Tropical Animal Health and Production

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 255–256 | Cite as

Contagious skin necrosis of Somali camels associated withStreptococcus agalactiae

  • R. M. Edelsten
  • R. G. Pegram
Short Communication


Public Health Veterinary Medicine Skin Necrosis Contagious Skin 


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© E. & S. Livingstone Ltd 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Edelsten
    • 1
  • R. G. Pegram
    • 1
  1. 1.British Veterinary TeamHargeisaSomali Democratic Republic

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