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What is your diagnosis? (73)

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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…)

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? (39)

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

Granulomatous lymphadenitis in a wild boar

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A meat inspector form a an establishment processing game meat subitted samples  of tracheobronchial and prescapular lymph nodes froma a wild boar carcass (Sus scrofa). The lymph nodes were slightly increased in size and hardened. When sectioned, mineralized and whitish lesions were obsereved. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (19)

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

Granulomatous-suppurative pneumonia due to Nocardia in a calf

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In a 10-month-old Friesian calf a nodule of about 5 cm in diameter, with a caseous appearance, was seen in the lung. (more…)

Pig carcass with nodular lesions in the pleura and viscera

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In a male, 6 months old, pig carcass, multiple whitish nodular lesions were observed in the lungs, parietal pleura, diaphragm and in the liver. (more…)

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

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

Tuberculosis surveillance in slaughterhouses

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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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