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  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • SKELETAL
  • ORGAN:
    • JOINT-HOCK
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • CHRONIC FIBRINOSUPPURATIVE SYNOVITIS; CONTAGIOUS BOVINE PLEUROPNEUMONIA
  • CAUSE:
    • MYCOPLASMA MYCOIDES MYCOIDES
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • GREGG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • USDA FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC LAB, PLUM ISLAND
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • The fluid in the hock joint is increased and turbid due to the fibrin and neutrophils contained within. There is also a lot of connective tissue investing the joint at this time.