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Keratoconjunctivitis infectious

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Keratoconjunctivitis, infectious

infectious diseases of cattle, sheep, and goats, characterised by blepharospasm, lacrimation, conjunctivitis, and varying degrees of corneal opacity and ulceration. In cattle the causative agent is moraxella (moraxella) bovis; in sheep, mycoplasma, rickettsia, chlamydia, or acholeplasma; in goats, rickettsia.