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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…)

Granulomatous pneumonia (of unknown cause) in a pig

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In a 2 year old sow carcass multiple whitish rounded masses were observed in the lung showing a multifocal and widespread distribution. The diameter of the masses varied from 4 mm to 15 cm. When sectioned a whitish coloration was seen.
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Un segon exemple del cas descrit a la Figura 1.
Un segon exemple del cas descrit a la Figura 1.

Lymphadenopathy and skin lesions in pigs

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Lately several inquiries have been submitted to SESC regarding pig carcasses with erythema (skin redness) and alterations of lymph nodes. (more…)

Granulomatous disseminated lesions in pig carcasses

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Description of a series of cases of granulomatous lesions in pigs carcasses caused by Mycobacterium avium. (more…)

Bovine granulomatous lymphadenitis

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The presence of granulomatous/caseous lesions in bvien carcass lymph nodes is strongly indicative of an infection by Mycobacterium bovis (Bovine Tuberculosis causal agent).   (more…)

Nodular lesions in the lung parenchyma.

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In a 20 months olg cow 4 pulmonary nodules were observed, of whitish colouration when cut, ranging in diameter from 1 to 2.5 cm and of soft consistency. (more…)

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