swine erysipelas meaning

  "swine erysipelas" in a sentence
  • [Medicine]
    An acute and chronic contagious disease of young pigs caused by Erysipelothrix insidiosa.n : a destructive contagious disease of various mammals and birds that is caused by a bacterium of the genus Erysipelothrix (E. rhusiopathiae), that may occur in an acute highly fatal septicemic form or take a chronic course marked by endocarditis, arthritis, or hives, and that is of esp. economic importance in swine and domesticated turkeys —called also erysipelas


  1. with simultaneous salmon ella or swine erysipelas infection, the spleen may be enlarged and dark.
  2. diagnostic techniques for swine erysipelas

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