Pathological and microbiological findings in 38 lambs with watery mouth.

@article{Gilmour1985PathologicalAM,
  title={Pathological and microbiological findings in 38 lambs with watery mouth.},
  author={James S. Gilmour and William Donachie and Frazier Eales},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1985},
  volume={117 13},
  pages={
          335-7
        }
}
Thirty-eight lambs with watery mouth were presented alive for necropsy. The most frequently found abnormality was enteritis, in 25 lambs. Bacteria were cultured from the gut contents of all lambs and bacteraemia was detected at high frequency at necropsy, though very much less frequently six hours before. Escherichia coli strains did not possess K99 antigen. It was concluded that absolute starvation and septicaemia were unlikely causes of the disease; that there is support for the hypothesis… CONTINUE READING
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