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name two other names of malignant catarrhal fever

bovine malignant catarrh(BMC)
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1

BMC stands for

bovine malignant catarrh

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name the virus of malignant catarrhal fever

gamma-herpesvirus

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malignant catarrhal fever virus is carried by
_______ in africa
_______ in usa

wildebeast
sheep

4

important point regarding spread of malignant catarrhal fever(MCF)

it does not transmit between infected cattle directly

5

two most important signs of MCF on face

catarrhal conjuntivitis
rhinitis

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most important sign of MCF on neck

lymph nodes of juglar groove are swollen
they form chain of nodules

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most constant lesion of malignant catarrhal fever

infilteration(perivascular and intramural) of mononuclear cells

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which structure of body characteristic lesion in MCF

brain

9

what happens in brain in MCF

cooked appearance
odour resembling broth

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behavior of gamma-herpesvirus(MCF virus) resembles _________ virus

lymphotrophic herpesvirus

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MCF virus is free in blood TRUE OR FALSE

FALSE
it is always in lymphocytes

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giant cell formation occurs in malignant catarrhal fever TRUE OR FALSE

FALSE

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malignant catarrhal fever is contagious among CATTLE TRUE OR FALSE

FALSE
it is not contagious among CATTLE