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Black Quarter

What is Black Quarter (BQ)?
Black quarter is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Clostridium chauvoei, a Gram-positive bacterium and is characterized by inflammation with gaseous oedema of skeletal muscle and severe toxemia. The acute nature of the disease makes successful treatment difficult, but there is an effective vaccine available to provide animals with protective immunity.
What causes Black Quarter in bovines?
Where the disease is found?
How the disease is diagnosed in animals?
Any treatment is available?
How to prevent the disease? Does vaccine available?
What is the vaccination schedule?