Department of the Interior

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...eyes are noticed early, and later become severe. The discharges become muco-purulent and acrid, excoriating the sides of the nose. Clouding of the fluid in the anterior chamber is of frequent occurrence and may lead to total blindness. Partial deafness also occurs. In many cases the partial paralysis of the hind-quarters seen in other animals is also observed. Parasites as a rule are constantly present Fig. 139.--Nagana in a goat. (After Lave ran and Mosnil, 1902, Fig. 5.) in the blood from the time of their first appearance until death. Postmortem examinations show lesions closely resembling the ones found in other animals. TRYPANOSOMIASIS OF GOATS. This species of animals is apparently not susceptible to natural infection, and on inoculation the disease runs so chronic a course that some authors consider them immune. The duration and the mortality do not appear to be well defined. Post says that goats inoculated with surra blood have fever, but soon recover, and subsequent doses do but very little harm. They are refractory to the disease and parasites are not generally found in the blood. Yoges considers them susceptible to mal dc caderas by inoculation and says the disease lasts for several months. The animals at first show no symptoms, and often do not do so for months; but emaciation finally begins, and death is usually sudden. Trypanosoma are periodically absent from the blood. Bruce considers goats susceptible to nagana by inoculation, but says that the disease runs a chronic course, often lasting for several months. Laveran and Mesnil inoculated a goat with Tr. brucei, and it was still alive at the time of publication of their article three months later. They say that the beginning of the disease in these animals is much the same as in...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236518551
  • 9781236518552