The brain and its membranes are hyperemic, small hemorrhages are visible in places. These changes are especially pronounced in the region of the ventral surface of the medulla oblongata and the pons.
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The disease is widespread in many countries of the world. It is registered in almost all climatic zones, especially in the area of developed sheep breeding.
In our country, the disease was first observed by P. N. Andreev (1928), and was described in detail by S. N. Muromtsev (1936). Economic damage depends on the spread of disease and death of animals and can be significant in certain seasons of the year.
The causative agent of the disease is C. perfringens tiPov C and D are large, thick, rod-shaped, Gram-positive bacteria with slightly rounded ends, sometimes filament-shaped with pointed ends.