Week of 13-Apr-2018

The weaner pig on the left is pale when compared with a normal weaner on the right. These pale pigs are slow growing. What is the cause of the problem in this case?

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Eperythrozoon suis was reclassified in 2002 as Mycoplasma suis, but the disease it causes is still known as swine eperythrozoonosis. It is a sporadic disease, usually observed in young, growing pigs, characterized by lethargy, fever, anorexia, anemia and, in severe cases, by jaundice.

Confirmation was made by demonstrating the organism in blood smears stained with Wright-Giemsa stain. The organism was found on the surface of erythrocytes.

Week of 15-Mar-2019

This picture is frequently seen at abattoirs. What lesion can we see in this kidney?

Week of 08-Mar-2019

Which lesion patterns are present in this lung?

Week of 01-Mar-2019

What is the name of this process?

Week of 22-Feb-2019

What is the name of this lesion?

Week of 19-Feb-2019

What is the possible aetiology of this lesion?

Week of 08-Feb-2019

What could be causing these lesions?

Week of 28-Jan-2019

Which can be the cause for this lesion?

Week of 11-Jan-2019

What is the name of this parasite?

Week of 03-Jan-2019

This image of a cross-section of a pig lung is characteristic of a pneumonia caused by: