Fusobacterium necrophorum

Disease Overview

This disease, also known as necrotic laryngitis in cattle, is a normal inhabitant of the alimentary, respiratory, and genital tract of animals.

Merck Animal Health Solutions

For Fusobacterium necrophorum

NUFLOR (florfenicol) is an injectable antibiotic indicated for treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) (with Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, and Histophilus somni), bovine interdigital phlegmon (with Fusobacterium necrophorum and Bacteroides melaninogenicus) in cattle.

Clinical Signs

  • Severe lameness
  • FeverAnorexia
  • Loss of condition
  • Reduced milk production