrotic enteritis in chickens develops as a result of infection with pathogenic strains of Clostridium perfringens and the presence of predisposing factors. Predisposing factors include elements that directly change the physical properties of the gut, either damaging the epithelial surface, inducing mucus production, or changing gut transit times; factors… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/03079457.2016.1150587

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