Posts tagged Parasites

Strongylosis in a horse carcass

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In a 12 months old Cavall Pirinenc Català breed horse carcass the presence of abundant nodular structures disseminated on the peritoneum and abdominal fat was observed. Inside the cysts, nematode larvae were found. (more…)

White spherical lesions in the abdominal viscera of a tuna

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An enquiry was submitted by an inspector of a fishermen’s guild that observed multiple spherical white lesions in a red tuna (Thunnus thynnus) liver.
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What is your diagnosis? (68)

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

What is your diagnosis? (66)

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At the end of the post you can vote for the right diagnosis!
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What is your diagnosis? (65)

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

Hydatidosis in a sow carcass

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In a 2-year-old, hybrid breed, sow carcass, multiple vesicular, whitish, variable-sized lesions, between 2 and 4 cm in diameter, were seen in the liver parenchyma.

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Any given day in a porcine slaughterhouse

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Last Friday, July the 6th we organized a practical workshop on lesion identification and description for porcine slaughterhouse official meat inspectors. To do this, we went to two pig slaughterhouses in Osona to collect condemned viscera. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (59)

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

What is your diagnosis? (55)

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

Parasitic cholangitis in bovine liver

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One of the most common reasons for bovine liver condemnation at slaughterhose is the distomatosis or infestation of the liver by flukes, parasites of the class trematoda  (also called trematodosis). This nomenclature includes parasites of the families Fasciolidae, Dicrocoeliidae and Opistorchiidae. (more…)

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