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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

ABATTOIR.

WELCOME BACK, ABATTOIR, THIS IS A PLACE WHERE ANIMALS ARE SLAUGHTERED, PROCESSED AND TRANSPORTED TO THE MARKET IN GOOD CONDITION, THAT IS THE CARCASSESS ARE TRANSPORTED TO THE MARKET, FRESH AND WHOLESOME FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. TUBERCULOSIS, IS A COMMON DISEASE IN THE ABATTOIR, AND THE VETS ARE DOING ALL POSSIBLE TO ENSURE THAT TUBERCULOSUS ORGANS AND CARCASSES ARE NOT RELEASED TO THE MARKET. TUBERCULOSIS, CAUSED BY MYCOBACTERIUM SPP, ITS ZOONOTIC, AND IT EASILY SPREADS. TUBERCULOSIS, ITS VERY IMPORTANT BECAUSE OFM ITS ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE, WHEN ANIMALS ARE AFFECTED, THEY WASTE AWAY, T.B IS A DEBILITATING DISEASE, LOSS OF WEIGHT, APPETITE, DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING, HENCE ANIMAL FINDS IT DIFFICULT TO MOVE. TUBERCULOSIS, SIMPLY REFERRED TO AS T.B, VERY DEBILITATING, BOTH IN ANIMALS AND MAN, HENCE IT IS NOT TO BE HANDLED WITH KIDS GLOVE. T.B, IT CAN BE GENERALISED, OR LOCALISED, IT CAN AFFECT ANY ORGAN IN THE BODY, T.B CAN BE RECOGNISED AS NODULAR LESIONS, THESE ARE YELLOWISH , CHEESSY AND GIVE A GRITTY SOUND WHEN YOU CUT THROUGH, THE NODULES.T.B CAN BE EASILY IDENTIFIED IN ORGANS WHEN YOU CHECK LYMPH NODES DRAINING THAT ORGANS OR YOU CAN PALPATE THE ORGANS AND CHECK FOR NODULES, WHICH CAN BE DEEP SEATED OR SUPERFICIAL.T.B CAN AFFECT ALL ORGANS , BUT THE LUNGS ARE THE MOST AFFECTED. FRIENDS, HAVE YOU SEEN TUBERCULOSUS ORGANS? DO YOU KNOW HOW TO IDENTIFY THESE? STAY WITH ME AND LEARN.

welcome to my world.

hi, welcome. my name is dr(mrs)HB ojuri, my friends call me echbee. who is a vet? a vet, in local language an animal doctor, she is intrested in the well_being of your pets, livestock and also safety of mankind. A vet, is intrested in general health check of animals and man, so as not to confuse you, let me break it down, 1) public health, the vet makes sure that the animals to be slaughtered are fit for slaughter, by carrying out ante mortem inspection, upon slaughtering of the animals, thorough post mortem examination is carried out to ensure that the carcass is wholesome and fit for human consumption, after slaughtering is over she ensures that the carcasses get to the market in good conditions, by eneuring that theey are transported, in neat, well ventilated vans. what is the importance of these? this is how we take care of human beings, in fact in school, we were told that humans are our first patients. the exercise above is to keep out disease, that are meat-borne, or to say it properly, zoonotic diseases, what is a zoonotic disease,? this is a disease that can be transferred from animals to man and vice versa, important diseases include, tuberculosis, fascioliasis, these we will discuss fully. DO YOU KNOW THAT TUBERCULOSIS, SUPPRESSESS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, HENCE ALLOWS FOR OTHER INFECTIONS.

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