Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Conceptual Paper Volume 5 Issue 6

Lumpy Skin Disease

Sheikh Uzma Farooq1 and Aditya Sharma2

1Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar, India
2Department of Veterinary Pathology, Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar, India

*Corresponding Author: Aditya Sharma, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar, India.

Received: May 10, 2023; Published: May 22, 2023


Lumpy skin disease or LSD is a disease of cattle and buffaloes causing high morbidity rates in animals. In the year 2022, the disease caused a wide spread havoc throughout the Indian subcontinent affecting thousands of animals. Clinically the disease is manifested by nodules on skin along with fever and anorexia. Treatment is largely based on relieving the symptoms of the animals and providing them with balanced diet. Prevention of this disease is must as once spread, it transmits to other animals at a very high speed thus causing severe decrease in their productivity.

Keywords: Viral Disease; Morbidity; Fever; Nodules; Productivity


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Citation: Sheikh Uzma Farooq and Aditya Sharma. “Lumpy Skin Disease". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 5.6 (2023): 64-65.


Copyright: © 2023 Sheikh Uzma Farooq and Aditya Sharma. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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