Lymphoid (bovine)

What is your diagnosis? (19)


At the end of the post you can vote for the right diagnosis! (more…)

Tuberculous lesions: why is it important to confirm the diagnosis?


Passive surveillance based on the detection of tuberculous lesions in slaughtered animals is key to the eradication of tuberculosis. (more…)

Tuberculosis surveillance in slaughterhouses


Tuberculosis is a zoonosis caused by bacteria of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. In Catalonia, in the last 5 years, cases of bovine tuberculosis have decreased considerably due to the program being carried out to eradicate this disease. (more…)

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Bilirubin vs. Carotenoids


In a male, Rotbunte breed, 18 months old, bovine carcass a yellowish discoloration was observed in the adipose tissue, tendons and lymph nodes. The latter were slightly enlarged and edematous. (more…)

Sporadic bovine lymphoma in calves


A 10-month calf was reported with generalized lymphadenopathy and enlargement of the liver, spleen and thymus. There was also a proliferation of intercostal fat. (more…)

Bovine granulomatous lymphadenitis


The presence of granulomatous/caseous lesions in bvien carcass lymph nodes is strongly indicative of an infection by Mycobacterium bovis (Bovine Tuberculosis causal agent).   (more…)

Granulomatous like lesion in the spleen.


In a 4-year old female, Friesian, cattle, generalized edema was observed in the carcass and lymph nodes. Furthermore, the spleen presented a granulomatous like mass. The kidneys were pale and had multiple petechiae.

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