Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • OVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • INTEGUMENT
  • ORGAN:
    • PRESENTATION
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • PROLIFERATIVE AND NECROTIZING DERMATITIS; SHEEP POX
  • CAUSE:
    • SHEEPPOX VIRUS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • GREGG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • USDA FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC LAB, PLUM ISLAND
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • Three sheep with acute SP infection. The animals are inactive and depressed. The side of one sheep has been sheared so the extent of skin involvement can be seen.