Week of 17-Mar-2017
What is the aetiological cause of this lesion?
A diffuse, severe and well organized yellowish fibrinous exudate cover the peritoneal organs. This severe and diffuse chronic fibrinous peritonitis could be observed alone in the abdomen as well as in other serosal cavities (pericardium and pleura). This findings are consistant with Glässer's diseases (poliserositis) caused by Haemophylus parasuis. The diseases could rarely involve also joints and central nervous system.
Mycoplasma hyorhinis, S. suis and colibacillosis should also be considered in the differential diagnosis.
Week of 20-Oct-2017
There is scour, ill thrift and high mortality during the first 8 weeks post-weaning. All post-mortemed pigs had the same gross lesions, as the one seen in the picture. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 13-Oct-2017
The unit has an increase of coughing and poor growth rates. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 06-Oct-2017
There is an increase of ill thrift and laboured abdominal breathing in the weaners. There were poor response to antimicrobial treatment. Mortality ranges from 6 to 15%. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 22-Sep-2017
What is the likely cause of this lesion seen in >10% of lungs in slaughter pigs each week from a breeder feeder farm?
Week of 15-Sep-2017
The ulcer shown is in the preputial diverticulum of an adult boar culled due to persistent haemorrhage in the ejaculate. What is the likely cause?
Week of 08-Sep-2017
This non-fatal scour is seen in piglets from 10 days of age. What is the most likely primary cause?
Week of 01-Sep-2017
Which infectious disease is the most likely cause of the haemorrhages visible on the serosal surfaces of this growing pig which was found dead?