Posts tagged Lungs

What is your diagnosis? (67)

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

The 100 granuloma challenge

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As the New Year begins, it is time to make resolutions so that the one coming is better than the previous. From SESC we propose one for 2019: The 100 granuloma challenge! (more…)

Haemorrhages in a pig carcass: Don’t panic!

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With the recent detection of cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) in wild boars in Belgium, anyone can see that there is a certain risk of introduction of this disease into our territory. Also Classical Swine Fever (CSF) might be introduced. Therefore it is essential that all the actors involved in the pig sector are trained and alert. Two essential aspects for the control of these diseases are biosecurity and a good system of passive surveillance that ensures an early 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…)

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? (58)

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

Sheep can also have tuberculosis

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In this blog we have previously seen cases of carcases with tuberculous lesions in the bovine, caprine and wild boar species. In this post we want to show images of tuberculous lesions in the ovine species. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (55)

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

Black spots in the lungs of a pig

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In a 6-month-old, cross-breed pig carcass, multiple small well-defined black nodules were observed, some of them with a whitish center, distributed throughout the whole lung parenchyma. When sectioned,  the nodules showed a caseose-like content in the center. On the skin, after scalding,  black coloured lesions were seen at the level of the posterior right limb. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (44)

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What microorganism was cultured from this lesion? (more…)

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