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Disease

Any condition that causes the systems of an animal to not function properly

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Sporadic

Isolated in a single animal

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Enzootic

Disease occurs repeatedly in a particular locality (within 30 mile radius)

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Epizootic

Disease that effects a large number of animals in a short period of time in a particular area

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Panzootic

Disease that spreads rapidly over a short period of time (foot and mouth disease)

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What are noninfectious diseases

Injuries
Poisons / chemicals
Poor nutrition
Birth defects
Other things not caused by an organism within the animal

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Cocci (looks like)

Round spherical shaped bacteria

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Staphylocci (looks like)

Cocci bunched together like grapes

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An example of a Staphylocci diseases

Mastis in cattle

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Streptococci

Cocci are strung together like chains

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Bacilli

Rod shaped, single, pairs, or arranged in chains

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Bacilli are moved by

Flagella

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Diseases that are caused by Bacilli

Anthrax
Blackleg
Tuberculosis

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Spiral Bacteria characteristics

Shaped like spirals of corkscrews
Very motile
Live very well in the reproductive tracts in animals

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An example of a disease caused by Spiral Bacteria

Leptospirosis

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Characteristics of viruses

Both living and nonliving material