Week of 22-Feb-2019

What is the name of this lesion?

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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 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 19-Feb-2019

What is the possible aetiology 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?