Posts tagged Kidney

Black kidneys in cattle (renal lipofuscinosis)

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Samples were submitted from a bovine kidney with an abnormal coloration. The external surface showed a network pattern with a light brown colour that encircled millimetric round foci of darker brown coloration. (more…)

E. coli pyelonephritis in a pig carcass

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Samples of kidney from a porcine carcass were submitted from a hybrid male, 6 months old. The meat inspectors realized that besides the cortical lesion, showing whitish areas surrounded by a hemorrhagic halo, the renal pelvis was dilated. (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? (93)

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

Chronic bilateral bacterial pyelonephritis in a calf

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A male, 12 months old, Friesian breed  calf shows a bilateral alteration of the kidneys. The right one presents a vesicle of purulent material and adhesions to the liver.
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What is your diagnosis? (71)

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What is your diagnosis? (70)

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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? (63)

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What is your diagnosis? (62)

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