Week of 22-Feb-2019
What is the name of this lesion?
Colon of a nursery pig in which the mucosa has a yellowish granular appearance, with some smooth erosion foci. At a microscopic level they are areas with mucosal necrosis. It is a necrotic colitis caused by Salmonella. In this process, the small intestine can also be affected. We must make a differential diagnosis with the lesions caused by Brachyspiras, specially B. hyodysenteriae, that only affect the large intestine and that are more frequent in growing and fattening pigs, although they can also affect nursery pigs.
Week of 15-Mar-2019
This picture is frequently seen at abattoirs. What lesion can we see in this kidney?
Week of 03-Jan-2019
This image of a cross-section of a pig lung is characteristic of a pneumonia caused by: