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- Adler-Ashkenazy, L., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- The veterinary journal 2017 v.219 pp. 34-39
- Clostridiales; Mycoplasma; Porphyromonas; Veillonellaceae; bacterial communities; biopsy; cows; dairy herds; death; etiology; fascia; histopathology; immune response; indicator species; microbiome; neutrophils; ribosomal DNA; sepsis (infection); Israel
- ... Bovine necrotic vulvovaginitis (BNVV) is a severe and potentially fatal disease of post-partum cows that emerged in Israel after large dairy herds were merged. While post-partum cows are commonly affected by mild vulvovaginitis (BVV), in BNVV these benign mucosal abrasions develop into progressive deep necrotic lesions leading to sepsis and death if untreated. The etiology of BNVV is still unknown ...