Week of 19-Feb-2019

What is the possible aetiology of this lesion?



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Photo of the small intestine of a suckling piglet with diarrhoea whose intestinal wall looks flaccid, very thin and with and a watery content. Microscopically, the lesion seen is an atrophy and a fusion of villi, and the vacuolization of the apical enterocytes. This lesion is characteristic of the infection with enteric viruses, such as rotavirus and coronavirus. In case of the periweaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS) we can also see a thinner wall (macroscopically) and the atrophy and fusion of microvilli (microscopically). The diagnosis is atrophic catarrhal enteritis.

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 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:

Week of 27-Dec-2018

What pathogens are involved?