Posts tagged Infectious

Pneumonia in a calf caused by Mycoplasma bovis

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We received samples from a 11-month-old carcass of a Asturiana de los Valles breed calf. The lung showed nodules from 0,5 cm to 2 cm in diameter, with caseous content at the cut surface, that were distributed craneo-ventrally in the apical and caudal lobes. Also, scant similar nodules showing similar appearance could be seen in the parietal pleura. (more…)

Infectious sinusitis of turkeys (Mycoplasma gallisepticum)

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A flock of turkeys arrives at the slaughterhouse, presenting 30% of the animals affected with a respiratory process localized within the upper respiratory tract. The animals showed a severe sinusitis of the infraorbital sinuses accompanied by facial edema, conjunctivitis and nasal discharge. (more…)

Pyogranulomatous lymphadenitis due to Actinobacillus lignieresii in a cow

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In a 15-year-old cross-bred cow, a unilateral increase in the size of the retropharyngeal and prescapular lymph nodes is observed. Upon section yellowish and slightly mineralized lesions generated a suspicion of bovine tuberculosis. (more…)

Nontuberculous tuberculous lesions in a calf

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Multiple granulomatous lesions in the mesenteric lymph nodes were observed in an 11-month-old cross-bred calf. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (97)

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

The invisible zoonosis (I): Salmonella in pig meat

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Salmonella is a major foodborne pathogen worldwide. A total of 91,857 cases of salmonellosis were reported in the European Union during 2019 (EFSA 2019), of which 8,730 were registered in Spain. (more…)

Canal de xai amb icterícia.
Canal de xai amb icterícia.

What is your diagnosis? (95)

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

An (atypical) case of PDNS that set off the alarms

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Samples were submitted of a 6-month-old hybrid male pig carcass with widespread petechial haemorrhagic lesions of lymph nodes, skin, kidneys, spleen, and other viscera, as well as gallbladder oedema. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (94)

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Hepatic abscesses in an adult bovine

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In a 37-month-old cattle carcass belonging to the brown Pyrenees breed, multiple nodules of 2 to 3 cm in diameter were observed in the liver, with a soft, yellowish content with purulent appearance. When removing the liver with the rest of the viscera, adhesions to the rumen were observed and an abscess with blackish fluid content ruptured. (more…)

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