Week of 21-Dec-2018

Which lesions are present in this lung?

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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 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?

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 15-Nov-2018

Which pathogen causes this lesion?

Week of 02-Nov-2018

What lesion is seen?

Week of 25-Oct-2018

A sow is found with skin lacerations in the pen. What is the cause of this condition?

Week of 18-Oct-2018

Many sows have abscesses in the side of the neck. What is the cause of this lesion?