Week of 21-Dec-2018
Which lesions are present in this lung?
Fattening pig lung that has not collapsed when taking it out from the thoracic cavity and that shows cranioventral consolidated areas with a dark red colour and fibrin deposits in the pleura that cover almost all the surface. It is a coinfection with a respiratory virus (PRRS virus) and a bacterium (Pasteurella multocida). There is a combination of an interstitial pneumonia (virus) and a fibrinous bronchopneumonia (bacterium).
Week of 03-Jan-2019
This image of a cross-section of a pig lung is characteristic of a pneumonia caused by:
Week of 29-Nov-2018
Most of the pigs in this pen have dark coloured over the skin. What is the cause of this condition?
Week of 23-Nov-2018
A number of weaners died suddenly within the first 4 weeks post-weaning. All them have oedema of mesocolon at post-mortem examination. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 25-Oct-2018
A sow is found with skin lacerations in the pen. What is the cause of this condition?