OMIA:001276-9913 : Facial eczema in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: sheep

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:001276-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2016 Kannan, K., Mason, W.A., Cuttance, E.L. :
Variability in concentrations of zinc in serum and feed when using zinc oxide as a supplement for the prevention of facial eczema. N Z Vet J :1-4, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27488514. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2016.1220337.
2013 Morris, C.A., Phua, S.H., Cullen, N.G., Towers, N.R. :
Review of genetic studies of susceptibility to facial eczema in sheep and dairy cattle. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 56:156-170, 2013. DOI: 10.1080/00288233.2012.757240.
2004 Morris, CA., Towers, NR., Hohenboken, WD., Maqbool, N., Smith, BL., Phua, SH. :
Inheritance of resistance to facial eczema: a review of research findings from sheep and cattle in New Zealand. N Z Vet J 52:205-15, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15768115. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2004.36431.
2001 Munday, R., Thompson, A.M., Smith, B.L., Towers, N.R., O'Donnell, K., McDonald, R.M., Stirnemann, M. :
A zinc-containing intraruminal device for prevention of the sporidesmin-induced cholangiopathy of facial eczema in calves New Zealand Veterinary Journal 49:29-33, 2001.
1998 Morris, C.A., Burton, L.J., Towers, N.R., Cullen, N.G., Rendel, J.M., Johnson, D.L. :
Genetics of susceptibility to facial eczema in Friesian and Jersey cattle New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 41:347-357, 1998.
1991 Morris, C.A., Towers, N.R., Smith, B.L., Southey, B.R. :
Progeny Testing Bulls for Susceptibility to Facial Eczema New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 34:413-417, 1991.
1986 Smith, B.L., Gravett, I.M. :
Uniformity of response of identical twin cattle to sporidesmin intoxication New Zealand Veterinary Journal 34:217-219, 1986.
1942 Cunningham, T.J., Hopkirk, C.S.M., Filmer, J.E. :
Photosensitivity diseases in New Zealand. I. Facial eczema: its clinical pathological, and biochemical characteristics New Zealand Journal of Science and Technology 24A:185-198, 1942.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 04 Dec 2020